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Duration: 20-24 weeks
Credits : 120
Enrol: Anytime
Fees: £1495* + VAT for online learning
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How you’ll study
This course is studied 100% online.
Course Duration
Study this course over minimum 16 weeks.
Start dates
Start any day of the week. Onboarding happens within an hour.
Ofqual Approved
Approved by Ofqual in the UK and Globally recognised.
Comprehensive study material
Learning material includes recorded lectures, presentations, ebooks specific for each unit, case studies, articles, handouts, assignment brief.
There are no exams. Assessment via assignments on which feedback is given.
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The Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic and Management (120 credits) is designed to offer learners a broader and more comprehensive experience of strategic management. Learners are required to take all 5 core units plus any 3 optional units. Again, these optional units can all be taken from a specific pathway, where learners have particular interests. For those learners interested in fully realising their own academic interest and potential for the subject, this qualification offers the opportunity to engage with a wide range of Level 7 strategic management-related topics. The level 7 Strategic Management Diplomas is designed to enable learners to both deepen their knowledge and understanding of Strategic Management and customise it to reflect their own learning needs.

These qualifications are, therefore, designed to provide:
• maximum flexibilitywithdifferentlysizedLevel7qualificationscoveringanumberofrelevant strategic management areas and pathways reflecting a variety of learner’s needs
• opportunities for learners to develop a breadth of knowledge and understanding of subject matter related to strategic management topics and issues, but also
• core unit choice and pathways/optional units in particular specialisms that are directly related to learners’ current responsibilities or that meet a particular interest and support career development
• development of underpinning skills, personal qualities and behaviours/attitudes essential for successful performance in study and working life
• a strong base for continued learning and a desire to constantly develop as an individual, further improving knowledge, understanding and skills.


Mandatory units (5 units)
• Strategic Planning
• Finance for Strategic Managers
• Research for Strategic Development
• Organisational Behaviour
• Personal Development for leadership and Strategic Management

Optional units (4 unit)
• International Business Environment
• Development for Leadership and Strategic Management
• International Business Environment
• Developing Organisational Vision and strategic Direction
• International Finance
• Quantitative Methods
• Strategic Marketing
• International Marketing
• Corporate Communication Strategies
• Strategic Human Resource Management
• Managing Continuous Organisational Improvement

Entry Requirements

Learners must hold/meet one or more of the criteria on the list below:

• This course is designed for learners aged 19 and above.
• A certificate/ diploma in management studies or business management
• An equivalent professional qualification from a recognised institution.
• Mature students with a minimum of two years relevant work experience may be considered.
• IELTS 5.5 or equivalent qualification is preferred if English is not your native language

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Successful completion of ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and also join MBA Advanced Entry route at London Graduate School. UK Versity offers a number of progression opportunities to MBA Top-up via this route. The MBA Top-up involves a dissertation and the duration is approx 4-6 months. Learners can join Anglia Ruskin University, University of Central Lancashire, Bolton University. For more information, visit the University Progressions page on the OTHM website or call us 0161 2734745


The Diploma is issued by the ATHE – Awarding Organisation. UK Versity Online Limited (Number 889) is an accredited and approved delivery Centre for ATHE qualifications.
Qualification Pathways:
ATHE Level 7 Diploma or Extended in Strategic Management (Finance)
ATHE Level 7 Diploma or Extended in Strategic Management (Marketing)
ATHE Level 7 Diploma or Extended in Strategic Management (Managing People)
ATHE Level 7 Diploma or Extended in Strategic Management (International)

Key Facts

Awarding Body: Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE)
Course Duration: 6-9 months months
Method of study: Distance Learning / Full Time / Part Time
Qualification Level : 7

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