University of Liverpool - Healthcare Leadership MSc

This programme is to advance healthcare management careers by equipping themselves with the key tools to drive innovation within healthcare across the globe.
  • University of Liverpool, England
  • 18000 £
  • 30 Months
  • Online
  • 11 October 2022

Course Information

Medical and healthcare fields cover multiple disciplines that all come together to form a cohesive approach focusing on curing, researching and treating diseases, educating the public, and improving healthcare provision on a national scale.

This programme will help you to enhance leadership skills in theory and practice in order to contribute to the improvement of patient care and healthcare systems.  Healthcare leadership jobs are playing a crucial role in the health sector ensuring communication and collaboration between all health-related disciplines, facilitating better cohesion and ultimately aiming for the main goal being enhancing healthcare service.

Skills you will learn will train you in the ability of effective decisions making using a pragmatic and evidence-based approach. You will be taught how to lead at the individual, team, organizational and national levels; and establish robust, appropriate, and innovative leadership practices within the healthcare environment, from a small practice to larger clinical environments. 

Online discussions will engage you in exchanging leadership theories within the healthcare context and the ability to study in international class will provide you with valuable insights and perspectives on private and public sector healthcare condition across the world.  

This programme will train you how to become the medical leader of tomorrow and will equip you with skills allowing to provide impactful outcomes for your organization. Upon programme completion, you gain a new perspective and confidence to offer innovative and high-quality solutions to key contemporary issues within changing healthcare contexts. 

This programme offers alternative awards, meaning you may opt for either a full Masters degree or finish up with either Post Graduate Diploma or Post Graduate Certificate.


About the University / School

One of the six original 'red brick' civic universities, the University of Liverpool is also a part of the Russell Group, the group is a collaboration of 20 leading research-intensive universities. With a  worldwide ranking in the top 200 Universities, it is also known for for ten Nobel Prize winners amongst its alumni and past faculty.

University of Liverpool's Online courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning. Being a leading international provider of fully online postgraduate education, with more than 10,000 students from over 160 countries, the University of Liverpool has one of the most international virtual classrooms.


Learning format

This programme consists of eight modules followed by dissertation. In order to earn a full Master of Science (MSc) you are required to complete 180 credits, 120 credits to earn the postgraduate diploma (PGDip), 60 credits to earn the postgraduate certificate (PGCert) and 30 credits to earn the postgraduate award (PGAward).

  • Understanding Leadership (15 credits)
  • Leading Strategic Management and Implementation of Healthcare Services (15 credits)
  • Leading Complex Change in Healthcare Settings (15 credits)
  • Leading People and Teams in Healthcare Organisations (15 credits)
  • Leading Innovation in Healthcare (15 credits)
  • Quality Management and Safety in Driving Safe Healthcare (15 credits)§
  • Healthcare Finance (15 credits)§
  • Research Methods (15 credits)
  • Work-Based Project OR Dissertation (60 credits)

‡ These modules must be taken for the PGCert and PGAward. § These modules must be taken for the PGCert.


Entry requirements

In order to qualify for the programme an applicant can needs to present an academic degree and relevant work experience of about 3-4 years. In case of lack of academic degree, a minimum of 6- 8 years of relevant work experience is enough to apply.

Additionally, all applicants should be proficient in English language.

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, please enquire to find out more.

Apply before:

04 October 2022

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University of Liverpool - University of Liverpool - Healthcare Leadership MSc