University And Degree Level

Bethany gives thumbs up to first class course

Bethany Threlfall came top of the class after completing her BA (Hons) in Public Services at The Manchester College’s One Central Park Campus, achieving first class honours.

Qualification type: Access to Higher Education Diploma Location:
Subject area: Level: 3
Leaflet Number: 6813 Course Code: CR24347-01
Academic year: 14/15

Computing and ICT

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6813
Course instance ID: 
558201556327
Course code: 
CR24347-01
Learning AIM code: 
40001805
Qualification type: 
Access to Higher Education Diploma
Level: 
3
Subject area: 
Computing and IT
Location: 
Northenden Campus

What's the Computing and ICT course about?

Access to HE Diplomas are designed to prepare mature learners for higher education (HE).

The course covers three subject modules:
- Maths
- Computing
- ICT

A supportive learning environment is provided via a variety of methods, including lectures, workshops, tutorials, group work and private study, based on a weekly timetable.

Assessment is continuous and ranges from practical and written assignments to examinations.

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

You can progress to university courses and careers in computer science, information systems, programming, networking, information and communications, information management, web management, computer games, e-commerce, and combined honours degrees.

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

GCSE English and maths, grade C or above.

You will be invited to go through an initial assessment process, which will help us to place you on the correct course and identify any possible support needs you might have. Also, you will need to demonstrate that you have the commitment and skills necessary to successfully complete the course.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Computing and ICT course?

An Access to HE Diploma, which is a credit-based, graded qualification. Access Diplomas are a nationally accepted alternative to A levels for entry to higher education, and are recognised by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education.

Segment(s)

Adults

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 08/09/2014

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

34

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?

You can call our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100 for details of the fees for this course.

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Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdA) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 1237 Course Code: CR19100-05
Validated by: UCAS Code: FdA/PS L430
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/PS L430.

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


Public Services

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
1237
Course instance ID: 
545155558644
Course code: 
CR19100-05
UCAS course code: 
FdA/PS L430
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdA)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Public Services
Location: 
One Central Park

What's the Public Services course about?

The aim of the course is to equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience required for a broad range of careers in public sector organisations. The foundation degree concentrates on developing a range of practical work-based skills and knowledge as well as academic competencies.

A work experience placement in a public sector organisation is an integral part of the course. In addition, there is a module focused on the development of leadership skills and outdoor education. The course provides a platform for further study, career development and lifelong learning.

Subjects covered include:
- Law in the public service
- Influence of the media on public services
- Research methods and ICT skills
- Introduction to politics
- New public management
- Public service environment
- The state and security
- Learning and employability skills
- Outdoor and leadership skills

The course is assessed on a combination of essays, reports, presentations, practical tasks and exams.

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

Students will have the opportunity to apply to progress onto the second or final year of an honours degree in a related area at any university, subject to their admission requirements. Students who have successfully completed the programme are eligible to progress to the part-time route of the BA Honours Public Service at Manchester Metropolitan University. The course can also lead to employment in a wide range of careers in public sector organisations.

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

Applicants are required to have have two A Levels, 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 Public Services 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

From/to dates

Mon, 08/09/2014

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

30

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: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 6667 Course Code: CR23157-05
Validated by: UCAS Code: 6F71
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 6F71.

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


Health and Social Care BTEC Higher National Certificate (Edexcel)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6667
Course instance ID: 
549050555941
Course code: 
CR23157-05
UCAS course code: 
6F71
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Care

What's the Health and Social Care BTEC Higher National Certificate (Edexcel) course about?

The Health and Social Care BTEC HNC is designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, with a strong work related emphasis. The course has a strong emphasis on developing practical skills and the knowledge that is essential to work in the care sector.

The course is taught by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations so you will develop the skills you need to start a career.

A variety of teaching methods will be used, including discussions/debates and presentations.

The course consists of seven core modules and one specialist unit (choice of specialist units are to be confirmed). Learners will also be required to undertake 200 hours work experience.

Core units:
- Communicating in Health and Social Care Organisations
- Principles of Health and Social Care Practice
- Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace
- Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care
- Working in partnership in Health and Social Care
- The role of Public Health in Health and Social Care
- Physiological Principles for Health and Social Care

The course is assessed by a variety of assessments which include essays, case studies, presentations, practicals and report writing. Students are awarded a grade for each unit they complete and an overall grade for the course is awarded.

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

This qualification can lead to employment in care-related roles within Hospitals, Health Centres and Nursing Homes. A key progression path for BTEC Higher National Certificate learners is to the second or third year of a degree or honours degree programme, depending on the match of the BTEC Higher National units to the degree programme in question.

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

Applicants should normally possess one of the following:
- BTEC National Certificate/ 90 Credit Diploma in Care/Health Studies
- AVCE/Advanced GS/NVQ in an appropriate vocational area
- 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
- a level 3 qualification
- Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution
- related work experience.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 08/09/2014

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

34

Hours per week

13

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.