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Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)

Pathway to MBA and MA with Northampton University

The postgraduate Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is an Advanced Professional qualification which designed to provide focused and specialist practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in different specializations such as Strategic Management, Leadership, Human Resource Management and Marketing Management.

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  • Program Details

  • Course Structure

  • Awarding Body , Accreditation and Progression

  • Entry requirement

  • Key Information

  • Tuition fees and Scholarships

 Course Level

Postgraduate (Level 7)


 Successful candidates will be awarded:

Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (Edexcel BTEC Level 7 qualification).

 Program Duration

2 semester (1 year )


Egypt: (Cairo and Alexandria)

Distance learning.


Assessment of this programme will be via assignments, typically one or two assignments per unit. These assignments will vary and include a mix of formal reports, presentations and practical tasks.

 The Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (Edexcel BTEC Level 7) is a 120-credit qualification that consists of 10 Units.

Typical Units

  1. Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills
  2. Professional Development for Strategic Managers
  3. Strategic Change Management
  4. Strategic Marketing Management
  5. Strategic Quality and Systems Management
  6. Strategic Human Resource Management
  7. Strategic Planning
  8. Managing Financial Principles and Techniques
  9. Strategic Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  10. Project Development and Implementation for Strategic Managers
 Awarding Body

Edexcel (The Largest Awarding Body in the UK)


This programme is accredited by Edexcel.

Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding body which is accredited by the UK Government’s Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) .

Edexcel operates in 112 countries and every year more than four million people study it’s internationally recognised qualifications.

Edexcel BTEC qualifications are accepted by all UK Universities for direct entry with advanced standing on to their degree programmes.


 This qualification is part of BTEC Level 7 qualification accredited by Edexcel (The largest awarding body in UK) Learners are able to progress; Masters Degrees (MA) and MBAs from the most reputable Universities in UK and Worldwide such as Sunderland University, University of Northampton, Middlesex University …etc. This qualification also supports Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

  •  Candidates should hold a recognised Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline or overseas equivalent or HND qualification.

  • Candidates should have at least 1 year’s professional experience. Two suitable references, one of which should be from a current employer.

  • Very good Command of English ( prove of English language proficiency is required)

Target Audience

  The postgraduate Extended Diploma is designed for those working in business management or other sectors with a responsibility for management and leadership. You will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in the management sector.

  1.  High Quality UK University programme.
  2. Full Academic and progression support.
  3. Excellent career prospect and CMI membership.
  4. Opportunity to develop you career network.


Scholarships, Fund and Flexible payment schemes available. (click for details)

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