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Postgraduate taught

MSc Healthcare Leadership and Management (Degree Apprenticeship)

UCAS code 1234
Duration 2 years part time
Entry year September 2020
Contact

Email: Health Apprenticeships
Web:  Degree Apprenticeships
Phone: +44 (0)1392 727617

Entry requirements

2:2 degree and relevant public health work experience.

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Campus St Luke's Campus
Discipline Healthcare and Medicine

Overview

  • Level 7 Senior Leader Masters level Degree Apprenticeship
  • Learn about emerging leadership and management principles situated in a health and social care content, complexity, finance and ethics, health economics and implementation science
  • Suitable for aspiring and established leaders in any health and social care related discipline
  • Our Level 7 Senior Leader (Healthcare) Masters level Degree Apprenticeship has been designed as an innovative, blended programme which will contribute to the development of a new cohort of leaders in health and social care. This exciting opportunity is funded by the Employer through the Apprenticeship Levy.
  • The Senior Leader (Healthcare) Degree Apprenticeship is underpinned by the MSc in Healthcare Leadership and Management which has been specifically developed for leaders committed to patient-centred systems of care and who aspire to become compassionate and inclusive leaders confident in creating organisations and great at working in partnership. Individuals studying on the Level 7 Senior Leader (Healthcare) Degree Apprenticeship will learn about emerging leadership and management principles situated in a health and social care context, complexity, finance and ethics, health economics and implementation science.

Why Exeter?

Our College of Medicine and Health specialises in research-led teaching and the development of socially aware and responsible graduates who are collaborative leaders, committed to life-long scholarship and the service of patients and the public. We work closely with our local and regional healthcare partners as well as reaching across the globe in order that we are well positioned to meet the needs of this rapidly changing and challenging sector. The University of Exeter Medical School is unique in the South West in delivering this type of programme.

Who is this apprenticeship for?

It is suitable for aspiring and established leaders in any health and social care related discipline including, but not limited to, nurses, allied healthcare professionals, commissioners, managers and doctors of any speciality including training grades, GPs and consultants early in their leadership journey.

83% of research in Clinical Medicine classified as world-leading or internationally excellent

Research Excellence Framework 2014 based on the percentage of research categorised as 4* and 3* 

Top 10 in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research in Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care

Research Excellence Framework 2014 based on the percentage of research categorised as 4* and 3*

Major capital investment in new buildings and state-of-the-art facilities

Entry requirements

You will have at least a 2:2 degree and relevant public health work experience.

We will also welcome applications from people who can demonstrate evidence of significant Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) experience.

Requirements for international students


If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

Entry requirements for international students

English language requirements

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL
  • Pearson

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 7.0. No less than 6.5 in any section.
TOEFL IBT*
Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Other accepted tests

Information about other acceptable tests of linguistic ability can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-sessional English

Applicants with lower English language test scores may be able to take pre-sessional English at INTO University of Exeter prior to commencing their programme. See our English language requirements page for more information.

Entry requirements for international students

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

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Course content

The MSc Healthcare Leadership and Management (Degree Apprenticeship) is a two year part time workplace focused programme offered within a job plan or working week utilising a protected 20% time allowance agreed by your employer.

You will learn in a supportive inter-professional environment to enhance your leadership and management skills, knowledge and understanding aligned to the national framework Developing People – Improving Care. You will receive a blended approach to learning including taught sessions, bespoke tutorials, and practical exercises which is supported by on-line content hosted on Exeter’s Electronic Learning Environment (ELE)

Compulsory modules

Year 1

CodeTitleCredits
TBC Leadership and Management in Healthcare 30
TBC Leading Change in Health Services 15
TBC Implementation Science 15
TBC Workplace Based Learning Project 1 30

 

Year 2

CodeTitleCredits
TBC Strategy and Systems Leadership 30
TBC Healthcare Finance and Ethics 15
TBC Health Economics 15
TBC Workplace Based Learning Project 2 30

Funding

This is a Degree Apprenticeship which is funded entirely through an Employers’ Apprenticeship Levy.

Teaching and research

Learning and Teaching

It is taught using a blended style which includes peer supported learning groups, facilitated chat rooms and webinars and personal reflective workplace logs.

Teaching methods on this apprenticeship include:

• case-based discussion
• simulation and problem-based learning
• seminars
• group discussions
• reflection sessions
• interactive workshops