Strategic Leadership

Northumbria University London Campus

24 months
3495 GBP/year
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MSc Strategic Leadership programme from Northumbria University London Branch will develop your knowledge, skills and competence in the areas of personal and professional development, leadership, people management, innovation, finance and organisational strategy. 

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Throughout this MSc Strategic Leadership programme from Northumbria University London Branch, you will become knowledgeable about the theory and practice of responsible business, leadership and management in the context of your own personal and professional practice, organisation and sector specific contextual drivers, and broader societal and global challenges. 

The learning strategy develops an ability to challenge and inquire into business threats and opportunities. Through the programme you will develop your ability to critically reflect on your leadership approach and management capability and practice. You will also cultivate an awareness of cultural and ethical issues that impact on your individual practice and organisational contexts.

Furthermore, you will work on developing research skills, critical thinking and effective organisational improvement techniques as well as exploring all the personal competences associated with leadership and management in complex, dynamic and excellence focused organisations. But it’s not just about cutting edge theory; it’s also about hands-on practical experience. To this end, you are encouraged to build on your own leadership and management experience with work related assignments which will contribute to developing self, career and workplace improvement.

Careers and further study

This programme is specifically designed for those in employment and who are seeking to develop their careers as a strategic leader.  

As such significant emphasis is placed upon developing the competences required to accelerate leadership career potential. 

Through the teaching, learning and assessment strategy, you will be encouraged to develop your knowledge and skills as practising or aspiring leaders, and to think analytically about your personal and organisational practice. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Leader Identity, Leadership and Responsible Organisation
  • Leading Organisational Strategy and Change 
  • Finance and Operations Leadership
  • Future of Work and Organisation Development
  • Leading Innovation in the Digital Organisation 
  • Management Inquiry and Data Analytics for Decision Making
  • Management Investigation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Pass (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Non-standard entry requirements

  • A mature applicant lacking standard academic qualifications may be considered for entry if they have relevant senior level management experience over an appropriate period of time and is able to fulfil the objectives of the programme. This would be evidenced by a personal statement and conversation with a member of the academic team

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    3495 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6990 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.


If you are a UK or EU student, you may be eligible for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,000+ from the UK Government

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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