Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Business Graduate Certificate

Are you ready to take a step up the career ladder but missing some of the essential requirements to move straight into Masters' level business study? Our pathway courses are designed for those looking for support to meet either the language or the academic subject entry requirements for postgraduate study. They bridge any gaps in your existing skills level and give you the confidence to progress onto Newcastle Business School's Masters provision. The Graduate Certificate course consists of 60 credits and is designed to support your development of academic skills for future studies at postgraduate level.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements: Minimum of a third class pass or ordinary degree from a UK university or equivalent
English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 with no single element below 5.5 or equivalent

Course modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at

Assessment methods

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Mixed mode September 2018 - 3 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus NE1 8ST North East

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