A recent first-class degree (within the last five years) and at least six months' post-qualifying experience. Applicants with a recent diploma (HE) will be considered but will be required to write a short academic essay. All applicants should be working in the health and social care setting which will allow them to undertake the practical elements of the programme.
Months of entry
This innovative course, designed for professional healthcare workers who are keen to learn more about leadership and management techniques, links theory to practice by combining academic teaching with work-based learning. It covers theories of leadership and managing change, and enables you to carry projects that are relevant to your workplace. Many of our students have been promoted as a direct result of studying this course.
What will you study
The course consists of taught modules, a work-based learning project and enables you to explore a topic of interest in depth, with the aim to publish. You will learn how to lead and manage healthcare practice and implement research advances to enrich evidence-based practice. The course will help you to develop the ability to implement workplace learning in clinical settings, and competently research healthcare issues within your workplace. You will also gain the skills to prepare you for management of change and to apply your learning to projects within the workplace.
Information for international students
All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 5.5. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider. http://www.kingston.ac.uk/international/studying-at-kingston/language-requirements/
Fees and funding
For information on funding, please visit: www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Student Services and Programmes Office
- +44 (0)20 8417 5498