The part-time Management and Leadership MSc is informed by Cranfield’s Management MSc – ranked 6th in the UK and 28th in the world in the QS World University Rankings: Masters in Management rankings 2022 – and our Executive MBA – ranked 8th in the UK in the Financial Times Executive MBA ranking 2020.
This practical management postgraduate course, delivered in partnership with Grant Thornton – one of the world’s leading organisations of independent professional services, will help you develop your leadership and management skills with a specific focus on leading-edge insights, commercial application, and effective management frameworks. It offers a ‘real-world’ business education which can be applied directly back into the workplace.
You will benefit from a diverse student cohort and our faculty’s direct involvement with global businesses. On successful completion, you will have a deep understanding of contemporary business issues and a capacity to assume active leadership roles.
This part-time programme meets the requirements of the Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship Standard. Eligible organisations can use £14,000 of their Apprenticeship Levy to cover Part I (The Senior Leader Apprenticeship) of the programme tuition fee. Part II (progression to Management and Leadership MSc) can be funded by either your employer or by you.
This page is dedicated to students seeking the Management and Leadership MSc independent of Apprenticeship Levy funding. If you are looking for more information on our Apprenticeship Levy part-funded routes, please visit the Cranfield School of Management website.
The Cranfield Management and Leadership MSc is a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) dual accreditation degree. This provides the opportunity to stand out from other management graduates by achieving the CMI’s professional management qualification alongside your Cranfield degree.
The course covers core management subjects and is delivered in two parts. The first part consists of 11 modules taken over 15 months, and the second part consists of one module, Business Skills and Negotiations, and a thesis. For the thesis, you will propose a research project related to your organisation or a relevant subject and work closely with an academic supervisor to complete.
The course is highly interactive and student-centred with large elements of teamwork, group projects and private study.
To summarise, the structure comprises: Months 1-15: 11 compulsory modules. Months 16-26: Management and Leadership thesis research methods preparation, Business Skills and Negotiations module, and work-based-project or thesis.
Who is it for?
· Early-career professionals who want a "real-world" business education which they can apply directly back to their workplace.
· Second career professionals seeking a change into management and leadership positions.
· Self-motivated, early-career managers who are keen to improve their management skills, knowledge and abilities, and become more effective leaders.
- 26 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesManagement Studies Leadership View 143 other Masters in Leadership in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
International19000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 26 months.
National19000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 26 months.
Living costs for Cranfield
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