M.Sc in Business and Management from Northumbria University with Post Graduate Diploma from Amity Online

Get Ahead Of The Curve With India’s First UGC Recognized Online PGDBM and Master's From One Of The Top Public Universities In The United Kingdom


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Key Program Highlights

  • Dual Credentials from leading universities of the UK and India- at the cost of one
  • Alumni Status from United Kingdom's elite Northumbria University
  • Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School is an eminent international business school and a former winner of the prestigious Times Higher Education's Business School of the Year award
  • Access to almost half a million print books and one million ebooks through Northumbria University's online University Library
  • Masters Degree from a university that is a member of Universities UK
  • Robust Learning Management System and Flipped Learning Model for Maximized Learning Outcomes
  • Our Regional Offices support students through every step of the student journey from application to enrolment and beyond
  • Dedicated Career Support & Virtual Job Fairs With 100+ Hiring Partners

A unique opportunity to earn a degree from one of the UK’s top ranked young universities in the Times Higher Education’s Young Universities Rankings (2021). Students will be awarded an MSc Business and Management from Northumbria University and its AACSB accredited Newcastle Business School, which is part of an elite group of business schools worldwide, along with Amity Online's PG Diploma In Business Management.

About Northumbria University

Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. With more than 34,000 students from over 140 countries, Northumbria University is one of the UK’s largest and most successful universities. Its growing global reputation for academic excellence has been reinforced after becoming the highest placed UK university in the latest Times Higher Education’s Young University world rankings.

During this course by Northumbria University, students learn from academics based at Newcastle Business School, which has a reputation for delivering first-rate business management courses. In 2014 it became the first Business School in Europe to secure double accreditation in both Business and Accounting from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) – a mark of excellence it retained in 2019 and that places it in an elite group of business schools worldwide.

Post Graduate Diploma from Amity University Online

  • Total 80 Credits
  • India's First UGC approved Online PGD | WASC Accredited
  • The PGD provides a comprehensive study of a wide range of theoretical concepts and functional areas in business management. The objective of the programme is to develop and update the management competencies of the people working in business or in any other organized activity
AFA - 6 Months PG Program Certifcate In Digital Marketing Management

Degree from Northumbria University

  • Total 80 Credits
  • Students will graduate with the same degree certificate as they would if they had studied on campus
  • Learning from academics based in our double accredited Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School, students explore a wide range of topics that will prepare them to confront the business challenges of the future and give them a commercial edge - from Digital Entrepreneurship to Business Analytics, Globalisation Innovation and Sustainability to Strategic Marketing

Best In Class Faculty From Northumbria University

Helen Rodgers - Faculty
Helen Rodgers

Programme Lead for distance learning Business and Management courses

Dr Riad Shams - Faculty
Dr Riad Shams

Lecturer at Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School

Paolo Gerli - Faculty
Paolo Gerli

Doctoral Researcher and a Member of the Digital Economy and Innovation Research Group

Why You Should Do This Dual Credentials Program

Northumbria’s consistently excellent performance in UK quality audits places it at the very top among modern universities and the University recently achieved a Silver TEF rating. With more than 30,000 students from over 130 countries, it is one of the UK largest and most successful universities

Total flexibility with Web Proctored Mode: freedom to take exams anywhere, as well as the choice to take Semester Breaks
Preferred By Hiring Managers
Get noticed by earning both a coveted PG Diploma and an International M.Sc Degree
Career Growth
With Northumbria's special Careers and Employment Service, you get closer to your dream job
World-class education from two leading universities at the cost of one

Who is this program for?

  • This program is perfect for anyone looking to gain the strategic skills needed to get ahead in business and become a responsible business leader. You could be looking to make the switch from another career, move into senior management or start your own business and become a CEO.
  • No matter what your background, this course will give you the opportunity to gain a Masters degree that will boost your educational profile and help you achieve your dream leadership role: it’s the perfect MBA alternative. And, with the opportunity to tailor all of your projects and assessments to your current role – or any future one you aspire to – you’ll be able to put your new learning into practice and stand out, even before graduation.
  • This is for you if you want to acquire the skills needed to take the next step in your career – whether that’s into senior management in your current organisation, a leadership role elsewhere or starting your own business.
  • Renowned faculty from Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School which has a global reputation for delivering some of the best business management education in the UK
  • Live doubt-solving sessions with industry experts and mentors
  • The form of assessments varies between modules – essay or a multiple-choice exam – all to be submitted online
  • Comprehensive study material for reference
  • Online coursework with quizzes, case studies, assignments and end project
  • M.Sc Modules split into multiple sessions and follow a three-stage structure: Learn, Explore and Apply


  • Be responsible for your own learning with quizzes at the end of each module.
  • Test your subject understanding and determine your readiness for program completion.


