PGD Management

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This course is designed to meet the growing demands of businesses for graduates who possess rigorously developed personal, as well as business skills. It aims to produce graduates who are ready for employment in a management role.

Start Date

September or January entry


1 year

Entry requirements

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You will become familiar with current research trends in the study of management, business and organisations, and existing views and debates in the theory and practice of management. You will also develop an understanding of businesses and other types of organisations, as well as an appreciation of the role of managerial processes in the efficiency and effectiveness of organisations.

The programme also provides an opportunity to develop competencies in management planning, organising, leading and controlling.


You will study the following modules:

Modules cover the basics of marketing, project management, accounting, and people management, amongst other key areas. This breadth gives you highly transferable skills, relevant to most work environments, which will enable you to become an effective employee or a future entrepreneur.

First Semester


C BUS 701 Research Methodology 2


C BUS 703 Principles of Management 2


C BUS 705 Principles of Accounting 2


C BUS 707 Computers in Organizations 2


C BUS 709 Fundamentals of Marketing 2


C BUS 711 Principles of Micro Economics 2


C BUS 713 Business Mathematics 2




Second Semester



Course No Course Title Credit


C BUS 702 Principles of Macro Economics 2


C BUS 704 Human Resource Management 2


C BUS 706 Principles of Finance 2


C BUS 708 Business Statistics 2


C BUS 710 Introduction to Public Administration 2


C BUS 712 Global Economic Environment 2


C BUS 714 Research Project 2



Management is not just a course you learn in class but something that we practice daily

Faiza Maitala, Course Lecturer at Nile University


Additional Information

Entry Requirements

  1. University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English & Mathematics at O-Level; and
  2. Approved Bachelor’s Degrees with at least 3rd class division;
  3. Bachelor’s Degrees at least 2ndclass division in areas not related to Administration may be considered;
  4. Higher National Diploma (HND) at upper credit level.

How will I be taught?

We offer a varied programme of teaching that includes facilitated seminars, practical workshops, web-based learning, case study analysis and traditional lectures. You will be assessed through a variety of coursework including presentations, reports and projects.

Career support

The skills you gain on a business management programme will allow you to start contributing to your employer's organisation quickly and effectively. A management qualification prepares you for a career in business, which may stretch across any sector or industry. You could go on to work in a diverse range of industries and jobs, from the civil service to large multinationals, working in anything from management and HR to advertising and marketing. We also have students who go on work in family businesses and are able to bring new insights and experiences.

Further Study

You may also be interested in:

MSc Management

PhD Management

Fees and Finance

In 2020/21 the full-time tuition fee postgraduate students on this course will be N1,200,000 (this is the total fee for the programme).


Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance please see link Fees and Finance

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