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Professional Development in Leadership and Management, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #201 (WUR) Dundee, United Kingdom
The Professional Development in Leadership and Management course at University of Dundee allows you to specialise in your field and develop the skills needed to respond effectively to the changing demands of your professional workplace.


The Professional Development in Leadership and Management course at University of Dundee was designed for professionals across a wide range of professions and occupations mainly in the public and third sectors. 

It aims to allow you to develop more effective leadership and management practice within your own role and organisation.

This course will help you to develop more effective practice in your own profession. You will be required to study your own practice; to explore ways in which you can test new ideas and to explore modules of continuing professional development, applying them to your own circumstances.

How you will be taught

This course is delivered through online distance learning, allowing you to continue in employment and study in your own locality. Individualised tutor support via phone and online tutorials, optional study workshops and group tutorials are key features of the course. 


The BA Professional Development course is a work based course designed to widen access to learning from a range of professional contexts including management, administration, further education, community engagement, social work and health, in public, voluntary and private sector agencies. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2 - 6 Years 

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leading Inquiry 
  • Professional Project 
  • Engaging Communities


The course is suitable for people from a wide range of backgrounds, including management, administration, tertiary education, community learning, social work and health who work in public, private or third sector contexts.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The Programme has flexible entry and exit requirements to allow you to enter at a level appropriate to your education and experience.  The Programme has two levels, matched to the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework levels 8 and 9.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4000 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Dundee

  • 787 - 1500 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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