Why study a Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship (SLA) at BU?
- Access local training designed to equip individuals with a strategic mindset and build leadership capabilities.
- Develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be a successful senior leader whilst continuing your current role.
- Study in a closed cohort of students all working within the Dorset Integrated Care System
- Designed to equip individuals with a strategic mindset and build leadership capabilities
- An emphasis on responsible and inclusive business linking to the UN Sustainable Development goals.
- Opportunity to Top up to a Full Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification after course completion.
Qualifications gained upon completion: Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship | Postgraduate Diploma in Business
How the programme is delivered
This is a part-time, blended learning programme with around 22 months of on-course activities. Apprentices are required to study for 20% of their contractual hours which may include the following types of activities:
- 16 days of face-to-face lectures and workshops
- Online live seminars
- Recorded lectures
- Case studies and discussion boards
- Action learning sets
- Practical work-based activities
This programme is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
Next start date:
Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus or Talbot Campus
22 months on course activities followed by a 12-week gateway and end-point assessment (by an end-point assessment organisation)
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Entry criteria for the SLA is:
- Applicants with a first degree (or equivalent) and at least three years managerial experience or
- At least five years managerial experience for those without a first degree.
International entry requirements:
- If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in speaking, listening and reading. For more information see our full entry requirements.