Health and Social Care

Edinburgh Napier University


Off campus


If you are working in or aspiring to management or leadership positions within statutory and independent health and social care organisations then this course is for you.

Delivered fully online, the course will develop your knowledge and understanding of leadership, governance, management, audit and evaluation of health and social care services. These transferrable skills will help you to lead change, evaluate service delivery, implement quality initiatives and enhance your communication with stakeholders on these issues.

This course provides a foundation for career progression within the health and social care sector, and as a graduate from this course you will be in a position to lead change and improvement within health and social care practice and service delivery within your working environment.

Modules include:
Leadership for innovation and practice; Research approaches in health and social care; Clinical governance and improvement practice; Population health for practice; Principles of data analysis and management (40 credits); Dissertation (60 credits).

Entry Requirements

A Bachelor Degree in any discipline, or appropriate skills and knowledge at SCQF Level 10.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

2 - 3 years


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level