Professional Pathways

Students who have studied at Northumbria University London Campus will have the opportunity to undertake 3 short professional training courses through QA, on completion of your programme, subject to eligibility criteria.

These Professional Pathways are available for eligible students at no extra cost. This gives you the opportunity to add further training, worth more than £3,000, to your CV, continuing to develop your skills with those that are highly valued by employers.

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Which courses can I choose from?

The courses that you can choose from are listed below, with their duration and course area. You can choose 3 programmes: 1 from Category A, 1 from Category B, and 1 from Category C.

Choose 1 course from this category.

To check dates and locations for these courses, please visit qa.com and search using the course code.

Course
code
Course Area Days RRP
DEX10L1 Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £360
DPP10L1 Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £360
DWD10L1 Microsoft Word 2010 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £360
QAEX16INT Microsoft Excel 2016 Introduction Business Applications 1 £371
QAODDGWS Office 365 – OneDrive for Business, Delve and Groups Business Applications 1 £374
QAOFF365EU Microsoft Office 365 for End Users Business Applications 1 £374
DPP13L1 Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DPP13L2 Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £376
DPU13L1 Microsoft Publisher 2013 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD13L1 Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD13L2 Microsoft Word 2013 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD13L3 Microsoft Word 2013 Level 3 Business Applications 1 £376
DOL16L1 Microsoft Outlook 2016 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DOL16L2 Microsoft Outlook 2016 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £376
DPP16L1 Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DPP16L2 Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD16L1 Microsoft Word 2016 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD16L2 Microsoft Word 2016 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD16L3 Microsoft Word 2016 Level 3 Business Applications 1 £376
QAEX13INT Microsoft Excel 2013 Introduction Business Applications 1 £380
QAONOTEC Microsoft OneNote Business Applications 1 £380
QAOFF16EX Experience the 2016 Microsoft Office System (From Office 2007 / 2010) Business Applications 1 £382
DEX10L2 Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £383
DPP10L2 Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £383
DWD10L2 Microsoft Word 2010 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £383
DWD10L3 Microsoft Word 2010 Level 3 Business Applications 1 £394
QAEX13PP1 Microsoft Excel 2013 PowerPivot Business Applications 1 £396
QAEXAFC Microsoft Excel Advanced Function Writing Business Applications 1 £396

Please note: RRP correct at the time of publication in January 2018.

Choose 1 course from this category.

To check dates and locations for these courses, please visit qa.com and search using the course code.

