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Leadership Development

Who is this course for:
• Managers and supervisors in public and private organisations
• Managers and supervisors who have a range of administrative responsibilities.

Course Profile
This course aims to develop effective leaders who have the capacity to lead organisational and sectoral change, implement a strategic vision and motivate employee performance to deliver excellence.

Course content focuses on the development of leadership qualities that are seen as critically important in complex administrative environments. Participants develop their ability to manage and lead, bring about change, implement strategic plans, negotiate effectively, assess information logically, take responsibility and lead performance excellence throughout their organisations and sector. The course places a strong emphasis on experiential knowledge and skills and, as such, values reflective engagement with assigned content and readings and participation in learning activities.

Entry requirements

Special Entry Requirements
Candidates must have a:
• 2.2 honours undergraduate degree
• minimum three years’ experience in a relevant area


3 years, part-time. Mode of study: Blended learning.

Number of credits


Careers or further progression

Successful students may continue their postgraduate studies. Opportunities for career advancement are likely to be found in senior management and leadership positions, senior administrative roles and senior professional and technical roles.

Further enquiries

Name: Berna Morgan
Phone: +353 (0)91 494055

Assessment method

Assessment includes written assignments, practical projects, online contributions and reflective learning journals. Students complete a research-based dissertation in the second year of the course.

Note: Students who gain 60 ECTS may exit with a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Development.

Course fee

EU: €3,800 (Year 1 & 2 p.a.)*, €1,900 (Year 3).

Non-EU: €4,300 (Year 1 & 2 p.a.), €2,400 (Year 3).

*The Postgraduate Diploma has an EU fee of €3,800 (Non-EU: €4,300) per year.

Enrolment and start dates

How can I apply?
Apply online at:

Start Date: September 2016.

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