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2 First Things 73% 31% 98% of students on our degree courses graduated with either a First or an Upper Second Class Honours degree in 2013, compared to 65% nationally of graduates left UCLan urnley with a First Class Honours Degree compared to 14% nationally of graduates were in employment or further training 6 months after graduating

3 Class University Education Contents Student Life 06 Student Support 10 Campus Support 12 First Class Staff 14 First Class Environment 16 The Application Process 18 Fees & Finance 20 Our Courses Explained 28 First Class Courses 30 Contact Us 94 Index 96 Here at UCLan urnley we provide a unique learning experience, offering first class teaching, first class support and first class facilities on a wide range of programmes to enable our students to achieve first class results. This approach to University Education led to around three quarters of our students graduating from our undergraduate courses with either a 2:1 or First Class Honours degree in OUR CAMPUS UCLan urnley has been developed around a strong partnership between urnley College and the University of Central Lancashire that has been in place for over 20 years. The campus itself is now in its fifth year of delivering first class education and is the only University within the heart of Pennine Lancashire. The iconic campus boasts industry standard facilities and innovative research to support the learning and growth of the local community. OUR COURSES We offer a large range of specialist programmes at varying levels, from foundation to postgraduate level, and offer numerous courses which are unique to UCLan urnley. All of our courses have been designed to meet the needs of the local economy and to help each student fulfil their career aspirations. Whether you are just leaving college or sixth form, have been out of the education system for a number of years, or are developing your employability skills, we will have a course to suit you. OUR FACILITIES All our courses address the skills and knowledge needed in today s economy and students are taught in specialised rooms to give them transferable skills to the real world. A snapshot of some of our high tech resources includes: Advanced digital manufacturing technology centre A moot court room and access to law reports obtained from the House of Lords library A recording studio and radio station usiness incubation and creative business incubation facilities to support students business development Fashion studio Languages and I.T. Lab Sports therapy clinic This information is correct at the time of going to press in June 2014 and all reasonable care has been taken to ensure its accuracy at this time. 5

4 Student Life UCLan urnley offers students much more than a first class education; we offer an outstanding student experience, and urnley itself has much to offer, with a whole host of activities, culture and history right on your doorstep. All of these activities enable our students to leave university with an array of great experiences and memories, as well as additional skills for the world of work. The range of activities available to UCLan urnley students includes: Free access to outstanding sports clubs and facilities On campus activities including live music, theatre, exhibitions and activities Ambassador programme - offering the opportunity to mentor new students Help with employability and career plans Volunteering opportunities within both the campus and the wider community Access to the Students Union, including organised trips and events Course related speakers, trips and activities Awarded the coveted Most Enterprising Town award in 2013 by the UK Government, urnley has been highlighted as one of the nation s most successful towns for developing and growing business within the area, which includes the work undertaken here at UCLan urnley. urnley itself has lots of interesting and exciting activities to take part in, and is steeped in history and culture. The town hosts a successful football club, with a legion of passionate followers across the country, as well as an array of outdoor activities, including forests, reservoirs, canals and parks. There are a variety of stately homes, museums and national trust locations, including Towneley Hall, Gawthorpe Hall, Weavers Triangle and Queen Street Mill, the latter of which was used as a location for the Oscar award winning King s Speech in The town also plays host to the annual urnley International Rock and lues Festival, which takes place each May, and features artists from around the world playing in locations across the town. The town s pubs and clubs host a variety of special events aimed at the town s growing student population. Students take part in a range of additional activities to complement their studies, both on the UCLan urnley campus, and within the wider community. 6 Enquire about courses call +44 (0) or visit uclan.ac.uk/burnley 7

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6 Student Support As well as outstanding on-course support from tutors, students have easy access to a wide range of other support services to ensure you get the best out of your time at UCLan urnley Campus. UCLAN URNLEY CAMPUS LIRARY The UCLan urnley Campus Library offers a wide range of materials to support your course. Staff also provide you with: Access to a wealth of e-resources through the online library catalogue Access to high specification PCs, laptops & ipads AV Equipment hire (recorders, video cameras etc.) IT inductions Library and IT support Your UCLan corporate card gives you access to resources at the Preston city campus library too, or alternatively, you can order books and other items for delivery to the urnley Campus library at no cost. STUDENT HELPDESK The Student Helpdesk is located on the UCLan urnley Reception Area and provides a one-stop-shop for student enquires on study or student life. ACADEMIC WORKSHOPS A variety of workshops are available to help prepare students for university study, offering advice and tips on areas such as Harvard referencing and assignment writing. MENTORING UCLan urney has a number of ambassadors and mentors who are trained to give support to new students, as well as offering a buddy system, which provides students with a dedicated support system for any course related or university life queries. FINANCIAL SUPPORT UCLan urnley staff are on hand to offer advice and guidance on all financial related queries students may have, whether these are related to tuition fees, student loans, grants or hardship funds we have staff available to offer support, advice and guidance. ADMINISTRATION HU The Administration Hub is accessible to all, and hosts a first class team of experienced staff who can provide guidance on all aspects of study and employability queries. For more information on all these facilities please visit the Student Helpdesk CALL uclan.ac.uk Enquire about courses call +44 (0) or visit uclan.ac.uk/burnley 10 11

