Providing a stopgap between a bachelor’s degree and a postgraduate degree such as a master’s are postgraduate certificate programs. The programs are offered in a wide range of subjects across many areas of study.
You may be wondering, “What is an online postgraduate certificate?” These programs typically feature fewer courses more focused on a specific subject than a further degree like a master’s. Certificates are often helpful to those in the workforce looking to learn more about a certain area in order to move up the ladder in their job or to have an edge when attempting to pivot their position toward a new industry. A certificate can help give a candidate an edge on the competition.
Many people can benefit from a certificate program. Those who are already working and hoping to take their business further or those who are newly trying to get their foot in the door of an industry may both find the education offered increases their opportunities.
The cost of educational programs varies from country to country. Total fees often depend upon whether a program is online and the university offering the course of study.
With a huge array of certificate programs available, graduates can have many careers to choose from. For example, a certificate may be valuable to students in the education field, and they may want to learn more about teaching online courses or generally brush up on pedagogical theory. Students currently in the technology world might take a certificate course in technology management or computing to continue their studies and work towards the next career step.
Programs are offered in many different countries around the world, and schedules vary. Many certificate programs are part time, and online classes offer the most flexibility. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
Nottingham’s first civic college was opened in the city centre in 1881, four years after the foundation stone was laid by former Prime Minister, W E Gladstone. After the First World War, the [+]
The Centre of European Law at King’s College London is pleased to announce details of its 2017-2018 Distance Learning Programme leading to a Postgraduate Diploma/Masters in UK, EU & US Copyright Law. The programme aims to provide you with an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of the general principles of copyright law, mainly focusing on the law in the United Kingdom, the principles of United States copyright law and the major ‘copyright’ Directives of the European Union. [+]
Developed and led by Chartered Psychologists, our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree allows students to discover the fascinating world of psychology. 100% online and part-time, this recognised qualification will prepare you for a wide range of jobs and opportunities. [+]
Designed to support your continuing professional development and provide evidence of your ability to study at postgraduate level, this qualification enables you to develop your knowledge and skills and a professional attitude to the application of those skills. This qualification, typically completed in one year, allows you to choose from a range of modules from our computing postgraduate curriculum either to meet your immediate career needs or to extend your... [+]
Our programme is suited to students who want to explore aspects of human anatomy through the flexibility of an online distance learning programme. This is a postgraduate qualification for medical, biomedical, allied health professionals and those in holistic practice with an interest in human anatomy. [+]
Are you a student or young professional and do you wish to broaden your knowledge of the European institutions, European law and the European decision-making process in general? [+]
21st Century Educators is a collection of programs and qualifications designed to help prepare educators for working in the modern knowledge economy. The traditional practices and learning methods in education no longer provide the students with all the skills and competences they need. [+]
This course draws on the theories and techniques of managing pay and reward systems with the purpose of enhancing the performance of work organisations. [+]
We understand that practice is your main priority, that's why we have designed this online course that enables you to study wherever and whenever you want. Training to become a teacher is one of the most challenging thing you will ever do. [+]
This part time course provides an understanding of the design, evaluation and use of user centred technologies. [+]
This course is designed to be undertaken by those who need to apply the knowledge of the role of human factors/ergonomics in the design, evaluation and use of interactive systems.
It will provide an understanding of the key issues related to the design, evaluation and use of user centred technologies and provide you with additional resources to facilitate the learning process.Course details
The distance learning format means that most of the material and background reading can be undertaken in your own time but with access to and support from University staff.
The course consists of two, 30-credit modules, each studied over six months.
Information on distance learning can be found on the University's distance learning pages.... [-]
Build on your expertise & develop your strength as an HR leader who actively drives business strategy & improves your organisations capacity for change. Our CPD course combines online study with 2-day workshops that build your professional network. [+]
Senior HR professionals must be able to translate business strategy into HR priorities. This CPD course will help you develop your expertise and build your confidence as a strategic HR leader who goes beyond to actively develop business strategy and improve your organisation's capacity for change. Working with HR professionals from public, private and not-for-profit sectors you'll hone your skills in building the case for change based on market and business realities, overcoming resistance and gaining stakeholders' commitment to implementing and sustaining change.
Our PgC in Strategic Human Resource Management for Business Executives is for current and aspiring senior HR professionals, consultants and people leaders operating, or desiring to operate, at a strategic level and become dynamic leaders in HR. It offers you the opportunity to:... [-]
The aim of the Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia is to facilitate students to develop a comprehensive academic and evidence-based approach to their practice, to critically explore and critique dementia care service provision. [+]
The Postgraduate Course in Business Strategy at Atlântico Business School is structured so that students develop multidisciplinary skills and obtain high academic and professional qualifications in the area of management. [+]
Recent Government and NHS reports highlight the importance of effective leadership in ensuring that health and social care is delivered to the highest standard. This programme is aimed at professionals in Health and Social Care wishing to develop skills in leadership. Students will be encouraged to think critically about health and social care provision with a key focus on leadership, management and the economic landscape. [+]
This programme is designed for those who already have experience and current employment in teaching and learning in higher or professional education. It will help you to develop high quality teaching skills underpinned by relevant professional practice, scholarship and research skills. You will develop a critical, reflective and scholarly approach to teaching and supporting student learning... [+]