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PG Certificate Criminology and Criminal Psychology

University of Essex Online
Online Part time 8 months August 2017 United Kingdom Colchester

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology offers an advanced qualification useful to graduates who wish to work within a variety of occupations across both public and private sectors, including the police force, law enforcement agencies and many more. [+]

Top Postgraduate Certificate Programs Online. Our Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology offers an advanced qualification useful to graduates who wish to work within a variety of occupations across both public and private sectors, including the police force, law enforcement agencies and many more. Upon completion of your Postgraduate Certificate, we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a Postgraduate Diploma (awarded after 120 credits) and a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits). Please contact a member of the Admissions team for more information. This course is not accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Course Structure Introduction The Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits at Level 7. Level 7 modules: Criminal Victimisation (20 credits) Applied Forensic Psychology (20 credits) Crime, Causation and Criminological Theory (20 credits) Career destinations A postgraduate qualification is a major achievement and greatly valued by employers. Recent surveys show that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at professional or managerial level and less likely to be unemployed. For some jobs, a postgraduate qualification may be essential, for others it offers a competitive edge. As companies seek out graduates with the most advanced skills, a Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology could give you the competitive edge you need to advance to these upper level positions. Career opportunities for graduates exist within a variety of occupations across both... [-]

PG Cert Business and Management

University of Essex Online
Online Part time 8 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Business and Management offers an advanced qualification useful to graduates who wish to become effective leaders and managers. The course will develop your understanding of management practice, increase your awareness of current frameworks, theories and tools and enhance your ability to plan and implement change within the workplace... [+]

PG Cert Business and Management Our Postgraduate Certificate in Business and Management offers an advanced qualification useful to graduates who wish to become effective leaders and managers. The course will develop your understanding of management practice, increase your awareness of current frameworks, theories and tools and enhance your ability to plan and implement change within the workplace. Graduates with a non-business Bachelors degree will complete a pre-course self study pack before beginning their first Level 7 module. The reading material and tutor support provided will help you to adapt to the challenge of postgraduate business study and give you the tools to develop your skills in a new direction with confidence. Upon commencement of the Postgraduate Certificate in Business and Management course, you will undertake an induction programme prior to starting your first module which will enable you to familiarise yourself with our virtual learning platform and understand what will be expected of you during your online studies. Upon completion of your Postgraduate Certificate, we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a Postgraduate Diploma (awarded after 120 credits) and a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits). Course struture The Postgraduate Certificate in Business and Management is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits at Level 7. Modules: Management: Principles and Practices (20 credits) Leadership in Practice (20 credits) Economics for Managers (20 credits) Teaching methods and style Unlike a traditional university environment, our online Postgraduate... [-]

University of Nottingham Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International)

Stafford
Online Part time 12 months September 2017 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Online Bahrain Bahrain Online Jordan Jordan Online Kuwait Kuwait Online Lebanon Lebanon Online Oman Oman Online Qatar Qatar Online Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Online Libya Libya Online + 16 more

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 [+]

Top Postgraduate Certificate Programs Online. About the University 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 college outgrew its original building and in 1928 the College moved to what is now the main campus, University Park. Initially, it was accommodated in the elegant Trent Building and was officially opened by King George V in November of that year. Even in its early days on this site, the College attracted high profile visiting lecturers including Professor Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and H G Wells. In 1948, the college was awarded the Royal Charter and became The University of Nottingham, now able to award degrees in its own name. The University of Nottingham is now one of the world’s best universities, distinguished for its commitment to conventional as well as online learning and internationally renowned, world-class research. The University of Nottingham was confirmed as a world-class University in the 2008 global league tables and has 320 partners worldwide. It is ranked in the UK top 10, the European top 30 and in the top 1% of all universities worldwide. When it comes to management training courses such as MBA, the university has earned a name for itself. The School of Education at the University of Nottingham is one of the largest and most respected education departments of any UK university, and it leads the way in research... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Conflict and Development

