University And Degree Level

Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 410 Course Code: M0687-002
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation UCAS Code: HNC/Th 014W
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

Applications for full-time higher education courses should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website at www.ucas.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is HNC/Th 014W.

Call our Course Enquiry Team on 0800 068 8585 for further details.


Performing Arts - Acting for Camera

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
410
Course instance ID: 
546773546774
Course code: 
M0687-002
Learning AIM code: 
50092285
UCAS course code: 
HNC/Th 014W
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Arden School of Theatre
Location: 
Nicholls Campus

What's the Performing Arts - Acting for Camera course about?

The course offers high quality practical and intensive technical training to expand, unleash and develop performance skills and create students who act as agents of change and development in the performing arts industry.

The course aims to give students of all ages and backgrounds an opportunity to study and develop their performance and acting skills within a wide range of mediums, from live performance through to TV and film.

Students receive assistance from the college in many ways, this includes television preparation and showcases, audition preparation and audition alerts.

The Arden is also unique because it has its own agency which represents all students and has string links with Beverley Keogh Casting, acclaimed for their work with shows such as The Street, The Accused, Shameless and Scott and Bailey.

The course is designed to be diverse, practical and industry relevant to reflect careers within the performing arts and acting profession. At the end of the course students will take part in a professional mini-showcase which is attended by casting agents and industry professionals.

You will also gain skills in career preparations, CV building, agencies, audition technique and opportunities to perform in and around professional spaces within the thriving creative cultures of Greater Manchester, London and Europe.

The course is made up of the following modules:
- development of acting skills
- devising performance
- naturalistic acting
- creative arts professional practice
- acting for camera
- employability skills
- preparation, process and production in the creative arts
- creative arts research
- voice

Assessment is continuous and consists of written work, practical assignments and tests.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

On successful completion of the course students can go into employment within the performing arts, entertainment and other cultural industries in various roles. These roles include performers, writers, directors, or other related creative roles, such as community artists or arts administrators. Alternatively, students can continue their education with The Arden on the foundation degree or BA programmes, or go on to obtain further qualifications at other institutions.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

All students will be expected to have had some previous acting and performance experience. A minimum of 120 UCAS Tariff points from A levels (or equivalent Level 3 qualifications) plus at least 5 GCSEs at Grades A-C. Applicants that are short listed are invited for an audition.

Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity may also apply. All applicants will be auditioned.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

34

Hours per week

16

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.

How do I apply?

All full-time applications from students in the UK and from overseas should be made using the online application system on the UCAS website www.ucas.ac.uk

Please note, the course information on this website is provided as a reference guide only and is subject to change. It is therefore important that you check all course details, including location, timetable, fee, etc, at enrolment as the college operates a no refund policy.



 
Qualification type: Bachelor of Science Location:
Subject area: Level: 6
Leaflet Number: 302 Course Code: CR2252-01
Validated by: University of Salford UCAS Code: N340
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

Applications for full-time higher education courses should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website at www.ucas.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is N340.

Call our Course Enquiry Team on 0800 068 8585 for further details.


Finance and Accounting BSc (Hons) Validated by Salford University

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
302
Course instance ID: 
543408543409
Course code: 
CR2252-01
Learning AIM code: 
00246640
UCAS course code: 
N340
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Bachelor of Science
Level: 
6
Subject area: 
Business and Professional
Location: 
St John's Centre

What's the Finance and Accounting BSc (Hons) Validated by Salford University course about?

If you are interested in accountancy and finance, and are aiming to have a career in this field, then this could be the course for you. The main aims of the course are to develop knowledge and understanding of financial management and accounting practices, to be able to apply these skills in different business and management contexts, and for these evaluative skills to be consistent with the needs of employers and the profession. This course also gives exemptions from the ACCA qualifications papers F1-F9 for successful graduates.

