18 months
8800 GBP/year
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This MSc Leadership in Health and Social Care programme offered at The University of Hull is designed to support existing or aspirant leaders to develop their knowledge and understanding of leadership theories and frameworks. This course is inter-professional in nature, suitable for individuals occupying both clinical and non-clinical roles.

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If you are employed in any health or social care discipline and you’re passionate about improving the quality of service, this MSc Leadership in Health and Social Care programme offered at The University of Hull will enhance your professional function as a leader to enable a more effective delivery of health and social care.

You’ll study modules that explore the concept of leadership from a personal, professional and organisational perspective. 

And you'll develop your strategic thinking skills – gaining the knowledge and skills to generate and lead change within an organisational context. The flexible nature of this programme enables you to fit your study with other work and life commitments. You have the option of taking the course at PGCert or PGDip level, or as a full Masters degree.

Study information

The part-time MSc is usually studied over 3 years. You can also choose to study for the interim award of Post Graduate Certificate or Post Graduate Diploma. The sequencing of modules will depend on point of entry onto the programme (September, January or June for part-time programmes).

The full-time MSc is designed to be studied over a period of 18 months. Post Graduate Certificate and Diploma stage modules can be studied simultaneously but must be successfully completed prior to the dissertation stage.

Future prospects

This programme provides career progression and academic development for the leaders of the future. 

The University of Hull offers research degrees in Health, Nursing and Midwifery.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Self as Leader
  • Developing Strategic Influence
  • Creativity, Innovation and Change
  • Research and Literature Review Methods
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You can apply for a postgraduate course at any time. There are no specific deadlines but you need to take into account the start date of your course.





Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry is open to anyone working in a health or social care environment.
  • Admission to the programme normally requires an honours degree in subject related to health and social care, with a classification of 2:2 or above (or international equivalent). 
  • Where this requirement is not met, alternative professional qualifications and experience may be considered.  

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    8800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8800 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.

Home/EU (part-time): £980 (20 credits), £2,935 (60 credits), £4,400 (90 credits)


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