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Online Leadership in Health & Social Care (PgCert)

University of Glasgow
Program overview
10 months
Graduate diploma / certificate
5,000 GBP
Start dates
Online / distance program
September 2020  (English)
September 2021  (English)
September 2022  (English)

Program description

Online Leadership in Health & Social Care (PgCert)

Online learning at the University of Glasgow allows you to benefit from the outstanding educational experience that we are renowned for, without having to relocate to our campus.

Why this program:

  • This program will provide you with opportunities to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, expertise in critical appraisal, and the ability to lead and innovate in your area of practice.
  • The program reflects the need for professionals in health and social care to develop leadership skills in a dynamic health and social care environment to ensure quality care delivery.
  • The involvement of key people in leadership roles including the NHS and Scottish Government in both the planning and delivery will ensure that the Program has both currency and relevance.
  • You will have an opportunity to develop an understanding of economic assessment and explore approaches to managing budgets and balancing financial constraints with quality provision.

Admission requirements

  • Anyone with a relevant professional qualification and a first degree or equivalent may apply.
  • Applicants should normally have 2 years experience post qualification.

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Tuition fees

Home/EU/International: £1667 per 20 credits (60 credits per year)

Qualification

Intended learning outcomes:

  • Critically discuss theories of leadership and management and their application in the context of health care
  • Critically discuss managerialism and the potential tensions between leadership and management roles
  • Critically evaluate approaches to change management within the health and social care setting
  • Exploring the potential barriers and facilitators to successful change.
  • Critically analyse strategies and approaches to problem solving and decision making within the health and social care environment.
  • Critically analyse the impact of policy and quality strategies related to health and social care in both a local and global context
  • Critically discuss approaches to managing budgets and balancing financial constraints in the context of economic assessment and risk management.
  • Display high level skills  of critical  appraisal of current literature and policy documents 
  • Analyse and synthesise evidence from multiple data sources
  • Utilise strategies for decision making and problem solving

Continuing studies

There are opportunities to take your study further by completing a Masters by Research or a PhD. We aim to be an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research. Research within the school is undertaken with the view to positively influence the quality of health care locally, nationally and internationally.

Career opportunities

This program meets the need to prepare professionals in both Health and Social Care to take on leadership roles with the health and social care environment. This is now been identified as a key in the provision of high quality health and social care. The course content affords an opportunity for participants to develop new skills in leadership and enhance existing skills.  The course allows offers a unique opportunity to develop skills in economic costing that can lead to improved service delivery.

The involvement of leaders, both in the planning and delivery, from, a variety of settings including NHS and Scottish Government ensures that the program is current and relevant.

About this institute

University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

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Contact info

University of Glasgow

University Avenue
G12 8QQ Glasgow
United Kingdom

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www.online.gla.ac.uk Program webpage

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