Taught course

Leadership in Health and Social Care

University of Bolton · Faculty of Wellbeing and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Normally, you’re expected to possess at least a Lower Second Class (2:2) Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and have appropriate work experience. If you have a relevant professional qualification and/or substantial experience in a relevant field of practice, then we’ll be happy to consider your application.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc Leadership in Health and Social Care at the University of Bolton is specifically designed to support tomorrow’s industry leaders. Developed in conjunction with industry stakeholders, this course aims to provide a comprehensive overview of academic theory and the practical research experience necessary to help you fulfil your career ambitions.

Subjects you’ll study include leading and managing people and processes, decision making and strategic thinking, public health agendas, and international leadership. You’ll also complete a dissertation and postgraduate preparation for research design.

If you’ve been away from studying for some time and want to complete each module on a standalone basis, you’ll have the freedom to do so – the programme is completely flexible to fit around your personal circumstances, employment and professional development goals.

With each module, you’ll be encouraged to select a key focus of personal learning interest around the core module content. You’ll also have the opportunity to develop key transferable skills and knowledge to support roles in both acute and community care.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you'll also normally need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)1204 903903