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Obtaining a postgraduate diploma is one of the options individuals have after completing their education. In some situations, you may want more information or a specialization in your field. That is when going back to school makes sense.

What is a Postgraduate Diploma?

A postgraduate diploma states that the individual has completed a set of courses. Generally, individuals take these courses after they have completed their bachelor's degree. They go back to school to study a specific area or discipline further than what the bachelor's degree provided to them. Here, you are furthering your education in the same line as your bachelor's degree.

What Are the Benefits of Getting a Postgraduate Diploma?

This type of diploma can help individuals earn more money, get a job in a specific field, or give the student the ability to concentrate his or her studies.

How Much Does It Cost to Get a Postgraduate Diploma?

The cost of a postgraduate diploma differs from one school and area to the next. Generally, this type of degree is less expensive than getting a graduate degree.

What Kind of Career Improvement Can You Expect from a Postgraduate Diploma?

Yes, many people use this type of diploma to enhance their ability to get hired into a specific field. It allows the individual to advance their future in a specific direction as well.

Why Get It Online?

Online options are available for many fields. Getting a postgraduate diploma online may allow the individual to continue his or her studies without impacting work schedules or personal life.

Where to Get a Postgraduate Diploma?

A variety of online colleges and universities offer these programs. An accredited school is always ideal.

How to Apply for a Postgraduate Diploma?

 

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Business Preparatory Year

ESLSCA Business School
Campus Full time October 2017 France Paris

This course is intended for candidates wishing to assimilate all techniques of management and management, to develop their personal qualities in a professional dimension, to create genuine professional expertise with an international dimension. [+]

Postgraduate Diploma Program 2017/2018. Founded in 1949, in the heart of Paris, near the Eiffel Tower, ESLSCA Business School has exceptional assets for higher management studies: a faculty composed of high-level experts, effective international relations, A network of companies involved in studies and internships, an enriching associative and cultural life. The "training and education" at the ESLSCA Business School is thus global and is concretized by a very broad generalist core curriculum to which are added specialization majors best suited to the taste of the student and the needs of companies. A good decision-maker, a good negotiator and a good strategist, the graduate of the ESLSCA Business School is also a good manager in the most modern sense: he not only manages existing resources, but also contributes to the creation of new opportunities for the Development of its business. The long-term political aspect is thus also a major focus of the ESLSCA Business School, which has set itself the task of training genuine "manager-entrepreneurs". RANKINGS The Grande Ecole program of ESLSCA Business School is ranked among the 20 best Programs Grande Ecole post-prepa by SMBG-Eduniversal 2017 and is Laureate of the Trophies of Pedagogy. In 2016, ESLSCA is pleased to join the top 10 European schools and the top 4 French schools with graduates of over € 100,000 per year: HEC, Mines, Ecole Polytechnique and Eslsca Business School (Emolument study). OBJECTIVES: To train high potential generalists with transversal skills. To do this, the lessons are subdivided according to two major... [-]

Legal Practice Course (LPC) - accelerated

The University of Law
Campus Full time 6 months January 2018 United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester Guildford Leeds + 4 more

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make you business ready. [+]

Legal Practice Course (LPC) - accelerated If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make you business ready. - Qualify with an LPC, with the option to gain an MSc or LLM at no extra cost - Develop your commercial awareness, critical thinking and the necessary professional skills to prepare you for the challenges of being a solicitor - Tailor your course to your specialist areas of interest through a wide choice of elective subjects - Study your LPC with a Masters and you could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan With a clear focus on your future employability, we are more confident than ever in your success and offer our LPC Employment Promise. Get a job in nine months, or we’ll give you 100% of your fees back: 50% of your fees as cashback plus 50% of your fees as credit towards any further courses. Since 2013, over 90% of our full-time summer LPC graduates secured legal positions within nine months of graduation, the majority with training contracts. Course Requirements To be eligible to take up your place on our LPC, you must comply with the requirements for commencing a Legal Practice Course (LPC) set out by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) – see below. Failure to comply with these eligibility requirements means that the University will have no option but to cancel your place on the... [-]

Postgraduate In Pastry And Creative Confectionery

Institut Paul Bocuse España
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The main objective of the Postgraduate is to train professionals who want to strengthen, create and propose new options linked to the bakery. Also, provide the cutting-edge conceptual and technical tools that will allow the student to develop in a dynamic, international and innovative culinary environment. [+]

