Programme details

Although you are initially applying for the PGCert, it will be helpful for us if you can indicate whether you are interested in continuing onto the PG Diploma and/or MA qualification. This will help give us an idea of your journey on the programme. It is only an indication at this point and you will be able to change your mind as you go through the programme.

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About You

Please provide your personal details. This information will form the basis of your student record with us. It will ensure that your details are correct for statistical reporting purposes.

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Home address details

Please provide your home address details as well as an alternative contact address details (if you wish them to be different to your home address). If you wish us to use your home address details for your contact address details, you do not need to provide the address twice.

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About your employment

Please provide information on your current role as well as detail on what organisational Board-level experience you have (this could be as a member or as someone with access to the Board). We will also require a copy of your CV in order to look at your career progression and previous experience.

About your education and professional qualifications

Please provide information on your education as well as any relevant professional qualifications that you might hold.

What to include: We need information on your degree (or higher-level) qualifications. If you have any professional qualifications that you feel are relevant please do provide information on those also. Proof of your degree (or high-level) qualifications will also be needed (a copy of the official certificate/ transcript along with certified English translations (if applicable)).

About your English language proficiency

All participants are required to be at a certain standard of English Language ability in order to undertake the programme. Please provide information on your English language ability below. The University accepts a wide range of English Language tests as evidence of English Language ability and these can be found at www.reading.ac.uk/ad-englishtests.aspx

In exceptional circumstances we will accept a suitably signed English Proficiency at Work form as evidence of English Language ability. This form declares that English is the main language of your organisation and you are required, on a daily basis, to write and speak in English to a high standard.

Your referees

When considering applications, we value the comments (in the form of a written reference statement) of two independent people

They should be individuals who have experience of your management and leadership, in a professional setting. Ideally, they should be able to comment on your suitability for a place on the PGCert in Board Practice and Directorship. Please do provide two references along with your application or indicate if they are to follow. Please also provide each referee’s details below in case we need to contact them directly.

Supporting and additional documentation

Please indicate below that you are submitting the required additional information alongside this application form.

Please note that copies of official certificates/ transcripts are acceptable – you are not required to send originals. We will require certified English translations of documents if they are not already in English.

Preferred file types are .pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt, .jpg and should be no bigger than 10Mb.

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Information for invoicing

Should you be successful and receive an offer of a place, an invoice will be sent with your offer documents. Please confirm below the details for billing purposes

Declaration

I declare that the information given on this form is true, complete and accurate and that no information requested,
or other material, has been omitted.
Note: If any information on your application form is found to be false, it may lead to the withdrawal of your place at the University.