The aim of the course is to provide you with an undergraduate education in the field of healthcare engineering and facilities management. The BSc aims to offer an enjoyable, intellectually demanding and stimulating programme of study and to create a graduate who are able to:

  • Understand, analyse and apply management and technology principles related to the field of healthcare engineering and facilities management
  • Understand and apply the skills of management of hospital engineering environments in a work-based context
  • Provide an opportunity to develop the skills to progress to further, higher study
  • Demonstrate the centrality of experiential learning to the developing practices in the workplace
  • Utilise a range of information technology tools for work based learning and personal development
  • Develop skills of interpersonal and adaptive communication necessary to perform in a management context within the healthcare engineering and medical equipment technology sectors
  • Demonstrate awareness of one’s own and others skills and practices within a life-long learning context

You will undertake a variety of modules, covering a range of management techniques: Leadership & management in healthcare, quality assurance and compliance, sustainability and environmental control, and professional development. You will also conduct a final year project.

Your course will be delivered across four teaching blocks to coincide with four study weekends held at Eastwood Park. In the year, 120 credits are delivered across an academic year.

Supported learning and earning

It's a work-based, blended learning programme enabling you to learn in the workplace and through Moodle with online study, workbooks plus direct practice.

In addition, there are four residential study and assessment weekends per year at Eastwood Park's residential training centre.

Your degree programme tutors are experts in their own specialisms and are accessible throughout to assist you. You really do get the opportunity for 1:1 support and small-group learning with industry leaders.

Moodle - our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) - is a valued resource, full of reference sources as well as providing a confidential online forum for discussion with fellow students. It's easy to use and fully accessible to suit you.

A range of academic and pastoral  support is available throughout your degree from Staffordshire University – read more on their website.

You will also have access to our dedicated degrees support team to further assist learning, answer queries and provide advice throughout.

Even when you are remotely learning you are never far from help and support.

Entry requirements

You need to be in relevant employment and an appropriate job role.

Normally you will have an English GCSE or an English Language qualification of IELTS 6.0.

You will need a relevant level 5 qualification (e.g. an FdSc) however we will consider applicants with alternative experience and knowledge.

Ideally you will have completed these qualifications no longer than 5 years ago.

Fees

Fees for the BSc are in line with equivalent undergraduate qualifications, for which you may be eligible for a student loan, subject to certain criteria.

  • BSc (Hons) management of healthcare engineering technologies & facilities - £6,500 (+VAT)

There will be some small additional costs related to the four study weekends that take place across the year.

Staffordshire University

This degree is awarded by Staffordshire University.

Eastwood Park is partnered with Staffordshire University, an institution with over 100 years' experience in higher education. SU is renowned for its focus on graduate employability and provides industry-relevant courses in a variety of subject areas, including computing, engineering, healthcare and science.

Facilities

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Classrooms

Classrooms are available for theory learning and group exercises (close to training laboratories when practice activities are included).

FAQs

  • Do I need to pay for the course in one go?

  • How much time will I need to spend studying?

  • Do I need to buy a special computer?

  • Can I start study whenever I want?

  • What are the English Language requirements?

  • How am I assessed?

  • Where do I get help?