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Programme Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Studies is a Level 7, one year, full time qualification (part time options available) which allows students to select their area of specialisation. Students will need to demonstrate prior knowledge or completion of study to meet the prerequisites of the papers they wish to study.

Programme Outline

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Studies programme comprises six papers (120 credits). Four papers must be at level 7 or above, drawn from papers listed in the schedules for the Bachelor of Applied Business Studies.

  • Organisational Leadership
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • E Business
  • Services Marketing
  • Project Management (compulsory paper)
  • Industry Project (compulsory paper)
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Strategic Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing Communication
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Change Management
  • Market Research
  • Business Research
  • International Marketing
  • International Business Management

Entry Requirements

Domestic students

Degree or equivalent study/work experience

International students

Proven equivalence to domestic entry requirements and IELTS 6.0 (with no band lower than 5.5)

Some papers have prerequisites (requirements which must be met before enrolling in a paper). A student may be required to study papers in addition to those specified to meet the prerequisites.

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