An award course typically of two semesters full-time or four semesters part-time. The diploma usually has entry requirements of a bachelor degree or equivalent.
a postgraduate course undertaken in the same discipline as the previous undergraduate course
See Award Level.
A qualification for graduates requiring at least one year of full-time study.
A qualification which builds on attainment in the prior degree, open to graduates or to those who have been able to demonstrate extensive practical, professional or scholarly experience of an appropriate kind, comprising a coherent programme with a total value of not less than 1 EFTS, which includes the requirement that the papers or other work prescribed shall be in advance of the 300 level.
A postgraduate diploma is a qualification awarded typically after a bachelor's degree. Countries which award postgraduate diplomas include Australia, New Zealand, England and Wales, and the Republic of Ireland. These are similar qualifications but developed independently of each other.