MBA - Senior Leader Apprenticeship

Rdi Uk

M.B.A. Online
18 months
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You’ll study for an MBA flexibly while you work, being able to apply your learning in to your role straight away. This programme is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, giving you the opportunity to obtain the professionally recognised status of Chartered Manager, plus it will be fully-funded by your employer


This course has been designed for those looking to take the next step up in their career. Whether you’re a new or existing employee, studying Arden’s flexible MBA degree apprenticeship will boost your career potential and give you an in-depth knowledge and understanding of thinking strategically in all areas of business management and senior leadership.If you’re an employer looking to invest in your employees’ career development or enhance performance and productivity throughout the organisation, then this Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeship could be the answer.Upon completion, the apprentice will graduate with a professional CMI-accredited MBA qualification and valuable work-based experience, where they’ve been able to apply what they’ve learnt about leadership and management direct to their role.Modules you will study include:

  • Personal & Business Transformation
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Managing within a Competitive Environment
  • Leading Transitions
  • Implementing Strategy
  • Sustaining the Business
  • Research Project
As a master’s degree apprentice, your work-based learning becomes an integral part to your qualification. As you’re working, remember to build a portfolio of evidence including completed assessments, evaluations from the workplace, presentations, minutes of meetings, business proposals and performance reviews.

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

This degree is delivered through our online learning platform, meaning you’ll have access to all your materials 24/7 to study whenever is convenient for you.




180 alternative credits



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.
Lower Second Class

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent, plus a minimum of two years' work experience.
  • A grade C or above in GCSE English and Maths.
  • For students whose prior learning was not taught in English:
  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

MBA - Senior Leader Apprenticeship
Rdi Uk