University of Essex Online

University of Essex Online

Business and Management

The programme is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of modern management concepts and techniques. Students gain confidence in strategic areas including financial decision making; leadership in practice and managing across cultures. Upon completion, we offer the opportunity for you to progress to study for a Postgraduate Diploma (awarded after 120 credits) and a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits).

Entry requirements

Academic entry route: An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification. If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.5 or equivalent.

Work experience entry route: At least five years' senior level work experience. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 6.5.

Course modules

Core modules: management: principles and practices (20 credits); marketing: principles and practices (20 credits); economics for managers (20 credits).

Assessment methods

We adopt an assignment-based approach to assessment instead of exams. Assessment is based on a combination of written coursework.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert On-line study November 2018 GBP 3,536 per Whole course (Home/EU) 8 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance Learning

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