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Validated by York St John University

If you wish to study this course full-time you must apply through UCAS.  UCAS Code: N201 (BA/BMI). Institution code Y70.

If you wish to study part-time follow the 'apply' link at the top of this page and fill out a York College application form.

Click here to view York College’s agreement with the Office for Fair Access (OFFA) and an explanation on how fee income will be used to support students.

Course length

Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: 1.5 years

Start Date

September 2018

Entry Requirements

Completion of a Foundation Degree or equivalent 240 credit Level 5 qualification in a Business and Management related subject.

The Course

This course is designed to provide an accessible programme which will support you to expand your knowledge and understanding of contemporary leadership and management concepts, including strategic aspects. The content of the programme is applicable to all business organisations, with a strong focus on the continued development of leadership and management skills and the application of these in the workplace. Contemporary topics such as ethics, sustainability and responsible leadership are also central to the programme.

There is a strong theme of employability and the application of theoretical concepts to practical situations. Teaching and learning strategies have been designed to further develop key transferable and employability skills, based on current practice in business organisations, to enable you to succeed in diverse leadership situations. The course also focuses on the creation of highly reflective, evaluative and responsible practitioners, managers and leaders through professional skills development.

As a BA (Hons) Leadership and Management student, you will be working with dedicated tutors who are available to support you whenever you need it. The tutors have a wide range of industry experience and have gained key links and contacts with large national organisations and key public sector institutions, giving you exceptional tutor support and the opportunity to gain new networking contacts.

How the Programme is Delivered

This course offers flexibility, in terms of both delivery and content. The programme is delivered in blocks so that you are able to commit to employment whilst studying. The core content will be delivered in a single day per week with additional time for supported learning, research and preparation for the dissertation. The modules include flexibility to allow for in-depth investigation of the contemporary environment in which business organisations operate, allowing you to explore areas of specific interest.

Students on this programme typically come from a wide variety of working backgrounds and as such you will benefit from a vast pool of experience, and form valuable new contacts. We encourage all of our students to support each other and share perspectives and learn from the contributions of others.

All students will experience a variety of lectures, seminars and discussion sessions and will further benefit from extensive tutorial support. The programme is assessed via a range of methods including seminar activities, written assignments and internal examinations. Assessments are designed to enable students to apply concepts and constructs to their own experience in order to develop their own professional practice.

What this can lead to

On successful completion of the programme you will receive a BA (Hons) Degree in Leadership and Management awarded by York St John University. You can progress to Master’s Level or to employment.


Many of our graduates have embarked on successful management careers in a variety of local, regional and national employers and organisations and some previous students have also set up their own businesses and enterprise activities such as event planning and catering.

Course Fees 

September 2017 entry

  Fee 2017/18 (starts) Fee 2018/19 (starts)
Full time £6165 £7200
Part time £3080 £3600

*International Students should call the International team at York College on 01904 770425.



Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


Jason Butler

Maddison Ellis

Josh Harris




Rianne's Story

From business student, to Restaurant Coordinator, to PGCE student, to tutor; we’ve been delighted to see Rianne Hughes’ progression at York College over the past seven years.

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