Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study Leadership for the Health Professions (Distance Learning) at Swansea University
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This part time course in Leadership for the Health Professions (Distance Learning) will suit you if you are a teacher, researcher, doctor, nurse or other health professional at any stage of your career (including trainees) and you have a leadership or management role or aspire to one.
This is a modular, flexible interprofessional programme in Leadership for the Health Professions which has been designed specifically for busy professionals as an online, distance learning programme in order to enable students across the world to develop their leadership and management skills and understanding. There are two entry points each year in August and January. The course in Leadership for the Health Professions is delivered primarily using the BlackBoard online learning platform and you will need access to good wifi or broadband in order to fully engage with the multimedia course materials.
The Leadership for the Health Professions programme provides theoretical and practical leadership development, focussing on developing understanding of leadership and management at three levels: the intrapersonal (understanding yourself and developing yourself as a leader), the interpersonal (working with and leading others, groups and teams) and the organisational/system level (looking at complexity and change). Our approach to leadership development aims to provide you with a broad-based theoretical and conceptual framework which you can use to apply to your own, others and organisational leadership and management practical situations. We take a unique, case study approach where we consider all aspects of health professionals’ activities from a leadership and management perspective. You can register for the full masters’ course, for the PGDip or PGCert levels or for individual modules as an Associate student.
The course in Leadership for the Health Professions offers the following modules:
• PML700 Leadership in Practice (15 Credits)
PML701 Understanding organisations, systems and services (15 Credits)
• PML702 Developing yourself as a leader and managing performance (30 Credits)
• PML703 The learning organisations, teams and groups (15 Credits)
• PML704 Developing leadership, innovation and change (30 Credits)
• PM707 Professional development in practice (15 Credits)
• PML705 Dissertation (report on a primary piece of research or critical literature review) or work-based reflective Portfolio module (60 Credits)
Admission to this course in Leadership for the Health Professions is normally on the basis of UK Honours Degree Grade 2:2 or above or an equivalent qualification for overseas applicants.Applicants who are not first-language English speakers must provide one of the following qualifications: IELTS Academic: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each part); TOEFL IBT: 93 (20 in each part); Pearson PTE Academic: 62 (51 in communicative skill); Cambridge CPE: Grade CSijil Pelajaran Malaysia: Grade 6 or above
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