University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Medical Leadership

This programme focuses on exploring links between effective leadership and improving organisations, services and healthcare provision; all practising doctors are responsible for the use of resources and many also lead teams or be involved in the supervision of colleagues; for these reasons an understanding of effective leadership is crucial to improve the way healthcare is delivered; as a part time programme, this course is particularly flexible making it easy for medical professionals to continue to practise alongside study; this programme matches the competency outcomes in the Medical Leadership Competency Framework, a system developed by the Academy Of Medical Royal Colleges and the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement; it is also endorsed by the General Medical Council (GMC).

Entry requirements

This course is aimed at senior and experienced doctors such as Consultants and General Practitioners with at least 2 years of experience, and who are looking to enhance their managerial and leadership responsibilities; junior doctors who have identified management and leadership as a career option are also considered for entry; all candidates must satisfy the Board of Graduate Studies requirements for entry; not available to international students.

Course modules

Modules include: Clinical systems improvement; comparative health care systems; leadership for doctors; NHS strategy, policy and organisation; systems approach to patient safety; accounting and finance in health service organisations; design, analysis and interpretation of epidemiological research; developing leaders in healthcare education; epidemiology and statistics; health care ethics; information systems in health service organisations; medical education; qualitative and comparative research methods in health; understanding research and critical appraisal in healthcare.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time day October 2016 GBP 15,900 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time day October 2016 GBP 15,900 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time day October 2016 GBP 15,900 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time day October 2016 GBP 15,900 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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