I would like to thank you for this year here at OMBS. I have learnt more than I ever thought I would, been given endless opportunities, heard amazing talks and also made wonderful friends for life.

Train for an exciting career in business

The Professional Business Diploma is a unique course renowned as the ultimate training for students who are looking for a fast track into an exciting career within any role in any business sector within just 3 terms rather than 3 years at university.

A week long work experience is another key part of this course which takes place during the third term.  Work experience can be organised in London or Oxford or the student may wish to organise this themselves nearer to home.  Many of our students secure job offers as a result of this week.

Course content

With these advanced workplace skills students can tackle any interview task with confidence. 

Microsoft Office: all packages - Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

IT Skills: advanced document creation using Word; key problem solving with Excel; professional presentations using PowerPoint; database marketing with Access; Outlook diary, email and contact management; video and teleconferencing

Marketing Skills: online marketing methods, customer relationship management; social media and digital marketing; website SEO, analytics and content marketing; cloud computing; online advertising, etc.

Business Skills: financial reporting; meeting procedures; processing systems; business analysis; project management; monitoring and forecasting, etc.

Administrative Skills: fast notetaking; fast and accurate keyboarding

Personal Development Planning: production of a first class CV; job-search and interview skills; Myers Briggs personality profiling; job and business sector analysis; personal planning skills; registration with carefully chosen recruitment agencies.


Entry Requirements

A-Levels or equivalent.

The entry qualifications should be read as a guide. If you do not have the exact requirements indicated above or are unsure where your qualifications fit into this scheme please do talk to us.


From September 2019 - Oxford Media & Business School Professional Business Diploma with Distinction Honours, Distinction, Merit or Pass. (This course was previously named the Executive PA Diploma).