Part-time, work-based undergraduate (4 years)
May, September, January
This course is delivered through blended learning: online through Canvas, our Learning Management System; work-based study; and attendance at six workshops per year in Chelmsford (or your employer's choice of venue for larger groups of students).
Gain a qualification and chartered manager status with our Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship. Study for an honours degree in management while you work, with no tuition fees.
I have been given the opportunity to gain a degree while moving into the world of work. The course is interesting, and is easy to relate to the everyday work that I do within my company. Already, I am seeing a difference in my approach to different tasks at work, using theory from the course to support my decisions and actions.
Our new Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) offers you a comprehensive course that balances business education with organisational needs and aspirations in any sector. It's an exciting personal development route for existing and aspiring managers seeking formal management qualifications, enabling you to continue to earn while learning and improve your management and leadership skills within the workplace.
With the full range of business skills, including managing people, marketing, finance, planning and strategy, leadership and sustainability, you will learn how companies operate and compete - and how, by applying these management skills, you can help them achieve their strategic ambitions. Study while you work on our blended learning degree apprenticeship course, and take your career to the next level.
Our BA (Hons) degree is ‘dual accredited’ by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), meaning that it has already been aligned and mapped to the CMI qualification. This lets you gain an additional qualification as part of your academic studies, and access to the exemption (streamlined) route to Chartered Manager. A CMDA takes four years to complete and offers you the additional benefits of CMI Affiliate Member status from the start of your course.
20% of your learning will be classed as ‘off the job’, which means that you'll be learning during normal working hours either in your place of work or outside – but not part of your normal working duties.
You will also attend six workshops per year that will cover study skills and module content.
As well as learning while you earn, the benefits of studying this course include:
The CMI are delighted to partner with ARU in the delivery of the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship. Developing future leadership capability is key to driving the growth of our economy.
Whether you're looking to progress to your first management job or you've got previous experience, this degree apprenticeship will arm you with the professional skills you need to enhance your management career.
The content and delivery of our management degree has been designed to equip you with core management skills and knowledge to make an increased contribution at work.
The work-based project gives you the opportunity to focus on topics relevant to your employer, and to make recommendations for improved business performance.
The End Point Assessment is made up of four assessment areas. You will:
You have a highly active mind and see opportunity everywhere. Now you need theory and life-changing skills to sharpen your approach to management. At the Faculty of Business & Law, you will immerse yourself in a multicultural environment where technology blends with teaching to create a dynamic and innovative learning environment. An environment to help you gain those skills.
If you don’t meet the above requirements your application will be considered on a case by case basis and may require an interview. *This is with the exception of ESFA approved Level 2 Maths and English qualifications, which are mandatory.
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