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Healthcare Leadership And Commissioning

12 months
18975 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Healthcare Leadership And Commissioning programme from Brighton and Sussex Medical School offers clinicians and managers the opportunity to look in depth at healthcare leadership and commissioning theory, policy and practice, combining academic research with an up-to-the minute take on current policy, structured practical projects and work-based investigations.


With an innovative blend of leadership theory, contemporary healthcare policy and active application to practice, we equip clinicians, leaders, commissioners and managers to develop their knowledge and understanding of healthcare leadership. Uniquely, the  Healthcare Leadership And Commissioning programme from Brighton and Sussex Medical School focuses on clinical expertise and clinical contexts indepth, alongside research and implementing change in practice.

Career Prospects:

This course is delivered by a multi-professional team based both within the university and in health and social care services, bringing clinicians, leaders and commissioners together from all parts of the health and care system.

We have been offering indepth academic study of healthcare leadership and commissioning at BSMS for over 10 years. Our graduates will apply their range of specialist skills to real healthcare challenges. They will conduct research and enquiry into challenges to the dominant 20th century models of healthcare and help to shape healthcare for the 21st century.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Leadership and Change Management in Clinical Services
  • Quality, Safety and Service Improvement in Clinical Services
  • One module from the core list or optional list
  • Principles and Practice of Public Health
  • Research Methods and Critical Appraisal

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally have clinical, managerial or leadership experience and/ or be educated to degree level. Students are normally in practice in the health and social care field. Full-time students, or students not in healthcare practice, will be identified and supported through the tutorial process.
  • Successful completion of at least three years’ basic medical science at a UK medical school (having gained at least 360 credits) with a guaranteed place to continue medical studies on completion of the MSc.
  • For international students a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18975 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18975 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 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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