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Place Management and Leadership MSc/PgDip/PgCert

Place Management and Leadership MSc/PgDip/PgCert

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Leadership

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

OVERVIEW

Learn the principles of place management and place making. You’ll look at the role of marketing and branding in town centre improvements, and develop strategic knowledge that can help bring about positive economic change. Developed in partnership with the Institute of Place Management, this part-time course will give you the practical skills to succeed.

As well as destination marketing and branding, you’ll also gain an insight into the importance of place intelligence and forecasting. You’ll refine your leadership skills as you study units on governance and learn how to build lasting and effective partnerships.

Your proven partner in place management

Manchester Met is the home of the Institute of Place Management (IPM). IPM is an internationally recognised centre, advising destinations, cities, and business improvement districts (BIDs) on how to revive their locations.

You’ll learn from some of the industry’s most highly regarded professionals who will support your distance learning throughout this part-time course.

CAREER PROSPECTS

When you finish this course, you’ll have developed a global perspective of place management. As this course has been developed with worldwide professional standards, you’ll be able to develop your career in the UK and internationally.

Working in town and city centre management will be just one of your options. Your valuable place management and leadership skills can also allow you to go into:

  • Politics and local government
  • Business improvement districts (BIDs)
  • Destination management and marketing
  • Destination development

As well as taking on more senior and strategic roles within your current organisation, this course can also allow you to move into research and teaching positions. You might also decide to use your skills to become a place management consultant. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards during this course.

Different course options

Part time | Manchester Campus | 2 years | Contact University

Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

Contact University

Modules

Place Leadership, Governance and Partnership Development - Core
Priniciples of Place Management, Marketing and Branding - Core
Place Development Theory and Practice - Core
Research Methods - Core
Place Intelligence and Forecasting - Core
Place Management and Leadership Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The tuition fee is £1542 per 30 credits studied per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study). Additional Cost may be applicable.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

The tuition fee is £1584 per 30 credits studied per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study). Additional Cost may be applicable.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applications are welcomed from place practitioners with significant, relevant experience. We also invite applications from potential students with degree-equivalent professional qualifications. We will also consider applicants with less practical experience, who hold a relevant UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or international equivalent. As part of the agreement between the University and the Institute of Place Management, it is a requirement that in order to be enrolled on to this course all students must be members of IPM. Therefore if you are applying to join the programme, you must be a member of the Institute in order for your application to be accepted.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University offers a welcoming, stimulating and supportive environment in which to study for your postgraduate qualification. The award-winning, inspirational campus in the heart of Manchester provides vibrant learning spaces and excellent facilities across modern and historical buildings that reflect their teaching excellence since 1824. More than 6,000 students choose to study for a postgraduate qualification at...more

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