Taught course

Leadership and Management for Healthcare Practice

University of Salford · School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

Entry requirements

A Bachelor’s degree with honours from a UK university or an equivalent academic or professional qualification (if applicable) from the UK or elsewhere i.e. incorporating study at least comparable to 120 credits at honours level as so deemed by the Board of College or a Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate from a UK University The University requires that applicants must have satisfactory references related to the intended vocational course regarding their ability to complete the course and appropriate position within their organisation Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) An applicant who does not possess one of the qualifications which satisfies the General Academic Entry Requirement may be admitted through the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) route, The Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) route or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may be used for entry Recruitment of International Students: If you are an international applicant you must demonstrate access to a health care organisation in order to undertake and apply the required work-based learning (contextualise theory and practice) If this is not possible you must demonstrate recent (contemporary) knowledge of a health care organisation in order to undertake and apply the required work-based learning activities and contextualise theory and it is preferred that you are sponsored by the organisation/ government so have continuing links with your country health care organisation You will be made aware of the philosophy of work-based learning programme (contextualise theory and practice) approach from the outset

Months of entry


Course content

Three good reasons to study Leadership and Management for Healthcare Practice at Salford:

  • Transform patient and service outcomes at a local level
  • Understand your organisation and become an effective leader
  • Explore the challenges and opportunities to influence policy which impact on patient and service outcomes.

Course Summary

We know that effective leadership and management does not happen by chance. This practice-related course is aimed at all health care professionals who want to develop the knowledge, skills and qualities to be an effective health care leader. This leadership and management course is designed to give you the confidence to try new and creative approaches to the workplace, deal with complex leadership situations and provide effective patient and service outcomes.

Information for international students

A candidate whose first language is not English must possess evidence of proficiency in the English Language. Such a qualification must equate to a minimum average IELTS score of 6 or above (and for each component 5 or above).

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £7,350

Part-time £7,350 (£2,625 per year 1 and 2, £2,100 for dissertation year)

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £7,500

Part-time £2,675 for year one

Additional Costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months


full time
8 months
part time
24 months


part time
9 months
full time
4 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)161 295 4545