University And Degree Level

First Student Conference is huge success

The Manchester College held their first Student Conference at The Manchester Conference Centre.

Sylvia Lancaster from the Sophie Lancaster Foundation and Tim Campbell MBE, the first winner of The Apprentice series were keynote ...
Tim Campbell MBE speaking at the Student Conference

 
Qualification type: Bachelor of Arts Location:
Subject area: Level: 6
Leaflet Number: 1601 Course Code: HS0047
Validated by: UCAS Code: L231
Academic year: 16/17 Course status: Running

UCAS applications

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

Institution code is M10 and course code is L231.

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


Public Service and Social Justice (Top up)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
1601
Course instance ID: 
581812584052
Course code: 
HS0047
Learning AIM code: 
00301290
UCAS course code: 
L231
Qualification type: 
Bachelor of Arts
Level: 
6
Subject area: 
Public Services
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Public Service and Social Justice (Top up) course about?

The aim of the top up degree is to equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience you need for a broad range of careers in public sector organisations. The course builds on the Foundation Degree in Public Services and Social Justices focus on practical work-based skills and knowledge. This Honours Degree top up year offers a range of units that provide essential knowledge for future public sector leaders.
We concentrate on developing your leadership and problem solving skills in each of the units. The degree has close employer links and the course content is regularly updated to keep abreast of current trends and changes in public sector organisation and delivery.
The degree is taught by tutors with recent and relevant public sector management experience.
The degree is a mix of formal academic teaching, case studies, simulation exercises, presentations relevant visits and guest speakers. Guest speakers have included: local member of parliament, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, senior probation officer, children in care specialists, senior public sector trade union representative. Future guest speakers will include leaders from the public, private and voluntary sectors.

The degree covers the following four units:

Negotiated Research
This unit will enable students to further develop general and discipline specific knowledge and skills through extended research activity. After consultation and agreement with the tutors, the students will be required to undertake a Literature Review in the area of their choosing within the context of the programme studied; formulate a research proposal with research question/s and carry out the research as proposed.

Conflict or Cohesion? Debates in Equality and Community in modern Britain.
The unit will enable students to understand and examine law and legislation for the public sector and how the practice of law informs and determine community cohesion theory, policy and practice.

Contemporary Issues in Public Policy
This unit will examine the approaches of successive governments to the reform of public sector management, role and responsibilities. The unit will then elaborate and synthesize on the causes and consequences of crime.

You'll be assessed in a variety of different ways, including essays, presentations, coursework, problem solving case studies, self-evaluation, peer review and exams and research evaluation.

Tutorial support is an important aspect of the degree structure. You'll receive extensive group and individual tutorial support aimed at developing your academic research and writing skills.

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

The course provides a platform for public sector employment, further study, career development and lifelong learning. Former students are now working in a variety of public sector occupations and recent graduates are now joining graduate entry schemes in the police, prison and customs services. Other students are starting teacher training qualifications.

Examples of student progression include:
- A student has been successful in the Metropolitan Police?s graduate entry programme. On completion, the programme guarantees accelerated promotion to inspector in three years.
- Another student has been successful in the prison service graduate entry programme. On completion, the programme offers accelerated promotion to assistant governor within three years.
- A third student is entering the RAF police on an officer training course.

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

Applicants should have a desire to work in one of the many public services. You should be academically competent and capable of developing the professional and social skills necessary for employment in modern public sector organisations.
Applicants are required to have:
- Foundation Degree in Public Service or other relevant subject
- HND Public Service or equivalent.
- Other relevant qualifications will also be considered for mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills and knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

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.

The College reserves the right to withdraw courses before they have started where the minimum economic number of learners stated have not been recruited to a course. Course can only run if a minimum of 10 students are recruited.

Every effort is made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date.

The Manchester College considers changes to courses very carefully and The Manchester College hopes to keep any changes to a minimum. Unfortunately changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regularity and academic reasons. Where changes are made to material information contained on this website or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admission and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and we will outline the various options available to the applicant. If a change to a course is required, The Manchester College will take all reasonable steps to minimise disruption to students and will keep students appropriately informed.

Any offer of a place on a course at The Manchester College is made on the basis of the The Manchester College’s terms and conditions applicable at the time you accept your offer, and those terms and conditions are located at http://www.themanchestercollege.ac.uk/sites/default/files/learner-agreement/learning-agreement.pdf . It is important that you have the opportunity to read and understand these terms before accepting your offer. If you are unclear about any of the terms or conditions, you should ask Guidance and Welfare at The Manchester College for clarification before you confirm your acceptance. By accepting a place at The Manchester College you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations of the The Manchester College as set out in the terms and conditions.

No liability to parents, sponsors or other third parties

The Manchester College’s dealings and contracts with students and prospective students do not create a contract or other legally binding relationship between The Manchester College and anyone else, for example parents, guardians or sponsors.

Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 325 Course Code: CR26834-01
Validated by: UCAS Code: 401N
Academic year: 16/17 Course status: Running

UCAS applications

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

Institution code is M10 and course code is 401N.

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


Business

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
325
Course instance ID: 
582417589129
Course code: 
CR26834-01
UCAS course code: 
401N
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Business and Professional
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Business course about?

