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Transforming and Leading in Health Care - Module / MSc / PgCert / PgDip

Transforming and Leading in Health Care - Module / MSc / PgCert / PgDip

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

This programme aims to equip students who are front line clinicians or have roles in management and leadership in healthcare. As health care provision becomes increasingly complex, with greater demand for services and more people with multiple long term conditions plus the shortages of skilled professionals, there is a growing importance on how health care needs to improve and transform. The overall aim of this programme is for you to continue to develop yourself and your leadership and management skills by understanding and reflecting on people and team’s behaviours and their effect on an organisation’s development and its ability to improve. The programme explores global health challenges and their relevance to your everyday practice. This will develop your research and leadership skills to enhance your critical thinking.

This programme’s core modules can be studied individually or can be combined into a Postgraduate Certificate. You can study 3 additional modules and gain a Postgraduate Diploma, and to achieve a Masters Degree you are also required to undertake the Dissertation module. This is a very interactive course that will combine academic theory with best practice. You will be asked to explore behaviours and emotions, innovation and improvements and use research and management skills to reflect on how you can contribute positively to an organisations climate and culture.

This programme equips you with enhanced knowledge in; interpersonal and managerial skills and health care improvement and policy, which contributes positively to employability within areas of health care. Promotes enterprising, professional, work-ready and creative problem solvers, wiling to respond to change and manage it effectively within health care.

Opportunity: Student Jobs on Campus ensures that our students are given a first opportunity to fill many part-time temporary positions within the University. This allows you to work while you study with us, fitting the job around your course commitments. By taking part in the scheme, you will gain valuable experiences and employability skills, enhancing your prospects in the job market. It will also allow you to become more involved in University life by delivering, leading and supporting many aspects of the learning experience, from administration to research and mentoring roles. Students can progress into the MSc after successful completion of the PgCert and PgDip.


This module is aimed predominantly at graduate professionals including, health and social care practitioners who wish to benefit from exploring how interpersonal and behavioural skills influence and affect their working life and practice. This module incorporates elements from the Intelligent Behaviour AnalyticsTM programme and is a unique offering to BCU students within this module. Under the guidance of the module facilitators, you will be able to direct your learning across a range of topics including managing self, relationships with others as well as working in teams and organisations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have an honours degree of a British University or equivalent institution (minimum 2:2) OR An equivalent graduate level qualification from an overseas university or equivalent institution (minimum 2:2). Students should have previous level 6 awards or provide evidence of equivalent study. International students will also additionally require an IELTS score of 6 in all of the exam domains.