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Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

July 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 5,361

Course Accredited By

AMBA

  • 8 Months
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Certificate
  • Up to 10% scholarship
If you’re seeking a way to gain essential business skills and knowledge while keeping your future study options open, our short postgraduate certificate course in business and management is a great choice.

You will begin the course with a critical introduction to the main principles and practices of contemporary management and organisational behaviour. Our optional modules allow you to create a personalised course that caters to your interests and career aspirations, with areas of study including:

  • The key concepts that underlie marketing and how to develop a strategy
  • Theories of leadership and how they apply in practice
  • Human resource management and its distinction from personnel approaches
  • Financial decision-making in the short and long term
  • Throughout your studies you will be collaborating with your fellow students and tutors through interactive discussion forums, live Q&A sessions and completing thoughtful and well-researched assignments. These will help you develop many of the key transferable skills that will take you far within the ever-changing business world.
  • After you complete your studies, you have the option to progress onto our postgraduate business pathways in management or finance.

Enrollment Cycles

  • July 2022
  • September 2022
  • October 2022
  • 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 Cert 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 Cert Business Management, you must meet the following criteria:

  • t 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 Certificate in Business Management is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:

  • Management: Principle and Practices (20 credits)
  • 40 credits of optional modules:
  • Marketing: Principles and Practices (20 credits)
  • Economics for Managers (20 credits)
  • Leadership in Practice (20 credits)
  • Financial Decision Making (20 credits)
  • Human Resource Management (10 credits)
  • Human Resource Management in Context (10 credits)
  • You can choose to continue your journey with our 120-credit PG Diploma Business Management or PG Diploma Business with Finance courses. Or you can continue your journey by progressing onto our 180-credit Master of Business Management (MBM) or MSc Business with Finance.

(Please note: If you plan to progress onto either our management or finance pathway, you must choose the appropriate modules for each pathway. Our Admissions team will be able to advise you on the appropriate choice for you.)

2021-22 Full course fee** £3,857

 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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