Students will have the opportunity to develop skills relating to a range of accounting and finance areas. By the end of the course students will have developed analytical and evaluative skills and the ability to apply them in different business and management contexts. Students will also have developed knowledge and understanding of current accounting and finance theories and practice that will enhance their effectiveness in the field of accounting and finance.

The BSc (Hons) Finance and Accounting is delivered largely through combined lectures/seminars, workshops and tutorial sessions. The course is delivered on a full time basis over three days at the St Johns Centre. The course is a two year one (covering levels 5 and 6) with entry onto level 5 for those holding an AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Level 4 qualification (or equivalent).

Year one of the course is made up of the following modules:

The regulatory and economic environment
This module aims to give students an understanding of the business and economic environment for commercial organisations. The module also looks at the regulatory framework of the accountancy profession and the role of corporate governance.

Company law
The main aim of this module is to enable students to acquire a sound knowledge of the legal framework relating to companies. On completion of this module students will have had the opportunity to deal effectively with a wide variety of legal materials and to apply legal rules in the context of problem-solving.

Organisational behaviour
This module provides a wide-ranging analysis and understanding of the behaviour of people at work. On completion of this module, students should be able to apply knowledge of organisational theory to the real world of work and organisations.

Financial and management information systems
This module aims to enable students to select, describe and apply a variety of alternative costing and management accounting techniques. At the end of this module students should be able to describe and evaluate the influence of external financial reporting on the costing practices of an organisation.

Quantitative and statistical analysis
This module aims to introduce students to statistical techniques that are useful for decision-making. On completion of this module students should be able to effectively interpret statistical analysis output.

Financial accounting
The main aim of this module is for students to be able to apply their understanding of accounting techniques in the preparation and interpretation of financial reports. On completion of this module students should be able to appraise and apply specific accounting concepts to practical work place scenarios.

Year two of the course is made up of the following modules:

Business finance
The main aim of this module is to provide students with a thorough understanding of the role of the Financial manager within an organisation, and also the external financial environment in which organisations operate. On completion of the module, students should be able to understand what is needed for efficient financial management.

Advanced financial accounting and accounting theory
This module aims to extend students ability to prepare, analyse, evaluate and report on company financial statements in both the UK and internationally. By the end of the module students should be able to evaluate current practice and thinking in both UK and international corporate reporting.

Management accounting for control
This module aims to explore the role and nature of modern management accounting. Students completing this module should be able to select and apply appropriate techniques, and be able to evaluate the validity and limitations of such approaches.

The professional accountant
This module looks at the nature and scope of the accountant as a professional. It explores current ethical and professionalism issues in accountancy.

Business taxation
The aim of this module is to introduce students to the nature and operation of core areas of taxation related to businesses and their employees. By the end of this module students should be able to prepare a variety of taxation computations relating to companies, partnerships, sole traders and employees.

Audit Framework
This module looks at the audit process and its application in the context of the external regulatory framework. On completion of this module students should be able to fully understand and evaluate the audit process.

The assessments are submitted over four assessment periods throughout the year. A range of assessment methods is used, and examples of assessments are assignments, individual reports and exams. Exams are a strong feature of this course as professional body exemptions are available.Each module has either two or three assessments.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

There are many opportunities for graduates in accounting and finance-related careers, including banking and finance and work in central and local government. Alternatively students can continue their studies to Masters level or complete a professional accountancy qualification awarded by the professional accountancy bodies (for example ACCA or CIMA).

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

Applicants need to have completed a level 4 AAT qualification or an HND Business and Finance (merit profile).

All applicants should be highly motivated and have a strong interest in the field of accountancy and finance.
You will be required to attend an interview and may be asked to complete an interview task.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

32

Hours per week

12

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.

How do I apply?

All full-time applications from students in the UK and from overseas should be made using the online application system on the UCAS website www.ucas.ac.uk

Please note, the course information on this website is provided as a reference guide only and is subject to change. It is therefore important that you check all course details, including location, timetable, fee, etc, at enrolment as the college operates a no refund policy.



