Graduate Diploma in Business

Prepare for direct entry to a postgraduate degree in International Business Management and International Marketing at Newcastle University London.

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or diploma pass with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

For students intending to progress to Newcastle Law School: 3 term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent 4 term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Please note that in addition to the the UKVI IELTS, we can accept other English language qualifications. For more information contact: newcastlelondon@ncl.ac.uk.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
7 January 2019 6 September 2019 3 Terms
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£15,445

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO Students being guided by their teacher on their work

This course focuses on the increasing internationalisation of business and management practice. It looks at the ever-growing diversity of living and working across different cultures. You will learn the skills, competencies and knowledge necessary for working in a modern global business environment.

Covering a broad spectrum of subjects, you can study modules in Marketing, Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship among others – giving you the chance to develop your knowledge in numerous key business-related areas.

The degree will test and develop your fundamental business skills like problem solving, critical thinking and analysis. Preparing you to analyse various business issues and develop strategic approaches to solve them.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the International Graduate Diploma do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. You are required to obtain 120 credits to complete the programme successfully. You will also have to carry out an independent research project.

Your progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or diploma pass with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

For students intending to progress to Newcastle Law School: 3 term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent 4 term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Please note that in addition to the the UKVI IELTS, we can accept other English language qualifications. For more information contact: newcastlelondon@ncl.ac.uk.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
27 June 2019 12 June 2020 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO Students being guided by their teacher on their work

This course focuses on the increasing internationalisation of business and management practice. It looks at the ever-growing diversity of living and working across different cultures. You will learn the skills, competencies and knowledge necessary for working in a modern global business environment.

Covering a broad spectrum of subjects, you can study modules in Marketing, Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship among others – giving you the chance to develop your knowledge in numerous key business-related areas.

The degree will test and develop your fundamental business skills like problem solving, critical thinking and analysis. Preparing you to analyse various business issues and develop strategic approaches to solve them.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the International Graduate Diploma do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. You are required to obtain 120 credits to complete the programme successfully. You will also have to carry out an independent research project.

Your progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or diploma pass with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

For students intending to progress to Newcastle Law School: 3 term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent 4 term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Please note that in addition to the the UKVI IELTS, we can accept other English language qualifications. For more information contact: newcastlelondon@ncl.ac.uk.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
23 September 2019 12 June 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
6 January 2020 4 September 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO Students being guided by their teacher on their work

This course focuses on the increasing internationalisation of business and management practice. It looks at the ever-growing diversity of living and working across different cultures. You will learn the skills, competencies and knowledge necessary for working in a modern global business environment.

Covering a broad spectrum of subjects, you can study modules in Marketing, Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship among others – giving you the chance to develop your knowledge in numerous key business-related areas.

The degree will test and develop your fundamental business skills like problem solving, critical thinking and analysis. Preparing you to analyse various business issues and develop strategic approaches to solve them.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the International Graduate Diploma do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. You are required to obtain 120 credits to complete the programme successfully. You will also have to carry out an independent research project.

Your progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or diploma pass with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

For students intending to progress to Newcastle Law School: 3 term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent 4 term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Please note that in addition to the the UKVI IELTS, we can accept other English language qualifications. For more information contact: newcastlelondon@ncl.ac.uk.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
3 October 2019 4 September 2020 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO Students being guided by their teacher on their work

This course focuses on the increasing internationalisation of business and management practice. It looks at the ever-growing diversity of living and working across different cultures. You will learn the skills, competencies and knowledge necessary for working in a modern global business environment.

Covering a broad spectrum of subjects, you can study modules in Marketing, Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship among others – giving you the chance to develop your knowledge in numerous key business-related areas.

The degree will test and develop your fundamental business skills like problem solving, critical thinking and analysis. Preparing you to analyse various business issues and develop strategic approaches to solve them.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the International Graduate Diploma do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. You are required to obtain 120 credits to complete the programme successfully. You will also have to carry out an independent research project.

