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MA (Hons) Health & Social Sector Leadership

In testing times for the health and social sectors, our Health & Social Sector Leadership degree programme equips you with the skills and confidence to think critically, identify key challenges, influence policy and lead change.

This programme is for students who want to make the world a better place, and want to be given the critical analysis skills in order to understand why systems aren’t quite working for everybody across our society.

Placements and Research

Students have the opportunity to undertake substantial work placements in a variety of sectors - not just in Dumfries & Galloway, but further afield as well.

Career prospects

Graduates who achieve a 2:1 or above may be eligible for the prestigious Future Leaders scheme, under which Dumfries & Galloway Integrated Joint Board have committed to offering eligible graduates a year’s employment in a graduate-level role with local NHS, council or third sector partners (subject to visa restrictions).

Dumfries Campus

The University of Glasgow’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies is known for its small group teaching and you will be able to establish close collaborations with your peers and lecturers. Based in Dumfries, we are ideally situated in the South-West region of Scotland in rolling countryside and the lush greenery of the Crichton Campus.

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Health & Social Sector Leadership | Overview

Dr Alistair Hunter and Dr Naomi Richards talk about the Health & Social Sector Leadership programme at the University of Glasgow's Dumfries campus.

Our Graduates

Find out why alumni Ellyn, Atlanta and Anthony chose the University of Glasgow for their undergraduate degree.

Work Placements

Hear from Isla and Rebecca about their experience on placement with the NHS, the Third Sector, and Dumfries & Galloway Council.