International Graduate Diploma in Business and Humanities

Study a specialist Graduate Diploma leading to Postgraduate Degrees in Business & Humanities.

Designed to help prepare you for studying at UEL’s Royal Docks Business School, this one year (3-term) programme is the first step to gaining your Master’s at the University.

Throughout the programme you will better your English language skills by learning specialist academic language related to your programme and strengthen your skills in the following areas:

  • Business Language
  • Academic Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Academic Research
  • Presentation Skills
  • Poster Presentations

Our supportive teachers will work with you to identify your areas of weakness, and will work with you to help you to reach your full potential. During your studies, you will learn by attending a range of dynamic lessons which are designed to build your confidence including discussions, presentations, lectures, small group tutorials and personal tutor sessions.

UEL knows that academic success is not enough in the changing world of business, and that to become a leader, you will also need good emotional intelligence, reasoning, stress management and adaptability. All these topics will be covered as part of the Mental Wellbeing module.

On this programme you will study a range of core modules which include:

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
  • Research and Study Skills
  • Mental Wealth: Global Enterprise and Consultancy Practice
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics
  • International Relations

You will also choose one more module depending on whether or not you wish to study Business or Humanities.

Business Stream Module:

  • The Future of Business and Management

Humanities Stream Module:

  • Social and Cultural Studies

Following successful completion of this programme you will be able to progress to Postgraduate Programmes including:

  • MBA
  • International Relations
  • LLM Transitional Justice and Conflict
  • MA Refugee Studies

Key Facts for International Graduate Diploma in Business and Humanities

Start dates: January 2022
September 2022
Duration: 3-Terms
Visa type: Combined Visa (International Graduate Diploma + Master’s) (2 years total)
Cost: £14,120 (January 2022, September 2022)
Scholarships Available: Up to £1,000
Progression to the following degrees: Allows progression routes to all postgraduate Business & Humanities programmes.

  • MSc Finance and Risk
  • MSc Human Risk Management
  • MSc International Business Management
  •  MBA
  •  MBA -Digital Marketing
  • MBA -Fintech Management
  •  MBA -Project Management
  • MBA -Business Analytics
  • MBA -Supply Chain Management
  • MBA with Placement Year
  • MSc Oil and Gas Management
  • MSc Professional Accounting
  • LLM Business and Financial Law
  • LLM Energy and Natural Resources Law
  • LLM General
  • LLM Human Rights Advocacy
  • LLM International Law and Legal Practice
  • LLM Transitional Justice and Conflict
  • MSc Sports Management
  • MA Conflict, Displacement and Human Security
  • MSc International Relations
  • MSc NGO and Development Management
  • MA Refugee Studies

Minimum English Language Level:

Academic IELTS 5.5 overall (and no subtest below 5.5) or equivalent

Academic Entry Requirements:

A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3 – 5 years) with suitable grades or equivalent.

Successful completion of higher/advanced diploma in a related subject area

All students must have studies in the relevant field to continue in those degrees

Each applicant will be considered individually and assessed on their ability to succeed at this level.

Qualification Level:

University Diploma (FHEQ Level 6).
Accredited by the University of East London

Minimum Age Requirement:

18 years of age.