University of Essex Online PG Diploma in Business and Management Helps Students Grow Professionally

The University of Essex Online Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Management offered through Stafford in the UAE helps students progress in their professional life.


Dubai, UAE -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/22/2015 -- Stafford is proud to offer the University of Essex Online Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Management, an advanced qualification that helps students gain confidence in strategic areas such as financial decision-making.

Study is carried out 100% online via a virtual learning platform that allows students to participate in discussions and view live lectures and seminars. The standard duration of the PG Diploma programme is 1 year and 4 months and consists of 5 modules which equate to a total of 120 credits at Level 7.

Upon completion of the Postgraduate Diploma, students may also choose to progress on to study for a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits).

Core modules include Management: Principles and Practices, Leadership in Practice, Economics for Managers, Financial Decision Making and Marketing Principles and Practices. Additionally, students are required to choose a combination equal to 20 credits from several module options. These include Project Management, Managing Across Cultures, Human Resource Management and Business Strategy.

To be eligible for the course, applicants generally require a Bachelors degree (or equivalent) or a relevant professional qualification. Candidates who do not have an undergraduate degree must have at least 5 years of relevant senior level work experience. If English is not a student's first language, they should be able to communicate in English at a level equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.5.

The fee for the programme is USD 8,800, with scholarships available for eligible students. Students completing the postgraduate diploma in UAE will be prepared for a future career in business and management, and will be able to demonstrate effective leadership and management skills with confidence and focus.

About Stafford
Working as a resource centre for several UK universities, Stafford offers distance learning education in UAE as well as several other countries in the Middle East. Programmes they offer include the MBA distance learning programme, a value added proposition for the students.

Contact information:
Stafford Headquarters
Tel: + 971 7 203 1204
Office: Education Free Zone,
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates,
Office No. 204B, Business Centre 4
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)
Tel: + 966 552 633 037