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Qualification type: Bachelor of Arts Location:
Subject area: Level: 6
Leaflet Number: 6867 Course Code: CR2261-01
Validated by: University of Salford UCAS Code: 3M67
Academic year: 15/16

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 3M67.

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


Make-up Artistry (Fashion and Media Pathway)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6867
Course instance ID: 
568883568884
Course code: 
CR2261-01
Learning AIM code: 
00246609
UCAS course code: 
3M67
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Bachelor of Arts
Level: 
6
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Make-up Artistry (Fashion and Media Pathway) course about?

The programme is designed to offer students who have successfully completed the foundation degree, or a similar course in make-up, the opportunity to obtain the award of an honours degree.

The course comprises of a range of core modules designed to further extend key skills, attributes and advance technical ability in the art of make-up transformation.

The course aims to produce professional make-up artists who are equipped with all the skills to adapt and respond to the challenging demands of the make-up industry.

With the exciting new developments occurring in the world of TV, Manchester is set to become an exhilarating and innovative media city. Make-up artists in this region are highly sought after due to the new BBC Media City at Salford Quays and the redevelopment of ITVs Granada Studios which provide our students with excellent opportunities to gain significant experience and work placements.

The course is delivered full time over two days by industry specialist staff, further supported by a range of guest speakers. In addition, students have been able to travel to make-up artist exhibitions and events, including London IMATS, Mac pro Liverpool and have been granted the opportunity to train in a make-up school in Japan

Multi Media Showreel
This unit enables the student to engage, liaise and construct a collaborative project with students/professionals from complementary performance disciplines in the production of a show reel, to promote their talent, develop enterprise and employability skills. The final show reel will be the students `calling card? when applying for posts and will also help focus the student?s abilities in the sector that will be their chosen career path.

Advanced materials and processes: Characterisation
This unit enables the student to undertake an individual project that extends their personal design and research approach to characterisations for stage and screen productions. Through examining and developing specialist skills, the unit encourages the student to explore emerging issues and perceptions of continuity within a production context.

Promotional Developments
This unit helps students to publicise and promote their expertise as a make-up artist. Students will investigate and analyse the concept of marketing in relation to the media industry. The internet will be utilised as a marketing tool, students will produce an online profile or website to showcase a portfolio of their work to prospective employers.

Advanced Creative Portfolio Project
This unit will provide the students with an opportunity to undertake a supervised, student-centred project. Students are encouraged to identify an issue or set of issues around which to focus their project. This unit will help students to develop their research and presentation skills.

Advanced Contextual Project
This module will enable the student to undertake primary and secondary research which examines their chosen topic in depth and reflect on the critical debates surrounding the chosen topic

The students practical expertise will be assessed through the activities undertaken in workshops, studio and external environments.

Examples of assessments include:
- Dissertation
- E-Portfolio
- Professional practice
- Presentation
- Show reel
- Website/profile
- Peer Assessment
- Essays
- Observations

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

Upon successful completion of the course students will be equipped with the skills to progress directly into employment as Make-Up Artists within a broad spectrum of make-up disciplines including: TV, Film, Fashion, Editorial, Bridal or Teaching

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

The ideal candidate will have a passion for make-up, be creative and enthusiastic. It will be beneficial if you have undertaken work experience within the make-up industry to give you an insight into the working practices of a make-up artist.

Applicants to the course will be expected to possess one of the following qualifications,
- A Foundation Degree in a related subject area
- A HND in a related subject area

All students must formally apply through UCAS and applicants who are shortlisted may be invited to attend an interview.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

33

Hours per week

14

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 Arts Location:
Subject area: Level: 6
Leaflet Number: 6866 Course Code: CR2260-01
Validated by: University of Salford UCAS Code: B3W4
Academic year: 15/16

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 B3W4.

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


Make-up Artistry (Special Effects Pathway)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6866
Course instance ID: 
568873568874
Course code: 
CR2260-01
Learning AIM code: 
00246610
UCAS course code: 
B3W4
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Bachelor of Arts
Level: 
6
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Make-up Artistry (Special Effects Pathway) course about?

The programme is designed to offer students who have successfully completed the foundation degree, or a similar course in make-up, the opportunity to obtain the award of an honours degree.

The course comprises of a range of core modules designed to further extend key skills, attributes and advance technical ability in the art of make-up transformation.

