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This programme, developed with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is open to both existing employees and newly recruited staff.

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Course content

On successful completion apprentices will be awarded the Chartered Manager (School Business Professional) Degree Apprenticeship which includes the BA (Hons) Management (School Business Professional) degree.

Apprentices will be employed full time within their schools and attend the university one day per week during term time.

They will study a combination of theoretical subjects developed by the Business School in conjunction with the Institute of Education, whilst their job role will provide practical experience in a work place environment.

Indicative modules

Level 4

  • Management and Organisations 
  • Working in Academic Settings
  • Marketing Principles and Practice
  • Personal Development Planning
  • Operations Management
  • Accounting Skills
  • Introductory Law for Managers
  • IT for Business

Level 5

  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Understanding Education Strategy
  • Consultancy Project Prep A
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • Leadership
  • Management Accounting for Control
  • Ideas, Innovation & Intrapreneurship 

Level 6

  • Applying Government Strategy in an Education Context
  • Organisational Development Techniques
  • Business Strategy
  • Consultancy Project Prep B
  • Digital outreach and communications in Schools
  • Consultancy Project
  • Corporate Responsibility and Business Ethics

International English Studies

Include International English Studies: 

Additional Costs

Include Additional Costs: 

How does the money work?

  • If a school pays the Apprenticeship Levy, the apprentice's tuition fees are paid from their Digital Account.
  • If a school does not pay the Apprenticeship Levy, the apprentice's tuition fees will be joint funded by the school and the Education & Skills Funding Agency.
  • Additional professional accreditation charges may apply.
  • The apprentice is eligible for employee benefits.
  • The apprentice is not eligible for a student loan.

Our degree apprenticeships are different

Unlike our traditional programmes, apprentices apply directly to an employer for a degree apprenticeship.

They are employed in a full time role while studying in partnership with the University of Chichester.