University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton


The course focuses on the development of knowledge, skills and competencies for effective leadership. Drawing on contemporary debates and topical issues of relevance, it provides an understanding of leadership in the organisational context. The course encompasses a range of issues of significance to leaders in organisations and on completion of this course students are able to apply necessary knowledge and skills to be able to respond to a range of contemporary leadership challenges in organisations.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above; a reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicants undergraduate studies (or equivalent); if English is not the applicant�s 1st language they need to have a TOEFL score of 550 or above, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, or evidence of English proficiency equivalent to these scores; students may apply for accreditation of prior learning (APL) subject to the guidelines set out in the UWBS APL Handbook (APL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning). Minimum 1 year management/supervisory experience; applications are also welcome from individuals who do not possess the above qualifications but who have significant management experience and are able to demonstrate previous non-certificated learning equivalent to the above. In such cases, admission to the programme is based on an evaluation of the applicant's ability to continue to benefit from and achieve the award.

Course modules

3 optional modules: perspectives on leadership; leading in an organisational context; the reflective practitioner; leading transformation and change; strategic management; contemporary leadership in practice.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

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