In today’s competitive employment environment for RPg students, academic excellence is only one part of the equation. For success, a full package comprising sound general knowledge, research and professional skills, and an innovative mindset, along with self-management ability, are required.
Since Fall Term 2013/14, all new RPg students are required to take Professional Development Courses (PDC) as a part of their program requirements. The professional development training includes the following five themes: professional conduct, communication skills, career development, entrepreneurship, and self-management.
The professional development courses requirements vary across Schools. The PDC requirements for RPg students admitted in 2014/15 are summarized here