MSc Leadership & Management

MSc Leadership & Management

The course brings together relevant contemporary academic theory and research with a practical understanding of how organisations operate. Through the development of an understanding of contemporary business and management issues, the programme involves you in a demanding process of personal and professional development.

A distinctive element of the programme is the opportunity to gain professional accreditation from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) alongside the academic award.

You can choose to study this course with a Year in Industry, allowing you to apply your learning and gain valuable experience. If you choose a Year in Industry you will be studying for a total of 2 years. Your first year will be a teaching year. In your second year you will either be on placement or conducting a skills and research based module.

 

This programme:

  • Supports the development of international marketing skills.
  • Uses assessment methods which mirror organisation-based activities.
  • Provides a supportive platform for critical reflection through the application of academic theories to real scenarios.
  • Involves participation in active and supportive forums drawing on practical expertise.
  • Will give you excellent personal and academic support. You will be allocated an academic tutor to support you throughout the programme

Entry Requirements

Qualifications

Entry onto this postgraduate course requires a minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree in a related discipline from a UK ENIC listed institution.

If your undergraduate honours degree is not in a related discipline but you can demonstrate extensive professional experience in the subject, your application will be considered.

International Students

If you're an international student, you'll need to demonstrate experience, or qualifications equivalent to those above.

If your first language is not English you must show evidence of English Language competence at IELTS level 6.0 (with no skill below 5.5) or equivalent.

Experience

Entry onto this postgraduate course will require you to demonstrate current or recent work experience. This will enable you to fully engage with the course.

APEL policy

If you can't meet these minimum requirments it may be possible to take into account evidence of Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) as an alternative method of meeting the programme’s entry requirements. In such a case, appropriate references and records of employment might be presented to support the applicant’s case for admission.

Career Prospects

Our staff and students are ambitious, and work together to develop learners as creative thinking, global citizens that are equipped to secure highly skilled employment. We're proud to be in the top 25 universities in the country for employment. (DLHE 2017)

Innovative, specialist modules such as Data Analytics and the Blockchain will give you the industry-ready, transferable skills needed for a competitive edge in the marketplace.

The programme will enable you to improve your ability to work in diverse groups and teams and enhance your project management and decision-making capabilities, which is crucial when leading in business.

You might consider starting your own business. The leadership and negotiation skills you develop during your MSc, as well as your contacts and knowledge, will put you in a great position to take this leap. Our dedicated start-up programme Grad2Director is available alongside this programme where you can work with our specialist team and apply for funding opportunities to start your own company. The Grad2Freelancer programme is also available for those who wish to work on a freelance or consultancy basis.

The course could also lead you to undertake further Postgraduate study through an MPhil or PhD.

Course Details

Researching Contemporary Business Issues
Leadership in Organisations
Contemporary Theories in International Business
Data Analytics and the Blockchain
Perspectives on People Management
Coaching for Success
Driving value through Change and Cultural Management
Capstone Project

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