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 year United Kingdom

This postgraduate certificate is for people whose work involves interventions in civil wars or post-war peace support operations: for example, people working in, humanitarian or development organisations or in military agencies. It is also of value for people with a professional and/or personal interest in development more generally, and who see the benefits of learning from ‘extreme’ cases, such as processes related to civil war. It explores the nature of development from an... [+]

Postgraduate Certificate in Conflict and Development This postgraduate certificate is for people whose work involves interventions in civil wars or post-war peace support operations: for example, people working in, humanitarian or development organisations or in military agencies. It is also of value for people with a professional and/or personal interest in development more generally, and who see the benefits of learning from ‘extreme’ cases, such as processes related to civil war. It explores the nature of development from an international perspective, presents a framework for looking at the origins of conflict in general and civil war in particular, and provides an introduction to the theory, policy and practice of intervention. This postgraduate certificate responds to the needs and interests of professionals involved in interventions in conflict situations and for people interested in learning from such interventions. It offers: a wide-ranging exploration of the contexts in which development takes place a critical review of development management as a discipline an analysis of the complex ways in which conflict is generated an appreciation of the range of skills that contribute to the making of good interventions in conflict situations. The certificate, like all our qualifications, encourages you to make connections between your learning and your own involvement in development. The certificate is part of our development management programme, which also offers a Postgraduate Certificate in Development Management (C48), Postgraduate Certificate in Human Rights and Development (C96), Postgraduate Diploma in Development Management (D37) and MSc in Development Management (F11). This 60-credit postgraduate certificate... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Technology Management

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 - 8 years United Kingdom

This postgraduate certificate course provides a rounded view of technology management from an operational perspective. Relevant to all economic sectors and types of technology, topics such as the management of technological innovation and technical projects are studied in the compulsory module. The study of one or more optional modules allows you to extend your technology management knowledge and skills in directions of particular personal or professional interest. If... [+]

Top Postgraduate Certificate Programs Online. Postgraduate Certificate in Technology Management This postgraduate certificate course provides a rounded view of technology management from an operational perspective. Relevant to all economic sectors and types of technology, topics such as the management of technological innovation and technical projects are studied in the compulsory module. The study of one or more optional modules allows you to extend your technology management knowledge and skills in directions of particular personal or professional interest. If technology is a significant success factor in your organisation or role then technology management is relevant to you. The effective management of technology is essential if all the potential benefits for individuals and organisations are to be realised. Technology has the capability to transform products and processes and can make a huge contribution to organisational performance and even to national well-being. Technology managers need to make complex decisions associated with identification and evaluation of technologies, developing new or improved products and processes and integrating technology with other business processes, and to manage change required by technology implementation. There is an increasing demand across public, private and not-for-profit sectors for people with the vision and the operational and strategic capability to plan, develop and manage technology effectively. The suite of qualifications offered, the postgraduate certificate and diploma, and the MSc are designed to progressively develop your knowledge and skills. Certificate study focuses on the operational aspects of managing technological change; the diploma’s emphasis is the strategic management of technology. The MSc modules involve... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics

The Open University
Online Full time Part time United Kingdom

The Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics is awarded on successful completion of 60 credits of postgraduate mathematics study. The certificate course is a valuable qualification in itself or it can be the first qualification in a programme of mathematics study leading to a postgraduate diploma or an MSc. The modules offered may well be of interest to mathematically inclined scientists and engineers, as well as to mathematicians... [+]

Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics The Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics is awarded on successful completion of 60 credits of postgraduate mathematics study. The certificate course is a valuable qualification in itself or it can be the first qualification in a programme of mathematics study leading to a postgraduate diploma or an MSc. The modules offered may well be of interest to mathematically inclined scientists and engineers, as well as to mathematicians. Educational aims This qualification will: provide you with the opportunity to build on the knowledge and skills that you acquired through your successful study at undergraduate level provide you with the opportunity to gain support and guidance as a postgraduate learner enable you to study Mathematics at taught postgraduate level required by the National Framework for Postgraduate Certificates. Teaching, learning and assessment methods All relevant material is taught in the module texts and through the study of set books. Your knowledge is built up gradually, with learning fostered by in-text examples. You assess your own progress and understanding by using the in-text problems and exercises at the end of each unit. You also engage with what is taught by attempting the tutor-marked assignment (TMA) questions, and your understanding is reinforced by personal feedback from your tutor in the form of comments based on your TMA answers. Your understanding of principles, concepts, and techniques is assessed through TMA questions and the final, unseen, three-hour examination for each module. The University wishes to emphasise that, while every effort is made to regularly... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Human Rights and Development Management

