Master in Diversity and Migration Management integrating Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (Italy-UK)


Master in Diversity and Migration Management integrating Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (MSML) is a collaborative integrated international programme delivered by the International Business School, Manchester, UK and the University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, Italy.

Master in Diversity and Migration Management integrating Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (MSML)

Total Credits to be completed: 150

+ 30 Credits – Certificate in Diversity and Migration Management

+ 120 Credits – Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

This programme is delivered in a hybrid format with virtual synchronous sessions and in-person sessions in Manchester

To complete the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership, students complete 8 core units (120 credits) and 2 optional units (30 credits) over 2 semesters.

Core UnitsLevelCredits
B701Migration Theory and Methods715 [7.5]
B702Managing Migration and Migration Policy715 [7.5]
702Manage Team Performance to Support Strategy715 [7.5]
704Information Management and Strategic Decision Taking715 [7.5]
705Leading a Strategic Management Project715 [7.5]
706Strategic Direction715 [7.5]
711Strategic Planning715 [7.5]
724Development as a Strategic Manager715 [7.5]
708Strategic Marketing715 [7.5]
712Human Resource Planning715 [7.5]


There are individual and group assignments for all units in this programme.


Students need to have completed at least a university degree at undergraduate level (e.g. BA, BSc, etc.) or equivalent. If the medium of instruction is not English, students need to provide evidence of English language competence (IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent). Classes are delivered in English, you will need a sufficient level of English speaking, reading and writing skills in order to be able to engage in sessions and to have the best possible experience. If you do not have a valid (within 2 years) IELTS score, please take the language test and send us your score for consideration. We may need to do an interview to verify.

Progression Options:

Students completing this programme may find work in the government and private sectors or continue their studies. They can enrol and write a dissertation at a partner British university to obtain a British Masters or MBA degree.

Do not miss the deadline of applications: 31 July. APPLY HERE

Academic Calendar

Please check the academic calendar for details. You can start this programme either in September, November, February or May.

Programme runs over two semesters. Each semester is 8 weeks long and you have to follow 20 hours of synchronous classes per week along with substantial hours of guided individual learning.

The programme includes two weeks of in-person classes. In person classes are held mostly in one of our campuses.

Tuition Fees can be inspected here

There are a limited number of partial tuition fee Scholarships available for students admitted to this programme: Tuition fee scholarships. These are open to all participants from the UK and abroad.

  • Selection criteria and scoring used:
    • Selection criteria: academic credentials (scores), highest degree completed, English language skills, (minimum bachelors degree), motivation letter
    • All the candidates must have a least a bachelors degree or equivalent.
Highest degree completed:PhD10Masters5  
Academic credentials, scores:Top 5%/100+10Top 10%8Top 25%5
English Language skills:TOEFL/IELTS scores10Other tests8Experience5
Motivation letter:Outstanding10Excellent8Good5