 
Qualification type: Bachelor of Science Location:
Subject area: Level: 6
Leaflet Number: 6748 Course Code: CR2253-01
Validated by: University of Salford
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

Applications for full-time higher education courses should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website at www.ucas.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is .

Call our Course Enquiry Team on 0800 068 8585 for further details.


International Fashion Marketing

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6748
Course instance ID: 
552786547264
Course code: 
CR2253-01
Learning AIM code: 
00246634
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Bachelor of Science
Level: 
6
Subject area: 
Business and Professional
Location: 
St John's Centre

What's the International Fashion Marketing course about?

This is a business course which focuses on the fashion industry. The main aims of the programme are to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of the principles of fashion marketing within an international context and to enable individuals to apply the principles of fashion production within a global marketing environment. The course balances both practical business and management skills with academic analytical rigour.

The course consists of the following modules:

- Corporate strategy & the Fashion Industry
This unit explores strategy techniques and processes in global industry environments relevant to the fashion industry.

- Fashion Brand Management & Communications:
This module critically evaluates the role of branding and communication within a fashion context

- Fashion Buying & Merchandising:
- This unit will develop an understanding of the practices required within buying and merchandising roles and their relationship to marketing.

Semester two Modules:

- Business Simulation for the Fashion Industry:
Students will learn how to implement, review and appraise business strategies, objectives and management decisions within a global market environment.

- Fashion Event Management:
Students will learn how to deliver a successful fashion event for the international fashion marketing industry.

- Management of International Fashion Marketing:
This unit will cover fashion marketing policy and management within an international environment.

Each module is assessed by two tasks which are based on industry scenarios

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

Having completed the course, students can either progress into employment or study a postgraduate qualification.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

The ideal candidate will have a passion for a career in the business and fashion industry and have already studied or worked within the fashion world. Management experience and skills are required and applicants should be highly motivated and determined

Applicants will be considered for entry provided one of the following requirements are met:
- The applicant has successfully completed a Foundation degree or HND at a minimum profile of Pass, which contain elements relevant to study in relevant subjects (International Fashion Marketing / Fashion & Textiles)
- The applicant has appropriate professional qualifications relevant to study in relevant subjects (General marketing qualifications CIM Diploma)
- Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who have relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity may also apply (
- International students are required to have IELTS 6.5

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

32

Hours per week

12

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.


 
Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdSc) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 6116 Course Code: CR3177-01
Validated by: University of Salford
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

Applications for full-time higher education courses should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website at www.ucas.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is .

Call our Course Enquiry Team on 0800 068 8585 for further details.


Systems Support Foundation Degree (FdSc) - Validated by the University of Salford

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6116
Course instance ID: 
544227544228
Course code: 
CR3177-01
Learning AIM code: 
00246626
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdSc)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Computing and IT
Location: 
One Central Park

What's the Systems Support Foundation Degree (FdSc) - Validated by the University of Salford course about?

This foundation degree is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to maintain and repair computer equipment and systems. The course is ideal for repair and maintenance professionals (IT technicians/IT service managers), currently in employment, who would like to develop their skills and obtain a higher level qualification, or for anyone who would like to begin a career in repair and maintenance.

Students develop highly technical and specialist skills, in addition to business awareness skills, which are taught at the request of employers involved in the design of the programme.

Subjects studied include:
- Software and hardware maintenance
- Maintenance schedule tasks
- Notebooks, laptops, and PDAs
- Internet applications
- Electronics and digital logic
- Networking essentials
- A+ essentials (CompTIA)
- Network+ (CompTIA)
- ITIL Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3

Assessment makes use of a range of activities, including reports, oral presentations, group work, practical assignments, time constrained tests, peer assessment and live industry briefs.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

The foundation degree prepares graduates for a wide range of careers, including corporate help desk technician, PC repair and maintenance bench technician, PC repair and maintenance field technician and IT services manager.

