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Business, Graduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 3 months
    Duration
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
If you do not currently meet the entry requirements to study one of the Masters programmes from Northumbria Newcastle Branch, the Graduate Certificate in Business is designed to help you gain the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to successfully transition to Masters-level study.
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Overview

Upon successfully completing the Business course from Northumbria Newcastle Branch and subject to specific requirements, you will be able to join one of our range of Masters programmes with a detailed understanding of how business works.

Key facts

  • Learn the skills to prepare yourself for postgraduate study
  • Upon successful completion (subject to progression requirements) you will be guaranteed a place on a Masters programme with Northumbria
  • Also available to study at our London Campus
  • Progress on to Masters programmes at our Newcastle or London campuses
  • Part of a select group of business schools worldwide, following accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting – the first in Europe to gain the double accreditation

What will I study?

The Graduate Certificate in Business consists of 2 modules that will prepare you for the transition into our Masters programmes. 

These modules are designed to build your skills, knowledge and the confidence needed to study successfully at a postgraduate level. One has a focus on business strategy and examines a number of case studies to apply theory to useful real-world examples. The other module develops a range of academic and analytical skills required to be able to successfully critique business journal articles and theories at masters’ level.

Accreditation

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 3 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Developing Academic Skills for Business and Management
  • Business and Management in Context

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • A pass degree, this may also be known as an ordinary degree, a degree without honours in England, in Scotland an ordinary degree is a three year degree pass. If you have studied in England, this will be a third class degree.
  • You must be over 21 years old.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    6750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6750 GBP per year and a duration of 3 months.
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Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 560 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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