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M.Sc. On Campus

Leadership and Management (Top-up)

University of Portsmouth

12 months
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About

Good leaders are always in high-demand, and their skills and knowledge are highly-valued too. If you're a senior manager in the private or public sector with at least 3 years leadership and management experience – or you're currently an officer in the military – this MSc Leadership and Management (Top-up) course will teach you how to confidently manage and inspire your team.

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Overview

This course has a flexible structure, so you'll be able to tailor your studies to fit your professional and personal goals. You'll also be able to continue to work while you study, so you'll be able to apply what you've learned in your current workplace, improving your performance in positions of leadership and authority.

This course offers direct entry routes for officers of the Armed Forces, based on rank and experience. For more information visit the Recognition of Prior Learning web pages. The University of Portsmouth is also an Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) approved supplier.

Please note that some research projects undertaken within the Armed Forces will need to be approved by a military ethics committee which is outside the control of the University.

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:

  • Gain a thorough grounding in how to effectively manage people, alongside the skills to be a confident leader
  • Work through a course of learning structured around the National Occupational Management and Leadership Standards: Managing Self and Personal Skills, Providing Direction, Facilitating Change, Working with People, Using Resources, and Achieving Results
  • Use what you learn to improve your workplace performance and career prospects
  • Have access to all of the resources available to full-time students, including our library's vast selection of electronic resources, accessible from anywhere with an internet connection.

Find out more about this course, our facilities and generous scholarships by attending one of our regular open evenings, where you can meet teaching staff and current students.

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.

Graduates have also set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

There are 4 recognised routes of entry: 

  • The award of the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Leadership & Management obtained within the last 5 years and a minimum of 3 years appropriate management experience.
  • Military applicants may apply on the basis of Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) via either their Rank or the award of ICSC and a minimum of 2 years work experience at a leadership level.  
  • Police applicants may apply on the basis of Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) following successful completion of the College of Policing Senior Leadership Development Programme (June 2018 or later) and a minimum of 2 years work experience at Chief Inspector level or equivalent.
  • Via a Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) portfolio where the applicant can demonstrate they meet the Learning Outcomes of  a number of prior units. 
  • Tuition Fee

    https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

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    Living costs for Portsmouth

    710 - 1099 GBP /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    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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