Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Medical Leadership

This course is designed for consultants, general practitioners or specialist registrars looking to develop their leadership and management skills. Most of the work is based around workplace assignments allowing students to focus on the issues and problems most relevant to their practice. Students: develop their current leadership skills and have them recognised in a formal qualification; study around their work commitments with only 10 days attendance a year; take core modules centred on the Medical Leadership Competency Framework (MLCF); apply learning with work-based modules.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be qualified and practising hospital consultants or GPs.

Course modules

Year 1: managing people and organisations; work-based learning project; operations management and managing quality and effectiveness; year 2 modules; change and organisational development; commissioning in health and social care; managing finance; managing teams; strategic medical management (work-based learning); year 3; research methods (e-learning); dissertation (leadership).

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: group discussions, presentations, written assignments.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 2,200 per Unit (home fees) 3 years
PgCert Part-time - 3 years
Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Collegiate Crescent Campus Sheffield S10 2BP Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Telephone number: 
0114 225 5555