Course
code
Course Area Days RRP
ADIDCS6L2 Adobe InDesign CS6 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £401
DEX10L3 Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 3 Business Applications 1 £462
QAILINTC Adobe Illustrator Introduction Business Applications 1 £463
QAPSADVC Adobe Photoshop Advanced Business Applications 1 £463
QACSSPRI Learn to Code – Cascading Style Sheets Business Applications 1 £486
QAEHTMLPRI Learn to Code – Producing Enhanced Web Pages Business Applications 1 £486
QAFUNDPRI Learn to Code – Fundamentals Business Applications 1 £486
QAHTMLPRI Learn to Code – Creating Web Pages Business Applications 1 £486
QAJSPRI Learn to Code – Using JavaScript Business Applications 1 £486
QASPEU16L1 Microsoft SharePoint 2016 End User Level 1 Business Applications 1 £618
MPDCMT Concise Minute-Taking Professional Development 1 £667
MPDOWT Organising Work and Time Professional Development 1 £667
MPDOWTPBL Organising Work and Time Performance Based Learning Professional Development 1 £667
MPDRP Reflective Practice Professional Development 1 £667
QAVISIOC Microsoft Visio Business Applications 2 £733
QAPR10INT Microsoft Project 2010 Introduction Business Applications 2 £773
QAEX13ADV Microsoft Excel 2013 Advanced Business Applications 2 £773
QAEX13ITM Microsoft Excel 2013 Intermediate Business Applications 2 £773
QAACADVC Microsoft Access Advanced Business Applications 2 £773
QAACINTC Microsoft Access Introduction Business Applications 2 £773
QAEX16ADV Microsoft Excel 2016 Advanced Business Applications 2 £773
QAEX16ITM Microsoft Excel 2016 Intermediate Business Applications 2 £773
QAVBAINTC Microsoft Office – VBA Introduction Business Applications 2 £773
QAIDINTC Adobe InDesign Introduction Business Applications 2 £793
QAPSINTC Adobe Photoshop Introduction Business Applications 2 £793
QAEX16PT1 Microsoft Excel 2016 Data Analysis and Power Tools Part 1 Business Applications 2 £794
QAEX16PT2 Microsoft Excel 2016 Data Analysis and Power Tools Part 2 Business Applications 2 £794
QAEX13PT1 Microsoft Excel 2013 Data Analysis and Power Tools Part 1 Business Applications 2 £797
QAEX13PT2 Microsoft Excel 2013 Data Analysis and Power Tools Part 2 Business Applications 2 £797
QAPR13INT Microsoft Project 2013 Introduction Business Applications 2 £797
QAPR13P2 Using Microsoft Project 2013 in a PRINCE2 Environment Business Applications 2 £797
QAPR16INT Microsoft Project 2016 Introduction Business Applications 2 £797
QAPR16P2 Using Microsoft Project 2016 in a PRINCE2 Environment Business Applications 2 £797
QAPBIDT Microsoft Power BI Desktop Business Applications 2 £797
QAIP13DF Microsoft InfoPath 2013 Designing Forms Business Applications 2 £820
QAIP13SI Microsoft InfoPath 2013 SharePoint Integration Business Applications 2 £836
QAPR10ADV Microsoft Project 2010 Advanced Business Applications 2 £836
QAPR13ADV Microsoft Project 2013 Advanced Business Applications 2 £836
QAPR16ADV Microsoft Project 2016 Advanced Business Applications 2 £836
QAPBIDT3 Microsoft Power BI Desktop Business Applications 3 £1,069
QAVBAADVC Microsoft Office – VBA Advanced Business Applications 3 £1,070
MPDDCSE Delivering Customer Service Excellence Professional Development 2 £1,254
MPDMCSTE Maximising Customer Satisfaction in a Technical Environment Professional Development 2 £1,254
MPDAYBC Assert Yourself and Build Confidence Professional Development 2 £1,254
MPDFNFM-1 Finance for Non-Financial Managers Professional Development 2 £1,254
MPDSPMD Solve Problems and Make Decisions Professional Development 2 £1,254

Please note: RRP correct at the time of publication in January 2018.

Choose 1 course from this category.

To check dates and locations for these courses, please visit qa.com and search using the course code.

Course
code
Course Area Days RRP
QAEAPBS Professional IT and Business Admin Skills Business Applications 3 £1,509
QAADMC Adobe Suite Masterclass Business Applications 5 £1,623
QAEX13MC Microsoft Excel 2013 Master Class Business Applications 5 £1,742

Please note: RRP correct at the time of publication in January 2018.

How can I find out if I’m eligible?

To be eligible for the Professional Pathways with QA, you must:

  • Have studied a Masters at the Northumbria University London Campus with a minimum duration of 1 year, starting after September 2016
  • Have studied a full-time programme
  • Have 85% or higher attendance rate for your Masters
  • Have achieved your target award
  • Book and complete your QA programmes after your final Northumbria University London Campus submission date
  • Take all QA courses within 1 year of your Northumbria University London Campus end date

Please note: Course cancellations or movements are subject to the standard QA booking terms and conditions, fees apply.

For those students who don’t meet the above requirements, such as those studying an undergraduate top-up, you may still be eligible for our Alumni offer with QA.

FAQs

QA has over 20 training locations across the UK. You will be able to choose your study venue, subject to availability.