All applications for January courses should be made directly to The Manchester College via the application form attached.

If you have always had an interest in business and enjoy finding out about the world of commerce and industry then this may be the course for you. In the first year of the Business HNC course you will develop a basic understanding of the main topics in business. In the second year, students select a specific (named) pathway.

The HNC Business is delivered through tutor presentations, group work, problem solving initiatives, personal research and a programme of professional speakers who are brought in throughout the year.

The course is delivered over three days a week by college academic staff. Individual study and research time in the library will also be expected in year one, followed by more specific and focused studies in the second year, as students follow a specific (named) pathway. Applicants should have a level 3 award in an appropriate subject (non-business related awards will be considered).

Most students aim to progress to a degree programme on completion of the programme.

The HNC course has been designed to enable individuals to build on existing skills and knowledge in the area of business, and to ensure achievement at a higher-level qualification in business-related subjects.

Students who would like to convert the HNC to an HND can do so by studying six additional units - business strategy and management information systems, plus four options from one of the following pathways:
- Business
- Finance
- Marketing
- Human resource management

HNC students study the following core modules:

- Business Environment:
This module gives an outline of the external factors within which an organisation must operate. It will examine political, economic, and environmental issues which will influence.

- Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
This module gives an introduction to financial resources within the business and how they are an integral part of the success of any business. It includes identifying and evaluating sources of finance available to a business, how to monitor cash flow and financial performance, and the evaluation of investment decisions by the business.

- Organisations and Behaviour
This module looks at understanding the behaviour of individuals and teams in organisations, and identifying their importance to organisational success. In particular, the module examines the importance of management and leadership, team building and the management of change. Also, the module explores the importance of organisational culture, its role in dealing with change, and how major structural change can be influenced by the dominant culture of the business.

- Marketing Principles:
This module provides an overview of marketing and covers the relevance of price, product, promotion and place in determining the marketing strategy. Students focus on the external environment, the extended marketing mix, and the development of their own marketing mix in relation to a certain business.

Assessment is continuous and a variety of methods are used to monitor progression.

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

Upon successful completion there are numerous opportunities for further study, including degree programmes or professional qualifications. The course can also lead to employment opportunities in a variety of business-related careers and industries.

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

Applicants are required to have a BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in a business-related subject, or an equivalent level 3 qualification with appropriate content. Minimum UCAS tariff points required: 120.

Students who would like to study the HND Top-up should have successfully completed HNC Business Studies.

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, 26/09/2016

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

32

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.

The College reserves the right to withdraw courses before they have started where the minimum economic number of learners stated have not been recruited to a course. Course can only run if a minimum of 10 students are recruited.

Every effort is made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date.

The Manchester College considers changes to courses very carefully and The Manchester College hopes to keep any changes to a minimum. Unfortunately changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regularity and academic reasons. Where changes are made to material information contained on this website or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admission and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and we will outline the various options available to the applicant. If a change to a course is required, The Manchester College will take all reasonable steps to minimise disruption to students and will keep students appropriately informed.

Any offer of a place on a course at The Manchester College is made on the basis of the The Manchester College’s terms and conditions applicable at the time you accept your offer, and those terms and conditions are located at http://www.themanchestercollege.ac.uk/sites/default/files/learner-agreement/learning-agreement.pdf . It is important that you have the opportunity to read and understand these terms before accepting your offer. If you are unclear about any of the terms or conditions, you should ask Guidance and Welfare at The Manchester College for clarification before you confirm your acceptance. By accepting a place at The Manchester College you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations of the The Manchester College as set out in the terms and conditions.

No liability to parents, sponsors or other third parties

The Manchester College’s dealings and contracts with students and prospective students do not create a contract or other legally binding relationship between The Manchester College and anyone else, for example parents, guardians or sponsors.

Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdA) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 332 Course Code: HS0025
Academic year: 16/17 Course status: Running

UCAS applications

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

Institution code is M10 and course code is .

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


Business and Human Resource Management

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
332
Course instance ID: 
582479586678
Course code: 
HS0025
Learning AIM code: 
00245071
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdA)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Business and Professional
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Business and Human Resource Management course about?

This course is designed for students wanting to pursue a career in human resource management. The programme provides challenging, comprehensive learning experiences and develops students intellectual, communication and practical abilities.

All students are expected to undertake work experience in the second year of the course within the Work Based Learning (Procedures, Policy and Practices) unit. The course is classroom based (aside from the work experience element) and is delivered full time over two days by subject and industry specialist staff.

Year 1 Modules.

Understanding and Managing People (30 Credits)
This module will provide students with a broad and detailed understanding of a range of psychological and sociological models related to understanding and managing people, work and behaviour in national and international organisations. It enables students to implement and reflect upon key management skills required at a high level. Students will cover key introductory issues in the following 4 main themes: 1. Individuals and work 2. Groups and social interaction 3. The nature and context of understanding and managing people 4.Personal and professional development

Dynamic Business Environment (30 Credits)
The aim of this unit is to develop an understanding of a range of dynamic factors in the general business environment over which organisations may have limited, if any control over but nonetheless need to mitigate against. The unit introduces the topics of markets and globalisation, technological development, fundamental macroeconomic elements and concepts, social, cultural and ecological factors. Students are introduced to the interrelationship between the global business environmental factors and the way in which businesses respond to, and manage the impact of these factors.

