• Institute Code W75
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  • Start Date(s) 20 January 2020, 21 September 2020, 23 September 2019
  • Award PG Cert
  • Study Mode Part-time
  • Course Length Part-time (1 year)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus, University of Wolverhampton
  • School Wolverhampton Business School

Why choose this course?

The Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership focuses on the development of knowledge, skills and competencies for effective leadership. Drawing on contemporary debates and topical issues of relevance, it aims to provide an understanding of leadership in the organisational context.
 
The course encompasses a range of issues of significance to leaders in organisations and on completion of this course you will be able to apply necessary knowledge and skills to be able to respond to a range of contemporary leadership challenges in organisations. 
 

What happens on the course?

The course will consist of three from the following modules

Perspectives on Leadership

Leading in an Organisational Context

The Reflective Practitioner

Leading Transformation and Change

Strategic Management

Contemporary Leadership in Practice

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

The programme is suitable for those occupying early leadership and management positions in organisations. It provides the foundations for advancement into more senior leadership roles, or for moves to new organisations. It can also lead to the study of an MSc in Leadership and Management.

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

The course builds students’ knowledge and skills profile in leadership. It also provides a good foundation for further study on a range of business and management courses, such as MSc Leadership and Management, MSc Healthcare Leadership and MBA.

 On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Synthesise perspectives on leadership informed by an understanding of relevant theory and research 
  2. Evaluate appropriate strategies for leading organisational strategy, change and transformation, and provide ethical leadership for successful organisational performance
  3. Critically evaluate and recommend appropriate leadership strategies in relation to the management of resources, relationships and reputations

 

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Part-time £2484 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.

  • a first or second class undergraduate honours 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 applicants undergraduate studies (or equivalent);
  • if English is not the applicant’s first language they will need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, or evidence of English proficiency equivalent to these scores;
  • 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 inidividuals who do not possess the above qualifications but who have significant management experience and are able to demonstrate previous non-certificated learning equivalentto 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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