What will I learn?


The Certificate and Diploma in Management Studies has been developed to provide you with a critical understanding of strategic management and provide a pathway to achievement of an MBA. Study at your own pace and choose the full-time or part-time route.

You will study essential functional business elements and you will develop an understanding of the cross-functional nature of organisations and the collaborative nature of organisational decision making.

Why us?

  • Modules have been developed in consultation with employers and focus on personal development of the key managerial and leadership competencies demanded in today’s business environment
  • The course provides a pathway to the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) should you wish to take this route

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full Time (4 months)

Tuition fees
International tuition fees are betweenTo be confirmed £13,500 and £16,500 for 2021/22.
Start date

Expected October 2022


Sir Tom Cowie Campus

St Peter's,


SR6 0DD, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Most courses require a 2:1 classification or equivalent from a USA bachelor's degree or a Canadian bachelor's degree in a subject related area. Specific grade requirements will vary depending on the course chosen. Applicants with professional and vocational experience will also be considered.

For international students

We welcome applications from a range of academic and professional backgrounds. Generally, the course requirements will be a minimum score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • ONCAMPUS Sunderland

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