Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University


The MSc Leadership is a challenging and innovative programme, designed to meet the needs of professionals who want to inspire and motivate their teams for greater organisational success. The programme is aimed at developing managers by providing them with the relevant tools and expertise to test out new concepts and cutting-edge ideas in the field of leadership and performance. Students are taught in a flexible and supportive learning environment, studying in small groups with the opportunity to network and engage with professionals from different career backgrounds. For information on fees for this course please see our online prospectus information.

Entry requirements

Good UK Honours degree or equivalent plus some managerial experience; degree-equivalent professional qualifications or significant relevant management experience.

Course modules

Modules include: critical reflection on self as leader and leadership practice; leadership strategies for performance; sustainable leadership for the future; investigating business practice; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

The assessment for the MSc Leadership programme is all coursework; consisting of a mixture of reports, learning logs and projects. A typical assessment is asking students to apply academic theory to work based issues. Each unit will have two pieces of work equally weighted. The dissertation is the opportunity to undertake a 15,000 word project on a research project of the student's choice which can be embedded within their workplace. The project can be undertaken as a consultancy project for the student's employer or as an action learning piece of research or as an empirical project. The completion of the dissertation leads to the award of MSc equal to 60 credits.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 8 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 8 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 8 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Business School Manchester M1 3GH North West

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