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City, University of London

City, University of London

Innovation, Creativity and Leadership

On this unique and highly interdisciplinary masters you’ll explore and integrate perspectives on creative leadership and innovation from business and the arts, law, psychology, design and digital technology.

You’ll study under a cross-functional team of educators and professionals. They bring techniques and theories to life, offering you a wide range of practical creativity and innovation experiences to help you grow as a leader and thinker.

You’ll acquire practical skills in a wide range of creativity and innovation processes and techniques. You will also gain knowledge and skills you can use to harness the creativity of your colleagues, stakeholders and clients within and outside your organisation.

The outcomes? An ability to deliver breakthrough solutions in your professional and personal life. The ability to successfully manage innovation projects and programmes. And a place on the career fast-track in a world where innovation has never been more highly prized.

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

Term 1

  • Creative Writing
  • Creative Problem Solving and Leadership
  • The Law, Creativity and Innovation
  • Technologies, Creativity and Innovation

Term 2

  • Leading Creative Design
  • Delivering Innovation
  • The Psychology of Creativity and Innovation
  • Creativity and the Creative Industries

Term 3

  • Research Methods and Individual Project
  • Research Methods and Small Project

Assessment methods

The masters consists of 8 core modules, each worth 15 credits, plus either:

  • A dissertation project worth 60 credits


  • Three electives worth 10 credits each and a small project worth 30 credits

We review all our masters courses regularly to keep them up-to-date on issues of both theory and practice. Therefore, there may be some change to the detailed content of the modules and occasionally to module titles.


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).


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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