Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration

Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration

Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration

Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration provides a rich collaborative learning experience where learner exchange views with other participants, interact with research-active tutors and are challenged to become reflective manager. This qualification provides continuous professional development (CPD) to senior managers to evaluate their past, present and future performance. Learners will develop their management view through teamwork, group interaction, case studies, business simulation and work-based learning and reflection. Drawing on personal experience and applying their newly acquired skills and knowledge are key elements of the programme. The course equips learners to be confident, creative, and capable manager, well versed in all management and administration functions, with the flexibility to see situations from a fresh perspective. This course builds on a critical perspective that enables learners to explore their leadership styles, understand their strengths and weaknesses, and consider various approaches to change. Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration also provides its learners with realistic and appropriate career-related guidance for early 21st-century employment markets. Moreover, this qualification creates an opportunity for learners to complete their MBA degree with us.

The qualification has been created to develop and reward the business managers of today and the future and continue bringing recognition and professionalism to the management sectors. This qualification is aimed at those who are seeking middle and executive-level roles in medium or large corporations. The qualification will provide access and progression in learning within the management, leadership, and strategy vocational area and improve learners' career development opportunities, enhancing their career prospects in their chosen employment area.

The qualification scope covers the primary business functions and aims to provide a holistic study of core organisational issues that executive management would be expected to take responsibility for. The qualification provides a learning programme for those who want to develop their knowledge, skills, and understanding of organisations and how executive management can help achieve organisational and strategic objectives.

The Level 7 programme will require Learners to critically evaluate, challenge and apply a wide range of management theory, techniques and models, discipline-specific theory, practice and tools. By analysing and critiquing national and international organisations, Learners will examine how the different functions and disciplines affect the organisation’s strategy, success and way it operates.  The qualification also requires Learners to demonstrate a range of skills required for executive level management, including problem-solving and report writing. Learners will also develop their research and analytical skills. The qualification will enable learners to become independent, self-directed, with the tools and motivation to continue learning, developing and reflecting on practice throughout their careers.

Skills Development  

Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration provides key following learning benefits to students where they

  • To understand and apply the principles of strategic leadership in a business environment.
  • Review and apply the principles of business management within the industry
  • To understand and apply the principles of strategic management in a specific environment.
  • To improve learners' employability in the business world.
  • Analyse problem-solving techniques specific to business and industry
  • Select, collate, review and analyse information from a wide range of sources
  • Work independently and as part of a team.
  • Manage one’s own personal development and growth
  • Achieve the Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management in addition to the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration
  • Progress to Dissertation Stage to complete the MBA degree


Qualification Structure 

Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration consists of the following units. Each unit has 15 credits. The minimum credits are 120, and the maximum credits are 135. 

  1. International Marketing Management
  2. Organisational Development and Change
  3. Financial Management
  4. International Business Strategy
  5. Operations and Supply Chain Management
  6. Human Resource Management
  7. Research Methods for Managers
  8. Entrepreneurship and Business Development
  9. Business and Sustainability


Achieve Double Awards 

Students who will complete Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration are also eligible to get Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management, subject to the recognition of prior learning, awarding body registration and the quality assurance fees. 


Careers Prospects

Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration provides various careers and encourages learners to gain the skills, knowledge, and understanding to help them achieve their goals and aspirations. Graduates can seek Director or Senior Manager Role in the area of HR, Supply Chain, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Technology, Banking, and Health Service.


How to Apply?

There are three ways to apply for this course.

(1) Purchase the course from this link - Click Here. or

(2) Purchase the course on Monthly payment plan - Click Here or 

(2) Complete the admission application form - Click Here

Once we receive your application or purchase order, we will contact you with an offer/admission letter and instructions to complete the enrolment at Cambridge Management and Leadership School. 



