Taught course

Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

Institution
University of Southampton · Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • A UK 2:2 Hons degree or above or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in a relevant subject from an approved institution of higher education. If you do not meet these criteria, evidence of suitable experience/qualifications may be considered (eg a relevant professional qualification at a suitable level, plus several years' post-qualifying experience, at least some at a senior level)
  • At least one satisfactory reference (on some occasions a second reference will be required)
  • Overall IELTS of 6.5 or above with no less than 6.0 in each component

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care is an inter-professional programme for people who are passionate about improving the quality of health or social services.

You will 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.

This is an interdisciplinary course that helps those who want to understand how to improve the quality of health or social care. You develop skills in understanding your own leadership styles, leading teams, managing strategically, and making decisions. You will be exposed to a broad range of contemporary perspectives on leadership, and how to inspire and get the best from people and organizations. You can develop further skills in leading teams, service improvement, strategy, managing information, innovation, and developing policy and governance framework. Students on this course come from the UK and across the globe, have a range of backgrounds and experience, and a desire to lead and improve services.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£23,136

Please see the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Programme leader: Richard Giordano
Email
r.giordano@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 7979