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Leadership in Health and Social Care (International)

This programme is designed to help you progress as an international healthcare professional. It will give you both the skills and the professional qualification you need to apply for more senior leadership and management positions within health and social care.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MSc (Hons)) Leadership in Health and Social Care (International)

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Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

Our team of experienced academics and practitioners focus on competent management and effective leadership, giving students from both clinical and managerial backgrounds the tools required to deliver service improvement and sustainable change in health and social care settings.

The programme is suitable for those working in both clinical and non-clinical roles:

those already working as allied health professionals, clinical scientists, nurses or doctors who wish to pursue managerial opportunities
those working within the health and social care or voluntary sector in roles such as commissioning, quality improvement, clinical auditing or risk management who are looking to take the next step in their career
You will have the opportunity to study with people from a variety of different countries, services and settings. The programme is designed to be as useful as possible to both yourself and your employer; we combine study and assessment of theory alongside its application within a work setting.

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Important
  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

The programme is targeted at aspiring international healthcare professionals who wish to apply for leadership and management positions within health and social care, as well as those already working as allied health professionals, clinical scientists, nurses or doctors.

The course is also suitable for those working in a variety of non-clinical roles, for example, commissioners, quality improvement managers, clinical auditors, risk management, team leaders, social workers, patient advocates, or in the voluntary sector.

This course has enabled previous graduates to go on to more senior roles within their organisations, as well as secondments to international bodies.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences