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The University of Sheffield

Leadership and Management

This course is designed to reflect the business environment. There are two modules dedicated to real-world case studies and teamwork. We invite guest speakers from business and industry and organise field trips to leading companies. You can also apply to do a project-based dissertation, working with an external organisation.

With the benefit of world-class insight from the IWP, you’ll develop the skills you need to be an effective leader, someone who can develop strategy, motivate people and nurture innovation.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 or an approved professional qualification.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Course modules

Core modules

  • Managing People in Organisations
  • Foundations of Leadership and Teamwork
  • Research Methods
  • Strategic Management
  • Advanced Topics in Leadership – Leading in Challenging Times
  • Creating Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Dissertation

Examples of optional modules

One of the following:

  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Marketing
  • Personnel Selection and Development

Two of the following:

  • International Management
  • Cultural Leadership and Management
  • International Human Resource Studies
  • Negotiation and Intercultural Communication

Assessment methods

Individual assignments, group projects, end-of-semester examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,970 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time £ 20,470 (Whole course) International 1 Years

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