University And Degree Level

Qualification type: HND Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 6876 Course Code: CR25913-01
Validated by: UCAS Code: WW43
Academic year: 15/16 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.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is WW43.

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


Fashion, Costume & Textiles

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6876
Course instance ID: 
580527580529
Course code: 
CR25913-01
UCAS course code: 
WW43
Qualification type: 
HND
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Design and Visual Arts
Location: 
Shena Simon Campus

What's the Fashion, Costume & Textiles 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 fashion, textiles and costume design and realisation. It places particular emphasis on garment production and finishing skills which are highly sort after in industry.

The fashion and textiles options will develop your knowledge, design and practical production skills within a commercial fashion and textiles context. Similarly, the costume design option will focus on theatre, television and film production outcomes.

The course will enable you to pursue a career in the creative industries, progress to a third year top-up for a BA Honours in Creative Media at The Manchester College or apply to the second or third year of a degree programme at a university.

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

Subjects covered include:
- Work-related experience
- Practical skills and knowledge relevant to the fashion, textile and costume industries
- Exhibiting your work
- Live briefs
- Curating skills
- Portfolio development

Course delivery - full-time

You will study five core units across Year 1 and Year 2:

- Visual Communication in Art and Design
You will research and use a range of drawing and visual communication techniques and approaches, and critically examine and develop techniques used in your own work.

- Ideas Generation and Development in Art and Design
You will develop your knowledge of visual language through the evaluation of the work of other designers, and experiment with a range of traditional and contemporary materials and processes.

- Contextual and Cultural Referencing in Art and Design
- You will study cultural history that informs current thought and debate within art, craft and design. The emphasis is on research and study skills and acquiring source material and knowledge. You will gain the knowledge, skill and understanding necessary to define and research an historical context and relate it to the present.

- Professional Practice in Art and Design
You will relate practical studies in fashion, textiles and costume design to a professional context. You will also present and promote your work to a professional standard.

- Project Design Implementation and Evaluation
You will learn project design, implementation and evaluation skills and the ability to undertake an independent enquiry through a project of direct relevance to your vocational, academic and professional development.

Optional specialist routes through the qualification can be developed in the following contexts:
- Fashion
- Costume
- Textiles

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

Throughout the course you are encouraged to gain a wide range of experiences within the creative industries. It can lead to a career as a fashion designer, pattern cutter, garment technologist or a self-employed fashion entrepreneur. With further study, you could have a career in textile design, fashion buying and marketing, merchandising, styling, retail management, costume design buying or fashion blogging and journalism.You will be encouraged to identify and direct your own career pathway, and you will gain transferable skills to secure employment in other industries.

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

Applicants should be 18 years or over and have a range of GCSE passes at Grade C and above. They should have a BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art and Design, a BTEC National Diploma (Merit or above) or another vocational level 3 qualification in an appropriate subject. UCAS points 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.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Fashion, Costume & Textiles course?

On completion of Year 1 - HNC Art and Design, level 4
On completion of Year 2 - HND Art and Design, level 5
On completion of Years 1 and 2, all applicants will be able to progress to a Year 3 top-up qualification in Creative Media, achieving a full BA Honours in Creative Media from Manchester Metropolitan University, level 6

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.


 
Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdA) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 6864 Course Code: HS0042
Validated by: University of Salford UCAS Code: W453
Academic year: 15/16 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.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is W453.

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


Special Effects Make up Artistry

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6864
Course instance ID: 
568855579819
Course code: 
HS0042
Learning AIM code: 
00246608
UCAS course code: 
W453
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdA)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Hair and Beauty Therapy
Location: 
Fielden Campus

What's the Special Effects Make up Artistry course about?

"Subject to Validation MMU"

The Make-up Artistry (Special Effects pathway) is designed to offer the learner the opportunity to gain a wealth of experience and knowledge working as a make-up artist in preparation for direct employment within the make-up industry or further study. The course comprises of a range of core modules developing the key skills and attributes to become a successful make-up artist.

Students on this pathway will develop a host of practical skills such as; how to use a camera effectively in a studio and on location, design and apply character make-ups, postiche skills, age for TV and film, perform casualty effects, undertake body art/face painting techniques and mould, make and apply prosthetic pieces using the latest techniques.

The content of the course encourages students to produce innovative ideas in visual imagery, explore creativity and link to the needs of the media make-up industry. The course will prepare students to engage and work as artistic practitioners across a broad range of artistic makeup, including a variety of TV and media environments, theatre and photographic sectors, as well as preparing them to be an independent practitioner/artist.

