Applied Professional and Innovative Practice MSc

Glasgow Caledonian University

Key information

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    8 (Business & Management Studies)
  • Research Quality

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    / 4.00
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    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Science

  • Application deadline


  • Start date

    SEP-19, JAN-20, MAY-20

Course Summary

This programme allows you to demonstrate leadership skills, advance your practices and develop new initiatives that contribute positive change at your place of employment.

In this course, you will: pursue structured leadership and management study; tailor a programme around the issues that matter to you, with courses focused on your sector and related to your function; complete a final work-based project equivalent to a 60-credit dissertation, supervised by both your organisation and GCU. Ultimately, you will either learn a new set of skills to deliver a new service, becoming 'Fit for a New Role', or find a way to make sure your workforce and practices are effective and efficient, becoming 'Fit for Practice'.

Throughout your studies, you'll be encouraged to innovate with the goal of serving the common good in an academic environment with a shared belief in global engagement and social responsibility. The MSc Applied Professional and Innovative Practice prepares you to take your career to the next level or embark on a new professional adventure - with the benefit of GCU's global reputation for excellence in academics. You may also choose to advance and broaden your skills by incorporating master's level modules from the wider university, opening doors to new career opportunities in the UK and abroad. There are no exams in this degreeprogramme. All the assessments arework based assignments that seek tounderstand the theory that underpins thepractices or seeks to enhance practicebased on an understanding of theory.

Tuition Fees

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About this University

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is the University for the Common Good – its mission is to support students to become entrepreneurial, confident, socially-driven and capable of fulfilling leadership roles in a global context. Career–focused programmes are available in business, engineering, health, vision sciences, nursing, life sciences, computing and the environment. As a GCU graduate, students will excel as a professional in their field.


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