* Please note that this course will be offered full-time and part-time at Lancaster and part-time at the Business Interaction Centre, Paternoster Row, Carlisle.

Why study with us?

This course is designed to meet the needs of business students seeking to gain the skills and knowledge they need to analyse business problems and decisions as part of their career development.

This is our major postgraduate pathway and it provides a ladder of learning opportunities and qualifications, with several entry and exit points.

The Postgraduate Diploma   in Business Administration  will enable you to acquire  knowledge and critical awareness  of current issues within the  discipline of management studies.

Delivered at our specific business-focussed  facilities, you will study  alongside experienced and  ambitious professionals as you  come to understand your purpose,  values, motives and interests,  uncovering your talents and  potential.

Through a mix of learning  opportunities in the classroom  and drawing on your own  organisation, you can explore  what it really means to be a  strategic leader.

Combining intellectual rigour  with real-world practicality  the PgDip in Business  Administration provides the ideal  environment to help you achieve  your career aims. 

Join us to explore  the big issues that shape today’s  world of business and management.

What can this course lead to?

The Diploma is a recognised qualification for middle managers. 

Anyone completing this course will be well equipped for general management roles and have a strong base for career development. 

Successful completion of the Diploma allows entry to the part-time MBA, which requires one further year of study.

Resources and facilities

The lecturers on this programme have been practising managers themselves and have a wealth of experience in academic theory and in practical application of those theories. 

Tutors are highly skilled and dedicated and teach in refreshing, innovative and motivating ways. 

They are very supportive and understand the pressures on part-time students. 


2015/16 academic year

Home and EU students: £6,666
International students: £8,000

2016/17 academic year

Home and EU students: £6,900
International students: £8,000

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