Overview

This Programme is accredited by MFHEA

The Master of Global Health Leadership & Practice programme is aimed at early to mid-level professionals anywhere in the world, locally, nationally, or internationally, who seek the skills to assume new or more significant leadership roles in healthcare or related environments. Including non-profit and for-profit health care settings, NGOs, non-profit organizations, pharma, government agencies, ministries of health, foundations, and others working within the health field, including entrepreneurs and individuals working in non-traditional settings affecting the health of the public.

 

Who this programme is designed  for

The Master of Global Health Leadership & Practice programme is ideal for professionals who strive to become excellent managers and changemakers within global healthcare settings. 

 

What you will learn

This Masters’s programme will provide the candidate with the relevant skills and competencies to lead self and others, developing the core leadership skills required to take on a range of leadership roles and lead practice changes. This course will support candidates, both personally and professionally, to develop their knowledge and understanding of leadership within the context of healthcare, preparing them to lead and operate effectively in a 21st-century healthcare landscape fuelled by change, complexity, innovation and technology. Designed to offer flexible learning, this course is relevant to candidates across local, national and international healthcare settings. It is delivered by a team with leadership roles in international practice settings and educational contexts.

Programme Name: Postgraduate Certificate  in Global Health Leadership and Practice
Accreditation: Malta Further and Higher Education Authority
Awarding Body: College of Remote and Offshore Medicine Foundation
Credits: 30 ECTS
Qualification or Award: Qualification
Programme duration: 12-15 months part-time, 6-8 months full-time
Target Audience: 25-65+
Entry Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (MQF/EQF L6)
  • Associate degree (MQF/EQF L5 ) with at least three years of experience as a healthcare provider.

Target Group: Health care professional
Language of instruction: English
If English is not your first language, you must have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 7 or more.
MQF/EQF Level: 7
Mode of delivery: Online learning
Hours of Total Learning: 750
Tuition Fees: Euro €2700
Next intake: 1 September

The full programme specifications can be downloaded here.

 

Required Modules:

MGH701, MGH702, MGH703

 

MGH701 Leading Self & Others

This module focuses on individual and team-based leadership development. Participants will explore organisational and leadership theory to; Understand organisational dynamics, culture and politics, policy and agenda setting. Understand the relationship between leaders and followers, and develop the knowledge and skill to engage across and within groups. Diagnose helpful and unhelpful behaviour patterns in teams, and identify leadership styles, strategies and approaches to improve personal capabilities in addressing challenges and opportunities. Use best practices in giving and delivering feedback, work conflict, and difficult conversations to enhance team performance. Develop the crucial qualities, actions, and approaches necessary to be a successful leader and explore the issues healthcare leaders face. Utilising case studies, self-exploration, personal insight and feedback, participants will identify opportunities for improvement, building capacity both within themselves and those they lead.

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MGH702 Systems Thinking for Leaders

This module focuses on developing systems thinking skills that enable leaders and managers to work with others and respond proactively to the rapidly changing, complex, continuously evolving healthcare field. Healthcare leaders have the formidable and immediate challenge of creating both short- and long-term strategies to deal with complex problems whose resolution requires holistic approaches and sophisticated thinking.  Building on the theory and practices of module MGH701, students will continue to develop their leadership skills and explore general systems thinking.  Understanding the sets of interconnected systems, organisational systems, and the dynamic complex social systems that drive human behaviour and shape organisational culture and climate.

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MGH703 Leading Change

Leading successful change is a necessity in today’s dynamic operating environments. This module explores change from a holistic perspective and how to lead and implement it effectively in any organisational context. The module is focused on underpinning theories of change management. Candidates will develop a clear understanding of the process of effective change management.

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Programme Name: Postgraduate Diploma in Global Health Leadership and Practice
Accreditation: Malta Further and Higher Education Authority
Credits:  60 ECTS
Qualification or Award: Qualification
Programme duration: 24-30 months part-time, 12-16 months full-time
Target Audience: 25-65+
Entry Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (MQF/EQF L6)
  • Associate degree (MQF/EQF L5 ) with at least three years of experience as a healthcare provider.

