Post Graduate Courses Online
Professional Development Courses For Graduates
ADL offers an opportunity to obtain a post-graduate qualification through distance learning. Modules are selected from a wide range of courses offered by ADL allowing flexibility and self-paced learning.
Professional Development Courses for Graduates offered in a wide range of subjects – these may include wildlife management, wildlife conservation, psychology, counselling, writing, business, horticulture and many more disciplines. Our professional development courses are a flexible way to expand your own studies to a post-graduate level.
We offer two options –
Post Graduate Certificate and Post Graduate Diploma
You will need one of the following:
- a 3,000 hr Degree plus 6 months experience
- a 2,000 + hr Diploma or other qualification plus 3 years experience
- a 1,000 + hr qualification plus 5 or more years of appropriate experience
- at least 500 hrs formal study at least 10 years appropriate experience
If you are not sure whether you meet the above prerequisites please contact: email@example.com for further assistance.
The Certificate is awarded upon completion of the following:
- Choose three (3) modules from the list below which are Post Graduate approved modules with course codes of 200+ and 300+ (100+ codes are not acceptable)
- Plus Research Project IV (Thesis Preparation) BGN301 module.
Example: Environmental Studies VEN100 would not be acceptable as a module, since the course code is 100. However, Environmental Assessment BEN301, would be appropriate as it is a 300 level course.
Duration: 400 hours - enrol anytime and self-paced. Post Graduate Certificate must be completed within eight (8) months from the date of enrolment.
Total fees: £1,360 (instalment plans available on request)
Diploma is awarded upon completion of the following:
- Choose five (5) modules from the list below which are Post Graduate approved modules, with course codes of 200+ and 300+ (100+ codes are not acceptable).
- Plus Dissertation BHT330 module
Duration: 900 hours - enrol anytime and self-paced. Post Graduate Diploma must be completed within eighteen (18) months from the date of enrolment.
Total Fees: £3,060 (instalment plans available upon request)
Mentors and Support During The Course
We are here to help you as much as possible during the course. You will receive advice on the choice of your choice. Then when you enrol, you will be allocated a mentor, who will work with you through the modules and your research project/dissertation.
Why Study Your Post-Graduate Course with Us?
We are highly experienced in the delivery of quality distance learning education. This means that your mentor and our staff are all well aware of what is required to ensure that you have a good distance learning experience. You can start the course at any time and work at your own pace. This means it is flexible and you can study when it suits YOU!
We also offer a wide range of qualifications from a large selection of topics.
You can contact your mentor with any queries via email or phone. They will help you to move through the course and achieve the best results you can.
All of our learning materials are of high quality and ensure the best learning experience for you.
You do not have to have a degree in the same area as the post-graduate qualification. The courses are intended to complement your existing knowledge and expand your opportunities and knowledge in the workplace.
By completing the Research Project IV (Thesis Preparation) and Dissertation (Dissertation Preparation) modules, you are also increasing your academic skills and writing abilities.
I am not a graduate, can you help me?
We realise that not everyone has a formal degree, but that many people have a wealth of knowledge, experience and qualifications and may be ready and able to work at a post-graduate level. If you feel you are, then please contact us with more information on your experience, knowledge and qualifications and we can make the best suggestions for you.
If you would like more information, and to discuss your Post Graduate options please contact the Registrar at:
Phone: 01227 789 649 Int'l +44 1227 789 649
Understand Abnormal Psychology through this online course and learn how to identify psychological disorders and their consequences. How can you know whether a person's behaviour is within the 'normal' range or abnormal? Counsellors and support workers will benefit from this course.
The course will aid you in developing an appreciation of why adolescents behave in particular ways at particular times, so that you can help them face problems they encounter. The skills that you develop to differentiate between normal teenage development in areas like social skills.
Advanced Permaculture course online. Learn to design naturally inspired living systems. For people with prior experience in permaculture, this course is a more in depth and academically advanced study of various aspects of permaculture.
This course explains the sources and types of opportunities available in the market. Learn about the special needs of clients in this industry. Other topics include: outdoor adventure and management training, artificial environments, supply, geography, sustainability, and environmental impacts.
This course is designed as a program to first help you understand the marketing world, then to assist you in making decisions and developing skills in marketing. Emphasis is placed on profitability and efficiency!
This course develops your ability to analyse and manage marketing problems in an agricultural enterprise. Topics covered include: market research, management of your marketing, promotions, handling produce, packaging, distribution, customer relations and more.
Learn the principles and practices that underpin commercial broad acre crop production (agronomy) and develop an ability to interpret and apply information practically, on a farm. Complement your farming studies or experience and seek employment in the highly sought after field of agronomy!
What makes animals tick? Learn through this Home Study Animal Behaviour course. Understanding your Animals' (pets) Behaviour is the key to a happy relationship. Do they think and learn like humans? How do they adapt to their environment? Which animals have the best social life?
Become a brilliant breeder! Learn to plan an animal breeding program, incorporating genetic theory, breeding program management and practical aspects of daily husbandry practice. This online course is relevant to all animal, from pets to farm animals and horses to wildlife.
Treating and preventing ill health in animals is important for all people who work with them. Learn how diseases are classified, to recognise signs and symptoms of common diseases and how to treat these diseases and wounds.
This course will teach you about the components needed in animal diets and the composition of a range of feeds (including pasture, fodder crops, grasses, cereals, seed and other edible plants).
A comprehensive Home Study course in water fitness! This distance learning course is perfect for anyone interested in water fitness and safety as well as teaching some of the essential elements such as aquafitness equipment and facilities, hydrostatic and hydrodynamic principles.
Develop a capacity to develop and manage freshwater aquaculture enterprises. This course covers: water (e.g.source, purity, flow, temperature, dissolved oxygen), stocking rates, spawning, checking stock, stripping, fertilization, hatching, growth stages, feeding, harvesting and stocking.
Build on your existing arboriculture knowledge! This follow on course delivered via distance learning and home study, builds on what you learned in Arboriculture I, but goes much deeper into planting and tree care. It also develops your ability to treat trees.
Australian Natives II course online. Develop your expertise in Australian plants! This course deals with both woody (hard wooded) and herbaceous (soft wooded), low growing Australian Native Plants, which bear showy flowers. The focus is on small shrubs and ground covers.
The Academy for Distance Learning are a leading provider for online course with professional qualifications in the UK, and renowned for the care and committed support we deliver for your learning. Our specialist tutors are both successful business and industry people and qualified to deliver the materials provided, whether online, distance learning or paper based. We specialise in online course learning, making us experts at delivery and true pioneers in the field. We’re committed to your success, and we’ll help you choose the right course.