Wolverhampton Business School

Leadership and Management - Extended

MSc Full-time 12 months

This course enables entry onto the MSc Leadership and Management if you did not gain a first or second class honours at degree level (or equivalent).

This course enables entry onto the MSc Leadership and Management if you did not gain a first or second class honours at degree level (or equivalent).

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  • Start Date(s) 7 September 2020, 6 January 2020
  • Award MSc
  • Study Mode Full-time
  • Course Length Full-time (12 months)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School Wolverhampton Business School

Why choose this course?

This course enables entry onto the MSc Leadership and Management if you did not gain a first or second class honours at degree level (or equivalent). It will add to your existing skills and knowledge providing you with enhanced understanding and abilities which will prepare you for Masters courses.

The MSc Leadership and Management is a dynamic and contextually relevant course for those who wish to progress their careers and to develop as professionals. The course develops your knowledge, understanding and conceptual awareness, and additionally develops your skills. It is designed for those who are new to management roles, for those who are beginning to lead teams, functions and decision-making in their organisations, but also for those with limited pre-existing leadership or management experience, who wish to become leaders and managers in organisations.

The MSc Leadership and Management course provides opportunities to develop a blend of functional and operational perspectives for a range of managerial levels, roles and responsibilities across sectors, for applicants who may have limited managerial experience / management education. You will study perspectives on the concept of leadership and also learn about functional topics including marketing management, international human resource management, and finance for non-financial managers. You will also study strategic planning and learn how to lead transformation and change, which is of importance in the dynamic organisations of today and tomorrow. Your knowledge will be integrated and contextualized through a range of modules, culminating in a dissertation project.  

 

What happens on the course?

September start

Semester 1

7BE011 Masters Learning

7MK002 Marketing Management

7AC006 Managing Financial Performance

7HR007 Contemporary Issues in International HRM

7MG001 Independent Business Analysis Project (12 months in length)

Semester 2

7HR008 Perspectives on Leadership

7BE001 Strategic Business Planning

7HR006 Leading Transformation and Change

Course Modules

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

  • Critically analyse the use of the key functional areas of marketing, finance and strategic planning in support of wider organisational activity.
  • Critically discuss traditional and emergent perspectives on the qualities of  leadership and the role of management in an organisational context.
  • Critically evaluate the relationship between the organisation and its human resources in the international environment.
  • Critically analyse contemporary issues, challenges and problems relating to transformation and change that impact on organisations and the role of business managers.
  • Critically analyse the importance and nature of organisational planning, developing organisational activities within the context of external influences.
  • Synthesise relevant critical thinking through academic research completing an independent research project/dissertation at masters level.
  • Analyse the different approaches and techniques that facilitate detailed study at the postgraduate level in business and management issues

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £11556 per year 2019-20
International Full-time £14745 per year 2019-20

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/20. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

Any undergraduate degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above;

A reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicant’s undergraduate studies and/or employer;

Please check our minimum language entry requirements/before submitting your application;

We offer a range programmes in English as a Foreign Language if you don't meet these requirements;

Students may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) subject to the guidelines set out in the RPL Handbook. RPL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning.

Applications are also welcome from individuals who do not possess the above qualifications but who have significant management experience and are able to demonstrate previous non-certificated learning equivalent to the above.  In such cases, admission to the programme will be based on an evaluation of the applicant’s ability to continue to benefit from and achieve the award.

Postgraduate Loans: Are available for taught and research Masters courses for students resident in England. For more information on eligibility and how to apply online visit: www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

Professional and Career Development Loan: The University is a Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDL) registered Learning Provider, registration number [4413]. A PCDL is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.ukwww.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay

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