Upon successful completion of the foundation degree students may progress onto a third year and 'TOP UP' their FdSc to a BSc (Hons) Business Computing with IT (Validated by Salford University).

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

Applicants are required to have a BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/Extended Diploma with Merit, Pass, Pass or a BTEC Level 3 National Certificate/Extended Certificate with Merit, Merit in a IT-related subject area, or an equivalent level 3 qualification with appropriate content. Minimum UCAS tariff points required: 160.

Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity may also apply.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

34

Hours per week

15

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.

How do I apply?

All full-time applications from students in the UK and from overseas should be made using the online application system on the UCAS website www.ucas.ac.uk

Please note, the course information on this website is provided as a reference guide only and is subject to change. It is therefore important that you check all course details, including location, timetable, fee, etc, at enrolment as the college operates a no refund policy.



 
Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdSc) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 6285 Course Code: CR3176-03
Validated by: University of Salford UCAS Code: G550
Academic year: 14/15

Computer Network Security Foundation Degree (FdSc) Validated by the University of Salford

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6285
Course instance ID: 
543515543516
Course code: 
CR3176-03
Learning AIM code: 
00246627
UCAS course code: 
G550
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdSc)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Computing and IT
Location: 
One Central Park

What's the Computer Network Security Foundation Degree (FdSc) Validated by the University of Salford course about?

Today's computers keep vast amounts of strategic data and keeping it secure is critical. Network security is vital for businesses of all sizes, government agencies, government services and religious organisations, and individuals with personal data. With technology evolving almost daily, qualified security, network experts are in high demand, especially in small and medium sized enterprises.

Network security jobs cover a wide range of subjects. Database administrators are responsible for managing and protecting data. Computer systems analysts use the computer's technical abilities to meet the needs of a particular type of industry or company. Network administrators and computer system administrators oversee network security as part of their jobs. Computer security specialists focus exclusively on computer security for a company.

Students gain knowledge and understanding of public key infrastructures, access lists, firewalls, ISA security, troubleshooting of individual logic devices and computer systems. In addition to the highly technical and specialist skills within the foundation degree, business awareness skills are also taught, at the request of employers involved in the design of the programme. This ensures that students are also aware of the importance of time management, teamwork, communication skills and how to be an effective member of staff within the organisation.

Subjects covered include:
- Internet security
- Introduction to security concepts
- Client/server security
- Firewall security
- Infrastructure security
- Network administration security
- Securing remote access

Assessment makes use of a range of activities, including reports, oral presentations, group work, practical assignments, time constrained tests, peer assessment and live industry briefs.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

Upon successful completion of the foundation degree students may progress onto a third year and 'TOP UP' their FdSc to a BSc (Hons)Business Computing with IT (Validated by Salford University). Graduates may also progress into career pathways, such as database administration, network administration and computer systems analysis.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

Applicants are required to have a BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/Extended Diploma with Merit, Pass, Pass or a BTEC Level 3 National Certificate/Extended Certificate with Merit, Merit in a business-related subject area, or an equivalent level 3 qualification with appropriate content. Minimum UCAS tariff points required: 160.

Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity may also apply.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Part time (day)

Course length

3 Year(s)

Weeks per year

34

Hours per week

8

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.

How do I apply?

All full-time applications from students in the UK and from overseas should be made using the online application system on the UCAS website www.ucas.ac.uk

Please note, the course information on this website is provided as a reference guide only and is subject to change. It is therefore important that you check all course details, including location, timetable, fee, etc, at enrolment as the college operates a no refund policy.



 
Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 6713 Course Code: CR23466-01
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation
Academic year: 14/15

Edexcel BTEC HNC Diploma in Construction and the BuiltEnvironment

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6713
Course instance ID: 
549130550520
Course code: 
CR23466-01
Learning AIM code: 
50082760
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Construction
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Edexcel BTEC HNC Diploma in Construction and the BuiltEnvironment course about?

