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Strategic Business Management (Professionally Qualified)

Manchester Metropolitan University

12 months
1000 GBP/year
1000 GBP/year
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Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), this Strategic Business Management (Professionally Qualified) programme from Manchester Metropolitan University is designed to top up your CIMA management or strategic level qualifications to masters level.


Learn at your own pace

We deliver this course via our online learning platform. You’ll have online access to our extensive library and research materials, as well as one-to-one online support via email and Skype.

With a focus on research, you’ll develop commercial insight into your area of interest and feel confident applying the findings to your current workplace.

Your dissertation gives you the chance to conduct research into an accountancy area, make practical recommendations and deepen the understanding of the issue among the professional community.


As a CIMA member, this Strategic Business Management (Professionally Qualified) programme from Manchester Metropolitan University presents you with you an exciting opportunity to achieve an advanced qualification that helps prepare your next career move, whether that’s a step up on the professional ladder or a change of direction.

An average basic salary for students studying for a professional qualification with CIMA is c.£33,000. Once qualified, regardless the level of experience or role, the average rockets to c.£64,000 including bonuses.

We’ll teach you how to use different strategies to improve practice and help you become an expert in your area and to boost your employability.

By completing your research dissertation, you’ll have developed research and critical thinking skills that you can apply to a range of roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation in Strategic Business Management
  • Academic and Professional Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You must be an active CIMA member and have completed the CIMA qualification. Three years professional experience is also required.

Tuition Fee

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    1000 GBP/year
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    1000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 1000 GBP per year during 12 months.

£1000 per 30 credits studied per year


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