  • Assignments Regular assignments after each module to help you apply concepts and understand gaps in your knowledge.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop your business leadership competencies, and your wider professional and personal skills, so you can make your mark in your organisation and beyond.
  • Even before graduation, you’ll be able to put your new skills and knowledge into practice and make a difference to your career.
  • Support to apply the theories you learn to real-world situations and tailor your projects and assessments, including your final Masters level thesis, to your current role.
  • By the time you finish the course, you’ll be equipped with a range of key employability skills, such as critical self-awareness, business analysis, change management and Masters level research skills. You’ll also have the societal awareness, emotional intelligence and knowledge to transform organisations for the better - key traits that set great leaders apart.

Course Curriculum

Semester I

Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Management from Amity University Online

  • Business Research Methods
  • Marketing Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Statistics for Managers
  • Human Resource Management
  • Professional Communication
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Legal Aspects for Business
  • Minor Project
Semester II

Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Management from Amity University Online

  • E-business and Trade
  • Service Operations Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Conflict Resolution and Management
  • International Business and Practise
  • Major Projects
Semester III

M.Sc in Business and Management from Northumbria University

  • Leadership for Responsible Change

    This 10 week module critically explores managing and leading positive and responsible change within work organisations.

  • Digital Entrepreneurship

    This 10 week module aims to provide the knowledge and skills regarding the application of digital technologies in support of entrepreneurial activities, across the different stages of the entrepreneurial process.

Semester IV

M.Sc in Business and Management from Northumbria University

  • Research Study

    In this 20 week module students will design and implement a substantive 10,000 word research-based investigation in order to address a self-selected, authentic work based or professional/practice related problem. They will be allocated a research supervisor who will support them through their period of study.

*Note: The students who successfully complete Sem I and II of Amity Online PG Diploma in Business Management will automatically progress to MSc Business and Management (DL) programme. These students will have to complete additional documentation formalities with Northumbria University for progression.

Amity Online Faculty You Will Be Taught By

Learn from world class faculty having years of experience

Prof. Alice Ghimisian

  • MSc Public Relations and Corporate Communication- NYU | Working as Visiting Professor at DeVry University | Skilled as PR-CC Independent Consultant, Rich experience in Corporate Reputation Management,Corporate Brand Research and Development | Visiting Faculty at Amity University Online.

Asst. Prof. Tristan Casey

  • PhD Organizational Psychology- University of Queensland | Working as Lecturer at Safety Science Innovation Lab, Griffith University |Rich experience as Senior Research Scientist and Principal Advisor & Co- Founder at The Cultural Effect | Visiting Faculty at Amity University Online.

Prof. Ronald C Darnell

  • PhD Organization Management- IT Management, Capella University | Working as Professor and Program Coordinator-Amberton University– Erstwhile, Visiting Professor– DeVry University, Professor Parker University | Principal Consultant & Agile Coach- Vizient, Inc. | Visiting Faculty at Amity University Online.

Asst. Prof. Ruchi Jain

  • PhD Marketing- MJPR University, Bareilly | Working as Assistant Professor at Amity University | Stellar career with 16 years of research and academic experience with expertise in teaching service Marketing and Brand Management.

Prof. Antarpreet Singh

  • Pursuing PhD with IIM (Indore) , MBA- University Business School, Punjabi University (Gold Medalist) , BE (Hons.), Thapar University |Techno-Business strategist with 35 years of experience at Global Leadership Positions (Fortune 500 MNCs) | Working as Director - Digital Learning at ISB | Former Asia Pacific Head, Alcatel Lucent university | Former Chief Learning Officer at Reliance Jio | Senior Management Program – INSEAD, Singapore | Visiting Faculty at Amity University Online.

Asst. Prof. Divya Goel

  • PhD Organizational Behavior- Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi | Working as Assistant Professor at Amity University | Stellar career with 16 plus years of extensive experience in Management Process & Systems, Organizational Behaviour etc.| Authored more than 25 research papers.

Asst. Prof. Harjit Singh

  • PhD Commerce- M D University Rohtak | Working as Associate Professor at Amity University | 19 plus years of extensive corporate and teaching experience | Authored 04 text books and several study materials.

Asst. Prof. Umesh Rao

  • MBA (Marketing)- University of Pune | Working as Guest Faculty at Prestigious Business Schools in India | 27 Years of Industry exposure in Life Insurance, FMCG, Retail, In-home Entertainment, Rural e Serve platforms and International Markets| Visiting Faculty at Amity University Online.

Prof. J K Sharma

  • PhD Operation Research- Meerut College | Working as Director Amity University Noida | 42 Years of expertise in Teaching and Research at Elite Universities of India, Authored 20 books,128 Research Papers and 20 Case studies in reputed International and National journals.

