Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Leading and Developing Services

This part-time course provides managers and experienced health and social care professionals with the opportunity to develop and extend their knowledge of management theory and enhance their management practice. It will prepare you to take on first line, middle and senior management positions and supports organisation leadership and management strategies. The course has been designed so it allows you to focus on your own leadership and management practice and have a positive and direct impact on service outcomes. All assessment demands the application of theory to organisational situations. You will be able to gauge the development of your own skills and knowledge, and your organisation will be aware of your increasing effectiveness.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold a social work qualification recognised by the Health and Care Professions Council or a qualification in an allied profession. Applicants should be a registered social work or healthcare professional, and normally hold a first degree. You must hold at least a Diploma level qualification or equivalent. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or above.

Course modules

Choose three 20-credit units from the following options: Evidencing Professional Learning (EPL) 1, 2 and 3; Critical Thinking in Advanced Practice; Self-leadership.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2017 - 1 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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01202 961916