University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Leading Innovation for Clinical Practitioners

This programme is designed to emphasise the responsibility of all clinical practitioners to support the development and leadership capacity of colleagues and improving patient care, patient experience and innovation in service delivery. Throughout the course, you will maintain a portfolio which will document your progress and demonstrate your achievement with relation to the NHS Clinical Leadership Framework.

Entry requirements

A degree in a healthcare profession with a minimum classification of 2:2 or above; a minimum of 1 year's post-qualifying practice. Students should be current or aspiring clinical leaders and have the support of their employing organisation and have identified the undertaking of this programme within their PDR/PDP process. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 7.0 in all components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries.

Course modules

Modules include: Managing yourself and others; politics, power and persuasion; managing services; innovation and practice; transforming the Service; a dissertation module is taken in the final year.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by reflective tasks and portfolio-based activities; 360 degree appraisal; oral presentations; evidence-based business cases and service improvement projects; written reports; and team-based activities.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 7,200 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MA Part-time £ 14,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01603 591515