Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Next course date

September, January


5 months


Derby Campus, St Helena, Chesterfield

Module description

The ability to initiate and manage change effectively and positively is an important skill for any health and social care professional working either as a manager, on their own or in a team.

In additional to introducing selected models and theories underpinning successful change management, this module also enables you to evaluate your own and others’ attitudes to change and identify strategies to increase the success of implementing sustained change. The application of principles to a specific project or change will provide a tangible exemplar for the development of change management skills.

Who this course is for

All health and social care professionals, nurses, physiotherapists, podiatrists, paramedics, occupational therapists, pharmacists, ultrasonographists.

Module leader

Jill Gould, Senior Lecturer and District Nurse

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. Evaluate selected theoretical models and approaches to applying change in practice.
  2. Apply recognised tools to support an identified project or change in practice and evaluate factors that influence effectiveness, feasibility or sustainability
  3. Appraise your role in managing change within the clinical setting identifying strategies for further development

Entry requirements

To undertake this module at Level 7, you must:

Fees and funding

2021/22 Fees (August 2021 - July 2022)

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £1,000.

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) +44 (0)1332 591992

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Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.