Course Overview

These qualifications provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level as well as for learners who do not have business or management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior management experience in the work place. The qualifications support progression to further study for example to top up to an MBA or to employment. We have developed pathways which will enable learners to specialise in an area of their choice if they prefer. These pathways are:

  • General (unendorsed)
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Managing People
  • International

Learners must complete 5 mandatory units worth 85 credits in total and a further 3 or 4 optional units totalling 120 credits to achieve the ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management (RQF). The modules and routes within the qualification are as below

ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management (unendorsed route)

  • Strategic Planning
  • Finance for Strategic Managers
  • Research for Strategic Development
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Developing Organisational Vision and Strategic Direction

ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management (Finance route)

  • Strategic Planning
  • Finance for Strategic Managers
  • Research for Strategic Development
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management
  • International Finance
  • International Business Environment
  • Developing Organisational Vision and Strategic Direction

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (Marketing route)

  • Strategic Planning
  • Finance for Strategic Managers
  • Research for Strategic Development
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Corporate Communication Strategies

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (Managing People Route)

  • Strategic Planning
  • Finance for Strategic Managers
  • Research for Strategic Development
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Developing Organisational Vision and Strategic Direction
  • Managing Continuous Organisational Improvement

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (International route)

  • Strategic Planning
  • Finance for Strategic Managers
  • Research for Strategic Development
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management
  • International Marketing
  • International Finance
  • International Business

Entry Requirements

  • A certificate in management studies or business management
  • An equivalent professional qualification from a recognised institution.
  • These qualifications are designed for learners from aged 19 and above.
  • A minimum of CEFR B1 Level of English or IELTS 4.5 or Equivalent
  • Mature students with a minimum of two years relevant work experience may be considered.

Progression

The qualifications support progression to further study for example to top up to an MBA or to employment. For more information please visit our Pathways page.


Fees – £1495*

*the fees includes Assessment, Certification and Registration fees. There is no hidden costs.


Key Facts

Awarding Body : Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE)
Course Duration : 6-9 months
Method of study : Full Time
Qualification Level : 7