Postgraduate Diploma Program 2017/2018. The current international gastronomic panorama in which the cuisine, the culinary, the local products, the traditions and the know-how in the transformation of the dishes, are recognized as intangible cultural heritage, has generated an important and growing demand of creative, proactive professionals And committed to follow the path to constant transformation and culinary innovation. Faced with this paradigm, the Institut Paul Bocuse Spain offers a new Postgraduate in Pastry and Creative Pastry with the experience and knowledge of one of the most important and influential chefs in the world, who was the founder of Nouvelle Cuisine. The Postgraduate Program is developed under an international approach, where pastry is not only understood as a result of the transformation of agri-food products, but, on the contrary, requires a constant innovation and dedication whose result sometimes gives it the cataloging of True pieces of art. The main objective of the Postgraduate is to train professionals who want to strengthen, create and propose new options linked to the bakery. Also, provide the cutting-edge conceptual and technical tools that will allow the student to develop in a dynamic, international and innovative culinary environment. For this, the Postgraduate offers a conceptual, theoretical but above all practice in techniques and trends in pastry, in such a way as to understand the current requirements of demand oriented, for example, to vegan cuisine, slow food, or the need Of attending to celiac, etc. The Postgraduate course focuses on training creative, autonomous and innovative professionals capable... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law

KNect365 Learning | an Informa business
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 8 months October 2017 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

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 in EU Competition Law. The programme aims to provide you with an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of EU competition law, focusing on practical aspects as well as the substantive law. [+]

96% satisfaction rate from students in the 2016 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 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 in EU Competition Law. It provides tuition from one of the world’s leading centres of European law and is studied on a distance learning basis, thereby avoiding crucial time spent away from your office. Completing this rigorous programme will give you an edge in a competitive job market. This programme attracts a truly international audience and has been attended by over 2600 students from Europe, the Far East, the Middle East, Africa, the USA, South America and Australasia. The programme aims to provide you with an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of EU competition law, focusing on practical aspects as well as the substantive law and the units will take you systematically through the constituent provisions of EU competition law. EU Referendum Statement: UPDATE Following the Brexit decision, King’s College London has re-affirmed its total commitment to remaining a leader in EU law and in EU competition law. Enrol on this programme to ensure that you are in pole position to understand the changes as and when they happen – and to take advantage of any new opportunities that may appear. Ideal For… This programme has been specifically designed for lawyers in private practice, in-house legal advisers, economists, representatives from the national competition authorities and the European Commission. The programme attracts a truly international... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering in Road and Transport Engineering

Institute of Technology Sligo
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years September 2017 Ireland Sligo

This on-line part-time programme is aimed at preparing engineering graduates including local authority engineers, consultants and contractors with the knowledge, skills and competences required for an accredited postgraduate award in road and transport engineering. [+]

Postgraduate Diploma Program 2017/2018. This on-line part-time programme is aimed at preparing engineering graduates including local authority engineers, consultants and contractors with the knowledge, skills and competences required for an accredited postgraduate award in road and transport engineering. The Postgraduate Diploma consists of two part-time on-line blended learning stages (years), with Stage 1 consisting of Semester 1 and 2, where the theme is road maintenance engineering and network management. Stage 1 is equivalent to the L9 Postgraduate Certificate in Road Maintenance Engineering & Network Management In Stage 2 (Semester 3 and 4), the focus is on road design and construction. The overall performance contributes to the award. The learning is a mix of on-line lectures, on-campus workshops and project assignments. Successful graduates can progress to the MEng programme (Stage 3) in which a research dissertation is undertaken during Semester 5 and 6. Entry Requirements The entry requirement for Stage 1 of the programme is a second class honours BEng degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent. Successful graduates of the Level 9 Certificate in Road Maintenance Engineering & Network Management can transfer to Stage 2 of this programme. All lectures, tutorials and practical work are delivered through English. It is vitally important that students who are not native English speakers have the required standard on entry to ensure they gain maximum value from their time at IT Sligo. The required minimum proficiency score in English required for entry to IT Sligo is: 6.0 IELTS score for postgraduate degrees. Career Opportunities This... [-]

Professional Certificate in / Professional Diploma in Management and Leadership

Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
Campus Part time 8 - 14 months October 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our Management and Leadership courses are an innovative part-time programme, which will help you to improve and develop your management capabilities. [+]

