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ABI College MA Leadership and Management
ABI College

MA Leadership and Management

14 Months


Full time, Part time

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GBP 6,500 / per year *


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Duration: 14 Months

Starts On: June, September & January

Campus: London or Reading

Awarding Body: University of St Mark and St John

ABI College offers a Master’s Degree MA in Leadership and Management in partnership with University of St Mark & St John. This qualification has global recognition and will enhance the CV of anyone wishing to advance their career in Business, Management, Public Service, Finance, Commerce and related professions where high quality leadership skills are essential.

MA Leadership and Management course is centred on an ethos that successful management is based on people and throughout the course the students are encouraged to develop self awareness and reflection about themselves and their teams. With this core principle in mind the course explores how strategic thinking can be influenced and then implemented into effective change in a variety of areas including finance, human resource management and operations management.

This Leadership and Management programme is intended for practising professionals who are either working or have aspirations to work in a developmental way as a manager or leader. It is equally relevant to those working in public, private or voluntary organisations. The programme will involve workshops, action-learning sets, work-based action research and one-to-one coaching and mentoring in order to integrate theory and professional practice, critical thought and self awareness.

The part time route has been designed in such a way as to allow students, to study at their own pace through the various progressive stages of the MA, i.e. Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership and Management (60 M credits), Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Management (120 M credits) and MA in Leadership and Management (180 M credits). This is particularly suitable for employed students who wish to balance their professional responsibilities with advanced study that will enhance their career prospects.

Why ABI College?

At ABI College we pride ourselves in giving the best of academic attention to all of our students on an individual basis so that we can identify their learning needs to enable them to reach their full potential. We work closely with our University partner and have friendly and accessible staff who are professionally dedicated to your success. We aim to be an “inspired learning community”.

Program Structure

  • Managing in a Strategic Context
  • Managing and Leading People
  • Leadership: Organisational Context and Self
  • Delivering Excellence in Operations
  • Sustainable Financial Management
  • Research Methods
  • Management Research Report and Implementation Plan (for full time students includes a 4 week internship opportunity)

Types of assessment

Variety of coursework and projects

Entry Requirement


  • A first degree and/or professional qualifications at level 6 or higher with work experience
  • Applicants are expected to be in suitable employment
  • Exemptions for those holding level 7 awards in management from Edexcel

English Language Requirements

An overall IELTS score of 6.5 is required (including a minimum of 6.0 in each competency: reading, writing, listening, speaking), or equivalent. Applicants must provide proof of their scores, ideally an IELTS TRF (test report form), but internationally recognized equivalents will also be accepted.

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