Chartered Manager - Degree Apprenticeship (CMI)

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Course Overview

Advance your management career with the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) programme delivered in conjunction with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Choose from four different pathways:

  • Finance
  • Digital marketing
  • Human resources
  • Leadership

On successful completion of this degree apprenticeship programme you will have accomplished three prized qualifications:

  • Foundation Degree in Business Management, awarded by Lancaster University
  • BA (Hons) Management degree, awarded by Lancaster University
  • CMI Level 5: Leadership and Management

You will be provided with an excellent range of management and leadership skills to support your management career.

Through dual accreditation with CMI, you will stand out from other candidates and be highly sought after by employers. You will also have the opportunity to become a Chartered Manager. The key to your success is the application of theory to the workplace in every module that you study.

The programme has been designed with real industry flexibility at the heart of its design. In the first year of study you will experience a range of modules which will feature Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and Leadership. This then gives you the freedom to embark on your specialist pathway in the second and third years of study.

Entry Requirements

The employer would ordinarily assess the applicant to commence this programme. We would expect applicants to have:

A minimum of 80 UCAS points in an appropriate discipline. Applicants who are able to demonstrate substantial relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.

All applicants must be in employment for the duration of the apprenticeship.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

The teaching and learning methods are designed to deliver the programme outcomes of the foundation degree and to support you in becoming independent researcher, self-starter and lifelong learner with a high degree of employability.

A range of delivery techniques, including problem based learning, lectures, seminars, webinars, work based learning and other interactive activities are deployed on the programme. At both levels 4 and 5, you will be encouraged to conduct wider reading around your subject area to facilitate independent learning and study skills, guided and supported by staff member’s expertise and specialisms.

Contact hours on an apprenticeship are flexible depending on the employer needs, however they will be roughly 6 hours contact delivery a month and 6 hours blended delivery a week.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Terms and Conditions

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Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
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