Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Leadership and Management

This course is designed for those who wish to gain a postgraduate degree whilst balancing employment and a range of other commitments. It develops knowledge, skills and competence in the areas of personal development, leadership, management and strategy. Furthermore, students work on developing research skills, critical thinking and effective organisational improvement techniques as well as exploring all the personal competences associated with leadership and management in complex, dynamic and excellence focused organisations. The course is not just about cutting edge theory, it is also about hands-on practical experience. To this end, students are encouraged to build on their own leadership and management experience with work related assignments which will contribute to self, career and workplace improvement.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree; a recognised level 5 diploma in leadership or management (or an equivalent professional qualification); or over 3 years appropriate work experience. For those who already hold an existing level 7 award in leadership or management, exemptions of up to 60 credits may be available.

Course modules

Modules include: leader identity and leadership; creating the dynamic organisation; leading for organisational performance; implementing strategy; management investigation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East
Online/Distance learning

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Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453