The course aims to produce professional make-up artists who are equipped with all the skills to adapt and respond to the challenging demands of the make-up industry.

With the exciting new developments occurring in the world of TV, Manchester is set to become an exhilarating and innovative media city. Make-up artists in this region are highly sought after due to the new BBC Media City at Salford Quays and the redevelopment of ITVs Granada Studios which provide our students with excellent opportunities to gain significant experience and work placements.

The course is delivered full time over two days by industry specialist staff, further supported by a range of guest speakers. In addition, students have been able to travel to make-up artist exhibitions and events, including London IMATS, Mac pro Liverpool and have been granted the opportunity to train in a make-up school in Japan

Advanced Character Creation
This unit will enable the student to further investigate the transformational aspects of make-up, and to extend their skills in prosthetic art. Through the examination of how the human body can be modified, extended and distorted through the use of prosthetics, the student will extend their application and colouring technical effects to construct prosthetic characterisations

Advanced materials and processes Prosthetic Art
This unit enables the student to advance skills within the art of prosthetic construction, through the exploration of fibre glass materials. The student will further develop their awareness of the variety of 3 dimensional techniques available, through the utilisation of 2D and 3D approaches in the generation and communication of SFX design developments.

Promotional Developments
This unit helps students to publicise and promote their expertise as a make-up artist. Students will investigate and analyse the concept of marketing in relation to the media industry. The internet will be utilised as a marketing tool, students will produce an online profile or website to showcase a portfolio of their work to prospective employers.

Advanced Creative Portfolio Project
This unit will provide the students with an opportunity to undertake a supervised, student-centred project. Students are encouraged to identify an issue or set of issues around which to focus their project. This unit will help students to develop their research and presentation skills.

Advanced Contextual Project
This module will enable the student to undertake primary and secondary research which examines their chosen topic in depth and reflect on the critical debates surrounding the chosen topic

The students practical expertise will be assessed through the activities undertaken in workshops, studio and external environments.

Examples of assessments include:
- Dissertation
- E-Portfolio
- Professional practice
- Presentation
- Show reel
- Website/profile
- Peer Assessment
- Essays
- Observations

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

Upon successful completion of the course students will be equipped with the skills to progress directly into employment as Make-Up Artists within a broad spectrum of make-up disciplines including: TV, Film, Fashion, Editorial, Bridal or Teaching

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

The ideal candidate will have a passion for make-up, be creative and enthusiastic. It will be beneficial if you have undertaken work experience within the make-up industry to give you an insight into the working practices of a make-up artist.

Applicants to the course will be expected to possess one of the following qualifications,
- A Foundation Degree in a related subject area, including experience of making and applying prosthetic pieces.
- A HND in a related subject area, including experience of making and applying prosthetic pieces.

All students must formally apply through UCAS and applicants who are shortlisted may be invited to attend an interview.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

33

Hours per week

14

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.


 

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Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdA) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 428 Course Code: CR2265-01
Validated by: University of Salford UCAS Code: N822
Academic year: 15/16

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 N822.

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


Technical Events Management

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
428
Course instance ID: 
565676568621
Course code: 
CR2265-01
Learning AIM code: 
00246621
UCAS course code: 
N822
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdA)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Music
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Technical Events Management course about?

This course is unique, in that it has been written to provide the entertainment industry with qualified and professional employees who have been trained in a broad range of specialist subjects related to a performance environment. Live performance is an area of national growth within the area of Popular Music and Musical Theatre, there are lots of opportunities for individuals with the right skills and potential. The course is delivered full time over two years, students will become familiar with a combination of teaching modes and this will include industry placement and industry activities where what you actually learn is put into practice in a professional environment.

Encompassing the disciplines of music, performing arts and media the course provides training in key areas, giving students a professional and highly practical insight into planning, carrying out and evaluating events, ranging from small scale theatrical performances to large scale rigging of musical events, theatrical events films, sporting, fashion and conferencing events. The course although highly practical has an academic underpinning, there is a core specialist staff all with industry experience which is enhanced through the use of guest speakers, trips and visits.

