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The PgDip Senior Leader: Health and Social care is a career development programme for senior health and social care practitioners, administrators, managers, doctors, dentists, senior nurses and other health and social care professionals who have already completed a degree. Our faculty of published clinicians and healthcare management experts will support you as you develop a global mindset, learn how to tackle strategic business challenges in healthcare, and grow as a leader.
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This course is designed to help health and social care professionals develop leadership and managerial capabilities. Whatever sector you currently work in, this enriching leadership programme will help you understand the problems and challenges facing enterprises and organisations in the health and social care setting and develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to identify potential solutions.
We aim to stretch your leadership competencies into new areas of potential responsibility. The syllabus incorporates vital skills applicable in almost any business, such as building a thorough knowledge of an organisation and its leadership, developing creative and systematic approaches to underlying business issues, and understanding how you can improve business and management practices.
This two-year part-time programme is designed to be compatible with the demands of a full-time job. The course runs one day a week. Learning is supported via interactive in-class and online sessions and independent study. Course materials are available online, so you can prepare work at home, ensuring that in-class learning is highly interactive.
This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Successful completion of the PgDip Senior Leader: Health and Social Care will support you if you wish to pursue Chartered Manager status with the CMI.
Where changes are made to material information contained in this course description or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admissions and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and will outline the various options available to the applicant.
No matter what section of health and social care you work in, the University of Bolton's PgDip Senior Leader: Health and Social Care will assist you in gaining a critical understanding of the problems and challenges facing enterprises and organisations. As a graduate of this course, you'll possess the analytical and critical faculties to identify potential solutions.
A wide range of health and social employers will find leaders holding this qualification valuable. This universal appeal stems from the programme's focus on collective business principles.
On successfully completing the programme, you'll be well placed to move from middle management to a more senior management role. You'll also have the option to top-up to a full Master in Business Administration (MBA) qualification or undertake a Professional Doctorate focussed on a practice area of your choice
Postgraduate diploma holders can also use the qualification as a stepping-stone into a range of other careers. Some of these roles may require relevant experience and/or postgraduate study. Potential careers include:
Important note regarding tuition fees for the 2022-2023 academic year: EU nationals who meet residency requirements (have settled or pre-settled status) may be eligible for 'Home' fee status. If you do not meet these residency requirements, overseas fees will apply. Irish citizens living in the UK or Ireland will be eligible for 'Home' fee status under the Common Travel Area arrangement. Please read the student finance for EU students web page on www.gov.uk for information.
The fees for a student's course of study will be set for the normal duration of that course subject only to inflationary increases – measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded in March each year to take effect for subsequent start dates.
For details of how to apply for this course, please choose your status from the options below:
Please contact Admissions by telephone on 01204 903903 or email email@example.com
University of Bolton
Bolton, BL3 5AB
Tel: 01204 903903
As an international student you are not allowed to study this course because of the restrictions on your visa.
We offer a wide range of full-time courses in lots of different subjects, many of our courses start in September and January. If you would like to see what courses are available please visit our Course Search.
We use various teaching and learning strategies to help you acquire and develop appropriate concepts, knowledge and skills. These include lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops. You'll also need to spend significant time in guided independent study, such as general background reading, preparing for seminar activities and working on assignments. We adopt a blended learning and teaching style, including online delivery and engagement where appropriate.
The types of assessment you'll be required to complete fall into two general categories, formative and summative. Formative assessments do not contribute to your overall module grade, but they are an integral part of the learning strategy for a module, and you are required to complete them. Your formative assessments will be marked, and you'll receive feedback on your level of achievement.
Summative assessments will contribute to your overall module grade. You'll also receive feedback on them so that you know where you've done well and where you can improve.
You can expect several kinds of formative and summative assessments, including coursework, reports, case studies, presentations and business proposals.
The modules listed below may be a mixture of compulsory and optional. You may not have the opportunity to study all the modules shown as part of the course.
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The university will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver your course as described in its published material and the programme specification for the academic year in which you begin your course. The university considers changes to courses very carefully and the university will minimise any changes. Please be aware that our courses are subject to review on an ongoing basis and changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regulatory and academic reasons. The content of course modules and mode of associated assessments may be updated on an annual basis. This is to ensure that all modules are up-to-date and responsive to employment and sector needs. The published course material and the programme specification contain indicative ‘optional modules’ that may be subject to change due to circumstances outside of our control. For this reason, we cannot guarantee to run any specific optional module.
The academic staff detailed above teach across a range of courses in this subject area and may not teach on this course specifically.
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