Taught course

Medical Leadership (PGDip/PGCert/MSc)

Lancaster University · Centre for Training and Development

Entry requirements

Qualified doctors holding an MBChB or equivalent. For the PgDip/MA a PgCert in Medical Leadership or equivalent is required.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is for doctors at any stage of their careers who are interested in developing and proving their commitment to:

  • Improving patient experience and service delivery
  • Demonstrating caring, compassionate, authentic leadership
  • Developing leadership capacity to achieve medical and organisational impact
The course is designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in line with the Medical Leadership Competency Framework.
The MSc includes:
  • Further development of your knowledge and skills
  • Undertaking real work-based medical leadership projects
Students may also make a claim (APL) to gain credits for exemption from some modules.

Information for international students

IELTS: At least 6.5 overall (minimum element scores apply).

Fees and funding

All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

CETAD Course Enquiries
+44 (0)1524 593318