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Full time | Preston Campus | 1 year | SEP-22

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Leadership Health Service Administration / Management

Course type


Course Summary

Are you a Postgraduate Professional (PGP) who is ambitious and wants to develop your authentic leadership persona to lead from the front confidently and competently? Study this course module by module at PG Certificate, PG Diploma level or achieve and MSc in Medical Leadership (ML). The ML program will equip you to lead your team in the executive arena. Discover and capitalise on your unique leadership strengths and style to maximise your leadership legitimacy to improve your team performance.

The course combines diverse, commercial know-how and internationally recognised self-assessment tools to help you develop best practice.

The ML foundation module (MB4300) provides a toolkit to help you establish the baseline of your leadership strengths and style, and your NHS competency level to lead from the front to move up the career ladder.

Once you have completed the foundation module, you can cherry pick your next module - focusing on your personal interests, professional and organisational needs, and the skills you require to succeed in Senior Leadership.

Why study with us

  • Join an up-to-date, dynamic and flexible course which offers tailored options to suit a wide range of postgraduate medical, clinical and healthcare professionals.
  • Learn in a safe small cohort in bite sized chunks as you implement the learning step by step with support from the course leaders and fellow high potentials in your sphere of practice though each module.
  • Access experienced, practising clinicians and commercial experts with current expertise in specific modules. They’re part of the extended academic, clinical and commercial NHS team readying you for the demands of the to exerting influence and leveraging your Senior Leadership skill set and unique leadership strengths in practice.

Future careers

Are you a career climber, are you looking to develop a portfolio career then the Medical Leadership modules will enable you to create the baseline of your authentic leadership persona. Then cherry pick the module/ skill set you need to grow to deliver SLT leadership legitimacy for your development and your organisational need.

Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.


The aim of this module is to equip you with the knowledge, techniques and skills to undertake research projects. You will examine philosophical issues and their relevance to applied research.

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Entry requirements

Applicants should hold at least 2:2 degree in related subject. Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and if they have experience.

University information

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a forward-thinking university with multiple campuses and a truly international community of student learners. Founded in 1828, it has become one of the UK’s largest universities, with almost 200 years of heritage in delivering high-quality education. UCLan offers a portfolio of over 200 employment-oriented courses, aimed at preparing graduates for successful and impactful careers. The...more