Swansea University

Swansea University

Leadership for the Health Professions (Distance Learning)

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). This unique inter-professional, multi-level, leadership development programme has been designed primarily for health professionals actively working in health care, education, research or management. The course is suitable for doctors, nurses, academic staff and other health professionals at all stages of their career (including trainees) with a leadership or management role or those aspiring to one. The programme has been designed specifically for busy working professionals combining face to face contact days supplemented by online learning and tutor, mentor and peer support. It is available both as a face-to-face course and a distance learning course.

Course modules

Modules typically include: change, innovation, service and quality improvement; contemporary issues that those in leadership roles face; developing as a leader and managing the performance of others; portfolio project based on students' own needs, role and aspirations; leading and working in teams and groups; professional development, mentoring and supervision; understanding organisations, systems and services.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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Key information

Contact: 
Swansea University Medical School
Telephone number: 
01792513400