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
QAEXAMV3 Microsoft Excel Automating with Macros and VBA (Half Day) Business Applications 0.50 £210
QAEXDAP3 Microsoft Excel Data Analysis with Tables and PivotTables (Half Day) Business Applications 0.50 £210
QAEXFPD3 Microsoft Excel Formulas and Presenting Data (Half Day) Business Applications 0.50 £210
QAEXINTC3 Microsoft Excel Essentials (Half Day) Business Applications 0.50 £210
QAMSTESS3 Microsoft Teams 365 Essentials (Half Day) Business Applications 0.50 £210
QAPBIDE Microsoft Power BI Desktop Essentials (Half Day) Business Applications 0.50 £210
QATEAMAPP Office 365 – Using Microsoft Teams with Office 365 Apps Business Applications 0.50 £210
QATEAMCM Office 365 – Microsoft Teams Essentials: Conversations to Meetings Business Applications 0.50 £210
QATEAMOWN Office 365 – Managing Microsoft Teams as an Owner Business Applications 0.50 £210
QASHCEI Skills Hack – Conquering Emotional Intelligence Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHCESS Skills Hack – Communications Essentials Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHDDD Skills Hack – Decisions, Decisions, Decisions Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHHTI Skills Hack – How to Influence Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHMKR Skills Hack – Stakeholder Management – Managing Key Relationships Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHPYPO Skills Hack – Powering your Potential Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHRVUCA Skills Hack – Resilience in a VUCA World Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHTME Skills Hack – Time Management Essentials Professional Development 0.50 £305
QAEX10INT Microsoft Excel 2010 Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £405
QAEX10ITM Microsoft Excel 2010 Intermediate Business Applications 1.00 £435
QAEXINTC Microsoft Excel Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £440
QAOFF365EU Microsoft Office 365 for End Users Business Applications 1.00 £460
QAONOTEC Microsoft OneNote Business Applications 1.00 £460
QAWDINTC Microsoft Word Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £460
QAPPADVC Microsoft PowerPoint Advanced Business Applications 1.00 £465
QAPPINTC Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £465
QAGABUS Google Workspace – Cloud Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £495

Please note: RRP correct at the time of publication in January 2021.

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
QAEX10ADV Microsoft Excel 2010 Advanced Business Applications 1.00 £560
QAILADVC Adobe Illustrator Advanced Business Applications 1.00 £560
QAILINTC Adobe Illustrator Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £560
QAFUNDPRI Learn to Code – Fundamentals Business Applications 1.00 £580
QAJSPRI Learn to Code – Using JavaScript Business Applications 1.00 £580
MPDCTE Communicating in a Technical Environment Business Applications 1.00 £745
MPDLSC Leading Successful Change Professional Development 1.00 £745
MPDMCDS Manage Conflict and Difficult Situations Professional Development 1.00 £745
MPDHSDYR Handle Stress and Develop Your Resilience Professional Development 1.00 £770
MPDCMT Concise Minute-Taking Professional Development 1.00 £795
MPDFE Finance Essentials Professional Development 1.00 £795
MPDOWT Organising Work and Time Professional Development 1.00 £795
MPDBWE Business Writing Essentials Professional Development 1.00 £810
MPDWPR Writing Persuasive Reports Professional Development 1.00 £810
QAMSTESS Office 365 – Microsoft Teams Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £810
QAMSTFA Office 365 – Microsoft Teams: Further Apps Business Applications 1.00 £810
QAMSTOTT Office 365 – Microsoft Teams: Owning The Team Business Applications 1.00 £810
QAMSTTCF Office 365 – Microsoft Teams:  Taking Collaboration Further Business Applications 1.00 £810
QASPEUOL1 Microsoft SharePoint Online End User Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £825
QAPAESS Microsoft Power Apps Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £865
QAPWAUTESS Microsoft Power Automate Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £865
QAEXITMC Microsoft Excel Intermediate Business Applications 2.00 £890
QAVISIOC Microsoft Visio Business Applications 2.00 £895
QAACADVC Microsoft Access Advanced Business Applications 2.00 £925
QAACINTC Microsoft Access Essentials Business Applications 2.00 £925
QAEX16ADV Microsoft Excel 2016 Advanced Business Applications 2.00 £925
QAEX19ADV Microsoft Excel 2019 / 365 Advanced Business Applications 2.00 £925
QAVBAINTC Microsoft Office – VBA Essentials Business Applications 2.00 £925
QAEX16PT1 Microsoft Excel 2016 Data Analysis and Power Tools Part 1 Business Applications 2.00 £945
QAIDC Mastering Adobe InDesign Business Applications 2.00 £945
QAWORDC Mastering Microsoft Word Business Applications 2.00 £950

Please note: RRP correct at the time of publication in January 2021.

