Taught course

Leading Innovation for Clinical Practitioners

University of East Anglia · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Open to aspiring clinical leaders with a good first degree in a health care profession (min 2.2 or equivalent). Applicants with current registration as a health professional with an appropriate professional statutory regulatory body, and at least 2 years work experience, will also be considered. The support of your employing organisation is also needed to undertake this MA as part of PDR/PDP process.

Months of entry


Course content


This part-time MA programme is designed to emphasise the responsibility of all clinical practitioners to support the development and leadership capacity of colleagues and improving patient care, patient experience and innovation in service delivery.


Throughout the course, you will maintain a portfolio to document your progress and demonstrate your achievement with relation to the NHS Clinical Leadership Framework. The three year programme will explore areas of study including management of yourself, others and services, best practice and a final year dissertation.


Student feedback consistently proves that UEA medical courses are dynamic and fascinating, due to our enquiry-based learning techniques and clinical skills acquisition. With enquiry based learning, a consistent focus on mastering essential clinical skills, professional research and a supportive culture, the level of teaching in the School of Health Sciences is of an impressively high standard.


The School of Health Sciences takes a leading role in the renowned scientific research community of Norwich, a hub of exciting scientific research in the UK. As a student, you will enjoy great support for life-long learning and development of your career as a Clinical Practitioner who constantly is looking to innovative service delivery.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit fully from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows: IELTS: 7.0 (minimum 7.0 in all component); PTE: 68 (minimum 68 in all components).

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0) 1603 591515