Finance and Accounting Information for Managers (30 Credits)
Accounting and Finance are two distinct but yet important functions within an organization. This module provides an understanding on the importance of financial statements and the use of information systems to analyse critical data for managing organization financial resources. Students will be exposed to both Financial and Management accounting techniques using real-life case studies, computer-based exercises and workshops.

HRM in Practice (30 Credits)This unit will examine the employee lifecycle and will cover recruitment, selection, induction, HRM planning of resources, employee relations, employee engagement, performance appraisal, training and d

Year 2 Modules:

Learning, Coaching & Development (30 credits):
The purpose of the unit is to provide students with the key generalist skills and competencies required to manage and develop the potential of employees in support of an organisations overall business objectives and strategies. This unit develops students understanding of the nature of learning and how different strategies and techniques can be employed to develop employee performance.

Responsible Enterprise (30 Credits)
Identification and analysis of the drivers in the general business environment of sustainability end ethical business practice followed by an evaluation of business responses to these drivers focussing more generally on the business strategy then more specifically on individual organisation policies practices (sustainability reporting, sustainable production/marketing & advertising, human rights, stakeholder, supply chain policies, measuring social outcomes and impacts).

Employment Law and Employment Relations (30 Credits)
This unit introduces students to the study of human resource management within a wider context. They will study Employment Relationships and Employment Law which will develop an appreciation of the influence of these important areas on human resource management. The Employment Law element of the unit will introduce students to the sources of employment law, the institutions which influence employment law and significant legal issues impacting upon the employment relationship. This unit introduces students to the field of Employment Relations. Taking the employment relationship as the central focus, it examines the different perspectives, labour market, UK and international contexts. It explores the ways in which different parties are involved in the management of the employment relationship and the policies and procedures adopted by these parties. The outcomes of such policies and procedures are analysed. Ethical awareness is also developed.

TThe course is assessed throughout the year. Tasks are based around industry scenarios and are practical in many of the modules. Some assessments also include elements of self and peer group assessments.

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

Students completing the foundation degree will have the opportunity to top-up their qualification to any of the subject related degree courses at The Manchester College, the BA (Honours) Degree in Business Administration (with pathways) at Manchester Metropolitan University. Students can apply through UCAS for other top-up degree programmes at other Universities. Alternatively, graduates will be prepared for further study to professional business related qualifications such as CMI, CIPD.
Graduates of these programmes have progressed to careers in the Marketing, Human Resources Educational and Management industries.

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

The ideal candidate will want to develop a career in human resources. Applicants will normally be considered for entry to Foundation Degrees provided that the following requirements are met:

Three GCSE subjects at Grade C or higher including Maths and English Language at grade C, and 160 UCAS tariff pints.

Students are also accepted that have passed a recognised Access programme
Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who have no formal academic qualifications may be considered for entry to the programme if they can demonstrate that they have experience, motivation and personal qualities appropriate for foundation degree level work. Such applicants will usually have at least three years relevant work experience and should submit a formal portfolio.

Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who have no formal academic qualifications may be considered for entry to the programme if they can demonstrate that they have experience, motivation and personal qualities appropriate for foundation degree level work. Such applicants will usually have at least three years relevant work experience and should submit a formal portfolio.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 12/09/2016

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

32

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.

The College reserves the right to withdraw courses before they have started where the minimum economic number of learners stated have not been recruited to a course. Course can only run if a minimum of 10 students are recruited.

Every effort is made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date.

The Manchester College considers changes to courses very carefully and The Manchester College hopes to keep any changes to a minimum. Unfortunately changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regularity and academic reasons. Where changes are made to material information contained on this website or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admission and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and we will outline the various options available to the applicant. If a change to a course is required, The Manchester College will take all reasonable steps to minimise disruption to students and will keep students appropriately informed.

Any offer of a place on a course at The Manchester College is made on the basis of the The Manchester College’s terms and conditions applicable at the time you accept your offer, and those terms and conditions are located at http://www.themanchestercollege.ac.uk/sites/default/files/learner-agreement/learning-agreement.pdf . It is important that you have the opportunity to read and understand these terms before accepting your offer. If you are unclear about any of the terms or conditions, you should ask Guidance and Welfare at The Manchester College for clarification before you confirm your acceptance. By accepting a place at The Manchester College you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations of the The Manchester College as set out in the terms and conditions.

No liability to parents, sponsors or other third parties

The Manchester College’s dealings and contracts with students and prospective students do not create a contract or other legally binding relationship between The Manchester College and anyone else, for example parents, guardians or sponsors.

Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdA) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 334 Course Code: HS0027
Academic year: 16/17 Course status: Running

UCAS applications

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

Institution code is M10 and course code is .

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


Business and Marketing

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
334
Course instance ID: 
582485586683
Course code: 
HS0027
Learning AIM code: 
00244962
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdA)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Business and Professional
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Business and Marketing course about?

The programme provides challenging and comprehensive learning experiences that develop students intellectual, communication and practical skills. This course is ideal for those students who wish to either begin their careers or that are presently employed and wish to progress further in their present role.