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
QAPRADVC Microsoft Project Advanced Business Applications 2.00 £1,000
QAPSINTC Adobe Photoshop Essentials Business Applications 2.00 £1,005
QAPR16INT Microsoft Project 2016 Essentials Business Applications 2.00 £1,025
QASPEUOL2 Microsoft SharePoint Online End User Intermediate Business Applications 2.00 £1,245
QAVBAADVC Microsoft Office – VBA Advanced Business Applications 3.00 £1,280
MPDAYBC Assert Yourself and Build Confidence Professional Development 2.00 £1,385
MPDFNFM-1 Finance for Non-Financial Managers Professional Development 2.00 £1,385
MPDPWI Present with Impact Professional Development 2.00 £1,385
MPDSPMD Solve Problems and Make Decisions Professional Development 2.00 £1,385
MPDWEI Working With Emotional Intelligence Professional Development 2.00 £1,385
MPDAF Appraisals and Feedback Professional Development 2.00 £1,500
MPDAPW Advanced Presentation Workshop Professional Development 2.00 £1,500
MPDBWMC Business Writing Made Clear Professional Development 2.00 £1,500
MPDCFR Coaching for Results Professional Development 2.00 £1,500
MPDCSPE Consulting Skills for a Project Environment Professional Development 2.00 £1,500
MPDDCSE Delivering Customer Service Excellence Professional Development 2.00 £1,500
MPDFS Facilitation Skills Professional Development 2.00 £1,500
MPDIP Influencing and Persuading Professional Development 2.00 £1,500
MPDLVT Leading Virtual Teams Professional Development 2.00 £1,500
MPDWWN Win-Win Negotiation Professional Development 2.00 £1,500
QASPOTSM Microsoft SharePoint Online Team Site Management Business Applications 3.00 £1,515
MPDLP Leadership Presence Professional Development 2.00 £1,765
MPDMDBR Manage and Develop Business Relationships Professional Development 2.00 £1,765

Please note: RRP correct at the time of publication in January 2021.

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
QAEXAMV3 Microsoft Excel Automating with Macros and VBA Half Day Business Applications 0.50 £210
QAEXDAP3 Microsoft Excel Data Analysis with Tables and PivotTables Half Day Business Applications 0.50 £210
QAEXFPD3 Microsoft Excel Formulas and Presenting Data Half Day Business Applications 0.50 £210
QAEXINTC3 Microsoft Excel Essentials Half Day Business Applications 0.50 £210
QAMSTESS3 Microsoft Teams 365 Essentials Half Day Business Applications 0.50 £210
QAPBIDE Microsoft Power BI Desktop Essentials Half Day Business Applications 0.50 £210
QATEAMAPP Office 365 – Using Microsoft Teams with Office 365 Apps Business Applications 0.50 £210
QATEAMCM Office 365 – Microsoft Teams Essentials: Conversations to Meetings Business Applications 0.50 £210
QATEAMOWN Office 365 – Managing Microsoft Teams as an Owner Business Applications 0.50 £210
QAEX10INT Microsoft Excel 2010 Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £405
QAEX10ITM Microsoft Excel 2010 Intermediate Business Applications 1.00 £435
QAEXINTC Microsoft Excel Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £440
QAOFF365EU Microsoft Office 365 for End Users Business Applications 1.00 £460
QAONOTEC Microsoft OneNote Business Applications 1.00 £460
QAWDINTC Microsoft Word Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £460
QAPPADVC Microsoft PowerPoint Advanced Business Applications 1.00 £465
QAPPINTC Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £465
QAGABUS Google Workspace – Cloud Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £495
QAEX10ADV Microsoft Excel 2010 Advanced Business Applications 1.00 560.00
QAILADVC Adobe Illustrator Advanced Business Applications 1.00 £560
QAILINTC Adobe Illustrator Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £560
QAFUNDPRI Learn to Code – Fundamentals Business Applications 1.00 £580
QAJSPRI Learn to Code – Using JavaScript Business Applications 1.00 £580
QAMSTESS Office 365 – Microsoft Teams Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £810
QAMSTFA Office 365 – Microsoft Teams: Further Apps Business Applications 1.00 £810
QAMSTOTT Office 365 – Microsoft Teams: Owning The Team Business Applications 1.00 £810
QAMSTTCF Office 365 – Microsoft Teams:  Taking Collaboration Further Business Applications 1.00 £810
QASPEUOL1 Microsoft SharePoint Online End User Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £825
QAPAESS Microsoft Power Apps Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £865
QAPWAUTESS Microsoft Power Automate Essentials Business Applications 1.00 £865
QAEXITMC Microsoft Excel Intermediate Business Applications 2.00 £890
QAVISIOC Microsoft Visio Business Applications 2.00 £895
QAACADVC Microsoft Access Advanced Business Applications 2.00 £925
QAACINTC Microsoft Access Essentials Business Applications 2.00 £925
QAEX16ADV Microsoft Excel 2016 Advanced Business Applications 2.00 £925
QAEX19ADV Microsoft Excel 2019 / 365 Advanced Business Applications 2.00 £925
QAVBAINTC Microsoft Office – VBA Essentials Business Applications 2.00 £925
QAEX16PT1 Microsoft Excel 2016 Data Analysis and Power Tools Part 1 Business Applications 2.00 945.0
QAIDC Mastering Adobe InDesign Professional Development 2.00 945.0
QAWORDC Mastering Microsoft Word Business Applications 2.00 £950
QAPRADVC Microsoft Project Advanced Business Applications 2.00 £1000
QAPSINTC Adobe Photoshop Essentials Business Applications 2.00 £1005
QAPR16INT Microsoft Project 2016 Essentials Business Applications 2.00 £1025
QASPEUOL2 Microsoft SharePoint Online End User Intermediate Business Applications 2.00 £1245
QAVBAADVC Microsoft Office – VBA Advanced Business Applications 3.00 £1280
QASPOTSM Microsoft SharePoint Online Team Site Management Business Applications 3.00 £1515

