University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Executive Leadership and Management (Health and Social Care)

The programme aims to enhance understanding of leadership, management and governance in a health and social Care setting and to develop awareness and understanding of how to manage resources more effectively within financial and operational constraints. The course is aimed at senior and middle managers, operating within health and social care environments. Ideal candidates will have key leadership responsibility within their organisation, and be ready to explore their capability in depth, and to enhance their leadership and management qualities.

Entry requirements

General entry requirements of the course are a 2nd class honours degree in any subject (or international students holding a qualification recognised as equivalent by the University), plus a minimum of 2 years business/management experience, at an appropriate senior level within the health and social care or related sector. Typically this should include responsibility for human, financial and physical resources and implementation of policy/strategy.

Course modules

Year 1: emerging issues in leading and managing health and social care; leadership concepts; operational strategy; attracting, recruiting and retaining talent; finance for non-financial managers. Year 2: research methods; coaching and mentoring; corporate strategy: planning to win; leading and managing change; ethics and corporate governance. Year 3: dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessments will focus on professionally relevant projects, reports and presentations related to relevant areas of leadership and management in the health and social care sectors.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MBA Part-time £ 950 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Worcester WR1 3AS West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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01905 855111