OU Level 7 MA Strategic Leadership Management (CMI)

Start date(s):
16 Sep 2019
30 weeks
Level 7
Course Code:
Study Mode:
Part Time
Attendance Type:
Attendance Pattern:
Daytime, Evening
Accredited by:
Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Course costs:
Currently unavailable
This programme is validated by Open University


This two year qualification is ideal for Professional Strategic Leaders in the private, public or third sector, such as Senior Leader, Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Information Officer or Head of Department/Faculty.

This course is also offered part-time on an evening and has various start dates across the academic year. For more information, please contact Admissions on Live Chat.


This course aims to develop knowledge and understanding, leadership from a strategic prospective considering the internal and external factors that influence strategic leadership and management within organisations. It provides an up-to-date knowledge of organisational theory and behaviour and allows students to review organisational strategy in line with innovation, financial planning and organisational change.

This programme is also available as an apprenticeship programme. Please contact our Apprenticeship Team: apprenticeships@newdur.ac.uk.


  • Professional Leadership Development as a Strategic Manager
  • Implementing Organisational Change Strategies
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Developing Performance Management Strategies
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Research Methods
  • Innovation, Enterprise and Risk
  • Dissertation.

Modules are subject to change by the course team.


Day and time of study will be confirmed before the start of your course.

Teaching & assessment

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 will come in and deliver guest speaker slots throughout the programme.

Professional body registration:

You will be registered as a student member of CMI. At the end of the programme you may wish to upgrade your membership to Chartered Manager.


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

For more information on course costs, please contact ASC or email help@newdur.ac.uk.

Interview Instructions

Once you have applied online you will be invited into the College to attend an interview with the Curriculum Manager or Programme Lead.

Entry Criteria

You will hold a relevant degree or will have completed CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Leadership.

Relevant experience will also be considered as direct entry into the programme.