Integrated Community Healthcare and Leadership (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

Published: 4th March 2019

Traditional health and social care roles are changing. There’s a shift away from conventional roles towards partnership working across the health and social care sectors.

This is a new part-time course, responding to the evolving health and social care devolution landscape. It focuses on developing the leadership skills needed to deliver integrated health and social care services.

This part-time masters degree at the the Manchester Metropolitan University is designed to support you in understanding the needs of your service users. To empower you to work with your clients to solve the challenges to health and wellbeing. To help you focus on service redesign and quality improvements.

You’ll gain an understanding of the issues you might face working across an integrated health care sector (in both primary and secondary care), and develop leadership skills linked to key factors impacting on collaborative service provision, such as health inequality.

Download the course brochure | Read more on the Manchester Metropolitan University website

Features and benefits

  • Designed for professionals working in the health, community, and social sectors (including doctors, allied health professionals, and non-clinicians).
  • You’ll understand how to analyse health data to help you identify and implement the changes needed to improve the quality of health and social care.
  • You’ll learn via online teaching and face-to-face sessions on-campus.
  • You’ll typically complete a 15,000-word project in practice relating to your workplace, experience or interests.
  • Our teaching team includes academics with expertise across public health, social work, mental health and gerontology.
  • You can exit this course with a Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert), Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) or Masters Degree (MSc) in Integrated Community and Healthcare Leadership.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be a qualified health or social care professional, and hold a first degree at 2.2 classification or above and work in a health and/or social care environment.

Apply online

Apply online via the Manchester Metropolitan University website at

Bursaries for people working in primnary care in Greater Manchester

Anyone who works in primary care in Greater Manchester may be eligible for a bursary to support their fees. To find out more please email

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