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Strategy, Change and Leadership Postgraduate Diploma

Strategy, Change and Leadership Postgraduate Diploma

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Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Management Of Change & Innovation Leadership Policy / Strategic Planning

Course type


Course Summary

This programme will give you the tools and the knowledge to lead high-performing teams, drive organisational change and develop robust strategic direction.

You will gain a broad perspective of the complexities within organisations and the issues affecting success and failure. The programme will help you to understand how to enhance your own impact as a leader, develop a deep understanding of how to deal with change and uncertainty, and increase your ability to think about organisational issues and opportunities in different ways.

This Diploma programme builds upon knowledge of the three core areas (strategy, change and leadership) gained as part of the PG Certificate. It will further develop students’ understanding of the concepts and frameworks through studying theory and practice at a deeper level - including an examination of complexity, uncertainty, globalisation, ethics and governance. The programme is aimed at working managers who have successfully completed the Certificate in Strategy, Change and Leadership.


On completion this course leads to MSc in Strategy, Change and Leadership.


This unit lays the foundations of strategic management within an organisational context. Strategic management is concerned with the future direction and scope of an organisation, developed from a thorough understanding of its external and internal environments and of its goals and aspirations. The aims of the unit are to develop students? knowledge and understanding both of organisational analysis and of the theories, processes and practices of strategic management, and to develop students' ability to think and act strategically. Learning is developed through the use of case studies, exercises, readings, discussion and lectures.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or equivalent qualification, and at least five years' relevant work experience, which should include significant managerial responsibility. In exceptional circumstances, candidates with a lower class of degree, equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience may be admitted if they can demonstrate their potential for master's-level work.