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Postgraduate Qualifications

Our flexible qualification structure leads from a postgraduate certificate to diploma to a Masters. You can study for a certificate, or put it towards a diploma and stop there, or carry on towards a Masters (including our triple-accredited, practice-based MBA and specialist Masters in Finance and HR Management). Whatever you decide, each award is a valuable qualification in its own right and will help to take your career to the next level.

  • Master of Business Administration

    Our flexible, practice-focused MBA is among an elite 1% worldwide to be triple accredited - a guarantee of quality. Valued by students and employers for its relevance, international reach and immediate applicability, your studies will benefit both your career and your organisation.

  • MBA (Technology Management)

    A specialist MBA programme exploring technological innovation and the challenges of technology from a strategic perspective – developing your ability to manage technological and organisational process, strategy and change to achieve excellence in fast-moving business environments.

  • MSc in Finance

    The MSc in Finance develops the specialist knowledge and skills you need for high level financial management roles - whether you are developing in your career or aspiring to enter the sector. You will develop an understanding of areas such as financial statements, corporate finance, financial strategy and governance, the working of financial markets, valuation of securities, risk management, and investment and portfolio management.

  • MSc in Human Resource Management

    Provides you with skills that are essential for a career as a modern HR practitioner, combining an in-depth understanding of HR management with a broader exploration of its organisational and management context. Designed to increase your effectiveness at a strategic level in today’s rapidly changing business environments.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration

    Provides a strong foundation in the functional areas of management and leadership, and develops your ability to analyse, synthesise and solve complex business problems. A wide choice of options enables you to adjust the curriculum to suit your professional interests. Also forms the first two stages of our MBA degree.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Finance

    Enables professional development and practice in wide-ranging roles such as investment and portfolio management, corporate finance, treasury, and consultancy – developing knowledge and skills related to ethics and corporate governance; reporting and disclosure; and financing and investment in uncertain and global business environments.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

    Deepens your understanding of HR management and strategy, while developing essential specialist skills such as interviewing, coaching, managing conflict and managing performance. Also forms the first two stages of our MSc in Human Resource Management.

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration

    Designed for professionals from a wide range of contexts and backgrounds who need to engage with the challenges of contemporary management – developing essential management skills and knowledge of management frameworks, theories and tools and learning to use them appropriately to make a real difference in practice. Also forms the first stage of our MBA degree.

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Finance

    Provides a thorough grounding in areas such as corporate finance, financial decision-making, financial reporting, governance and an introduction to Islamic finance and behavioural finance – whether you’re developing your career or aspiring to enter the sector.

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

    Enables HR professionals and those aspiring to enter the profession to address business and change management issues and work effectively at strategic level in today’s fast moving organisational contexts. Also forms the first stage of our MSc in Human Resource Management.

  • Professional Diploma in Management

    Focuses on effective, integrated management of teams, departments and projects reflecting on your own practice throughout. Ideal for aspiring middle managers or leaders in smaller organisations, this qualification also forms the first stage of our MBA degree.

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