The Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Leadership is a fully accredited one-year programme aimed at nurses who wish to advance their academic and professional knowledge and skills in the area of leadership. This programme welcomes nurses at all levels of their career – from those who aspire to enter management to nurses in managerial positions who want to develop key competencies and skills. You will develop the confidence and best practice approaches to drive impact as an active member of any healthcare team.
Throughout the Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Leadership, you will develop an in-depth knowledge of information retrieval, data management skills, referencing skills, systematic reviewing, research implementation and action research skills as well as developing and engaging in research projects and activities across disciplinary boundaries and with academic institutions in leadership.
This fully online programme comprises six highly relevant modules including core learning modules in clinical specialties, anchor modules including advanced research and advanced leadership and clinical competency.
Graduates of this Diploma will gain an essential skillset to progress in their nursing management career and for those who wish to take a further step, may enrol onto the master's programme – the MSc in Advanced Leadership – and undertake Year 2 of the full programme, completing a research project to gain a leading edge in their career progression.
Mode of delivery
The programme is delivered through a blend of online content and activities and live interactive sessions, offering a collaborative and supported student experience. You are encouraged to actively participate in the live seminars and activities; however, all live sessions are recorded and can be watched back if you have personal or work commitments.
Our experienced team have the skills, resources and technology to support and guide you, no matter your level of technical ability.