Postgraduate Module Descriptor


POLM016M: Leadership, Equality and Diversity

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Module Aims

The aims of this module are to introduce you to key concepts and theoretical perspectives in the analysis of equality, diversity and leadership; to enable you to gain a better understanding of contemporary issues and challenges for implementing inclusive leadership and promote equality; and to provide you with the ability to examine the challenges and barriers related to gender, race and other types of diversity towards making leadership more inclusive.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here - you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the most significant trends and reforms promoting inclusive leadership
2. Critically evaluate examples of success and failures in making leadership more inclusive
Discipline-Specific Skills3. Critically analyse primary and secondary source material and apply theoretical argument
4. Link concepts and theories to real world examples, and then evaluate, synthesise or critique those concepts and theories
5. Evaluate government, corporate and international organisations’ publications
Personal and Key Skills6. Present, evaluate and synthesise complex arguments effectively in writing
7. Engage constructively in complex discussions and debates
8. Develop autonomous learning skills, notably self-direction and time management
9. Reflect on the process of learning and evaluate personal strengths and areas for improvement