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Study healthcare leadership and management as an ever-evolving process that requires self-reflection and continuous development. Learn how to critically evaluate your activities as a leader in order to positively engage with and impact those around you.
Why this MSc in Healthcare Leadership?
Strong leadership and management is key to the delivery of safe, effective, and compassionate healthcare.
A good leader will provide clear goals and direction, motivate their team, and nurture a supportive and innovative organisational structure.
With our MSc, you will explore leadership in a global context, gaining knowledge and skills applicable to all healthcare systems. The programme encompasses leadership approaches and challenges from across the healthcare spectrum – helping you visualise how your current or future professional role functions within a larger, complex system.
You can look forward to developing the capabilities required to enhance both your own practice and those with whom you work with. You will learn how to reflect on your practice, personality, and approach to become a more effective leader and manager.
The contemporary nature of our programme also enables students to incorporate up-to-date research in their studies and identify current challenges and opportunities in the industry.
As the course is part-time, working professionals can immediately apply what they learn to their current organisation, while still earning their degree in two years.
What you learn
Built upon a model of competency development, our MSc in Healthcare Leadership will help you learn leadership theories and frameworks at the leading edge of the discipline.
You’ll learn how to adopt a diligent, systematic, and evidence-based approach to your practice through the transformative concepts introduced during your studies.
As a student of the course, you can expect to:
Explore leadership as a dynamic and contestable concept.
Engage in critical self-reflection and the impact of self on others.
Learn how to conduct insightful and informed decision making.
Build knowledge of the system and policy context in which healthcare leadership exists.
Gain an in-depth appreciation of the rational, emotional, and political aspects of changing services and practice.
Recognise the necessity of critical and systematic enquiry and continuous learning in and through action.