All students are expected to undertake work experience in the second year of the course within the Work Based Learning (Procedures, Policy and Practices) unit. The course is classroom based (aside from the work experience element) and is delivered full time over two days by subject and industry specialist staff.

Year 1 Modules :

Principles of Marketing (30 credits)
This module gives students an understanding and interpretation of key marketing concepts. Core themes are marketing orientation and practice; the marketing mix; marketing research and the use of financial techniques to underpin marketing programmes; planning and budgeting; ratio analysis and evaluation; marketing applications of consumer psychology and behaviour; digital marketing and the changing approaches to communication; the marketing environment and marketing ethics
Understanding and Managing People (30 Credits)
This module will provide students with a broad and detailed understanding of a range of psychological and sociological models related to understanding and managing people, work and behaviour in national and international organisations. It enables students to implement and reflect upon key management skills required at a high level. Students will cover key introductory issues in the following 4 main themes: 1. Individuals and work 2. Groups and social interaction 3. The nature and context of understanding and managing people 4.Personal and professional development

Dynamic Business Environment (30 Credits)
The aim of this unit is to develop an understanding of a range of dynamic factors in the general business environment over which organisations may have limited, if any control over but nonetheless need to mitigate against. The unit introduces the topics of markets and globalisation, technological development, fundamental macroeconomic elements and concepts, social, cultural and ecological factors. Students are introduced to the interrelationship between the global business environmental factors and the way in which businesses respond to, and manage the impact of these factors.

Ideas, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (30 Credits)
The unit introduces the subjects of innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, opportunity identification, product and service development, basic marketing, resp

Year 2 Modules :

Brand management (30 credits):
The historical development of brands. Social and cultural impacts on brands. Emotion and brands ebranding. Corporate brands. Corporate reputation. Image/Identity. Brand extensions. Brand equity. Brand personality. Celebrity endorsement. Stakeholders and corporate social responsibility.

Responsible Enterprise (30 Credits)
Identification and analysis of the drivers in the general business environment of sustainability end ethical business practice followed by an evaluation of business responses to these drivers focussing more generally on the business strategy then more specifically on individual organisation policies practices (sustainability reporting, sustainable production/marketing & advertising, human rights, stakeholder, supply chain policies, measuring social outcomes and impacts).

Marketing and Operations (30 Credits)
This unit will address marketing and operations strategy; product/service development; operational and marketing planning; consumers and culture; supply chain management; quality and improvement.

Optional units
Enterprise in Action (30 Credits)
Sessions are designed with brief teaching inputs followed by discussions, creative activities and independent group work that support the development of entrepreneurial skills. Sessions will include opportunity recognition and evaluation, creative thinking, entrepreneurial decision making, risk evaluation, problem solving, value creation and propositions and business model design. Additionally, students will learn about the importance of entrepreneurial networks and resources.

Work Based Learning (Procedures, Policy and Practices) (30 Credits)
This unit reflects on work placement to include workplace procedures and policies and how they are used to maintain control. Issues around achieving compliance, variations in practice and the various drivers behind policy. Within this unit students will have to complete 100 hours of work (paid or u

The course is assessed through various tasks per module and scheduled across a range of deadline points in the year. Tasks are based around industry scenarios and are practical in many of the modules. Development, self-reflection, awareness and evaluation of own skills are built into tasks to enable students to reflect and develop further. Some assessments also include elements of self and peer group assessments.

Other forms of assessment include a wide variety of forms e.g. seminars; regular weekly tutorials; interaction in class; peer feedback on in-class presentations; workshop activity with feedback; online quizzes; tutor feedback on group and project work; and regular final assessment monitoring with guidance to improve.

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

Students completing the foundation degree will have the opportunity to top-up their qualification to any of the subject related degree courses at The Manchester College, the BA (Honours) Degree in Business Administration (with pathways) at Manchester Metropolitan University. Students can apply through UCAS for other top-up degree programmes at other Universities. Alternatively, graduates will be prepared for further study to professional business related qualifications such as CIM, CMI.

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

The ideal candidate will either want to progress or enter the field of business and/or marketing

Three GCSE subjects at Grade C or higher including Maths and English Language at grade C, and 160 UCAS tariff pints.

Students are also accepted that have passed a recognised Access programme

Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who have no formal academic qualifications may be considered for entry to the programme if they can demonstrate that they have experience, motivation and personal qualities appropriate for foundation degree level work. Such applicants will usually have at least three years relevant work experience and be asked to submit a portfolio.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 12/09/2016

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

32

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.

The College reserves the right to withdraw courses before they have started where the minimum economic number of learners stated have not been recruited to a course. Course can only run if a minimum of 10 students are recruited.

Every effort is made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date.

The Manchester College considers changes to courses very carefully and The Manchester College hopes to keep any changes to a minimum. Unfortunately changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regularity and academic reasons. Where changes are made to material information contained on this website or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admission and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and we will outline the various options available to the applicant. If a change to a course is required, The Manchester College will take all reasonable steps to minimise disruption to students and will keep students appropriately informed.

