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University of Dundee

Leadership and Innovation

This course is for professionals, managers and leaders who wish to develop their leadership and innovation knowledge and skills. It sets out to critically examine the relationship between relevant theory, current service design and systems and the context for change and innovation.

Entry requirements

Normally a 1st degree will be required. An additional requirement is for at least 2 years relevant work experience. However, given the diversity of the market there may be occasional exceptions to the above where entry to the programme may be permitted because of the experience or prior learning of the student. Participants will normally be required to be in the workplace or to have access to a practice setting from which they can contextualise their academic work. Entry will be at the discretion of the Programme Director and will be consistent with other post graduate programmes within the School. IELTS of 6.5 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Critical thinking and evidence based practice (30 credits); inter-professional collaboration and organisational change (30 credits); coaching within a systemic context (30 credits); negotiated study (30 credit).

Assessment methods

Summative assessment through assignments.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01382 383838