Entry requirements

To join this MSc you should ideally have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a health or social care related subject, although other subjects may be considered.
If you are in full-time employment and have a minimum of five years’ experience working within health and social care, you may be able to access the course without a degree if you are able to demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development.
An interview forms part of the selection process.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

If you are working, or aspiring to work, in a position of influence across the wider health and social care community, this MSc is for you. This programme is delivered through a flexible, blended learning model. A mixture of in-person and online study, or entirely online study, is available. The programme is targeted at aspiring healthcare professionals who wish to apply for leadership and management positions within 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.

Three specialist pathways are available which enable you to tailor the programme to meet your individual needs:

  • MSc Leadership Development (Clinical Leadership) is ideal if you work as a clinician and wish to focus on clinical leadership
  • MSc Leadership Development (Leadership and Management) is for those who are working, or aspire to work, in a leadership or management role
  • MSc Leadership Development (Medical Leadership and Management) is suitable for doctors, offering bespoke modules which provide a medical content and a business focus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44(0)1695 575171