University of Salford

Management and Personal Development

This course is designed for graduates who are new to the labour market. The programme will develop your employability, enterprise skills and professional development. The programme will be focused around practical and real life experience and will enable students to undertake work experience around their chosen career path.

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

Systematically understand the potential challenges and barriers within the labour market, and to adapt problem solving and decision making methods to take account of these unpredictable issues.
Engage in and take responsibility for critical reflection of their own professional development and to review creatively their approach to managing their career path and progression.
Apply a range of existing and established career progression techniques or entrepreneurial capabilities through evaluation of current practice and changing labour market requirements to develop a range of advanced techniques that are applicable to their employment circumstances.
Locate, synthesise and critically evaluate recent / current information from a range of published literature and electronic sources and present this effectively in both oral and written form. Collect and gain a comprehensive understanding of the data, draw conclusions and present findings in the context of published research and primary research to a specialist and non-specialist audience
Work in partnership with other stakeholders to develop a systematic understanding of the processes which will enhance the effectiveness of managing and leading an organisation.

Entry requirements

You will need to have graduated in 2016 from a UK University and not be currently employed.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
PgCert Full-time £ 3,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 Weeks
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time January 2018 12 12 Weeks

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