Healthcare Management and Leadership at University of Worcester - UCAS

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Course summary

Overview Management and leadership in the health, social, and community care sectors is increasingly important in both the UK and worldwide. Designed specifically for existing and aspiring managers and leaders, our Healthcare Management and Leadership MSc supports students in developing the skills necessary to critically debate the challenges facing healthcare leaders, and the roles that clinicians, managers, and the wider healthcare economy can play in reshaping healthcare services. The programme offers learning opportunities delivered by experts from the School of Allied Health and Community, Worcester Business School, and School of Psychology, bringing together key theories of leadership and management with specific relevance to health systems and social and community care provision. By providing a flexible, multidisciplinary approach within a supportive environment, our MSc enables healthcare professionals across the sector to learn with and from each other, develop professional networks, and advance their own practice. Key features

  • Supportive learning environment that nurtures students’ confidence to shape future health, social, and community care
  • Modules which develop critical reflection, originality, critique, and synthesis to advance decision-making skills in complex healthcare settings
  • Challenges students’ values and attitudes to develop new ways of thinking in relation to service design, implementation of change, patient safety, and risk management
  • Examines contemporary policy, practice, leadership, and management theories and how to apply them to real-world situations
  • Explores the principles, approaches, strategies, and techniques for analysing, designing, and managing complex essential healthcare organisations
  • Provides essential knowledge for managing the integration of people, systems, and technologies that ensure the delivery of consistent, high-quality healthcare
  • Develops students’ career progression as managers and leaders within healthcare
Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at Why the University of Worcester? The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level. The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all. Recent University of Worcester achievements
  • For almost three decades, the University of Worcester has been educating professionals to work in the health and social care sectors, from Nurses and Midwives to Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, Paramedics to Physician Associates. Each year, hundreds of professionals graduate from Worcester and go on to make a significant contribution to society. The University’s new medical school welcomed its first cohort of students in September 2023. The Three Counties Medical School will help to address the pressing need for more doctors in this left-behind part of the Country.
  • Worcester rose to become the number one English university (excluding specialist institutions) for sustained employment, further study, or both, three and five years after graduation in the 2022 Government-published Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey, having been in the top 10 in 2020 and 2021. 96% of our graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2022).


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Healthcare Management and Leadership at University of Worcester - UCAS