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Management (E-Learning) PGCert

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Computer Based Training (Cbt) (General) Learning Methods Management (General)

Course type


Course Summary

If you’re already working in a managerial, technical or professional role, then this long-established part-time postgraduate course, delivered entirely online, could be for you. This management qualification is recognised by employers in all industries and sectors and allows you to study in a way that is tailored to your needs without the need to attend lectures on campus.

The course will be directed towards the attainment, assessment and evaluation of knowledge and skills required for your personal and ongoing career development. You’ll be provided with a stimulating postgraduate business and management education, one that will involve you in developing alongside other experienced managers, professionals and technical specialists.

Learning Environment and Assessment

Within each module the online assessment methods are designed to contribute to you continuing development – providing feedback on a regular basis, identifying opportunities for improvement and providing online evaluations of your progress.

Progression Routes

The course paves the way for you to then move onto the Diploma in Management Studies (DMS), and then a master’s qualification, including (with three years’ relevant work experience) the Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Different course options

Study mode



1 year

Start date



The module aims to support the process of postgraduate learning and study by enabling students to develop their skills in postgraduate writing and research for academic work. The module will also encourage students to consider the role of learning and reflection and how this informs learning and practice in the workplace.
Management Theory and Practice (10 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fees 2020/21: Part-time: £1,125 per 20 credits (DL) (All Domiciles).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Fees 2020/21: Part-time: £1,125 per 20 credits (DL) (All Domiciles).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Admission is based on a holistic review of each candidate’s work experience and educational qualifications in order to assess their ability to benefit from the programme. Candidates must have at least 2 years of relevant and appropriate work experience. In terms of the minimum educational qualifications, an HND/C or Foundation Degree or equivalent professional body qualification is typically sought. Candidates without the above educational qualifications but with appropriate managerial, administrative, technical or professional experience will also be considered for the programme.

University information

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading modern university based in the centre of Preston. Offering innovation, world-leading research and real-world practicality to inspire their students, the University provides a high-quality experience. The University offers over 200 postgraduate courses – both taught and research – in a range of subjects. What's more, UCLan is ranked in the top 3.7% of universities in the world, while 16...more

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