Manchester Metropolitan University: Place Management and Leadership

InstitutionManchester Metropolitan University View institution profile
Department Marketing, Retail and Tourism
Telephone 0161 247 6969
Study type Taught


Learn the principles of place management and place making. You’ll look at the role of marketing and branding in town centre improvements, and develop strategic knowledge that can help bring about positive economic change. Developed in partnership with the Institute of Place Management, this part-time course will give you the practical skills to succeed.

As well as destination marketing and branding, you’ll also gain an insight into the importance of place intelligence and forecasting. You’ll refine your leadership skills as you study units on governance and learn how to build lasting and effective partnerships.

**Your proven partner in place management**

Manchester Met is the home of the Institute of Place Management (IPM). IPM is an internationally recognised centre, advising destinations, cities, and business improvement districts (BIDs) on how to revive their locations.

You’ll learn from some of the industry’s most highly regarded professionals who will support your distance learning throughout this part-time course.

**Features and Benefits**
- **Triple crown** - study with a Business School that has prestigious triple accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.

- **Internationally recognised** – study a course that is developed with the Institute of Place Management, a global professional body.

- **Place experts** – learn from internationally renowned academics and practitioners in place management, who are shaping national policy decisions.

- **A city of opportunities** – Manchester is a global city and one of the fastest growing economic centres in Europe. It’s a great lab for your studies.

- ** A unique course** - Manchester Met is the only university to offer postgraduate qualifications in Place Management

- **Valuable connections** – take advantage of our extensive connections in the industry and close ties with IPM. You’ll be able to network with managers and leaders from a wide range of locations.

- **Flexible learning** – the part-time, blended learning nature of this course allows you to remain in full-time employment, fitting your assignments in around work.

- **Employability** – develop skills that will help you further your career in place management, or prepare for different roles in this transformative sector.


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Manchester Metropolitan University


A modern university in a great global city 
Manchester Metropolitan University has a proud heritage dating back to 1824. It is one of the largest universities in the UK, with over 34,000 students, and is home to a diverse international student population from more than 130 countries. 

The University is ranked amongst the world’s top 200 universities under 50 years old*, which is a measure of its commitment to delivering and supporting quality research and teaching. 

Manchester Metropolitan’s campus is located in the centre of Manchester, amongst world-renowned music, arts, shopping and sports ...

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