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

Year 1 Modules:

* Styling for the Camera (20 credits) Core (both pathways)
This module is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to explore the technical processes and devices required to produce an industry standard portfolio.

* Contextual Studies (20 credits) Core (both pathways)
This module is embedded to encourage and enhance the student's ability to communicate information in an academic and self-directed manner, through the development of key study and transferable skills.

* Specialist Hair and Make-Up Design (20 credits)
This unit provides the student with the opportunity to expand and compliment their own creative style through the utilization of hair design and Special effects make-up.

* Special Effects Character Make-Up (20 credits)
This module is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to develop the basic principles for producing special effects make-up.

* Prosthetic Art (20 Credits)
This module is designed to provide the student with the theoretical and basic practices required to compose a prosthetic characterisation.

* Body Art / Airbrushing (20 credits)
This module is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to express their artistic creativity in the form of body art.

Year 2 Modules:

* Professional Practise (20 Credits) Core (both pathways)
This unit is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to develop first-hand experience of the media industry.

* Freelancing (20 Credits) Core (both pathways)
This unit is designed to enable the student to understand the freelance employment and career opportunities available in preparation for professional practise.

* Make-up Design Application (20 Credits) Core (both pathways)
The student will be encouraged to take an experimental yet informed approach to the visual development of their vocational skills as a make-up artist.

* Applied Postiche / hair styling (20 credits) Core (both pathways)
The unit will enable the student to analyse and examine the effective use of postiche resources within the media industry context.

* Showcase (20 credits) Core (both pathways)
This unit will enable student to develop their knowledge of the management principals and practices and to be able to translate this theory into practise.

* Portfolio Development (20 credits) Core (both pathways)
This unit is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to develop their portfolio in their subject specialist areas and display their own creative styles, so that they can present their ideas and promote their work to the highest professional standard.

The learner's practical expertise will be developed and be assessed through experience in workshops, studio and external environments. The learner will be exposed to a series of techniques through tutor led classes and demonstrations, project based briefs and individual development support. Examples of assessments include:
- Learning journals
- Portfolio
- Work experience
- Presentation
- Peer Assessment
- Style File
- Essays
- Observations

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

Graduates from this programme are expected to find employment in a variety of multi-disciplinary practices, including television/film production companies, theatres or as freelance artists. There is also a direct progression route to the top-up degree course at The Manchester College.

Students on this pathway have undertaken work opportunities for the likes of BBCs `Tubby and Enid', Lime Productions Pilot `Shelf Stackers', BBC Series `Candy Cabs', CBBC `The Slammer, BBCs `The Village'. The prosthetic modules have also equipped some learners to go on to become trainees to world renowned prosthetic artists operating within the TV and film industry.

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

The ideal candidate will have a passion for make-up, be creative and enthusiastic.

Applicants should possess an A level, BTEC National diploma or an equivalent level 3 qualification with a creative content , Mature applicants (aged 21 or above) who demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity may also apply.

All applicants will be required to apply through UCAS and should have a minimum of 160 UCAS points. Applicants may be invited to attend an interview where they will be asked to provide examples of written work, a portfolio of images demonstrating their skills within make-up / hair, or provide examples of designs work/illustrations.

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.

How do I apply?

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

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



 
Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdSc) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 6858 Course Code: HS0004
Validated by: University of Salford UCAS Code: G550
Academic year: 15/16 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.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is G550.

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


Computer Network Security with Ethical Hacking

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6858
Course instance ID: 
568812579780
Course code: 
HS0004
Learning AIM code: 
00246627
UCAS course code: 
G550
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdSc)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Computing and IT
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Computer Network Security with Ethical Hacking course about?

"Subject to Validation MMU"

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

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

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

Subjects covered include:
- Firewall security technologies
- Introduction to security concepts
- Linux fundamentals
- Client/server security
- Network administration and security
- Securing remote access

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

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

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

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

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

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

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 21/09/2015

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.


 
Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdA) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 6763 Course Code: HS0045
Validated by: UCAS Code: L430
Academic year: 15/16 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.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is L430.

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


Public Service and Social Justice

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6763
Course instance ID: 
564581579822
Course code: 
HS0045
UCAS course code: 
L430
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdA)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Public Services
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Public Service and Social Justice course about?

