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Defending Human Rights PGCert

This programme is designed specifically for human rights defenders and those who protect and assist them. This programme would be of interest to a broad range of people engaged in human rights work, such staff of national and international NGOs, lawyers, journalists, writers, government officials, activists, community workers, trade union officials, social workers, teachers and scholars.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Postgraduate Diploma in Parish Church Studies (Heritage, History and Fabric) PGDip

The postgraduate diploma in Parish Church Studies offers a unique opportunity to gain detailed and practical knowledge of the history, use, care and conservation of parish churches. The online format offers you the opportunity to study in your own home and somewhat at your own pace, extensively supported by an expert in the field, and learning as part of an active online community.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Creative Writing PGDip

This course is aimed at writers wishing to develop their creative and critical skills at an advanced level. The programme adopts an all-encompassing approach to the discipline of creative writing, taking in a variety of genres and exploring the major forms of prose, poetry and scripts.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technology PGDip

This course is designed to equip you with the necessary skills in green chemistry and green chemical technology to prepare you for a range of different careers in research, process development, environmental services, manufacturing, law, consultancy and government. The course consisting of taught material and a substantial research project.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Secondary Education (Biology) PGCE

This programme develops trainees' school experiences in order to explore some of the wider concers of Biology and Science teachers today, and provides opportunities to broaden professional experiences. There are sessions that are particularly important for Biology teachers: teaching ethics, teaching evolution and handling controversial issues such as intelligent design and teaching reproduction.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Secondary Education (Mathematics) PGCE

National concern about Mathematics teaching, and developments in our knowledge about how children learn Mathematics, have led to changes in emphasis and teaching approaches to meet the needs of the whole ability range in schools. You will consider these changes as you learn to help pupils engage in mathematical thinking and how to use and evaluate different approaches to teaching Mathematics: these include practical work, problem solving and open-ended investigative work, mental methods of calculation, the use of calculators and computers and stronger links with other subjects and the world of work.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Public Administration in International Development PGCert

In this course students will be able to locate their professional experience within a broader understanding of the social, political and historical context of international development as a field of theory, policy and practice; analyse and influence policy processes that span multiple layers of governance, at transnational, national and sub-national levels, and involve networks of organisations from across the public, nongovernmental and private sectors; lead and manage development projects and programmes in contexts characterised by complexity, uncertainty and ambiguity; continue to develop as a reflective practitioner and to foster learning and development among colleagues and wider communities of practice throughout their future careers; assess the complex social, political, and economic factors shaping the development and diffusion of ICTs, and analyse their impact in their own organisational and personal context.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Online
Secondary Education (Chemistry) PGCE

This programme develops trainees' school experiences in order to explore some of the wider concerns of Chemistry and Science teachers today, and provides opportunities to broaden professional experiences. There are sessions that are particularly important for Chemistry teachers: teaching the concept of acids and pH, elements, mixtures and compounds and exothermic and endothermic reactions.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Conservation Studies (Historic Buildings) PGCert

This course attracts graduates in architecture, archaeology, history of art, architectural history and related subjects. It also appeals to experienced conservation practitioners from multi-disciplinary backgrounds, including architects, surveyors planners, conservators and practising craftsmen in various fields, who wish to advance their professional training.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Secondary Education (Physics) PGCE

The programme develops trainees’ school experiences in order to explore some of the wider concerns of Physics and Science teachers today, and provides opportunities to broaden professional experiences. There are sessions that are particularly important for Physics teachers: teaching forces, electricity or energy.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Heritage, History and Fabric of the Parish Church PGDip

The postgraduate diploma in Parish Church Studies offers a unique opportunity to gain detailed and practical knowledge of the history, use, care and conservation of parish churches. The online format offers you the opportunity to study in your own home and somewhat at your own pace, extensively supported by an expert in the field, and learning as part of an active online community.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Creative Writing PGCert

This course is aimed at writers wishing to develop their creative and critical skills at an advanced level. The programme adopts an all-encompassing approach to the discipline of creative writing, taking in a variety of genres and exploring the major forms of prose, poetry and scripts.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Astronomy PGDip

This programme will offer home astronomers, who may have graduated in subjects other than physics, the opportunity to gain a formal postgraduate qualification in Astronomy and Astrophysics, and is designed to give students a robust and up-to-date background in these areas. Over the course of two years, we will explore the solar system, stellar physics, infra-red, radio and high energy astronomy, as well as discussing the foundations of cosmology.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Heritage, History and Fabric of the Parish Church PGCert

This course offers a unique opportunity to gain detailed and practical knowledge of the History, use, care and conservation of parish churches. The online format offers you the opportunity to study in your own home and somewhat at your own pace, extensively supported by an expert in the field, and learning as part of an active online community.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Secondary Education (Modern Foreign Languages: French) PGCE

The University and school based sessions deliver a programme which aims to provide trainees with a knowledge of the principles of language teaching and learning. Your training will support you in your learning, reflection and teaching in a way that integrates theory and practice at all times.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Conservation Studies (Historic Buildings) PGDip

This course attracts graduates in architecture, archaeology, history of art, architectural history and related subjects. It also appeals to experienced conservation practitioners from multi-disciplinary backgrounds, including architects, surveyors planners, conservators and practising craftsmen in various fields, who wish to advance their professional training.

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

This course attracts a vibrant mix of UK and international students. These include graduates in architecture, archaeology, history of art, architectural history, and related subjects, as well as experienced conservation practitioners from multi-disciplinary backgrounds, including architects, surveyors planners, conservators and practising craftsmen in various fields.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Mathematical Finance (online) PGCert

In this course online students will be developing skills and competence in Mathematical and Quantitative Finance which are of direct relevance in the field of work, and can open up fantastic employment and progression opportunities. The online programme has built-in flexibility to meet the needs of distance learners from diverse backgrounds city and other professionals, who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree programme without disrupting their career commitments; individuals, companies and professional organisations seeking suitable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses; recent university graduates who need to support themselves or their families while continuing their studies to postgraduate level; students who find it difficult to attend a campus-based programme because of a variety of reasons such as family care commitments or disability; overseas students who seek a degree in Mathematical Finance from a leading British university but prefer or need to pursue their studies from their home country.

  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Music Education (Instrumental and Vocal Teaching) PGDip

This new taught programme will develop pedagogical skills in a context in which students can draw upon and deepen their existing practical experience as instrumental/vocal teachers. Students will develop theoretical and practical understanding of instrumental teaching, research skills and strategies for reflective practice: skills enhancing employability and capability.

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

This is a general programme of study, exploring the multi-disciplinary nature of the heritage environment. It is therefore suitable not just for students of Archaeology or History, but for anyone who wishes to pursue a career in the heritage sector.

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