Postgraduate Diploma in Management
Please note: The length of this course is 18 months (three semesters). The fees outlined above (Home/EU £3,000 and Overseas £4,050) are for the first academic year only, there are additional fees to be paid for the second year.
The course is designed to promote the development of the general management skills and abilities required in a rapidly changing economic environment, both by individuals, already operating in, or those seeking to take up supervisory and managerial roles. The course will develop the skills of analysis, problem solving and proactive thinking. It will provide the underpinning knowledge and understanding required to operate effectively in a managerial role.
As the course progresses, emphasis evolves from operation to strategy and the option to take the additional top up modules to achieve the MA Management can be taken up to complete your studies beyond the diploma to master’s degree level.
Students are supported via the Virtual Learning Environment accessing their modules on the Blackboard site and availing of current journals and e-books as well as podcasts and other supporting resources. Onsite students can make appointments with librarians for specific search support or attend speaker’s evenings or study skills ribbon workshops. Each student has a personal tutor and we also provide additional support for dyslexic and disabled students.
Studying the above programmes will give opportunities to gain immediately applicable skills and managerial awareness; whilst learning about other organisations’ processes and practices from peers and case study analysis.
Students who successfully complete the programme become members of the professional body, the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) .
The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course.
Our graduates occupy a variety of roles in both multinational organisations and small and medium – size enterprises. When you graduate you will be equipped to pursue a career in specialist areas of business, including financial services, operations, human resources, sales and marketing.
Some of our graduates are employed in companies such as Accenture, Procter Gamble and Unilever as well as the NHS and local councils.
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- develop your interview and enterprise skills
- plan your career with our careers consultants
- meet employers and explore your career options at our employer fairs, careers presentations and networking events throughout the year