Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma Programs

Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma Programs

Now that you have earned your Bachelor's degree, set yourself apart. Our Postgraduate Certificate and Diplomas provide in-depth knowledge and on-the-job experience, giving you an advantage when you apply for jobs. Study with experts in your field, explore management specializations, gain work experience at an American company, and leave UCR with a gold standard UC diploma.


Postgraduate Diploma (36 weeks/9 months) 

Postgraduate Certificate in Management 

Gain the best perspective in management through six 2-week modules. 

(12 weeks/3 months)


Go in-depth with experts who have extensive knowledge in your field.  

(12 weeks/3 months)

Internship/Professional Experience

Apply your newly acquired skills on the job through an internship with an American company.

(12 weeks/3 months)

Succesful program completion qualifies you to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Upon completion of your Postgraduate Diploma Program,  you are eligible for paid employment in the U.S. for up to one year through Optional Practical Training (OPT)). Our Career Consultants are here to assist you in finding the perfect company to start your career in the U.S.


Postgraduate Certificate in Management

Strengthen core leadership skills, gain maximum exposure to American business practices, and apply the latest management techniques for the key areas in global business environments.  

Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management

Fast-track your career with this six-month program. Combine lectures, interactive discussions, case studies, and business site visits with an on-the-job experience.  

Postgraduate Diploma in Big Data Technologies

Collect and analyze overwhelming data for companies by first understanding how to find valuable nuggets of information. Apply cloud-based and other technologies to uncover algorithms that lead to predictions on consumer patterns. 

Postgraduate Diploma in Bioengineering Management

Gain a thorough understanding of American business practices, and learn about the latest developments in bioengineering from UCR faculty. This program gives you advanced expertise, and offers you an internship in a bioengineering company. 

Push yourself ahead of other applicants with advanced marketing knowledge to supplement your Bachelor's degree. Understanding how social media, blogging, SEO, email, video, and targeted sites like WordPress intersect with your field of study can further a company's message.  

Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Management

Take the lead with your industry's latest innovations, while building on your existing knowledge as an engineer. This program allows you to continue your academic journey, provides work experience, and builds your confidence to take your place as a global leader in engineering.  

Postgraduate Diploma in Entertainment & Media Management

Establish your career as an entertainment professional with this unique program, created in partnership with the L.A. Film School. Learn the latest film and T.V. industry practices, gain experience using state-of-the-art production equipment, and develop your own creative ideas.  

Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship

Discover first-hand what consumers want while established entrepreneurs guide you and help you define your idea. Validate your plans using competitive analysis, a structured business model, financing, and other strategies. Solidify your findings at a functioning business or at a local business incubator and start the next chapter of your career.  

Postgraduate Diploma in Event Management

Build on your education or experience to prepare a competitive resume and long-term success. Solidify your understanding of all the contemporary tools and skills to effectively lead a team. Learn the spectrum of events your clients will present you with, such as corporate events, fundraisers, and weddings.  

Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership & Organizational Excellence

Create a track record demonstrating your potential by mastering management skills in both a classroom and occupational setting. Learn how to effectively encounter different cultures and personalities, motivate and manage your team, and improve internal operations while advancing the quality of business to prove your value to any company.  

Postgraduate Diploma in Management  

Get up-to-date information on the latest global trends. Build your professional network, and explore how management techniques are applied in specialty areas.

Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management

Guide the course toward efficiency by applying your mastery of scheduling, budgeting, reporting, and quality control. Keep the team together and focused with your understanding of collaborative techniques and communicative differences.  

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy and International Relations

Make an impact on others and meet the global challenges of poverty, environment, public health and more. UCR is known for its commitment to diversity, justice and community. In this program, you will complete advanced coursework in policy analysis, politics, statistics, and do research on solutions to policy issues, and ways to build a stronger global society.  

Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

As the sports industry grows, so will the demand for professionals in athletics to build and promote the best teams, successfully negotiate contracts and finances, and demonstrate global awareness. This program prepares you to take the lead.  

Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management

Managers in the tourism and hospitality industries face a unique set of challenges, and you will need patience, confidence, and a strong understanding of how to provide the best services, and achieve customer satisfaction. Get on-the-job work experience to develop your potential. 

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