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MN4245   Leadership Development

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Available only to students on the Second Year of the Honours Programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

Drawing on current academic debates, examples of leadership challenges from practice and students' own experiences this module examines how leaders can be developed (by themselves and others) to address evolving strategic contexts and emerging patterns of organisation in the private, public and third sector. Focussing not just on the being and doing of leadership, but also on the becoming the module aims to: - develop students' critical understanding of current leadership theory and practice; - provide opportunities for students to construct and interpret leadership development experiences; - support students in developing their effectiveness in a variety of leadership contexts where they may or may not have formal authority.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MN3102

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 lectures (x 10 weeks) 1 seminar (x 8 weeks),1 practical class (x 6 weeks) and 3 optional consultative hours (x 10 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 34

Guided independent study hours: 166

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 50%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr S Romenska