Online Specialised Postgraduate Awards and Certificates

For professionals who seek to advance their skills and expertise with approximately 6-12 months of study, the University of Liverpool’s 100% online specialised shorter programmes are ideal.


Specifically designed for professionals already working within the knowledge area, these stand-alone programmes are designed to give you in-depth knowledge and skills in a short period of time.

Success in all these programmes leads to a University of Liverpool qualification.


Specialised Postgraduate Awards

Advance your expertise and skills within a specialised area of study in a short period of time. Requiring approximately six months of study - each stand-alone, online postgraduate award (PGA) consists of three complementary, practical modules making these academic awards ideal for professionals looking to update their existing knowledge or refresh their expertise in a field they are already familiar with.

The University offers the following Specialised Postgraduate Awards:


Computer Science





Specialised Postgraduate Certificates

Designed for professionals already working within the subject area, gain in-depth skills and knowledge in approximately one year of study. Each stand-alone, online specialised postgraduate certificates (PGCert) consists of four specially-selected modules, making the programmes ideal for aspiring professionals looking to update their knowledge within an area of expertise or to develop new skills for career progression and detailed professional development.

The University offers the following Specialised Postgraduate Certificates:


Computer Science