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Web Applications and Services PGDip

This course will equip you with a sound understanding of the area and its emerging trends, while at the same time providing a very hands-on approach to current technologies. Over the course of this degree, you will develop a deep understanding of the nature and impact of current challenges faced by the IT industry so that you know what is expected from a mature professional.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Advanced Software Engineering PGCert

This course focuses on the methodologies and technologies that address the challenges that companies are facing for competing in the volatile markets of today. It looks at how to generate applications from high-level business models to reduce time-to-market and development costs and how to evolve legacy systems and promote business processes in an economy dominated by the need to offer and integrate, on demand, new services.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Advanced Computer Science PGCert

This course is designed for students who wish to supplement their education in a specific set of advanced topics and cutting-edge technologies that they require for their professional lives, or to pursue their studies further to a PhD on a specific topic. It offers a broad menu of modules from which you can construct your own pathway with the advice and assistance of a member of staff.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Advanced Software Engineering PGDip

This MSc focuses on the methodologies and technologies that address the challenges that companies are facing for competing in the volatile markets of today. It looks at how to generate applications from high-level business models to reduce time-to-market and development costs and how to evolve legacy systems and promote business processes in an economy dominated by the need to offer and integrate, on demand, new services.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Cloud Computing PGDip

Cloud computing offers scalable computing resources on demand, providing solutions and challenges for science and business. Amongst others, the opportunities include a low cost entry point for small companies, more economical use of computing resources and the capability of handling very large data sets.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Agile Software Engineering Techniques PGDip

This MSc will provide a sound background on the methods and techniques that can meet these challenges. Hands-on modules based on the Eclipse framework will ensure that this knowledge is framed in practical contexts of usage.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Software Engineering for Financial Services PGDip

Financial services are not only one of the most dynamic sectors of the economy but also one of the two largest customers of IT. This is jointly run with the Department of Economics in order to give you not only a command of the software technologies that financial institutions require to 'embrace the challenge of change' but also the business context and organisational structures that IT systems need to support.

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

This course will provide you with a unique and wide-ranging introduction to the complex and ever-changing role of the country house in its local, regional and national environment. The course is taught by distance learning, so you can learn around your existing commitments in a way that suits you.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • 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
Criminology and Criminal Justice PGCert

The MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice will provide you with an advanced knowledge and understanding of the explanations of crime and the criminal justice system. Combined with an in-depth analysis of the extent, effects and explanations of crime, the course examines the criminal justice process including the police, courts and prison, and analyses methods of crime prevention and control.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Diabetes PGDip

This degree will give you the chance to study within one of Europe’s largest diabetes facilities, the Leicester Diabetes Centre, which offers a unique combination of groundbreaking research and dynamic clinical services. The course provides a wide range of approved, accredited MSc-level modules, combining the most topical and up-to-date thinking around clinical care and research with practical examples of how novel research and evidence-based diabetes care can be applied in real life, clinical settings.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Security and Risk Management PGCert

This degree will provide you with an advanced knowledge of crime, risk and managing security in a variety of organisations. You will develop an understanding of a range of theoretical models that explain why and how people commit crime, how to analyse and assess risk, and how to manage security.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Country House PGDip

This course will provide you with a unique and wide-ranging introduction to the complex and ever-changing role of the country house in its local, regional and national environment. The course is taught by distance learning, so you can learn around your existing commitments in a way that suits you.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Defending Your Organisation Against Fraud and Corruption PGCert

This course will help you to learn how to address the challenge; how you can ensure that you actively defend yourself and your organisation against the very real threats we would rather not see? The aims and objectives of the course are to: Demystify fraud and corruption (what it is, who does it and why, what it costs us). Explore how to bridge the gap between anti-fraud and corruption and 'rhetoric' and the reality of the world we live in.

  • Duration of training: 12 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Mass Communications PGCert

The Mass Communication integrates critical theory in media and communication studies with issues of policy and professional practices across a range of media industries. This degree will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the historical development and key approaches to the study of media, culture and communication.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Security, Conflict and International Development PGCert

This course focusses on how to meet the strategic security and justice challenges of countries emerging from conflict. The course is designed specifically for those working - or planning to work – in international development.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • 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: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance | Full time
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: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Applied Health Research PGCert

This postgraduate degree will demonstrate how a range of scientific disciplines can be used to structure inquiry and develop the evidence base for applied health research. You will receive a sound grounding in research methods and research practice, while developing key transferable skills in research practice, critical appraisal, academic writing, project management, communication and presentation of research, and research management, policy, governance and ethics.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
High Reliability Embedded Systems PGCert

This MSc is delivered through 'blended learning': a combination of distance learning and campus study in Leicester (six one-week residentials over two years). Embedded processors form a core component of an enormous range of systems - from aircraft, passenger cars and medical equipment, to children's toys, DVD players and washing machines.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Distance with attendance