This Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care MSc course offered by the University of Southampton is ideal if you want to lead medical, health or social care teams at the highest levels. You’ll learn how to inspire the people and organisations you work with to get the best from them. It’s suitable for clinicians and non-clinicians from a range of backgrounds.
You'll learn modern approaches to leadership, with learning on self-leadership, leading teams, and leading organisations and systems. The Research Methods module prepares you for the dissertation and research projects in your workplace. We'll teach you how to use the latest research to take an evidence-based approach to improving care.
Our Health Work research group, led by Professor Peter Griffiths, has highlighted the impact of low nurse staffing and long working hours on patient safety. This work informs national conversations, health policy and practice world-wide.
You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge to take up leadership and management positions in health and social care. Our graduates work for organisations across the globe including:
- the Care Quality Commission
- the World Health Organisation
- non-governmental organisations that provide health and social care in refugee camps
Their work includes:
- leading service improvement teams in NHS Trusts
- designing data collection and privacy policies in social care
- pursuing doctoral studies in the UK and beyond
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Leading Others
- Self Leadership
- Strategic Management
- Research Methods for Evidence Based Practice
- Governance in Action
- Healthcare Informatics
- 12 months
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DisciplinesManagement, Organisation & Leadership Public Health Health Sciences View 1701 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
- If you're applying for the full time master's course, you need a 2.2 honours degree in a relevant subject from a clinical, health, science or social science background.
- Three years' work experience is helpful, but not necessary.
International24400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- EU Full-time: £24,400
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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