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MBA DEGREE PATHWAY - LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP

MBA Degree Pathway - Level 7 Diploma Strategic Management and Leadership
Course Code LSBE/MBA/PGD-SML/TOP-UP
Duration 12 months
Level Masters
Pedagogy Blended | Online

Build on your leadership skills to accelerate your strategic performance with the Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma. The course is equivalent to a Master’s Degree, the Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership course, is designed for Managers who are already operating at the strategic level and is designed to improve your ability to implement fundamental management and leadership models within your organisation’s strategic framework. 


How it will benefit to you? 

  • The course will improve your leadership and strategic management skills and develop your ability to apply them at a strategic level within your organisation
  • Apply the tools, models and theories directly to real-life work-based problems and see the benefits in your organisation
  • Demonstrate to current and prospective employers your capabilities, ambition and commitment to professional development
  • Our practice-based teaching approach is focused on addressing real-world business problems, delivered via live virtual lectures to enrich the learning experience.
  • We don’t just give you the theory; we ensure you learn how to apply it in your working life immediately, with case studies, webinars, business simulations, and 100% research project-based.
  • Significantly improve your job prospects and salary 
  • Use your Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership course to progress onto higher levels of study, including MBAs with UK universities in the UK


This qualification is suitable for mature learners with relevant work experience and related bachelor’s degree. The course is designed to fit around your demanding career and personal commitments. The qualification also allows learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards an MBA top-up degree with advanced standing at prestigious UK universities.
Course Code: LSBE/PGD-SML/MBA/TOP-UP 
Credit Hours: 120 
Awarded by: QUALIFI
Duration: 09-12 Months 
Study Online Tuition Fees: £1800 
Blended Learning Tuition Fees: £2500 
Interest Free Instalment Option Available: Yes 
Scholarship Available: Yes
Mode of Study: Online/ Live Virtual Sessions/Webinars
Course Assessment:  Assessment by research based assignments

COMPULSORY MODULES

  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Advanced Business Research Methods


Optional units: Choose any TWO

  • Strategic Change Management
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Globalisation and Corporate Governance
  • Supply Chain and Operations Management
Course Code: LSBE/PGD-SML/MBA/TOP-UP 
Credit Hours: 80 
Duration: 06-09 Months 
Tuition Fees: £3500 - £6000
Instalment Option Available: TBC 
Scholarship & Bursaries Available: TBC
Mode of Study: Online/Blended Learning 
Delivered by: Selected UK University for MBA Top-up Degree

Compulsory Modules:
  • Business Research Methods  
  • Dissertation Project 

MBA Top-up Degree Awarding Universities

  • Northampton university (Gold Rank Teaching Standards)
  • Anglia Ruskin University (Silver Rank Teaching Standards)
  • University of West Scotland (Silver Rank Teaching Standards)
  • University of Chichester (Silver Rank Teaching Standards)



The course prepares students for mid-level management positions in the private or public sector organisations. They can also work as small business owners/managers, or as team leaders for innovative organisations. The following list is an example of job titles of postgraduates with a Management and Leadership qualification.


  • Administrative Services Managers
  • Branch Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Distribution Manager
  • Facilities Planner
  • Fundraiser/Development Officer
  • Human Resource Administrator
  • Industry Relations Specialist
  • Management Analyst
  • Purchasing Manager, Buyer, and Agent
  • Small Business Owner/Manager
  • Training Specialist
  • Operations Manager
  • Personnel Manager
  • Reports Analyst
  • Retail Sales/Store Manager
  • Compensation Manager

For entry onto the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification, learners must possess

  • A bachelors degree or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners (over 25) with management experience (learners must check with the admissions office regarding this requirement before registration.)

Applicants will also be required to complete the following: 
  1. Provide a CV and Personal Statement 
  2. Provide a copy of original qualification certificates and proof of ID, e.g. Passport 
  3. Applicants will also be invited to attend an online interview 

English Language Requirements 
If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country then s/he must provide evidence of English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0. We also accept other standard English tests and qualifications, as long as they meet the minimum requirements of your course. If a learner doesn't meet the English language requirements then s/he can achieve the required level by successfully completing a pre-sessional English course before starting the main course. 

To complete the course, students should have access to: 
  1.  a laptop or Desktop PC with relevant online learning third-party Softwares, e.g. Zoom 
  2.  a webcam and headphones 
  3.  internet speeds with a minimum bandwidth of 600kbps (up/down), with a recommended speed of 1.5 Mbps (up/down)