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Leadership and Management in Health PGDip

Kingston University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Kingston Hill

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Why choose this course?

This course gives practising clinicians and health service managers a step up to the next level, and provides first-class training in key competencies for those who want to enter this sector. You will enhance your leadership skills and gain a critical understanding of research into leadership and management. The programme offers both academic rigour and the practical skills to apply what you have learned to the workplace. On this course you will work with the latest research and learn modelling and theories that you can use to analyse and improve your organisation straight away. You will learn how to manage people, budgets, information, marketing and quality, as well as how to navigate organisational change and think creatively.

What you will study

This Leadership and Management in Health course aims to: Help you develop leadership competencies and skills in the healthcare sector, equip you with the knowledge and skills required to either enter professional practice of health management, or continue to a higher level professionally, Offer flexible, modular learning which can be taken as a Postgraduate Certificate, a Postgraduate Diploma or a masters (MSc), Give you access to a wealth of information in lectures, journals, elearning forums, seminars, the library, online lectures and discussion groups, Provide a critical understanding of the body of academic knowledge relevant to leadership and management and its application in practice, Expand your professional knowledge by facilitating discussion with other practising professionals from different organisations and sectors and gives you an opportunity to research a specific area of healthcare management with practical application to your current workplace by means of a masters-level dissertation.

Teaching and assessment

You will be taught by an experienced teaching team whose expertise and knowledge are closely matched to the content of the modules on this course. The team includes by a mixture of highly qualified academics and healthcare practitioners with experience in the healthcare sector.

After you graduate

This course gives graduates the tools to progress rapidly in their careers, either through promotion within their current organisations or by taking positions in other organisations. Graduates leave the course as dynamic, forward-thinking healthcare professionals and service managers who excel in their field.

Tuition fees

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£ 5,560per year

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

University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    93rd out of 123 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    104 48%

    99th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    53 53%

    112th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    48th

    21

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