Professional Leadership

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Professional Leadership
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code 108230 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact the college for the next start date.
Course Fee EU Fees:
Total Programme Fees: €8,000
Fees per annum: €4,000
Fees per 5 credit module: €400

Non-EU Fees:
Total Programme Fees: €12,500
Financial Support Potential Funding Opportunities
Sligo Chamber Skillnet may be able to partially fund programme fees for you or your employees - for further details please contact
Entry Requirements Applicants should normally hold a 2.2 honours degree award in any discipline.

It is preferable applicants will have a minimum of 3 years of postgraduate experience.

For applicants with no formal third level qualification but do have significant experience of leadership in organisations then IT Sligo’s formal RPL process can be used to assess the suitability of applicants for entry into the programme.
Comment Did you know?
The Department of Social Sciences was shortlisted for the 2019 Education Awards in the category of the Best College of Arts & Social Science.
Course Content

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Professional leadership moves beyond more traditional leadership and management ideas to acknowledge that change is needed, that leaders now, more than ever, must be authentic, ethical, financially aware, strategic, and ambitious for ...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Title Credits
Financial Management 05
Understanding Leadership 05
Organisational Psychology 05
Corporate Governance [E] 05
Entrepreneurship [E] 05

Semester 2
Title Credits
Strategy and Practice 05
Research Design & Development 05
Corporate Social Responsibility [E] 05
Digital Transformation [E] 05

Semester 3
Title Credits
Research Thesis 55

[E] = Elective Module.

Modules subject to availability.
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
The Masters in Professional Leadership will be relevant to those whose professional life already involves making and executing decisions, as well as those who are striving to enhance their career options. In addition to their study of core organisational, financial, and strategy subjects, students will undertake a significant body of supervised research.

Further Study
Students may decide to progress to Doctoral studies in IT Sligo or other Higher Education providers.
Further Enquiries If you are interested in the Masters Programme in Professional Leadership please contact Dr Breda McTaggart, Head of Department of Social Sciences, contact details:

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