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Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 6737 Course Code: CR23357-02
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation
Academic year: 14/15

Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6737
Course instance ID: 
549706567195
Course code: 
CR23357-02
Learning AIM code: 
50088312
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Construction
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Electrical & Electronic Engineering course about?

The Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNCs in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronic Engineering provides a specialist work related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the electrical and electronic engineering sector and also offers particular specialist emphasis through the choice of specialist units.

Areas covered within this qualification include
- Analytical Methods for Engineers
- Engineering Science
- Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
- Electrical and Electronic Principles
- Electrical and Electronic Measurement and Testing
- Combinational and Sequential Logic
- Electronic Computer-Aided Design
- Digital and Analogue Devices and Circuits

Unit Assignment and Assessment

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

Higher Education progressing to HND, Foundation degree and Honours degree

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

- A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Engineering
- A GCE Advanced level profile which demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C

- Other related level 3 qualifications
- An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution

- Related Work Experience.
Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience (paid and/or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Electrical & Electronic Engineering course?

HNC Level 4 Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Part time (evening)

From/to dates

Mon, 19/01/2015

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

30

Hours per week

6

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

How much will the course cost me?

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


 
Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 6350 Course Code: CR3796-06
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation UCAS Code: HNC/CB N110
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

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

Institution code is M10 and course code is HNC/CB N110.

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


Computing (Business)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6350
Course instance ID: 
544230567197
Course code: 
CR3796-06
Learning AIM code: 
50082541
UCAS course code: 
HNC/CB N110
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Computing and IT
Location: 
One Central Park

What's the Computing (Business) course about?

This course provides individuals with a broad understanding of organisation structure, the business environment, and systems, analysis and design of database development, together with the underpinning theory of computer architecture and networks. It enables them to function effectively in the business world in the provision of IT systems for the support of the information requirements of organisations.

It is most suited to individuals who wish to relate their technical knowledge to a broad range of business issues from a general management perspective. With a focus on the commercial application of technology, it supports a wide range of career opportunities through the development of appropriate skills.

The course develops appropriate knowledge and skills in business and IT through an integrative teaching and learning strategy. The principles and techniques of management are also studied throughout the course and offer an opportunity to combine a business and technical education in an applied vocational context.

Particular emphasis is placed on the application of hardware and software packages and products to the solution of business problems.

Subjects covered include
- Business skills for e-Commerce
- Computer systems
- Database design concepts
- System analysis and design
- Website design
- Programming in Java
- Human computer interaction
- Employability and professional development

A variety of assessment methods are used, including coursework assignments, presentations, in-class assessments and group and individual projects.

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

This course provides an ideal pathway for anyone who wants to pursue a career in management within public or commercial organisations. On successful completion of this course students may apply to The Manchester College to top up the HNC to an HND.

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

Applicants are required to have a BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in an IT or business-related subject area, or an equivalent level 3 qualification with appropriate content. UCAS tariff points required: 80.

Mature students (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, 19/01/2015

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?

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: 330 Course Code: CR2001-20
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation UCAS Code: HNC/Bus 001N
Academic year: 14/15

Business (Part time)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
330
Course instance ID: 
547112567193
Course code: 
CR2001-20
Learning AIM code: 
50082413
UCAS course code: 
HNC/Bus 001N
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Business and Professional
Location: 
St John's Centre

What's the Business (Part time) course about?

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

Core subjects covered on the HNC include:
- Marketing
- Managing financial resources and decisions
- Organisations and behaviour
- Business environment

Students must also choose five units from one of the following HNC pathways:
- Business and human resource management
- Business and finance
- Business and marketing
- 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: 100.

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

Part time (day)

From/to dates

Mon, 19/01/2015

Course length

2 Year(s)

Weeks per year

35

Hours per week

6

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

How much will the course cost me?

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


 
Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 410 Course Code: M0687-003
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation UCAS Code: HNC/Th 014W
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

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

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

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


Performing Arts - Acting for Camera

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
410
Course instance ID: 
546773567199
Course code: 
M0687-003
Learning AIM code: 
50092285
UCAS course code: 
HNC/Th 014W
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Arden School of Theatre
Location: 
Nicholls Campus

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 19/01/2015

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

34

Hours per week

16

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

How much will the course cost me?

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

How do I apply?

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

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



 

HE Open Event

Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 6755 Course Code: CR23742-02
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation UCAS Code: 8P16
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 8P16.

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


Applied Biology

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6755
Course instance ID: 
553288566995
Course code: 
CR23742-02
Learning AIM code: 
50082486
UCAS course code: 
8P16
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Location: 
Nicholls Campus

What's the Applied Biology course about?

This course is designed to equip students with the practical skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to succeed in employment in biological sciences and the related industries.

