Leading People-Centred Integrated Care

University of the West of Scotland


Off campus


The MSc in Leading People-Centred Integrated Care is designed to provide a progressive pathway of Masters' level study for staff working in health, social care or in the Third sector. It will empower and enable you to lead and develop integrated services to promote and enhance quality of care and improve outcomes for people.

From a national and international perspective there is a recognised shift towards integrating health and social care for preventative, outcome-based commissioning and support. The approach values the role that people who use the services, their families and communities play in planning and delivering integrated care with professionals in new ways that add value and are sustainable.

This distinctive MSc is designed to enable local and international students to contextualise, develop and lead integrated services that improve the quality of care and enhance outcomes for people, professionals and organisations. You will develop enhanced leadership and influencing skills and a deeper understanding and respect for the different professional, organisational, sectoral and international cultures. Bringing together students with a wide range of personal and professional experiences enriches active learning and generates insights from the 'real world' of the workplace and from different health and care systems.

You can exit after Stage 1 with PgCert Leading People-Centred Integrated Care

You can exit after Stage 2 with PgDip Leading People-Centred Integrated Care.

Entry Requirements

You should normally possess an appropriate undergraduate degree in, for example, but not exclusively in: health; social sciences or business related field.

You must also be currently working in a health or social care environment or at least have current experience (normally within the last five years) which you can draw upon in order to meet the course’s assessment requirements.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

3 years


School of Health and Life Sciences



SCQF Level