Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership and Management (Health Care)

Recruiting now for various start dates throughout the year

Endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management

Overview

This course is for those who wish to develop their leadership and management skills in a health care context and is endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management. It will enhance your understanding of concepts related to leadership and management and increase your ability to apply this knowledge to real work issues.

Students may also make a claim for credit for prior learning to exempt them from some modules by undertaking the module Recognition and Accreditation of Prior Learning (RAPL).

Progression routes to Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Degree are available via the Professional Practice route.

Modules

Postgraduate Certificate

Mandatory

Plus one of the following modules:

Plus one of the following modules:

Plus two of the optional modules from this list or a Work Based Project (20 credits). 

Postgraduate Diploma/Masters

Progression routes to Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Degree are available via the Professional Practice route with increased emphasis on bespoke learning related to the delivery of work-based projects and you choose from a range of optional modules in line with your specific needs. You will need modules to the value of 60-credits for the Postgraduate Certificate, 120-credits for the Postgraduate Diploma and 180-credits for a Master’s Degree.

Diploma and Master’ modules include:

  • Work-based enquiry methods for investigating work-based change projects
  • Work-based change projects, varying in size and scope

Other information

Director of Studies: Paulette Liptrot

Duration: The duration of this part-time course is flexible as it is offered on a modular basis. Students may also make a claim (APL) to gain credits for exemption from some modules.

Entry requirements: Applicants should be in roles with leadership and management responsibilities working in a health care context with usually at least three years’ work experience.

Assessment: Coursework, including learning contracts, project proposals, reports, reflective commentary, and oral presentation.