Target Group: Health care professionals
Language of instruction:
English. If English is not your first language, you must have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 7 or more.
MQF/EQF Level: Level 7
Mode of delivery: Blended learning
Hours of Total Learning: 1500
Tuition Fees: €5400
Next intake: 1 September

The full programme specifications can be downloaded here.

 

Required Modules:

MGH701, MGH702, MGH703, MGH704, MGH705, MGH706

 

MGH701 Leading Self & Others

This module focuses on individual and team-based leadership development. Participants will explore organisational and leadership theory to; Understand organisational dynamics, culture and politics, policy and agenda setting. Understand the relationship between leaders and followers, and develop the knowledge and skill to engage across and within groups. Diagnose helpful and unhelpful behaviour patterns in teams, and identify leadership styles, strategies and approaches to improve personal capabilities in addressing challenges and opportunities. Use best practices in giving and delivering feedback, work conflict, and difficult conversations to enhance team performance. Develop the crucial qualities, actions, and approaches necessary to be a successful leader and explore healthcare leaders’ issues. Utilising case studies, self-exploration, personal insight and feedback, participants will identify opportunities for improvement, building capacity both within themselves and those they lead.

Click here for the Module Specification

 

MGH702 Systems Thinking for Leaders

This module focuses on developing systems thinking skills that enable leaders and managers to work with others and respond proactively to the rapidly changing, complex, continuously evolving healthcare field. Healthcare leaders have the formidable and immediate challenge of creating both short- and long-term strategies to deal with complex problems whose resolution requires holistic approaches and sophisticated thinking.  Building on the theory and practices of module MGH701, students will continue to develop their leadership skills and explore general systems thinking.  Understanding the sets of interconnected systems, organisational systems, and the dynamic complex social systems that drive human behaviour and shape organisational culture and climate.

Click here for the Module Specification

 

MGH703 Leading Change

Leading successful change is a necessity in today’s dynamic operating environments. This module explores change from a holistic perspective and how to lead and implement it effectively in any organisational context. The module is focused on underpinning theories of change management. Candidates will develop a clear understanding of the process of effective change management.

Click here for the Module Specification

 

MGH704 Analytics & Risk in Healthcare

Healthcare systems are rapidly moving toward adopting technology with the digitisation of health records, access to big data and storage in the cloud, advanced software, and mobile applications technology. This transformation mandates that analytics will be a required competency for health leaders. New decision-making capabilities based on science and real-world information, the different uses of data analytics to inform decisions and an understanding of the impact of risk and uncertainty in various scenarios will be required.  This module equips present and future health leaders with the necessary understanding of analytics and risk as a cornerstone of their 21st-century operations and strategy.

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MGH705 Project Management for Global Health & Healthcare

This module will explore the discipline of project management from a global healthcare perspective. Covering the skills required to successfully lead & manage projects in complex organisational systems and environments; how to successfully deliver a project from identifying stakeholders and developing and gaining consensus on requirements to constructing a project plan. It also details the skills required to manage project stakeholders and team members successfully.

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MGH706 Problem Solving & Innovative Thinking in Healthcare

What is creativity and why is it important in today’s health & healthcare operating contexts. This module explores problem-solving innovation & creativity from a healthcare perspective and the standpoint that to be an effective leader in a complex system requires skills in ideation and translating the intangible and intractable into something tangible and of value to organisations.

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Programme Name: Master of Global Health Leadership and Practice
Accreditation: Malta Further and Higher Education Authority
Credits: 90 ECTS
Qualification or Award: Qualification
Programme duration: 36 months part-time, 24 months full-time
Target Audience: 25-65+
Entry Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (MQF/EQF L6)
  • Associate degree (MQF/EQF L5 ) with at least three years of experience as a healthcare provider.

Target Group: Health care professionals
Language of instruction: English.
If English is not your first language, you must have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 7 or more.
MQF/EQF Level: 7
Mode of delivery: Blended
Hours of Total Learning: 2250
Tuition Fees: €8100
Next intake: 1 September

The full programme specifications can be downloaded here.

