Online course details

UK/EU fee

£850 (2019/20)

International fee

£850 (2019/20)

Course level

Level 7

Course credits

20 credits

Start date

26 May 2020

Course length

10 weeks

Mode of study

Tutored online learning

Location

Online

Online course description

This module acknowledges the needs of those in current or developmental managerial roles in health and social care arenas or organisations (including the voluntary or independent sector) who wish to develop new management skills to enhance future Integrative Health and Social Care.

Most students who undertake this programme of study are already employed in practice and/or in management roles within the fields of health, social care, public, voluntary or community sector organisations.

The accumulation of knowledge and skills for managerial roles of the 21st century is a National and International challenge. Through this module students will gain the skills to lead quality and service improvements, understand the value of effective strategic management and develop skills in professional judgement and problem solving.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, students will be able to:

  1. Critically examine management issues in health and social care practice
  2. Critically evaluate and demonstrate personal management skills
  3. Critically evaluate his/her own influence on changes/improvements through professional networks

Course content

Benefits

Offset course credits towards another qualification

Once you’ve completed this course you may be able to offset the 20 credits towards our online MSc Integrative Health and Social Care or the online Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care. This would reduce the number of modules you would need to study and the total cost of the course.

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Discovering Online Learning Webinar, June

Tuesday, 16 June 2020 14.00 - 15.00

During this hour-long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 20 minute presentation and an opportunity to take part in a Q&A.

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Fees and funding

2019/20 Fees for new entrants

Starting between September 2019 and August 2020.

UK/EU fee: £850

International fee: £850

2020/21 Fees for new entrants

Starting between September 2020 and August 2021.

UK/EU fee: £875

International fee: £875

About your fees

Prices are correct for the year of entry shown. These are subject to annual increase in subsequent academic years.

Course requirements

You will normally need the following:

English language qualifications

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

Documents to support your application

You'll need to provide:

*Documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a certified translation by a professional translator/translation company. Each translation must contain:

A list of approved translators can be found on the UK Government website.

How to apply

Students should apply directly to the University.

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Who will teach you

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Dr Alan Williams
Programme leader

Academic Lead for Nursing, Dr Alan Williams, commenced as Academic Lead for the Nursing and Perioperative Practice programmes in April 2019. Alan is a Registered Nurse (Adult and Mental Health) with over twenty years' experience in the NHS before becoming an academic.

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