"Subject to Validation MMU"

The aim of the degree is to equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience required for a broad range of careers in Public Sector organisations. The course concentrates on building on the practical work based skills, knowledge and academic competencies achieved by students from their previous courses The Foundation Degree lasts for 2 years and provides both a practical, academic and theoretical understanding to a range of modules that are core knowledge requirements for future public sector employees.
There is a concentration on the development of leadership and problem solving skills in each of the modules. The degree has close employer links and course content is regularly updated to keep abreast of current trends and changes in public sector organisation and delivery
On the main features of the degree is the requirement to do work placements in both the 1st and 2nd year. Work placements are undertaken in a wide variety of different organisations including schools , colleges , voluntary organisations , youth services, police and fire service projects
The degree is staffed 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. Visits have previously included residential activities in the lake district focused on leadership and outdoor education and a residential experience in London that includes a visit to parliament and major institutions. Guest speakers have including : Local Member of Parliament, Chief Constable of Manchester, Senior Probation Officer, Children in Care specialists, Senior Public Sector Trade Union representative. A future range of guest speakers will include leaders from both the Public and Private and Voluntary sectors.

The course content is based on twelve modules over two years. These are
First Year. Semester One
Leadership and Personal Development (20 Credits). This module focuses on developing leadership skills and includes an outdoor education residential in the Lake district
The Politics of Public Service (20 Credits). This module provides an introduction to the impact of political decisions on the public services. This includes a residential visit to London and a tour of Parliament

Developing Academic skills (20 credits). This module develops the academic skills required for the degree. This includes developing reading , academic writing and research and presentation skills

First year. semester Two
Introduction to Law (20 credits) This module develops a detailed knowledge of the British Legal system and the knowledge required in many public sector employments. This includes visits to Crown court and the Prison and Probation service
Public Services and Current Affairs (20 Credits) This module develops the research , presentation and group and team work skills within the context of understanding and analysing the range of current affairs issues affecting British public service
Public Service Employability (20 Credit). This module provides work experience in a wide range of different organisations delivering public services. Students are encouraged to find their own work experience placements in an organisation they are familiar with

Second Year. Semester one
Research Skills & Practice (20 Credits) This module develops basic research skills to enable students to analyse , evaluate and compare public service issues and problems
Social Justice (20 Credits). The module provides an introduction to the basics of social welfare provision and the concepts of equality and social justice
An introduction to diversity within multi-cultural Britain (20 credits) The module provides an introduction to the concepts of multi culturalism,and the development of new theory and concept that will enable students to work confidently in British multicultural communities
Public Health (20 Credits). The module will enable students to evaluate and analyse the complex public health problems , issues and potential solutions to the emerging health policy issues in British society
Partnership and the public service (20 credits). The module will enable students to consider and evaluate the importance of the development of partnership working between the public, private and voluntary sector on the delivery of public services
Applied Management and Leadership (20 Credits) This module provides work experience in a wide range of different organisations delivering public services. Students are encouraged to find their own work experience placements in an organisation they are familiar with

The degree has a variety of different assessments. These include Essays, Presentations, Course Work, Examinations, Self-evaluation, Research evaluation

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 commencing the BA Honours in Public Service and Social Justice at The Manchester College.

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. They should be academically competent and capable of developing the professional and social skills necessary for employment in modern Public sector organisations. The entry requirements are a pass at merit Level three in public service , A levels and mature student entry under the APEL procedure

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Public Service and Social Justice course?

The qualification gained at the end of the year is the Foundation degree in Public Service and Social Justice

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.

How do I apply?

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

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



 
Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdSc) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 6859 Course Code: HS0001
Validated by: University of Salford UCAS Code: G420
Academic year: 15/16 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.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is G420.

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


Network Engineering with Administration

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6859
Course instance ID: 
568814579777
Course code: 
HS0001
Learning AIM code: 
00246625
UCAS course code: 
G420
Awarding body: 
University of Salford
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdSc)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Computing and IT
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Network Engineering with Administration course about?

"Subject to Validation MMU"

This course has been developed in partnership with Cisco and Microsoft to equip students with the skills and knowledge employers need for a range of professional IT careers related to networking. It is also designed to promote and develop a broad range of skills, personal qualities and approaches that will provide a platform for further study, successful career advancement and lifelong learning.

