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Leadership and Management in Health MSc

Leadership and Management in Health MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management Skills (Specific) Health Service Administration / Management

Course type


Course Summary

This course gives practicing clinicians and health service managers a step up to the next level, and provide first-class training in key competencies for those who want to enter this sector. The programme offers both academic rigor and the practical skills to apply what you have learned to the workplace. Graduates leave the course as dynamic, forward-thinking healthcare professionals and service managers who excel in their field. Get the best of both worlds with a highly flexible modular programme that combines face-to-face lectures, seminars and workshops that foster a learning community with online study that fits alongside your work commitments. Work with the latest research and learn modeling and theories that you can use to analyse and improve your organization straight away. Learn how to manage people, budgets, information, marketing and quality, as well as how to navigate organizational change and think creatively. Enhance your leadership skills and gain a critical understanding of research into leadership and management. Study with staff that all have experience within the healthcare sector, on a course that applies to public, private and voluntary sectors in the UK and internationally. Study in the happiest and safest area in London, with fast transport links to the rest of the city. The programme you will follow depends on which qualification you want to pursue – choose from: Postgraduate Certificate; Postgraduate Diploma; Master’s degree (MSc); and Masters top-up. Students who enroll for an MSc or PGDip from the outset usually complete their studies within two years. Students who complete the PGDip successfully can convert this to an MSc by completing the Masters top-up.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


4 years

Start date



This module introduces the concepts of service operations management applicable to the health and social care environment through the provision of a methodology for the planning, quality measurement and control of resources.

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 will need: a good honours degree from a UK university (or an equivalent qualification from a recognized international higher education provider) in a relevant discipline. This is usually health or social sciences, though other qualifications at honours degree level are acceptable; or at least four years' work experience in middle or senior management, including participation in appropriate training events; and students need to demonstrate their motivation and ability to work at postgraduate level: they must be well prepared, disciplined and able to manage their time and workload effectively.

University information

A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees that are spread across four faculties in areas including art and design, business, social sciences, healthcare, engineering and computing. Passionate about inspiring students and transforming lives, the University's commitment to inclusivity and accessibility of its courses has been recognised with...more