• Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration

About

The CertHE Business and Management course offered by University of Essex Online introduces you to a number of key and practical skills that can form the basis for ongoing career development. You’ll learn about the structure and dynamics of different types of organisations, understand different leadership and managerial approaches, become adept at analysing, evaluating and interpreting information and data and discover techniques to solve a range of business problems. You will also gain valuable insights into some key business subjects including marketing, human resource management and finance.

The CertHE Business and Management can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards a full BA (Hons) Business and Management or BA (Hons) Business and Marketing degree.

Careers

We are dedicated to improving employability amongst our graduates. Our online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.

CertHE Business and Management programme will equip you with a wide range of skills making you highly prized by employers in a variety of industries and professions.

The in-depth understanding our graduates gain in their studies has led to careers in areas as such as consultancy, human resources management, operations management, marketing, finance and accounting, as well as general management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Places available: January.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 16 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    120 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Effective Learning
  • Business and Management Skills
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Environment 
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Core Skills and Employability

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • We believe that education should be accessible for everyone, so we offer an Open Entry Route that means you do not need any previous academic qualifications to start our CertHE Business and Management course.
  • You will be allowed to start the CertHE Business and Management course and make an assessment of whether it is right for you during the first three weeks. You must pass your first assignment set during this time in order to continue with your studies.
  • If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0.
  • If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we require students to pass a free online English test.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    6160 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6160 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    6160 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6160 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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