Taught course

Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

University of Southampton · Faculty of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Lower second-class degree in health or social care or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University; relevant experience/qualifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Months of entry


Course content

Acquire the skills to become a health and social care leader of the future and head teams at the highest level. Our interdisciplinary programme is work-focused and concentrates on producing visionary leaders who can draw on the latest research and methodology to continuously enhance the quality of care for service users in the UK and worldwide. We will enhance your leadership, managerial, and organisational skills to enable you to inform tactics and strategy, and function as a highly competent senior leader in health and social care sectors.

Typical modules include: Self Leadership; Leading Others; Strategic Management; Research Methods; Dissertation; Introduction to Healthcare Informatics; Governance in Action; any other MSc module from across the university with the permission of the programme lead. In the past, students have taken such modules as Project Management; Global Health; Medical Ethics

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Health Sciences
+44 (0) 23 8059 5500