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PA50269: Leadership in health

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2015/6
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Further information on credits Credits: 12
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Modular (no specific semester)
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Portfolio of Practice (CW 100% - Qualifying Mark: 40)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
Explore the role of effective leadership in organisational development and improvement.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit participants will be able to:
1. Practice critical and effective leadership approaches to deliver service objectives in the practice context (intellectual skill, professional skill; taught, facilitated)
2. Use and evaluate these approaches to respond to local, regional and national initiatives and priorities (Professional skill, intellectual skill; taught, facilitated)
3. Critically evaluate the emotions and politics that surround, shape and have an impact on leadership (intellectual skill, professional skill, practical skill; taught, facilitated)
4. Work and communicate effectively and appropriately with a range of people in practice contexts on an individual, group and organisational basis (professional skill, key skill; taught, facilitated and assessed)
5. Reflect on their own leadership style ad approach and identify areas for continuous improvement (professional skill; facilitated and assessed).

See classification of learning outcomes above.


* Leadership skills and service objectives
* Leadership models and their application in practice
* Action learning sets for group problem solving
* Monitoring standards for service delivery
* National leadership initiatives
* Personal leadership attributes.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

PA50269 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • TSPA-ADT16 : Modular Programme in Advanced and Specialist Practice
  • TSPA-ADM16 : MSc Advanced and Specialist Healthcare Practice
  • TSPA-ADC16 : PG Cert Advanced and Specialist Healthcare Practice
  • TSPA-ADL16 : PG Dip Advanced and Specialist Healthcare Practice

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2015/16.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.