Taught course

Leadership and Management

Institution
University of the Highlands and Islands · Arts, Humanities and Business
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

■ 2.2 honours degree ■ An ordinary degree will also be considered, along with appropriate professional experience. ■ Candidates with no formal qualifications, who can demonstrate their abilities and engage in continuing professional development, will be considered ■ You must also be in employment, and able to draw upon your working experience in order to complete assessments

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

There are real challenges for leaders and managers with organisations looking to achieve more while controlling and cutting costs. Leaders need to take on greater responsibility to drive innovation and creativity within their teams, finding new solutions and new ways of working.

If you are already a graduate and have recently taken up a leadership position in some organisation - or are about to do so - you will no doubt be considering whether there is anything else you could be doing to develop and improve your leadership and management skills, especially if you wish to take a more proactive role.

This flexible and high quality Masters programme is designed to help you develop and enhance your leadership skills and knowledge through a structured online learning programme that is highly flexible and delivered by experienced practitioners.

Special features

  • Gives you the skills to become a more effective leader
  • Enables you to work proactively, creatively and collaboratively
  • The course is available to study part time and online through the UHI virtual learning environment (VLE), enabling you to fit your study around your personal and professional commitments
  • You can choose to study individual modules for continuing professional development (CPD), or work towards the PgCert, PgDip, or full Masters degree

Note: This course is subject to revalidation

Where can I study my course?

PgCert

Core modules are:

  • Leading the contemporary workforce
  • Managing in the global network

Option modules, from which you will choose one, include:

  • Information decision making
  • Effective communication
  • Ethical leadership
  • Performance and partnership working in the public sector
  • Understanding the public service context

PgDip

Core modules are:

  • Entra- and intra-preneurial thinking
  • Collaborative leadership

Option modules, from which you will choose one, include:

  • Information decision making
  • Effective communication
  • Ethical leadership
  • Performance and partnership working in the public sector
  • Understanding the public service context

MSc

To achieve the award of MSc Leadership and Management you must complete a dissertation

English Language Requirements

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The criteria are detailed on our English language requirements page

Information for international students

An exciting and diverse student life awaits our international students. Choose to study in one of the larger urban centres of the region, such as Perth, Inverness or Elgin, or in one of the smaller towns or island communities, including the Western and Northern Isles.

Fees and funding

UK students
In 2016/17 per module (20 credits): Scottish/EU on-site or online £520; Rest of UK on-site or online £650. Masters degree is 6 modules + dissertation
International students
In 2016/17 per module (20 credits) online: International £820

*SPECIAL NOTICE* FUNDING SUPPORT

  • Tuition fee loans (for full-time and part-time students) and living costs loans (full-time students only) to study up to PgDip level may be available for eligible applicants from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS), for more information visit: http://www.saas.gov.uk/forms_and_guides/postgraduate.htm

Please see course web page

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
distance learning
36 months

Course contact details

Name
UHI Information Line
Email
info@uhi.ac.uk
Phone
0845 272 3600