You should have successfully completed the final year of an honours degree in a healthcare profession or relevant discipline or an international equivalent AND You must also work, or have worked, in the healthcare profession or related field. Students who do not meet the above academic criteria but are working in the healthcare profession or allied field may be considered on an individual basis at the Degree Programme Director’s discretion.
Months of entry
Part time: 12 months
CPD modules available
This Clinical Leadership PGCert is for experienced healthcare professionals. You will develop personal, professional and strategic leadership knowledge and skills. You will have access to inter-professional debate, the latest leadership theory and a variety of evidence based tools and techniques.
This course offers a unique learning opportunity to healthcare professionals from all clinical and non-clinical backgrounds. The course will increase your knowledge by sharing experiences of leadership dilemmas and challenges. Teaching is facilitated by leadership experts from a variety of healthcare backgrounds.
Claire Maxwell is the Degree Programme Director (DPD) for this course. She is a Nationally Accredited Clinical Leadership Development Facilitator with links to Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
You will reflect on your own leadership performance and experience through self-evaluation and 360 degree assessment. Diagnostic psychometric tools include:
- MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Indicator)
- Healthcare Leadership Model 360 Degree Assessment
- Hays ESCI-U (Emotional and Social Competency Inventory)
You will also have the opportunity to access team diagnostic tools including:
- ATPI (Aston Team Performance Inventory)
- Team Reflexivity Questionnaire
- Do OD (NHS Organisational Development)
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills). Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.
Fees and funding
See our course fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Rachel Clannachan, Programme Coordinator, Faculty of Medical Sciences Graduate School
- +44 (0) 191 208 5199