Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

Overview College Students 2
The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration meets the need of those wanting to gain a qualification which provides a firm grounding in business administration and a basis for further academic study.
This course 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.

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 to the organisations 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 business 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 question and to apply advanced research techniques and tools to create new literature which is justifiable and measureable.


Graduate Diploma in Business Administration learners need to complete all core units to a total of 120 credits to achieve the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.


GBA2031: Management Control (20 Credits)
GBA2032: Management of Sales Force (20 Credits)
GBA2033: Strategic Marketing Management (20 Credits)
GBA2034: Business Law (20 Credits)
GBA2040: Research Project including Research Methods (40 Credits)

  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (120 Credits)is awarded on completion of all above modules
  • AssessmentModules are typically assessed by individual assessment.
    Assessment involves investigative assignments to meet the assessment criteria detailed within each unit. Each unit contains 100% marks based on one assignment of 3000-3500 words.


Entry Requirements
Learners must fulfil the following criteria to gain admission to EBMA programme:

Advance Diploma in Business Administration OR Any equivalent qualification.


The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration provides range of knowledge and skills relating to international business, entrepreneurship, management and leadership, finance, marketing, business law, sales force management and research methods for managers. Graduate can utilise those skills to find a good and well paid job in all areas of management and administration.
Candidates that successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration will progress into University Certificate stage in Master Degree. Learners can also apply to the EBMA Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration where they can progress onto the MBA/MA/MSC degree.