The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Management is to give people who already have a degree, or extensive business experience, an opportunity to extend their knowledge in a specialised field, without having to complete a degree.
Our teaching staff have extensive business experience, combined with excellent academic backgrounds and strong links with the professions, while our programmes have a strong practical and applied focus. We know that our programmes will challenge you, but that you will feel supported by us and excited about your future once you decide to study with us. Our business staff are passionate about teaching and enjoy working with students of all ages and from different cultures.
We have strong links with local businesses and focus on creating opportunities whereby our students can obtain real world experience before they graduate.
tudents who have completed the Graduate Diploma in Management will have developed skills and knowledge in that specialist business area. The programme provides the theoretical, practical and professional skills appropriate for employment or further study in the sector. Graduates will be qualified to work in a range of management positions, and business consulting in many industries.
Every candidate for the qualification of Graduate Diploma in Management is required to follow to the satisfaction of the Board of Studies, a programme of study for a minimum period of one year. Each year of study comprises two 17-week semesters.
The overall programme of study for every candidate requires 120 credits for successful completion of the qualification.
Individual papers may have specific pre-requisites or other knowledge/skill requirements, which may be required to be satisfied by students.
In order to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Management, the student will have been credited with all required papers and electives as specified in the programme schedule.
A student completing the graduate diplomas will normally be expected to complete the one year programme (full-time equivalent) within four years.
Notwithstanding the requirements set out above, the Head of Faculty with the approval and recommendation of the Board of Studies may allow a student a longer period to complete the programme.
(Please note: students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees entitlement.)