Entry requirements

  • Students will be required to have at least three years relevant work experience before starting.
  • Preferably students will hold a degree with a 2:2 minimum classification, but experience will also be considered. Will be required to supply two references.
  • Preferably one academic and one from recent or current employment.
  • Applicants will be asked to attend an interview.

Months of entry


Course content

This PgD Business Administration will allow you to engage in part of the Suffolk Executive MBA (SEMBA) whilst also allow organisations to engage as a more cost effective CPD offering. Undertaking this qualification demonstrates determination to succeed in your chosen career and achieve your potential. With its distinctive nature the course aims to develop analytical and strategic management skills using concepts derived from a wide range of academic disciplines. With its flexible and practical nature, the PgD Business Administration is designed to fit in with existing career commitments, offering flexibility for managers and senior leaders across several different industries and sectors who are wanting to boost their career prospects whilst continuing to work.

By offering an initial 120-credit option it allows students / organisations an opportunity to have a more in-depth understanding of how the Suffolk Executive MBA will begin to enhance a participant’s ability to think critically. Whilst not being confined to which modules studied (which make up 120 credits) students are able to obtain their PgD Business Administration.

Students will be involved in live management issues through various projects and assessments, developing leadership and management skills, and undertaking both group-based and individual work. The blended approach to the PgD Business Administration teaching combines a multitude of different traditional classroom learning supported by additional forms of online learning and a Postgraduate Workshop Series. The Postgraduate Workshop Series aims to address a wide range of current management issues and offers an opportunity to discuss these themes with academics and practitioners.

Fees and funding

UK students
UK part-time tuition fee: £1,530 per 20 credits

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip(BusAdmin)
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Student Life
01473 338833