Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDM)

Cost Estimation for Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDM)

Application Fee$200
Program Fee $19,950
Student Service Fee$150
Medical Insurance$1650
Books & Supplies$250

Housing Options

Housing Application Fee$200
International Village
  • Studio: variable rate per day
  • Single: variable rate per day
  • Double:
American Family Homestay
  • Cost per week: $225
  • Cost per day: $33

The information provided is designed to just give you an idea of the approximate costs of attending our programs. Actual amounts depend on several factors, such as arrival and departure dates, services requested, and others.

This is not an official invoice, it cannot be used as an official document for any payment related issue or procedure

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All courses, dates and fees are subject to change without notice

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDM)

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDM)

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Upcoming Dates


Winter 2018
January 2 - September 7, 2018

Spring 2018
March 26 - December 14, 2018

Fall 2018
September 24, 2018 - June 14, 2019


Winter 2019
January 2 - September 6, 2019

Spring 2019
March 25 - December 13, 2019

Fall 2019
September 23, 2019 - June 19, 2020


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33 weeks

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37 Units

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Learn techniques that successful managers use to oversee people, projects, finances, logistics and other key areas in the competitive world of international business. First, study the fundamentals of management, then, take courses in a specialty area (event management, human resources, accounting or project management) and, finally, get experience during an internship in a U.S. organization.

Master's Pathways*

  • Take up to two MBA courses, and earn full graduate credit, which may be transferrable to UCR's MBA program or another MBA program.
  • MSc in Marketing Management (International) at the National University of Ireland Galway
  • Continue in a Master's Pathway to complete a Master's degree with an additional six months of study:

*Additional fees apply.

What You'll Learn

Program Objectives

  • How to take a global approach to human resources, marketing, and finance.
  • How to conduct business globally.
  • Managing change given rapid evolution of work environments.
  • Using global negotiations, competitive advantage, and other strategies to further high-level goals.
  • Building specialized skills to create a successful event, manage large-scope projects, apply advanced accounting principles, or strengthen an organization's workforce.

Who Can Attend

Admission Requirements


  • Advanced English language required: TOEFL 550 PBT, 80 iBT; IELTS 6.5; or the equivalent.*
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent combination of academic & management experience) required.
  • No GMAT or management experience required.

*Do you need to improve your English skills first? Learn about our English language programs.

Immigration Information

  • This is a full-time program.
  • You must obtain an F-1 (student) visa.

Dates and Fees


Winter 2018
January 2 - September 7, 2018

Spring 2018
March 26 - December 14, 2018

Fall 2018
September 24, 2018 - June 14, 2019


Winter 2019
January 2 - September 6, 2019

Spring 2019
March 25 - December 13, 2019

Fall 2019
September 23, 2019 - June 19, 2020

Where to Stay

Recommended Housing

International Village (IV)

  • Conveniently located next to the Extension Center, restaurants, banks and the main UCR campus.
  • Offers three types of living arrangements: studio, single, or double
  • Open year-round
  • For adult students (age 18 or older) only.


  • Stay with an American family to practice English daily and learn about American life and customs
  • Fully furnished room; double-occupancy
  • All meals and daily transportation (to/from school or school-related activities) included
  • Minimum age 14; no minimum stay

Experience California

Social & Cultural Activities

Make the most of your California experience!

Riverside has a friendly community and centralized location. Travel an hour in any direction to explore Los Angeles, San Diego, Palm Springs, and other famous destinations.

Fill your weekends with:

  • Unforgettable places, events and cultural immersion activities.
  • FREE social events to make professional connections.
  • Optional trips at a special student rate.

Before You Apply

You will be asked create an account and you will need to provide a valid email address, mailing address and other personal information.

Collect any required documents so you are prepared to upload them.

Supporting Documents:

  • Agency/embassy/partner university information. (Only required if you have one.)
  • Copy of your passport photo page.
  • Statement of Financial Support Form. Click to view the instructions and form.
  • Financial statement from the Bank, in English. Click to view the instructions.
  • If you are applying as a transfer student from another U.S. institution on an F-1 visa, you must upload copies of your current I-20, the front and back of your I-94, and current F-1 visa stamp. Click to view transfer instructions and form.
  • If you are under 18 years old, have your parents complete the parental release form.
“Enrich your life and transform your future by studying in the heart of Southern California. Employers all over the world recognize the University of California as the gold standard in academics. Experience YOUR California dream at sunny UCR - your place to shine.”

Bronwyn Jenkins-Deas

Associate Dean, UCR Extension
Director, International Programs

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