Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study Leadership for the Health Professions at Swansea University
, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.
This course in Leadership for the Health Professions is suitable for doctors, nurses, academic staff and other health professionals at all stages of their career (including trainees) with a leadership or management role or those aspiring to one.
The Leadership for the Health Professions programme is modular, and can be taken as a separate Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma as well as a full Master’s level qualification. It has been designed specifically for busy working professionals combining face to face contact days supplemented by online learning and tutor, mentor and peer support.
This unique interprofessional, multi-level, leadership development programme has been designed primarily for health professionals actively working in healthcare, education, research or management. It will enable you to:
Develop an in-depth understanding of leadership and management theory grounded in policy, strategy and practice together with the core skills of critical analysis, evaluation, creative and reflective thinking and writing
Conduct research into and evaluate your own leadership practice
Promote interprofessional collaboration and understanding of leadership and management across a range of health professions
Develop increased personal effectiveness; work more effectively with teams and groups; lead and manage change and understand organisations and systems
Meet the needs of health boards and other organisations in developing the leaders of today and tomorrow
Modules on the Leadership for the Health Professions programme typically include:
• Leadership in practice
• Understanding organisations, systems and services
• Developing yourself as a leader and managing performance
• The ‘learning organisation’, teams and groups
• The 'Learning' Organisation, Groups and Teams
• Developing leadership, innovation and change
• Mentoring and Supervision