What is a level 7 qualification?

Qualifications at RQF Level 7 reflects the competence, knowledge and practical skills that are academically comparable to Master’s Degrees, Integrated Master’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Postgraduate Certificates. 

Qualification Overview

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Management provides a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level as well as for learners who do not have business or management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior management experience in the work place.

Qualification details

Title: ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma Strategic Management Qualification 

Qualification number :603/0630/0
Size: 120 credits

GHL: 480 Guided Learning Hours

TQT: 1200 Total Qualification Hours


5 mandatory units and additional 3 to 4 optional units total

Number of credits (120)

Entry profile:

  • Age: 19 +

  • A first degree in business, management or related subject

  • A level 6 qualification, for example an ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Management

  • May also have relevant work experience

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management