The course is suitable for people already working in networking, who want to develop their skills and gain a higher-level qualification, or those wanting to begin a career in this field. Students have the opportunity to gain vendor certifications in industry standard products, for example, Microsoft (Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional:Server Administration) and CISCO (CISCO Certified Network Associate). They develop practical skills in network administration within the infrastructure, implementation of Active directory and troubleshooting, and in the use of Windows 2008 Enterprise edition operating system and CISCO multilayer switches and routers. There are also units that develop personal effectiveness and employment skills and a key feature of the course is work-related learning.

Subjects studied include:
- Introduction to Networks
- Network software
- Introduction to security concepts
- Network environment management
- Project management
- Network security

Assessment makes use of a range of activities, including reports, oral presentations, group work, practical assignments, time-constrained tests, peer assessment and live industry briefs.. Achievement is evidenced by the production of a portfolio of evidence.

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

This course has been designed with employers to prepare students for a variety of professional IT careers, such as network administrator, network designer; network professional, network technician and specialised network help desk administrator. Upon successful completion of the foundation degree students may progress onto a third year and 'TOP UP' their FdSc to a BSc(Hons) within their own specialised field (Validated by Salford University).

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

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

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

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 21/09/2015

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.


 
Qualification type: Foundation Degree (FdSc) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 6862 Course Code: HS0017
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation UCAS Code: G590
Academic year: 15/16 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.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is G590.

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


Software Development

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6862
Course instance ID: 
568830579794
Course code: 
HS0017
Learning AIM code: 
50082541
UCAS course code: 
G590
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdSc)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Computing and IT
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Software Development course about?

"Subject to Validation MMU"

The course teaches students to develop an understanding of how computing relates to different aspects of modern business. Students will develop practical skills in software design, implementation and testing, developing web and multimedia applications and in the use of databases and relevant programming languages. Students will also have the opportunity to gain experience in products used by industry.

Employers have an ongoing involvement in the design and delivery of the programme to ensure students graduate with the skills required by industry.

The course also helps students to develop other important skills such as communication, team work and problem solving skills.

Students will develop an understanding of how computing relates to different aspects of an enterprise, preparing them for changes in technology.

Students also develop practical skills in software design, implementation and testing, and in the use of databases and appropriate programming languages, such as Java.

During the second stage of the course there is a greater emphasis on the development of practical skills which help to make graduates attractive to employers.

Assessment on the programme makes use of a range of activities, including reports, oral presentations, group work, practical assignments, multiple choice question tests, time-constrained tests and peer assessment. Several end-of-year examinations and a number of assignments must also be undertaken

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

Upon successful completion of the foundation degree students may also progress onto a third year and 'TOP UP' their FdSc to a BSc(Hons) within their own specialised field (Validated by Salford University). Alternatively, students may progress into numerous careers, including junior IT office mangers, junior software developers, network administration assistants and end user support analysts.

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

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

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

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 21/09/2015

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.


 
Qualification type: Bachelor of Science Location:
Subject area: Level: 6
Leaflet Number: 6860 Course Code: HS0021
Validated by: UCAS Code: S6D9
Academic year: 15/16 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.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is S6D9.

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


Software Development (Top Up)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6860
Course instance ID: 
568822579798
Course code: 
HS0021
UCAS course code: 
S6D9
Qualification type: 
Bachelor of Science
Level: 
6
Subject area: 
Computing and IT
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Software Development (Top Up) course about?

"Subject to Validation MMU"

To gain an honours degree in Business Computing with IT, students will undertake 120 credits. This will be made up of a variety of research, management and specialist modules.

The specialist project allows you to consolidate your previous learning and to develop those ideas and materials in a critical and analytical way. The specialist project will demonstrate your ability to undertake a substantial piece of work. It will also be valuable as a showcase for your abilities and professional skills, and provide a solid preparation for postgraduate study.

A variety of assessment methods are used, some modules may use coursework only or others may use a mix of course work and exams, 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 Computing, Information Technology and related fields. It also provides students the grounding to apply for an MSc at a University of your choice.

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

Before registering on this top-up degree, you will ideally have successfully completed a Foundation Degree in either Computer Network Management, Computer Network Security or Computer System Support (or equivalent approved study, such as a relevant foundation degree from another institution, or an HND together with vocational experience).

