Higher Education In this section Studying higher education Innovate 21 Competition Programmes Foundation degree programmes Top-up degree programmes Masters degree Professional qualifications Higher Apprenticeships North East Institute of Technology Research & Scholarly Activity Student life HE Information Masters degree Our post-graduate level qualifications are designed to enable you to cover a precise area of study, and further develop your leadership skills and knowledge. Related courses OU Level 7 Masters Strategic Leadership and Management This two year qualification is ideal for Professional Strategic Leaders in the private, public or third sector. Completion will achieve a masters and CMI Level 7 Diploma. OU Level 7 MA Masters Apprenticeship Strategic Leadership & Management/Senior Leader (CMI) This Masters apprenticeship programme is available as a full Masters apprenticeship or allows you to 'top up' your CMI Level 7 programme to a full Masters programme in the workplace. Level 7 Diploma Human Resource Management (CIPD) This Human Resource Management qualification is designed to enable you to develop your understanding of organisations, and the external context within which HR operates. Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership Practice (CMI) This strategic course has been developed to encourage and enable directors and senior managers to improve performance through organisational strategy.