The Edexcel BTEC Level 4 Higher Nationals in Construction and the Built
Environment provide a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the construction and built environment sector and also offers particular specialist emphasis through the choice of specialist units.

Areas covered within this qualification include
- Design Principles and Application for Construction
- and the Built Environment
- Science and Materials for Construction and the Built
- Environment
- Management Principles and Application for Construction and the Built Environment
- Group Project in the Construction Industry
- Health, Safety and Welfare for Construction and the Built Environment Construction and Maintenance of Buildings
- Technology of Complex Buildings
- Building Services Design, Installation and Maintenance in Construction
- Project Management for Construction and the Built Environment

Unit Assignment and Assessment

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

Higher Education progressing to HND, Foundation degree and Honours degree

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

- A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction and the Built Environment
- A GCE Advanced level profile which demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject.
- This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C
- Other related level 3 qualifications
- An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution
- Related work experience.
Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience (paid and/or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Edexcel BTEC HNC Diploma in Construction and the BuiltEnvironment course?

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a Level 4 HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Part time (day)

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

30

Hours per week

6

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.


 
Qualification type: Bachelor of Science Location:
Subject area: Level: 6
Leaflet Number: 307 Course Code: CR2254-01
Validated by: University of Salford
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

Applications for full-time higher education courses should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website at www.ucas.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is .

Call our Course Enquiry Team on 0800 068 8585 for further details.


Marketing Management BSc

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
307
Course instance ID: 
548982547265
Course code: 
CR2254-01
Learning AIM code: 
00246639
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Bachelor of Science
Level: 
6
Subject area: 
Business and Professional
Location: 
St John's Centre

What's the Marketing Management BSc course about?

This course is suitable for students who are interested in working in a managerial role within a marketing environment. The main aims of the course are to provide an emphasis on management within the marketing function, and prepare students for a wide variety of managerial careers within a marketing environment.

Students will have the opportunity to undertake market research, work on a group project and present a corporate business plan. By the end of the course students will have developed analytical and evaluative skills and the ability to apply them in different business and management contexts. Students will also have developed knowledge and understanding of current marketing theories and practice that will enhance their effectiveness as managers.

The BSc (Hons) Marketing Management is delivered largely through combined lectures/seminars, workshops and tutorial sessions. The course is delivered on a full time basis over three days at the St Johns Centre.

The course is made up of the following six modules, all of which are worth 20 credit units:

Corporate Strategy
This module will provide students with an overall perspective of organisations through exploring strategy techniques and processes. By the end of the module students should be able to apply knowledge and understanding of strategy to a variety of real life businesses.

Integrated Marketing Communications
This module should help students to understand the relationship between buyer behaviour and buyer motivations. This should then enable students to understand and appreciate the decisions needed to design and develop an efficient marketing communications strategy.

Consumer Behaviour and Market Research
This module aims to connect consumer behaviour and market research theories to applications in marketing through a critical appreciation of market research methodology. Students will also be able to build an appreciation of the role of market research methodology.

International Marketing
This module builds analytical, problem-solving and presentation skills through the use of case study material. The main aim of this module is to develop an understanding of how different cultural environments affect product markets, and how specific circumstances affect marketing policy and management within a foreign or multinational environment.

Services and Relationship Marketing
The main aim of this module is to explore the current issues which impact on the practice of marketing in services. Students will develop a detailed understanding of the marketing process adopted by a range of public and private sector organisations.

Business Simulation
This module aims to develop students ability to implement, review and appraise business strategy and management decisions within the context of a dynamic, competitive market environment. The students employability should be improved through experience of real-time business decision-making in a simulated environment.

There are either two or three assessments for all modules. The assessments are submitted over four assessment periods throughout the year. A range of assessment methods are used and examples of assessments are:
- Individual report
- Group presentation
- Group project
- Business plan
- Individual presentation
- Exams

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

On completion of the course students can progress onto employment or continue their studies to Masters level. Another option would be to complete a professional marketing qualification awarded by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

Applicants are required to have:
- A Foundation Degree in Business and Marketing (minimum 55% overall mark)
- A HND in Business and Marketing (minimum merit profile)

All applicants should be highly motivated and have a strong interest in the field of marketing management. You should be able to work as a member of a team as some of the assessments are group based.

