• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Strong, effective leadership in health care is vital for the delivery of safe, high quality patient care. On this Leadership and Service Improvement programme at the London South Bank University, established and new leaders will have the opportunity to enhance their leadership skills and practice, developing and communicating a vision to engage with multiple stakeholders.

The course is delivered one day per week: in Year 1 you will attend University on Mondays and in Year 2 you will attend on Wednesdays.

Aims to:

  • Develop leadership knowledge and skills which can be applied to the delivery of a quality, evidence-based service linked to service user, staff and organisational outcomes
  • Develop transformational leaders capable of improving and innovating health and social care delivery in a range of settings
  • Develop a critical awareness of self in the leadership of service delivery and innovation
  • Enhance critical awareness and reflection on the interfaces between policy, research, commissioning, service and practice
  • Enable you to contribute to the advancement of your practice and the service you deliver by your professional development and life-long approach to learning

Employability

With a range of flexible pathways available, our courses and modules are designed to enhance career opportunities by helping health care professionals to manage change, lead improvement initiatives and to become an effective leader.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research in health and social care
  • Strategic leadership in health care
  • Innovation for excellence - leading service change
  • Leading continuous quality improvement in health care
  • Strategic leadership in health care
  • Innovation for excellence - leading service change
  • Dissertation 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      36 - 48 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
    • PgCert: 60 credits
    • PgDip: 120 credits
    • MSc: 180 credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Successful applicants will normally hold a health-related professional qualification; and
  • A Bachelor degree equivalent to Second Class Honours Lower Division: or equivalent experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4593 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4593 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3555 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3555 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Part time Slow Track with Option:

UK/EU fee: £2370

International fee: £3062

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Thanks to our generous supporters and alumni, we have a range of scholarships and bursaries for students joining LSBU’s postgraduate courses.

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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