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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    08-JUN-21, 10-AUG-21, 12-OCT-21

  • Duration

    30 months

Course summary

Overview

Learn how to inspire others, drive innovation and lead effectively within healthcare organisations.

Designed for healthcare professionals working in a managerial capacity, this programme will develop your understanding of robust and effective management principles and give you the confidence to put them into practice.

To achieve a full master’s degree you will be required to complete 180 credits. This programme is also available as a postgraduate award (PG Award) which amounts to 30 credits, a postgraduate certificate (PG Cert) which amounts to 60 credits and a postgraduate diploma (PG Dip) which amounts to 120 credits. Students who complete the PG Award, PG Cert and PG Dip will have the opportunity to progress to a full master’s degree.

Why study this subject?

On this programme you will able to explore leadership and management theories, models and concepts, and learn how to apply them within a healthcare setting. You will gain advanced knowledge of health organisations and the changing context in which they operate, combined with an ability to effectively lead your team and make strategic decisions.

Towards the end of the programme you will undertake a project to evaluate the impact of a particular aspect of organisational change, and how that contributes to improvements within healthcare services.

Teaching methods and style

This programme is designed to be studied wholly online and part-time. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art virtual learning environment, which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive study online. On this platform you will be encouraged to work collaboratively with classmates and actively read around your topic through our comprehensive library of ebooks and journals.

Methods of assessment

Assessment is exclusively through online assignments rather than examinations. You will be assessed through a range of activities, including written assignments, discussion forum participation and journal entries.

Career prospects

You will gain the skills needed to perform successfully at a managerial level at any healthcare organisation. The programme will develop your communication, motivation and guidance skills which are required to be an effective leader and inspire your staff to reach their full potential.

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University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and 'Hello International!' welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 123

    32nd out of 35

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    146 67%

    32nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    75th

    36
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    174 72%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    32nd

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