University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Healthcare Leadership

The course is a vocationally focused academic programme intended to prepare professionals from the health sector, related professions and from social care, to become better managers in the workplace. It offers the opportunity to engage with key theory, but also to understand the specific contextual relevance in the NHS and social care, through delivery by specialists from both the Business School and also the School of Health and Wellbeing.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above; a reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicants undergraduate studies (or equivalent); if English is not the applicant�s 1st language they need to have a TOEFL score of 550 or above, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, or evidence of English proficiency equivalent to these scores; students may apply for accreditation of prior learning (APL) subject to the guidelines set out in the UWBS APL Handbook. APL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning; students need to be working in the health or social care context or have access to a placement, to comply with the requirements of some assessments within the regime.

Course modules

Modules include: perspectives on leadership; assessing the health needs of populations; the reflective practitioner; leading transformation and change; 1 optional module: health protection and health improvement; people development in health care.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time block-release - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

Key information

Course Enquiry Unit
Telephone number: 
0800 953 3222