Communication, Marketing and Media - Short Courses

Short Courses & Professional Development

Communication, Marketing and Media - Short Courses

Develop and enhance your skills and knowledge with our diverse portfolio of highly creative and interdisciplinary short courses.

Incorporating a blend of theory based and practical learning, these courses will provide the opportunity to be creative, innovative and develop your creative thinking. Working on collaborative and multi-disciplinary projects will give you valuable opportunities to acquire and build upon on a variety of transferrable skills alongside your course specialism. 

CIPR Specialist Diploma (Crisis Communication)

Short Course

This professional short course is designed for any professional who has a responsibility for crisis management and business recovery strategies, as well as those looking to specialise in crisis communication as a career.

Graduate Certificate Creative and Cultural Business

Graduate Certificate

The course supports students in developing their academic identity and skills in preparation for postgraduate study. Students will be exposed to and explore the scope and features of the creative and cultural industries, thereby developing academic skills, particularly in the areas of enquiry, research and communication.

computer screen displaying data

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9

Grasp the principles of effectively using data to manage health care operations. Conduct and explain both patient-focused and public health analytics.

man in an office

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

This module provides students with a broad appreciation of the range of digital library services within contemporary contexts and to encourage a critical engagement with the roles and purpose of these services. It examines and evaluates both the cultural and technical elements which contribute to these services.

Document Control Foundation SCQF Level 9 (5 credits)

Short Course - 5 credits at SCQF level 9

This short foundation course has been developed for new entrants to the Document Control function in the Oil and Gas sector.

Knowledge Organisation 15 credits at SCQF 11

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

This short course takes a practical, hands-on approach to Knowledge Organisation, involving students in the construction of a controlled vocabulary, a faceted classification, sample thesaurus entries, and the design of a web portal. These well-established techniques are used to develop an Information Architecture for an organisation, visitor attraction, or an event.

Oil rig in the sea at sunset

Short Course

This course is intended to enable students to develop knowledge and understanding of subsurface exploration and production data and evaluate its importance to the upstream oil and gas business.

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