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The award
MSc

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 18000 per total

How you will study
part-time, online

Course starts
January, April, June, August, October

International course fees
GBP 18000 per total

All study options

About Healthcare Leadership at University of Liverpool Online Programmes

Learn how to inspire others, drive innovation and lead effectively within healthcare organisations.

Designed for healthcare professionals working in a managerial capacity, this programme will develop your understanding of robust and effective management principles and give you the confidence to put them into practice.

To achieve a full master’s degree you will be required to complete 180 credits. This programme is also available as a postgraduate award (PG Award) which amounts to 30 credits, a postgraduate certificate (PG Cert) which amounts to 60 credits and a postgraduate diploma (PG Dip) which amounts to 120 credits. Students who complete the PG Award, PG Cert and PG Dip will have the opportunity to progress to a full master’s degree.

Why study this subject?

On this programme you will able to explore leadership and management theories, models and concepts, and learn how to apply them within a healthcare setting. You will gain advanced knowledge of health organisations and the changing context in which they operate, combined with an ability to effectively lead your team and make strategic decisions.

Towards the end of the programme you will undertake a project to evaluate the impact of a particular aspect of organisational change, and how that contributes to improvements within healthcare services.

Teaching methods and style

This programme is designed to be studied wholly online and part-time. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art virtual learning environment, which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive study online. On this platform you will be encouraged to work collaboratively with classmates and actively read around your topic through our comprehensive library of ebooks and journals.

Methods of assessment

Assessment is exclusively through online assignments rather than examinations. You will be assessed through a range of activities, including written assignments, discussion forum participation and journal entries.

Career destinations

You will gain the skills needed to perform successfully at a managerial level at any healthcare organisation. The programme will develop your communication, motivation and guidance skills which are required to be an effective leader and inspire your staff to reach their full potential.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-time, OnlineHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsJanuary, April, June, August, OctoberDomestic course feesGBP 18000 per totalInternational course feesGBP 18000 per total

Notes about fees for this course

Full tuition fee – £18,000* (2020/2021 academic year)

  • The tuition fee is fully inclusive of all costs: teaching materials, core textbooks, assessments and resits.
  • If you live in England, you may be eligible for a postgraduate loan to cover some of the costs of your degree. If you are not eligible for a student loan, you will be offered a simple monthly payment plan to spread the cost of your tuition over the duration of your studies.
  • You will receive a 5% discount if you choose to pay the full tuition fee upfront.
  • Scholarships of up to 15% of your tuition fee are available. For more details speak to the University of Liverpool Online Programmes admission team.

*All tuition fees shown are net of any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where we are required to add sales tax at the local statutory rate, this will be added to the tuition fees shown and confirmed during the payment process.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have either:

  • A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in a relevant subject area, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, coupled with two years’ relevant professional experience in a healthcare related setting; or
  • Professional work experience in other settings and/or other prior qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

All applicants are required to provide evidence they have reached a minimum required standard of English language.

What students think about University of Liverpool Online Programmes

    Peter Van Den Plas, Netherlands

    The best experience while studying at the University of Liverpool online was studying with people all over the world. Just studying for the master's at the University of Liverpool opened new opportunities for my career.

    Samuel Bitariho, Burundi

    The University of Liverpool is one of the best and most recognised institutions in the World. To study online at the University of Liverpool gave me socially a positive consideration in my organisation but also in my country. My best experience while studying my course was the way they welcome people, the good work environment, students’ and lecturers’ interaction. Apart from the knowledge I got during my course, after getting my master's degree, many things have changed in my career especially in terms of job position, responsibilities and promotion.

    Jasbir Virdi, Canada

    I did my studying online. However, I made some great contacts with both students and professors from all over the world who are still in contact. This happened during classroom discussions and group assignments. The master's degree has given me extra confidence to excel in my career.

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