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MSc/PGDip Leadership and Management for Healthcare Practice

MSc/PGDip Leadership and Management for Healthcare Practice

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Full time | University of Salford | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Health Studies Nursing Management Skills (Specific) Health Service Administration / Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Effective leadership and management do not happen by chance. This practice-related course will help you develop the knowledge, skills and qualities to be an effective health care leader. This leadership and management course is designed to give you the confidence to try new and creative approaches to the workplace, deal with complex leadership situations and provide effective patient and service outcomes.

The course is aimed at all health care professionals including nurses, midwives, doctors, physiotherapists, radiographers and health care scientists who want to develop the knowledge, skills and qualities to be an effective health care leader.

The full course runs full-time or part-time over one year giving you the chance to exit with the following awards:

Full-time:

  • Postgraduate Diploma: four modules over eight months
  • Masters: four modules plus a dissertation over one year

Part-time:

  • Postgraduate Diploma: four modules over two years
  • Masters: four modules plus a dissertation over three years

You will:

  • Gain the confidence to try new and creative approaches
  • Learn how to deal with complex leadership situations and provide effective patient and service outcomes
  • Transform patient and service outcomes at a local level
  • Understand your organisation and become an effective leader
  • Explore the challenges and opportunities to influence policy which impacts on patient and service outcomes

WHAT YOUNEED TO KNOW

APPLICANT PROFILE

This practice-related, master's course is aimed at all health care professionals including nurses, midwives, doctors, physiotherapists, radiographers and health care scientists who want to develop the knowledge, skills and qualities to be an effective health care leader.

Typically, an applicant is normally a qualified health care professional currently working in middle management or wanting to move up to middle/senior management within or outside of the current organisation. Some applicants are already managers and want the formal qualification to support the role they are already doing.

Modules

In this module students will be able to explore your organisation and the context within which you work. Areas covered include what is leadership and understanding your health care organisation as well as theories of leadership and management including governance, strategic management and stakeholder engagement.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Students annual fee will be calculated pro rata to the full-time fee according to the number of credits you are studying.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

Students annual fee will be calculated pro rata to the full-time fee according to the number of credits you are studying.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a bachelor’s degree with honours from a UK university or an equivalent academic or professional qualification (if applicable) from the UK or elsewhere i.e. incorporating study at least comparable to 120 credits at honours level as so deemed by the Board of College or a Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate from a UK university. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/ traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

University information

The University of Salford is an ambitious and progressive institution in the Greater Manchester area. It offers a high-quality programme of postgraduate and research degree courses that furthers understanding in key areas of global research, and leads graduates into challenging and rewarding careers in science, healthcare, law, business, engineering, the built environment, media, music and the arts. Students will join a postgraduate community...more