You will be required to attend one of the induction days prior to commencing the first module of your course (distance learning students excepted). Induction days are running in Carlisle on 05 January 2016, 22 March 2016 and in Lancaster on 07 January 2016, 24 March 2016 (you only need to attend one date). If you have studied at the University of Cumbria in the past two years, the requirement to attend the induction day may be waived.

Closing date for applications

The closing date for applications is 5 working days prior to the module start date or, if this is your first module, 5 working days prior to the induction date.

Why study with us?

The University Advanced Diploma (UAD) Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care is a 60 credit degree level programme for individuals working within health and social care settings who are managing/supervising, leading – or aspiring to do so – at all levels within their organisation.

What can this course lead to?

The UAD is a shortened programme of study which can be extended with another 60 credits to complete a top-up degree BSc (Hons) Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care.

Resources and facilities

We are amongst the UK’s leading health and wellbeing faculties and are proud of the high level of support we are able to offer to our students. We provide a wide range of high-quality courses supported by expert academic and clinical practice staff. If you join us you will enjoy great facilities and learn alongside caring, committed and experienced professionals. Our employment record is excellent.


If you are employed within NHS North West and this module is to be funded by your employing Trust, please contact your Line Manager and CPD Lead for advice relating to funding and the funding application process.

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