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The Enhanced Critically Thinking Leader

The Enhanced Critically Thinking Leader

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In contemporary health and social care environments leaders need to develop skills, knowledge and behaviours in order to deliver integrated care successfully.

Who the module is aimed at

Registered nurse or allied health professional. This module is relevant to both aspiring and experienced leaders and managers who want to develop an applied understanding of leadership and management in an integrated health and social care environment.

Benefits of taking the module to the individual, the organisation and the patient

You will be supported to explore:

  • Critical thinking and its application to practice.
  • Decision making in relation to your own leadership approach.
  • A clear plan of your on-going leadership development.

What you learn

You will be supported to develop an understanding of leadership in the integrated health and social care context, whilst considering your future role and development.

General areas covered

  • Critical thinking
  • Evidence based decision making
  • Personal leadership development
  • Organisational leadership

Skills gained for the workplace, technical skills or academic skills

  • Reflective and critical thinking
  • Academic writing

Fees and Funding for 2022/23

Indicative price for stand-alone module

Home student: £710

EU / International students: this Module is not open to International applicants

How to apply

To apply for a self-funded place, please complete and return the application form below:

To apply for a Workforce Development / Workforce Transformation funding WDF/WTF funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below

Further information and Workforce Development Funding / CPD Funding online application form

  • Entry requirements

    • Relevant professional qualification - Registered nurse or allied health professional
    • Experience of studying and writing at level 6
    • Relevant workplace opportunities and organisational support - Employed in a health or social care environment

    The above must be evidenced in your application form.

  • Attendance

    Delivery Method:

    Blended Learning this module will involve a limited number of face-to-face study days supported by online distance learning activities

    View our statement on notional study hours »

    Provisional timetable

    This module is planned to commence during February 2023 and requires four full days attendance at the University. This face-to-face delivery is supported by additional online distance learning activities.


    View our statement on timetable changes »

  • Assessment

    Module assessment is made up of one or more assessment tasks. The assessment task(s) for this module are:

    • Written Assignment

    Successful completion of this module will earn you 15 level 7 credits

Further details

For further information please contact the module leader Anita McCrum - or contact the student experience team:

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