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Strategic Leadership (Degree Apprenticeship)

M.B.A.
24 months
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About

Are you a senior manager who wants to develop your knowledge and skills to MBA level or are you looking to progress into a senior management role in the future? This part-time senior leader Master's degree apprenticeship for people with professional experience prepares you for senior leadership and management roles in private, public and third-sector organisations.

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Overview

Overview

You'll study on day release from your job. You'll develop your leadership, management and entrepreneurial capabilities and build expertise in key business areas such as corporate communications, financial management, business strategy and change management. You’ll study with peers from other industries and immediately apply what you learn in your job.

After you complete the course, you can apply to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to become a Chartered Member (CMg MCMI) or a Chartered Fellow (CMgr FCMI), depending on your experience. You’ll accelerate your career progression and have the skills, knowledge and confidence to go into senior management and leadership positions in roles such as chief executive, general manager or finance director. You'll also have the skills and knowledge to launch your own business in the future.

What you'll experience

On this MBA degree apprenticeship course, you'll:

  • Link theory and research to management practice by applying what you learn to your current role and workplace
  • Learn from staff with research and consultancy experience, and links with industry
  • Work on an applied project to deliver practical value for your own organisation (or another) by analysing a challenge or opportunity and providing useful recommendations
  • Hone your analytical and research skills and bring together your knowledge and learning by doing an integrated strategy project
  • Use your Applied Learning Portfolio to demonstrate how you’re applying new knowledge and behaviours in a work-based context
  • Learn from industry experts while expanding your network with guest lectures and business events sponsored by the Faculty of Business and Law
  • Explore opportunities and hear from talent management experts at our Enterprise and Employability Week events, professional networking events and job fairs
  • Tap into our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, which are available 24/7 and include access to thousands of e-journals
  • Get access to Chartered Management Institute (CMI) materials throughout the course, including useful articles and scenarios

Teaching​

Teaching on this course includes:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • business simulations
  • group discussions
  • case studies

Teaching is structured to encourage you to analyse complex problems, evaluate opportunities and risks, propose solutions and plan their implementation. All teaching draws on current management research and practice and the pace of learning enables you to focus on your learning in the MBA classroom, then apply what you've learnt in the workplace.

How you're assessed​

You'll get regular feedback on your development throughout the course. You'll be assessed through:

  • coursework
  • work-based learning projects

You'll be able to test your skills and knowledge informally before you do assessments that count towards your final mark. You can get feedback on practice and formal assessments so you can improve in future.

Careers and opportunities

When you graduate, you'll have the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to fulfil your career ambitions, in your current company and beyond.

Recruiters for roles that need specialist knowledge or research skills, including senior leadership roles and business consultancy, particularly target those with higher level qualifications such as the MBA.

Previous MBA graduates have progressed to roles including:

  • chief executive
  • global director
  • general manager
  • programme manager
  • business consultant
  • finance director

Other graduates have used their entrepreneurial skills to start up businesses.

You can apply through the ‘qualified route' to become a Chartered Member (CMg MCMI) or a Chartered Fellow (CMgr FCMI), depending on your experience, when you complete the course.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Strategic Management
  • Coaching for Leaders and Managers
  • Corporate Communications
  • Financial Management
  • Innovation, Enterprise and Entrepreneurialism
  • Integrated Strategy Project
  • Applied Learning Portfolio

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

September

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree (or equivalent, including professional qualifications), not necessarily in a business related subject, plus at least 3 years of work experience at a professional or managerial level. 
  • Alternatively, applicants without formal qualifications, but with a minimum of 5 years of management experience, are welcome to apply. 
  • Applicants may be subject to interview and/or be asked to submit a portfolio in support of their application.

Funding

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