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The Global Strategy and Innovation Management programme from University of Leeds will equip you to understand the fundamentals of strategy in organisations, and to design, lead and implement all types of innovation, whilst offering a solid understanding of strategy and innovation in a global context.

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The Global Strategy and Innovation Management programme from University of Leeds is ideal if you wish to gain expertise in leading strategic innovation initiatives, developing new ventures, products and services, and also to those interested in strategy and innovation consulting.

Strategy and innovation are essential as firms aim to achieve superior performance and competitive advantage in the global marketplace. In today’s dynamic business environment, managers are challenged to be actively engaged in strategy initiatives whilst providing innovative ideas for new products, services, markets and business models.

Through a combination of theoretical and practical teaching, you will be equipped to identify the strategies and best management practices that enable firms to implement innovation initiatives. You will also acquire the necessary critical thinking skills to analyse both the benefits and problems that arise from the globalisation of innovation networks.


This masters degree prepares you to lead strategic innovation initiatives in a range of organisations. It is ideal for those seeking a managerial career in industries that have a fast pace of change and a high degree of creativity.

As a graduate of this course, you will be well-equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge, and have the necessary skills to lead innovation.

Thanks to our strong corporate links, we will help you to connect with leading global organisations involved in innovation management, to understand the variety of exciting roles and careers that are available to you as an innovation professional.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Globalization of Innovation
  • Strategic Management
  • Managing for Innovation
  • Managing and Exploiting Intellectual Capital 
  • International Business Theory 
  • Commercial and Professional Skills
  • Innovation Management in Practice 
  • Dissertation
  • Research Design and Analysis

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  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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180 alternative credits


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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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in any subject.


  • Leeds awards a range of scholarships to UK, EU and international students. Scholarships are available to candidates who can demonstrate an excellent academic record and show excellent professional and personal skills.

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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