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Diploma in Management and Leadership, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
The Diploma in Management and Leadership is designed for candidates who want to enter into more senior management and leadership positions in a wide range of organisations. It is also intended for experienced managers and/or leaders seeking a nationally/internationally recognised qualification.
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The Diploma is delivered via a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) which provides access to case studies, learning materials and activities, presentations, and web links. Online tutor support and guidance is provided throughout the course, where learners can interact with the tutors, get feedback on their progress and submit their work electronically. 

This helps you to build the relevant skills progressively, as you receive feedback and support from their tutor during this time. As the course is delivered online, this enables learners to study any time, any place through immediate access to the VLE.

Aims of the course

These are to:

  • develop a range of operational management and leadership competences required by employers of those engaged in or aspiring to managerial positions
  • enhance employment opportunities in operational management roles
  • utilise personal and teamwork competences for effective self-performance and the performance of the team and organisation
  • apply leadership skills in a range of management activities
  • respond to the environment in which the organisation operates
  • provide suitable strategic competences for future career and personal development in the performance of managerial duties
  • use strategic management and leadership skills for the long term direction of an organisation in a range of management functions
  • focus, plan and implement strategic change within an organisation
  • progress to further studies and professional qualifications in management or related disciplines
  • enable candidates to pursue an advanced level of management and leadership learning, knowledge acquisition and attainment of transferable skills
  • provide pathways to higher education programmes in Management and related subjects such as Business

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing Self-Management Skills
  • Leadership at Work
  • Plan, Lead and Implement Change
  • Managing and Working with People
  • Manage Operational Resources
  • Creating a Culture of Customer Care
  • Management and Leadership: Graded Unit 1
  • Managing People
  • Organisational Leadership and Development
  • Develop Strategic Plans
  • Strategic Change
  • Management Research
  • Marketing: An Introduction
  • Decision Making for Managers

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Different combinations of relevant National Qualifications, Vocational Qualifications and equivalent qualifications from other awarding bodies may be acceptable, as would suitable industry standard qualifications at an appropriate level.
  • Mature candidates with suitable work experience may be accepted for entry if they are likely to benefit from undertaking the qualification.

In addition, candidates should possess good communication and analytical skills, along with a desire to attain the professional and personal requirements of an operational or senior manager

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
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