The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health & Social Care Management (603/6066/5) is aimed at candidates who are wanting to develop their understanding of policy, management theory and practice in the health and social care sector. This qualification provides knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager, enhancing knowledge and skills in the areas of leading change, effective performance, planning and accountability, development and team leadership.


Entry Requirements

To be eligible for the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health & Social Care Management, you must possess:

  • An honours degree in a related subject, or UK Level 6 Diploma or equivalent overseas qualification
  • Management experience

All learners must be 21 or older.


Course Structure

Through distance learning you can earn your qualification online while learning, developing and practicing the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Health & Social Care.

To gain the Level 7 Diploma in Health & Social Care Management you must complete 6 mandatory units to demonstrate both your knowledge and your working practice.


Mandatory Units

Unit D/618/2710: Health and Social Care Leadership

Unit H/618/2711: Managing People in Health and Social Care

Unit K/618/2712: Managing Finance in Health and Social Care

Unit M/618/2713: Health and Social Care Strategies and Policies

Unit T/618/2714: Leading Change in Health and Social Care

Unit D/507/9468: Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals


Course Format

Your learning material will be provided by your assessor, along with a guidebook and assessment plan. The assessment team will monitor your progress to offer you support and guidance throughout your course. 



This is an assignment based qualification. Assignments may be made up of tasks to achieve the unit outcomes.

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma does not require an observation.



The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health & Social Care Management is not approved for those under the age of 18. English Proficiency English Language Expectations | OTHM Qualifications and a link to British council 



Learners will receive 18 months access to their course.



You will receive full uncapped access to the TrustTeach Health & Social Care assessment team for 12 months. You can contact the assessment team via phone or email.  Our assessors work Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, and any messages sent outside of these hours will be picked up during normal working times.  

You will receive your e-cert within 1 week of completion and the hard copy of your certificate within 4 weeks of completion.



The cost of the course is £1695.00

Should you wish to pay in full by card you can receive 15% off the full cost of the course. Use code PIF15 or call +44 (0)203 9002048.

Interest-free payment plans are available to suit all budgets with no credit checks.