 

Required Modules:

MGH701, MGH702, MGH703, MGH707, MGH708

Two Elective Modules:

MGH704, MGH705, MGH706

 

Programme Modules

MGH701 Leading Self & Others

This module focuses on individual and team-based leadership development. Participants will explore organisational and leadership theory to; Understand organisational dynamics, culture and politics, policy and agenda setting. Understand the relationship between leaders and followers, and develop the knowledge and skill to engage across and within groups. Diagnose helpful and unhelpful behaviour patterns in teams, and identify leadership styles, strategies and approaches to improve personal capabilities in addressing challenges and opportunities. Use best practices in giving and delivering feedback, work conflict, and difficult conversations to enhance team performance. Develop the crucial qualities, actions, and approaches necessary to be a successful leader and explore the issues healthcare leaders face. Utilising case studies, self-exploration, personal insight and feedback, participants will identify opportunities for improvement, building capacity both within themselves and those they lead.

Click here for the Module Specification

 

MGH702 Systems Thinking for Leaders

This module focuses on developing systems thinking skills that enable leaders and managers to work with others and respond proactively to the rapidly changing, complex, continuously evolving healthcare field. Healthcare leaders have the formidable and immediate challenge of creating both short- and long-term strategies to deal with complex problems whose resolution requires holistic approaches and sophisticated thinking.  Building on the theory and practices of module MGH701, students will continue to develop their leadership skills and explore general systems thinking.  Understanding the sets of interconnected systems, organisational systems, and the dynamic complex social systems that drive human behaviour and shape organisational culture and climate.

Click here for the Module Specification

 

MGH703 Leading Change

Leading successful change is a necessity in today’s dynamic operating environments. This module explores change from a holistic perspective and how to lead and implement it effectively in any organisational context. The module is focused on underpinning theories of change management. Candidates will develop a clear understanding of the process of effective change management.

Click here for the Module Specification

 

MGH704 Analytics & Risk in Healthcare

Healthcare systems are rapidly moving toward adopting technology with the digitisation of health records, access to big data and storage in the cloud, advanced software, and mobile applications technology. This transformation mandates that analytics will be a required competency for health leaders. New decision-making capabilities based on science and real-world information, the different uses of data analytics to inform decisions and an understanding of the impact of risk and uncertainty in various scenarios will be required.  This module equips present and future health leaders with the necessary understanding of analytics and risk as a cornerstone of their 21st-century operations and strategy.

Click here for the Module Specification

 

MGH705 Project Management for Global Health & Healthcare

This module will explore the discipline of project management from a global healthcare perspective. Covering the skills required to successfully lead & manage projects in complex organisational systems and environments; how to successfully deliver a project from identifying stakeholders and developing and gaining consensus on requirements to constructing a project plan. It also covers in detail the skills required to successfully manage project stakeholders and team members.

Click here for the Module Specification

 

MGH706 Problem Solving & Innovative Thinking in Healthcare

What is creativity and why is it important in today’s health & healthcare operating contexts. This module explores problem solving innovation & creativity from a healthcare perspective and the standpoint that to be an effective leader in a complex system requires skills in ideation and translating the intangible and intractable into something tangible and of value to organisations.

Click here for the Module Specification

 

MGH 707 Advanced Knowledge Creation / Research Design

This module is designed to engage the candidate in Level 7 research activities. The module will equip the candidate with the skills necessary to undertake a research project. As a core module of the course, this module will cover what it means to become a knowledge researcher and develop an understanding of different scientific ways to approach problems. Content includes; Philosophy of science, Preparing a research proposal, Research methodologies and methods, Rigour in research design, Data collection & analysis  methods.

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MGH708 Dissertation Project

This capstone project requires and enables candidates to produce a comprehensive integrative piece of work incorporating the developed knowledge and skills from the programme into a final dissertation (20,000 words). Focusing on blending theory with practice in a specific work or professional context. An in-depth investigation of a research problem rooted in theoretical frameworks and concepts.

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