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Research and Development 1200 Hours Higher Advanced Diploma

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Research and Development 1200 Hours Higher Advanced Diploma

This online course aids you in helping think outside the box while allowing you to become successful within the business world due to its distance learning nature.

Lesson Structure Higher Advanced Diploma in Research & Development

Core Modules    These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Diploma in Research and Development.

  1.      Research Project I BGN102
  2.      Ethics BPS217
  3.      Information Security BIT203
  4.      Operations Management VBS201
  5.      Project Management BBS201
  6.      Research Project II BGN201
  7.      Research Project III BGN202
  8.      Workshop II BGN203
  9.      Dissertation BHT330
  10.      Professional Practice For Consultants BBS301
  11.      Research Project IV (Thesis Preparation) BGN301
  12.      Statistics BSC304
  13.      Technical Writing (Advanced) BWR301

Elective Modules    In addition to the core modules, students study any 7 of the following 36 modules.

  1.      Industry Project BIP000
  2.      Industry Project II BIP001
  3.      Alternative Energy VSS102
  4.      Biochemistry I (Animal and Human) BSC103
  5.      Biopsychology I BPS108
  6.      Computer Operations VIT101
  7.      Course Writing And Development BGN107
  8.      E Commerce BIT100
  9.      Editing I - Special Offer BWR106
  10.      Hydroponic Supply and Consultancy VHT119
  11.      Workplace Health & Safety VBS103
  12.      Workshop I BGN103
  13.      Biochemistry II (Plant & Animal) BSC203
  14.      Biopsychology II BPS204
  15.      Climate Science BSC208
  16.      Engineering II - Engineering Applications BSC205
  17.      Entrepreneurship BBS204
  18.      Event Management BRE209
  19.      Green Walls and Roofs BHT256
  20.      Healthy Buildings I (Building Construction & Health) BSS200
  21.      Permaculture Systems BHT201
  22.      Physics BSC206
  23.      Plant Breeding BHT236
  24.      Therapeutic Nutrition BRE211
  25.      Biochemistry III (Animal Processes) BSC303
  26.      Business Planning BBS302
  27.      Environmental Assessment BEN301
  28.      Horticultural Therapy BHT341
  29.      Marketing Systems BBS303
  30.      Organic Farming BAG305
  31.      Tissue Culture BHT306
  32.      Workshop III BGN302

Note that each module in the Diploma in Research and Development is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.
When you know how to research and develop products or services, you are well placed to seize on opportunities as they reveal themselves.

There has never been a better time to work with R & D.
Knowledge you gain, and the awareness which you start developing in this course, will set you up to work in any industry, from health or science, to business or manufacturing.

Lots of Opportunities for Research and Development Today
Today's world is one of rapid change; with new technologies and changing marketplaces, driven by scientific discovery, politics, and uprecedented connectivity between people.

If you develop an understanding of management, business, technology and research; and build the know how to apply these skills to any industry, opportunities will begin to reveal themselves.

By selecting, researching and developing the best opportunities, your prospects for success in developing any new product or service will be greatly enhanced.

This course is designed to set you on just such a path.

Course Info
How Do Our Tuition Fees Compare?Full time classroom based Further Education Courses - Approx. £5,000 per year - Part-time classroom based Adult Education Courses - Approx. £7.00 per hour - N.B. classroom tuition means you learn at the pace of the class. One-to-one private tuition - from £15.00 per hour - ADL one-to-one tution fees - From £340 per 100 Hour Course = Average of £3.40 per hour - N.B. one-to-one tuition is tailored to your own individual learning availability and pace.
Course StartBegin your learning at any time.
Course Prerequisite None - Our course levels are an indication of the depth of learning you should receive. They do not describe the level of difficulty.
Course Qualification (Study Option A)Endorsed Qualification from TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation - Completed written assignments and final evaluation per course/module to be taken.
Course Qualification (Study Option B)Certificate of Attainment from ADL - Completed written assignments only - no final evaluation.
Comparative Credits InformationUK Course Credits: 120 - U.S. Credit Hours: 36 - when compared to regulated courses.
Course Duration and DeadlinesCourse hours given are a guide only. You will be encouraged to work at your own pace to learn as much as you can, with no assignment deadlines or end date by which you must complete your course by. You are in control!
Study SupportPersonal tutor/mentor support from industry relevant professionals throughout your whole course. Mentors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through the Moodle online classroom. They provide assistance with your course material, plus discuss, explain and give advice when needed. They will also mark and grade your assignments, plus provide constructive and helpful feedback vital to your success.
Suitability for Self Employment and Small BusinessesOur courses are ideal for sole traders and small business owners and their staff. Customer confidence in what you can do will determine how successful you are in getting clients. Doing the job right using the correct knowledge and skills, leads to repeat business and referrals to friends, family and work colleagues. Completing one or more of our courses for the service you have to offer, will give you the tools to achieve this and grow your business.
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Designing Your Own QualificationBundle up your choice of related courses to form your own qualification. Our Advanced Certificates (4 courses), Diplomas (6 courses), Advanced Diplomas (8 courses) and Higher Advanced Diplomas (12 courses), are used to differentiate between the in-depth knowledge and skills you will acquire in your chosen area of study. e.g. Advanced Certificate in Turf Care Management, which includes individual courses: Turf Care, Sports Turf Care, Turf Repair and Renovation and Turf Grasses.
How Can I Enrol?Online by selecting your study option, learning materials, plus payment option and then clicking the Enrol Now button - By contacting us for an application form - By telephoning us on 01227 789 649 (International: 0044 1227 789 649). Lines open 9am till 5pm Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays and between Christmas and New Year.
How Can I Get a Pro-forma Invoice for my Employer?Contact us with details and we will email your employer an invoice. We will need: employer's name, address, telephone number, email address and contact name. We will also require your name, telephone number, email address, date of birth and the course and code you wish to enrol for.

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