Online Postgraduate Diploma in Business Strategic Management (Level 7)

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Course Overview

🏆 Take Your Career To The Next Level with a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management.

Study Anytime. Pay Monthly. 1-to-1 Tutoring. Online.

Course Level

Postgraduate Diploma

Course Duration

10 - 15 Months


Part Time

Learning Style


Monthly Fee


Take your career to the next level with a fully-online, part-time, globally recognised postgraduate diploma - designed to meet the needs of managers and to facilitate their progression to high levels within their organisation.

Apply cutting-edge business management theories, understand how top businesses operate and learn key strategies.

The Diploma provides 120 of the 160 credits required for an MBA. Upon graduating, students can choose to complete a dissertation at a U.K Partner University and transfer their credits to receive a full MBA.

Are You Right for This Course?

✔️ You are a management professional looking to rise to higher levels within your organisation. Or

✔️ You have a Bachelor's Degree and are looking to take the next step in your education. Or

✔️ You are looking to complete 120 out of the 160 credits required for an MBA. Or

✔️ You are looking to broaden your skillset in order to become a more effective manager and leader. Or

✔️ You lead a busy lifestyle and need a Diploma which allows you to study on your schedule.

Course Details

Find out what you need to join the course, how it works and how it can take your career to the next level.

  • Learning Style

    Fully Online. Study Anytime. 100% Assignment Based. 1:1 Tutoring.

    💼 Time Management: Study at Your Pace. Designed for Busy Professionals Working Full-Time.

    👩‍🏫 Full 1-to-1 Support: Private Session with Your Expert Tutor at any Time (no extra fees).

    📖 Tools For Success: Experienced Lecturers, Student Support Open Late, Student Community Hub, All Notes Included.

    🕐 Assignments: Submit Anytime with No Deadlines.

    🗓️ Exams: None.

  • Progression

    📈Following Diploma Graduation: Complete Dissertation at University and Get Your MBA

    The postgraduate diploma is accredited at Level 7. It provides 120 of the 160 RQF credits required for an MBA.

    Upon graduating with their Postgraduate Diploma, students can choose to complete a dissertation (or equivalent 40 credits) at a University to receive a full MBA.

    Examples of pathway Universities include: Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), Arden University, Leeds Trinity University (LTU) and University of Portsmouth (UoP).

  • Awards

    🎉Graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management (EQF 7)

    For more information on the qualification, see the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications here.

    This programme is globally recognised.

  • Credits

    💡 RQF and MQF Level 7: 120 UK Credits | 60 ECTS

  • Career Prospects

    🔑 Open New Doors

    Graduates have gone on to follow careers as:

    • Business operations managers;
    • Financial managers;
    • Human resources managers;
    • Management consultants;
    • Marketing managers;
    • Medical and health services manager.
  • Tuition Fees
    Monthly Fee


    Interest Rate
    Exam Fee

    We believe in clear and transparent pricing. No hidden fees.

    Currency note: fees are settled in GBP (£). Total tuition fees: £2600 or £185.7 monthly. Euro (€) price quoted above is for reference and is subject to changes in the exchange rate.

    Longer pay-monthly plans are available in certain circumstances subject to approval from the academic body.

  • Entry Requirements

    ✏️To enrol onto the programme:

    • Students must hold a Level 6 qualification or Bachelor's Degree.

    If you do not currently meet the entry requirements:

    • Elephant & Cross offers business and management programmes for all levels and a progression route into postgraduate study. Get in touch and a course advisor will guide you on next steps.

    Our course advisors are here to guide you personally about entry requirements and induction at no extra charge.

  • Modules
    1. Strategic Planning

    Core Unit

    2. Finance for Strategic Managers

    Core Unit

    3. Research for Strategic Development

    Core Unit

    4. Organisational Behaviour

    Core Unit

    5. Personal Development for Leadership and Management

    Core Unit

    6. International Business Environment

    Optional Unit (pick 3)

    7. Designing Organisational Vision and Strategic Direction

    Optional Unit (pick 3)

    8. International Finance

    Optional Unit (pick 3)

    9. Quantitative Methods

    Optional Unit (pick 3)

    10. Strategic Marketing

    Optional Unit (pick 3)

    11. International Marketing

    Optional Unit (pick 3)

    12. Corporate Communications

    Optional Unit (pick 3)

    13. HR Management

    Optional Unit (pick 3)

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