If you’re already working in a managerial, technical or professional role, then this long-established part-time postgraduate course, delivered entirely online, could be for you. This management qualification is recognised by employers in all industries and sectors, and allows you to study in a way that is tailored to your needs without the need to attend lectures on campus. The course will be directed towards the attainment, assessment and evaluation of knowledge and skills required for your personal and ongoing career development. You’ll be provided with a stimulating postgraduate business and management education, one that will involve you in developing alongside other experienced managers, professionals and technical specialists.
Admission is based on a holistic review of each candidate’s work experience and educational qualifications in order to assess their ability to benefit from the programme. Candidates must have at least 2 years of relevant and appropriate work experience. In terms of the minimum educational qualifications, an HND/C or Foundation Degree or equivalent professional body qualification is typically sought. Candidates without the above educational qualifications but with appropriate managerial, administrative, technical or professional experience will also be considered for the programme.
The six course modules are over three semester and will provide you with a through grounding in the following key business and management subjects:
The course is taught exclusively online, pre-recorded lectures, live webinars, tutorial support, together with online VLE. Students study 60 credits in total.
The date of the next UCLan Postgraduate Advice Event will be confirmed soon, in the meantime please contact Course Enquiries with any queries regarding postgraduate study and research.
This intensive online 12-month course offers you a range of key benefits, each of which will contribute to your development into an effective professional or manager working in a business management context:
The intention is to create an intellectually challenging course of study that will prepare you as a graduate to progress your career in the field of business and management, or for further academic study.
You can apply for many of the postgraduate UCLan courses using our Online Application System.
For a concise summary of the main features of this course, see our course specification.
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.
For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:
Part-time: £3,075 per year (UK/EU)
Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated and may be subject to increase annually in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
For 2016/17 fees please refer to our fees page.
As this programme is delivered entirely online, it gives you maximum flexibility. Each week you will watch the pre-recorded videos and contribute toward the online VLE ‘Blackboard’ discussion boards. The Library provides access to electronic information services, via the University network.
The course comprises some 60 credits worth of postgraduate studies completed part-time over three ‘semesters’. This means you can complete the Online Post Graduate Certificate in Management in one year. The course starts in January each year. As this programme is delivered online, it gives you maximum flexibility. Each week you will watch the pre-recorded videos and contribute toward the online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) ‘Blackboard’ and discussion boards.
Within each module the online assessment methods are designed to contribute to you continuing development – providing feedback on a regular basis, identifying opportunities for improvement and providing online evaluations of your progress.
The University offers a number of tuition fee reductions for eligible new postgraduate taught students: