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Social and Health Care Leadership and Management MSc (Blended Learning) 2018/19 entry

Course code:

HLST106

Study options:

1 year full-time
Up to 3 years part-time (UK/EU only)

How to Apply
Location:

Coventry University

Starting:

September 2018

 

Fees:
Faculty:

Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:


+44 (0) 24 7765 2152


Overview

Health and social care national and international sectors have become increasing complex and the need for dynamic and effective leaders and managers who can design, lead and implement agreed outcomes is a growing priority.

The course explores both models and theory, providing you with the confidence and critical thinking to use leadership and management ideas to shape future care services, lead service redesign, evidence based practice and the development of new service delivery models that ensure safe, efficient and effective services.

See the facilities available in our brand new Science and Health Building

Why Coventry University?

An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.

Global ready

An international outlook, with global opportunities

Employability

Career-ready graduates, with the skills to succeed

Student experience

All the support you need, in a top student city

Course information

Our course will equip you with the expertise you need to lead and work within leadership and management positions in the expanding health and social care sectors and to take advantage of the wealth of exciting opportunities for postgraduate careers.

 

Modules

Overview

The course provides excellent opportunities to combine theory, practice and international insights to broader social care, housing and social enterprise.

Modules

  • Postgraduate Certificate

    The postgraduate certificate is made up of three modules:

    • Professional leadership
    • Managing the performance of individuals and teams
    • Managing change in dynamic environments
  • Diploma

    At the diploma stage you can select 2 modules from:

    • Governance: citizens, communities and consumers;
    • Managing practice: complexity and risk;
    • Epidemiology, interventions and improvements; and either;
    • Assistive technology and the wider perspective; or Advancing practice :professional perspectives.
  • Project

    • Additionally you will complete a project related to a work issue.
  • Masters (MSc)

    At the final stage of the masters award you will undertake a module studying research methods and complete a research project.

In more detail...

  • Participating in international events.
  • Combining online and on campus study to achieve maximum study flexibility which complements your working and domestic life.
  • Engaging with research active staff involved in local, national and international applied research which informs their teaching and mentoring.
  • Developing and consolidating your professional development at all organisational levels in the growing national and international social and health care sector.
  • Learning in an inter-disciplinary environment, using technology, international perspectives and meeting continuing professional development (CPD) requirements.
  • Developing your skills to lead service redesign, guide evidence based practice and develop new service delivery models that ensure safe efficient and effective services.

Assessment for the course is assignment based.

In the first week of each module you will have eight contact hours.

The majority of your study will be online, at times and frequency managed by you. Additionally, you may attend campus for tutorials.

You will have the opportunity to gain international experience both through the content of your course and the potential to spend time abroad. We offer many opportunities through our Erasmus programme and via our numerous links with overseas institutions. If you don’t speak a foreign language we can arrange study  at an institution where teaching and workshops are in English.

Global ready

Did you know we help more students travel internationally than any other UK university according to data from the experts in higher education data and analysis, HESA?

In 2014/15, we were able to provide a total of 2,264 student experiences abroad that lasted at least five days, 73% of which were our own organised trips for undergraduates and 27% from postgraduate travel. Plus, we've been able to help more than 5,000 students spend time in other countries, from America to China, India and beyond.

Much of this travel is made possible through our Global Leaders Programme, which enables students to prepare for the challenges of the global employment market, as well as strengthening and developing their broader personal and professional skills.

Explore our international experiences

1st for

international experiences

Sending more students overseas than any other UK uni (HESA)


2,264

Student experiences

The number of student trips abroad for at least 5 days in 2014/15



12,000

and counting

The number of students we’ve helped travel internationally so far

21

global programmes

As well as trips, we offer other opportunities like language courses


Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in relevant degree or professional qualification in social work, health care profession or social care.

Note: Additionally, you will need access to a PC capable of running Windows XP, Internet Explorer 6 or above, Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint) or compatible software, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Broadband connection (4 MB/s recommended), Webcam (suggested) with microphone and speakers.

Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in relevant degree or professional qualification in social work, health care profession or social care.

Note: Additionally, you will need access to a PC capable of running Windows XP, Internet Explorer 6 or above, Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint) or compatible software, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Broadband connection (4 MB/s recommended), Webcam (suggested) with microphone and speakers.

English as a Foreign Language: This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

Our International Student Hub offers information on entry requirements for your country, as well as contact details for agents and representatives should you need more advice.

More detail

Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in relevant degree or professional qualification in social work, health care profession or social care.

Note: Additionally, you will need access to a PC capable of running Windows XP, Internet Explorer 6 or above, Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint) or compatible software, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Broadband connection (4 MB/s recommended), Webcam (suggested) with microphone and speakers.

English as a Foreign Language: This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

Our International Student Hub offers information on entry requirements for your country, as well as contact details for agents and representatives should you need more advice.

More detail

Tuition Fees

We pride ourselves on offering competitive tuition fees which we review on an annual basis and offer a wide range of scholarships to support students with their studies. Course fees are calculated on the basis of what it costs to teach each course and we aim for total financial transparency.

Starts

Fee


September 2018

TBC (per year)


Scholarships

If you're a truly outstanding undergraduate candidate we may be able to offer you a Coventry University Scholarship. Coventry University Scholarships are awarded to recognise truly exceptional sports achievement and academic excellence.

Starts

Fee


September 2018

TBC (per year)


Scholarships

For the September 2017 and January 2018 intakes, we're investing £1 million into scholarships for high achieving and enterprising students.

Our scholarships are worth up to £10,000 and every student that applies will be considered. Fulfil your potential this academic year with Coventry University!

Starts

Fee


September 2018

TBC (per year)


Scholarships

For the September 2017 and January 2018 intakes, we're investing £1 million into scholarships for high achieving and enterprising students.

Our scholarships are worth up to £10,000 and every student that applies will be considered. Fulfil your potential this academic year with Coventry University!

Career prospects

As a graduate from the course you will know how  to:

  • Support, manage and evaluate service redesign
  • Manage change, achieve results and engage with stakeholders
  • Develop the future workforce, succession plan, safeguard the public and develop an organisational culture

Giving you employment currency within the dynamic and rapidly developing.

 


Global Leaders Programme

To prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.

The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.

Further details on the Global Leaders Programme.

Disclaimer

By accepting your offer of a place with us, a Student Contract (“the Contract”) will be formed between you and the University. The Contract will detail all of your rights and also the obligations you will be bound by during your time as a student and will also contain all of the obligations that the University owes to you.  We would encourage you to read the Student Contract before you accept any offer of a place at the University. A copy of the Contract can be found here.