Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Next course date

September, January, April


3 months



Module description

About this module 

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

This module introduces some of the models and theories underpinning successful management of change and also enables you to evaluate your own perceptions and attitudes.  It provides a base for you to consider how to manage change within your workplace effectively and efficiently and to critically evaluate the process involved.

This module is distance learning, delivered online and equates to 200 hours of study. Students will be supported by a module tutor via phone, skype and/or email.

Who is this course for

All health and social care professionals

Course team

Alison Kerr, senior lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate the different aspects that contribute to managing change. 
  2. Critically analyse the way that managing change occurs within the workplace, including your own contribution.
  3. Demonstrate critical awareness of procedures involved in managing change effectively.

Entry requirements

You'll usually need:

Fees and funding

2020/21 Fees (August 2020 - July 2021)

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 £700.

For more information on payment options, please contact our Student Records and Fees team by phone on +44 (0)1332 591063 or email at

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact us

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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.