Our Management and Leadership courses are an innovative part-time programme, which will help you to improve and develop your management capabilities. You will be working on real life work based projects to complete your assignments which allows you to add value to your organisation as you go through the programme. A flexible programme of short intensive study blocks enable you to schedule your studies around the needs of your career. As a staged award you can sign up for a Certificate, Diploma or Masters award. In total it will take around two years to complete, but this depends on individual student level as it can be completed sooner. Postgraduate Certificate is aimed at aspiring and middle managers, typically those who have a developing career in a functional area of business or a sector, and are seeking to broaden their management skills. This route will take approx. eight months to complete (depending on applicant) Postgraduate Diploma focuses on the personal development of middle and aspiring senior managers’ leadership capabilities. It aims to increase your strategic perspective, as well as your skills and confidence as a business leader. This route will take approx. 14 months to complete (depending on applicant) and can be combined with the Certificate. The MSc is aimed at senior managers, heads of departments and aspiring directors, who are looking to expand their knowledge and skills in corporate leadership and governance. You can choose to follow the general management route or to specialise in Public Services Management or Lean... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Marketing Strategy

British School of Management in Prague
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Strategy (BMS) offers learners without prior experience the knowledge and skills they need to be operationally effective in a career in the Marketing field. [+]

Postgraduate Diploma Program 2017/2018. The EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Strategy (BMS) offers learners without prior experience the knowledge and skills they need to be operationally effective in a career in the Marketing field. For those learners that do have prior experience in Marketing and who also possess a professional qualification, the pathway through this program will develop their professional competence. The program has been produced to conform to the requirements of UK regulatory authorities and the relevant Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject benchmark statements. Qualification Title: Diploma in Business and Marketing Strategy SCQF Level: 11 QCF / RQF / EQF Level:  7 Credits: 120 This qualification is SCQF credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). The SCQF is a partnership between the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), College Development Network, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and Universities Scotland. Program Specification The Diploma in Business and Marketing Strategy consists of the following five units: Global Marketing Marketing for SME, Charity and the Public Sector Marketing Management in Practice Strategic Financial Management Strategic Management [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management

The Open University
Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Milton Keynes + 1 more

This postgraduate diploma course is part of the environmental management postgraduate programme and is designed to help you meet the challenges of environmental management in the context of sustainable development. Once you have obtained the postgraduate diploma, you can go on to study for the MSc in Environmental Management (F65)... [+]

Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management This postgraduate diploma course is part of the environmental management postgraduate programme and is designed to help you meet the challenges of environmental management in the context of sustainable development. Once you have obtained the postgraduate diploma, you can go on to study for 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 professional environmental specialists, as well... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in Food Security Programme Management

UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Online Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The joint UOC-FAO Postgraduate Diploma in Food Security Programme Management is taught by an international team with extensive field experience. With this training, students will understand food security and be better prepared to undertake and support food security work in their communities. This year-long online diploma is made up of two specializations – Food Security: Advocacy and Action and Impact Assessment of Food Security Programmes – and a final project. This diploma can be considered as half of the UOC's Master's in Food, Culture and International Food Governance. [+]

Postgraduate Diploma Program 2017/2018. Last few days to enrol! The joint UOC-FAO Postgraduate Diploma in Food Security Programme Management is taught by an international team with extensive field experience. With this training, students will understand food security and be better prepared to undertake and support food security work in their communities. This year-long online diploma is made up of two specializations – Food Security: Advocacy and Action and Impact Assessment of Food Security Programmes – and a final project. This diploma can be considered as half of the UOC's Master's in Food, Culture and International Food Governance. Objectives Define food security as a broad concept used to determine people's general well-being. Understand the concept of vulnerability and how it is applied to food security. Appreciate the importance of food security analysis to trigger appropriate action to address food insecurity. Identify in a practical way the main items for the assessment and avaluation of food security programmes. Understand the need for identifying the underlying causes and characteristics of food insecurity. Understand the basic measures to monitor and evaluate targeting activities. Acknowledge food security as a policy issue cutting across different sectors. Competencies This programme will prepare you to meet the demand for knowledgeable and well-trained food systems analysts and leaders by fostering practical and critical learning with an international perspective. Students in the Department of Food Systems, Culture and Society typically have backgrounds in a field related to the agri-food sector or an academic background in agriculture, anthropology, economics, environmental studies,... [-]

