University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Leadership and Management for Social Care

This programme provides critically aware and research-based knowledge relating to the crucial areas of leadership and management practice for social care.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent evidence of ability to study at postgraduate level; a management or other leadership role in a social care setting.

Course modules

There are 6 modules, comprising of 1 mandatory module and 3 other core modules and a choice of 2 modules from a possible 5 including a mandatory module; managing diversity.
Core modules: managing diversity; developing organisations and organisational change; leading for quality assurance - supervision skills for performance management; creating and maintaining partnerships.
Optional modules: reflective practice for managers; coaching and mentoring for managers; leading for learning - leadership skills for management and learning in diverse settings; leading learning for effective safeguarding; researching professional practice.

Assessment methods

Academic assessment is comprised of a written assingment per module (3000 words). This assignment specifically requires candidates to connect knowledge, values and critical analysis to their experience sof leading and managing in the workplace.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,764 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,764 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,764 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,764 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,764 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,528 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,528 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,528 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,528 per Year 1 (EU) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,528 per Year 1 (England) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005