University of Essex Online Under-Graduate Certificate in Business and Management
Studying for a CertHE Business and Management with University of Essex Online will prepare you for a wide range of careers as you develop knowledge of markets, customer behaviour, corporate strategy and project management.
If you are already working in your chosen field and looking to develop your career, the course includes flexible options that allow you to specialise in an area of business studies, for example marketing communications or business finance.
Once you have completed your Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management you may progress onto the Foundation degree or Bachelors degree in Business and Management.
Working professionals who have not had the opportunity to attain formal educational qualifications.
Associated career paths and benefits
If you’re looking to enhance your professional career, online study is one of the most cost-effective, convenient and flexible ways to get a degree. You can enhance both your education and career with a degree from a top UK university regardless of geographical location, work or personal commitments.
The university is 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 transferrable to the workplace.
Unlike a traditional university environment, University of Essex Online courses utilise a Virtual Learning Environment. The system is designed to track and manage the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials wherever you are.
This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. Studying is carried out entirely online and the programme of study can fit around your work and personal commitments.
You are supported throughout your business and management course by a dedicated Student Adviser and have the opportunity to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor.
- A-Levels or an equivalent qualification.
- If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.0 or equivalent is required.
- 2-3 years of relevant work experience.
A business and management certificate will equip you with a wide range of skills making you highly prized by employers in a variety of industries and professions.
Opportunities exist with employers in the private, public and voluntary sectors, not to mention the possibility of running your own business.
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University of Essex Online
University of Essex Online courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, an experienced online learning provider. The University of Essex and Kaplan Learning started working together in 2007 with the aim of combining Kaplan’s global expertise in online learning with the strong traditions of quality in UK higher education established by the University of Essex.
Stafford is a Resource Centre for UK Universities in the Middle East and Levant and was the very first provider of Distance Learning education to be established in Dubai in 1993. Stafford, has partnered with the University of Essex to provide MBA programmes in the Middle-East and also offer courses in various disciplines including Diplomas, Certificates, Masters and Doctorates.
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Last updated April 8, 2016