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Clinical Leadership MSc

Mode Duration Attendance Start date
Full time 1 year Most Wednesdays October 2017
Part time 2–3 years Alternate Wednesdays October 2017

The modules within this course can also be taken on an individual basis (postgraduate short course).

Choose Kingston's Clinical Leadership MSc

This innovative course, designed for professional healthcare workers who are keen to learn more about leadership and management techniques, links theory to practice by combining academic teaching with work-based learning. It covers theories of leadership and managing change, and enables you to carry projects that are relevant to your workplace. Many of our students have been promoted as a direct result of studying this course.

What will you study?

The course consists of taught modules, a work-based learning project and enables you to explore a topic of interest in depth, with the aim to publish. You will learn how to lead and manage healthcare practice and implement research advances to enrich evidence-based practice. The course will help you to develop the ability to implement workplace learning in clinical settings, and competently research healthcare issues within your workplace. You will also gain the skills to prepare you for management of change and to apply your learning to projects within the workplace.

Assessment

Assessment methods include module-related assignments, presentations and a 'capstone' project.

Course structure

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Modules

  • Healthcare Management and Evaluation
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Work-based Learning (WBL)
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • This module is required for students undertaking studies at masters level and is normally taken after achieving postgraduate diploma Level. The module will provide you with the experience of utilising principles of research and academic writing and thus demonstrate the intellectual skills learnt on the course. You are expected to review critically research and to evaluate the evidence underpinning your own practice. The module will provide you with the opportunity to implement the knowledge and skills developed during the previous modules by conducting research focused on a topic of your choice related to your area of practice with the support of a research supervisor. The module will enhance your presentation and publication skills as the assessment will include writing an abstract, presenting a poster and writing an article suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

    • When provided: September – June
    • Time commitment: 30 hours in group learning sessions, plus individual supervision
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 60
    • Code: SW7016
     

You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

For further information:

Student Services and Programmes Office: PPD programmes (KH)
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 5498
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For further information:

Student Services and Programmes Office: PPD programmes (KH)
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 5498
Email us

Location

This course is taught at Kingston Hill

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