The course consists of five core units and 3 specialist units, each unit is worth 15 credits. The core units are:

Cell Biology
This unit provides an understanding of the structure of a cell and how the cell functions, divides,
differentiates and adopts a position in order to perform a specialist role in the multicellular
organism.

Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways
This unit enables learners to develop practical skills and examine the chemical characteristics of
amino acids, monosaccharides, nucleotides and fatty acids.

Physiology of Cellular Systems in Animals
The unit provides learners with an understanding of the structure of the main physiological
systems and how they function together to utilise nutrients and remove waste products
effectively.

Laboratory Techniques for Applied Biology
This unit gives learners the opportunity to practise and be able to use skills commonly used in
practical biology. These include microscopy, titration, spectroscopy, chromatography and use of
aseptic technique.

Analysis of Scientific Data and Information
This unit develops skills in mathematical and statistical techniques used in the analysis of
scientific data, together with an understanding of the limitations in reporting results.

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?

On completion of this course students will have the opportunity to progress onto a HND in second year.
Alternatively students will have the necessary skills and knowledge to seek employment in biological sciences and related industries.

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

- BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Applied Science or similar discipline

- A levels in relevant subjects and GCSE grades at A* to C

- other related level 3 qualifications

- an Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education
institution

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 19/01/2015

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.



 
Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 6667 Course Code: CR23157-03
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation 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: 
549050552785
Course code: 
CR23157-03
Learning AIM code: 
50083612
UCAS course code: 
6F71
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Care
Location: 
Northenden Campus

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, 19/01/2015

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

34

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.

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: 6848 Course Code: CR24825-01
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

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

Institution code is M10 and course code is .

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


Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6848
Course instance ID: 
566989566991
Course code: 
CR24825-01
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Music
Location: 
Nicholls Campus

What's the Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) course about?

The course offers students a wonderful opportunity to develop and enhance their techniques either to progress in education (BA (Hons) Musical Theatre Arden) or to take professional work in the industry. Building on our established reputation for being one of the leading providers of musical theatre both regionally and nationally, the course is taught by our industry professionals who are still active in the business and therefore have up-to-date knowledge of current practice.

Modules:

Acting for Musical Theatre

You will work on acting techniques and work through a range of show material that culminates in a performance in one of our theatres.

Classical Ballet Background and Technique

You will establish the basic technique essential for developing an understanding of dance vocabulary and movement potential

Jazz Dance Technique and Performance

A practical class specialising in technique to build strength and stamina and prepare you for routines.

Tap Dance Technique and Performance

A great opportunity to develop flare in tapping and our very own Tazz developed by leading artist Time Flavin.

Dance For Musical Theatre

This will provide you with the opportunity for working through routines, exploring different practitioners such as Fosse and developing movement memory skills.

Creative Arts Professional Practice

Workshops will help you develop repertoire and a portfolio for auditions and going out into the world of performance. Classes will also help you understand the opportunities for employment and how to approach the business.

Creative Arts Research Skills

This will give you the opportunity to understand the history and great traditions of the business of musical theatre. It will also give you the chance to develop essential research skills, critical thinking and the ability to express ideas clearly.

Singing Techniques

This unit will provide you with an opportunity to establish safe vocal care and develop technique. You can work on material that suits your range and ability as well as challenging you.

Singing for Musical Theatre

This module will provide you with the experience and skills needed to be part of an ensemble. Working with industry professionals, you will develop harmony and sight singing skills.

Assessment is mainly practical supported by written work. Examples of assessments include:

- Performance
- Ensemble singing presentation
- Repertoire singing
- Group dance
- Presentation
- Essay
- Portfolio including CV, singing log
- Research

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

Students will be extremely well prepared for auditioning for drama schools either with us or other similar institutions. Alternatively they may wish to go straight into the industry as many of our graduates have before them. A range of employment opportunities are available including in theatres, tours and cruise ships.

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

You will need to audition for the course preparing one song from a musical theatre repertoire and one speech. You should also be prepared to participate in a dance workshop and an interview.

Applicants should have a range of GCSE passes at a minimum of a Grade C including English and Mathematics, 3 GCE A Level passes at grade C or above or a BTEC Extended Diploma with A MMD profile equating to 260 UCAS points.

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, 19/01/2015

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.


 
Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 6713 Course Code: CR23466-06
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation
Academic year: 14/15

Edexcel BTEC HNC Diploma in Construction and the BuiltEnvironment

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6713
Course instance ID: 
549130567001
Course code: 
CR23466-06
Learning AIM code: 
50082760
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Construction
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

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

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

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

Unit Assignment and Assessment

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

Higher Education progressing to HND, Foundation degree and Honours degree

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

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

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

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

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Part time (day)

From/to dates

Mon, 19/01/2015

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

30

Hours per week

6

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

How much will the course cost me?

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