Diploma in Strategic Management

The 100% online Postgraduate Diploma courses at Manhattan Studies Institute provide students an affordable pathway to earning an undergraduate or postgraduate degree from a choice of respected UK universities.

Program Structure and Cost

 The program has four levels that can be followed in fours simple steps covering alternative track studies, based on transferable credits. This path is based on alternative LEVELS of studies. More about levels of studies, click here

Step 1: This course is the first step on a training path that leads to a management of technologies or business administration career in modern society based on cloud computing.

Step 2:  The Undergraduate Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management is a 240 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate degree in Business and Management, which can either be completed at via distance/online learning. This course is made up of 10 Level 4 modules (120 credits) and 10 level 5 modules (120 credits), each level also includes 8 written assignments. If a student decides to only study at Level 4 they will receive 120 credits and can apply for an exemption from the first year of a university Degree course. More details about this step, click here

If you have a university degree, you can skip this step and go directly to Step 3.

Step 3: The Graduate Level 6, 120 credit Diploma in Business and Administrative Management is made up of 10 modules and 6 written assignments and each module consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours.While completing the online Business Diploma, students will have access to various study resources, such as tutor support and webinars, a social learning forum, and additional materials to help in the completion of their graduate business course.  More details about this step, click here.

This course will be most suited to individuals who are at least 25 years old and have 5 years managerial work experience and do not have a degree but wish to study for an MBA or Postgraduate business program. On successful completion of the course Students will be able to enroll onto our Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management or a range of other postgraduate courses.

Step 4: PMI’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is a valuable entry-level certification for project practitioners and for business administrators. Designed for those with little or no project experience, the CAPM demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology, and processes of effective project management.

The Postgraduate Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management is a 120 credit course made up of 30 interactive modules and 8 written assignments, with approximately 40 guided learning hours per module. All modules have an additional 30-50 learning hours of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises. You will also have access to 24/7 support, tutoring, and a variety of other support mechanisms. More information on how you will be assessed can be found here.

After receiving your Level 7 Diploma, you are eligible to apply for an MBA Top Up course, either online or on campus at a range of UK Universities. The top up portion will usually consist of the final 60 credits of either, a dissertation, or a dissertation and one module.


The PMI & CompTIA & Cisco curriculum helps students develop workforce readiness skills and builds a foundation for success in networking-related careers and degree programs. 

You can find detailed info on our resources site or email us office@manhattanstudies.org, subject: level 7 in Strategic Management 

Am I Eligible For This Program?
To enroll onto the Level 7 program, you must be either
a) a university graduate who is over 22 years old, or

b) a non-university graduate over 24 year old, and with at least five years of managerial experience.

Our program is structured in five sections which will enable learners to specialize in an area of their choice if they prefer. These sections are:

  • General 
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Managing People
  • International

Unendorsed Section

Students selecting the Unendorsed Section will take at least two of the five core units and two further units from the list below or from the remaining core units.


Students selecting the Finance Section will take two of the five core units and two units from the Finance Units.

Students selecting the Marketing Section will take two of the five core units and two units from the Marketing Units. 

Students selecting the Managing People Section will take two of the five core units and two units from the Managing People Units. 

 Students selecting the International Section will take two of the five core units and two units from the International Units.

The Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management is a 120 credit qualification. All students must complete the five core units totaling 75 credits. Students then select three units from the Unendorsed Section or one of other 4 Section: Finance, Marketing, Managing People, International.


*top-up requirements if you have level 6  than the admission will be online for LEVEL 7