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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing PGDip

GCU has a long established history of delivering education for Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN). This course provides education and training in the promotion of health and well-being at individual, group and community level to meet the challenging and diverse needs of individuals, families and communities of the future.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Mechanical Engineering (options in Design or Manufacture) PGDip

The Mechanical Engineering programme offers two specialist two study options: Design and Manufacture. The development of these Masters options is in direct response to the specification of benchmark requirements for professional engineering competence by the UK’s Engineering Council (UK-SPEC).

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Network Security PGDip

The MSc Network Security takes students on a journey from developing a secure infrastructure to recognising threats and vulnerabilities to networks and mitigating these threats. Students design and implement secure network infrastructures working with security technologies, perimeter security, virtual private networking, routers and firewalls.

  • Duration of training: 16 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Energy and Environmental Management PGDip

Environmental problems require solutions which encompass social, political and economic issues, as well as scientific and technological principles. Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Energy Institute (EI) this programme gives them a deeper understanding of the issues involved.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
International Project Management PGDip

The programme provides opportunities for students to increase their expertise and knowledge in the area of project management both nationally and internationally. In addition to gaining speciailised knowledge in Project Management and its associated subjects, students are taught innovative management skills that will enable them to manage a range of projects in a variety of cultural and socioeconomic is programme provides recent graduates and experienced professionals with an outstanding opportunity to upgrade their skills and enhance their career choices.

  • Duration of training: 16 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Building Services Engineering PGDip

The building services engineering profession is a vibrant and important component of both the construction and engineering sectors of industry. The Building Services Engineering is aimed at engineering graduates to enable them to progress towards full chartered (CEng) status.

  • Duration of training: 15 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Applied Instrumentation and Control PGDip

The MSc Applied Instrumentation and Control provides a solid foundation in measurement science and control theory, practical experience of data acquisition and instrument networking, analysis of systems for condition monitoring, fault detection and control system design. Designed in consultation with industry, the programme provides a structured approach to the implementation of recent developments whilst maintaining a secure underpinning identified through many years of experience.

  • Duration of training: 16 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Applied Instrumentation and Control (Oil and Gas) PGDip

The oil and gas industries are widely affected by a growing range of factors, including shifting global economics, an evolving global energy mix and environmental ere is an increasing demand for those working in the industries to develop an intelligent awareness of this complex business environment and to grasp the ways in which these changes will affect organisations. Developed in conjunction with industry, the School of Engineering and Built Environment at GCU offers a suite of programmes designed to provide the knowledge required for a range of professional careers within the oil and gas industry.

  • Duration of training: 16 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Dietetics PGDip

Dietitians are highly qualified registered Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) who are concerned with optimising the health and well-being of individuals and groups through diet and nutrition. If they have a science degree with a substantial proportion of physiology and biochemistry, this course will enable students to apply that knowledge in the context of nutrition and dietetics.

  • Duration of training: 20 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Counselling Skills Certificate

The Certificate in Counselling Skills is designed for those who work in health and social care or related fields, and need advanced communication and counselling skills within their primary role. The course facilitates the development of advanced communication and personal skills for use within any profession or any helping role within a wide range of contexts.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Part time
PgD Advanced Practice in District Nursing with Specialist Practitioner Qualification

This programme supports the development of registered (Adult) nurses who are capable of meeting the contemporary political, organisational and clinical practice demands of care delivery. Specialist Practitioner District Nurses (SPDN) require to demonstrate high level decision-making and problem-solving skills in challenging complex clinical situations as part of caring for the older e programme aims to build on students’ existing professional knowledge and skills to enable them to extend their capabilities to develop knowledge and skills pertinent to SPDN practice using a range of dynamic and stimulating learning opportunities.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
PgC Education in Health and Social Care (Teaching qualification)

The PgC Education in Health and Social Care programme acknowledges current government policy with a unique programme of study for future educationalists from a both health and social care background. The programme has been developed in collaboration with past and existing students and utilizes various innovative teaching methods including blended learning (using GCUlearn, the university's virtual learning environment), digital resources, innovative small group methods and peer support.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time