Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

The course is designed for first line managers and supervisors in health and social care who lead teams, manage resources and lead service improvement projects; it meets the requirements for the general social care council (GSCC) specialist award in leadership and management and encourages inter-professional learning; the course supports the social care sector with implementing the skills for care and children's workforce development council's leadership and management strategy and addresses the department of health's initiatives in leadership development.

Entry requirements

Candidates should hold a diploma in higher education and must normally be qualified in social work (CQSW, CSS, DipSW).

Course modules

All years: Introduction to leadership and management; supervision and leadership; managing with plans and budgets; developing service quality; enabling work-based learning (the facilitation and assessment of professional practice); evidencing professional and/or management learning; evidencing professional and/or management learning 2.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Part-time £ 3,625 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
Graduate Diploma Part-time £ 3,625 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lansdowne Campus Bournemouth BH1 3JJ South West

Key information

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