Taught course

Leadership for the Health Professions

Institution
Swansea University · Swansea University Medical School
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You will require at least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject. There is also provision for admission that takes into account work experience if you have an undergraduate degree below a 2:2 honours level. If you do not have an undergraduate degree you must have significant relevant work (or other) experience, which has been assessed as appropriate by the Admissions Selectors. If you are an international student, you will need to demonstrate knowledge of the English language at IELTS overall 6.5 or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

This course is suitable for doctors, nurses, academic staff and other health professionals at all stages of their career (including trainees) with a leadership or management role or those aspiring to one.

This modular programme can be taken as a separate Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma as well as a full Master level qualification. It has been designed specifically for busy working professionals combining face to face contact days supplemented by online learning and tutor, mentor and peer support. The campus-based course is delivered in Swansea and Leicester.

This modular programme, delivered in collaboration with the College of Human and Health Sciences, has been designed specifically for busy professionals combining face to face contact days supplemented by online learning and tutor and peer support.

It can be taken as a separate Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma as well as a full Master’s level qualification.

The programme will provide students with leadership training with modules exploring:

  • PMLM10 Contemporary issues in health professions leadership (15 Credits)
  • PMLM11 Understanding organisations, systems and services (15 Credits)
  • PMLM12 Developing yourself as a leader and managing performance (30 Credits)
  • PMLM13 The learning organisations, teams and groups (15 Credits)
  • SHQM40 Social, cultural and economic context of health (15 Credits)
  • PMLM14 Developing leadership, innovation and change (30 Credits)

Additionally, students will be able to choose to complete a research based dissertation or a work based reflective portfolio.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months

PGDip

part time
24 months

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Medical School
Email
postgraduatemedicine@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 513400