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Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

July 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 10,722

Course Accredited By

AMBA

  • 16 Months
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Diploma
  • Up to 10% scholarship
Succeeding in business requires not only the knowledge of commercial best practices – it also demands a high level of interpersonal and professional skills. Studying online for a postgraduate diploma is an excellent way to develop both.

This focused course explores many of the key areas of business, including:

  • The main principles and practices of contemporary management and organisational behaviour
  • Financial decision-making in the short and long term
  • Micro- and macro-economics and their relevance to managerial decision-making
  • Theories of leadership and how they apply in practice
  • The key concepts that underlie marketing and how to develop a strategy
  • You can also add in optional modules to tailor your course to your career goals, with topics including project management, human resources and business strategy.
  • Once you have completed your course, you have the opportunity to advance onto a full Master of Business Management (MBM).

Enrollment Cycles

  • July 2023
  • October 2023
  • October 2023
  • We know that many people from non-traditional backgrounds would succeed on our courses! That’s why we offer two different entry routes, taking into account your prior work experience and relevant qualifications. You will also need to meet our English language requirements.
  • Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Academic entry route

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our PG Dip Business Management, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • An undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

Work experience entry route

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our PG Dip Business Management, you must meet the following criteria:

  • At least five years’ senior level work experience

English language requirements

  • As our courses are delivered in English, a high proficiency with English is required. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5. Don’t worry if you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification – we offer a free online English test to assess your proficiency.
  • You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 120 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:

  • Management: Principle and Practices (20 credits)
  • Leadership in Practice (20 credits)
  • Economics for Managers (20 credits)Financial Decision Making (20 credits)
  • Marketing: Principles and Practices (20 credits)

Two optional modules:

  • Project Management (10 credits)
  • Managing Across Cultures (10 credits)
  • Human Resource Management (10 credits)
  • Business Strategy (10 credits)
  • Upon completion of your PG Dip Business Management we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a Master of Business Management (MBM) (180 credits).

2021-22 Full course fee**: £7,714

 Full payment discount 

  • When paying for your undergraduate or postgraduate course up-front, we’ll offer you a discount of 10% for students starting their course in the 2020-21 academic year, and 5% for students starting their course in the 2021-22 academic year.

 Alumni discount

  • If you are a previous graduate with the University of Essex or University of Essex Online, we’ll award you a 10% alumni discount on your postgraduate tuition fees when you continue your studies to Masters level. This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.
  • The Alumni discount cannot be used in combination with the International scholarship. 

Scholarships 

  • International scholarship (all courses) International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses.

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