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Strategic Leadership and Change

*** Important information: academic review of Manchester Metropolitan University Cheshire campus, Manchester Metropolitan University has been undertaking a review of the long-term future of academic provision at its Cheshire campus. It has now been confirmed that the University will withdraw from the Cheshire campus. This means that we expect the campus to close in the summer of 2019. As the withdrawal from the campus will be a phased process we are still pleased to receive applications for one year full time postgraduate taught courses starting in 2017 on the Cheshire campus. We also continue to welcome applications for part time postgraduate courses of two years in duration in the Exercise and Sport Science department starting in 2017. Applications for courses that are expected to take longer than two years to complete are currently on hold. Please visit our website for the latest information on the review: www.cheshire.mmu.ac.uk/campusreview *** With both private and public sector organisations facing change on an unprecedented scale, the commercial environment has become turbulent and complex. It is now more important than ever for organisations to be flexible and adaptable to respond effectively to the key challenges of globalisation, increasingly sophisticated customer bases and advances in technology - all factors that place even greater emphasis on strong leadership. This programme will be ideal for you, if you are working within management. It provides you with a strong understanding of the nature of effective leadership and change by encouraging you to draw on your own experiences. The benefit of using real observations is that it will help you develop solutions of practical significance. By studying this internationally recognised award, you will develop a keen awareness of the most up-to-date management thinking and practice. For up-to-date information about this course, visit: mmu.ac.uk/14496

Entry requirements

You will normally have a 2:2 or above UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in any subject. Applicants who do not meet the academic entry requirements may also be considered if they have degree equivalent professional qualifications of significants relevant management experience.

Course modules

Typical units of study may include: Year 1: core units: Academic Professional Practice; Strategic Management Practice; Principles of Management Practice; Creating and Managing Sustainable Organisations; Research Methods;
Thinking and Leading Strategically; Managing Change; Dissertation.

Assessment methods

You will be continually assessed through assignments, case study presentations and your dissertation will usually be based on empirical research.

Fees

All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 for books and printing. Total optional cost: £400

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time January 2018 GBP 940 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,400 (Year 1) Channel Islands 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,400 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,460 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,600 (Year 1) Channel Islands 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2018 GBP 14,400 (Year 1) Channel Islands 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,600 (Year 1) International 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2018 GBP 14,400 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 940 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2018 GBP 8,460 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time January 2018 GBP 1,600 (Year 1) Channel Islands 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2018 GBP 1,600 (Year 1) International 2 Years

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