Any offer of a place on a course at The Manchester College is made on the basis of the The Manchester College’s terms and conditions applicable at the time you accept your offer, and those terms and conditions are located at http://www.themanchestercollege.ac.uk/sites/default/files/learner-agreement/learning-agreement.pdf . It is important that you have the opportunity to read and understand these terms before accepting your offer. If you are unclear about any of the terms or conditions, you should ask Guidance and Welfare at The Manchester College for clarification before you confirm your acceptance. By accepting a place at The Manchester College you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations of the The Manchester College as set out in the terms and conditions.

No liability to parents, sponsors or other third parties

The Manchester College’s dealings and contracts with students and prospective students do not create a contract or other legally binding relationship between The Manchester College and anyone else, for example parents, guardians or sponsors.

Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdA) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 338 Course Code: HS0023
Academic year: 16/17 Course status: Running

UCAS applications

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

Institution code is M10 and course code is .

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


Business and Management

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
338
Course instance ID: 
583354586673
Course code: 
HS0023
Learning AIM code: 
00244961
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdA)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Business and Professional
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Business and Management course about?

This course is aimed at individuals who are keen to enter or progress in the field of management. It covers all the key areas of business and management common to any business organisation, such as operations, marketing, sales, HR, development and finance. The course features a substantial vocational element and industry experience, equipping students with knowledge and understanding of the demands of business and management, and enabling them to make an immediate contribution in employment. Students will study a combination of core business subjects and specialist management subjects. There is a clear emphasis on developing skills relevant to the world of work and making practical links between theory and the demands of modern day management. This course will equip students with the relevant transferable skills in communication, information technology, research, problem solving and decision making required by managers within diverse industries. A work experience placement is an integral part of this programme.

Subjects covered include:
Year 1 Modules:.

Dynamic Business Environment (30 Credits)
The aim of this unit is to develop an understanding of a range of dynamic factors in the general business environment over which organisations may have limited, if any control over but nonetheless need to mitigate against. The unit introduces the topics of markets and globalisation, technological development, fundamental macroeconomic elements and concepts, social, cultural and ecological factors. Students are introduced to the interrelationship between the global business environmental factors and the way in which businesses respond to, and manage the impact of these factors.

Finance and Accounting Information for Managers (30 Credits)
Accounting and Finance are two distinct but yet important functions within an organization. This module provides an understanding on the importance of financial statements and the use of information systems to analyse critical data for managing organization financial resources. Students will be exposed to both Financial and Management accounting techniques using real-life case studies, computer-based exercises and workshops. The following is indicative of the major areas covered by the module: a) Understand the international regulatory framework b) Understanding, interpreting and analysing financial statements through basic financial formulas, charts, simple modelling and descriptive statistics; c) Applying relevant IT accounting software programmes. d) Basic descriptive and inferential statistics including Mean, median, mode, standard deviation.

Understanding and Managing People (30 Credits)
Indicative Content: Students will cover key introductory issues in the following 4 main themes: 1. The nature and context of understanding and managing people, work and behaviour in organisations (for example, the nature of organisational behaviour in the national and international context, organisational culture); 2. The individual (for example,

Year 2 Modules:

Responsible Enterprise (30 Credits)
This unit will identify and analyse the drivers in the general business environment of sustainability end ethical business practice followed by an evaluation of business responses to these drivers focussing more generally on the business strategy then more specifically on individual organisation policies practices (sustainability reporting, sustainable production/marketing & advertising, human rights, stakeholder, supply chain policies, measuring social outcomes and impacts).

Marketing and Operations (30 Credits)
This unit will address marketing and operations strategy; product/service development; operational and marketing planning; consumers and culture; supply chain management; quality and improvement.

Managing Effective Organisations (30 Credits)
This unit will cover management theory and best practice, communication and decision making at work. Organisational structure and functioning - organisational design and the use of metaphor to understand and analyse organisations. Professional management - the role of reflective practice, using and understanding business research and conceptual frameworks. Managing and leading in an international context - managing diversity, understanding cross-cultural psychology, working in cross-cultural teams, international management development, and developing trans-cultural competences.

Optional Units
Enterprise in Action (30 Credits)
Sessions are designed with brief teaching inputs followed by discussions, creative activities and independent group work that support the development of entrepreneurial skills. Sessions will include opportunity recognition and evaluation, creative thinking, entrepreneurial decision making, risk evaluation, problem solving, value creation and propositions and business model design. Additionally, students will learn about the importance of entrepreneurial networks and resources.

Examples of student assessments are practical work (organising activities), written assignments (reports, essays), presentations, examinations and case study analysis. A work-based project involving a work placement is a compulsory element. Assignments can be set in groups or on an individual basis.

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

Students completing the foundation degree will have the opportunity to top-up their qualification to any of the subject related degree courses at The Manchester College, the BA (Honours) Degree in Business Administration (with pathways) at Manchester Metropolitan University. Students can apply through UCAS for other top-up degree programmes at other Universities. Alternatively, graduates will be prepared for further study to professional business related qualifications such as CIM, CMI, ILM.

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

Three GCSE subjects at Grade C or higher including Maths and English Language at grade C, and 160 UCAS tariff pints..

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

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 12/09/2016

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

32

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.

The College reserves the right to withdraw courses before they have started where the minimum economic number of learners stated have not been recruited to a course. Course can only run if a minimum of 10 students are recruited.

Every effort is made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date.

