UK Level 7

Progress onto the final stages of a University MBA

A perfect choice for professionals looking for top up MBA from variety of universities

Key Features

  • Advanced entry to top up Masters/MBA
  • Can be completed in 6-9 months
  • Online and Distance Learning with tutor support
  • Ideal for working professionals

Examples of University Progression

  • University of Sunderland
  • University of Gloucestershire
  • University of Bolton
  • Ulster University


The Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management is an MBA Advanced Entry course, which provides learners with 120 credits of the 180 credits required to achieve a complete MBA. The course itself is made up of 30 interactive modules and 8 written assignments, with approximately 40 guided learning hours per module. All modules have an additional 30-50 learning hours of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises. You will also have access to tutor support, Whatsapp support, live sessions on Zoom.

After receiving your Level 7 Diploma, you are eligible to apply for an MBA top up course, either online or on campus at a range of UK Universities. The top up portion will usually consist of the final 60 credits of either a dissertation or a dissertation and one module.

Program Details

Eligibility Criteria

These qualifications provide 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.

Age: 19 +
Entry profile:

  • 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


Can be completed in 6 – 9 months

Fee Schedule 

GBP 1695

Students can make payment using one of the following methods:

  1. Credit or debit card
  2. Bank transfer
  3. Monthly instalments
  4. Western Union

Course Units

Core Units

  1. Strategic Planning
  2. Finance for Strategic Managers
  3. Research for Strategic Development
  4. Organisational Behaviour
  5. Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management

Optional Units (4 Units to chose)

  1. International Business Environment
  2. Developing Organisational Vision and Strategic Direction
  3. International Finance
  4. Quantitative Methods
  5. Strategic Marketing
  6. International Marketing
  7. Corporate Communication Strategies
  8. Strategic Human Resource Management
  9. Managing Continuous Organisational Improvement

Awarded By

This diploma is awarded by ATHE and is regulated by the Ofqual. LEXICON is accredited and approved study center for ATHE qualificaions.

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