Leadership Practice

MSc

  • Entry year 2024
  • Duration Part time 3 Years

Overview

Our Leadership Practice MSc programme provides a flexible, bespoke work-based route to a postgraduate qualification.

As their focus, these courses have one or more work-based projects, which are supported by your own personal learning and development. You will benefit from a highly relevant, customised course, facilitated mainly online, which also delivers outcomes for your organisation. The key course components allow for high levels of customisation, choice and negotiation.

The MSc in Leadership Practice is a progression route from the Senior Leader Apprenticeship and so you may be able to fund the PGDip part of your programme through the Apprenticeship Levy, or through government sponsorship: contact our Apprenticeship team for advice. Please note that there are constraints on timescales and customisation options for the Apprenticeship route.

You may also be eligible to make a claim for credit for prior learning and experience to gain exemptions from some modules.

Course structure

You will complete the core modules shown in the course structure below and select the appropriate modules for your own personal development from our wide range of optional modules.

Course duration

This programme will take 3 - 5 years to complete.

Start dates

We are recruiting now for start dates throughout the year. For more information or to apply please make an enquiry to the CETAD team.

Entry requirements

Applicants will be employed in a role that allows the scope to undertake postgraduate work-integrated projects, and have employer/ stakeholder support. Entry to apprenticeship courses is subject to eligibility criteria. A first degree is not always necessary.

Course structure

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

Information contained on the website with respect to modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies' (PSRB) requirements, staff changes, and new research. Not all optional modules are available every year.

Core

Optional

Core

Optional

Fees and funding

Fees for 2024/25 (Per 10 credit module)

Home and International: £500

  • MSc/MA = 180 credits
  • PGDip = 120 credits
  • PGCert = 60 credits

Find more information on course fees and start dates for executive education programmes.

General fees and funding information

Important Information

The information on this site relates primarily to 2024/2025 entry to the University and every effort has been taken to ensure the information is correct at the time of publication.

The University will use all reasonable effort to deliver the courses as described, but the University reserves the right to make changes to advertised courses. In exceptional circumstances that are beyond the University’s reasonable control (Force Majeure Events), we may need to amend the programmes and provision advertised. In this event, the University will take reasonable steps to minimise the disruption to your studies. If a course is withdrawn or if there are any fundamental changes to your course, we will give you reasonable notice and you will be entitled to request that you are considered for an alternative course or withdraw your application. You are advised to revisit our website for up-to-date course information before you submit your application.

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