Progression Opportunity with Ulster University


ATHE is pleased to announce a newly-agreed progression route with Ulster University. Learners who have completed the ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management are now able to enrol onto a top-up MBA with Ulster.


In order to take up this opportunity, learners must have achieved the following units:

  • Personal Development for Leadership and Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Developing Organization Vision and Strategic Direction
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Human Resources Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Finance for Strategic Managers
  • International Finance
  • Research for Strategic Development

The final 90 credits of the MBA will be taken with the university in the following units:

  • Economics and the Business Environment
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Transformation
  • Operations Management
  • Business Project


Ulster University is one of Northern Ireland’s leading universities, with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement. Ulster University is grounded in the heart of the community and strives to make a lasting contribution to society as a whole. Renowned for its world-class teaching, Ulster aims to transform lives, stretch minds and develop the skills required by a growing economy. The outcomes of their research have global significance with local relevance, and contribute to the social, economic and cultural betterment of their region.

Alumni of Ulster University include Dr Alan Livingstone CBE, John Irvine, Foy Vance and Paul Clark MBE.

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