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The Classical Mediterranean PgCert

This postgraduate degree provides an exciting and challenging forum for you to explore the archaeology and history of the Classical Mediterranean world. You will study and interpret evidence from the Mediterranean to gain a deeper understanding of the societies and economies that shaped classical antiquity.

  • Duration of training: 8 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Archaeology and Heritage PGCert

This degree will introduce you to the theoretical and practical issues underpinning landscape archaeology. You will examine critical approaches to heritage sites and landscapes, as well as studying landscape archaeology, the management of archaeological practices, and building construction and evolution.

  • Duration of training: 8 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
The Classical Mediterranean PgDip

This postgraduate degree provides an exciting and challenging forum for you to explore the archaeology and history of the Classical Mediterranean world. You will study and interpret evidence from the Mediterranean to gain a deeper understanding of the societies and economies that shaped classical antiquity.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Historical Archaeology PG Dip

This innovative degree provides students the opportunity to learn about and analyse the processes of social and culture change in the post-1500 period, from a material perspective. The degree’s blend of global discourse in historical archaeology is unique and you will gain important international perspectives on the theory and practice of this popular sub-discipline.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Historical Archaeology PG Cert

This innovative degree provides students the opportunity to learn about and analyse the processes of social and culture change in the post-1500 period, from a material perspective. The degree’s blend of global discourse in historical archaeology is unique and you will gain important international perspectives on the theory and practice of this popular sub-discipline.

  • Duration of training: 8 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Archaeology and Heritage PGDip

This degree will introduce you to the theoretical and practical issues underpinning landscape archaeology. You will examine critical approaches to heritage sites and landscapes, as well as studying landscape archaeology, the management of archaeological practices, and building construction and evolution.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP) PGCert

The Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP) will provide you with the core competencies required for the design and delivery of effective teaching programmes in English for Academic Purposes (EAP), while furthering your knowledge across the range of key concepts and issues related to teaching EAP. This course will develop the knowledge and skills required of you as an expert EAP practitioner.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Learning Technologies PGCert

Learning technology is a vibrant and maturing field of learning innovation; anyone with a stake in education should develop an awareness and understanding of these new technologies. They can provide innovative approaches that enhance learner experience and benefit teachers and institutions.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Effective Middle Leadership PGCert

The Postgraduate Certificate in Effective Middle Leadership brings together professional and academic expertise to support middle leaders in developing knowledge, understanding and skills to maximise their effectiveness as school leaders. The course, which is a collaboration between the Association for School and College Leaders (ASCL) and the University of Leicester, offers you unique opportunities to work with practitioners in collaboration with learning professionals from ASCL and researchers from the University's School of Education.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Action Research PGCert

Action Research offers an approach to changing practice as part of a cycle of change. In addition to enacting the Action Research approach you will draw on published work to inform your understanding of the problem and possible solutions.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Primary PGCE

This course is for you if you have an undergraduate degree and you want to train to become a primary school teacher by developing your understanding of pedagogy, whilst gaining experience in a variety of schools. Our Primary PGCE has been running for over 60 years and schools tell us we are developing the kind of teachers they want to employ.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Archaeology PGCert

The Postgraduate Certificate in Archaeology will enable you to develop your skills and knowledge, whether you wish to study to enhance your career prospects or prepare for doctoral research. You can choose from a wide selection of modules, tailoring the course to meet your needs or specialising in one individual topic.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Advanced Distributed Systems PgDip

The presence of software applications as components of many different kinds of systems with dynamic configurations is increasing at an unprecedented pace. The focus of this MSc is on new methods, architectures and design techniques for software systems that are able to operate, with guaranteed levels of quality of service, across heterogeneous and distributed platforms.

  • Duration of training: 12 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Secondary PGCE

All of our PGCE courses are made up of both campus-based sessions - which will give you a grounding in the principles of good teaching practice - and school-based placements, giving you the chance to apply your knowledge and experience to a wide range of classroom situations. These placements will be in contrasting schools to provide you with a broad range of experience; they could be in city, suburban or rural schools, in the independent or state sector.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Secondary PGCE School Direct

School Direct was introduced in 2012 and allows schools to directly recruit students onto teacher education courses run in collaboration with universities. To make sure you have a range of placement opportunities, schools work together in Teaching Alliances.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Primary PGCE School Direct

This course is made up of both campus-based sessions - which will give you a grounding in the principles of good teaching practice - and school-based placements giving you the chance to apply your knowledge and experience a wide range of classroom situations. These placements will be in contrasting schools to give you a broad range of experience - they could be in city, suburban or rural schools, in the independent or state sector.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Reliability Embedded Systems PGCert

This is for you if you are a graduate or professional looking for IET accredited CPD in the Embedded Systems field designed to allow you to study while continuing your full time working life. You may be looking to retrain, to update skills, or to enhance existing qualifications.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Web Applications and Services PgCert

The evolution of web-based technologies has now led to what is known as 'Web 2.0': a semantically enriched information source with advanced potential to provide specialised software applications 'on the fly'.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Heritage and Interpretation PgDip

This degree will provide you with the skills and knowledge to shape, manage and interpret heritage sites and objects and become an effective, critical and creative heritage professional. You will look in-depth at the processes of heritage making, the politics and uses of heritage across the world, and the concepts, theories and creative practice of heritage interpretation.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Post Mortem Radiology for Natural and Forensic Death Investigation PgDip

Autopsy practice is changing around the world with the use of post mortem computed tomography as an adjunct or replacement to the traditional invasive autopsy in both natural and suspicious death investigation. This postgraduate degree will enhance your knowledge, practical skills and diagnostic confidence in the field of post mortem imaging, drawing on the expertise of the University of Leicester’s East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit and Imaging Unit, global pioneers in the field of post mortem computed tomography imaging.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Full time
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