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Leadership for the Health Professions, PGDip

Leadership for the Health Professions, PGDip

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Health Service Administration / Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

If you are a doctor, nurse or other health professional at any stage in your career and you have a leadership or management role, or aspire to one, our MSc Leadership for the Health Professions will help you develop the skills you need to flourish in your career.

Our unique interprofessional, multi-level, leadership development programme has been designed for busy working healthcare professionals, including international students. Our blended learning approach combines face to face contact days supplemented by online learning, tutor, mentor and peer support. You can study on campus, at either Swansea or Leicester, through distance learning, or a combination of both.

This part time programme provides you with theoretical and practical leadership development skills which you can apply across a range of leadership and management situations in healthcare and education. You’ll learn from a unique, case study based approach, where you will consider all aspects of health professionals’ activities from a leadership and management perspective.

LEADERSHIP FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We have carefully designed the course to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Leadership for the Health Professions, and the skills and knowledge you need to apply your learning to professional practice.

As such, this Master’s degree will give you the in-depth knowledge of the field to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression and further academic study.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance with attendance

Duration

2 years

Start date

OCT-20

Modules

This module provides an introduction to leadership and management concepts and theories, situated within a healthcare, educational or research based organisational context and culture. It also introduces students to the approaches and evidence base of leadership and management literature and organisational analysis. Consideration of contemporary leadership and management issues enables students to gain appreciation of the wider aspects of public service, policy, strategy, change, health systems, health professions education and organisational responses.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£2,550

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,550

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Admission to this course is normally on the basis of UK Honours Degree Grade 2:2 or above or an equivalent qualification for overseas applicants.