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MSC Health and Social Care Leadership

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Collegiate Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Develop the skills you need to be a leader in health and social care.
  • Gain essential, qualifications for senior positions.
  • Learn to lead strategically - evaluating and improving services at both systems and service levels.

Leadership has consistently been shown to be key to the effective delivery of health and social care services. Indeed, lack of leadership has been cited as a major cause of most health and social care system failures. On this course, you will learn how to lead effectively and make sustainable improvements to health and social care services.

How you learn

We help you to develop the skills you need to successfully lead across the many facets of health and social care provision. Through engaging in learning and assessment tasks, you have the opportunity to actively improve service delivery throughout the programme.

You'll learn to understand strategic system level issues, solve organisational problems and devise, implement and evaluate successful service improvement initiatives. You'll also learn to strengthen teamwork, motivation, commitment and effort, and thereby improve service user outcomes.

You will learn through

  • lectures and seminars
  • workshop-style sessions
  • live projects
  • extensive independent reading and study
  • self-reflection,
  • peer and tutor engagement
  • blended learning approaches
  • online learning
  • written assessments
  • case studies

Future careers

This course prepares you for

  • leadership and management positions in the NHS or other health or social care providers
  • further studies.

Tuition fees

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 79 23

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    142 83%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.46 89%



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