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MBA Strategic Leadership (Degree Apprenticeship) MBA

MBA Strategic Leadership (Degree Apprenticeship) MBA

Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Leadership

Course type


Course Summary

This part-time senior leader Master's degree apprenticeship for people with professional experience prepares you for senior leadership and management roles in private, public and third-sector organizations. You will develop your leadership, management and entrepreneurial capabilities and build expertise in key business areas such as corporate communications, financial management, business strategy and change management. After you complete the course, you can apply to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to become a Chartered Member (CMg MCMI) or a Chartered Fellow (CMgr FCMI), depending on your experience. In this apprenticeship course, you will link theory and research to management practice by applying what you learn to your current role and workplace; Learn from staff with research and consultancy experience, and links with industry; Work on an applied project to deliver practical value for your own organisation (or another) by analysing a challenge or opportunity and providing useful recommendations. On completion you will have the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to fulfil your career ambitions, in your current company and beyond. Recruiters for roles that need specialist knowledge or research skills, including senior leadership roles and business consultancy, particularly target those with higher level qualifications such as the MBA.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date



Applied Learning Portfolio - Core
Innovation, Enterprise and Entrepreneurialism - Core
Strategic Management - Core
Coaching for Leaders and Managers - Core
Corporate Communications - Core
Financial Management - Core
Integrated Strategy Project - Core
Strategic Leadership and Change - Core
Applied Learning Portfolio (including the Work-Based Learning Project) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The payment of this course fee is covered by the Government, and in some cases, your employer. This means there's no cost to you as the degree apprentice. Total tuition fees are £18,000 paid over 2 years.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a second-class honours degree (or equivalent, including professional qualifications), not necessarily in a business related subject, plus at least 3 years of work experience at a professional or managerial level. Alternatively, applicants without formal qualifications, but with a minimum of 5 years of management experience, are welcome to apply. Students may be subject to interview and/or be asked to submit a portfolio in support of their application. All students to the Degree Apprenticeship courses must have an acceptable Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics. Acceptable qualifications include GCSE with grade C/4 or above and Functional Skills with Pass - please note that we are not able to accept all kinds of Level 2 qualifications, so if you an unsure whether you have a suitable qualification please get in touch. If you do not have an acceptable qualification you may be required to take an additional assessment during the application process.