Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Medical Leadership

This Master's degree, run by Birkbeck in association with the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), is designed specifically for doctors to help them deal with the modern-day pressures and situations they face as leaders in the medical world. Modules are delivered in purpose-built teaching facilities at the RCP in London. The academic content is put into clinical context through medical case studies. Presentations about these case studies are given by expert speakers, including postgraduate deans, medical directors and hospital chief executives. Highlights - Provides you with the qualification, skills and knowledge to become an effective leader in the modern-day medical workplace, increasing your future promotion prospects. - Recognised by the Royal College of Physicians. - Unique opportunities to meet and learn from leading medical figures. - Approved for external, non-clinical CPD credits (one credit an hour) and can be added as self-certified entries to the CPD diary. - Access to an extensive range of electronic resources, including specially prepared texts for each module and access to Birkbeck's online learning environment. Full access to the Medical Education Resource Centre (MERC) at the RCP which offers a leading collection of books and reports on all aspects of medical leadership to support you. - Some students currently on the programme receive financial support from their place of work, deanery or trust.

Entry requirements

MSc: The programme is aimed at fully qualified medical doctors practising within any specialty. A minimum of one to two years' higher specialist training is essential, for example, StR 3-4 in medical specialties.

Course modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck's online prospectus.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a combination of written coursework and group work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time October 2019 5,375 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 5,375 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 5,375 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 5,375 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 5,375 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 5,375 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years

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Department of Organisational Psychology
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