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​​​​​​​​​​​​MBA stream in
Health Care Leadership​

​Professionalising leadership
in the HEALTH CARE industry​

​Acquire the skills to lead change in the health care environment​​​​​

The MBA with stream in Health Care Leadership covers all the functional areas of management while giving you a contextual understanding of the principles of clinical governance and current health care reform programmes such as National Health Insurance, the policy landscape and health systems for value-based care. The specialisation modules also focus on the challenges of finance and funding in health care, taking into account a limited-resource context in South Africa and in Africa.
The MBA stream in Health Care Leadership includes an International Study Module at a foreign business school and a personal leadership development journey tailored for health care leadership.

The Modules and electives focused on Health Care Leadership offered during the second year of enrolment in the Blended Learning format.

Gain an understanding of …

What stands out?

  • ​The skills to lead positive change in the health care environment
  • The principles of clinical governance, health care reform programmes such as National Health Insurance, the policy landscape, health systems for value-based care, and the challenges of finance and funding in health care 
  • ​International Study Module at foreign business school tailored for this stream 
  • Leadership development journey tailored for this stream 
  • Blended Learning classes (on campus and/or online) for the stream-specific modules
  • Learn-while-you-earn programme



Why USB?

USB was the first school from an African university to receive all three international accreditations: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. Together, the three accreditation bodies look at business schools from three different geographical and quality perspectives to give you an independent and world-benchmarked view of our programmes. USB’s programmes are underpinned by a global perspective combined with unique African contextualisation.

Our students regularly mention collaborative learning with fellow students from different industry backgrounds and geographies as one of the highlights of their learning journey.

USB forms part of Stellenbosch University – the strongest research university in Africa. In 2018, Stellenbosch University will be celebrating its 100-year anniversary. The business school is centrally located in northern Cape Town, which is half way between Cape Town’s central business district and the university town of Stellenbosch.

Where USB’s alumni come from

• 30 countries in Africa
• 12 countries in Europe
• 10 countries in Asia
• 5 countries in the Americas
• Australia and New Zealand


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Bellville 7530, Cape Town,

South Africa​​​


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