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Leadership and Management MSc

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Full time | York St John University | 1 year | JAN-23

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

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Course type


Course Summary

Build the skills and expertise you need to thrive in a leadership position. Explore the concept of leadership and engage with the latest research in business and management. Master the tools and techniques of strategic planning and learn to lead change within an organisation.

Course overview

On this course you will combine academic theory with practical application to address contemporary business and management issues. Through a demanding process of personal and professional development, you will give yourself a competitive edge to take you onto the next stage of your career. This course is designed for those who are new to management roles, who are beginning to lead teams and decision-making, or who aspire to leadership in the future.

You will learn about:

  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Dara analytics
  • Strategic planning
  • Sustainable and ethical business management
  • Driving value through change

Career outcomes

Where could Leadership and Management take you?

This course will prepare you to take on leadership and management roles within any organisation. Specialist modules such as Data Analytics and the Blockchain will give you the industry-ready, transferable skills needed for a competitive edge in the marketplace. The additional CMI qualification you can gain will also give an additional boost to your career options. You could go on to many different roles, including:

  • Business manager
  • Project manager
  • Business analyst
  • Supply chain manager
  • Management consultant

If you are considering starting your own business, our dedicated start-up programme Grad2Director could help you get there. The Grad2Freelancer programme is also available for those who aim to work on a freelance or consultancy basis.

The course could also lead you to undertake further Postgraduate study through an MPhil or PhD.


On this module you will explore the theory and practice of leadership at different levels in organisations. By evaluating a range of theories and perspectives on leadership, you will learn how decision making, influence and support can enable individuals and groups to work together effectively. By the end of the module you will be able to identify the leadership skills and abilities which are most appropriate in different organisational contexts.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Students need to have 2:2 honours degree from a UK ENIC listed institution. If your degree is in an unrelated subject, but you can provide evidence of relevant professional experience, your application may still be considered.