Leadership for Allied Health Professionals MSc

The MSc Leadership for Allied Health Professionals includes two specialist modules that focus on the role of leadership in delivering innovation and promoting resilience in health and social care settings. It also includes three modules that emphasise the development of skills that allow practitioners to crucially appraise sources of evidence, and apply it in order to bring about improvement within a health and social care setting. There is also the option to study for a PG Cert, consisting of one research based module and your chosen specialist module.

York St John University
Course fees
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Full-time and part-time study options available.
Start Date
September 2016

Course overview

The Masters programme and the PG Certs are attractive to anyone working in a health and social care setting with a desire to build on their knowledge and practical experience through relevant multi-professional learning and research. They will enable graduates to demonstrate a critical awareness of a range of complex issues associated with leadership in the allied health professions and critically evaluate evidence in this area to improve practice.

The professional group attracted to these courses include a wide range of professions from across the health and social care field, including: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Nurses, Social Workers, Care Workers, a range of Allied Health Professionals, Medical Staff and Podiatrists.

Course Structure

MSc Leadership for Allied Health Professionals (PDF, 71KB)

Study options include a Master's degree, or a PG Cert for those who want to gain an understanding of the subject but do not wish to conduct a full scale research project or commit to a longer period of study.

  • MSc Leadership for Allied Health Professionals
  • PG Cert Innovation & Leadership for Allied Health Professionals
  • PG Cert Resilience & Leadership for Allied Health Professionals

Programme specification

Further information on this course is available in the programme specification. Please note that the programme specification relates to course content that is currently being studied by students at the University. For new programmes, the programme specification will be made available online prior to the start of the course.

Learning support

York St John University works hard to create an inclusive environment for all our students. We offer a range of learning support services to assist students throughout their studies.

Entry Requirements

Qualifications and experience

You will normally have a degree or an equivalent qualification in health or social care qualifying you for registration with a relevant professional body.

You will also have post-qualifying experience, be employed or have access to an appropriate work-related health or social care provider service.

If your first language is not English, you need to take an IELTS test or an equivalent qualification accepted by the University (see the International pages for more information). An IELTS score of 6.5 with no component less than 5.5 is required for this programme. In-sessional support within the Faculty is intended for all international students.

Terms and conditions

Our terms and conditions, policies and procedures contain important information about studying at York St John University. These can be accessed through our Admissions webpages.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

UK & EU 2016 / 17

The tuition fee for 2016 entry to this postgraduate course is £3,500 for full-time UK/EU, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man students.

See our Professional Health CPD webpages for more information about fees and funding available, including part-time and modular options.

Overseas 2016 / 17

Due to the nature of these courses they are not applicable for International students.

How to Apply

You can apply directly to the course via our Apply Now links. Please select the variant of the course that you intend to undertake (e.g. full-time or part-time) as the link will take you to a customised form for the specific course. You will need to create a login and password and complete the online form. Please contact two referees in advance of submitting your application as an automated request will go out as soon as you submit, and your application will not be reviewed until both references are in place.

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MSc Leadership for Allied Health Professionals - Full-time

MSc Leadership for Allied Health Professionals - 2 Year Part-time

MSc Leadership for Allied Health Professionals - 3 Year Part-time

PG Certificate Innovation & Leadership for Allied Health Professionals - Part-time

PG Certificate Resilience & Leadership for Allied Health Professionals - Part-time

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