International Year 2 in Leadership and Management

Progression to the final year at De Montfort University

International Year 2 in Leadership and Management
Progression to the final year at De Montfort University

This course provides an access to the final year of an undergraduate programme at De Montfort University. Students will study Level 5 for the duration of 6 months prior to progressing into the final year. As part of our commitment to our students, BSMI will provide students with further academic assistance in helping them with their skills to complete a bachelor's degree in a total of 18 months.

What is special about this course?

The course is designed to provide you with the final entry into an undergraduate degree at De Montfort University. This is a great opportunity for students who would like to complete their undergraduate studies in 18 months.

Studying at BSMI, you will also benefit from;

  • Direct entry into the final of an undergraduate degree at the end of 6 months at BSMI.
  • 3 academic intakes per year, which are January/February- May/June-September/October.
  • Individualized personal and academic care.
  • Frequent tutorials.
  • Guaranteed entry into De Montfort University upon successful completion of Level 5 at BSMI.

Entry Requirements

Students must have completed a relevant Level 4 Diploma in a related discipline. This course is suitable for grade 12 and above graduates. An English language level equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or above with a minimum of 5.0 in each component is recommended. However students studying a course at RQF level 3, 4 or 5 (SCQF level 6, 7 or 8 in Scotland) must ensure they are competent in English language at a minimum of B1 level on the CEFR.Students must be aged 16 or above to attend this programme.


Programme Overview 

The course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and understanding of key leadership and management practices and principles to enhance effective performance at a practical level. Students will gain a critical understanding of the nature of work organizations, their structure, leadership and management from a variety of theoretical perspectives. Students will study 4 compulsory modules, followed by six specialist units.

Four Mandatory Units:

  • Contribute to the development of a strategic plan
  • Design business processes
  • Manage strategic change
  • Provide leadership and management

Specialized Units:

  • Manage strategic marketing activities
  • Develop sales proposals
  • Manage product or service development
  • Develop and implement an operational plan
  • Manage business risk
  • Lead the development of a continuous involvement strategy


The assessment for the Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Leadership and Management is based on coursework, presentations, and assignments. The course will also include academic language tuition, weekly assessments, testing of course content, regular tutorials to assess your progress, and opportunities to discuss students’ progression.

Course Details
Start Date
24 weeks
United Kingdom
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Progression Routes

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NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management

Succesful completion of programme with a minimum grade of 60%.

  • BA(Hons) Business Administration and Management
  • BA(Hons) Business and Management
  • BA(Hons) Business Management and Human Resources Management
  • BA(Hons) Human Resource Management

Level 6(Year 3)

Programme Objectives

To create persuasive and adaptable leaders for the ever-changing digital economy

Adopt innovative approaches to key leadership skills to tackle the leadership challenges of the future

Broaden your leadership knowledge and skills to inspire and motivate individuals within your team

Graduate with a National Vocational qualification in 6 months to progress directly to the final year of an undergraduate degree

What Our Students Are Saying

I’ve been at this school for 6 months and enjoyed every day that I spent here. I would like to thank my teacher and a good friend Paul, the best selling manager Annabel and the funniest IT guy Jose. It’s been one of the most important periods of my life and I’ve gained an incredible experience here. Also thanks to all the students that I met here, especially Italians.

Borys NVQ Level 3 & General English