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Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Are you looking for a career change or to develop your career? Are you considering a move into management? In today’s globally connected environment, a manager’s practice needs to be ethically based and culturally sensitive.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration provides you with the opportunity to gain the award in as little as two semesters but with the flexibility to take longer to fit around your life. You can study at your own pace and at a time which suits you, with a dedicated support team and online facilitators to help you every step of the way.

As part of this degree, you will investigate how management practice relates to wider societal, ethical and intercultural issues. You will consider the need for responsible, ethical and culturally sensitive practices in today’s global economy and the challenges this can present. The course will explore the wider external consequences of actions and decisions taken within the organisation, to develop your responsible management practice and help you climb the career ladder.

Course information

The course will also support you to clarify and develop your career goals as you progress through and encourage reflection on how your goals might be met.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration is aimed specifically at current or aspiring managers who wish to develop their career. It provides you with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills required to progress to more senior management and leadership roles. With a strong practitioner focus, personal and career development is an underlying theme running through this course.

The course draws from your current and past experience, ensuring you are constantly applying theory to practice. It aims to enhance your capabilities to understand the modern enterprise and business environment in order to think critically, deal with ambiguity, and seek solutions to complex problems. You can develop a core knowledge of business models, financial analysis, organisational behaviour, and the macro-environment in which organisations operate.

Please note that the modules listed below are the latest example of the curriculum available on this degree programme. The University reserves the right without notice to make variations to the contents and methods of delivery of courses as part of our commitment to curriculum enhancement.

The course will also support you to clarify and develop your career goals as you progress through and encourage reflection on how your goals might be met.

Career prospects

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration can help prepare those looking to advance their career by moving into management or leadership positions with businesses or those who decide to go into consultancy, whether joining a leading global firm or a more ‘niche’ business, specialising in a particular sector, management function or country.

During the course of your study, you will develop strong analytical skills, clear perspectives on strategy and strategic thinking, and highly effective communication and research skills. These are all in demand from employers in private, public, and third-sector organisations around the world.

Application deadline

09 January 2022, 08 May 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 5,850per year

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

University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 122 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    111 52%

    80th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    64th

    35
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    17th

    16

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