London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This programme focuses on leadership, change management, evidence'based service innovation and delivery, all key to the delivery of high quality health care. The programme is intended for experienced, qualified health care professionals who may work in and across a range of health care settings and in a variety of clinical, managerial and leadership roles.

Course Modules

Year 1 (3 core modules, 20 credits each): Semester 1: research in health and social care; strategic leadership in health care. Semester 2: innovation for excellence leading service improvement. Year 2 (1 core and 2 optional modules, 20 credits each). Core module: delivering an evidence'based service. Optional modules (1 module from group A, 1 module from group B): mentorship and coaching for leadership (group a); leading in patient and public engagement (group a); issues in knowledge construction (group b); professional development through contract learning (group b); equality and diversity in the workforce (group b); commissioning and procurement in the health and social services (group b). Year 3: dissertation (60 credits)

Course Additional Entry

At least a 2nd Class Honours degree and a health related professional qualification; experience in a leadership role is desirable.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,725  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £1,890  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
PgCert £4,725  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
PgCert £1,890  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
PgDip £4,275  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
PgDip £1,890  Academic year. First year home fees