MSc/PgDip/PgCert Leadership and Management for Healthcare Practice
- Part-time study available
- International students can apply
- NHS Funding and bursaries available
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
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
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
English Language Requirements
A candidate whose first language is not English must possess a current qualification deemed acceptable by the University as evidence of proficiency in the English Language. Such a qualification must equate to a minimum average score of 6 or above (and for each component 5 or above) from the Cambridge/ British Council English Language Testing Service (IELTS) which provides a common international basis for the elaboration of language syllabuses, curriculum, examinations etc. This is broadly comparable to a classification of C1 under the Common European Framework (CEF)
This practice-related, Masters course is aimed at all health care professionals including nurses, midwives, doctors, physiotherapists, radiographers and health care scientists who want to develop the knowledge, skills and qualities to be an effective health care leader.
A typical applicant is normally a qualified health care professional currently working in middle management or wanting to move up to middle/senior management within or outside of the current organisation. Some applicants are already managers and want the formal qualification to support the role they are already doing.