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Strategic Leadership MSc

Strategic Leadership MSc

On this part-time and flexible programme, you will develop the strategic skills and tools you need to remain resilient and shape the future of work in a global context.

Learn what it takes to become a leader in the workplace on our Strategic Leadership MSc programme. Whether you are already a business leader or aspire to be one, you'll finish this course a globally responsible and locally connected leader. 

You will take a deep dive into leadership theory and engage in real-world challenges. You'll develop your critical thinking and analytical skills on our world-leading programme.

What to expect on Strategic Leadership MSc

You will experience a dynamic and innovative curriculum that combines:

  • world-leading research
  • policy
  • practice
  • thought leadership
  • practical application to real-time projects

You'll develop your own leadership identity, learning what it means to be a business leader in a global context. Expanding your knowledge of strategic leadership, you'll critically explore:

  • leadership theory
  • strategic decision-making in complex systems
  • innovation and change
  • sustainability

You'll gain skills enabling you to:

  • engage in leadership practice which is inclusive, critically reflective and collaborative
  • manage complexity and ambiguity, be comfortable in uncertainty, and be pragmatic
  • take accountability aligned to clear values and act with integrity in challenging situations

Study your way

Our Strategic Leadership MSc is a work and experience-based, programme. You'll learn alongside your current job, and work through real organisational challenges. Your learning is flexible and delivered through face-to-face workshops and online.

You'll study in a rich learning environment alongside a diverse, multi-sector peer group. These new perspectives will help you to challenge your approaches and reflect on practice.

You will be supported through:

  • group action learning
  • a personal tutor
  • the academic programme team

Our Strategic Leadership MSc is available as a Degree Apprenticeship route which allows access to government funding.

Transform yourself to lead others. Find out more about the programme on our postgraduate pages or register your interest.