  1. Study Planner

  2. MBA S1 - International Marketing Management 

    Learners will investigate underlying models, techniques and theories that underpin marketing and can contribute to strategic objectives. It will also provide learners with a critical understanding of the marketing function within complex organisations.
  3. MBA S1 - Financial Management

    The subject explores different capital structures, foreign exchange options and corporate finance, restructuring. Learners will be expected to use case study material to explore these issues and be able to manipulate financial information.
  4. MBA S1 - International Business Strategy

    This course aims to introduce learners to current debates, theories and practices in the field of International Business. It also requires learners to demonstrate professional skills that enable effective business management at the strategic level.
  5. MBA S1 - Operations and Supply Chain Management

    The aim of the programme is to provide postgraduate-level education in operations and supply chain management principles, theories and practice. This unit introduces the concepts of logistics and supply chain management. In the modern global marketplace, companies need to be efficient in relation to the movement of supplies and delivery of the final products. The unit explores issues in relation to logistics including value, managing lead time and techniques including just-in-time, and incorporating the role of technology in this process.
  6. MBA S1 - Human Resource Management

    Business organisations today face unprecedented challenges. Across virtually every area of the economy, managers are confronted with new conditions of rapid technological change, intense global competition and growing demands for social responsibility. These challenges are obliging organisations to redesign their internal structures and policies. New people management strategies are at the centre of these organisational changes. This course examines the character of these people management strategies in modern organisations.
  7. MBA S1 - Business and Sustainability

    This subject looks at contemporary trade and trade issues as they affect organisations. It examines the impact of globalisation, the internet, politics and ethics on business behaviour and business success. This unit also highlights the particular threats and opportunities presented to the business community as a result of the adoption of sustainable development priorities. This unit aims at developing the skills and knowledge of current sustainability issues in business responses.
  8. MBA S1 - Strategic Project Management for Managers

    This subject will support learners in their appreciation of project management methods, techniques and tools. It will consider human, financial and other matters in project feasibility and how people, teams and risk are factored into project initiation and delivery.
  9. MBA S1 - Research Methods for Managers

    This unit deals with principles of research including formulations of research questions, hypothesis and objectives. The unit will cover literature reviews, referencing, data collection using interviews and surveys, questionnaire design, statistical analysing using SPSS and developing statistical modules, qualitative data analysis inferences and conclusions from the analysed data. Analysis include factor analysis, regression analysis, discriminates analysis and logistic regression using SPSS.
  10. MBA S1 - Entrepreneurship and Business Development

    This unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of the theory and practice of entrepreneurship in a range of organisational context. It also encourages learners to develop a critical appreciation of current academic debates on entrepreneurship and other closely related concepts.

Comments ( 26 )

  • Lara Debs

    I am interested in the MBA stage 1, but I would like to know if the courses will be online, or in Cambridge or a mixture of both?
    Thank you

    • Thank you for your message. You can study this course entirely online. When you purchase this course, you will be given a login, support and lesson/topics breakdown to complete this qualification.

  • Alison

    Hi, I completed this qualification and very happy to get valuable support. Can I get MBA dissertation only admissions directly with you cheaper than £3500 as I already got few offers from Universities?

    • Thank you for your message. Above prices are indicative only. However, you can get admissions directly from us and then you can study with the University only a dissertation at price £3000.

  • Md.Habibur Rahman

    Note: All of your course are option to study only online mode.

    Dear Sir,

    I am Md. Habibur Rahman from Bangladesh. I want to make a MBA 1 at your university. Youth of my sixteen year Where School student life has 12 years and two certificate exam (Primary school certificate & High School Certificate) I had a Diploma in Higher Secondary Education program for two years and 4 years Professional Diploma in Business Administration, where as that time in my country was a diploma two year in government university
    But I was admitted to the private university for reading at the English medium and without a two year bachelor I had four years of professional Bachelor in Business Administration ( 124 credit )
    After that I have been working for 05 multinational company ( Philips, Samsung, HP, Novo Nordisk, Grindlays Bank ) last 16 years. And achieved many objective in my career. Like: several time I have been nominated man of the Year for my success, got the Best Manager Award for managing the team also. For this success, the company has given me many training in National and International.
    I started my professional career as an executive of one of the world’s best pharmaceutical company. I used to travel in different rural areas and had a new experience which was just trouble and pain. Then I decided to do something to develop the Daily Life Style of the poor people of my country. In my professional career, marketing and sales have done jobs in different fields, making profits from non profit making company.
    However, all the company’s responsibilities were Consumer Product Marketing the light of my real experience, I have thought of implementing my own innovative development plans for poor and deprived classes people.
    Plans are available for the non profit company and the profit making company will also be on the suites.
    I have 12 Innovation in five categories for long time, on which I want to do research in PhD after havibg Master’s. Please let me know admission details & tuition including financial aid for international student.

