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Increasingly, practitioners are being called upon to lead effective change, implementing key leadership and management skills to improve both clinical and patient delivery within their health and social care organisation. Earn a Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care Postgraduate Certificate degree at University of Derby.

About

Ideal for health and social care professionals who are looking to lead change in the provision and delivery of their health and social care setting, this Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care Postgraduate Certificate at University of Derby acknowledges the needs of those in current or developmental managerial roles who are seeking to develop new managerial and leadership skills to enhance their career and improve their practice. Whether you are taking the next step in your career or have a general interest in this area of study, this course will give you the ability to make a real difference in people’s lives.

This programme will equip you with an advanced understanding in applying effective leadership and management theories to your own work setting that’s equally effective and coherent alongside today’s evolving health and social care agenda.

Career

To study this Postgraduate Certificate, you must already be working within a health and social care setting on a paid or voluntary basis. This course will allow you to develop and enhance your career, as well as help you to improve the care of your patients, clients or service users.

You can take this course to stand out from other health professionals and Level 6 professionals, building on your skills and knowledge that can be implemented into your practice. This course will also count towards your CPD for the year, enabling progressive structured improvement in your role.

In completing this course you will have the ability, skills and knowledge to help you pursue more strategic roles in the health and social care sector as well as to move ahead in a hands on role in leadership and management within your practice.

Programme Structure

Modules:

  • Advanced Integrative Practice
  • Leadership in Health and Social Care
  • Management for an Integrative Health and Social Care Workforce

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject, plus
  • Work experience in an appropriate subject area following on from your bachelor’s level qualification, plus
  • Current employment in an arena which will enable the achievement of the individual module learning outcomes e.g. voluntary, public, private, community, acute health and social care arenas.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    850 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    850 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
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£850 Per 20 credits

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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