PCert Professional Practice

University of Kent, Centre for Professional Practice

Program Description

PCert Professional Practice

University of Kent, Centre for Professional Practice

The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice is a work-related learning programme designed for participants from private, public and third sector settings such as health and social care; education; local government; and public services.

The programme offers you the opportunity to attain academic recognition for the skills, knowledge and experience that you have developed in the workplace whilst focusing on a specific area of practice relevant to your work and enhance career progression.

You will consider the challenges associated with your professional practice, with modules that have been designed to help you review and analyse the current debates relevant to the professional context in which you are working. In particular, you develop strategic skills, critical analysis and knowledge relating to inter-professional working and evidence-based practice.

The programme is delivered over four taught weekends plus independent study. This programme delivery is subject to student numbers.

The Centre for Professional Practice (CPP)

The Centre for Professional Practice is a trans-disciplinary academic department focused on flexible work-related learning within Higher Education. The Centre is founded on the belief that employers can benefit from the University of Kent’s academic and research excellence, quality teaching, design and development activities to create positive change and to forge new knowledge within their organisation.

We work with a wide range of external partners and employers to create distinct and original work-based and work-related developmental and educational solutions, which respond to the unique workforce challenges experienced by employees and organisations across the region and beyond.

The Centre’s programmes are designed to enhance career progression and foster intellectual and professional development and practice.

The University’s Medway Centre

The University of Kent is part of a unique partnership with the University of Greenwich and Canterbury Christ Church University, known collectively as Universities at Medway. The three institutions share the specially developed Medway Campus.

This vibrant campus is less than an hour from London (St Pancras) by train, with innovative buildings and facilities. Close to the River Medway and partly-based at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham our campus houses award-winning buildings, and has an exciting social life with a strong sense of community.

The University’s Tonbridge Centre

The University’s Tonbridge Centre is a small and friendly centre dedicated to part-time study, located just five minutes’ walk from Tonbridge railway station. The Centre provides high-quality teaching in a supportive environment to students of all ages and from a variety of backgrounds.

For more information please contact the Centre for Professional Practice, University of Kent, T: 01634 88 8929 , E: cppmedway@kent.ac.uk, Web: www.kent.ac.uk/cpp

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 12, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2017
1 - 1 year
Part time
2,560 GBP
Start date Oct. 2017
United Kingdom Canterbury, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date July 23, 2017
Duration 1 - 1 year
Price 2,560 GBP
£2560 per academic year