    Yours truly,

    Md. Habibur Rahman

  • Olaitan

    Please can I see a sample of what the MBA dissertation certificate looks like.MBA from Universidad Azteca – I’ve found the following institutions with similar names to this one, they are: Centro Universitario Azteca,Instituto Superior Azteca & Universidad Azteca de Chalco so without seeing any documents, I can’t confirm if any of the 3 are actually the institution With regards to the Master’s Degree, i would need to know the wording on the certificate.  If it’s a Maestria orTitulo de Maestro?

    • At the moment, we are offering MBA – Dissertation jointly awarded by the Open University of Switzerland + University of Dabrowa Górnicza (WSB) (State University) + Taras Shevchenko National University (Public University Ranked 430 worldwide).

  • M Fernando

    Dear Sir
    I’m prospective student i would like to know,if i will complete this qualification what is the qualification titil includes in certificat and transcript please specify with example

    • Thank you for your comment to study Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration in our website. When you complete eight modules in this course, you will be awarded 120 credits. Qualification certificates will display the qualification title – Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration while a ‘Credit Certificate’ will be issued separately which will include Unit names, level, credits and grades.

  • Bruno

    After finishing this, I can study your MBA Top Up to get joint MBA from Open University of Switzerland with University of Dąbrowa Górnicza and Taras Shevchenko National University?
    And for a joint MBA I only have to write a research-based dissertation?
    I am really interested in this, would you be so kind as to send me an email with more information, how does this joint MBA looks, course handbook, and/or something like that?
    Thank you,

  • M Fernando

    When i Payment first Installment to this Course which Processes after that payment, please explain within timelines

  • Hi,

    I am also interested in this program, I am looking to do this. Kindly assist with more information. Can I use the full title of an MBA to employers, who wish to hire me?

    • There are eight modules in this qualification and you will achieve 120 credits Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration. That is the title you will use for your employer. MBA degree is awarded by Universities mentioned at stage 2 after this diploma programme, full information in the link https://cmls-global.com/courses/mba-top-up/.

  • Jotame Turagasila

    Greetings from Fiji. just an inquiry. In the website the Level 7 PGD in Business Admin is 3000+ pounds, however, you have said in the blog above that I can purchase it for 900+ pounds online in the website. How can this be possible? the big price difference or discounted price, i mean to ask? Is the discounted price mean that there are other costs I need to bear before actually getting my level 7 Post graduate diploma above when I complete all else? appreciate your enlightenment.


  • Dipak Thapaliya

    Hi, i hold OTHM LEVEL 6 in business management. please suggest me the best way with affordable fees to complete MBA from the university that recognized by WES in canada too.


    • We have different routes for students to complete MBA. The best route at the moment is obtaining our Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership and then MBA at the dissertation stage. For more information, please contact us at info@cmls.org.uk

  • Susanne Raschke

    Dear Sir or Madam,

    I am interested in obtaining the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership. Could you inform me about the program outline, time and prices. Furthermore is it possible to continue with a MBA degree afterwards?

      • Immanuel kosta

        Hi i would like to study online level 6 diploma business administration, i am from Namibia..

  • Mandip Singh

    Dear Sir/Madam
    I have completed my Level 7 from Edexcel in 2012 in UK. Please provide any intimation pertain to accomplish MBA qualification.
    something like MBA Top UP

    • We send you an email and an exclusive discount for upcoming July & September intake. You are eligible for

      Master of Business Administration (Top Up), Anglia Ruskin University, UK – £3950.
      International Master of Business Administration (Top Up) – Buckinghamshire New University, UK – £3500

  • Just completed my- MBA – Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration thank you CMLS I found the course rewarding and stimulating, looking forward to the next stage.

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