Your progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or diploma pass with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

For students intending to progress to Newcastle Law School: 3 term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent 4 term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Please note that in addition to the the UKVI IELTS, we can accept other English language qualifications. For more information contact: newcastlelondon@ncl.ac.uk.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
7 January 2019 6 September 2019 3 Terms
View Term dates
£15,445

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO Students being guided by their teacher on their work

This course focuses on the increasing internationalisation of business and management practice. It looks at the ever-growing diversity of living and working across different cultures. You will learn the skills, competencies and knowledge necessary for working in a modern global business environment.

Covering a broad spectrum of subjects, you can study modules in Marketing, Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship among others – giving you the chance to develop your knowledge in numerous key business-related areas.

The degree will test and develop your fundamental business skills like problem solving, critical thinking and analysis. Preparing you to analyse various business issues and develop strategic approaches to solve them.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the International Graduate Diploma do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. You are required to obtain 120 credits to complete the programme successfully. You will also have to carry out an independent research project.

Your progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or diploma pass with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

For students intending to progress to Newcastle Law School: 3 term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent 4 term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Please note that in addition to the the UKVI IELTS, we can accept other English language qualifications. For more information contact: newcastlelondon@ncl.ac.uk.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
27 June 2019 12 June 2020 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO Students being guided by their teacher on their work

This course focuses on the increasing internationalisation of business and management practice. It looks at the ever-growing diversity of living and working across different cultures. You will learn the skills, competencies and knowledge necessary for working in a modern global business environment.

Covering a broad spectrum of subjects, you can study modules in Marketing, Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship among others – giving you the chance to develop your knowledge in numerous key business-related areas.

The degree will test and develop your fundamental business skills like problem solving, critical thinking and analysis. Preparing you to analyse various business issues and develop strategic approaches to solve them.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the International Graduate Diploma do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. You are required to obtain 120 credits to complete the programme successfully. You will also have to carry out an independent research project.

Your progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or diploma pass with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

For students intending to progress to Newcastle Law School: 3 term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent 4 term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Please note that in addition to the the UKVI IELTS, we can accept other English language qualifications. For more information contact: newcastlelondon@ncl.ac.uk.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
23 September 2019 12 June 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
6 January 2020 4 September 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO Students being guided by their teacher on their work

This course focuses on the increasing internationalisation of business and management practice. It looks at the ever-growing diversity of living and working across different cultures. You will learn the skills, competencies and knowledge necessary for working in a modern global business environment.

Covering a broad spectrum of subjects, you can study modules in Marketing, Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship among others – giving you the chance to develop your knowledge in numerous key business-related areas.

The degree will test and develop your fundamental business skills like problem solving, critical thinking and analysis. Preparing you to analyse various business issues and develop strategic approaches to solve them.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the International Graduate Diploma do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. You are required to obtain 120 credits to complete the programme successfully. You will also have to carry out an independent research project.

Your progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or diploma pass with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

For students intending to progress to Newcastle Law School: 3 term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent 4 term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Please note that in addition to the the UKVI IELTS, we can accept other English language qualifications. For more information contact: newcastlelondon@ncl.ac.uk.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
3 October 2019 4 September 2020 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO Students being guided by their teacher on their work

This course focuses on the increasing internationalisation of business and management practice. It looks at the ever-growing diversity of living and working across different cultures. You will learn the skills, competencies and knowledge necessary for working in a modern global business environment.

Covering a broad spectrum of subjects, you can study modules in Marketing, Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship among others – giving you the chance to develop your knowledge in numerous key business-related areas.

The degree will test and develop your fundamental business skills like problem solving, critical thinking and analysis. Preparing you to analyse various business issues and develop strategic approaches to solve them.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the International Graduate Diploma do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. You are required to obtain 120 credits to complete the programme successfully. You will also have to carry out an independent research project.

Your progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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