HFMA intermediate diploma modules

The HFMA  intermediate qualifications offer 5 modules available for study. To gain the intermediate diploma in healthcare business and finance, you need to successfully pass the core module (20 credits) and two optional modules (10 credits). However, each module can be awarded separately as individual qualifications.

Modules available
L4C1

How finance works in the NHS
Core module

20credits
L4O1

Healthcare costing for adding value
Optional module

10credits
L4O2

Management skills 
Optional module

10credits
L4O3

Governance and risk management in the NHS 
Optional module

10credits
L4O4

Tools for transforming services in the NHS 
Optional module

10credits
Length of study : core module
You will need to spend a minimum of 200 hours studying the core module. Completing the module takes 18 weeks: 15 weeks study and 3 weeks assessment preparation. This module can be studied individually as an intermediate certificate in healthcare business and finance.

Length of study : optional modules
Learners will need to spend a minimum of 100 hours per module. Completing a module takes 10 weeks: 7 weeks study period and 3 weeks assessment preparation. Optional modules can be studied individually as an intermediate award in healthcare business and finance.