For the Postgraduate Certificate, there are two compulsory modules:Postgraduate Diploma you will need to complete the Certificate and study:
A choice of two other core modules (you have to take at least one of these two but can take both)
and a choice of further optional modules:
And, to proceed to the MSc qualification you need a further 60 credits by taking either:Can I study the modules in any order?
Yes - but you are recommended to study the two Certificate modules before starting the Diploma. The Project is to be taken as the final module of your MSc.
modules have a website with links to a range of module and university
resources. Some modules are delivered completely on-line whilst other
modules use a combination of high quality study books
readings, guides and on-line resources .You will be expected to submit
your written assignments using the eTMA
system (electronic tutor-marked assignments). Modules either have a
project submission or a written examination (usually 3
hours) at the end of the module.
You will be allocated to a tutor (Associate Lecturer). The tutors come from a range of relevant backgrounds including further and higher education, consultancy, local government and business.
Support for the EM modules will take place in the following way:
See the individual module codes on Study at the OU website for the current fees.