The course comprises of core and optional modules and specific course structure depends on the specialist pathways you chose to take:

Core Modules:

-Understanding Cultural Organisations and Cultural Management
-Introduction to Resource Planning and Budgeting
-Project Design, Implementation and evaluation
-Professional Work Placement
-Employability and Entrepreneurial Studies
-Health, Safety and Risk Assessment

Optional Modules:

-Theatre & Event Sound Operation
-Lighting Design and Operation for Live Performance
-Performing Arts Rigging
-Stage and Tour Management in Practice
-Small Scale Touring in Entertainment Industries
-Preparation, Process and Production
-Running your own business
-Video Technology
-Special Effects & Pyrotechnics
-Stage and Set Construction

Related courses funded and non-funded:

These are short courses which enhance this degree study and can be elected by students to maximise employability in the entertainment industries:

-First Aider at Work
-Manual Handling
-Working at Height
-Personal Protective Equipment
-Fire Warden Training

Candidates will be assessed through a variety of assessment strategies, this will mainly be in the form of a portfolio which will centre on client and industry briefs.

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

Once complete students have the option to progress to third year top up or enter the industry as a trained professional. Students who complete the degree will be able to enter professional industry practices in the area of music performance, theatre, media and film, conferencing, sprot and fashion. Due to the developed nature of the degree students will be well trained within the technical events management of these areas and a lot more due to the unique approach of this degree.

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

Applicants are welcome from a variety of entertainment industries, this degree is intended to develop practising professionals as well as those new to the area. UCAS minimum is set at 200 points, mature applicants are welcome to apply and all applicants will be assessed based on the information provided via UCAS and interview.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Technical Events Management course?

Foundation Degree in Technical Events Management

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

33

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.



 

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Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdA) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 1227 Course Code: CR22857-01
Validated by: University of Salford UCAS Code: FdA/SFM N290
Academic year: 15/16

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/SFM N290.

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


Sport and Fitness Management Foundation Degree (FdA)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
1227
Course instance ID: 
565248568241
Course code: 
CR22857-01
Learning AIM code: 
00246642
UCAS course code: 
FdA/SFM N290
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdA)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Sport
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Sport and Fitness Management Foundation Degree (FdA) course about?

This course is designed for individuals that possess a real passion for sport and want to learn about the art of management. It is ideal for those who wish to work in National Governing Bodies, sports clubs, and local sports businesses.

The Foundation Degree in Sport and Fitness Management will be based on a series of lectures, smaller seminars and workshops. Seminars and workshops are interactive and may involve hypothetical problem questions, case studies and the analysis of more theoretical issues.

The course is delivered full time over three days and part time by industry specialist staff.

Year 1 Modules:
- Introduction to Study and Management Skills
Students will develop research skills, interpretation of information and understanding the professional expectations for careers in sport management.

- Sport, Fitness and Leisure in Society
The module covers areas such as the concepts of sport, fitness and leisure, historical development of sport and the changing structures of work and lifestyles in modern Britain.

- Introduction to Human Resource Management for Sport
Students will cover aspects such as theories of human behaviour and motivation, supervisory skills, setting aims and targets in human resource management and dealing with conflict and disciplinary issues.

- Principles of Health and Fitness
This module will assist with the development of the practical skills which are used to assess fitness and to prescribe relevant health and fitness measures in a gym environment.

- Sports Delivery and Coaching
This module includes the planning and conducting of safe progressive coaching sessions and the different delivery methods used such as demonstration, differentiating coaching sessions and different communication styles.

- Organisation and the Environment
This module will cover areas such as, political and economic environments, organisational objectives and stakeholders, human resources and operations management issues.

Year 2 Modules:
- Financial Aspects of Sport and Business
This module will cover topics such as financial decision making, business planning, balance sheets and income statements and interpretation of financial statements.

- Sport Psychology
Students will cover areas such as psychological assessment in athletes, mental training and the use of psychological techniques in improving athlete performance.

- 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.

- Developing Leadership Skills in Sport
Areas covered are leadership styles, goal setting, planning and preparation for sports events, contingency planning, equality and diversity, methods of evaluation, dealing with varying age range and skill ability level and reflective practice.

- Sport Development
This module will cover many areas of sport development in various different organisations such as the educational setting and UK Sports Councils.

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 a suitable degree course at other universities.

Alternatively students will have the skills to go directly into employment, past students have gained employment within sport marketing, finance, community sport development, and management and teaching fields.

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

Applicants should possess two A levels (an A level in PE would be an advantage), 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 a sport/health related subject area. 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. (For example management or leadership qualification with experience).
Learners will need to complete a DBS check after enrolment on the programme.

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.