Institute of Leadership in Higher Education (ILHE) at the University of Sharjah
was established in 2013. Since then the Institute has grown rapidly to offer a
M.Sc. degree in Leadership in Health Profession in collaboration with the Royal
College of Surgeons in Ireland. The M.Sc. degree is accredited from both the
UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Ireland Ministry of Education. More than
60 students have enrolled in the M.Sc. degree in Leadership in Health
Profession so far. Students of the M.Sc. degree are awarded two certificates.
One from the University of Sharjah and the other from the Royal College of
Surgeons in Ireland.
M.Sc. degree in Leadership in Health Profession is a highly practical program,
which includes case studies, individual and group assignments, presentations,
reports, posters, reflections and a change management project. It is designed
for health profession education leaders, faculty members, residency program
directors, and healthcare workers. It encourages participants to lead the way
in new methods of teaching, assessment and evaluation. The focus is on both
personal and professional development, through the use of a teaching portfolio
which draws on key development and psychometrics through the program.
The capstone of the program is the
dissertation. This is based on the student’s change project which focuses on an
area of education relevant to the field of the participant and where there is
an opportunity to be innovative. The faculty on the program are international experts
in the field of Medical Education and Leadership in Higher Education.
institute of Leadership in Higher Education (ILHE) also provides modern, up to
date training in the full spectrum of the art and science of education and
leadership. One of the missions of the institute is to provide expert support
for innovation in higher education.
We invite you to visit our dynamic and vibrant Institute and
tour the campus in person and observe first hand all that it has to offer.
Prof. Maher Omar
Director of Institute of Leadership in Higher Education