• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

The Medical Leadership, Education and Research course from De Montfort University is designed to put you, as a doctor, at the centre of shaping your career. It is a practical and supportive leadership course for doctors. A framework is provided which enables you to develop your own area of interest and supports you with implementing an improvement project, in addition to learning about teaching and research. 

It will enable you to become a more able clinician, more patient-centred and more able to influence service delivery for patient benefit.

  • Run in partnership with both Primary and Secondary Care Medics from Health Education England in the East Midlands
  • Creates a forum for discussion across medical specialties
  • Part-time and uses a mix of study days and distance-learning to enable you to work whilst studying
  • Flexible options to undertake a postgraduate certificate / diploma or MSc. Extensive tutor support and feedback on your assessments
  • Reciprocal arrangement with the Postgraduate Medical Education Certificate if you wish to qualify as a trainer

Graduate careers

The specialist and learning skills you acquire are highly sought after in many different sectors of practice. Having an MSc is recognised by many employers as a stepping stone in career progression.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Leadership
  • Research 
  • Teaching
  • Service Improvement

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Not available to international students.

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
    • PgCert: 60 credits
    • PgDip: 120 credits
    • MSc: 180 credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

The course is open to all doctors who:

  • Are at least 2 years post-graduation
  • Are registered with the General Medical Council (evidence of medical degree and GMC registration will be required)

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    2772 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8328 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • First year, postgraduate certificate - £2,776
  • Second year, postgraduate diploma - £2,776
  • Third year, MSc project - £2,776

Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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