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About

Develop your understanding of management and leadership theory to meet the demands of a career in health services management with this Introduction to Management and Leadership in Health Services Microcredential at University of Glasgow by FutureLearn.

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Overview

Get professional healthcare management training from a leading UK medical school

The complex nature of health services makes managing competing demands with limited resources extremely challenging for health professionals.

A number of Scottish Government reports have identified a need for health and social care staff to improve their leadership and management skills in order to provide safe, high-quality care.

On this Introduction to Management and Leadership in Health Services Microcredential at University of Glasgow by FutureLearn , you’ll develop your understanding of the theories of management and leadership, and grow your adaptability, creativity, innovation, and analytical skills.

You’ll learn how to ensure collective leadership across staff grades, build effective multidisciplinary teams, and implement efficient ways of promoting the health and wellbeing of communities.

Engaging with health economics, equity, and clinical governance, you’ll evaluate the organisation and delivery of healthcare services and the principles underlying health service policy.

What skills will you learn?

  • Problem solving
  • Analytical skills
  • Planning
  • Goal setting
  • Information gathering
  • Practice development
  • Resilience
  • Adaptability
  • Leadership theory

Programme Structure

What is a microcredential?

Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.

Courses include:

  • Understanding the Context of Health Care Management
  • Doing Health Service Management Differently

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 70 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

10 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to join this microcredential you should hold both:

  • a relevant undergraduate degree at least at 2.2 honours level or equivalent
  • a minimum of six months of work experience in a healthcare environment.
Exceptionally, you may also join if you hold a relevant professional qualification and at least two years experience in the professional practice of health service management.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1134 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1134 USD for the full programme and a duration of 70 days.
  • National

    1134 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1134 USD for the full programme and a duration of 70 days.

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!

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