You will be required to attend an interview and may be asked to complete an interview task.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

32

Hours per week

12

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.

How do I apply?

All full-time applications from students in the UK and from overseas should be made using the online application system on the UCAS website www.ucas.ac.uk

Please note, the course information on this website is provided as a reference guide only and is subject to change. It is therefore important that you check all course details, including location, timetable, fee, etc, at enrolment as the college operates a no refund policy.



 
Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdA) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 470 Course Code: CR6243-01
Validated by: University of Salford UCAS Code: FdA/Radio P312
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

Applications for full-time higher education courses should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website at www.ucas.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is FdA/Radio P312.

Call our Course Enquiry Team on 0800 068 8585 for further details.


Radio Production

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
470
Course instance ID: 
543500543501
Course code: 
CR6243-01
Learning AIM code: 
00245532
UCAS course code: 
FdA/Radio P312
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdA)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Creative and Digital Media
Location: 
One Central Park

What's the Radio Production course about?

With the move of whole areas of BBC operation to the north and the launch of new commercial radio stations in the city, Manchester, more than ever, is an exciting city for broadcast employment opportunities. This course offers an educational foundation for a range of careers in the radio broadcast industry.

This course is delivered in partnership with Radio Regen, Manchester's only specialist radio training organisation. In 2008, Radio Regen, supported by the college, established a community radio station - North Manchester FM - at One Central Park to provide students with valuable hands-on experience.

This course is very practical and offers work experience within the radio industry (both community and commercial sectors), enabling students to develop the skills essential for a successful career in radio.

Subjects covered include:
- Radio pre-production
- Radio analysis
- Script and content writing
- Practical radio production
- Radio legal and ethical affairs
- Radio production - documentary making
- News and current affairs
- Radio drama
- Commercial radio
- Community radio

Students are assessed on essays, practical assignments, examinations, presentations, case studies, programme proposals, portfolios, a reflective journal, interview transcriptions and broadcast projects.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

On successful completion of the course students may enter into careers in the fields of radio, journalism, podcasting, audio production and multimedia. Previous graduates have also successfully undertaken the BA (Honours) Professional Broadcast Techniques with the University of Salford.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

Applicants are required to have a BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/Extended Diploma with Merit, Pass, Pass or a BTEC Level 3 National Certificate/Extended Certificate with Merit, Merit in a media-related subject area, or an equivalent level 3 qualification with appropriate content. Minimum UCAS tariff points required: 160. In addition, applicants must be highly motivated and be able to work well as a member of a team as much of the work is practical and project-based. A commitment to excellent attendance is also required. Applicants must have a keen interest in the broadcast industries.

Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity may also apply.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

34

Hours per week

18

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.

How do I apply?

All full-time applications from students in the UK and from overseas should be made using the online application system on the UCAS website www.ucas.ac.uk

Please note, the course information on this website is provided as a reference guide only and is subject to change. It is therefore important that you check all course details, including location, timetable, fee, etc, at enrolment as the college operates a no refund policy.



 
Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdA) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 1229 Course Code: CR22858-01
Validated by: University of Salford UCAS Code: FdSc/SC CX61
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

Applications for full-time higher education courses should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website at www.ucas.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is FdSc/SC CX61.

Call our Course Enquiry Team on 0800 068 8585 for further details.


Sports Coaching Foundation Degree (FdA)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
1229
Course instance ID: 
543388543389
Course code: 
CR22858-01
Learning AIM code: 
00246641
UCAS course code: 
FdSc/SC CX61
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdA)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Sport
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Sports Coaching Foundation Degree (FdA) course about?

