Postgraduate Certificate are qualifications at the same level of study as Masters degrees and postgraduate diploma but they are much shorter (made up to 60 credits).
Whereas a postgraduate diploma is made up of 120 credits, a postgraduate certificate is made of 60 credits at same level. These are delivered and assessed through a series of taught modules.
Postgraduate Certificate courses are provided in variety of subject areas such as Arts, Science, Law, Business Administration, Architecture, Education, Music, Health and Social Care, Information Technology etc. These courses are popular with students carrying straight on from their undergraduate degree and professionals looking to improve their CV or change careers.