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Leadership in Health and Social Care

University of Glasgow

Postgraduate Certificate Online
10 months
Duration
1667 GBP/credit
1667 GBP/credit
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About

This Leadership in Health and Social Care programme from University of Glasgow is aimed at professionals in Health and Social Care wishing to develop skills in leadership. Students will be encouraged to think critically about health and social care provision with a key focus on leadership, management and the economic landscape.

Overview

Why study the Leadership in Health and Social Care programme from University of Glasgow?

  • This programme will provide you with opportunities to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, expertise in critical appraisal, and the ability to lead and innovate in your area of practice.
  • The programme reflects the need for professionals in health and social care to develop leadership skills in a dynamic health and social care environment to ensure quality care delivery.
  • The involvement of key people in leadership roles including the NHS and Scottish Government in both the planning and delivery will ensure that the programme has both currency and relevance.
  • You will have an opportunity to develop an understanding of economic assessment and explore approaches to managing budgets and balancing financial constraints with quality provision.

Career

This programme meets the need to prepare Professionals in both Health and Social Care to take on leadership roles with the health and social care environment. This is now been identified as a key in the provision of high quality health and social care. The course content affords an opportunity for participants to develop new skills in leadership and enhance existing skills.  The course allows offers a unique opportunity to develop skills in economic costing that can lead to improved service delivery.

The involvement of leaders, both in the planning and delivery, from, a variety of settings including NHS and Scottish Government ensures that the programme is current and relevant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critically discuss theories of leadership and management and their application in the context of health care
  • Critically discuss managerialism and the potential tensions between leadership and management roles
  • Critically evaluate approaches to change management within the health and social care setting
  • Exploring the potential barriers and facilitators to successful change.
  • Critically analyse strategies and approaches to problem solving and decision making within the health and social care environment.
  • Critically analyse the impact of policy and quality strategies related to health and social care in both a local and global context
  • Critically discuss approaches to managing budgets and balancing financial constraints in the context of economic assessment and risk management.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please note that applications for programmes delivered online will be accepted up until they commence in September. 

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
First 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.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Anyone with a relevant professional qualification and a first degree or equivalent may apply. Applicants should normally have 2 years experience post qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1667 GBP/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1667 GBP per credit and a duration of 10 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1667 GBP/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1667 GBP per credit and a duration of 10 months.

per 20 credits 

Funding

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.

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!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Leadership in Health and Social Care
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University of Glasgow

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