The Open University
Online Full time Part time United Kingdom

This postgraduate certificate covers issues of human rights law and development in the context of business practices. It will allow you to engage actively with these issues and make a full contribution to assessing and finding solutions to complex situations arising in a business or institutional environment. The qualification will facilitate constructive and informed decision-making, giving you a thorough grounding in all areas of corporate social responsibility both in... [+]

Top Postgraduate Certificate Programs Online. Postgraduate Certificate in Human Rights and Development Management This postgraduate certificate covers issues of human rights law and development in the context of business practices. It will allow you to engage actively with these issues and make a full contribution to assessing and finding solutions to complex situations arising in a business or institutional environment. The qualification will facilitate constructive and informed decision-making, giving you a thorough grounding in all areas of corporate social responsibility both in domestic and global international contexts. You will develop the skills needed for helping and encouraging companies to respect human rights, to avoid harm to people and environment, and maximise their positive contribution to sustainable development. This postgraduate certificate will appeal to an international audience with an interest in human rights and in the responsiveness of companies and other organisations to the changing external environment. It will also appeal to people who for personal and/or professional reasons want to build up a better understanding of the complex processes labelled ‘development’, with a view to managing those processes better. It offers: a critical examination of the concepts of corporate responsibility and human rights an exploration of the changing external environment within which concern for corporate responsibility and human rights human rights has to be expressed how these concepts are applied in different business contexts a critical analysis of the nature of development and development management. The certificate is part of our development management programme, which also offers a Postgraduate Certificate... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Milton Keynes + 1 more

This postgraduate certificate course provides an introduction to postgraduate study and represents the first level of qualification within the environmental management programme. The modules you study for this certificate course can also contribute to the Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (E79), and if you choose to continue your studies, to the MSc in Environmental Management (F65)... [+]

Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management This postgraduate certificate course provides an introduction to postgraduate study and represents the first level of qualification within the environmental management programme. The modules you study for this certificate course can also contribute to the Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (E79), and if you choose to continue your studies, to the MSc in Environmental Management (F65). From complying with environmental legislation to improving the competitive edge of a business and addressing the global challenges of climate change and energy conservation, environmental management is becoming increasingly important to everyone. Our environmental management postgraduate programme was established to meet the challenges of environmental management in the context of a changing world. It is designed to meet the needs of specialists, managers and the public for postgraduate-level environmental education. Everyday concerns of environmental protection, natural resource management and rapidly changing environmental legislation and policy are considered in global and local contexts. The modules teach the skills you need to unpack the issues and participate creatively in the process of improving environmental performance, in all sectors of society. Our environmental management programme offers a postgraduate certificate, a postgraduate diploma and an MSc. Whatever your background these qualifications will widen your knowledge of the environment and develop your skills in making informed decisions about environmental issues, whether at work, in your community or at home. Educational aims This programme aims to: provide postgraduate level study of environmental management and related issues provide career and personal development for current and potential... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Education

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 year United Kingdom

This professional qualification gives an introduction to postgraduate study in the field of education and offers the opportunity to explore one topic in detail. The modules available cover a range of areas within education but all encourage you to draw on your own experiences and undertake enquiry in your own context. You may also qualify for this postgraduate certificate course if you do not complete a full masters degree in education... [+]

