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Senior Leader (Healthcare) Apprenticeship

Senior Leader (Healthcare) Apprenticeship

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Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

Health Care Management / Health Studies Leadership

Course type


Course Summary


  • This Level 7 apprenticeship is suitable for current and future senior leaders in healthcare from organisations of all sizes in the private, public or voluntary sector
  • Underpinned by our successful PG Diploma in Healthcare Leadership and Management
  • Designed to develop high-potential team members into able leaders by equipping them with the tools to take responsibility for their organisation’s direction, vision and strategic intent
  • Gain the professional techniques required to inspire and guide a team and strive for the highest standards in the delivery of patient-focused healthcare within a demanding and progressive industry
  • Apprentices will use their newly gained knowledge and skills to contribute to their ethical, innovative and supportive healthcare culture
  • Option to top up to an MSc in Healthcare Leadership and Management available via an additional top-up module (additional fee)


Successful graduates of the programme will have positive impact in their organisations.

Apprentices will lead change in an inclusive and strategic way, will have a clear focus on achieving the diverse goals of their organisation, and be capable of influencing at high levels within their organisation.


Leading Change in Health Services (15 Credits) - Core
Strategic and System Leadership (15 Credits) - Core
Leadership and Management in Healthcare (30 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject and at least three years’ experience at a professional managerial level (ideally in the healthcare sector) or as a senior clinical lead. Level 2 Maths and English will need to be evidenced prior to end-point assessment (EPA).

University information

The University of Exeter is a global university and a member of the leading research-oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of its 27,000 students from over 150 countries, 5,600 of these are postgraduates, studying across the university’s three main...more