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Graduate Diploma in Business Administration - Dual Award


6 months



UK / International


Course Overview

This Graduate Diploma in Business Administration meets the need of those wanting to gain a qualification that provides a firm grounding in business administration and a basis for further academic study. This qualification focuses on the functional areas of management and administration within an organisation and how those disciplines integrate at the operational level, linking with the overall corporate strategy to achieve short-, medium- and long-term objectives.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this programme, learners will be able to,

• Develop problem-solving techniques and critical thinking skills in a business situation.

• Demonstrate an understanding of internal structure and external relationship for companies doing business at an international level.

• Demonstrate an understanding of the organisation and its management system.

• Examine the concept of entrepreneurship including behaviours, processes and skills relate to small business and enterprise.

• Manage budget and perform financial analysis of the organisation for effective decision making.

• Manage complex issues in the organisation to improve management practice.

• Perform environmental analysis for strategic marketing decision making to implement strategy.

• Develop managerial and leadership skills to manage team performance.

• Gain knowledge about the advanced economic literature and legal systems in which businesses operate.

• Understand strategic human resource techniques and tools to manage employees’ performance.

• Apply research methodologies for effective decision making.

• Develop an ability to analyse information and to identify research questions and to apply advanced research techniques and tools to create new literature that is justifiable and measurable.

Entry Requirements

Learners who possess Qualifications at Level 5 and/or;
Learners who have work experience in the business sector and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals.

Modules Covered 

  • Management Control

  • Management of Sales force

  • Strategic Marketing Management

  • Business Law

  • Research Project including Research Methods

Intake Dates

The online program is asynchronous, allowing for immediate enrollment at any time throughout the year. For UK and international students, course sessions start in February, May, August, and November

Awarding Organisation(s)

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Business Management at Telford Business School are awarded two distinct certifications:
1. Graduate Diploma in Business Management - This diploma is internally awarded by Telford Business School
2. Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Business Management - This is an Ofqual-regulated qualification awarded by Qualifi.
The dual certification process not only allows graduates to participate in Telford Business School’s graduation ceremonies but also provides the benefits of an Ofqual-regulated qualification. These benefits include broader global recognition and the opportunity for advanced entry into UK degree programs. This dual approach enhances the educational credentials of our graduates, making them highly competitive in the global job market.

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