University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

MBA Strategic Leadership (Degree Apprenticeship)

Our innovative MBA Strategic Leadership course offers middle and senior managers the opportunity to earn a globally recognised postgraduate academic qualification and the highest level of professional management award: the Level 7 'Senior Leaders' apprenticeship. Individuals who choose the MBA Strategic Leadership and Level 7 'Senior Leaders' apprenticeship pathway are awarded Chartered Management status by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) on successfully completing the 'Senior Leaders' apprenticeship. The course is also open to individuals who do not wish to follow the Level 7 degree apprenticeship pathway but wish to earn the MBA Strategic Leadership degree award. This exciting new course combines academic excellence and professional expertise to further develop your own talent and capability and the capability of the organisation you work for. **Why take this course?** You will develop your strategic leadership and managerial capabilities throughout the programme, given its strong emphasis on applied learning and implementation. It will give you the confidence, knowledge and skills to make you a more effective leader in your current role and be better prepared to take on more challenging leadership roles in the future. **Why this course matters for employers** The MBA Strategic Leadership course is a part-time (day release) course aimed at developing senior leadership capability to enable senior leaders and managers to define a clear sense of purpose and strategic intent for their organisations and business units. Course participants will develop their individual strategic leadership and managerial capability and will support the talent development of the teams and the organisations they work with. As they strengthen their own capabilities to become even more effective in their current roles, they will also prepare to take on more challenging senior positions in the future.

Assessment methods

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


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MBA Part-time day-release January 2018 - 2 Years
MBA Part-time day-release September 2018 - 2 Years
MBA Part-time day-release January 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site PO1 2UP South East

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