Please note: RRP correct at the time of publication in January 2021.

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

 

Course
code
Course Area Days RRP
QASHCEI Skills Hack – Conquering Emotional Intelligence Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHCESS Skills Hack – Communications Essentials Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHDDD Skills Hack – Decisions, Decisions, Decisions Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHHTI Skills Hack – How to Influence Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHMKR Skills Hack – Stakeholder Management – Managing Key Relationships Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHPYPO Skills Hack – Powering your Potential Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHRVUCA Skills Hack – Resilience in a VUCA World Professional Development 0.50 £305
QASHTME Skills Hack – Time Management Essentials Professional Development 0.50 £305
MPDCTE Communicating in a Technical Environment Professional Development 1.00 £745
MPDLSC Leading Successful Change Professional Development 1.00 £745
MPDMCDS Manage Conflict and Difficult Situations Professional Development 1.00 £745
MPDHSDYR Handle Stress and Develop Your Resilience Professional Development 1.00 £745
MPDCMT Concise Minute-Taking Professional Development 1.00 £795
MPDFE Finance Essentials Professional Development 1.00 £795
MPDOWT Organising Work and Time Professional Development 1.00 £795
MPDBWE Business Writing Essentials Professional Development 1.00 £810
MPDWPR Writing Persuasive Reports Professional Development 1.00 £810
MPDAYBC Assert Yourself and Build Confidence Professional Development 2.00 £1385
MPDFNFM-1 Finance for Non-Financial Managers Professional Development 2.00 £1385
MPDPWI Present with Impact Professional Development 2.00 £1385
MPDSPMD Solve Problems and Make Decisions Professional Development 2.00 £1385
MPDWEI Working With Emotional Intelligence Professional Development 2.00 £1385
MPDAF Appraisals and Feedback Professional Development 2.00 £1500
MPDAPW Advanced Presentation Workshop Professional Development 2.00 £1500
MPDBWMC Business Writing Made Clear Professional Development 2.00 £1500
MPDCFR Coaching for Results Professional Development 2.00 £1500
MPDCSPE Consulting Skills for a Project Environment Professional Development 2.00 £1500
MPDDCSE Delivering Customer Service Excellence Professional Development 2.00 £1500
MPDFS Facilitation Skills Professional Development 2.00 £1500
MPDIP Influencing and Persuading Professional Development 2.00 £1500
MPDLVT Leading Virtual Teams Professional Development 2.00 £1500
MPDWWN Win-Win Negotiation Professional Development 2.00 £1500
MPDLP Leadership Presence Professional Development 2.00 £1765
MPDMDBR Manage and Develop Business Relationships Professional Development 2.00 £1765

Please note: RRP correct at the time of publication in January 2021.

 

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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