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Place Management and Leadership MSc/PgDip/PgCert

Manchester Metropolitan University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Manchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary


Learn the principles of place management and place making. You’ll look at the role of marketing and branding in town centre improvements, and develop strategic knowledge that can help bring about positive economic change. Developed in partnership with the Institute of Place Management (IPM), this part-time course will give you the practical skills to succeed.

As well as destination marketing and branding, you’ll also gain an insight into the importance of place intelligence and forecasting. You’ll refine your leadership skills as you study units on governance and learn how to build lasting and effective partnerships.

Your proven partner in place management

Manchester Met is the home of the Institute of Place Management (IPM). IPM is an internationally recognised centre, advising destinations, cities and business improvement districts (BIDs) on how to revive their locations.

You’ll learn from some of the industry’s most highly regarded professionals who will support your distance learning throughout this part-time course.

Features and Benefits

  • Internationally recognised – study a course that is developed with the Institute of Place Management, a global professional body.
  • Triple accredited – our business school holds the globally recognised trio of accreditations from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA - placing us among the best business schools in the world.
  • Place experts – learn from internationally renowned academics and practitioners in place management, who are shaping national policy decisions.
  • A city of opportunities – Manchester is a global city and one of the fastest growing economic centres in Europe. It’s a great lab for your studies.
  • A unique course - Manchester Met is the only university to offer postgraduate qualifications in Place Management.
  • Valuable connections – take advantage of our extensive connections in the industry and close ties with IPM. You’ll be able to network with managers and leaders from a wide range of locations.
  • Flexible learning – the part-time, blended learning nature of this course allows you to remain in full-time employment, fitting your assignments in around work.
  • Employability – develop skills that will help you further your career in place management, or prepare for different roles in this transformative sector.

Students can also exit with PGDip or PGCert Awards.

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    124 57%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%



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