University Certificate of Postgraduate Study in Leadership and Transformation

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Build confidence and knowledge of effective collaborative leadership. Learn relevant theories, concepts and models. Reflect on your learning through group discussions and tasks, reflective diaries, and more.

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This programme has been designed to build confidence and knowledge of effective collaborative leadership in the context of the ever-evolving organisation.

It introduces relevant theories, concepts and models to facilitate and encourage self-reflection and learning through group discussions and tasks, reflective diaries, self-assessments, and the sharing of experiences and challenges faced throughout the module.

Why us?

  • This course is developed and delivered by professionals with many years of experience in their respective fields

Course structure

Teaching is delivered through a range of seminars and group work. You will have two assignments to complete. One will be a reflective report that uses relevant supporting theory, discussing how a change has been initiated within an organisation and what benefits this will have. The second assignment will be a portfolio of evidence detailing what the impact of implementing the change of practice has been, as outlined in the first assignment.

Topics include:

  • Principles of leadership
  • Culture and context
  • Leading change and innovation
  • Wider systems
  • Evolving strategic context
  • 360 feedback and coaching
  • We’ve got thousands of relevant books and e-books, with many more titles available through the inter-library loan service. We also subscribe to a comprehensive range of print and electronic journals so you can access the most reliable and up-to- date academic and industry articles. There are nearly 9,000 journal titles, mostly in electronic format.

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This course is delivered across both the Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's and City Campus, and you will have access to all facilities across both campuses.


Entry requirements

You are eligible for this programme if you have undertaken an undergraduate degree or have relevant equivalent professional experience.

Fees and finance

The fee for this course is £1400. Funded places are available through Health Education England and through widening participation for those in Primary Care (Out of Hospital Care contract), subject to conditions.

This information was correct at the time of publication.

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