M.Sc. On Campus

Leadership Development

Edge Hill University

24 months
13500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Leadership Development from Edge Hill University is targeted at aspiring healthcare professionals who wish to apply for leadership and management positions within health and social care, as well as those already working as allied health professionals, clinical scientists, nurses or doctors.


Leadership Development from Edge Hill University is also suitable for those working in a variety of non-clinical roles, for example commissioners, quality improvement managers, clinical auditors, risk management, team leaders, social workers, patient advocates, or in the voluntary sector.


In an increasingly competitive health service, health and social care staff need to continually seek opportunities to add to their portfolio of qualifications in order to advance their careers. This is especially true for allied health professionals, clinical scientists, doctors, nurses and social workers where a postgraduate qualification is increasingly deemed desirable and essential.

For those students aspiring to work in leadership and management roles within health and social care, the programme will equip with you with essential transferable skills that will enable you to apply for a wide variety of roles within service improvement, project management, audit, governance, quality, commissioning, business operations, risk and patient safety.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Practice Project 
  • Leading People Through Change  
  • Research Methods
  • Leadership Self-Awareness and Self-Empowerment 
  • Collaboration Across Boundaries in Management
  • Medical Leadership

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To join this MSc you should ideally have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a health or social care related subject, although other subjects may be considered.
  • If you are in full-time employment and have a minimum of five years’ experience working within health and social care, you may be able to access the programme without a degree if you are able to demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development.
  • An interview forms part of the selection process.
  • English Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 24 months.

£39 per credit for UK students

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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