• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Leadership in Healthcare (Online Delivery) of University of South Wales programme offered by the University of South Wales is ideal for anyone working in a healthcare role that needs leadership skills, such as GP practice managers, pharmacy managers, healthcare directorate managers and managers in pharmaceutical companies.

About

The Leadership in Healthcare (Online Delivery) programme offered by the University of South Wales will develop advanced knowledge of organisations, their management and the changing external context in which they operate.

You will learn how to apply a variety of leadership and management theories and philosophies to complex situations in healthcare settings, and how to harness the human resource potential within healthcare organisations.

This Masters qualification will develop a knowledge of research methods and techniques as well as the personal and theoretical strategies required to bring about change.

The Leadership in Healthcare Masters course provides a progression route from the Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership in Healthcare. 

What you will study

The MSc in Leadership in Healthcare runs over one calendar year. Starting with an initial 12-week online module to develop skills in critical appraisal and knowledge of research methodologies, students then complete the professional project module which consists of a 1,500 word proposal and 10,500 word professional report.

Programme Structure

Teaching

  • Although you’ll be learning entirely online, you will be part of a group with 10 to 15 other students - to share ideas, debate scenarios and develop best practice with.
  • You’ll have the support of a dedicated team who will help you with any challenges you may face - from help with navigating our online learning platform to advice on what you need to do to pass the course and meet deadlines.
  • You’ll be invited to an induction day where you will meet tutors and have workshops on study skills such as scientific writing, levels of evidence, Harvard referencing and reflective writing. The induction day will be at the University. It is not compulsory to attend but if you would like to and don't live locally, you can take part online.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

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

    3420 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3420 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3420 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3420 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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