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Course summary

The Bournemouth University Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship (SLA) aims to develop critically informed, agile, and resourceful leaders who can successfully deal with the challenges faced in the workplace. 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


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: lectures, workshops, seminars, practical work-based activities and self-study.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • AACSB International
  • Chartered Management Institute

Entry requirements

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.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

The programme is funded by the employer, usually via the Apprenticeship Levy. The Top-Up MBA may be funded by the employer or the student.
Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship at Bournemouth University - UCAS