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Professional Diploma in Organisational Learning
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This programme is approved and credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). It is available on a full-time, part-time basis or blended learning basis. The Professional Diploma is awarded at SCQF level 9
You can choose to start in September or January. Programme duration varies by study mode. You can study full-time or part-time, in-person or online.
Academic requirements An honours degree from a UK university, or equivalent. Work experience 3-5 years work experience in any field. International applicants who require a visa to study in the UK will need to ensure that they have an IELTS test from a UKVI approved test centre. Applicants would need to have achieved an average score of 6.0 in their IELTS test (with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the four sub-components of language learning (reading, writing, speaking and listening).
You will attend weekly lectures Assessment is through coursework, for example oral presentations and essays There are extracurricular activities such as case studies, industry visits and speakers, mentoring and networking
This qualification will enable you to work in learning and development departments, in quality management, customer service or business development. You may also continue your studies at postgraduate level
This one-year programme
will teach you the fundamental concepts of organisational learning, learning organisations, individual, team and machine learning.
It builds on diversified bodies of knowledge, including total quality management, open innovation, organisational development, and workplace learning, focusing on applying these concepts in the organisation. It includes driving a culture of continuous improvement and managing change to achieve and sustain business excellence.
|Organisational Learning Foundations|
|Group and Team Learning|
|Research Skills and Project Report|
|Sustainability and Ethics|
|Civic institutions and Sustainable Development|
- Discover the best methods of learning for you and your organisation
- Enhance your employability and skills
- Contribute effectively to your workplace
- Learn how to create a good work/life balance
- Apply your knowledge and experience to real-world problems
- Devise and implement best practice
- Create practical and useful work-based solutions
The qualifications/learning programmes which have been successfully credit rated by SQA are listed under the headings below. Credit ratings are normally applied for 5 years, however, after this period an organisation may apply to have the credit rating extended. The qualifications/learning programmes have been split into two sections – current and expired. If the qualification or learning programme was achieved within the dates listed for the credit rating period then the credit ratings will apply.
|Component Title||SCQF Level||SCQF Credit Points||Period of Credit Rating From||Period of Credit Rating To|
|Organisational Learning Foundations||9||20||18/09/2020||31/07/2026|
|Group and Team Learning||8||16||18/09/2020||31/07/2026|
|Research Skills and Project Report||11||20||18/09/2020||31/07/2026|
|Plus 1 option from:|
|Sustainability and Ethics||11||20||18/09/2020||31/07/2026|
|Civic institutions and Sustainable Development||11||20||18/09/2020||31/07/2026|