Top Postgraduate Certificate Programs Online. Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Education This professional qualification gives an introduction to postgraduate study in the field of education and offers the opportunity to explore one topic in detail. The modules available cover a range of areas within education but all encourage you to draw on your own experiences and undertake enquiry in your own context. You may also qualify for this postgraduate certificate course if you do not complete a full masters degree in education. Educational aims The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Education is a qualification within Masters in Education Programme which provides opportunities for you to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes necessary to further independent advanced scholarship. This programme contributes to the personal development of those concerned with education both formally and informally in a range of settings and locations. Your studies encourage you to bring together your personal understanding of issues relating to specific aspects of education with the enduring and current body of professional and academic research publications relevant to your professional/personal agenda. Advanced scholarship is fostered through study of particular disciplines within education and through small-scale research projects determined by you. These projects provide the opportunity for you to integrate the learning, guided by the programme with your personal interests in education and, as appropriate, your The postgraduate certificate (C27) is distinguished from the postgraduate diploma (D52) and the complete masters degrees (F01) by the breadth of discipline-specific study included... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Online and Distance Education

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 year United Kingdom

This certificate course is the start of a programme of qualifications that culminates in the MA. These qualifications are presented by The Open University's Institute of Educational Technology and are open to students from countries all over the world. They offer you the unique opportunity to study the theory and practice of online and distance education through... [+]

Postgraduate Certificate in Online and Distance Education This certificate course is the start of a programme of qualifications that culminates in the MA. These qualifications are presented by The Open University's Institute of Educational Technology and are open to students from countries all over the world. They offer you the unique opportunity to study the theory and practice of online and distance education through modules designed by experts from the Institute who are now using information technology to reinvent open distance learning. Working with our experts, in collaboration with colleagues from around the world you will be at the forefront of the latest developments as they happen. Educational aims The modules that are offered for this award are designed to provide postgraduate-level study for practitioners in higher education and post-compulsory education who are concerned with online, distance, distributed and flexible learning. They aim to meet the needs of professional practitioners worldwide who are using new technologies in their learning and teaching context. They provide postgraduate professional development for lecturers, teachers, trainers, learning media specialists, and library and support staff who wish to learn more about both teaching and learning at a distance and online distributed learning in both face-to-face and distance education. Teaching, learning and assessment methods You are placed in electronic tutor groups where you will engage in collaborative learning with other students with the support of your tutor. You will also contribute to module-wide computer conferencing in plenary areas. You will be supported in both your group and... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Systems Thinking in Practice

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 - 8 years United Kingdom

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... [+]

Top Postgraduate Certificate Programs Online. Postgraduate Certificate in Systems Thinking in Practice 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. You will examine key systems thinkers which will enable you to relate their ideas to your own practice. This postgraduate certificate qualification will give you new ways of thinking about and approaching a task or situation. Every person brings with them their own perspective, which means that we all see things in different ways. The discipline of systems thinking gives you the tools to challenge your approach to complex situations; to consider the roles other people play; to assess how all the different components within that situation are related; and to provide you with the skills to think more holistically and to work more collaboratively to avoid systemic failures. These tools have an established track record of success in enabling the tackling of complex, messy problem situations which may cross multiple discipline and skill boundaries. Educational aims In this certificate, we aim to: introduce systems concepts and theories that can be used to make sense of complex situations define the distinctive nature... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Computing

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years United Kingdom

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... [+]

Postgraduate Certificate in Computing 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 understanding of this broad subject. Success in the postgraduate certificate modules enables you to go on to study for our postgraduate diploma and MSc qualifications in computing. The postgraduate certificate is a valuable qualification, recognised by industry and frequently attracting students sponsored by their employers. For those with appropriate industry experience but lacking a bachelors degree in computing it can be used to demonstrate the ability to study at postgraduate level and give access to the postgraduate diploma and MSc degree qualifications. Comprising two modules, each studied in a six month period, this qualification can be completed in one year, or if you require a more flexible engagement your two modules can be spread over a two year period. The postgraduate certificate gives you the freedom to choose from a range of modules allowing you to select which areas of our computing and computing-related curriculum you wish to study. It can also be the starting point for our postgraduate diploma or MSc in Computing. These will allow you either to study an area of computing in... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Integrated Practice in Childhood and Youth

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 8 months United Kingdom

This postgraduate certificate course is designed for graduates coming from a background in childhood and youth studies, sociology, health and social care, anthropology, psychology or education. It would suit both those who already work with children and young people and who wish to enhance their knowledge as well as those who wish to enter this field. The postgraduate certificate requires you to study either one of the two 60-credit modules which are compulsory modules in... [+]

