This programme is delivered by QA and awarded by University of Roehampton.

Level of study: Undergraduate

Award: BSc (Hons) Professional Management (Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship – CMDA)

Apprenticeship standard: Chartered Manager

Awarding body: University of Roehampton

Fees: This programme is fully funded by your employer through the Apprenticeship Levy

Entry requirements: A Levels or equivalent, and must be in a job role with management responsibility

English language requirements: GCSE English at Grade C

Mode of study: Part-time blended and work-based learning

Duration: 45 – 48 months + the completion of the End Point Assessment, typically 6 months

Assessment methods: Work-based projects, assignments, dissertation – and the independent End Point Assessment

Start date: October, January, April and July

Locations: London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Newcastle

This programme is suitable for any roles with management responsibility, such as:

  • Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Head of Department
  • Operations Manager

And will benefit those who are:

  • Existing managers who want to develop their skills and move into senior management and leadership roles
  • Managers developing their skills to lead digital transformation in their team
  • New hires in management roles who would benefit from a comprehensive management development programme when joining your business

There is no cost to you as a degree apprentice. Degree Apprenticeships are fully funded by the Apprenticeship Levy through your employer.

If you’re an employer, the total fee for this programme is:

  • £22,000

Travel expenses to travel to QA centres should be covered by the employer.

All textbooks are provided free of charge as e-books. Any students wishing to use paper copies will need to pay for these themselves, typically at an average cost of £40 per book.

In order to join a Degree Apprenticeship, the employer will either recruit new staff or select existing staff that are suitable for the programme. Individuals wishing to join the Degree Apprenticeship should apply for vacancies at or contact their employer.

  1. Once you have your employer’s agreement – QA will send you a link to an online application.
  2. New vacancies will be published at

Register your interest through an Expression of Interest form here.

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