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Innovation, Creativity and Leadership

The MICL has been designed for individuals who wish to develop the skills to turn ideas into action. Whether you work for a big company or for yourself, whether you're an engineer, artist, IT specialist or a designer, it really doesn't matter.

What matters is that you are interested in the possibilities that enabling a creative climate can create for you or your company and that you're interested in learning how to manage innovation.

Our current students come from a variety of backgrounds including IT, marketing, hotel management, the public sector and consultancy. Please note that you'll need at least three years' work experience before you can take our course. If you are interested in finding out more then come along to one of our events and follow us on Twitter.

Entry requirements

A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution. Applicants who do not hold a degree may be considered on the basis of work experience alone.

Work Experience

Applicants should also have a minimum of three years' work experience in a relevant professional domain.

Course modules

Core Modules:
Delivering Innovation - Turning ideas into action; Creative Writing; The Psychology of Creativity & Innovation; Leading Creative Design; Creative Problem Solving & Leadership; Technologies for Creativity & Innovation; The Law, Creativity & Innovation; Creativity and the Creative Industries; MSc Research Project.

Assessment methods

The Masters consists of 8 core modules, each worth 15 credits, plus one dissertation project worth 60 credits.


Fees in each subsequent year of study (where applicable) will be subject to an annual increase limited by the All Items Retail Prices Index. We will confirm any change to the annual tuition fee to you in writing prior to you commencing each subsequent year of study (where applicable).

Deposit: £2,000 (paid within 1 month of receiving offer and non-refundable unless conditions of offer are not met)


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 20,000 () Home/EU 12 Months
MSc Full-time £ 20,000 () International 12 Months
MSc Part-time £ 10,000 () Home/EU 28 Months
MSc Part-time £ 10,000 () International 28 Months

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