Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management

Course Level

  • Level 7

Course Summary

The aim of the course is to provide high-quality learning opportunities through a substantial management qualification at Level 7. The course prepares the learner for progression to higher level study, or for a senior line manager role. The course helps provide the learner with appropriate business methodologies, and help develop theoretical concepts that can be applied to related businesses. The course scope also focuses on the breadth and depth of managing modern businesses in competitive environments, and useful for both generic and specific applications.

The diploma in Business Management course is designed to help the learner provide a comprehensive understanding of management studies, which can be strategically applied in organisations in order to provide greater competitive edge. A range of areas are studied, which include key aspects such as: business research, organisational behaviour, global and strategic business strategies, and marketing. By the end of the course, students will be able to understand a range of learning outcomes based on the various course units, which will collectively help students to be senior managers in organisations and improve their efficiencies.

Entry Requirments

Academic: Level 6 Diploma in  Management or relevant UK Level 6 qualification or equivalent overseas qualification as recognised by UK NARIC
Work experience and age: Mature students (over 21) with five years relevant work experience, including three years with the team leadership or managerial experience
English: If you are not from the United Kingdom or a majority English-speaking country you must provide evidence that you are competent in English language at a minimum of CEFR level B2 from a recognised English test provider.


Assessments of student works are mainly through assignments. Details of The submission of assignments are shown in the assignment briefs. The assignment briefs also provide the deadlines for which assessments must be submitted. The assignments are submitted in both hardcopies and through the e-portal. Students must also keep their works and receipts confirming the submission of assignments. So in the event of student work being lost, the student will be required to produce a copy of the work and submission receipt. If the student is unable to do so, their work will not be marked.

Intended Course Learning Outcomes:

The course  learning outcomes include the following:

  • Be able to understand and apply current theoretical and management concepts to organisations and for the purpose of improved problem solving and effectiveness.
  • Be able to provide understanding of a wide range of contemporary issues which will enable the learner to develop critical, analytical and technical skills needed for senior management positions.
  • Develop academic and research skills in business management, which are required for further study at postgraduate level and in undertaking management research studies.
  • Undertake each module unit of the course as specified in the course handbook in accordance to meeting the individual learning outcomes and assessments criteria.
  • Analyse the effects of different management approaches and strategies for the effect performance of people, resources, and the wider business operations.
  • Evaluate and demonstrate the ability of leadership and management skills for organisations.

How to Apply and Fees

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