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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edinburgh Napier University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN, MAY, SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

For people who want to shape the future of Health & Social care

Overview

If you are working in or aspiring to management or leadership positions within statutory and independent health and social care organisations then this course is for you.

Delivered fully online, the course will develop your knowledge and understanding of leadership, governance, management, audit and evaluation of health and social care services. These transferrable skills will help you to lead change, evaluate service delivery, implement quality initiatives and enhance your communication with stakeholders on these issues.

This online (part-time) course provides a foundation for career progression within the health and social care sector, and as a graduate from this course you will be in a position to lead change and improvement within health and social care practice and service delivery within your working environment.

It is ideally suited to individuals who intend to balance their personal and professional commitments with their studies.

Course details

Learning, teaching and assessment methods focus on providing you with engaging and contemporary materials which link practice and theory and challenge you to take a critical perspective on both.

The course will allow you to share your knowledge and experience with peers from other professional backgrounds, encouraging you to learn and develop new skills together to build networks and develop skills for inter-professional and inter-agency working.

You can pay for this course flexibly on a module-by-module basis. This means that you don't have to pay the full course cost upfront.

Careers

As a graduate from the programme, you will be in a position to lead change and improvement within health and social care practice and service delivery within your working environment.

Further, the theoretical nature of the course means that it is particularly suitable for those who may wish to pursue an academic career in the future.

The academic skills and knowledge acquired from the theoretical modules with a further emphasis on research, data analysis skills and undertaking a substantial study or critical literature review within the dissertation module provide the opportunity to develop a range of salient academic skills that will prepare you for Doctoral level study.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 6,930per year

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

University information

Edinburgh Napier University

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    Edinburgh Napier University, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 1DJ, Scotland

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