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Leadership Health And Social Care (Part time), M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Bolton, United Kingdom
The MSc Leadership in Health and Social Care at the University of Bolton is specifically designed to support tomorrow’s industry leaders. Developed in conjunction with industry stakeholders, this course aims to provide a comprehensive overview of academic theory and the practical research experience necessary to help you fulfil your career ambitions.c
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Subjects you’ll study include leading and managing people and processes, decision making and strategic thinking, public health agendas, and international leadership. You’ll also complete a dissertation and postgraduate preparation for research design.If you’ve been away from studying for some time and want to complete each module on a standalone basis, you’ll have the freedom to do so – the programme is completely flexible to fit around your personal circumstances, employment and professional development goals.With each module, you’ll be encouraged to select a key focus of personal learning interest around the core module content. You’ll also have the opportunity to develop key transferable skills and knowledge to support roles in both acute and community care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing critical analytical skills for professional practice
  • Leading and managing people and process
  • Leadership for integrated health and social care
  • Leadership Decision Making and Strategic Thinking

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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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General Requirements

  • You’ll be required to attend an interview with the admissions tutor. This will allow us to explore your prior learning and establish where you may start on the programme.
  • As a modular degree based, on continuing professional development, it’s essential that your prior experience and learning is considered when deciding on any advanced standing to which you may be entitled. 
  • Professionals/practitioners often find it difficult to attend open days. Therefore, if you wish us to visit your service/trust please contact the programme leader to discuss.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Bolton

  • 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.


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