Top Postgraduate Certificate Programs Online. Postgraduate Certificate in Integrated Practice in Childhood and Youth This postgraduate certificate course is designed for graduates coming from a background in childhood and youth studies, sociology, health and social care, anthropology, psychology or education. It would suit both those who already work with children and young people and who wish to enhance their knowledge as well as those who wish to enter this field. The postgraduate certificate requires you to study either one of the two 60-credit modules which are compulsory modules in both the Postgraduate Diploma in Integrated Practice in Childhood and Youth (E78) and the MA in Childhood and Youth (F55). Educational aims This qualification aims to develop advanced theoretical and integrated practice knowledge about children and young people. It is designed for those who work with or for children and young people in a wide range of settings, and for those with a general interest in the study of childhood and youth. The aims and outcomes are closely linked to the Common Core for Skills and Knowledge for the Children’s Workforce Development Council, which has four broad aims to: support the development of more effective and integrated services introduce a common language among professionals and support staff begin to break down some of the cultural and practice barriers within the children’s workforce promote more flexible development and career progression. In addition to these general aims, the specific aims of the qualification are to: develop critical analysis skills relevant to integrated practice... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Development Management

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 5 months United Kingdom

This postgraduate certificate is for anyone with an interest in development and a desire to bring about change as it introduces the theory, policy and practice of development management. You will also explore the nature of development from an international perspective. It addresses the needs of development managers as well as other professionals, such as engineers, health workers, educationalists, agriculturalists, bankers, scientists, who need the capacity to manage... [+]

Postgraduate Certificate in Development Management This postgraduate certificate is for anyone with an interest in development and a desire to bring about change as it introduces the theory, policy and practice of development management. You will also explore the nature of development from an international perspective. It addresses the needs of development managers as well as other professionals, such as engineers, health workers, educationalists, agriculturalists, bankers, scientists, who need the capacity to manage development if they are to do their work effectively. Completing this course will give you a worthwhile qualification in its own right, and a good foundation to continue to the diploma and MSc in development management. This postgraduate certificate is designed for people in government, non-governmental organisations, international and inter-governmental agencies and public and private enterprises, who have responsibility for development interventions, programmes and policies. It is also of value for anyone wishing to move into these areas, or who for personal and/or professional reasons want to build up a better understanding of the complex processes labelled ‘development’, with a view to managing those processes better. It offers: a wide-ranging exploration of the contexts in which development takes place a critical review of how development management has evolved as a discipline a critical analysis of the nature of development management an opportunity to examine and practise the use of key tools that contribute to development management practice. Like all our qualifications in development management, this certificate encourages you to make connections between your learning and your own... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 year United Kingdom

This postgraduate certificate in business administration will enable you make a real difference within your management practice through active use of frameworks, theories and tools. It will help you to develop a good grounding in the theory and practice of managing and leading, covering the core functions and disciplines of management and helping you make the connections between them. It provides a framework for a year-long process of professional development which challenges... [+]

Top Postgraduate Certificate Programs Online. Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration This postgraduate certificate in business administration will enable you make a real difference within your management practice through active use of frameworks, theories and tools. It will help you to develop a good grounding in the theory and practice of managing and leading, covering the core functions and disciplines of management and helping you make the connections between them. It provides a framework for a year-long process of professional development which challenges you to engage actively with a wide variety of ideas and to develop a repertoire of techniques and approaches best suited to your own situation and management context. This postgraduate certificate course will enable you to gain a better understanding of your own management practice in the context of learning about different management functions within organisations. You will gain confidence in understanding how they operate and in having successful conversations across these areas, including: managing people and organisations accounting marketing operations project and change management. Over the course of a year’s study you will learn, develop and consolidate your understanding of the principal management functions. The certificate course aims to: develop your understanding of the core and current frameworks, theories and tools and to assess their relevance to the issues of twenty-first century leading and managing increase your awareness of different perspectives on, and approaches to, managing and leading in different organisational and cultural contexts develop your ability to engage critically with management frameworks, theories and tools helping... [-]