Awarded By

Cardiff Metropolitan University


60 ECTS / 180 UK credits.


14 – 16 Months

Study Mode

Onsite / Online

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Master of Business Administration

Extended Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership

Study online, part-time or distance learning mode from UAE (Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi), Saudi Arabia (Riyadh, Jeddah), Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja), South Africa (Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban), Rwanda, Ghana, India etc…

This course comprises of an Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership awarded by Pearson UK, leading to the advanced entry MBA programme awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

This MBA program is designed to equip you with essential modern management skills and knowledge and prepare you with an entrepreneurial spirit based on solid business practices. To face the rapid changes seen in today’s growing business setting, the program aims to provide you with analytical and decision-making capabilities. You will study tools and techniques that will assist you in the development and management of internationally competitive goods and services.

As an ambitious and driven student, you will bring your work experience to the program.

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About University

Located in a vibrant European capital city, Cardiff Metropolitan University is a thriving and modern university. Integral to the city of Cardiff for more than 150 years, CMU continues to invest in our students’ future with a focus on student employability and enhancing the student experience; providing education and training opportunities of the highest quality to students from over 140 countries worldwide.

Program Highlights

  • Dual Certification
  • Research Methods delivered by University Faculty
  • Option to study one module at University Campus in Cardiff
  • UK accredited Masters with perfect ‘work-study-life’ balance
  • Easy fee payment including installments & EMI plans
  • Option to attend convocation at UK campus

Course Modules

The MBA Advanced Entry offered by Westford in association with Cardiff Metropolitan University and PEARSON including a Postgraduate (Level-7) Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is a unique option for full-time students and working professionals to attain a well respected higher qualification. The course is tailored to meet the industry requirements and the delivery is well balanced to suit the busy schedule of a working professional.

Part -1 (Pearson): Extended Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership

  • Strategic Change Management
  • Strategic Leadership and Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management
  • Research Methods

Part -2 : MBA Advanced Entry (60 Credits)

The duration of this is six months. Upon completion of Part 1 and Part 2, learners will receive an MBA from the Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK. Additionally, they will receive 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) equivalent to 180 UK credits.

  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation
  • The “Case Study approach”, “classroom activities” and “interactive sessions” throughout the program meant that It was a truly ‘enriching experience’
    Ms. Lakshmi Raman
    Registrar | Director Administration , S P Jain School of Global Management (Dubai Campus)

Note: Total duration of the Part 1 is 6-8 months and the duration of Part 2 (MBA Advanced entry) is 6 to 8 months, Part 2 intakes are 3 times in a year.

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