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Leadership in Health and Social Care MSc

Leadership in Health and Social Care MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Caring Skills

Course type


Course Summary

This programme is designed to support existing or aspirant leaders to develop their knowledge and understanding of leadership theories and frameworks. If you are employed in any health or social care discipline and you’re passionate about improving the quality of service, this programme will enhance your professional function as a leader to enable a more effective delivery of health and social care. This course is inter-professional in nature, suitable for individuals occupying both clinical and non-clinical roles. You’ll study modules that explore the concept of leadership from a personal, professional and organisational perspective. And you'll develop your strategic thinking skills – gaining the knowledge and skills to generate and lead change within an organisational context. The flexible nature of this programme enables you to fit your study with other work and life commitments. You have the option of taking the course at PGCert or PGDip level, or as a full Masters degree. Future prospects: This programme provides career progression and academic development for the leaders of the future. The course also opens up opportunities for further study. The University of Hull offers research degrees in Health, Nursing and Midwifery.

Different course options

Full time | Hull Campus | 18 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time


18 months

Start date



Self as Leader - Core
Developing Strategic Influence - Core
Creativity, Innovation and Change - Core

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

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree in subject related to health and social care, with a classification of 2:2 or above (or international equivalent); Where this requirement is not met, alternative professional qualifications and experience may be considered.