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PgD Industrial Leadership (Engineering)

University of Cumbria

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Workington

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course Overview

The programme is available for students from September 2019, from PgC to MSc, and meets the immediate demand for higher level skills development of graduates inengineering organisations. To further enhance programme relevance, industrial experts will co-deliver the programme alongside our own academic staff. Modules will be delivered by a combination of online learning and face-to-face delivery with 3 days of scheduled face-to-face delivery for each module, typically delivered as 2+1 day blocks.

This programme was co-created with industry & meets the immediate demand for higher-level skills development of graduates in industry. The focus of the programme is the continuous development of 5 key competencies identified by employers as being core characteristics and behaviours of effective leaders and manager, namely: Leadership Behaviours, Management, Commercial, Interpersonal Skill, & Innovation. Delivery has been designed for this programme to support practitioners in the world of work.

Graduate destinations

The skills developed on the programme are vital for leadership and continued career progression across industrial settings. Post-completion, you will be prepared for positions of increased responsibility enabling you to lead in innovative, responsive business settings.

Our links with industry have been used to guide and focus the creation of this programme, ensuring that it is aligned with the skills demands of employers. The competencies that will be developed here are those identified by industry as underpinning characteristics of effective leaders and managers.

It is also intended that the programme helps you develop your interest and understanding of the benefits and contribution of research and the development of case studies in a professional/work context. It is hoped that this will encourage and inspire some participants to continue postgraduate study and develop research ideas, perhaps at a MSc Masters or PhD/Doctoral level.

Tuition fees

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£ 8,533overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    110th out of 123 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    112 52%

    86th

    36
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    109th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.62 72%

    123rd

    23

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