Teesside University

Teesside University

Transformational Leadership in Health and Social Care

This course supports the promotion, development and sustainability of effective leadership and applied service improvement within health and social care. It enables you to develop transformational approaches to leadership within your organisation, to work collaboratively across a range of multi-professional settings and to create and sustain organisational change to improve patient and client outcomes.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have an Honours degree in a health or social care-related subject or in leadership or management; applicants with other qualifications and experience may be considered if they can provide evidence of their ability to study at Master�s level; such applicants are invited to discuss individual needs with the programme leader; applicants also need to be in a position in their organisations which enables them to introduce and support research-based transformational change.

Course modules

Year 1 core modules include: Advanced personal effectiveness in leadership; evidence-based practice; interdependent working. Year 2 core modules include: Designing research projects; leading service improvement. Year 3 core module: Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessments require you to evidence your learning in each module by applying theory to practice. You need to demonstrate a critical and comprehensive understanding of theory and the application of service improvement tools and techniques to a change that you initiate in your practice area. The assessments have been specifically designed to capture the learning journey through the programme and the application of theory to practice.

Sponsorship information

Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

Key information

School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176