Level 7 top-up MA Strategic Leadership

Start date(s):
7 Jan 2019
1 year
Level 7
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Study Mode:
Part Time
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Accredited by:
Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Course costs:
Currently unavailable
This programme is planned to be validated by CMI (Chartered Management Institute)


This programme is perfect for those who have completed the Level 7 CMI Strategic Leadership programme, and wish to top-up their qualification to a masters degree.

You will study additional modules in strategic planning, innovation, project management and corporate social responsibility, as well as completing a masters level dissertation.
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This programme aims to allow students to top-up their CMI Level 7 programme to a full masters programme. This is the second year of the programme and is subject to validation by the Open University, however, those students who only wish to study year one will achieve CMI Diploma in Strategic Leadership.


The units that will be completed in Year 1 are:
  • Professional leadership development as a strategic manager
  • Implementing Organisational Change strategies
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Developing Performance
  • Management strategies
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning
  • Strategic Financial Planning.

The units that will be completed in Year 2 are:
  • Research Methods
  • Innovation, Enterprise and Risk
  • Dissertation.


4pm-7.30pm (Year 2)
4pm-7.30pm (Year 1)
*Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Teaching & assessment

You will study the relevant modules and have one-to-ones with your tutor to discuss your dissertation. Teaching will include lectures and seminars with group activities. You will be allocated a personal tutor and dissertation tutor. In addition, academic support tutors are available to offer additional support with dissertation modules.

Industry links:

We have industry links with ACAS and professional organisations who come in and deliver guest speaker slots throughout the programme.

Professional body registration:

You will be able to apply for Chartered Membership of CMI at the end of the programme.

What else?

Further details on the CMI units can be obtained from CMI website.


Please note these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years.

No funding is available as this is a Full Cost Course.

Interview Instructions

You will be invited to attend an interview which can take place on the telephone, or one-to-one at the College.

European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System Credits:


Entry Criteria

You must have completed a relevant Level 6 programme or be working in a senior manager’s role.