Leading and Managing People (947N1)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

Learn how to lead and manage people and gain the skills for your future career.

In this module you study:

  • major contemporary research in leadership and human resource management
  • the relationships that exist within organisations and how organisational members are influenced by: the leader, power, relationships and organisational culture
  • the usefulness and limitations of theories, tools and practice in order to develop critical and analytical skills. 

You also develop your problem solving skills so that you can develop your own leadership and people management abilities.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, there may be changes to this module in response to COVID-19, or due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

It may not be possible to take some module combinations due to timetabling constraints. The structure of some courses means that the modules you choose first may determine whether later modules are core or optional.