Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF)

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, prospective students are reminded that for the academic year 2020-21, the College will be delivering under a blended learning approach until January 2021. This will be under continuous review, taking into account government guidelines.

Awarding Body: Pearson – Awarding body course specification can be found here

Duration: 12 Months

Intake: September

QCF Level: 7

Credit Value: 120 Credits Minimum

Study Mode: Full-time

Tuition Fee: £3990

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be aged 19 and above.  The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Professional Qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership has been developed to aid those wishing to follow a short study programme that is relevant to their working situation or future employment. As such, entry requirements are flexible and seek to accommodate a wide range of students.

  • A UK Bachelors degree from a recognised institution or equivalent or an HND qualification
  • Applications from mature students may be accepted where relevant work experience is evidenced, subject to an initial assessment

English Language Requirements:

  • International students must fulfil the UKVI requirements by providing a valid SELT (Secure English Language Test)
  • All students will need to demonstrate that their English Language level is equivalent to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2

Course Structure and Information: BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership (QCF) provides a specialist work-related programmes of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the management sector. This qualification offers an engaging programme for higher education and adult students who are clear about the area of management they wish to enter or progress within. The qualification also provides a suitable qualification for those wishing to change career or move into employment in management following a career break.

This course leads to a recognised professional management qualification which is accepted by several universities for direct entry into the final year of an MBA.

The units below will be studied for this programme:

Core Units Unit CreditLevel
Unit 1 – Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills107
Unit 2 – Professional Development for Strategic Managers57
Unit 3 – Strategic Change Management107
Optional UnitsUnit CreditLevel
Unit 7 – Strategic Marketing Management107
Unit 9 – Managing Corporate Responsibility in the Wider Business Environment107
Unit 10 – Strategic Human Resource Management107
Unit 11 – Strategic Quality and Systems Management107
Unit 12 – Strategic Planning157
Unit 13 – Managing Financial Principles and Techniques157
Unit 14 – Strategic Supply Chain Management and Logistics157
Unit 16 – Research Methods for Strategic Managers157

* Modules may be subject to change.

Course Assessment: Students will be assessed through the submission of assignments at the end of each Unit. Assessment is subject to internal and external verification of the units submitted. In order to achieve the full qualification, all units must be passed. Students are required to attend classes as per the timetable.

Student Support: Support will be provided throughout the course, including the allocation of personal tutors for additional advice and guidance, to help students progress and succeed on the course.