Taught course

Business

Institution
Northumbria University · Faculty of Business and Law
Qualifications
Graduate DiplomaPGCert

Entry requirements

Minimum of a third class pass or ordinary degree from a UK university or equivalent

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

The Graduate Diploma in Business will support you in managing the transition into one of our postgraduate degrees. The programme offers both integrated English language development for business as well as subject specific modules, designed to give you a detailed understanding and knowledge of how business works.

The first 3 modules (Communicative Skills for Business in Listening and Speaking, Communicative Skills for Business in Reading and Writing and Applied Language Development) will help you to develop core English communication skills using both leading English for Academic Purposes textbooks and the type of authentic materials such as lectures and journal articles used in the later 2 modules: Business and Management in Context and Developing Academic Skills for Business and Management.

By successfully completing these modules you will gain the skills, knowledge and confidence required to study successfully on our Masters programmes.

During the course of this programme you will have access to the interventions currently offered to all undergraduate Newcastle Business School students that seek to develop a range of attitudes and attributes that will put you in a competitive position when entering the job market.

  • Part of a select group of business schools worldwide, following accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting – the first in Europe to gain the double accreditation
  • Build your English language and academic skills to gain entry onto a Masters programme
  • Choose whether to progress onto a postgraduate programmes at our London Campus, or if you wish to experience another vibrant student city, you can study a whole range of postgraduate programmes at our main campus in Newcastle.

This course is also available at the London Campus.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent)

Qualification and course duration

Graduate Diploma

full time
3 months

PGCert

full time
1.5 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
et.admissions@northumbria.ac.uk
Phone
0191 227 4453