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Study Options

How is the training delivered?

Our courses are designed to allow you to study without the need to take time out of work. If you intend to work towards a full Masters you will also carry out a research project.

Which Modules Should I take?

You can start with which ever module most interests you and take as many or as few as you like, either as CPD or to build towards a range of post graduate qualifications.

Blocks of modules are delivered in a rolling programme, with start dates in February, June and October. The blocks are repeated each year to allow you to cover all your module choices over your years of study: if you are unable to take one in any year you can take it in the next.

How much work will I need to do?

Our modules are designed to be flexible so that you can fit studying around your work and other commitments. Our students report spending 10 to 15 hours a week per module studying.

If you are working full-time we strongly advise against taking more than one module at the same time, at least until you have completed one and are aware of the workload entailed.

How will my work be assessed?

There are no exams. Each module contains one practice assignment and two assessed assignments. These include tasks such as: completing a report as if for a trade journal, reviewing the latest literature, data analysis, essays, process design, digital stories or online presentations. Each module also hosts a weekly forum and you will be required to submit your best forum posts for assessment.