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Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a subject other than business and management. You may also be able to join the programme without a degree, subject to an interview, if you have appropriate professional qualifications or experience.

Months of entry


Course content

If you are a graduate in a subject other than business and management, this Postgraduate Diploma enables you to complement the subject skills from your first degree with the core business, management and leadership skills required by organisations in the 21st century. You will gain business environment analysis skills to support the development of strategic plans, enhance business decision making and deliver results in line with key objectives. Through expert insight into people management, organisational research and business operational management, the programme will enable you to refine your management style in preparation for leading innovative and future-thinking organisations. There is also the opportunity for further specialism in areas such as international finance, brand management, entrepreneurship or human resources. Whether you wish to embark on a career as a business-aware manager in the subject area of your first degree, or choose an alternative vocation, you will graduate with an impressive transferable skillset and a comprehensive management toolkit that will significantly enhance your employability across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for full-time study on this Postgraduate Diploma are £4,680 for UK students and £9,000 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2022/23.Tuition fees for part-time study on this Postgraduate Diploma are £39 per credit for UK students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2022/23. This is equivalent to £780 per 20 credit module.120 credits are required to complete a Postgraduate Diploma.EU/EEA and Swiss students who have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, as well as Irish nationals, may be eligible for the UK tuition fee rate.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


The programme combines several different forms of assessment to test intellectual development, vocational capability, and critical thinking. Coursework often involves both individual and group-based tasks. Case studies and problem-solving exercises are used, requiring the completion of a variety of written tasks, reports and project work.

Course contact details

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