M.Sc. On Campus

Leadership and Healthcare

University of Surrey

60 months
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If you are a healthcare professional, this MSc Leadership and Healthcare course at the University of Surrey could enhance your existing skills, knowledge and understanding so you are ready to take on leadership and management responsibilities in a healthcare organisation. 


What you will study

This  MSc Leadership and Healthcare course at the University of Surrey is designed to develop your healthcare career. You will examine decision making, service redesign, implementation of change, patient safety and risk management, all in a range of healthcare settings.

While examining both contemporary policy, practice and leadership theory, we will also help you understand how all these apply to healthcare-relevant situations.

During your time with us, we will also encourage you to create a reflective portfolio so you can evaluate and reflect on your own practice.

Once you’ve graduated, you will be ready to meet the current and future needs of health service users in the UK and beyond.

Careers and graduate prospects

Healthcare constantly demands capable, accomplished professionals to take the lead in this fast-paced, challenging sector. Studying this course provides you with a masters level qualification in leadership – a valuable asset for the future growth of your career in modern medicine.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation
  • Evidencing Your Practice
  • Fundamentals In Quality Improvement And Patient Safety
  • Research Design And Methodology
  • Application Of Decision Making
  • Implementing Change In Practice
  • Strategic Leadership For Healthcare
  • Transforming Services For Quality

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 in a relevant UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.
  •  You should be currently working in a leadership or management role within a healthcare setting.
  •  You may be a registered healthcare professional or a healthcare manager.

Tuition Fee

To be confirmed

Living costs for Guildford

660 - 1140 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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