University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Leading Service Improvement

This is an innovative Postgraduate Certificate designed for managers and leaders working in the health and social care sector, across wellbeing partnerships and those providing and developing services with communities and patients. The programme equips leaders and managers with knowledge and skills and helps develop confidence to undertake effective service improvement programmes - leading and co-ordinating systems and service across health, wellbeing and social care settings. The programme is intended to: Develop a critical understanding of the changing strategy and policy context in the health and social care sector; provide an opportunity for participants to review their own practice within their organisation and others within the partnership context; enable participants to lead service improvement in the health, wellbeing and social care sector; provide opportunities for inter-professional and inter-organisational learning. The Certificate will be of particular relevance to those working in the following areas: CCGs and other commissioners; local Government notably in Public Health and developing services to reduce inequalities; provider organisations including voluntary sector; co-ordination of networks and partnerships, notably those working within Health and Wellbeing Board structures.

Entry requirements

The University welcomes applications from all potential students regardless of their previous experience: offers are made following detailed consideration of each individual application. The decision to offer a place is based on our assessment of a candidate's potential to benefit from their studies and of their ability to succeed on this particular programme. Whilst you will normally hold a first degree or professional qualification we will consider your application if you do not possess such a qualification but have appropriate work experience.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

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Key information

Faculty of Health Studies Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01274 236367