The programme is available via two routes of part-time study, both of which lead to an MSc in Healthcare Leadership and NHS Leadership Academy Award in Senior Healthcare leadership:
The full programme consists of a 24-month learning journey; comprising seven study modules. Participants who are eligible via APEL, begin the programme at module 4 in dedicated cohorts, due to this the learning journey is reduced to 18 months. This is because APEL participants have already covered the majority of content in modules 1 to 3 as part of The Mary Seacole programme with a Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership.
The programme allows participants to explore the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours that are important for leading others when building a culture of patient-centred care within the healthcare system.
It’s specifically designed to enable you to put your work role, tasks and experiences to practical use in your study of leadership, while also providing intensive personal and professional development.
You’ll be working for at least 15 hours a week, in which you’ll explore themes that support your development of self, teams and organisations to:
The learning methods are a cutting-edge blend to keep you inspired and motivated via a flexible state-of-the-art virtual campus, residentials, face-to-face development and online tutor support. And to keep it all fresh and current, you’ve got the latest thinking from world-class experts. You’ll emerge from the programme with the professional skills to thrive in a more senior leadership role, ready to play your part in building a more compassionate NHS.
There are three core learning methods on this programme: