Core Module Information
Module title: Managing Healthcare Resources (Singapore)

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HSC11707
Module leader: Isabel Nyangu
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Allied Health and Social Care Sciences


Description of module content:

This module will introduce you to key concepts relating to the management of delivery of healthcare services. The module addresses the key policy drivers nationally and globally for healthcare. You will learn how organisational changes are required to manage complexities in healthcare, seeking to improve service delivery. This module will address the impact of change, management of resources and organisational development with support from human resources (HR).
Topics will include organisational structure; aims, strategy and values; finance; national and global healthcare policy drivers; sustainability of healthcare services, health technology; specialist role in healthcare; managing change; project management; resource management; Human resource contributions-workforce planning; workforce development; performance management; inclusion, diversity, equality.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically evaluate the policy drivers in shaping contemporary health and social services.
LO2: Critically investigate the complexities involved in leadership, resource management, evidence base, policy implementation and the management of change in relation to service redevelopment.
LO3: Critically appraise the application of advanced technologies and resilience requirement of an organisation to address innovation and service delivery.
LO4: Evaluate the contribution of human resources to organisational effectiveness and the impact of the change in service delivery.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, BLENDED,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SINGAPORE
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Gail Norris
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 10
Online Lecture 5
Online Seminar 5
Independent Learning Groupwork (Scheduled) 6
Independent Learning Guided independent study 174
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 70 1,2,3 13 HOURS= 00.20
Essay 30 4 13 , WORDS= 1000
Component 1 subtotal: 70
Component 2 subtotal: 30
Module subtotal: 100

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