University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria

Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care

This course is for individuals working within health and social care settings who are managing, leading, supervising (or aspiring to do so) at a strategic level within their organisation. The course provides students with opportunities to critically review, consolidate and extend an advanced body of knowledge, and apply a range of management and leadership theories and skills.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree. Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course via Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) procedures. It is envisaged that students accessing this programme will be managers or team leaders within health and social care, and will therefore come to the programme with experience and expertise in their field. It is hoped this experience will contribute to the process of learning and enhance the learning experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Management: managing within a strategic and organisational context; management of finance, resources and business planning in health and social care settings; management: managing information for organisational effectiveness; leadership; negotiated learning; coaching and mentoring; placement shadowing experience; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on: Portfolio; academic essay; evidence based analysis; written report; online assessment; research proposal; dissertation; critical review; written examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,417 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,417 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,417 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,417 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,417 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,417 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,417 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,417 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,833 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,833 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,833 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,833 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,833 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,833 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,833 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,833 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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