Level 7 Qualification
6 - 11 Months
Affordable ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management
Your Fast Track to MBA
What is the Extended Strategic Management Diploma 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.
Accredited 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.
ATHE Level 7 Diploma Qualification details
Title: ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma Strategic Management
Size: 120 credits
GHL: 480 Guided Learning Hours
TQT: 1200 Total Qualification Hours
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
Modes of Study
Blended Learning, Academic year, Distance learning
Overall Grading Type
Pass, Merit, Distinction
Distance learning requires that you study completely online though our learning portal. You will receive a personalised study plan to keep you on track and you will have access to an online tutor to ask questions. Monthly and quarterly installments are also available.
In this format, you can blend self-study with classroom/Skype based tuition. The fees include 40 hours of 1-2-1 tutoring.
(at least 4 hours per unit).
In this format, students can take the programme over one academic year. The duration you take up to 480 hours in classroom at Notting Hill College premises. The one academic year is around 36 weeks of studies (20 hours per week).
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Strategic Management Diploma Structure and Units
5 Mandatory Units
Finance for Strategic Managers
Research for Strategic Development
Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management
Choose 4 Optional Units
International Business Environment
Developing Organisational Vision and Strategic Direction
Corporate Communication Strategies
Strategic Human Resources Management
Managing Continuous Organisational Improvement
Topping up to an MBA from a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management typically takes 6 to 9 months.
Students wishing to progress further with higher education are able to complete their MBA qualification at a number of UK universities upon completion of the ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma In Strategic Management. Gaining a business MBA certificate may only require 6 months of study, ensuring our course is a fast track to completing higher education in the UK.
If you are interested in this fast track to MBA degree, discuss the best course option for you by speaking to a friendly programme adviser on +44 161 470 6260
Alternatively, fill out the form to contact Notting Hill College online.
Qualification pathways are designed in the following areas which will enable learners to specialise in an area of their choice if they prefer. These pathways are:
Top up to a MBA at a UK University
Upon the completion of ATHE Level 7Extended to various, you can apply for an MBA top-up programmes at universities in the UK
To support our students, we have made presentations, e-books and assignment briefs available for reference on our learning portal. We have also provided access to a number of e-books via our electronic library. The programme handbook and assessment criteria are also provided to allow students to understand the detailed assessment criteria and the academic expectations of ATHE.
If students are interested in ordering hard-copy books, we can provide them at an additional cost. Classroom-based students can have access to our suite of books and can print out relevant pages free of charge.
Flexible Study Plans
Thanks to our study plan, students can finish their course of studies in as short as 6 months or as long as 24 months. We do, however, encourage students to submit their tasks on regular basis.
Course fees include a first resubmission for every unit at no additional cost. This means that you have the opportunity to gain valuable feedback from the assessor and amend your work to the required standard.
The ATHE programs are vocational qualifications; this means they are centred around practical and concrete ideas. Students need to provide illustrative examples throughout their assignments and should relate the learning outcomes (LO) to their work environment and professional experience.
For best practice, please divide your essays to sections which answer each specific LO. It is also recommended that you use the LO as a subtitle or heading. This will allow the assessor to navigate through your essay with ease and it will be clear to them that you have answered each LO.