Taught course

Professional Development

Lancaster University · Centre for Training and Development

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Entry requirements

Demonstration that the modules chosen meet the individual’s needs and the needs of their organisation. You may also make a claim (APL) to gain credits for exemption from some modules.

Months of entry


Course content

This course enables you to choose optional modules in line with your professional development needs in subjects such as:

  • Leadership and management
  • Change management
  • Learning and development
  • Personal effectiveness

You can start with one module and return later to build it into a qualification, or enrol for the qualification at the outset. The ‘step-on, step-off’ nature means you can pace your study to suit your own work/ life balance.

Progression routes to Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Degree are available via the Professional Practice route.

Students may also make a claim (APL) to gain credits for exemption from some modules.

Information for international students

English language requirements - IELTS 6.5 overall (minimum element scores apply).

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)1524 593318