UniversityUniversity of Canterbury
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
University of Canterbury
The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDipBA) offers an possible pathway to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme. It consists of the core courses of the MBA programme. Students attend the same classes as MBA students, but do not enrol in elective courses or complete a consulting project.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration gives you the chance to upskill or prepare for a new career in a year and with no prior experience in the subject.
How do I plan my degree?
The structure of the Diploma is closely specified, and consists of core courses in Business Administration. You can contact the UC Business School Postgraduate Student Advisor to help plan the programme.
Subjects and courses
The PGDipBA courses look at how to lead yourself, others and change as well as a wide range of business leadership best practices from accounting to strategy and sustainability.
Master of Business Administration
Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, possible into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.
Applicants will be approved by the Programme Committee, who will take the standard of previous studies and experience into account.
You must have evidence of extensive practical, professional, or scholarly experience of an appropriate kind; students normally require at least five years’ management work experience.
Applicants must also satisfy our English language entry requirements:
Application deadline: At least 6 months before the planned start date.