The BTEC Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (EDSML) awarded by Edexcel is an internationally recognised professional business qualification and is the right choice for those wishing to become a successful business manager. It is particularly useful for those wishing to progress to an MBA or other Masters degree.
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Masters or MBA programmes
Students can progress onto a Masters programme at University with the EDSML qualification. They may only be required to take the dissertation and one or two other modules.
This level 7 qualification in strategic management and leadership has been developed to give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques needed by managers working at a strategic level.
There is a strong emphasis on practical skills development, alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding, for the chosen business sector.
To start this course you must have one of the following:
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Minimum entry requirements
You need to have completed 12 years* of schooling (with good grades) and show strong evidence of your ability to successfully complete the programme and progress onto your chosen degree.
*For countries where 11 years of schooling is comparable to this level of entry, this will be accepted.
Please see our equivalent qualifications page for specific requirements for your country.
English language requirements
IELTS score of 4.5 with 4.0 in the listening, reading and speaking components and 4.5 in the writing component.
We are still accepting applications for 2019 entry via OBC - get your application in now.
If applying directly to us, you can apply throughout the year but we recommend you apply as early as possible so you have time to arrange accommodation and visas.
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