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Post Graduate Certificate

Professional Development Courses For Graduates

Obtain a Post-Graduate Certificate through ADL's distance learning programmes.

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.

Prerequisites for the Post Graduate Certificate

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:  info@adlhomestudy.co.uk for further assistance


The Certificate is awarded upon completion of the following:

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.

Time Scale:

The post-graduate certificate must be completed within eight months of first logging into your course.

Mentors and Support During The Course

We are here to help you as much as possible during the course. When you enrol, you will be allocated a  mentor who will work with you through the modules and your research project.

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 and 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) module, 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.

Any Questions?

If you would like more information, and to discuss your Post Graduate options please contact the Registrar at:

Email: info@adlhomestudy.co.uk  
Phone:  01227 789 649     Int'l   +44  1227 789 649

Enrolment Process

  1. Click on the following link and choose three related modules: Approved Post Graduate Studies Modules
  2. Make a note of your chosen modules
  3. Enrol for the course and type the three courses you have chosen into the comments box, plus the name you wish your qualification to be known as. (N.B.Our Director of Studies will assess your choices to ensure they relate to your preferred title)
  4. Complete the enrolment process


Course Info
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Course Prerequisite A minimum of 3,000 hours at a recognised university. A degree or good level diploma. One year's experience in working in a field relevant to their qualification.
Course Qualification (Study Option A)
Course Qualification (Study Option B)Level 7 Post-Graduate Certificate
Comparative Credits InformationPOSGRADCERT
Course Duration and DeadlinesTQUK (Training Qualifications UK) - An Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation
Study SupportStudy Support: You'll be allocated your own personal tutor/mentor who will support and mentor you throughout your whole course. Our tutors/mentors have been specifically chosen for their business expertise, qualifications and must be active within their industry. Tutors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through our Moodle Student Support Zone online. Tutors are there to provide assistance with course material, discuss, explain and give advice and support throughout the whole programme. Their feedback is vital to your success.
Suitability for Self Employment and Small Businesses
Recognition of Your Course By EmployersYes - after completion of 3 elective modules
Recognition of Your Course By Universities400 Hours Approx. - Must be completed within 8 months
Designing Your Own Qualification40 credits
How Can I Enrol?12 credit hours
How Can I Get a Pro-forma Invoice for my Employer?
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Post Graduate Certificate

Price: £1,360.00Course Code: POSTGRADCERT
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"Fantastic Teacher. Well organised modules. Assignments force me to learn and research more so I can prepare well for exams. I really enjoyed studying via ADL.  I can now continue study at Ulster University which accept my certificate from ADL".    Level 4,  Advanced Certificate in Applied Science,  VSC001,  Stanislawa,  Poland.

Its with great pleasure I am announcing you my new job as 'Park Manager' for a 5 star hotel in Reunion Island.  Its definitely my courses with ADL (Botany, Agronomy and Trees for Rehabilitation) which were decisive for my nomination. Accordingly, my sincere thanks goes to all the ADL team.

"The course was a valuable learning experience as it provided me with the knowledge and understanding for me as a Careers Advisor. The feedback was very good from my tutor, and allowed me to  build upon my assignments that were marked. The comments were very informative  and very useful. Well written course material."  Andrew W, Careers  Counselling, UK

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Disclaimer: Every attempt is made to ensure all information from the academy is accurate and that the student has attained the competencies taught in a course, at the point of their assessment. Beyond this point, the graduate is responsible to maintain their acquired competencies, and apply acquired knowledge and skills in a way which is appropriate to the unique characteristics of each application. This will release the academy from any liability, action and claims of whatsoever nature in connection with, or arising from any such information, instruction or advice, given by any student or ex-student, whether directions given during the course are followed or not.