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The award
PG Dip

How long you will study
30 weeks

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September, January

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Management at Robert Gordon University

This course provides an excellent learning curve for aspiring managers or people who wish to enter management from a specialist professional position.

You will develop business and management skills suitable for practice at middle management level, and skills that will prepare you for higher level management. The natural development for graduates in the workplace is towards strategic leadership of their own section or function and even towards company leadership. The "real world" emphasis in this course will allow you to hit the ground running and perform more effectively as managers.

What you will study

Semester 1

  • Business Environment

  • Finance for Managers

  • Marketing

  • Managing People


Semester 2

Choice of option (A) or option (B)

  • Economics of Business (A)

  • E-Business Systems (A)

  • Research Methods (A) & (B)

  • Performance, Planning and Decision Making (A) & (B)

  • Placement Route: Business Practice (Double Module) (B)


Option (B) not currently available for January intake.

Semester 3

  • Dissertation


Entry requirements

Applicants will require a good honours degree. Those who do not possess an honours degree but have a degree or degree equivalent qualification and work experience at a suitable level within an organisation for an appropriate length of time, will be considered. Qualifications from an approved professional body will also be taken into account.

All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.

Placements and accreditations

Upon graduating from this course you will be eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Chartered Management Institute (ACMI), and work for 3 years to become a full member (MCMI).

Fees and bursaries

UK/EU Students

  • New students: entire course £8276 for academic year 2010/11


International Students

  • New students: entire course £8600 for academic year 2010/11


The above tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

If you are already a student at Robert Gordon University, you can find information on fees for academic year 2010/11 on the Student Finance web pages.

How to apply

All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online. http://www.rgu.ac.uk/applyonline/

If you prefer to apply on paper, please contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office to request that an application be posted out to you.

If you have any queries, please contact our Admissions Office:

  • Email postgraduateadmissions@rgu.ac.uk

  • Call +44 (0) 1224 262132


If you are an International Student and would like further information and application advice:

  • Complete our International Enquiries form

  • Call 0044 1224 262726

  • Email international@rgu.ac.uk

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study30 weeks
    Course startsSeptember, JanuaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study60 weeks
    Course startsSeptember, JanuaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study45 weeks
    Course startsSeptember, JanuaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study90 weeks
    Course startsSeptember, JanuaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study15 weeks
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study30 weeks
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements for this course

Contact Robert Gordon University to find course entry requirements.

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