Postgraduate Certificate in Management

MQF Level 7

Postgraduate Certificate


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Price  (Non-EU)
12 months
7 Months
ECTS Credits
30 Credits (ECTS)
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Course Description

Proper, high-quality management is crucial for modern organisations to run smoothly, efficiently and effectively. This Master of Science in Management is specially designed to develop well-rounded, skilled and competent managers to lead successful businesses. It will provide you with a strong understanding of how to formulate strategies, policies and business plans.

This is a specialist programme that will build and develop your existing skills, knowledge and expertise to master’s level.

It also provides you with the opportunity to tailor the programme to reflect your particular interests or career aspirations by specialising in one of four areas: Human Resources, Project Management, Marketing or Entrepreneurship.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following:

  • a Level 6 degree;


  • a Level 5 diploma or higher diploma and 5 years’ work experience in a supervisory or managerial role.

Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 degree in a discipline related to the study programme and a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in management.

Target Audience

This course is targeted at management professionals with supervisory and/or middle management experience such as:

  • operations manager/coordinator
  • financial manager
  • supply chain manager
  • shop floor manager/supervisor
  • marketing and sales manager
  • services manager/supervisor.
  • retail managers/supervisors
  • transport managers
  • maintenance managers
  • marketing managers

The target group focuses primarily on people already employed within supervisory and managerial roles who wish to have a more thorough background in the subject in order to progress further in their careers.

Career Paths

The programme aims to prepare you for senior posts such as that of general manager, head of department or director of any organisation, both in the private and public sector.


You are required to complete all 5 compulsory modules (30 ECTS) to fulfil the requirements of this postgraduate certificate.

Structure and Assessment

This is a part-time programme and will typically take 30 months to complete. The programme comprises a total of 10 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.

The course comprises:

  • 6 lectures per module;
  • 3-hour lectures (evening);
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.

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Additional Info

Reading for the entire Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management as presented in this brochure costs €9,500.*

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible for a 70% refund of the cost through the ‘Get Qualified’ scheme.**

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in Malta at the time of applying.

**Terms and conditions apply.

*** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.

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