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Leadership and Management in Health (MSc/PGDip/PGCert)

Kingston University    Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

Part time September PGDip, MSc, PGCert PgCert: 1 year part time, PgDip: 2 years part time, MSc top-up: 1 year part time, MSc: 2 years full time

About the course

This course gives practising clinicians and health service managers a step up to the next level, and provides first-class training in key competencies for those who want to enter this sector. You will enhance your leadership skills and gain a critical understanding of research into leadership and management.

Ranked as one of the best health management masters courses in the world, and in the top three in the UK*, the programme offers both academic rigour and the practical skills to apply what you have learned to the workplace. On this course you will work with the latest research and learn modelling and theories that you can use to analyse and improve your organisation straight away.

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Entry Requirements

PgCert/PgDip or MSc: a 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
MSc top-up: a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Management in Health.

Candidates with non-standard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply.

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Where is Kingston University

Student Profile(s)


"I chose the MSc because I wanted to develop my management skills. I love the blended learning aspect – the discussion boards are great – and the lecturers are very supportive, particularly during my assignments. I'd really recommend this course."


Through the generous support of Kingston alumni to the Annual Fund, we offer approximately 20 postgraduate scholarships to UK students (classified as 'home' students for fees purposes) each year for courses starting in September. The aim is to encourage academic excellence and allow talented graduates to continue to higher levels of learning and research.

The scholarship offers a £3,000 (full time) or £1,500 (part time) reduction in fees for taught masters courses in the:

- Kingston School of Art
- Faculty of Business and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000* (full time) or £1,500* (part time)


To be considered, you must:
- have already received an offer of a place to study at Kingston on an eligible course
- be classed as 'home' for fees purposes
- have a first-class honours in a previous degree with additional evidence of academic excellence

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