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MSc Leadership Development (Clinical Leadership Leadership and Management)

Edge Hill University

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This MSc in Leadership Development will create leaders able to improve quality of care and act as effective change agents. Throughout the programme reflection will be applied to determine the type of leader you are the type of leader you aspire to be (and why) and the action that will be taken to further your leadership development. This will be supported by group work, debate, action learning sets and student-led seminars to create a learning community conducive to critical reflection. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? If you are working in a position of influence across the wider health and social care community (including the statutory and independent sector), this MSc in Leadership Development is for you. The programme is targeted at healthcare professionals working in a clinical role e.g. allied health professionals, clinical scientists, nurses, doctors and those working in a non clinical role e.g. social workers, patient advocates, voluntary sector. WHAT WILL I GAIN FROM THIS PROGRAMME? The overall goal for this programme is to facilitate the development of principle-centred leaders. The specific aims are to: - Develop leaders who are able to improve the quality of care, enhance and improve service delivery and lead people though change - Promote inter-professional learning, critical thinking, self awareness and leadership skills in decision making, within complex environments - Facilitate critical reflection on practice - Act as a change champion - Provide an evidence base for practice. WHAT WILL I STUDY? The programme will provide you with opportunities for in-depth self awareness, critical reflection on your own style of leadership and leadership skills and learning to be dynamic in decision-making. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to effectively implement change and inform your practice with an evidence base. There will also be an opportunity to plan a research proposal and undertake a project utilising your leadership and change management skills in the final year of your study. In addition you are able to access optional modules from the existing postgraduate portfolio from Faculty of Health or from the MSc Management Development programme (Business School). There is a close working relationship with the Business School and the Centre for Local Policy Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, with the intention to maximise opportunities for accessing appropriate expertise across the University. HOW WILL I STUDY? The programme will be delivered through lead lectures, workshops, seminars, Action Learning Sets, group work and critical debates to provide a framework to underpin the development of critical thinking and sharing in the learning process. The approach will be ?flexible? - blended learning where face-to-face sessions are the predominant delivery method supported by the University?s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The attendance is daytime, approximately three hours per module, however some sessions will be online. WHO WILL BE TEACHING ME? Edge Hill University enjoys an excellent reputation for teaching quality and members of the teaching team publish in international journals and present at national and international conferences. The programme team comprises staff from the Faculty of Health, the Evidence Based Practice Research Centre, Department of Social and Psychological Sciences, Business School and the Head of Staff Development. In addition guest speakers who are executive senior professionals within health and social care will provide you with opportunities to learn from their experience. HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED? The assessment strategy will focus on the synthesis and critical application of theory to practice in relation to your leadership role. A variety of assessment strategies will be utilised to provide balance including essays, presentations, a leadership development plan, reflective diaries, seminars, online discussion and the undertaking of a project. You will be assessed b

This MSc in Leadership Development will create leaders able to improve quality of care and act as effective change agents. Throughout the programme reflection will be applied to determine the type of leader you are the type of leader you aspire to be (and why) and the action that will be taken to further your leadership development. This will be supported by group work, debate, action learning...

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