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Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma

  • Location

    University of Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Providing a thorough grounding in functional issues in management, the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration is a qualification in its own right. It also empowers those who seek to gain entry to our MSc and MBA programmes.

This programme provides a thorough grounding in functional issues in management and is a qualification in its own right. It also empowers those who seek to gain entry to our MSc and MBA programmes.

We aim to introduce you to a wide range of management disciplines that develop your abilities to:

  • Synthesise diverse theoretical issues
  • Analyse complex business situations from theoretical and practical perspectives
  • Understand team dynamics
  • Build confidence in articulating and presenting solutions to a critical audience

Why study this course?

  • A flexible Diploma route to MBA and MSc programmes
  • An essential and recognised qualification in business
  • We are ranked number one for being targeted by the top UK employers (High Fliers Research 2021)
  • English language support is provided throughout the programme
  • Students experience a wide range of teaching and learning methods
  • The GDBA enhances employment opportunities for participants

Careers in Business

Careers in Business is a dedicated service for postgraduate Business School students. We’ll help you in all aspects of your career management, from planning your job-seeking strategies, applying for jobs, preparing for interviews and assessment centres and developing your essential employability skills. At the start of your programme you will receive an email from our team, giving details of how you can access Careers in Business Online. Please get in touch to find out how our Careers in Business team can support you.

Application deadline

31 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,020per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 122

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    147 69%

    25th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    14th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    114th

    7

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