Leading professionals, managing aspirations for self and others (degree and masters level)

Key features

This 20 credit module can be studied at degree or masters level and will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to understand and inform personal development and individual leadership qualities. 

You will explore how engagement in personal leadership development can help you and others to reach full potential, both individually and for organisational advancement.

You will engage in activities which will promote self-awareness and understanding, building on your ability to self-manage and influence others, whilst using the resources available to you. 

You will also look at the impact leadership can have on development and individual performance and how this can influence professional and organisational opportunities.

ADV610 course details (degree level)

On successful completion of this module you will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of existing leadership approaches and evidence exploring how these can innovate practice
  • appraise the complexities in people management and leadership structures addressing current limitations, or contradictions in the knowledge base
  • critically reflect on own and others responsibilities and management of learning, which contributes to the goals of the organisation.

Assessment

The assessment for this module is in two parts:

1. a portfolio

2. a critical evaluation.

(Please note that these assessment details are provisional – if you require further information please contact the module lead or the Professional Development Unit).

ADV764 course details (masters level)

On successful completion of this module you will be able to:

  • critically appraise existing leadership approaches using the evidence to inform how these can influence professional and practice advancement
  • critically analyse the complexities in people management and leadership structures addressing current opportunities /limitations, or contradictions in the knowledge base
  • critically reflect on personal and peer responsibilities in the management of learning and development and how these contribute to the progression of an organisation.

Assessment

The assessment for this module is in two parts:

1. a portfolio

2. a critical evaluation.

(Please note that these assessment details are provisional – if you require further information please contact the module lead or the Professional Development Unit).

Module dates

The taught dates for this module are 17 and 18 September and 1 and 2 October 2018.

(Occasionally delivery dates might be subject to change – always check with the module lead or Professional Development Unit).

Please be aware that all modules run to minimum numbers. 

In the event that there are low numbers, this module may be rescheduled to an alternative date. 

Some modules are also subject to maximum numbers.

What programmes can these modules count towards?

The degree-level module can be studied as a standalone module or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways.

The masters-level module can be studied as a standalone module or as an optional module towards some of our MSc Advanced Professional Practice pathways.

For further information please contact the Professional Development Unit.

Entry requirements

To be considered for a place on these modules:

  • you must be a registered health and social care professional or a health and social care worker in possession of previous study at level 5 (Diploma of Higher Education) or a foundation degree to study the module at degree level, or
  • you must be a registered health and social care professional or a health and social care worker who has previously studied to graduate level to study the module at masters level.

Each student will be considered and advised individually (where required) by the programme team and Professional Development Unit. Please contact the PDU or programme lead if you have any queries regarding your situation.

Fees and funding

Fees

Please see our professional development module fees page.

Funding

Funding for this module may be available through your employing trust. To apply please contact your Trust’s Educational Co-ordinator who will guide you through the application process.

If you work in the private, independent and voluntary sector, please contact your employer who will advise you.