Extended Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership

Start Dates

15 April 2024


Full Time: 09 Months
Part Time: 12 Months
Blended Learning: 12 Months

Study Mode

Full Time
Part Time
Blended Learning

Tuition Fee / Year

Full Time: £2950.00
Part Time: £2950.00
Blended Learning: £2950.00

The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership are designed to provide focused and specialist vocational courses with a clear work-related emphasis. The qualifications provide the knowledge, understanding and skills required to manage people and resources in a strategic way in all sizes of organisation. They are particularly suitable for learners who wish to follow a tailored programme of study that is directly related to their work in strategic management/leadership, or that is related to an aspect of employment they wish to move into in the future.

The 270 GLH Extended Diploma builds on the 135 GLH Diploma and is designed to provide a broad qualification on strategic management and leadership. It prepares learners to work as strategic managers and leaders with optional units in, for example, planning, creative and innovative management, and communication.


The Edexcel BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is a 120-credit qualification that consists of three mandatory units plus three optional units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits.

Entry Requirements

A first degree from a British University (or equivalent) or HND/BTEC award with relevant experience


This qualification offers an engaging programme for higher education and adult learners who are clear about the area of employment they wish to enter or to which they wish to progress within existing employment. It also provides a suitable qualification for those wishing to change career or move into employment in management following a career break.

The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Diploma extends the work-related focus from the Pearson BTEC Level 7 Certificate. There is potential for the qualification to prepare learners for employment in a particular vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they wish to enter a specific area of work.The 120 credit Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma is also particularly appealing for those learners wishing to progress to an MBA or other Masters degree.


These BTEC qualifications also support Continuing Professional Development (CPD), as well as enabling sideways progression to Masters Degrees, such as an MBA, or a Level 7 in Management.

Support progression to further post-graduate study.These qualifications support career progression. Learners who have completed a BTEC Level 7 Professional qualification in Strategic Management will be ready to work in the role of a strategic manager.

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