Multi-Unit Leaders

At a glance

Attendance: Part-time

Structure: nine months; four days taught + three supervisor review sessions + self-study.


  • Research proposal - 3,500 words
  • Literature review - 2,500 words
  • Dissertation - 14,000 words
  • Presentation / viva - one hour

Main Location: City Centre Campus, B4 7BD.

Entry Requirements:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Multi-Unit Leadership and Strategy
  • Interview

Fees: £4,000 per delegate


In more detail

The Masters programme is made up of two elements:

  1. Business Research Methods module provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to carry out effective business and management research in a multi-unit context. The selection and application of a range of research methods will be discussed with particular emphasis on how they contribute to the validity and reliability of research and their application to different types of projects.
  2. The dissertation is chosen by the individual and the company. Undertaking the dissertation will require the development of advanced knowledge and skills in all aspects of a multi-unit learning including: research skills; opportunity and problem finding and mapping; search, experimentation, discovery, innovation, creativity and imagination as well as personal, social and relationship aspects.
Dates 2015 - 2016 (assuming PG Diploma is started March 2015)
October 2015 Induction
2015 - Module 1: Business Research Methods
October 2015 Workshop 1: Full day
November 2015 Workshop 2: Full day
December 2015 Workshop 3: Full day
2016 - Module 2: Dissertation
January 2016 Review session: Half day
February 2016 Dissertation conference: Full day
April 2016 Review session: Half day
June 2016 Review session: Half day
July 2016 Presentation/Viva