Graduate Diploma in Business

Completing the Graduate Diploma in Business will allow you to progress to a postgraduate degree at Nottingham Trent University. This exciting and challenging course prepares you for studying at a UK university by providing integrated academic studies in business and management, as well as advanced level English and higher level study skills.

Subject outline

Our Graduate Business Diploma courses are extremely popular and provide students with a comprehensive, well-rounded education. The course is made up of the following elements:

  • Core modules
  • Core subject modules
  • Business (pathway) modules

English Language tuition is also provided for students on our courses who require English language help.

Core modules

These modules help to develop academic skills such as advanced research techniques, writing and analysis.

Core subject modules

These develop the student’s core knowledge of a particular field of study on our courses.

Pathway modules

Pathway modules develop the knowledge that you will need most in order to progress to your chosen postgraduate degree course.

All modules are designed to give you the best opportunity to progress to Nottingham Trent University.

Study at Nottingham Trent University

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Business course are guaranteed a place on a related postgraduate degree at the University.

Subject modules

Two and three-term core modules

  • Skills for Study 1, 2 and 3
  • Language for Study 2 and 3*
  • Research Design and Critique
  • Research Project
  • Global Corporate Marketing Strategies

Business Pathway

  • Theory and Practice of Strategic Management

Economics Pathway

  • Economics and Finance            

Three-term (Enhancement) extra modules

  • Intercultural Studies
  • Mathematics and Information Communication Technology Skills for Postgraduates
  • Personal Development Skills

*Three term students will also take Language for Study 1 and additional hours for Language Study 2 and 3.

Graduate Diploma in Business – Spring 2015

Your current
English language level
Course Enrolment start date Course length
5.5 in all skills Graduate Diploma 12 Jan 2015 2 terms
16 Feb 2015
5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any skill Graduate Diploma 05 Jan 2015 3 terms
4.5 overall with no more than one skill at only 4.0 Graduate Diploma (2T Preparatory English) 09 Feb 2015 4 terms

 

Graduate Diploma in Business – Summer 2015

Your current English language level Course Enrolment start date Course length
5.5 in all skills Graduate Diploma (0.5T Preparatory English) 18 May 2015 2 terms
5.5 in all skills Graduate Diploma (0.5T Preparatory English) 13 Jul 2015 2.5 terms
Minimum of two skills at 5.0 with a minimum of 4.5 in all skills Graduate Diploma (1T Preparatory English) 01 Jun 2015 3 terms
5.0 with no less than 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other skills Graduate Diploma (1.5T Preparatory English) 13 Jul 2015 3.5 terms
4.5 overall Graduate Diploma (2T Preparatory English) 01 Jun 2015 4 terms

* All scores are IELTS but any equivalent SELT (as shown on the UKVI SELT approved list) would be acceptable.