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Duration: 8-10 weeks
Credits : 20
Enrol: Anytime
Fees: £450* (+20% VAT)
Short Study Visa Fees: £500
*VAT applicable in UK

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How you’ll study
This course is studied 100% online.
Course Duration
Study this course over minimum 16 weeks.
Start dates
Start any day of the week. Onboarding happens within an hour.
Ofqual Approved
Approved by Ofqual in the UK and Globally recognised.
Comprehensive study material
Learning material includes recorded lectures, presentations, ebooks specific for each unit, case studies, articles, handouts, assignment brief.
There are no exams. Assessment via assignments on which feedback is given.
How the application process works

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Registration and course induction. Start your studies

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The objective of the OTHM Level 6 Certificate in Academic and Professional Skills Development qualification is to provide learners with an opportunity for deeper engagement with academic and professional skills. These skills will enable learners to advance to academic study through the development of academic conventions, procedures and considerations relevant to study in higher education. It will also enable learners to develop relevant academic skills towards professional, organisational and self-management attributes that are associated with professional practice.
The aims of this programme will allow learners to:
• Apply principles of academic convention
• Develop academic assignments
• Use analytical and critical skills to develop arguments
• Apply time management skills for academic study
• Understand how to source and utilise information for academic study
• Understand own learning styles.


The learners have to complete one module to achieve the 20 credits.
• Academic and Professional Skills Development (20 credits)

Entry Requirements

The Level 6 certificate requires the learners to have
• Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification
• Mature learners (over 21) with management experience
• Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
• UK Versity will assess the level of English language proficiency if it is not your native language.

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The OTHM Level 6 Certificate in Academic and Professional Skills Development qualification bridges the educational and skills gap between relevant qualifications at levels 5,6 and 7.

As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to progress to relevant qualifications at a higher level or for progression with professional practice.


The Diploma is issued by the OTHM Qualifications. UK Versity Online Limited (Number DC1506132) is an accredited and approved delivery Centre for qualifications.

Key Facts

Awarding Body: OTHM Qualifications
Course Duration: 2 months
Method of study: Blended Learning / Distance Learning / Full or Part Time
Qualification Level: 6

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