MSc Leadership in Health & Social Care (International)
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
GBP 19,494 / per year
Earliest start date
This programme is designed to help you progress as a healthcare professional. It will give you both the skills and the professional qualification you need to apply for more senior leadership and management positions within the health and social care.
Our team of experienced academics and practitioners focus on competent management and effective leadership, giving students from both clinical and managerial backgrounds the tools required to deliver service improvement and sustainable change in health and social care settings.
The programme is suitable for those working in both clinical and non-clinical roles:
- Those already working as allied health professionals, clinical scientists, nurses or doctors who wish to pursue managerial opportunities.
- Those working within the health and social care or voluntary sector in roles such as commissioning, quality improvement, clinical auditing or risk management who are looking to take the next step in their career.
You will have the opportunity to study with people from a variety of different countries, services and settings. The programme is designed to be as useful as possible to both yourself and your employer; we combine study and assessment of theory alongside its application within a work setting.
We also offer a UK-focused version of the programme.
What you will study
- Health & Social Care Leadership
- Managing People in Health and Social Care
- Understanding Health and Social Care through Policy and Strategy
- Leading Change and Service Improvement in Health and Social Care
- Management Project
Learning and assessment
This programme combines study and assessment of theory alongside its application within a work setting.
Study is through a blending learning approach including attendance on campus for each module, a virtual learning environment to support study, and ongoing tutor support.
Assessment of the programme includes practical application of skills and knowledge, demonstrating a theoretical understanding and enabling you to grow in confidence.
The University is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes. Specialist support is available throughout the course from Career and Employability Services including help to find part-time work while studying, placements, vacation work and graduate vacancies. Students are encouraged to access this support at an early stage and to use the extensive resources on the Careers website.
Discussing options with specialist advisers helps to clarify plans through exploring options and refining skills of job-hunting. In most of our programmes, there is direct input by Career Development Advisers into the curriculum or through specially arranged workshops.
The programme is targeted at aspiring healthcare professionals who wish to apply for leadership and management positions within the health and social care, as well as those already working as allied health professionals, clinical scientists, nurses or doctors.
The course is also suitable for those working in a variety of non-clinical roles, for example, commissioners, quality improvement managers, clinical auditors, risk management, team leaders, social workers, patient advocates, or in the voluntary sector.
This course has enabled previous graduates to go on to more senior roles within their organisations, as well as secondments to international bodies.
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Scholarships and Funding
Every year we award numerous non-repayable scholarships to UK, EU and international students on the basis of academic excellence, personal circumstances or economic hardship.