Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Professional Practice

This programme aims to provide a flexible, bespoke work based route to a postgraduate qualification. All courses have as their main focus a work based project supported by your own personal learning and development. You will benefit from a highly relevant, customised course which also delivers outcomes for your organisation. The key course components allow for high levels of customisation, choice and negotiation. You negotiate your programme pathway, timescales, target award and award title. Students may also make a claim (APL) to gain credits for exemption from some modules.

Entry requirements

Applicants should usually have at least 3 years' experience in a role which allows for the scope to undertake postgraduate work-based projects. All applicants require employer/stakeholder support. Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language (IETLS, TOEFL or equivalent qualification).

Course modules

Modules: Programme negotiation/personal learning and development. Plus optional modules and projects.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework, including learning contracts, project proposals, reports, reflective commentary, and oral presentation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Work-based learning October 2016 GBP 4,356 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
PgDip Work-based learning October 2016 GBP 4,356 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgDip Work-based learning October 2016 GBP 4,356 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Work-based learning October 2016 GBP 4,356 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Work-based learning October 2016 GBP 4,356 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 593936