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Postgraduate Diploma /MSc Leadership in Healthcare

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  • Study Type

    Distance learning & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Medicine

    Nursing & Health

    Social Work

  • Start Date

    September, March

  • Course Duration

    1 Year

  • Course Type

    MSc, PgDip

  • Course Fees

    £3900 - payment plans are available and if you pay your £180 deposit within 7 days of being accepted you'll get a £180 discount.

  • Last Updated

    11 October 2018

Online Leadership in Healthcare Courses

These are more than management courses. Managers are responsible for planning, organising, leading and controlling functions within an organisation. But not all managers are leaders.

Our Postgraduate Diploma and MSc courses will help you develop the skills needed to be a leader – such as communication, motivation, providing inspiration and guidance, and encouraging employees to rise to a higher level of productivity.

This Postgraduate Diploma Will Help You To:

  • Develop a team culture of trust that delivers results
  • Navigate teams through change with tenacity
  • Address challenges innovatively and ethically
  • Make positive decisions with confidence

Solve Your Leadership Challenges

The course will include the opportunity to work with your peers and tutors to solve one of your real-life leadership challenges. You’ll submit your challenge anonymously and the chosen challenge will form the basis for an online round-table discussion for you and your group to analyse, debate and propose a solution. So you could be getting more than a qualification.

You can apply for the MSc in Leadership in Healthcare as a two-year course, firstly completing the Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits), followed by the MSc (60 credits).

Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership in Healthcare

You'll study 6 modules, each over 6 weeks.

  1. Leadership in Healthcare: Exploring the complexities of applying leadership theories in ‘real world’ healthcare settings.
  2. Developing Human and Organisational Potential in Healthcare Settings: Equipping you as a leader with the ability to develop and improve services by harnessing the human and organisational potential within healthcare organisations.
  3. Clinical Governance and Quality in Healthcare Settings: Applying the theory and practice of Clinical Governance and Quality Improvement to complex healthcare settings.
  4. Career and Team Development in Healthcare Organisations: Examining a variety of team and career development tools and evaluating their role in contributing to organisational development.
  5. Strategy and Innovation for Healthcare Leaders: Developing high level skills in understanding the value of strategy and innovation for leaders in healthcare organisations.
  6. Change Management in Healthcare Organisations: Developing flexible leadership skills and the ability to lead change within complex healthcare organisational structures.

Diploma MSc is a collaborative partner of the University of South Wales. On successful completion of this course, you will receive a University of South Wales Postgraduate Diploma.

MSc in Leadership in Healthcare

The Leadership in Healthcare Masters course provides a progression route from the Postgraduate Diploma course in Leadership in Healthcare. Like the Postgraduate Diploma, you'll complete the MSc in 1 calendar year.

  1. Research Methods and Critical Appraisal in Leadership in Healthcare: An initial 12-week online module to develop skills in critical appraisal and knowledge of research methodologies.
  2. Professional Project: An initial 1,500 word proposal to form the basis or your 10,500 word professional project.

Diploma MSc is a collaborative partner of the University of South Wales. On successful completion of this course, you will receive a University of South Wales Masters.


Visit the Postgraduate Diploma /MSc Leadership in Healthcare page on the Diploma MSc website for more details!

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