The Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Risk Management equips learners with a comprehensive understanding of risk, fostering strategic decision-making skills. This understanding, both theoretical and practical, paves the way for progress in employment and further academic pursuits.
Entry to the Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Risk Management requires an honours degree or equivalent, management experience for mature learners, and learners must be 21 or older. Non-native English speakers must demonstrate English language competency.
The Stars College Level 7 diplomas, equivalent to master's degrees, are on the RQF. They are shorter, requiring 120 credits. To obtain a full master's degree, learners must complete a 60-credit dissertation at a university.
The Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Risk Management comprises 6 mandatory units. It requires 120 credits, 1200 hours of Total Qualification Time (TQT), and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for completion.
The study encompasses the principles of risk management, strategic risk management, and responsible leadership and governance. It delves into organisational and environmental risk, risk analysis and modelling, and advanced research methods. These components collectively provide a comprehensive understanding of risk management.
This qualification is structured for a one-year full-time study, but it also offers flexibility to accommodate part-time and distance learning. The delivery methods include face-to-face interactions such as lectures, tutorials, and seminars, as well as distance and online learning, facilitated by approved centres. This ensures a comprehensive and accessible learning experience for all students.
The qualification units are internally evaluated and externally verified by Stars College, based on the achievement of specified learning outcomes. To pass, learners must demonstrate they've met all outcomes and assessment criteria. The Assessor makes this judgement and provides an audit trail of learners' overall achievement.
The Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Risk Management aids learners in advancing their employment or further studies. Being Ofqual-regulated, it allows learners to progress to a Master's top-up at numerous universities in the UK and abroad with advanced standing.
To succeed in our qualifications, learners must demonstrate English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5. Non-native speakers who haven't completed their last two years of schooling in English must prove their proficiency at CEFR level B2 or PTE Academic 51.