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  Leadership and Management (Top-up) MSc

University of Portsmouth    Faculty of Business and Law

Part time September, January MSc 1 year part time (top-up)
Business & Management (5)

About the course


Take your practical leadership experience you’ve gained in your career and complete a dissertation on leadership or management to convert your experience into a full Master’s degree. 

Supported by an expert supervisor, you’ll explore management theory and improve the way you lead and inspire others, and graduate with a recognised academic qualification. 

You’ll choose a dissertation topic you’re passionate about and define a suitable research area with your course director. 

As you continue to work alongside your studies, you’ll be able to apply your learning directly in your workplace and develop your research and critical analysis skills. 

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Entry Requirements

There are 4 recognised routes of entry. Please contact our faculty of business and law for more details

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

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The Portsmouth Business School offers a scholarship programme for students who are commencing postgraduate study at the Business School. This comprises a limited number of awards to self-funding Home and European Union students. The scholarship will be in the form of a 40% discount from any tuition fees due after any other discounts such as the 20% discount for Portsmouth alumni or partial payments by sponsors.

There is a separate scholarship scheme which covers our part time Executive MBA programme and our full time International MBA programme. See separate listing for details.

Value of Scholarship(s)

40% discount off the tuition fees due


Awards will be made on a competitive basis, taking into consideration:

• If applicable, management/professional experience (type and seniority),
Academic achievement (minimum is a 2.1 degree)
A written submission of a maximum of 1000 words, in addition to the personal statement submitted with the application, detailing why you should be considered for a scholarship award, what you intend to contribute to your course, and how you will use your degree in your future career. Please use the web link below for details.

Application Procedure

Application form available via web link below

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