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MSc Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management)

The MSc Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) has been developed by practicing
NHS Consultants and Health Academics in consultation with NHS Trust Partners. The
course is designed for Medical Doctors and other Healthcare Professionals to develop and
refine their clinical, leadership and research skills and develop understanding of effective
teamwork and best practice. The speciality pathway (Leadership and Management) aims to
enhance innovation, leadership, teaching, learning and research skills, thereby, facilitating
personal and professional development and strengthening participants’ ability to bring about
positive change, solve problems effectively, and ensure patient safety.

The Leadership and Management Masters will be differentiated from the other Masters routes
by its structure, by the demonstration of a deepening understanding of self-development as a
clinical leader through the specific modules 7HR006 (Leading Transformational Change) and
7HR008 (Perspectives on Leadership) and within the Masters dissertation in module
7HW015.

This course has a strong emphasis on the evaluation and development of both clinical
practice, research, and encourages participants to reflect critically on workplace experiences
and learning. For participants, the course aims to provide a clear framework which supports
CPD, recognition of prior learning and work based learning.

For Medical Doctors the course aims to provide a route in which they can take a different
speciality, to change medical career routes and for Doctors seeking further accreditation of
subspecialty expertise.