Senior Leader (Degree)

Leading to a MBA Senior Leadership

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Duration Full-time, 2 Years
Start date September 2020
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What is a degree apprenticeship?

A degree apprenticeship enables you to gain a degree whilst being employed. There are no tuition fees for degree apprenticeships with all costs met by your employer.

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About the programme

The MBA Senior Leadership Higher Level Apprenticeship will allow you to build on previous experience and acquire a sound theoretical background in business and management. You'll acquire more management expertise, leading to a widening of responsibilities, and learn about the sustainable issues in Business which are applicable to private, public, and third stream organisations. Students often use the MBA a stepping stone and have found other management roles at a more senior level within their organisation.

This is a 24-month full-time apprenticeship programme where students are released by their employers one day a week. The modules are all independent and scheduled over two years.

Towards the end of the programme, you'll carry out an independent project based on your professional experience and/or the industry sector you have been working in.

About the apprentice

This course would suit professional strategic leaders in the private, public or third sector and all sizes of organisation, who lead, manage and direct organisations. Specific job roles may include: Senior Leader, Section Leader, Executive, Director, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Information Officer, Senior Military Officer.

The ideal candidate will be working at least 30 hours a week, and committed to studying above their contracted hours at levels 4 and 5. They will be able to attend university one day per week, or alternatively for weekly blocks of study, supported with extensive work-based learning.

Career prospects

Students often use the MBA a stepping stone and have found other management roles at a more senior level within their organisation.

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