University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria

Leadership in Health and Social Care

Students develop their skills in business planning, human resource management, financial management and forecasting and information technology necessary to be a leader in health and social care settings across different national contexts. It is likely students would have worked in this sector and are seeking career progression or continual professional development opportunities.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally have: management responsibilities for people, resources, systems and/or areas of service development; a degree level qualification or the professional equivalent; experience in managing people; 2 to 3 years of work experience; members of the course team are able to meet with you to discuss your module choices.

Course modules

Leadership and organisational behaviour; strategic thinking and effecting change; finance for the professional manager; enhancing quality through stakeholder management; ethical decision; personal effectiveness in leading health care organisations; principals of postgraduate management research; postgraduate independent project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MBA Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MBA Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MBA Part-time - 1 years
MBA Distance learning - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning
Fusehill Street, Carlisle Carlisle CA1 2HH North East

Key information

Course Enquiry Centre
Telephone number: 
0845 606 1144