Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Change Management


Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualifications are designed to provide focused and specialist courses, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate, with a clear work- related emphasis.

There is a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in the sector. They are particularly suitable for more mature learners who wish to follow a programme of study that is directly related to their work experience or to an aspect of employment that they wish to move into in due course.

On successful completion of these qualifications, national recognition by employers enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study in the vocational area.

Entry Requirements

This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the following:

Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Business Management or any Level 06 recognized Qualification at the same level in the UK or Overseas qualifications, has judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 6 qualification in the UK (or higher) and 3 years Senior management work experience in the reputed organization.


Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Management and Leadership qualification enables learners to progress into master’s degree Top Up programme in the relevant discipline or continue their further study at the same level or above. The students are eligible to progress to Master’s top-up at many universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing.


L/PDSML/7001 Strategic Leadership Practice 20
L/PDSML/7002 Organisational Strategic Planning 20
L/PDSML/7003 Strategic Human Resource Management 20
L/PDSML/7004 Research Methods for Business Managers 20
L/PDSML/7005 Project Development and Implementation 20
L/PDSML/7006 Strategic Marketing Management 20


This qualification is expected to be delivered minimum of 12 months for full-time study. Centres should make sure the Total Qualification Times (TQM) or National Learning Hours (NLH) are covered as per the qualification requirements. This programme is flexible and delivered face-to-face, distance learning, through lectures, tutorials, seminars.