Taught course

Business Administration

Institution
University of Birmingham · Birmingham Business School
Qualifications
GradDip

Entry requirements

A degree or diploma from an approved university, or equivalent qualification plus a minimum of three years full-time work experience after graduation.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme provides a thorough grounding in functional issues in management and is a qualification in its own right. It also empowers those who seek to gain entry to our MSc programmes, and, importantly, it is the first year of our 24-month MBA programme.

We aim to expose you to a wide range of management disciplines that develop your abilities to:

  • Synthesise diverse theoretical issues
  • Analyse complex business situations from theoretical and practical perspectives
  • Understand team dynamics
  • Build confidence in articulating and presenting solutions to a critical audience

Programme content
We employ many teaching and assessment methods on this programme that reflect the standards required by our MBA and MSc programmes. For international students, we offer continuing English language support to enhance your learning experience.

The programme offers 12 taught modules including:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Global Business and Business Policy

Students on this programme have gained employment in both private and public sector organisations, and it has launched many successful careers. It offers opportunities for higher study to those candidates whose experience, qualifications or language ability may be insufficient for direct entry to our Masters programmes.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Information for international students

International students can find details of scholarships at www.international.birmingham.ac.uk/scholarships

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,720 FT
International students
£13,860 FT

Please visit:

www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

GradDip

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations34
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation33 (12000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate enquiry service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005