Leadership is viewed as a vital aspect of personal and professional development for many disciplines within the Health and Social setting. The interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning offers a unique opportunity to engage with other professional disciplines.
What's covered in the course?
The module will facilitate your learning and understanding of the importance of applying theory to practice through systematic evaluation, synthesis of key conceptual frameworks, and research. This will enable you to specifically enhance your ability to provide effective leadership which is considered particularly important for practitioners at all levels within health and social care.
The module aims to provide you with an in-depth understanding of leadership, change management and innovation concepts and theories that can be applied within dynamic and complex health and social care contexts.
- The module offers an interdisciplinary approach to teaching
- Learn different skills to enhance your leadership capabilities
- Sharing practice experiences with fellow students
- Develop your critical thinking
The module aims to provide you with a critical awareness of leadership, change management and innovation concepts and theories which can be applied in practice and contribute to personal and professional development of health and social care personnel. You will also learn the importance of collaborative working to achieve high standards of patient care, through the application of leadership and structured change processes. This will enable you to specifically enhance your ability to provide effective leadership which is considered particularly important for practitioners at all levels within health and social care.
This module aligns with the Professional Practice Programme philosophy and is designed to be flexible and practice-led. You will have the opportunity to develop skills of enquiry, reflection and problem solving. A blended learning approach is taken (incorporating classroom, online activities via Moodle and field trip) in line with the university’s learning and teaching strategy. You will be encouraged to think critically and share practice experiences with your fellow students, as well as engaging in both directed and self-directed learning activities. You will be an active partner in your own learning and development and in return you will receive regular feedback and feedforward aimed at developing your academic skills, and have the opportunity to discuss your progress with the module team.