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.


100%: Practical (Workshop)


100%: Coursework (Report)

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.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.