The Graduate Certificate is designed to develop your academic study skills and subject knowledge before studying a postgraduate degree.
Throughout the course, you will study with students with different academic and professional backgrounds to support and enhance your learning and prepare you for the transition into postgraduate study.
The course runs for 1 term from September through to January to enable you to join the January start on a postgraduate programme of your choice.
Following successful completion of your programme, you will progress on to the degree programme you applied for.
This course is validated by the University of Roehampton and taught by QA Higher Education, who work in partnership with the University.Apply Now
- Start date: To be confirmed
- Duration: 1 term (3 months)
- 2018/19 Tuition fees: £6,750
- Full-time classroom based programme
- Assessment via a mix of coursework, presentations and exams
You will be taught by experienced lecturers and academics who use their experience to develop your English and academic skills in preparation for progression on to your chosen postgraduate course.
You will have 18 hours of contact time with your tutor per week including seminars, lectures and tutorials. Further to this you will be required to spend 10 to 15 hours per week on coursework, assignments and independent study.
To prepare for your lectures, seminars and tutorials, you will have access to our online learning portal, Moodle, where you can access course information, content and your weekly reading lists.
You will be assessed via a mix of coursework, presentations and exams.
You will receive feedback on all assessments undertaken by coursework. Feedback on examination performance is available upon request from the Pathway Campus Manager and is intended to help you learn. You are encouraged to discuss assessment with your module tutor. We aim to provide you with feedback within 20 working days of handing in your assessed work.
The Pathway Campus aims to provide you with a wide range of academic support services during your studies. You will have access to a personal tutor during your course and will have regular meetings with the Pathway Campus team. You are welcome to drop in to the Pathway Campus office during the hours shown in your programme and module handbooks, and by appointment outside of these hours.
Our Disability Services team can help with additional needs resulting from disabilities, such as sensory impairment or learning difficulties such as dyslexia.Modules
The table below shows the modules that you will study on the Graduate Certificate, all of which are core.
Module Credits UK Academic Culture and Study Skills 20 Management and Organisations 20 Quantitative Methods 20
The course runs for 12 weeks, with 11 weeks of teaching and assessments in week 12.Apply NowEntry requirements
- 12 or 13 years of schooling dependent on the education system in country, please refer to the country specific requirements
English language requirements
- IELTS 6.0 with no single element below 5.5
If you do not meet these entry requirements, you may still be eligible to join our Graduate Diploma which has a lower entry point.
If you have IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all elements), the University may be able to offer a combined CAS to cover both your Graduate Certificate and postgraduate degree at the University of Roehampton. This option will only be available to a limited number of students and therefore, will be awarded on a first come basis.
If you have any questions regarding our entry requirements or your existing qualifications, you can register your interest and one of our team will contact you, or call +44 (0) 20 7656 8425.Apply Now£Tuition fees
The tuition fee for the Graduate Certificate is £5,500.
It is important to note that your tuition fees do not cover the cost of the following: subject books, stationery, printing and photocopying costs, accommodation, living expenses, travel, hobbies, sports or any other extracurricular activities. other extracurricular activities.
You should be prepared to buy some of the course texts, we recommend you allow an additional £75 for the duration of your studies.Apply NowProgression options
Upon successful completion of the programme with a 50% pass mark and subject to specific entry requirements, you will be guaranteed consideration for entry on to one of the University of Roehampton’s postgraduate degrees.
You will finish your course ready to start your postgraduate degree in January or if you would prefer to have a gap between courses, you can choose one of our September start postgraduate degrees.Apply Now
© QA Higher Education
The Pathway College is a partnership between the University of Roehampton and QA Higher Education – a UK pathway provider. The pathway programmes are validated by the University and taught by QA Higher Education. The courses are designed to prepare you for the seamless transition on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree.