Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management
The postgraduate diploma in Business Management provides a fast track progression to a Master’s degree such as MBA or MSC by seeking exemptions from the taught stage of such programmes. The programme is equivalent to level 7 on the national qualification framework and QCF accredited.
This programme emphasises on academic learning as well as employer knowledge and practice. It provides a fast track progression route for those who:
are currently studying professional qualifications and wish to proceed to a Master’s degree in business/management
have a related degree but wish to proceed to a Master’s level business/management qualification
are in employment, at managerial level, and wish to achieve a Master’s level qualification
UNIQUE NATURE OF THE PROGRAMME
This postgraduate level programme is unique in that it integrates the academic knowledge available within the specialised areas of Business Management, and applies this knowledge to a specific and important business group in today’s Business. The courses will focus on different types of companies as for instance high-tech ventures, start-ups and family businesses.
Furthermore, the college is currently exploring further avenues for students enrolled onto this programme so that they can be offered the opportunity to translate the knowledge developed to a practical business situation. During this fast track 9 months academic program, groups of students can opt for setting up and managing their own student projects relating to setting up businesses, or they can be linked to a small or medium-sized business or where suitable with the management team of a large corporate to gain industrial experience wherever possible.
Students will be required to successfully complete the following modules in one academic year which is normally comprised of two semesters.
|Strategic Business Management and Planning||Examination|
|Management of Financial Resources and Performance||Assignment|
|Leadership, Change and People Planning||Assignment|
|Corporate Strategy, Government and Ethics in the Global Environment||Assignment|
|Research Methods and their Application to Marketing||Assignment|
Applicants must have obtained one of the following:
A student must fulfil at least ONE of the following criteria to be allowed entry onto the programme:
Possession of ABE’s Advanced Diploma in Business Management or Business Administration*
Possession of an Advanced Diploma in another subject*
Possession of an honours degree in a related subject
Possession of a level 6 qualification from another internationally recognised awarding organisation
Five years senior management experience
PROGRESSION – AFTER THE POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA
Students have the choice to use this Advanced Diploma to do the following:
Apply for a Job – where a level 7 qualification is sufficient
Progress to the final stage of university Master’s degree – LCBMIT has an individual progression arrangement with Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), which allows our students to apply for the MBA programme at ARU.
Tuition Fee: see Fee Information section
Awarding Body: Association of Business Executives (ABE)
ABE registration fee: please visit www.abeuk.com for a full list of fees
Exam Fee (Per paper): please visit www.abeuk.com for a full list of fees
Exam Time: June and December
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