This part-time programme responds to the contemporary political agenda by developing leadership skills within the context of improving health services.
It explores the theory, principles and practice of leadership and organisational development in health-related organisations with exploration of key issues relating to clinical quality and performance, service improvement, and user choice and involvement. It includes a focus on personal development and action learning.
The MSc Leadership for Health Services Improvement programme covers: 1) Managing quality and service improvement in health care 2) Introduction to organisational development in health and social care 3) Public and user involvement in health care 4) Leadership in context 5) Applied leadership learning 6) Optional module 7) Dissertation.
ESRC scholarships for PG Study and Doctoral Research
The University of Birmingham ESRC Doctoral Training Centre is one of 21 across the UK that has been accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It has been awarded 14 ESRC scholarships to fund postgraduate training and doctoral research starting in October 2012.Outstanding applicants will be considered for ESRC scholarships in the following pathways:Applied Linguistics Russian and East European Studies International Development (IDD) West African Studies German Studies Business and Management Finance Economic and Social History Economics and Econometrics Education Urban and Regional Studies Human Geography Political Science and International Studies European Studies Local Government Studies and Public Policy Psychology Sport and Exercise Science (Psy) Social Policy Social Work Socio-Legal Studies
Value of Scholarship(s)
Please note that to be eligible for an ESRC award at the University of Birmingham you must have also submitted an application to study at the University.
The normal entry requirement for a Masters programme is a good Honours degree (upper second or better) or an equivalent professional qualification. However, there are circumstances when appropriate career experience may be taken into account as an alternative to an academic qualification. In addition to the normal requirements, applicants must be in employment in a health care-related organisation at the time the programme starts in order to optimise the application of theory and the action learning elements of the programme.
Recipient: University of Birmingham
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