Join the Executive MBA programme through our Degree Apprenticeship Scheme

Our Level 7 Senior Leader Masters level Degree Apprenticeship represents a new and exciting opportunity to gain a prestigious MBA, supported by employers and funded by the Degree Apprenticeship Levy.

Students will benefit from a flexible MBA apprenticeship, designed to fit around working commitments, which is recognised by a leading industry body and underpinned by a rigorous MBA programme.

The Birmingham programme is designed for leaders with global ambitions. Projects are aligned to the sponsor organisation so that students are able to directly put into practice what they have been taught – bringing immediate benefits to both students and employers.

Full support is given to participants, their line managers and employers for all aspects of levy compliance.

CMI (the Chartered Management Institute) is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. It is the only organisation awarding Chartered Manager status, the hallmark of any professional manager, and encompasses a membership community more than 120,000 strong.

We are a Russell Group University offering a levy funded Degree Apprenticeship in the UK which means that our programmes are developed through research-informed teaching.

Degree Apprenticeship Levy Funding

Discover all the latest information on the apprenticeship levy.

Find out more about University of Birmingham Degree Apprenticeship provision here.

Guidance for Employers and Employees

The programme is fully levy-funding compliant. Talk to our Degree Apprenticeships team to understand what this might mean for you.

About CMI

CMI (the Chartered Management Institute) is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. It is the only organisation awarding Chartered Manager status, the hallmark of any professional manager, and encompasses a membership community more than 120,000 strong.

The University of Birmingham’s partnership with CMI means that all students on linked programmes will be eligible for CMI membership.

Students taking a lectureWhy choose this course?

  • Flexible and practical, you can typically complete the programme in approx. 2.5–4.5 years, although this can be extended as required
  • Modular delivery over long weekends (Friday to Monday) limits the impact of study on your work commitments
  • Additional flexibility with modules offered on campus in Birmingham, through our Online MBA or in Singapore
  • Two options for programme entry - September or March
  • Enrolment with our regular Executive MBA cohort enabling engagement with those from a variety of backgrounds
  • Fully levy-funding compliant with advice and guidance from our Degree Apprenticeships and Business Engagement team
  • Programme is fully accredited by AMBA
  • We are a Russell Group University offering a levy funded Degree Apprenticeship programme in the UK that is informed by our research
  • A bespoke online system is used to assist students and their line managers to track programme participation and progress and to develop the end point assessment portfolio of evidence

Contact us

For all enquiries relating to the Executive MBA Degree Apprenticeship please contact Mr. Sam Hickman, our Degree Apprenticeships Manager:

Tel: +44 (0)121 414 4271
Mob: +44 (0)7976230204
Email: degreeapps@contacts.bham.ac.uk

The College of Social Sciences also offers a Degree Apprenticeship in Public Management and Leadership.