• MBA Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeship

    • Level: Master’s degree apprenticeship (level 7)
    • Course duration: agreed with employer and apprentice; between 36-60 months
    • Available start dates: March 2020, September 2020
    • Mode of Delivery: Intensive block study and online
  • Overview

    The MBA apprenticeship is an intensive and demanding course designed for the rising stars in your organisation who need to fit studying into their busy working lifestyle. The Oxford Brookes Global MBA will broaden their knowledge and encourage it to be applied in a range of situations. Delivered by an experienced team of tutors, this degree apprenticeship will prepare participants to meet the challenges of the increasingly dynamic international business environment. 
  • Who is it for?

    Organisations looking to develop aspiring and existing leaders and professionals and strengthen their strategic capabilities.

  • Learning outcomes

    • The Oxford Brookes Global MBA
    • Eligibility for CMI and ILM member status
    • Strategic leadership and management skills, knowledge and behaviours.
  • Modules and teaching overview

    The duration of the course, between 36-60 months, is agreed with the employer and apprentice during the sign-up. Apprentices study the equivalent of one day a week 'off the job' training both online and on-campus in intensive blocks and attend two residential workshops. Progress in the workplace will be monitored through regular contact between the employer, apprentice and tutors.

    Apprentices complete:

    • In-class orientation 
    • Oxford Brookes Global MBA programme - including completion of a work-based project on a strategic issue
    • A portfolio of evidence demonstrating key skills, knowledge and behaviours expected of a senior leader
    • An End Point Assessment

    Study modules

    • Market and Supply Analysis
    • Entrepreneurial Behaviours and Practices
    • Accounting and Finances for Managers
    • Developing Leadership Capability
    • Global Business Environment
    • Global Strategy for Innovation
    • Critical Approach to Business
    • Individual Consultancy Project
    • Personal and Professional development (not credited)
    • Collaborative Learning and Engagement (not credited)

    Participants will also choose two elective modules. Please note that whilst a minimum of two modules (plus two residential workshops) must be studied in class, it is possible to study the remainder of the programme online, subject to module availability.

  • Entry requirements, application process and costs

    • The cost for the Apprenticeship for 2020/2021 entry: £18,000 (drawn down from the monthly employer levy)
    • A good undergraduate degree or GPA equivalent
    • English and Maths Level 2, equivalent to GCSE A*-C or 9-4  
    • Three years' relevant managerial or professional experience, or seven years without a degree
    • Two written references (normally one academic)
    • Employers should contact the University Apprenticeship team. We'll carry out an initial assessment to ensure the apprenticeship is suitable for the candidates and meets employer's requirements. A contract and commitment statement will need to be agreed prior to signing up an apprentice.
  • End Point Assessment

    The End Point Assessment must demonstrate that the apprentice has the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of a senior leader, and consists of two distinct assessment methods:

    • Project showcase based on a work-based project, including report, presentation and questioning
    • Professional discussion based on a portfolio review.
  • The Oxford Brookes Experience

    • Oxford Brookes Business School has a long history of working with business of all sizes and sectors, developing key services, and connecting individuals and organisations to world-class expertise and research
    • Our Global MBA programme has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) which is widely recognised as the global standard for MBA programmes
    • As one of the innovators and forerunners in the provision of the distance learning MBA and blended (online and face-to-face) MBA programmes, the MBA Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeship offers a flexible programme designed for busy working professionals
    • Collaboration is a key feature of the MBA Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeship with project-based assignments, one-on-one coaching and individual personal support all geared towards helping you develop strategies to work with and lead diverse groups of people from different backgrounds.
  • Employers we partner with

    We are pleased to partner with the following employers to deliver a high-quality MBA Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeship programme.

    Abingdon & Witney College, DAF Trucks, Oxford University Hospitals, University of Oxford.

  • Contact us

    UK Partnerships and Apprenticeships

    Tel. +44 (0)1865 484933