The MA – Leadership and Strategy is a two-year, part-time programme that combines study of subjects central to public management broadly, such as economics and human resource management, with study of subjects specific to effective leadership and strategy formulation.
Both public and private sector organisations need leaders with expertise in the HR, strategic and financial components of organisational life. and organisational change. Leaders are found at all levels of organisations, and this programme attends to both the theories and practices they must understand to develop in their careers. Indeed, the minor disseration may well take an aspect of a student's professional life as a starting point.
On completion of the first year, students receive the interim award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management. In the second year, they take three modules in leadership and strategy and complete a minor dissertation. This programme usually only commences in the September of each year.