University of Huddersfield

Strategic Communication and Leadership MSc

This course cultivates an appreciation of the crucial relationship between strategic communication and leadership. This understanding is explored through a consideration of the role contemporary leaders should play in addressing urgent and complex challenges facing society.

This course provides an excellent opportunity for those from a variety of backgrounds to gain awareness of the issues, insights and concepts shaping society and Business, both now and in the future. You’ll develop knowledge on the strategic importance of communication to contemporary organisations and its impact on society. Each module also supports our commitment to developing students as global business practitioners with intercultural sensitivity and environmental awareness, as well as core leadership and research skills.

  • The flexible curriculum suits students who are continuing their management and business-related studies, as well as those from other disciplines seeking to enhance their education.

Further specialisation and an opportunity to pursue an area that interests you, or which will develop your career opportunities are available through various option modules available.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above), or equivalent qualification, in any subject.
  • Applicants with other professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered individually.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. 

Course Details

You will study the following modules:


Core modules:

Leadership Power & Ethics
Leading Managing and Developing People
Strategic Communication, Business and Society
The Global Professional
Option module

Supply Chain Planning and Control
The Circular Economy and Responsible Resource Management
Productivity Improvement
Management Science Modelling
Investment and Portfolio Management
International Finance
The Curious Mindset
Leading Managing and Developing People
Reward Management
Humanitarian Challenges
Ageing Societies
Society, Culture and Philosophy
Management Accounting
Strategic Management
Option module

Managing Big Data
Intelligent Business Information Systems
Managing Sustainable Challenges
Artificial Intelligence and Mobility
Financial Markets and Institutions
Corporate Finance
Corporate Governance
Modern Banking
Managing Employee Relations
Global Business and Human Rights
Emotional Intelligence for the Effective Leader

Final Project
Research Route
Research Methods
Individual Research Project

Consultancy Route
Consultancy Skills
Group Consultancy Project

New Venture Creation
Launch a venture
New Venture Creation

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