BA (Hons) Leadership and Professional Development

Key information

Why choose this course?

This innovative 12 month work-related programme is designed for people within the private, public and not-for-profit sectors who don't have formal academic qualifications, but are interested in developing their knowledge, capabilities or effectiveness to enhance their leadership or management role.

What's the course about?

This course covers key topics related to leadership and professional development, which you'll apply to aspects of your own working life. Throughout the course you will develop and enhance your leadership capacity and gain a greater insight into your own leadership strengths which can be applied in any environment. You will also learn how to develop and execute organisational strategy, maximise your own influence and impact, lead change and creatively solve problems.

What will I study?

This course is delivered over 18 Saturday workshops throughout the year (from 10am to 4.30pm). You'll also typically need to carry out approximately six hours per week of private study. You will be assessed via coursework, which includes assignments, reports, presentations and a project.

The course consists of four modules:

  • Leading and Influencing People
  • Leading Change in Organisations
  • Leadership and Professional Development Project - Project 1
  • Leadership and Professional Development Project - Project 2