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Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care, Postgraduate Certificate, University of Derby Online Learning

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Postgraduate CertificateOnline1 yearJanuary, May, SeptemberGBP 2835 per totalGBP 2835 per total

About Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care, Postgraduate Certificate - at University of Derby Online Learning

Increasingly, practitioners are being called upon to lead effective change, implementing key leadership and management skills to improve both clinical and patient delivery within their health and social care organisation.

Ideal for health and social care professionals who are looking to lead change in the provision and delivery of their health and social care setting, this course acknowledges the needs of those in current or developmental managerial roles who are seeking to develop new managerial and leadership skills to enhance their career and improve their practice. Whether you are taking the next step in your career or have a general interest in this area of study, this course will give you the ability to make a real difference in people’s lives.

This programme will equip you with an advanced understanding in applying effective leadership and management theories to your own work setting that’s equally effective and coherent alongside today’s evolving health and social care agenda.

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Entry requirements

You will normally need the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject
  • Work experience in an appropriate subject area following on from your bachelor’s level qualification
  • Current employment in an arena which will enable the achievement of the individual module learning outcomes e.g. voluntary, public, private, community, acute health and social care arenas.

If you have an International qualification, it will need to be mapped to the UK equivalent registration to ensure that you are entering the programme with at least 120 academic credits at level 6.

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

  • IELTS 7.0
  • TOEFL: 600 (paper based), 250 (computer based) or 100 (internet based)
  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
  • London Tests of English: we accept level 4 for undergraduate courses
  • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C

International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C

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