This course is for students that have a real passion for sport, and want to learn about the art/science of coaching sports skills . Students will develop a range of skills and knowledge in key areas of sports coaching which will be appropriate for successful transition into a sports coaching/delivery based career. The course is ideal for those who wish to work with sports clubs, schools, national governing bodies or operate sports coaching based businesses.

The course is delivered through a range of ways including practical based work, reflective practice, sports performance analysis and planning, and organising and running sports coaching events. The course is predominantly practical based and centred on codes of conduct and professional practice. As part of the course students will undertake work experience. The course is fully supported by Manchester Leisure and work placement providers.

The course is delivered both full time and part time, predominately over three days (full time) by industry specialist staff. The staff have a wide range of knowledge within sport and coaching, and have actively been involved with professional football, power lifting, gymnastics, hockey and fitness.

Year one modules are as follows:

- Sports Delivery and Coaching
This module covers the planning and conducting of safe, progressive coaching sessions. Students will learn different methods used in coaching such as the use of demonstration, problem solving, differentiating coaching sessions, delivery methods and communication styles

- Coaching Special Populations
This module will examine the delivery of sports coaching within a wide range of environments and contexts.

- Introduction to Policy and Practice in Sport
This module will cover the framework of sport and coaching in the UK.

- Fitness Testing
This module will introduce students to the wide range of fitness testing techniques within a sports coaching context.

- Introduction to Study and Management Skills
This module covers the wide range of skills involved with academic and personal growth.

- Introduction to Human Resource Management for Sport
This module covers a range of aspects involved with running a sports coaching based business. It will cover aspects such as theories of human behaviour and motivation, supervisory skills and techniques, delegation, setting aims and targets in human resource management and dealing with conflict and disciplinary issues.

Year two modules are as follows:

- Sports Psychology
This module will examine the range and application of sport psychology techniques within a sports coaching context.

- Coaching Performance and Analysis
This module will examine the key elements when analysing performance in a sports skills and tactics context. It will cover areas such as performance analysis, notational analysis, developing training programmes around data, scientific based feedback, and performer feedback.

- Financial Aspects of Sport and Business
This module will examine the financial elements involved with running a sports coaching business.

- Work Experience in Sport
This module will enable the student to gain experience within a sports coaching context.

- Sports Marketing
This module will examine a range of factors involved with sports marketing.

- Scientific aspects of Sports Performance
This module will focus on the scientific aspects involved with sports coaching.

The course is assessed through two tasks per module. Tasks are based around industry scenarios and are practical based in many of the modules. Development of practical and academic skills (e.g. delivering sessions, essay writing, report writing, case studies and self-awareness /reflective evaluation of own skill sets) are built into assignments to enable students to develop and grow their skills in a wide range of areas.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

Upon graduation from the foundation degree programme students may have the opportunity to progress and complete a linked honours degree at the University of Salford or BA (Hons) Sport and Leisure Management.

Alternatively students will have the skills to go directly into employment. Past students have go on to work in community sports coaching, sports development, sports based management and sports based teaching contexts.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

Applicants are required to have two A Levels (including PE), or a BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/Extended Diploma with Merit, Pass, Pass or a BTEC Level 3 National Certificate/Extended Certificate with Merit, Merit in Sport, or an equivalent level 3 qualification with appropriate content. Minimum UCAS tariff points required: 160.

The ideal candidate will have the desire to pursue a career within the sports coaching industry coupled with a lifelong passion for sport. You will have already worked in a leadership/ volunteering capacity and have some experience of delivering/ assisting sports coaching within a club or school.

Applicants should be highly motivated, have strong interests in sport/ sports coaching and be able to work well as a member of a team.

Applicants initially may be required to attend an interview and complete an interview task.

Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity may also apply.

Please note: if you enrol on this course, you will be required to complete a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) application form.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

0

Hours per week

0

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.

How do I apply?

