Short Course

Developing leadership skills

Our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field.


Course overview

Good leadership is absolutely fundamental to providing safe, effective healthcare to patients/service users/clients and is absolutely vital to leading service improvement right across health and social care settings. The aim of the module is to provide you with the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership within health and social care services. You will develop a range of leadership skills to meet current and future demands of complex health and social care organisations. The leadership modules are taken up by practitioners from a range of undergraduate degree programmes and by individuals for CPD purposes. All members of the multidisciplinary team are welcome.

Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: 12 weeks
Campus: Preston
Start Date: October 2025 and January 2025

Entry requirements

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at the University of Central Lancashire on our student contract page