The Manchester College considers changes to courses very carefully and The Manchester College hopes to keep any changes to a minimum. Unfortunately changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regularity and academic reasons. Where changes are made to material information contained on this website or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admission and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and we will outline the various options available to the applicant. If a change to a course is required, The Manchester College will take all reasonable steps to minimise disruption to students and will keep students appropriately informed.

Any offer of a place on a course at The Manchester College is made on the basis of the The Manchester College’s terms and conditions applicable at the time you accept your offer, and those terms and conditions are located at http://www.themanchestercollege.ac.uk/sites/default/files/learner-agreement/learning-agreement.pdf . It is important that you have the opportunity to read and understand these terms before accepting your offer. If you are unclear about any of the terms or conditions, you should ask Guidance and Welfare at The Manchester College for clarification before you confirm your acceptance. By accepting a place at The Manchester College you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations of the The Manchester College as set out in the terms and conditions.

No liability to parents, sponsors or other third parties

The Manchester College’s dealings and contracts with students and prospective students do not create a contract or other legally binding relationship between The Manchester College and anyone else, for example parents, guardians or sponsors.

Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 7023 Course Code: CR26794-01
Academic year: 16/17 Course status: Running

UCAS applications

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

Institution code is M10 and course code is .

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


Applied Biology

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
7023
Course instance ID: 
588161588155
Course code: 
CR26794-01
Learning AIM code: 
50082486
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Location: 
Nicholls Campus

What's the Applied Biology course about?

Is chocolate good for you? Why is blood red? How do you grow bacteria? If you find yourself asking questions like these and have an interest in Biology, this course could be the one for you. The main aims of the course are to develop knowledge and understanding of biological theories and practices, whilst developing the skills needed to be able to apply them in different science related contexts.

This course is supported by focused study in key areas of Biology and the units cover a range of topics to allow you to gain a grounding of the key concepts required for further study in a range of Bioscience disciplines.

The course has a significant practical element which will allow you to develop your analytical, numerical and technical skills that are valued by employers in the field of Applied Biology. This will provide opportunities for career advancement within the sector.

The HNC Applied Biology course 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 Nicholls Centre.

There are 120 credits in each year of study.

You will cover topics such as:

Cell Biology
Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways
Physiology of Cellular Systems in Animals
Laboratory Techniques for Applied Biology
Analysis of Scientific Data and Information
Infectious Diseases
Medical Microbiology
Human Health and Nutrition

There are either two or three assessments for all modules. A range of assessment methods are used including:
- Individual report
- Group presentation
- Group project
- Individual presentation
- Exams

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

The ideal candidate will have a passion for biology. You should be highly motivated, determined and be able to work well both independently and as a member of a team.

You will normally be considered for entry provided that the following requirements are met:
(a) Three GCSE subjects at Grade C or higher including Maths and English Language at grade C; and 200 UCAS points
(b) You have successfully completed and passed a recognised Access programme containing elements of study in relevant subjects or associated areas OR
(c) For International students:

For admission to programmes of study at the University an applicant whose native tongue is not English must possess a current qualification deemed acceptable by the University as evidence of proficiency in the English Language.

For overseas entry to levels 4, 5 and 6 IELTS score of 5.5 or above for each component

For EU entry to levels 4,5 and 6 IELTS score of 5.5 or above for each component

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Applied Biology course?

HNC Applied Biology

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

How much will the course cost me?

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

Every effort is made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date.

The Manchester College considers changes to courses very carefully and The Manchester College hopes to keep any changes to a minimum. Unfortunately changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regularity and academic reasons. Where changes are made to material information contained on this website or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admission and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and we will outline the various options available to the applicant. If a change to a course is required, The Manchester College will take all reasonable steps to minimise disruption to students and will keep students appropriately informed.

Any offer of a place on a course at The Manchester College is made on the basis of the The Manchester College’s terms and conditions applicable at the time you accept your offer, and those terms and conditions are located at http://www.themanchestercollege.ac.uk/sites/default/files/learner-agreement/learning-agreement.pdf . It is important that you have the opportunity to read and understand these terms before accepting your offer. If you are unclear about any of the terms or conditions, you should ask Guidance and Welfare at The Manchester College for clarification before you confirm your acceptance. By accepting a place at The Manchester College you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations of the The Manchester College as set out in the terms and conditions.

No liability to parents, sponsors or other third parties

The Manchester College’s dealings and contracts with students and prospective students do not create a contract or other legally binding relationship between The Manchester College and anyone else, for example parents, guardians or sponsors.

Qualification type: Bachelor of Arts Location:
Subject area: Level: 6
Leaflet Number: 7016 Course Code: CR26077-01
Academic year: 16/17 Course status: Running

UCAS applications

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

Institution code is M10 and course code is .

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


Childhood and Youth Studies (Top Up)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
7016
Course instance ID: 
585665586698
Course code: 
CR26077-01
Qualification type: 
Bachelor of Arts
Level: 
6
Subject area: 
Care
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Childhood and Youth Studies (Top Up) course about?

This multi-disciplinary degree is ideal if you have a desire to work with children, young people and families. You will develop the skills and values you need whist gaining hands-on experience as a practitioner with employers in the sector. You will spend placement days working with children from birth to 19 years in a variety of settings. This will give you a broad overview of their social and educational needs which complements the theoretical, pedagogical perspectives you will gain in the classroom.
You will also take part in continuous professional development and complete a portfolio to evidence your progress throughout the year.

