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Post Graduate Certificate & Diplomas

Graduate Certificates and Graduate Diplomas

ACS Distance Education (UK) can offer unique study programs leading to these qualifications in any of the disciplines offered through the school.

Prerequisites:  Applicants must have :

a/ A minimum of 3,000 hours (class contact equivalent) of post secondary studies in a credible institution (ie. recognised by IARC, UNESCO or an equivalent international body. Most major universities are acceptable.)

b/ A bachelors degree, a significant diploma, or equivalent.

c/ At least 1 year of relevant work experience following their undergraduate studies.

Course Requirements

For a Graduate Certificate - Five subjects (at level 2 or higher) -typically one of these will be Research Project IV.  These may be taken from those listed under the 'course' category on this website (  A level 2 or higher module is indicated by the course code.  Courses whose code consists of numbers in the 200 or 300+ are acceptable.

Research Project IV BGN301 is designed to develop skills thesis preparation and writing.

For a Graduate Diploma -Grad Certificate plus a Dissertation (BHT330), plus one additional module at level 3 or higher.

As above modules may be selected from the those with a course code ending in 200 or 300+.

Student are required to produce and present a 10,000 – 15,000 word Dissertation (BHT330) as part of the Diploma.


How to Proceed:

Contact the school by email and negotiate an appropriate course structure for approval by an academic officer.

Our horticultural science staff have over the years written a large range of book and ebooks, many of which are are available through our school's online book store.
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