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Qualification type

Graduate Certificate

Subject areas

Business Studies Preparatory Courses Study Skills

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

If you do not currently meet the entry requirements to study one of our Masters programmes, the Graduate Certificate in Business is designed to build your knowledge and skills to bridge this gap. Upon successfully completing the course and subject to specific requirements, you will be able to join one of our range of Masters programmes with a detailed understanding of how business works.

What will I study?

The Graduate Certificate in Business consists of 2 modules that will prepare you for the transition into our Masters programmes. These modules are designed to build your skills, knowledge and the confidence needed to study successfully at a postgraduate level.

You can expect to participate in highly interactive lectures and seminars to help you understand how to apply the theory into practice and we use a range of materials and case studies to support your learning throughout the course.

How will I be taught and assessed?

Throughout the course you will be expected to attend and engage in lectures, seminars and workshops, totalling an average of 10 hours per week. You will also be expected to engage in independent study involving directed and self-directed learning, around 33 hours per week.

Assessments take place through a mix of assignments, exams and a presentation.

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) is embedded throughout the course with tools such as the ‘Blackboard’ eLearning Portal and electronic reading lists that will guide your preparation for seminars and independent research.

Further study

Studying the Graduate Certificate at our London Campus is the ideal preparation for studying one of our MSc programmes.

Upon successful completion with a 50% pass rate, and subject to specific entry requirements, you can go on to study the following postgraduate degrees at our London Campus:

MA Luxury Brand Management
MA Luxury Brand Management with Advanced Practice
MSc Business with Entrepreneurship
MSc Business with Entrepreneurship with Advanced Practice
MSc Business with Financial Management
MSc Business with Financial Management with Advanced Practice
MSc Business with Human Resource Management
MSc Business with Human Resource Management with Advanced Practice
MSc Business with International Management
MSc Business with International Management with Advanced Practice
MSc Business with Marketing Management
MSc Business with Marketing Management with Advanced Practice
MSc Digital Marketing
MSc Digital Marketing with Advanced Practice
MSc Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management
MSc Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management with Advanced Practice

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module covers areas such as enhancing academic writing skills, learning styles, working in teams, developing critical thinking skills, understanding research and how to make effective use out of journal articles. All of these areas are considered in the specific context of business and management to allow students to enhance their knowledge in this area, develop their vocabulary and understand how to apply theory to practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£3,495

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£6,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A pass degree, this may also be known as an ordinary degree. If you have studied in the UK, this will be a third class degree.

University information

Northumbria University’s London campus is based right in the heart of the city, and with the University’s focus specialisation in industry-focused degrees, you’ll find yourself perfectly placed to search for work experience and internships and rub shoulder with all the right sorts of people as you think ahead to your career. Many of the business-related postgraduate degrees can be studied full time or part time in one-to-two years, to fit in...more