University of Derby

Leadership for Healthcare Improvement

This programme aims to prepare students for working at an advanced practice level by developing their critical thinking, decision making and autonomous practice skills. We'll encourage you to gather evidence, which you will then critically evaluate, in order to develop your understanding of the impact that changes could have on your role and practice. You'll also gain an insight into the dilemmas and conflicts associated with introducing improvement plans, enabling you to think strategically about planning service improvement activities.

Course modules

Modules include: principles of service improvement in the workplace; engaging with service improvement.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on the work related improvement project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Module (Home/EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time January 2018 GBP 900 per Module (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus DE22 1GB East Midlands

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