Imi International Hotel Management. Postgraduate Studies

SWISSAM Hospitality Business & Culinary Arts School
Campus Full time Part time 26 weeks September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg + 1 more

The program will help the professionals of the hospitality industry to move up the career ladder, and the holders of non-core diplomas career change. Training is conducted under the program and with the full support of the methodological International Management Institute (IMI). Upon completion of the program graduates receive a Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel Management from the IMI. [+]

The program of additional vocational training Start date - February 6 The program will help the professionals of the hospitality industry to move up the career ladder, and the holders of non-core diplomas career change. Training is conducted under the program and with the full support of the methodological International Management Institute (IMI). Upon completion of the program graduates receive a Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel Management from the IMI. Syllabus Certification: IMI Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel Management The program starts 2 times a year: February, September What career with a Law Degree? hotel business management Management cruise liners Event management airline management sports events management resorts management medical tourism clubs and the casino management management in the tourism industry How to proceed: Business School SWISSAM receives documents on Rolling Admission System, this means that you can start to do on any given day during the year prior to the program. We recommend that you start the application process as early as possible to preserve their place in the group. admission procedure Step 1: Fill out the application (doc, 182KV) for admission to SWISSAM business school and send to: lyubenkova@swissam.ru Next, the staff selection committee will contact you by phone to clarify further admission procedures. Step 2: Send us a motivation letter in English (Russian, if you act on Restaurant Management program in the Russian version): the volume of 600-1000 words. Step 3: Send us copies of valid TOEFL / IELTS / CAE certificate or pass an internal test... [-]

PG Diploma in Multimedia Journalism (Broadcast)

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 1 year United Kingdom London

Whether you have already begun your career in journalism, or you are planning to start it, this course will give you the practical and intellectual skills necessary to pursue a career in either broadcast journalism (TV and radio), working as a multimedia online journalist, or print journalist for newspapers and magazines. [+]

Postgraduate Diploma Program 2017/2018. *Subject to approval Whether you have already begun your career in journalism, or you are planning to start it, this course will give you the practical and intellectual skills necessary to pursue a career in either broadcast journalism (TV and radio), working as a multimedia online journalist, or print journalist for newspapers and magazines. The course has a strong practical focus, you will be expected to develop story ideas and contacts, and gather your own material for your course work assignments. Your stories could be local, national or international. The University is proud of its state-of-the- art media resources, newsrooms and studios, and our journalism graduates emerge multi-skilled. Our teaching staff are highly experienced journalism professionals, and our department and its students have won many awards. Graduates go on to good jobs around the world, many at well-known international organisations such as Al Jazeera, BBC, CCTV, CNN, Phoenix TV, Reuters, The Economist, and The Washington Post. Course content There’s a strong emphasis on learning through ‘hands-on’ experience, often in small teams, using our broadcast quality facilities, and preparing you for the new world of multi-platform journalism. The course is taught over two semesters, followed by the largely self-directed Final Project, with the opportunity of work placement. Unlike most journalism MAs you can undertake a practical Final Project: a TV or radio documentary, a print portfolio or an online project. Some students choose to write a 15,000-word dissertation instead. You will have the chance to air your... [-]

Revenue Management Graduate

Euroaula Barcelona
Campus Part time 18 weeks October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Revenue Management is today an indispensable tool for daily management of the tourism sector. Economic uncertainty, changes in demand, lower prices or increasing sales channels indicate the need for revenue management strategy to avoid the loss of sales opportunities. [+]

The Revenue Management is today an indispensable tool for daily management of the tourism sector. Economic uncertainty, changes in demand, lower prices or increasing sales channels indicate the need for revenue management strategy to avoid the loss of sales opportunities. East Revenue Management graduate It aims to train professionals who are able to optimize resources and maximize revenue from tourism businesses mainly in airlines, hotels and tourist transport. All led by a faculty team of managers and professionals active in the tourism sector. Objectives of Graduate Acquire the technical knowledge to work successfully as Revenue Manager Know in depth the key tools of Revenue and Yield Management Assimilate practical skills and strategic vision necessary for professional management of Revenue Management Being able to design and implement a project of Revenue Management for tourism businesses GRADUATE THIS IS AIMED AT Professionals who wish to access pricing optimization. Graduates, graduates and university graduates who wish to target tourism profile in this area. Businesses seeking the expertise of its staff. Graduate Curriculum Introduction to Revenue & Yield Management Pricing: Pricing strategies Cost Management Capacity optimization The importance of the Revenue Forecasting Competitive Analysis: Benchmark Overbooking: management tools Individual reservations vs group bookings Revenue Manager Tools Graduate Final Project Contact us if you wish to receive more information without obligation! Methodology East Revenue Management graduate is a program taught in Castilian, practical and innovative application based on real content and real cases. The student will have the opportunity to analyze and discuss real business... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel and Events Management

