Kings College London

The doctors and dentists of the future increasingly need a good grounding in management. This is particularly true for those who will be entering the British health care system, where management is now an intrinsic part of medicine and dentistry but unfortunately is not an intrinsic part of their respective curricula. An increasing number of doctors and dentists take on management roles in their careers. In hospital trusts doctors are taking on important and influential roles such as Medical and Clinical Directors and within primary care there are an increasing number of significant and powerful management roles that GPs and dentists are taking on, particularly with the advent of Clinical Commissioning Groups. Individuals with combined clinical and managerial skills are able to link the traditionally different worlds of management and medicine/dentistry and thus make important impacts within health care organisations. This combination of skills also serves individuals well at a time when, for young doctors and dentists, traditional pathways are both overcrowded and in a state of constant flux.

Key benefits

  • Offers a broad and balanced approach to management, providing strong foundations in the principal disciplines and the opportunity to explore areas of particular interest.
  • Our research-led curriculum encourages critical analysis and debate on a wide range of contemporary management issues.
  • Experience the richness of a business school academic and student environment.

Studying for an intercalated degree in Health Care Management fills an important gap in future doctors’ and dentists’ education. King’s Business School is research-led, with a strong international reputation in scholarship, teaching and practice. The School has a broad social science-based approach to the study of management and includes a major area of teaching and research strength in the public sector and health care management fields. The Health Care Management iBSc would make a valuable addition to your medical or dental degree, allowing you to better develop your career either within a health care system that is increasingly influenced by management or enable you to take a different career path such as management consulting.

Entry Requirements

External students must have first time passes for years 1 and 2 and all SSCs.

For further information please visit Kings College London’s intercalation page:

Closing Date

1st March 2021