Each short course varies in length. Depending on the mix of courses you choose, your Professional Pathway will include up to 10 days of training across the 3 courses.

No. You can book each course separately and at different times to fit in to your schedule (subject to availability). The only time restrictions are that you can only take the courses after you have completed your Masters with Northumbria University London Campus, and that all of your course are taken within 1 year of your Northumbria University London Campus completion date.

Alumni Offer

If you have graduated from the Northumbria University London Campus, you will also be eligible for an Alumni discount with QA on short professional courses delivered through QA.

You will be eligible for a 25% discount off the RRP on the programmes detailed below. The discount is valid for multiple bookings made for 3 years after the course completion date.

To check dates and locations for these courses, please visit qa.com and search using the course code.

Course
code
Course Area Days RRP
DEX10L1 Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £360
DPP10L1 Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £360
DWD10L1 Microsoft Word 2010 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £360
QAEX16INT Microsoft Excel 2016 Introduction Business Applications 1 £371
QAODDGWS Office 365 – OneDrive for Business, Delve and Groups Business Applications 1 £374
QAOFF365EU Microsoft Office 365 for End Users Business Applications 1 £374
DPP13L1 Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DPP13L2 Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £376
DPU13L1 Microsoft Publisher 2013 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD13L1 Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD13L2 Microsoft Word 2013 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD13L3 Microsoft Word 2013 Level 3 Business Applications 1 £376
DOL16L1 Microsoft Outlook 2016 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DOL16L2 Microsoft Outlook 2016 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £376
DPP16L1 Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DPP16L2 Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD16L1 Microsoft Word 2016 Level 1 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD16L2 Microsoft Word 2016 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £376
DWD16L3 Microsoft Word 2016 Level 3 Business Applications 1 £376
QAEX13INT Microsoft Excel 2013 Introduction Business Applications 1 £380
QAONOTEC Microsoft OneNote Business Applications 1 £380
QAOFF16EX Experience the 2016 Microsoft Office System (From Office 2007 / 2010) Business Applications 1 £382
DEX10L2 Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £383
DPP10L2 Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £383
DWD10L2 Microsoft Word 2010 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £383
DWD10L3 Microsoft Word 2010 Level 3 Business Applications 1 £394
QAEX13PP1 Microsoft Excel 2013 PowerPivot Business Applications 1 £396
QAEXAFC Microsoft Excel Advanced Function Writing Business Applications 1 £396
ADIDCS6L2 Adobe InDesign CS6 Level 2 Business Applications 1 £401
DEX10L3 Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 3 Business Applications 1 £462
QAILINTC Adobe Illustrator Introduction Business Applications 1 £463
QAPSADVC Adobe Photoshop Advanced Business Applications 1 £463
QACSSPRI Learn to Code – Cascading Style Sheets Business Applications 1 £486
QAEHTMLPRI Learn to Code – Producing Enhanced Web Pages Business Applications 1 £486
QAFUNDPRI Learn to Code – Fundamentals Business Applications 1 £486
QAHTMLPRI Learn to Code – Creating Web Pages Business Applications 1 £486
QAJSPRI Learn to Code – Using JavaScript Business Applications 1 £486
QASPEU16L1 Microsoft SharePoint 2016 End User Level 1 Business Applications 1 £618
MPDCMT Concise Minute-Taking Professional Development 1 £667
QAVISIOC Microsoft Visio Business Applications 2 £733
QAPR10INT Microsoft Project 2010 Introduction Business Applications 2 £773
QAEX13ADV Microsoft Excel 2013 Advanced Business Applications 2 £773
QAEX13ITM Microsoft Excel 2013 Intermediate Business Applications 2 £773
QAACADVC Microsoft Access Advanced Business Applications 2 £773
QAACINTC Microsoft Access Introduction Business Applications 2 £773
QAEX16ADV Microsoft Excel 2016 Advanced Business Applications 2 £773
QAEX16ITM Microsoft Excel 2016 Intermediate Business Applications 2 £773
QAVBAINTC Microsoft Office – VBA Introduction Business Applications 2 £773
QAIDINTC Adobe InDesign Introduction Business Applications 2 £793
QAPSINTC Adobe Photoshop Introduction Business Applications 2 £793
QAEX16PT1 Microsoft Excel 2016 Data Analysis and Power Tools Part 1 Business Applications 2 £794
QAEX16PT2 Microsoft Excel 2016 Data Analysis and Power Tools Part 2 Business Applications 2 £794
QAEX13PT1 Microsoft Excel 2013 Data Analysis and Power Tools Part 1 Business Applications 2 £797
QAEX13PT2 Microsoft Excel 2013 Data Analysis and Power Tools Part 2 Business Applications 2 £797
QAPR13INT Microsoft Project 2013 Introduction Business Applications 2 £797
QAPR13P2 Using Microsoft Project 2013 in a PRINCE2 Environment Business Applications 2 £797
QAPR16INT Microsoft Project 2016 Introduction Business Applications 2 £797
QAPR16P2 Using Microsoft Project 2016 in a PRINCE2 Environment Business Applications 2 £797
QAPBIDT Microsoft Power BI Desktop Business Applications 2 £797
QAIP13DF Microsoft InfoPath 2013 Designing Forms Business Applications 2 £820
QAIP13SI Microsoft InfoPath 2013 SharePoint Integration Business Applications 2 £836
QAPR10ADV Microsoft Project 2010 Advanced Business Applications 2 £836
QAPR13ADV Microsoft Project 2013 Advanced Business Applications 2 £836
QAPR16ADV Microsoft Project 2016 Advanced Business Applications 2 £836
QAPBIDT3 Microsoft Power BI Desktop Business Applications 3 £1,069
QAVBAADVC Microsoft Office – VBA Advanced Business Applications 3 £1,070
QAEAPBS Professional IT and Business Admin Skills Business Applications 3 £1,509
QAADMC Adobe Suite Masterclass Business Applications 5 £1,623
QAEX13MC Microsoft Excel 2013 Master Class Business Applications 5 £1,742

