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Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care (MSc)

University of Southampton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

Develop the skills to improve care and health outcomes in the UK and worldwide on this MSc Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care. Our master’s will boost your leadership, managerial, and organisational skills.

We'll prepare you to direct strategy and tactics as a health and social care leader of the future. You'll also join a globally recognised healthcare community ranked 5th in the world (QS World Rankings by Subject 2020).

This flexible healthcare management master’s course is ideal if you want to lead medical, health or social care teams at the highest levels. You’ll learn how to inspire the people and organisations you work with to get the best from them. It’s suitable for clinicians and non-clinicians from a range of backgrounds.

You'll learn modern approaches to leadership, with learning on self-leadership, leading teams, and leading organisations and systems. The Research Methods module prepares you for the dissertation and research projects in your workplace. We'll teach you how to use the latest research to take an evidence-based approach to improving care.

Students will also exit with PGDip and PGCert.


You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge to take up leadership and management positions in health and social care. Our graduates work for organisations across the globe including:

  • the Care Quality Commission
  • the World Health Organisation
  • non-governmental organisations that provide health and social care in refugee camps

Their work includes:

  • leading service improvement teams in NHS Trusts
  • designing data collection and privacy policies in social care
  • consulting
  • pursuing doctoral studies in the UK and beyond.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Southampton

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  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 123 1

    27th out of 35 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    148 68%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    181 75%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%



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