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Business Continuity Management (Part-time)

As a further membership option, the BCI and Bucks New University, via their unique partnership, have designed a programme to develop and deliver this new qualification, delivered over three, ten-week distance modules.

Credits: 90

Study mode: Part-time

Location: High Wycombe Campus

Duration: 30 week

Start date: September


Is this course for me?

As a further membership option, the BCI and Bucks New University, via their unique partnership, have designed a programme to develop and deliver a new qualification - the BCI Diploma. This is a 30 week, 90 credit, professional course aimed at the following prospective students:

  • those seeking acceptance into the BCI at the level of Member (MBCI)
  • employees who are currently working in, or have the potential to work in a key role where they have responsibilities for ensuring the business can continue to operate effectively, during, or after a non-destructive or disruptive incident
  • individuals who have experience in business continuity management
  • applicants who have been out of the education system for some time and who wish to focus on developing a career in business continuity management.

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What will this course cover?

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) was established in 1994 to enable individual members to obtain guidance and support from fellow business continuity practitioners. The BCI currently has over 6,000 members in 100 countries, active in approximately 2,500 organisations in private, public and third sectors. The wider role of the BCI is to promote the highest standards of professional competence and commercial ethics in the provision and maintenance of business continuity planning and services. The BCI is the world's most eminent BCM institute and its name is instantly recognised as standing for good practice and professionalism within continuity and related industries. Visit the BCI website

How much does it cost?

Fee for 2014 - 15: £2500

Applications for this course should be made through our Online Store.

Funding: This programme is eligible for funding under the Ministry of Defence Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) scheme. Our ELCAS number is 1682.

For fees for international students, visit our international section.

How do I apply?

You can book onto this course via our online store.

If you are an international student, visit our international students section.

Open days & prospectus request

To request a prospectus, simply complete this request form or call 0800 0565 660.

How will you help me prepare for my future career?

Our goal as an institution is to develop students who are enterprising, employable, and who can lead. To enable that, we will support you to achieve your potential, build your independence as a learner, your discipline expertise, your professionalism, your awareness of yourself and others, your confidence and efficacy. Find out more about the support available from our Careers and Employability team.