Please note: RRP correct at the time of publication in January 2018.

To check dates and locations for these courses, please visit qa.com and search using the course code.

 

Course
code
Course Area Days RRP
MPDCMT Concise Minute-Taking Professional Development 1 £667
MPDOWT Organising Work and Time Professional Development 1 £667
MPDOWTPBL Organising Work and Time Performance Based Learning Professional Development 1 £667
MPDRP Reflective Practice Professional Development 1 £667
MPDDCSE Delivering Customer Service Excellence Professional Development 2 £1,254
MPDMCSTE Maximising Customer Satisfaction in a Technical Environment Professional Development 2 £1,254
MPDAYBC Assert Yourself and Build Confidence Professional Development 2 £1,254
MPDFNFM-1 Finance for Non-Financial Managers Professional Development 2 £1,254
MPDSPMD Solve Problems and Make Decisions Professional Development 2 £1,254

Please note: RRP correct at the time of publication in January 2018.

 

I’m no longer in the UK, will I still be able to use the discount?

Yes. A number of courses taught by QA are delivered online, or via Attend from Anywhere. Attend from Anywhere allows students to remotely join a live classroom environment, streamed online via video conferencing technology.

You can find out more about QA’s Attend from Anywhere study option here.

How can I book?

To begin the booking process for your Professional Pathway, or to use your Alumni Discount, you need to follow the below process:

  1. Complete an enquiry form below, you will receive confirmation of your enquiry submission – you will need the course code
  2. QA Higher Education will confirm your eligibility with Northumbria University London Campus
  3. Once your eligibility has been confirmed, QA Higher Education will pass your details to our team at QA who will then contact you to book your course/s

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