Leadership & Management University of Worcester


Gain a degree while you work, with this innovative, work-based learning course which forms part of the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship. The course adopts a combination of taught and work-based learning approaches which means that you will utilise your workplace and existing knowledge to obtain a degree qualification. It is open to candidates in voluntary, as well as paid, work; who are looking to obtain a qualification in leadership and management, whilst continuing in part-time or full-time employment.

You will be able to attain your Foundation degree in two to three years. You will then have the opportunity to top-up your qualification, in just one year to obtain a BA (Hons) Leadership and Management degree, if you wish.

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    2 years

Course details


You will build new knowledge and skills via a combination of 50% work-based experience, and 50% taught input. You will study in short, bite-sized blocks to fit in with work and personal commitments. The remainder of your learning will be acquired through implementing work-based initiatives, which will also enable you to make a visible difference in your organisation. You will be taught by inspirational leaders who are experienced leadership and management consultants, developers, coaches and mentors.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N202
Institution code W80
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 32 points 4 GCSEs (Grade C/4 or above) also required.

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £12,100 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.