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MSc/ PG Dip / PG Cert Leadership and Management for Health Care Practice


Course Description

We know that effective leadership and management does not happen by chance. This practice-related programme is aimed at all health care professionals who want to develop the knowledge, skills and qualities to be an effective health care leader. This leadership and management programme is designed to give you the confidence to try new and creative approaches to the workplace, deal with complex leadership situations and provide effective patient and service outcomes.

Key benefits:

• Transform patient and service outcomes at a local level
• Understand your organisation and become an effective leader
• Explore the challenges and opportunities to influence policy which impact on patient and service outcomes

Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/leadership-and-management-for-healthcare-practice

Suitable for

Health care professionals including nurses, midwives, doctors, physiotherapists, radiographers and health care scientists.

Programme details

This leadership and management course is designed to give you the confidence to try new and creative approaches to the workplace, deal with complex leadership situations and provide effective patient and service outcomes.

If you want to implement quality improvements that are locally lead, patient-centred and clinically driven, this Masters course will help you:

• Transform patient and service outcomes at a local level
• Understand your organisation and become an effective leader
• Explore the challenges and opportunities to influence policy that impacts on patient and service outcomes
• Understand yourself as a leader and enhance your knowledge, skills and qualities
• Develop the skills to manage change in complex and changing health care settings
• Develop project management skills
• Implement a change management project

The full course runs full-time or part-time over one year giving you the chance to exit with the following awards:

Full-time

• Postgraduate Certificate: two modules over four months
• Postgraduate Diploma: four modules over eight months
• Masters: four modules plus a dissertation over one year

Part-time

• Postgraduate Certificate: two modules over nine months
• Postgraduate Diploma: four modules over two years
• Masters: four modules plus a dissertation over three years

[Format]]

This course is delivered on a modular basis. You will attend study days throughout the duration of the module. You will be provided with opportunities to contextualise all leadership learning to your own health care organisation. You can study the course on a part-time or full-time basis (international students are only able to apply for the full-time route). If you study full-time, you will study more than one module at a time.

Module titles

• Leading and Managing in Health Care Organisations (30 credits)
• The “Me” in Leadership for Health Care Practice (30 credits)
• Leading Change for Patient and/or Service Improvements (30 credits)
• Project Management and Methods of Enquiry for Health Care Practice (30 credits)
• Dissertation (60 credits): Implement a project in your own workplace

Assessment

The course allows for a variety of assessments, depending on the module you will be undertaking, and include:

• Written assignments
• Patchwork text assessment
• Presentations
• Writing of a business case
• Vica voco (presentation and justification of the business case)
• Critical commentary to understand own leadership and management personal development

Career potential

Past students have gone on to make a significant impact on patient care through their application of enhanced leadership
and management skills, qualities and attitudes.

How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying

Visit the MSc/ PG Dip / PG Cert Leadership and Management for Health Care Practice page on the University of Salford website for more details!

Entry Requirements

•A Bachelor’s degree with honours from a UK university or an equivalent academic or professional qualification (if applicable) from the UK or elsewhere i.e. incorporating study at least comparable to 120 credits at honours level as so deemed by the Board of College or a Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate from a UK University.The Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) route or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may be used for entry

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