Clinical Leadership 15 Credits Level 11; ECTS points 7.5

Clinical Leadership

1. Overview

To enable the student to understand the research process, identify evidence to inform practice and to critically explore the concept of clinical leadership in relation to the delivery of evidence based safe and effective person centred care.

This module is part of the MSc Advancing Nursing Practice programme but can also be undertaken as a stand-alone module.

2. What you will study

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the research process, distinguishing different research methods.
  • Alternative perspectives on the importance of clinical leadership in healthcare systems.
  • Policy drivers shaping the contemporary leadership agenda.
  • Clinical development tools and processes within the context of safe, effective person centred care.
  • The change process and its application to quality improvement.

3. How you will learn

The module is delivered online methods (including, virtual classroom and discussion forums). Students will engage with directed and self-directed learning activities supported by the module team.

4. Entry Requirements

This module is suitable for registered nurses, midwives and health and social care professionals and other individuals who work with healthcare.

Normally, applicants are expected to be able to demonstrate degree level study; however, if this is not the case, interested individuals are encouraged to make contact and discuss their circumstances.

5. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

UK/EU Students

  • £650 .

International Students

  • £1165 .

For Academic Year 2015/2016

UK/EU Students

  • £630 .

International Students

  • £1165 .

For Academic Year 2014/2015

UK/EU Students

  • £630 .

International Students

  • £1130 .

For Academic Year 2013/2014

UK/EU Students

  • £610 .

International Students

  • £1100 .

For Academic Year 2012/2013

UK/EU Students

  • £640 for the course

International Students

  • £1100 for the course


Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

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6. How to apply

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15 Credits Level 11; ECTS points 7.5

Start Date


Course Length

12-15 Weeks

Mode of Attendance

Blended Learning

Academic School
School of Nursing and Midwifery