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.
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. [+]
Explore the challenges faced by police and investigative teams in a criminal case while also discovering the many techniques used to investigate major crimes. This short course is perfect for students wanting to move into a career in policing or investigation, or it can be used as a stepping stone towards our full MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology. [+]
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 postgraduate certificate course will help you to develop your understanding of the nature of complex problem situations and how they can be tackled. It seeks to change the way in which you think about the situations you face by using insights from cognitive science. You will learn to think more holistically, understanding the roles other people play, taking account of the interconnectedness of all the components making up the problem situation and working more collaboratively... [+]
Awards: PgDip, PgCert, PgProfDev. This postgraduate certificate and diploma is a unique opportunity for students who want to explore aspects of human anatomy through the flexibility of an online distance learning programme. [+]
The Specialisation in Food Security: Assessment and Action is an extension of the FAO's Distance Learning course in Food Security Information for Decision Making. In this Specialisation students are introduced to the concepts and tools used in food security analysis. [+]
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. [+]
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 programme aims to provide students with a broad grounding in the main concepts associated with sustainable development, but also provides the opportunity to specialise in one area in greater depth. [+]
The One Health concept recognises the interconnectedness of human, animal and ecosystem health. A One Health approach involves applying a coordinated, collaborative, multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral approach to address potential or existing risks that originate at the animal-human-ecosystems interface. [+]
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. [+]
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... [+]
The Applied Ergonomics and Human Factors (Distance Learning) Postgraduate Certificate is specially designed to be undertaken by employees in any organisation who need to apply ergonomics principles to their work. It will provide an understanding of the key issues related to workplace ergonomics and work design and will also direct students towards additional resources to facilitate the learning process. [+]
This course draws on the theories and techniques of managing pay and reward systems with the purpose of enhancing the performance of work organisations. [+]