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Postgraduate Award in Science and Technology Leadership

University of Liverpool Continuing Professional Development
Course summary
9 – 24 months
Liverpool, London

Course description

Postgraduate Award in Science and Technology Leadership

The demand for skilled and experienced leaders who can guide their firms to compete in today’s highly competitive, fast-paced, global, Science and Technology based economy has never been higher. This course will develop the leadership skills necessary for scientists and engineers to exercise leadership, responsibility and initiative throughout their career.

The aims of this course are to:

  • Introduce the principles and practice of leadership
  • Explore what it means to be an ethical leader
  • Examine effective techniques for presenting the outcomes of technical investigations and projects for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Explore and discuss issues associated with producing high-quality and well-regarded technical work that leads to a recognised reputation.

The Award in Science and Technology Leadership is a 35 credit programme consisting of four 5-credit modules plus a 15-credit embedded assignment performed within the delegate’s organisation. The modular structure of the programme allows for delegates to complete the programme at a pace to suit their own needs and commitments within a period of 9 to 24 months.

The modules are:

  • Science Leadership and Ethics
  • Influencing Technical Decision-Makers
  • Evidence Based Scientific Writing
  • Scientific Impact and Reputation
  • Applied Technical Quality

Suitability - Who should attend?

The programme has been designed to enable existing and aspiring junior and mid-level career scientists and engineers within government research laboratories or large private sector science and technology research and development divisions to create organisational and personal impacts.


The cost of this course is £6996.

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University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool Continuing Professional Development

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University of Liverpool Continuing Professional Development

L69 3BX, Liverpool

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The Science & Technology Leadership programme was a chance to brush up on previously learned technical skills, take some to the next level and have established technical experts present different ways of thinking or paths to develop. Most importantly the course allowed a structured time to reflect on what aspects of my role currently excite or p...
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