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Leadership in Health and Social Care PGCert

Leadership in Health and Social Care PGCert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Health Studies Caring Skills

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme is aimed at professionals in Health and Social Care wishing to develop skills in leadership. Students will be encouraged to think critically about health and social care provision with a key focus on leadership, management and the economic landscape. This programme will provide you with opportunities to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, expertise in critical appraisal, and the ability to lead and innovate in your area of practice.

The programme reflects the need for professionals in health and social care to develop leadership skills in a dynamic health and social care environment to ensure quality care delivery. The involvement of key people in leadership roles including the NHS and Scottish Government in both the planning and delivery will ensure that the programme has both currency and relevance. You will have an opportunity to develop an understanding of economic assessment and explore approaches to managing budgets and balancing financial constraints with quality provision.

Different course options

Study mode

Online

Duration

10 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module aims to enable to student to explore and apply leadership and management theory in the context of health and social care. In addition the student will have an opportunity to develop a whole systems perspective to understand the impact of policy on practice within the organisational structures relevant to care delivery.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£1667 per 20 credits

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

£1667 per 20 credits

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students who are with a relevant professional qualification and a first degree or equivalent may apply. Applicants should normally have 2 years experience post qualification.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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