Intercalated BSc

A challenging and innovative one year course in management for medical students in the UK

Our Intercalated BSc programme is available to 3rd or 4th year medical students from Imperial College London or other institutions. As a medical student, you can opt for the management module as part of your BSc modular degree.

The idea of the programme is to complement your scientific and clinical skills with business acumen. With a specific focus on healthcare, the BSc programme will equip you as a future clinician with the skills and tools required to innovatively address management issues faced by modern healthcare systems.

Programme content

Core modules: Specialist modules:
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Strategy
  • Organisational Behaviour and
    Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Sustainable Business
  • Health Economics
  • Managing Healthcare Organisations
  • Health Informatics
  • Social Research Methods

Autumn term: Examine the economic, financial and organisational framework within which businesses operate.

Spring term: Build on the framework of the autumn term and consider the functional issues that arise in the management of business activities.

Summer term: Complete a group project based on a healthcare management related problem.

Previous projects include:
The Last Peace: A group project that focused on designing a marketing campaign to inspire the medical profession to rethink perceptions around end of life care. Read more about The Last Peace here

Quit Genius: Students developed a smartphone app in collaboration with London’s tech design studio WeAreHive, that uses cognitive behavioural therapy and principles of game design to help people quit smoking. Featuring fun challenges, incentives and messages, it is designed to help smokers change the way they think about smoking and stay committed to their goal. Read more about Quit Genius here

“Doing an Intercalated BSc at Imperial was the best choice I could have made. As an external student I was concerned that I would have difficulty settling into a whole new university, but the support network is excellent and the faculty have been outstanding.”

Simisola Oke – Intercalated BSc 2015-16

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