All full-time applications from students in the UK and from overseas should be made using the online application system on the UCAS website www.ucas.ac.uk

Please note, the course information on this website is provided as a reference guide only and is subject to change. It is therefore important that you check all course details, including location, timetable, fee, etc, at enrolment as the college operates a no refund policy.



 
Qualification type: Certificate of Education (CertEd) Location:
Subject area: Level: Higher
Leaflet Number: 1011 Course Code: CR3025-1
Validated by: University of Huddersfield
Academic year: 14/15

Teacher Training - Lifelong Learning (In-service)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
1011
Course instance ID: 
546775542924
Course code: 
CR3025-1
Learning AIM code: 
00229876
Awarding body: 
University of Huddersfield
Qualification type: 
Certificate of Education (CertEd)
Level: 
Higher
Subject area: 
Teacher Education
Location: 
One Central Park

What's the Teacher Training - Lifelong Learning (In-service) course about?

This course is validated by The University of Huddersfield and is an ideal route for students wanting to gain the full professional status for teachers in Lifelong Learning (QTLS). The course can also lead to employment in secondary schools.

In additon to the learning hours that you spend in college you will be expected to undertake private study and work experience in a classroom of approximately 5 hours per week.

Year 1 Modules
-Teaching, Learning and Assessment
This module develops key ideas about teaching and learning in Lifelong Learning Sector. The module explores theories about learning, how people learn, differentiation and assessment.

-Professional Development Portfolio
This module will develop students practical teaching abilities and provides opportunities to enhance knowledge and personal skills of professional relevance. It also develops understanding of models of reflective practice and the ability to apply this over a sustained period to improve teaching.

Year 2 Modules
-Curriculum and Professional Issues
This module provides an opportunity to develop a critical understanding of curriculum concepts, policies and influences.

-Teaching a Specialist Subject
This module builds on the work from year 1 to support teachers in developing their specialist knowledge. As a part of this module all students have to attend a 2 day specialist conference at the University of Huddersfield and present a paper relating to teaching in their specialist area.

Examples of assessments include:

-Micro teach to peers
-Personal skills presentation
-Written assignments of between 1500-3000 words
-Personal Development Plan file identifying skills development and areas to improve
-Teaching observations and reflections
-Specialist conference paper supported by an online subject specialist tutor
-Self and peer assessment-

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

Having completed the course, students can choose to complete a year as a newly qualified tutor and then apply for QTLS through the Institute for Learning (IfL). To gain QTLS students will have to demonstrate continuing professional development as well as have a number of successful teaching observations and meet vocational standards. They will also need to have level 2 literacy and numeracy qualifications

Past Cert Ed students have progressed to the BA in Education and Professional development offered by the Manchester College. Students have then progressed on to Masters and Doctorates in Education. Otther students have gained employment in a related field.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

The ideal candidate will have a passion for a career in teaching in the lifelong learning sector. They will want to pass on their vocational skills and knowledge and strive for continuous professional development. Applicants should be highly motivated, determined and have strong interests in education and related subjects and be able to work well both independently and as a member of a team. They will have good time management skills and will have to manage both the study and teaching elements of the course.

Applicants will normally be considered for entry to this course provided that they have a level 3 or higher qualification in their vocation or academic specialist area. Students must also have a subject specialist mentor and have 100 hours of teaching practice in place, to run across the duration of the course. Volunteer teachers are required to arrange their own teaching placements as this is an in-service course.

All applicants are expected to complete a literacy assessment and must have a level 2 qualification in literacy and/or assessment.

All successful applicants on this course are strongly advised to join the Institute for Learning (IfL)

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Part time (day)

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

32

Hours per week

4

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.

How do I apply?

Applications for part-time study should be made directly to Huddersfield University via the link below. Applicants will need to select The Manchester College as the Centre at which they will be studying.

Please note, the course information on this website is provided as a reference guide only and is subject to change. It is therefore important that you check all course details, including location, timetable, fee, etc, at enrolment as the college operates a no refund policy.