Leadership in Healthcare

University of Dundee


City Campus, Off campus


This course has been designed to offer flexible, inclusive and contemporary content which is relevant to students across local, national and international healthcare settings. It will support you both personally and professionally in developing the leadership skills required to take on a range of leadership roles and to lead changes in practice.

The main focus of the course is on developing your knowledge and understanding of leadership within the context of healthcare. It also takes account of leadership theory and evidence from other fields and disciplines. In applying this knowledge, you will be encouraged to reflect on and develop your own personal leadership skills and values.

Progression Routes

You'll normally need to have a degree or equivalent and work in a health or social care related area.

There is a flexible Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) system by which students who do not have a degree may be eligible for entry.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

42 months


Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing

SCQF Level