Taught course

Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeship - Strategic Leadership

Northumbria University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent academic or professional qualification with at least three years of work experience.

Applicants will also be required to attend an interview face-to-face, or by telephone or Skype.

Months of entry


Course content

This apprenticeship puts leaders and managers at the forefront of cutting-edge business theory and develops personal and professional capabilities as a strategic senior leader.

This innovative, flexible, work-based postgraduate course is designed for aspiring and substantive senior leaders and managers who want to make a difference. The course provides an excellent learning platform to develop skills, knowledge and competences in areas of personal and professional development, including leadership, innovation and organisational strategy. All of which are required to support students aspirations and help them successfully become one of tomorrow’s leaders.

On joining the course apprentices become an ‘Affiliate’ member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) for the full duration of the programme and have access to a range of membership support and benefits. Successful graduates will receive a dual award including a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Management and Leadership and the potential to achieve full Chartered Manager status (CMgr), subject to meeting the professional work experience requirements.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
0191 227 4453