This programme is for multi-professional healthcare workers who are wishing to extend their skills in areas of strategic leadership, management and healthcare practitioner education.
This programme is also for potential and existing GP trainers and has been developed in association with the Kent, Surrey and Sussex (KSS) GP Deanery. Any doctor wishing to become a GP trainer in KSS should take this programme.
You have the opportunity to develop and demonstrate knowledge, understanding, qualities and skills in experiential learning, theory, concepts and their application to practice; high-level reflection on learning, leadership and team working approaches gained through practice; the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of the complexities of collaborative working, ethical issues, critical research synthesis and research methodologies, all within the remit of Strategic Leadership and Healthcare Practitioner Education.
The Centre for Professional Practice (CPP)
The Centre for Professional Practice is a trans-disciplinary academic department focused on flexible work-related learning within higher education. The Centre is founded on the belief that employers can benefit from the University of Kent's academic and research excellence, quality teaching, design and development activities to create positive change and to forge new knowledge within their organisation.
We work with a wide range of external partners and employers to create distinct and original work-based and work-related developmental and educational solutions, which respond to the unique workforce challenges experienced by employees and organisations across the region and beyond.
The Centre's programmes are designed to enhance career progression and foster intellectual and professional development and practice.
In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, 97% of the University's research was judged to be of international quality, with 73% of this judged to be internationally excellent.
Building on Kent's success as the region's leading institution for student employability, we offer many opportunities for you to develop the specific skills and aptitudes that employers will value.
A postgraduate degree in Strategic Leadership and Multi-Professional Education in Healthcare is a particularly valuable and flexible qualification for healthcare specialists who want to develop and enhance their practice at postgraduate level. The programme aims to develop competence in applying theoretical and practice-based skills to areas of strategic leadership, management and education in healthcare organisations.
Kent's excellent performance in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) confirmed our position as one of the UK's leading universities: our 19 academic schools were found to be engaged in research of international and world-class standing. With programmes of study that are informed by research, our students are able to develop skills and knowledge relevant to contemporary issues.
Current research areas include:
- power dynamics
- experiential learning
- reflective practice
- communities of practice
Strategic Leadership and Multi-Professional Education in Healthcare - MSc at Medway:UK/EUOverseasPart-time£2390£2390 Strategic Leadership and Multi-Professional Education in Healthcare - PDip at Medway:UK/EUOverseasPart-time£2390£2390 The 2017/18 annual tuition fees for this programme are:
The 2017/18 annual tuition fees for this programme are:
For students continuing on this programme fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.*
The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.
General additional costs
Find out more about accommodation and living costs, plus general additional costs that you may pay when studying at Kent.
Search our scholarships finder for possible funding opportunities. You may find it helpful to look at both:
- University and external funds
- Scholarships specific to the academic school delivering this programme