A flexible online training programme for busy academic managers


Select and study specialised individual modules that interest you, to build your own programme.

Diploma in Academic Management 


This is the programme for you if:

  • You are a more experienced manager with more than 5 years’ experience
  • You want to discuss issues and solutions with other managers and with a course tutor, networking within a global community
  • You want a programme that gives you a range of practical ideas as well as a theoretical grounding in the topics
  • You want to explore some of the more strategic issues related to academic management
  • You wish to undertake a final context based research project.

To gain the Diploma in Academic Management you must complete four modules from those offered, plus a final research-based Extended Assignment module (five modules in total).

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How it works

A self-study online orientation module is provided prior to the start of your first module. This orientation module lasts 3 -4 hours and has required tasks.

Each module lasts 6 weeks. A weekly workload of 4 – 6 hours per week is standard.

Modules are supervised actively by an experienced online tutor. You are required to work through each unit with your study group, and complete all tasks within the relevant week. Units are released by your tutor on a weekly basis.


  • Maintaining an active participation rate of 80% over the duration of the module
  • Submission of a 2,500 word assignment two weeks after the end of each module (3,500 word assignment for the final Extended Assignment module)

Book each module separately to suit your schedule

To complete the Diploma in Academic Management, you must complete 4 modules from the list below and the Extended Assignment module (3 weeks of course only).  Book online on the module page. 


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