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Leadership for Advancing Practice

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS Points 7.5
Clinical Leadership 15 Credits Level 11 | ECTS Points 7.5

This course will enable you 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 Practice programme but can also be undertaken as a stand-alone module.

This course has one study option

Mode of Attendance

  • Blended

Mode of Study

  • Part Time

Start Date

September

Course Length

12-15 weeks
  • Explore the concept of advancing healthcare practice
  • Evaluate leadership theories and concepts applicable to health and social care
  • Evaluate the change process and its application to improvement methodology
  • Reflect on the use of problem-solving strategies in the use of clinical judgement and decision-making practice
  • Approaches to personal  and professional development within leadership
 
Disclaimer

The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.

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

 
 

Academic Support

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre

Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Study Skills Support

 

This module is suitable for registered nurses, midwives and health and social care professionals.

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

 
FOR ACADEMIC SESSION 2020/2021

UK/EU Students: £690

International Students: £1,230

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Other Fees and Charges

Disclaimer

For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter.  For further information see:

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Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the Nursing CPD team and we'll do our best to help.

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Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 

We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.

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