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Credit-bearing standalone short courses

Postgraduate Professional Development (PPD) is aimed at working professionals who want to advance their knowledge through a postgraduate-level course(s), without the time or financial commitment of a full Masters, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate.

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You may take a maximum of 50 credits worth of courses over two years and gain a University of Edinburgh postgraduate award of academic credit.

You can also choose to continue your studies after one year and put credits towards a postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or full Masters degree.  Any time spent taking courses through the PPD scheme will be deducted from the amount of time you have left to complete the higher award.

Course Credits Start date Duration
Nutrition for Food Security 20 September 200 hours
Frameworks to Assess Food Security 20 August 200 hours
Sustainable Food Production 20 January 200 hours
10 February 100 hours
Interrelationships in Food Systems 20 September 200 hours
Food Policy 10 August 100 hours