Manchester Metropolitan University

Place Management and Leadership

Learn the principles of place management and place making. You'll look at the role of marketing and branding in town centre improvements, and develop strategic knowledge that can help bring about positive economic change. Developed in partnership with the Institute of Place Management, this part-time course will give you the practical skills to succeed. As well as destination marketing and branding, you'll also gain an insight into the importance of place intelligence and forecasting. You'll refine your leadership skills as you study modules on governance and learn how to build lasting and effective partnerships. **Your proven partner in place management** Manchester Met is the home of the Institute of Place Management (IPM). IPM is an internationally recognised centre, advising destinations, cities, and business improvement districts (BIDs) on how to revive their locations. You'll learn from some of the industry's most highly regarded professionals who will support your distance learning throughout this part-time degree.

Entry requirements

MSc: Normally a good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or international equivalent, in any subject. We will also consider your application if you have significant, relevant experience or degree-equivalent profession qualifications. As part of the agreement between the University and the Institute of Place Management, it is a requirement that in order to be enrolled on to this course all students must be members of IPM. Therefore if you are applying to join the programme, you must be a member of the Institute in order for your application to be accepted. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.

Course modules



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time block-release January 2020 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time block-release January 2020 - 16 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time block-release January 2020 - 8 Months

Campus details

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

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