Online course details

UK/EU fee

£875 (2020/21)

International fee

£875 (2020/21)

Course level

Level 7

Course credits

20 credits

Next course date

24 May 2021

Duration

10 weeks

Delivery

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.

Fees and funding

2020/21 Fees for new entrants

Starting between September 2020 and August 2021.

UK/EU fee: £875

International fee: £875

2021/22 Fees for new entrants

Starting between September 2021 and August 2022.

UK/EU fee: £945

International fee: £945

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, or you have not successfully completed your highest level of qualification in English, you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

If you are unable to take an English Language Test locally, you may wish to consider our Derby English Language Test (DELT), which is an online test in two parts: reading and writing, and listening and speaking. Take a look at our Derby English Language test (DELT) page for full course details, online exam dates and how to book.

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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