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Edge Hill University

Postgraduate study at Edge Hill University

Leadership and Management Development

Management development is a term used to cover a wide range of learning activity in organisations, driven by global competition and the increased pace of change in the environment. Essentially, its purpose is to enhance the capacity of organisations, and the people within them, to successfully execute tasks and achieve specific work outcomes through effective leadership.

This MSc is for experienced graduates in management, or related areas, who are looking to enhance their subject knowledge and develop advanced research skills. The programme is particularly suitable if you are aspiring to a career with a significant focus on management and/or organisational development.

The programme will help you to develop and enhance your skills in management, reflect on your own practice and gain an excellent understanding of how creating direction and vision through communication, motivation and inspiration can aid the growth, success and sustainability of an organisation.

Entry requirements

MSc: To join this programme applicants should have a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a management or social sciences related discipline. In exceptional circumstances, students with a lower 2nd class Honours degree with demonstrable knowledge of their subject matter may be admitted at the department's discretion. Overseas applicants are considered on an individual basis and will be expected to demonstrate IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment methods

Most modules are assessed through essays and other written research projects. The dissertation/research project is predominately assessed based on a 25,000-word written thesis.


Tuition fees for part-time study on this MSc are £27 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2017/18, i.e. £540 per 20 credit module. 180 credits are required to complete a Masters degree.

The University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 27 (Credit) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 29 (Credit) Channel Islands 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 29 (Credit) England 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 29 (Credit) EU 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 29 (Credit) Scotland 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 29 (Credit) Wales 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 29 (Credit) Northern Ireland 2 Years

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