Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma and MSc in Medical Leadership

Recruiting now for various start dates throughout the year


This course is for doctors at any stage of their careers who are interested in developing and proving their commitment to:

  • Improving patient experience and service delivery
  • Demonstrating caring, compassionate, authentic leadership
  • Developing leadership capacity to achieve medical and organisational impact

The course is designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in line with the Medical Leadership Competency Framework.

Students may 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).


Postgraduate Certificate


Plus one of the following modules:

Plus one of the following modules:

Plus one of the optional modules from this list

Postgraduate Diploma/Masters

The Diploma/MSc includes:

  • Further development of your knowledge and skills
  • Undertaking real work-based medical leadership projects

Other information

Director of Studies: Paulette Liptrot (Postgraduate Certificate), Debbie Simpson (Postgraduate Diploma/Masters)

Duration: The duration of this part-time course is flexible as it is offered on a modular basis.

Entry requirements: Qualified doctors holding an MBChB or equivalent. For the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc, a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Leadership or equivalent is required.

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