FOUNDATIONS OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT - 2018/9

Module code: NUR2141

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

MCBRIDE JA Mrs (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 5

JACs code: B700

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Module Availability

Semester 2

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Satisfactory completion of year one of the programme.

Module content

Application of management and leadership theories to practice.

Effective team working.

Quality of service provision.

The context of health and social care provision.

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework SUMMATICE ASSESSMENT - 2000 WORDS 100

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Assessment Strategy

Module aims

  • The aim of this module is for students to examine the theory underpinning team work, leadership and management, enabling them to reflect on their own role, personal strengths / skills and areas for development. They will also explore the impact of political, social and demographic changes on health and social care provision and delivery, identifying and exploring the opportunities to improve the quality of care and developing the skills to influence decision makers.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
1 Demonstrate understanding of the current political, social and demographic challenges facing health and social care delivery
2 Examine own skills and attributes in relation to effective team working and leadership in health care
3 Explore the opportunities to enhance the quality of service delivery and ways to influence decision makers.

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Overall student workload

Personal Tutorial Hours: 1

Workshop Hours: 7

Independent Study Hours: 114

Lecture Hours: 11

Seminar Hours: 16

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Lectures and group work.

Tutorials.

Seminars.

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

Reading list

Reading list for FOUNDATIONS OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT :

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2018/9 academic year.