Consideration will be made to the following students, subject to course relevance and vocational experience:

-Students with Computing foundation degrees and HNDs
-Students who have completed the first two years of a three-year Computing degree at another institution
-Students with two-year diplomas or other qualifications from outside the UK.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 21/09/2015

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: Bachelor of Science Location:
Subject area: Level: 6
Leaflet Number: 6856 Course Code: HS0003
Validated by: UCAS Code: N3C8
Academic year: 15/16 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.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is N3C8.

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


Network Administration with Cloud Computing (Top Up)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6856
Course instance ID: 
568808579779
Course code: 
HS0003
UCAS course code: 
N3C8
Qualification type: 
Bachelor of Science
Level: 
6
Subject area: 
Computing and IT
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Network Administration with Cloud Computing (Top Up) course about?

"Subject to Validation MMU"

To gain an honours degree in Business Computing with IT, students will undertake 120 credits. This will be made up of a variety of research, management and specialist modules.

The specialist project allows you to consolidate your previous learning and to develop those ideas and materials in a critical and analytical way. The specialist project will demonstrate your ability to undertake a substantial piece of work. It will also be valuable as a showcase for your abilities and professional skills, and provide a solid preparation for postgraduate study.

A variety of assessment methods are used, some modules may use coursework only or others may use a mix of course work and exams, 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 Computing, Information Technology and related fields. . It also provides students the grounding to apply for an MSc at a University of your choice.

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

Before registering on this top-up degree, you will ideally have successfully completed a Foundation Degree in either Computer Network Management, Computer Network Security or Computer System Support (or equivalent approved study, such as a relevant foundation degree from another institution, or an HND together with vocational experience).

Consideration will be made to the following students, subject to course relevance and vocational experience:

-Students with Computing foundation degrees and HNDs
-Students who have completed the first two years of a three-year Computing degree at another institution
-Students with two-year diplomas or other qualifications from outside the UK.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 21/09/2015

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: Bachelor of Science Location:
Subject area: Level: 6
Leaflet Number: 6857 Course Code: HS0006
Validated by: UCAS Code: N2S5
Academic year: 15/16 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.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is N2S5.

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


Network Security with Penetration Testing (Top Up)

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6857
Course instance ID: 
568810579782
Course code: 
HS0006
UCAS course code: 
N2S5
Qualification type: 
Bachelor of Science
Level: 
6
Subject area: 
Computing and IT
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Network Security with Penetration Testing (Top Up) course about?

"Subject to Validation MMU"

To gain an honours degree in Network Security with Penetration Testing, students will undertake 120 credits. This will be made up of a variety of research, management and specialist modules.

The specialist project allows you to consolidate your previous learning and to develop those ideas and materials in a critical and analytical way. The specialist project will demonstrate your ability to undertake a substantial piece of work. It will also be valuable as a showcase for your abilities and professional skills, and provide a solid preparation for postgraduate study.

A variety of assessment methods are used, some modules may use coursework only or others may use a mix of coursework and exams, 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 Computing, Information Technology and related fields. It also provides students the grounding to apply for an MSc at a University of your choice.

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

Before registering on this top-up degree, you will ideally have successfully completed a Foundation Degree in either Computer Network Management, Computer Network Security or Computer System Support (or equivalent approved study, such as a relevant foundation degree from another institution, or an HND together with vocational experience).

Consideration will be made to the following students, subject to course relevance and vocational experience:

-Students with Computing foundation degrees and HNDs
-Students who have completed the first two years of a three-year Computing degree at another institution
-Students with two-year diplomas or other qualifications from outside the UK.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 21/09/2015

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: Foundation Degree (FdSc) Location:
Subject area: Level: 5
Leaflet Number: 6861 Course Code: HS0007
Validated by: UCAS Code: GH46
Academic year: 15/16 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.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is GH46.

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


Computer Systems Engineering

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6861
Course instance ID: 
568828579783
Course code: 
HS0007
UCAS course code: 
GH46
Qualification type: 
Foundation Degree (FdSc)
Level: 
5
Subject area: 
Computing and IT
Location: 
Openshaw Campus

What's the Computer Systems Engineering course about?

"Subject to Validation MMU"

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

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

Subjects studied include:
- Operating systems and system software
- Computer architecture
- Computing Electronics
- end user support
- A+ essentials (CompTIA)
- Network+ (CompTIA)
- ITIL Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3

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

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

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

Upon successful completion of the foundation degree students may progress onto a third year and 'TOP UP' their FdSc to a BSc(Hons) within their own specialised field (Validated by Salford University).

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

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

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

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 21/09/2015

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.