Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Management and Leadership

This Pre-Master's, dual-award Certificate in Professional Studies is a pathway onto the University's extensive Masters and Executive MBA programmes, and also a formal recognition for personal and professional development in the workplace. It provides both an academic and professional award for those who have significant work experience, but no formal university education. Underpinned with the latest techniques in management, leadership and project management practice, the Certificate is designed to build on students previous work experience and lead to improved business performance and personal development. By completing this programme, students receive a Certificate in Professional Studies from Manchester Met, and a Diploma in Management, awarded by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). Designed to build on the practical knowledge and skills that students have developed through their experience of management, this dual award is ideal for managers wishing to demonstrate that they not only understand theory, but how it can be put into practice. Through this programme, students explore the latest techniques, skills and thinking appropriate to modern management and leadership practice. For information on fees for this course please see our online prospectus information.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. Applicants with no formal university qualifications are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have extensive workexperience and at least 2-3 years in a managerial, supervisory, team leader or a deputising role.

Course modules

Core modules: personal development as a leader and project manager; the business/organisational improvement project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by 100 per cent coursework. Assessment methods include a continuous learning log and a range of work-based projects.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Pre-Master's Certificate Part-time - 6 months

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