OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership


The goal of the OTHM Level 7 Online Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership course is developing strategic management and leadership abilities. The OTHM Level 7 Online Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership course is also an MBA top up as well as it is equivalent to a Masters program. Managers who have the power to convert organisational strategy into efficient operational performance should take this course. This level 7 qualification in strategic management reflects current strategic management and leadership practises. It enables students to deepen and broaden their understanding of strategic leadership and management. Mature students with a background in academic studies or industry are excellent candidates for the Level 7 Online Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership. The qualification clearly places a work-related emphasis on the development of practical abilities in addition to theoretical fundamentals. In order to become an effective strategic manager, candidates must successfully complete the Level 7 Online Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership degree. Additionally, with this degree, students are able to advance in their studies for an MBA.


The Level 7 Strategic Management & Leadership Diploma will develop the Learner’s ability to:

  • Apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills;
  • Investigate issues and opportunities;
  • Develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organisational and environmental issues;
  • Use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways;
  • Make use of relevant information from different sources;
  • Develop and encourage problem-solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges;
  • Exercise judgement, own and take responsibility for decisions and actions; and
  • Develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills.
  • Study Level 7 Strategic Management at WFC College

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership

Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:
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Tuition fees and funding:
Total course cost is £10,250 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).
For UK students: you can apply for a non-means-tested government master’s loan.

Entry requirements:
2:2 honours degree and above or equivalent – from a recognised institution.
English language: IELTS Level 6.5 or above with no element below 6.0 (or equivalent).

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Entry Requirements

For entry onto the Level 7 Online Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification, learners must possess:

  • An Honours’ degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • The learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.

Module Structure

The Level 7 Online Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership consists of 4 mandatory units and 2 optional units, making a combined total of 120 credits.

Mandatory UnitsLevelCredit
Strategic Management720
Strategic Leadership720
Strategic Human Resource Management720
Advanced Business Research Methods720
Optional Units: Choose any TWO
Strategic Financial Management720
Supply Chain and Operations Management720
Entrepreneurship and Innovation720
Globalisation and Corporate Governance720
Strategic Change Management720
Strategic Marketing720

Learners are able to:

  • Access all course materials, including online modules and written assignments
  • Gain Teacher support
  • Access WFC online portal (24/7 access to our user-friendly learning portal)
  • Acquire Assignments briefing
  • Receive Excellent quality of study notes
  • Obtain Assignment marking and feedback
  • Access Free Online library.
  • Gain Fully accredited UK courses
  • Receive Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email ( Monday to Friday)
  • Gain Full support  until the completion of the course


OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 7 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competencies that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to a Master’s Degree, Integrated Master’s Degree, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Postgraduate Certificates. Study Business Courses at WFC College.


The Level 7 Online Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership degree qualifies students to advance into or within the workforce and/or to pursue further education. Because Ofqual  (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) has approved and regulated this qualification, graduates of this programme are able to move with advanced standing to an MBA Top-up programme. Visit the UUniversity Progressions page for further details.


Assessment is via assignment submission.

No Exams


Level 7 Strategic Management is accredited by OTHM an Ofqual Regulated awarding body.

If you have any questions and want to know the fees please email us or call us

Phone: +44 (0) 203 771 5653
Email: admissions@westfieldcollege.co.uk

Not sure how these qualifications translate to the UK equivalents, but this is the entry criteria we have for this programme:


Full time

Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


You’ll study 9 modules in total (approx. 37 hrs/week).

Part time option one

Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


You’ll study 6 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).

Part time option two

Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


You’ll study 4–5 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).

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