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MBA Strategic Leadership (Degree Apprenticeship)

MBA Strategic Leadership (Degree Apprenticeship)

Key information
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Qualification type

Masters Degree Apprenticeship at Level 7

Subject areas

MBA Leadership Policy / Strategic Planning

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Are you a senior manager who wants to develop your knowledge and skills to MBA level or are you looking to progress into a senior management role in the future?

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 organisations. It doesn't cost you anything because the Government and your employer pay your fees.

You'll study on day release from your job. You'll 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. You’ll study with peers from other industries and immediately apply what you learn in your job.

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. You’ll accelerate your career progression and have the skills, knowledge and confidence to go into senior management and leadership positions in roles such as chief executive, general manager or finance director. You'll also have the skills and knowledge to launch your own business in the future.

On this MBA degree apprenticeship course, you'll:

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
Hone your analytical and research skills and bring together your knowledge and learning by doing an integrated strategy project
Use your Applied Learning Portfolio to demonstrate how you’re applying new knowledge and behaviours in a work-based context
Participate in a Leadership in Action Forum to assess your strengths and opportunities as a leader
Learn from industry experts while expanding your network with guest lectures and business events sponsored by the Faculty of Business and Law
Explore opportunities and hear from talent management experts at our Enterprise and Employability Week events, professional networking events and job fairs
Tap into our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, which are available 24/7 and include access to thousands of e-journals
Get access to Chartered Management Institute (CMI) materials throughout the course, including useful articles and scenarios

Career planning

You can review and refine your career plans throughout the programme with support from course tutors, and Careers and Employability staff. The course also includes a leadership development workshop.

After you leave the University, you can continue to get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability team as you advance in your career.

Careers and opportunities

When you graduate, you'll 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.

Previous MBA graduates have progressed to roles including:

chief executive
global director
general manager
programme manager
business consultant
finance director.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Financial Management - Core
Innovation, Enterprise and Entrepreneurialism - Core
Strategic Management - Core
Coaching for Leaders and Managers - Core
Applied Learning Portfolio - Core
Corporate Communications - Core
Strategic Leadership and Change - Core
Strategic People Management - Core
Strategy Development in Uncertainty - 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)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-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)

£12,227

Entry requirements

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. Applicants may be subject to interview and/or be asked to submit a portfolio in support of their application. All applicants 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.

University information

With just under 4,000 postgraduate students on campus, the University of Portsmouth is an ideal choice for postgraduate students. The University has great research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science. A massive 89% of its research in physics and 90% of its research in allied health professions was rated as either ‘World Leading’ or ‘Internationally Excellent’ by the Research Excellence Framework...more

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