BA (Hons) Leadership and Professional Development

Programme Specification

DURATION:
4 months for RPL route + 1 year for course
ID:
BSUALPD

Categories

BSUALPD

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

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

WHO IS IT FOR?

This programme is specifically designed for people who are typically either already in employment within substantive leadership or management roles but without formal academic qualifications. Successful completion of the programme may make you eligible to be considered for further study on a Master’s degree or MBA at the Hertfordshire Business School.

COURSE STRUCTURE

The programme consists of three modules:
• Leading and Influencing People
• Leading Change and Organisational Development
• Leadership and Professional Development Project – Project 1
• Leadership and Professional Development Project – Project 2

STUDY PATTERN

The programme is delivered over 18 Saturday workshops throughout the year. You will also be typically expected to carry out five to six hours a week of private study.

PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION

ILM certified course upon completion of the degree, including the Final Project.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants will have substantial experience in a management or leadership role (normally a minimum of three years). All applicants will be invited to an interview.

Most students enter via the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) which takes approximately four months to complete.

TO APPLY

All applicants seeking to have their prior experience accredited for the degree will enrol on the Accreditation of Prior Learning portfolio route first. Successful completion of this is necessary to gain admission onto the degree programme.

COVID 19

UCSA has moved all its teaching on line to enable students to carry on with their studies. If you are interested in studying part time do get in touch and we can arrange a telephone call or an online conversation to explore options. Please contact Karen.wellman@oaklands.ac.uk

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