Prof. Ruchi Khandelwal

  • MIB International Business- Delhi School of Economics | Working as Deputy Director- Academics, Amity School of Business | 18 Years of stellar teaching career in the field of Marketing and Strategy.

Prof. Rajesh Sharma

  • PhD Business Administration (Marketing)- University of Kota | Working as Chair Research & Associate Professor at Regenesys Business School, | Recognized PhD Supervisor with Poornima University, Jagannath University | Visiting Faculty at Amity University Online.

The Amity Advantage : Why You Should Choose Us

  • Learning Opportunity from all our Programs, at the cost of one Degree
  • Freedom to Attain Cross-Functional Skills With Access to Classes Of All Domains of a Student's Choice
  • All-round development with Free Certificate in Professional & Life Skills as well Certificate in Advanced Excel
  • Industry oriented approach: Fortified by Mentorship, live lectures and webinars by industry bigwigs
  • Continuous Student Engagement with Career Webinars, SUCCESS SUNDAY, Virtual Job Fairs etc.
  • Exemplary Student Satisfaction Score
  • Strong Alumni Network
  • Peer Network Learning Support
  • Dedicated Student Success Managers
  • Live Doubt Clearing Sessions
  • Live Interaction With Industry Leaders

Eligibility Criteria

For Whom

  • Fresh Graduates or Final Year Students.
  • Entrepreneurs looking to develop skills to manage critical business projects.
  • Working Professionals seeking to enhance their career opportunities in the field of Management, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Operations, among many more.


  • Applicant Must Possess Sufficient Knowledge and understanding of English Language & Communication.
  • Candidates whose first Language is not English must have done at least past three (3) Years of Academic Qualification Under English Medium.
For Students with Indian Education
  • 10th Class certificate (completing 10 years of formal schooling)
  • 12th Class Certificate (completing 12 yrs of formal schooling)
  • Graduation degree (3 yrs or 4 yrs degree program. Diploma will not be acceptable)
For Students with Foreign Education
  • O level Certificate (completing 10 years of formal schooling. Diploma will not be acceptable)
  • A level Certificate (completing 12 yrs of formal schooling. Diploma will not be acceptable)
  • Graduation degree (3 yrs or 4 yrs degree program. Diploma will not be acceptable)
  • Graduation degree (3 yrs or 4 yrs degree program. Diploma will not be acceptable)
  • Certificate of equivalence from association of Indian Universities required from students with foreign education to apply in any university in INDIA. (Refer to http://aiu.ac.in/)

Program Fees

INR 5,75,000*/-

Note: *Total Fees mentioned is subject to the ongoing currency exchange rate

Payment Options

  • Amity Online offers semester wise payment options @1,00,000 INR per semester.
    One time fees is 2,00,000 INR
  • Northumbria University offers module wise payment options @1217 GBP per module.
    One time fees is 3650 GBP
  • Faster payment with Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking

Interest Free EMI Plans


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  • Pay Hassle-free Zero percent EMI.
  • No Credit Card required

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Frequently Asked Questions

How will I earn both the PGDBM and the M.Sc? How will the study across semesters be distributed?

This is a 2 years Dual Credentials Program where you shall be taught 80 credits in the 1st year(semester 1 & 2) by Amity Online. The second-year (80 credits) shall be taught by Northumbria University.

The students who successfully complete Sem I and II of Amity Online PG Diploma in Business Management will automatically progress to the MSc Business and Management. On successful completion of all four semesters, you will be awarded both the PGDBM by Amity Online, and the MSc Business and Management from Northumbria University & its AACSB accredited Business School.

Does Northumbria University offer Career Services?

Northumbria University can help you find relevant experience and gain the transferable skills that employers are looking for. They offer specialist careers guidance, employability advice and careers clinic appointments via video chat and careers workshops online. More information can be found on their Careers & Employment page.

How does Northumbria University offer its modules?

Northumbria has designed this Masters in partnership with online experts to make sure you get the most flexible and engaging experience possible. You will access all your learning materials through their eLearning portal (elp) Blackboard Ultra. You’ll join a supportive, lively online community. Throughout the course, you will participate in virtual discussion boards with your academics and fellow students, sharing your thoughts, knowledge and experience with them as you learn (“Apply”). In addition, you will be able to attend live webinars on key aspects of the module and its delivery/structure, such as assessments. These sessions will offer you the chance to engage with your tutors in real-time and ask any questions you have about the course. If you are unable to attend these scheduled sessions, they will also be recorded so you can watch them at a time that works for you.

What support is offered by Northumbria University during the course of study?

