Postgraduate Certificate in Human Rights and Development Management

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Course Code: C96 Course Level: Postgraduate Subject Area: Environment and Development Course Qualification: Certificate This course is available for study in: Globally

What you will learn

The postgraduate certificate looks at issues of human rights law and development in the broader context of business practices. It will allow you to engage actively with these issues and make a full contribution to assessing and finding solutions to complex situations arising in a business or institutional environment. The qualification will facilitate constructive and informed decision-making, enabling you a thorough grounding in all areas of corporate social responsibility both in dom…

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Course Code: C96 Course Level: Postgraduate Subject Area: Environment and Development Course Qualification: Certificate This course is available for study in: Globally

What you will learn

The postgraduate certificate looks at issues of human rights law and development in the broader context of business practices. It will allow you to engage actively with these issues and make a full contribution to assessing and finding solutions to complex situations arising in a business or institutional environment. The qualification will facilitate constructive and informed decision-making, enabling you a thorough grounding in all areas of corporate social responsibility both in domestic and global international contexts, developing skills needed for helping and encouraging companies to respect human rights, to avoid harm to people and environment and maximise their positive contribution to sustainable development.

Read more detailed information about the learning outcomes, and how they are acquired through teaching, learning and assessment methods.

Time required and cost

To achieve the Postgraduate Certificate in in Human Rights and Development Management you must gain 60 credits. The course typically takes one year to complete based on 12-16 hours of study each week.

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NB: Prices and modules are subject to change.

Career impact

In the past decade, the social expectations from business actors and the social engagement of these actors have changed dramatically. There is also evidence of an increased demand for those skills and expertise that could help business organisations fulfil their re-defined social role. This certificate provides invaluable professional expertise required for influencing the decision making processes related to business engagement in society.

The modules making up this certificate combine to give a good overview of the complex issues raised by such an engagement and to allow practitioners to make a full contribution to organisational strategy formulation.

Key dates

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Entry requirements

To study for this postgraduate certificate you must hold a bachelors degree from a UK university or other recognised degree-awarding body, or a course at equivalent level.

You will also need to be proficient in English, to an IELTS standard of 6.0. If you are unsure you will be able to take a free English test as part of the registration process.

Classification of course

On successful completion of the required modules, you can be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Human Rights and Development Management entitling you to use the letters PG Cert HRDM (Open) after your name.

You can continue your studies and add 60 credits to your postgraduate certificate to gain a Postgraduate Diploma in Development Management (D37) and a further 60 credits to obtain an MSc in Development Management (F11).

Credits

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Regulations

As a student of The Open University, you should be aware of the following regulations:

  • Student Regulations
  • Module Regulations
  • General Qualification Regulations
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Human Rights and Development Management.

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