Taught course

Leadership in Health and Social Care

University of Derby · College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Entry requirements

You’ll usually need an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification, such as a professional healthcare qualification, with appropriate post registration experience. For some modules, you’ll also need to have relevant practice experience and/or availability of work based mentors.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course will help you to progress as a practitioner, by developing your critical understanding of the issues and debates pertinent to health and social care. This will empower you to contribute to the development of a variety of a subject areas, fields or professions.

This course provides a flexible framework that enables you to meet your personal and professional development aspirations.

The MSc in Leadership in Health and Social Care is suitable for a wide range of professionals involved in the provision and delivery of a changing and expanding health and social care agenda. Increasingly, practitioners are being called upon to lead change within their organisation, on both clinical and strategic fronts. This course will:

  • Extend and progress the knowledge and skills you already have and how you may apply them to your own individual setting
  • Enable you to assess and support the impact your actions will have on practice
  • Provide an opportunity to respond to emerging career pathways allowing you to tailor your learning needs in a flexible and creative way

Fees and funding

UK students
£800, £900 or £1,000 per 20 credits
International students
£14,700 for the full programme

Funding your studies

Find out more about fees, postgraduate loans and support you may be entitled to.

Alumni discount for Derby graduates

We offer a discount on postgraduate course fees for all Derby alumni.

Scholarships and bursaries

We also offer a number of funding opportunities for all International students, including discounts, scholarships and bursaries.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1332 591167