Post-Degree DiplomasContinuing Studies


Western Continuing Post-Degree diploma programs are designed to complement your degree, giving you the skills and practical knowledge to launch your career.  Our small, interactive classes allow you to connect with your instructors, classmates and community members alike in the London and surrounding area.  Develop your personal brand and discover your potential as you prepare to make your mark in the world!


New!   A one-week degree-to-career bootcamp for new grads!

Offered in partnership with Western Continuing Studies and King’s University College, this five-day Degree to Career Bootcamp will cover the fundamentals of leadership, professional skills, networking, resume building and more to equip recent grads with the skills they need to launch their career.

Designed for recent university graduates, each day will be focused on an essential skill culminating with a networking event that will enable learners to connect with professionals and leaders in our community. This program will provide students with the edge they need to stand out during the job search process and acquire skills that are invaluable to prospective employers.

Day 1: Emotional Intelligence and Conflict Management
Day 2: Leadership
Day 3: Excel/Word Skills
Day 4: Project Management Fundamentals
Day 5: Resume, networking and interview skills (morning) Networking event (afternoon) 

Monday, February 19 - Friday, February 23, 2017
King's University College




Ask a Grad

We asked some of our post-degree graduates about their experience as a WCS student and working in their field.

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Laure Sheel
Safety Advisor, The Ottawa Hospital
Occupational Health and Safety Management, class of 2016

What piece of advice would you give to a prospective post-degree student?

The program involves a lot of presentations and in-class discussion. This will ultimately prepare you for the field since presentations can be a large part of your role.

What was memorable during your time as a post-degree student?

Our instructor, Dan, took us for a walk around the building our class was in and had us looking at from top to bottom. I haven't looked at any room the same since. My eyes somewhat automatically scope out rooms/buildings/situations/people for hazards or hazardous situations.

What do you enjoy most about working in occupational health and safety?

I'm constantly learning. Things are always changing in the field so there is always more to learn.

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