You will study a variety of subjects including:
- education
- social policy
- international perspectives
- researching a specialised area of interest around childhood

More specifically, the units you will focus on are:
- Social Policy incorporating Early Pedagogy and Play - Analyse examples of the theoretical and applied aspects of current educational policy and social policy. Explore historical foundations of childhood pedagogy and their influence on the role of play.
- Independent Specialised Research Project - Research a topic from a childhood, education/care and culture perspective of your own choice. You will be required to produce an extended piece of written work (10,000 words) on a topic of special interest to you.
- Historical & International Perspectives - Analyse examples of teaching and learning practices (pedagogy) drawn from across the world. You will be introduced to the idea of educators from around the world that you can reflect on and develop within your own practice.
- Professional Reflective Practice ? A reflective portfolio of development.
- Growing up in a digital age ? Explore how the influences of technological devises contribute to child development through the years.

You will learn through a variety of methods (see below) and work-based activities. You will also have placements in either early years, primary, secondary, or SEN education, either in paid employment or as a volunteer. This experience will give you the opportunity to apply the theory to your practical experiences and acquire skills to become an experienced practitioner.

There are no exams, so you will be assessed through a range of

- Assignments/ portfolios/ research unit/creative presentations/case studies/reports.
- Practical Work place assessments and a range of reflective tasks
You will develop your study skills and understanding of theory and practice through a variety of flexible and innovative ways including:
- seminars
- workshops
- small group or individual tutorials
- field study
- presentations
- directed or independent study tasks
- small-scale research
- eLearning
You will be supported throughout your studies by our experienced tutors who come from a wide range of backgrounds including social work, nursery management and education.

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

On successful completion of the BA (Hons) Degree you could progress onto a PGCE in lifelong learning or MA in Childhood Studies.

Career prospects may include Early Years management roles.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

How much will the course cost me?

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

Every effort is made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date.

The Manchester College considers changes to courses very carefully and The Manchester College hopes to keep any changes to a minimum. Unfortunately changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regularity and academic reasons. Where changes are made to material information contained on this website or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admission and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and we will outline the various options available to the applicant. If a change to a course is required, The Manchester College will take all reasonable steps to minimise disruption to students and will keep students appropriately informed.

Any offer of a place on a course at The Manchester College is made on the basis of the The Manchester College’s terms and conditions applicable at the time you accept your offer, and those terms and conditions are located at http://www.themanchestercollege.ac.uk/sites/default/files/learner-agreement/learning-agreement.pdf . It is important that you have the opportunity to read and understand these terms before accepting your offer. If you are unclear about any of the terms or conditions, you should ask Guidance and Welfare at The Manchester College for clarification before you confirm your acceptance. By accepting a place at The Manchester College you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations of the The Manchester College as set out in the terms and conditions.

No liability to parents, sponsors or other third parties

The Manchester College’s dealings and contracts with students and prospective students do not create a contract or other legally binding relationship between The Manchester College and anyone else, for example parents, guardians or sponsors.

Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdA) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 7015 Course Code: CR26076-01
Academic year: 16/17 Course status: Running

UCAS applications

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

Institution code is M10 and course code is .

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


Childhood and Youth Studies

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
7015
Course instance ID: 
585663586696
Course code: 
CR26076-01
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdA)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Design and Visual Arts
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Childhood and Youth Studies course about?

Develop your practice with children from birth to 19 years. Gain a broad overview of their social and educational needs, considering theoretical perspectives. Throughout the course you will complete work placements in either paid employment or in a voluntary capacity, this could include settings across the childhood studies of 0 - 19 age range. This will prepare you for the advanced practice of childhood studies gaining essential experience which you can use and reflect on during practice.
You will be need to complete a continuing professional development portfolio throughout the course

Childhood Studies explores the needs and experiences of children and young people.

This Foundation degree programme is ideal if you are already working with, or wish to work in child-related areas and looking to undertake further study in order to complete the requirements for the award of a Foundation degree in Childhood Studies. It is also suitable for teaching assistants, nursery practitioners (level 3), those engaged in a variety of child and youth related settings, those working with young people and their families.

You will study the following units:

Year 1:
- Children and Young People's Development 0-19 yrs.
- Creating an Inclusive and integrated working Environment-.
- The importance of Play
- Multi - agency approach to safeguarding & ethical practice
- Children and Young People's education - the curriculum
- Longitudinal study of children

Year 2:
- Community cohesive Practice whilst working with families
- Curriculum concepts including Continuous Provision and including Play and Learning
- Leadership and Management / Rights and responsibilities of working in the childcare sector
- Research perspectives and Micro-research Project
- Understanding and Managing children's and Young Peoples behaviours
- Reflective practice.

There are no formal exams for this course. You will be assessed through a range of:

- Assignments/ portfolios/ research unit/creative presentations/case studies/reports
- Practical Work place assessments and a range of reflective tasks
You will develop your skills and understanding of theory and practice through flexible and innovative ways of learning and teaching including:
- seminars
- workshops
- small group or individual tutorials
- field study
- presentations
- directed or independent study tasks
- small-scale research
- eLearning.

