Course Overview

This programme is designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in line with the Medical Leadership Competency Framework.  The course is interactive, participatory and work based requiring just six days attendance alongside on-line learning activities.  The programme is structured to encourage personal leadership development and so can benefit doctors at every stage of their career.

The programme is for you if you are interested in improving patient experience and service delivery, demonstrating caring, compassionate and authentic leadership and developing your own leadership capacity in order to achieve and evidence medical and organisational impact.

Participants accommodate the programme alongside their other professional responsibilities. Individual modules are separately recognised and enrolled participants will be able to complete even if they relocate away from the area. Each module requires two separate days’ attendance, as well as associated reading and assignment work.


  • Introduction to Medical Leadership
  • Collaborative and Team Working
  • The Role of Doctors in Health Service Change

If you wish to progress with your studies by completing a work based leadership project you have the opportunity to gain an MSc in Medical Leadership.