Just because you’ll be based off-campus, it doesn’t mean you won’t have access to excellent student support. As a Northumbria University distance learning student, you’ll receive guidance at every step of the way from your module tutors, programme leads, departmental representatives and, for many of our courses, a dedicated Student Success Advisor. In addition, our 24/7 service, Ask4Help, is available on the web, by phone and by email, through which you’ll be able to access interactive support services, self-service tasks and advice. You’ll also be surrounded by a cohort of other distance learning students who you’ll get to know very well over the duration of the course. Gone are the days of ‘interaction’ meaning sending assignments back and forth by post – instead you’ll be part of a global community that’s rooting for your success, in real-time.

How will the M.Sc in Business Management enhance my career prospects?

Over the duration of your Masters degree you’ll build on any existing business and management experience you have to gain a qualification that will boost your career profile.

You’ll study a range of modules that have been handpicked to give you the practical skills and theoretical knowledge you need to reach your leadership potential - from Strategic Marketing to Business Analytics, Digital Entrepreneurship to Leadership for Responsible Change. During each, we’ll support you to apply the theories you learn to real world situations, and tailor your projects and assessments, including your final Masters level thesis, to your current role or any you aspire to - helping you to step up and stand out, even before graduation.

Throughout, you’ll hone your understanding of the ethical and cultural contexts that international businesses operate in. You’ll be equipped with a range of key employability and transferable skills too, such as critical self-awareness, business analysis and Masters level research capabilities.

By the time you finish the course, you’ll have everything you need to achieve your professional goals - whether that’s to kickstart your commercial career, start your own business or become a senior leader in your existing organisation.

Is the quality of Northumbria University’s distance learning courses the same as on campus courses?

There is no difference between the qualification you receive on our distance learning course and any equivalent qualification which you might study on campus. You’ll be taught by tutors with years of experience in business and management, who also teach our on campus courses. They’ll help you to gain the skills needed to lead in an ever-changing world.

How will I be assessed during the M.Sc? Will there be any exams?

For each module, you’ll have regular virtual assessments to help you keep on track. The format of these will vary but they will all be submitted through Blackboard Ultra, our eLearning portal. Throughout, you will be encouraged to tailor your assessments to your current role, helping you to apply theory to practice and benefit from your new knowledge, even before graduation.

Is this program UGC/DEB approved?

Yes, we are India’s first online university-approved by the Distance Education Board, a bureau of the University Grants Commission. Please check the link for further information- https://ugc.ac.in/deb

What is the eligibility criteria?

Aspiring candidates, with a Bachelor’s degree/ Graduate Certificate in any discipline, from a recognized university can register for this program.

Do you offer placement assistance?

Yes, we offer placement assistance with Amity University Online’s Virtual Job Fair. This is an exclusive all in one Digital Career Platform that can help you expand your job search by allowing you to meet multiple recruiting organizations looking for interns and employees across all majors. At our Virtual Job fair the screening, interview and hiring take place simultaneously with zero participation cost. We are the only UGC recognized university which provides placement assistance after each semester.

I plan to migrate abroad, will this degree be helpful/recognized?

A degree from Amity University Online is not just recognized at a national level, but we also have accreditations by WASC -USA AND QAA-UK. Our Degree is recognized and globally accepted and you will not face any problems in case you wish to study abroad/migrate.

How are the exams conducted in online mode?

Examinations are conducted as per the new regulations through the Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode. The exam pattern comprises of internal and external assessments. The weightage is as follows: Internal(assignments) 30% and External(end-term examination) 70%. Section A- Subjective, Section B- Case Studies And Section C- MCQs.

Why should I choose your online Program? What is distinctive about Amity University Online?

Learning at Amity University Online is designed to be relevant to your daily professional life, helping you learn the most valuable skills for the job of today, tomorrow, and beyond.

  • The flexibility and affordability offered for a world-class program are unmatched.
  • We have several coveted global accreditations and recognition to our credit.
  • The curriculum is designed by industry experts and is updated at regular intervals.
  • Personalized mentorship programs are provided by top industry leaders.
  • Portfolio building with real-world industry projects.
  • Hands-on and immersive learning experience.
  • 100 plus hiring partners.
  • 24/7 student support.
  • Seamless e-learning.
  • Interactive learning content.
  • Dedicated career services and placement assistance with our Virtual Job Fair.
  • Personalized guidance by student success managers.

With Amity Online you get professional accreditation in fast-growing industries. It provides the chance for you to skill up and display your training to future employers knowing that it has professional and academic weight.

What is the passing criteria for the PGDBM?

The minimum passing criteria is 5.5 SGPA(semester grade point average) and 6 CGPA (cumulative grade point average)

How to apply for the program?

You can apply through our Online Campus and Enrol Now: https://amityonline.com/amity/Home/Basic or call on our Toll-Free number 1800-102-3434 for assistance. Alternatively, you may write into dladmissions@amity.edu