IMI International Management Institute Switzerland
Campus Full time 22 weeks Open Enrollment Switzerland Luzern

The programme's objective is to equip students who have limited or no experience of the hospitality industry with the practical and management skills... [+]

The programme's objective is to equip students who have limited or no experience of the hospitality industry with the practical and management skills necessary for entry level positions in hotel, events and related industries. The core focus is operational and integrative management with subjects including food and beverage operations, front office management and the business development of hospitality organisations and events management. Core subjects include Personal Development Planning, Financial Management, Human Resource Management and Food and Beverage Services.

Requirements for Admission

Unrelated Degree, Diploma or other relevant qualifications and experience. IMI considers strong motivation and maturity to be as important as academic qualifications. A level of English sufficient to undertake a Postgraduate Diploma (e.g. 5.5 IELTS or equivalent).  ... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Professional Studies

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years July 2018 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Allows professionals in leadership roles to maintain currency and develop their discipline by ongoing professional development. [+]

Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, July, October Minimum IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0 Duration (length of study) 1 year Programme aim The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Professional Studies programme will enable learners to further their knowledge and professional practice in their field of practice. Students will be able to apply an advanced body of knowledge in a range of contexts that will complement their current experience and/or qualifications. This qualification enables professionals in leadership roles to maintain currency and develop their discipline by ongoing professional development. Specialist endorsements in this programme Mentoring and Leadership (Ārahitanga Whakapono) Adult Teaching (Whakaako Pakeke) Vulnerable Peoples (Whakaraerae) Infection Prevention and Control (Ārai Whakapokenga ) Award information Students must pass a total of 120 credits, including: 15 credits from compulsory course PROF.8001; and 105 credits from the relevant endorsement list. OR 15 credits from compulsory course PROF.8001; 90 credits from the relevant endorsement list; and 15 credits from another endorsement. Knowledge and skills you will gain Upon successful graduates will be able to: supervise and mentor others in their field of study; communicate effectively in an inter and intra cultural environment; work across interdisciplinary boundaries; critically evaluate existing research; use research to solve problems; and work as reflective practitioners. Entry criteria Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations and the following criteria: Be able to access a relevant workplace Have a bachelor’s degree or graduate certificate or graduate diploma in a cognate... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting

Trinity College Dublin - Business School
Campus Full time 8 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin

This eight month programme gives non-accounting graduates the opportunity to fast-track their career in accountancy and provides significant exemptions from the examinations of professional accountancy bodies. [+]

Postgraduate Diploma Program 2017/2018. This eight month programme gives non-accounting graduates the opportunity to fast-track their career in accountancy and provides significant exemptions from the examinations of professional accountancy bodies. Designed for non-accounting graduates, this full time eight month conversion course fast tracks students towards becoming a qualified accountant and focuses on the fundamentals of financial accounting, management accounting, corporate finance, audit, taxation and related areas. The programme provides significant exemptions from the examinations of professional accountancy bodies. It is fully accredited by ACCA, Chartered Accountants Ireland and CIMA. Programme Information In eight months of study, graduates attain: The full suite of exemptions from the ACCA ‘Fundamentals’ exams, i.e. papers F1 to F9. The full CAP 1 exemption from Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA). Graduates also attain exemptions from Papers C1-C5, E1, P1, F1 and P2 of the CIMA exams. Expert faculty and practitioners from Big-4 accountancy firms combine to deliver modules, grounded in the academia-practice link that underpins the entire programme. As the economy continues to recover and grow, so does the demand for accounting professionals. Guest speakers from ACCA, CAI (ACA), CIMA and other accountancy bodies advise on your next steps in the accountancy profession. Internship Opportunities Ernst & Young will offer internships to two of the highest-placed students across the entire programme (subject to the students meeting their entrance criteria). They are sponsoring cash prizes of €250 each for the highest placing students in the ‘Audit’ and ‘Corporate Governance and Ethics’ modules. Moore Stephens Nathans will offer internships... [-]