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MSc in Healthcare Leadership (University of Warwick)

Duration: 24 Months

University of Warwick

Welcome to the University of Warwick MSc Healthcare Leadership Programme. This pioneering, online programme, accredited by the globally renowned University of Warwick, is specifically designed to develop the healthcare leaders of tomorrow. With a curriculum tailored to the realities of modern healthcare and faculty comprised of world-class educators, this is more than just a qualification—it’s a transformative experience that will elevate your career to new heights.

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Programme Details For Healthcare Leadership


This online MSc in healthcare leadership and management is a pragmatic course, designed and delivered by world-renowned medical educators and comprehensively closes the gap in clinician leadership and management competency.

  • Postgraduate Certificate: 6 months

  • Postgraduate Diploma: 12 months

  • Master of Science: 24 months

About the University of Warwick

About the University of Warwick

Ranked 10th in the UK and 69th in the World, the University of Warwick is a world-leading Russell Group institution. It is an internationally-recognised centre of excellence delivering the highest standards of education, research, information and materials to improve the quality of healthcare globally.

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Why the University of Warwick?

  • Top 10 UK university
  • 7th within the Russell Group ranking
  • A global centre of academic excellence

“This interactive and flexible programme from the University of Warwick is tailor-made for healthcare professionals with busy schedules like me. Obtaining this postgraduate certificate from one of the most reputable universities in the UK also provides an alternative pathway for healthcare workers who decide to switch to administrative roles”

Dr Pei Ying NgDoctor, Malaysia

“I was searching for a masters study program for quite some time when I came across University of Warwick MSc in Healthcare Leadership. It has all the right ingredients in place to provide quality education and abundant exposure to current trends in healthcare industry. I am privileged to be guided by highly qualified and experienced faculty members and enhance my leadership skills to boost my career prospects.” 

Dr Aisha Fatima Team Lead healthcare quality and compliance, United Arab Emirates

Are you aspiring to be an effective leader with the right knowledge and skills to influence your subordinates iheed/University of Warwick MSc Healthcare Leadership Programme is a fantastic resource for you. A try will convince you. 

Jane Hillary-NwabuaNurse, United Kingdom

A world-class student experience

A world-class student experience

The Masters in healthcare leadership is a truly transformative user experience that also covers administration. The content is rich, compelling, engaging and innovative. It includes interactive video, 2D & 3D animations, medical imagery and instructional competency-focused pedagogy. Students will interact and engage in:

  • Weekly synchronous online tutorials throughout the course

  • Highly interactive content and tutor-moderated discussion forums

  • Reflective exercises to test your thinking and learning application

The programme management team provide superb mentorship and pastoral care to ensure high engagement and pass rates.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • An honours bachelor qualification from a recognised institution

  • Working in the healthcare sector

Programme Overview

The programme overview for the Masters in Healthcare Leadership and Management course blends self-directed learning and Tutor-led group learning. Throughout the programme, you'll engage in: online group tutorials, tutor-moderated discussion forums, interactive case studies, reflective exercises. The programme is broken down into the following modules:

Programme Modules:

  • Understanding leadership and management

  • Understanding motivation

  • Influencing skills

  • Giving and receiving feedback

  • Assignment guidance tutorials & self-directed learning

Your Dedicated Tutors

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Jane Evans

Jane Evans

Director, Organisational Redesign and Performance Excellence

Gary Day

Professor Gary Day

CEO, International Health Executive, Academic and Keynote Speaker

Kimberly Pierre

Dr. Kimberly Pierre

Management Consultant & Higher Education Leader

Paul Long

Paul Long

Founding Director of the Centre for Health Leadership

Alana Killen

Dr Alana Killen

Director and CEO Healthcare Governance

Richard Priore

Dr Richard Priore

Director and CEO Healthcare Governance

Simon Brake

Professor Simon Brake

Course Director, University of Warwick

Carrie Marr

Carrie Marr

Strategic Health Advisor and Patient Safety Leader

Claire Pierce

Claire Pierce

Health Sector Senior Executive

Course Benefits

World Leading Brand

Graduates of this programme will hold a qualification from a prestigious Russell Group University ranked 10th in the UK and 69th in the World

World-leading faculty

Our tutor faculty comprise world-renowned Medical Leadership experts. They work at the intersection of industry and academia giving practitioner insight with an evidence-based management perspective.

Networking Opportunities

This programme attracts very senior personnel including Chairpersons, CEOs, CMOs, DONs, Executive Managers and senior consultants from world leading private and public medical bodies giving you access to like-minded ambitious medical leaders who can enhance your employment prospects

Enhance your CV, boost your career

A masters in healthcare leadership from a Russell group university will help you capitalise on the growing demand for physician leaders throughout healthcare systems.

Putting the Patient First

The patient must remain at the centre of healthcare systems and good leadership is an essential component of delivering high quality patient care.

Easy-to-use online student portal

The student learning environment is accessible anytime, anywhere on any device designed with the busy clinician in mind.

A Truly global programme

Developed by Global Medical Leaders. Participants from across the globe (50+ nationalities) study together, learning from each other's experiences.

A world-class online learning experience

The programme is a truly transformative user experience. The content is rich, compelling, engaging and innovative. It includes interactive video, 2D & 3D animations, medical imagery and instructional competency-focused pedagogy.

Discounts and Flexible Payment Options available

We offer early registration discounts, bulk payment discounts and flexible payment plans to make this programme affordable and accessible to clinicians

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Your Questions Answered

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iheed are an Online Programme Manager (OPM) that specialise specifically in the delivery of online medical education. iheed partner with world-leading medical schools to deliver market-leading postgraduate education programmes. iheed also work closely with health ministries and health regulators across the globe to develop CPD programmes for national healthcare workforces in key regions, particularly in the Middle East and Asia.