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

Upon successful completion of your qualification you could progress onto:
- Ba(Hons) top up degree delivered at The Manchester College
- A PGCE in lifelong learning.

Career prospects may include Early Years management roles, managing children?s homes, children/family centre practitioner.

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

We welcome applications from all age groups. Ideally you will have either:
- a Level 3 qualification in Childcare
- a Teaching Assistant qualification
- or a Health and Social Care qualification with merit
- GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above or equivalent.
Relevant practical experiences in the sector is desirable as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an enthusiasm for working in professional environments. It is essential to develop a level of IT skills prior to the start of the course.
All applicants will be invited in for an interview where they will be expected to produce a written piece of work.
Applications are welcome from students whose first language is not English. We will require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading), the required minimum is:
- IELTS (SELT): 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components)
- Or GCSE English A*-C

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

2 Year(s)

How much will the course cost me?

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

Every effort is made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date.

The Manchester College considers changes to courses very carefully and The Manchester College hopes to keep any changes to a minimum. Unfortunately changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regularity and academic reasons. Where changes are made to material information contained on this website or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admission and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and we will outline the various options available to the applicant. If a change to a course is required, The Manchester College will take all reasonable steps to minimise disruption to students and will keep students appropriately informed.

Any offer of a place on a course at The Manchester College is made on the basis of the The Manchester College’s terms and conditions applicable at the time you accept your offer, and those terms and conditions are located at http://www.themanchestercollege.ac.uk/sites/default/files/learner-agreement/learning-agreement.pdf . It is important that you have the opportunity to read and understand these terms before accepting your offer. If you are unclear about any of the terms or conditions, you should ask Guidance and Welfare at The Manchester College for clarification before you confirm your acceptance. By accepting a place at The Manchester College you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations of the The Manchester College as set out in the terms and conditions.

No liability to parents, sponsors or other third parties

The Manchester College’s dealings and contracts with students and prospective students do not create a contract or other legally binding relationship between The Manchester College and anyone else, for example parents, guardians or sponsors.

Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 7019 Course Code: CR26074-01
Validated by: UCAS Code: WW25
Academic year: 16/17 Course status: Under Review

UCAS applications

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

Institution code is M10 and course code is WW25.

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


3D Interactive Design and Development

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
7019
Course instance ID: 
585671586096
Course code: 
CR26074-01
UCAS course code: 
WW25
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Design and Visual Arts
Location: 
Fielden Campus

What's the 3D Interactive Design and Development course about?

This course has been designed and developed in partnership with industry practitioners to give you the practical skills and knowledge you need for a range of professional careers in creative media. It places particular emphasis on vocational skills which are highly sought after in industry. This course will give you the opportunity to explore and develop your professional and creative practice within creative and digital design and media production. You will be able to either pursue a career in the creative industries, progress onto the HND 3D Interactive Design and Development at The Manchester College or apply to second or third of a degree programme at a University.

The HNC Diploma gives you opportunities to apply your knowledge and practical skills in the workplace through formal work placements or part-time employment experience.

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded a certificate in HNC Creative Media Production

You will study the following units:

Contextual Studies for Creative Media Production
This unit aims to develop your understanding of theoretical approaches to media production in order to inform your own practice and set it within a wider context.

Research Techniques for Creative Media Production
This unit aims to develop your skills in using the research techniques employed by professionals working in creative media production.

As well as a range of subjects including:

- Work related experience
- Practical skills & knowledge relevant to the creative media Industries
- Exhibiting your work
- Live Briefs
- Curating skills
- Portfolio Development

Written and Practical assignments

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

Applicants should be 18 years or over, have a range of GCSE passes at Grade C and above and possess BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art and Design or BTEC National Diploma (Merit or above) or other vocational Level 3 in an appropriate subject area. UCAS point's tariff is a minimum of 160. Appropriately experienced applicants will be considered. Admission requirements include presentation of a portfolio or other relevant evidence at interview.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

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.

The College reserves the right to withdraw courses before they have started where the minimum economic number of learners stated have not been recruited to a course. Course can only run if a minimum of 10 students are recruited.

Every effort is made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date.

The Manchester College considers changes to courses very carefully and The Manchester College hopes to keep any changes to a minimum. Unfortunately changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regularity and academic reasons. Where changes are made to material information contained on this website or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admission and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and we will outline the various options available to the applicant. If a change to a course is required, The Manchester College will take all reasonable steps to minimise disruption to students and will keep students appropriately informed.

Any offer of a place on a course at The Manchester College is made on the basis of the The Manchester College’s terms and conditions applicable at the time you accept your offer, and those terms and conditions are located at http://www.themanchestercollege.ac.uk/sites/default/files/learner-agreement/learning-agreement.pdf . It is important that you have the opportunity to read and understand these terms before accepting your offer. If you are unclear about any of the terms or conditions, you should ask Guidance and Welfare at The Manchester College for clarification before you confirm your acceptance. By accepting a place at The Manchester College you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations of the The Manchester College as set out in the terms and conditions.

No liability to parents, sponsors or other third parties

The Manchester College’s dealings and contracts with students and prospective students do not create a contract or other legally binding relationship between The Manchester College and anyone else, for example parents, guardians or sponsors.