Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Public Leadership and Management*

De Montfort University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

The programme is designed for graduates or practitioners from multiple specialisms including local government, housing, human resources, environmental services, neighbourhood services, policy and planning, policing, fire and rescue, health, social services.

Applicants should normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional qualifications. Non-graduates with professional qualifications or significant work experience will also be considered. Enquiries from applicants from other disciplines are welcomed, or from prospective students who may not meet the entry requirements.

Months of entry

April, September

Course content

*Subject to validation

In the fast-changing landscape of public management and policy, the demands on public service leaders are more challenging than ever. The social, economic, and political transformations taking place across our communities require us to think differently, developing the innovative leadership of place that meets the changing needs of citizens and communities.

This part-time two-year master’s programme equips you with the knowledge, skills, and competencies to address the everyday challenges of contemporary local public leadership and management. It will help you to develop your individual leadership and gain the tools to drive forward organisational change and transform service delivery across localities and within communities.

The programme is designed to meet the career development needs of current practitioners working in the public sector, as well as those of individuals wishing to pursue a career in public services and gain the skills to become a public service leader of the future.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions team