We're offering an online master’s top-up for students who have already acquired a Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) or Oxademy Business School. Your learning experience will be enhanced by academic expertise from the University and a unique e-learning platform developed by Oxademy that aims to benefit learners from across the world.
About the course
The Management and Strategic Leadership MA (Top-Up) is a distance-learning course that centres on developing personal and professional effectiveness, enabling practising and aspiring managers to enhance their knowledge and skills in management, leadership and strategy.
You'll learn to link theoretical and practical knowledge with analytical skills, communicate complex ideas, and design, plan, organise and deliver a research report reflecting professional standards. You'll also gain membership to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
The course is assessed through a 5,000 word research proposal, with marks awarded according to the University guidelines, and a 8,000 to 10,000 word dissertation.
This course is delivered online. Research Methods comprising a series of lectures is followed by a four-week period during which students will write a research proposal. The dissertation will be written over three months.
Research Methods (20 credits). This module will consist of looking at various issues such as research philosophy, developing research questions, literature sources, understanding of qualitative and quantitative methods, and exploring ethical issues.
Leadership Project (40 credits). This will consist of a 8,000 to 10,000 word dissertation exploring a leadership issue.
After the course
The MA Management and Strategic Leadership (Top-Up) provides a springboard for a variety of career routes in UK and international organisations. Previous course members have found employment in a range of public, private and third sector organisations.
As well as offering excellent employment opportunities, the MA course has helped students on their way to enhancing their careers. Our alumni have gone on to work in a diverse array of industries around the world, with many working in roles in marketing, finance and general management.
If you have an enquiry about this course you can contact Oxademy directly on +44 (0) 1865 594 721 or visit the Oxademy website.
Why London Met?
At London Metropolitan University
, we place students at the centre of everything we do. We are proud of our vibrant, multicultural and socially diverse community, and welcome applicants regardless of age or background. We offer most of our courses on both a full- and part-time basis, in order to best meet your needs.
The University also has a strong culture of research. Over two thirds of the research we submitted to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise was judged to be “internationally recognised”, “internationally excellent” or “world-leading”. Many of these expert researchers will be leading your lectures, as will employers and professionals with extensive real-world experience. They will be supported by an excellent network of guest speakers and mentors from the industry, making sure you get the best possible guidance.
Support from London Met
If this course is for you, please make sure you also take a look at key resources for postgraduate students on our website:
Postgraduate open days: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/events/postgraduate-open-days/
Applying for a postgraduate course: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/applying/postgraduate/
Funding support for postgraduate students: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/applying/funding-your-studies/
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.
Fees vary by start point, please refer to the London Met website for accurate information.