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Innovation, Creativity and Leadership MSc

Innovation, Creativity and Leadership MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management Of Change & Innovation Leadership

Course type


Course Summary

The master's in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership degree offers a rare opportunity to study Innovation, Creativity and Leadership from a fully rounded, interdisciplinary perspective, learning from leaders in each of the disciplines. Leadership is crucial in promoting innovative working. Innovation leaders need to be flexible, knowledgeable and be able to inspire people to follow them into the unknown. In this course you will: develop your understanding of the roles and advantages of different creative problem solving strategies, techniques and tools in a range of different contexts; learn when to use different innovation tools, and in which situations; gain practical skills to facilitate creativity and enhance innovation; learn how to tackle complex and wicked problems; learn how to work effectively within teams to solve problems, produce creative outcomes and design solutions in business and other contexts; learn how to overcome barriers to creativity and innovation so you can deliver change; Understand what elements foster a creative culture and what distinguishes creative organisations.

The Innovation, Creativity and Leadership master’s course equips students for creative leadership roles in a broad range of contexts. Those completing the course go on to become innovation leaders and consultants in large and small organisations, and in private, public and voluntary sectors, as well as developing their own businesses providing products and services across a range of different industries. Maybe you’ll take your new skills back to your current employer. Or maybe you’ll be moving on to new opportunities. Maybe you’ll become an entrepreneur, setting up your own business from an idea developed through the course. The MICL has been designed to unlock career possibilities.

Different course options

Full time | Cass Business School | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



Learn formal problem-solving processes and cultivate intuitive decision-making and communication skills. Enhance your understanding of your own skills and the business and professional worlds and gain experience of practical approaches to professional understanding, innovation and problem-solving.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution. Applicants who do not hold a degree may be considered on the basis of work experience alone.

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. It is home to 20,000 students, 46% of which are studying at postgraduate level, and has an alumni of more than 140,000 graduates, from over 180 countries. The University is divided into five different Schools: Cass Business School School of Arts & Social Sciences School of Health Sciences School of...more

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