7 Campus Support We believe when students play an active part in the student community they leave university with great experiences under their belt and become more employable. This is why amongst other services at urnley Campus our students also have access to: STUDENTS UNION RESOURCE CENTRE At the Students Union Resource Centre, students can: Find information on upcoming events, including nights out and live gigs Meet other students Take part in student led groups and projects For more information please visit our website at EMPLOYAILITY SUPPORT Students are given careers and employability guidance to ensure they are fully prepared for employment. fully prepared for employment. UCLan UCLan urnley campus provides first class support, advice and guidance on: CENTRE FOR VOLUNTEERING AND COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP (CVCL) The Centre provides a comprehensive volunteering and community action programme, offering bespoke opportunities for team, individual and personal career development. Students registered with the Centre can not only gain extra accreditation from the Institute of Leadership and Management but also receive approximately 50% discount* on UCLan s professional coaching qualifications and first aid certificates. *Terms and conditions apply. National Careers Service CV writing Interview advice and tips Work experience and placements Job Fairs Volunteering 12 Enquire about courses call +44 (0) or visit uclan.ac.uk/burnley 13

8 Class Staff Steve Reid LECTURER IN MUSIC AND MEDIA With first hand experience of running a recording studio, making music videos and running high profile music events, I am able to pass all of this expertise on to my students. The facilities here at UCLan urnley are first class and enable our students to undertake their study in real working environments. Nicola Miller UCLan URNLEY STUDENT HELPDESK I love every minute of my job, meeting students, offering advice, helping applicants with any queries they have. y putting our students first we are able to offer the highest levels of support across a wide range of services. Peter Mounsey HIGHER EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES MANAGER In my role as Higher Education and Professional Studies Manager I am privileged to be a part of the dedicated and enthusiastic community of First Class lecturers, support staff and students, whose passion and drive to succeed make UCLan urnley the first class University it is. Paula Waring LECTURER IN USINESS, ADMINISTRATION MANAGEMENT AND TOURISM, EVENTS AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT Teaching at UCLan urnley is a fantastic experience, and enables me to utilise my wide ranging industry experience to inform and educate business leaders of the future. Combining this industry experience with the fantastic campus facilities really helps to get students ready for employment within these varied and exciting sectors

9 Class Environment The new UCLan urnley campus first opened its doors in 2009, showcasing a purpose built, state of the art campus, with first class facilities and resources available across all areas. TEACHING FACILITIES Our range of teaching facilities includes interactive whiteboard and full lecture recording facilities in every teaching and IT Lab. Specialist facilities include a purpose built recording studio and radio station, a Moot Court Room and access to law reports obtained from the House of Lords Library, a Sports Massage Clinic, media creation and editing equipment, a specialist creative Fashion Studio and usiness Incubation Unit, Performance Studio, with industry stage management equipment and an Advanced Digital Manufacturing Technology Centre. SPORT All UCLan urnley students have free access to our first-rate sports facilities. The campus Sports Centre incorporates a sports hall, state-of-the-art fitness suite and a climbing wall which meets the criteria for outward bound courses. Outdoor facilities include a UEFA standard, full-sized outdoor 3G pitch and a five-a-side multi-use pitch. You will also benefit from specialist coaching from experienced professionals to maximise your performance in whichever sport you excel. The campus is well located for outdoor pursuits and adventure sports. STUDENTS UNION RESOURCE ROOM The campus benefits from a dedicated Students Union resources room, where you can: find information on upcoming events, including nights out and live gigs meet with other students catch up with work using our IT facilities gain careers advice, including CV and interview tips take part in student led groups and projects CAMPUS FACILITIES The campus also provides: a refectory and café, both serving a range of hot and cold food a Performance Theatre, which hosts a range of high quality performances throughout the year access to a range of volunteering opportunities through our Centre for Volunteering team For more information on these facilities please visit uclanfacilities Enquire about courses call +44 (0) or visit uclan.ac.uk/burnley 16 17

10 The Application Process Your application is the first step on your journey to studying with us. We work hard to make it as easy a process as possible for you. FULL-TIME UNIVERSITY COURSES Applications for all full-time undergraduate courses are made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). You will need to complete an online application via UCAS, by visiting To help with your application we have given the relevant UCAS codes, where they apply, within the course information in this prospectus. The institution code for the University of Central Lancashire is C30. We can support you throughout the application process, and can provide you with any additional information regarding what s on offer at the campus. For more details please contact our University team on or PART-TIME UNIVERSITY COURSES Application forms for our part-time courses are available online, and from Student Online Services. You can also receive an application form by calling or ing You should return your completed application to: The University Team, urnley College, Princess Way, urnley, 12 0AN. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Some courses may involve regular access to children and/or vulnerable adults. Where this is the case, students will be legally required to register with the Enhanced Disclosue and arring Scheme (DS) which is administered by the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA). Following successful registration, individuals will be issued with an ISA registration number which will stay with that person for the rest of their career. The University will send further instructions on registering with the DS. For more information or to request an Application Guide TELEPHONE OR Visit us at the Student Helpdesk Enquire about courses call +44 (0) or visit uclan.ac.uk/burnley

11 Fees & Finance UCLan urnley offers a high quality university experience, with a range of first class programmes, whilst also providing good value for money. Our teaching, support and facilities are of the highest standard and we offer good value by keeping our fees low, in order to ensure that a first class university education can be accessed by everyone. WHY UCLAN URNLEY? As a student at UCLan urnley you will be provided with outstanding support and guidance to ensure you understand the financial aspects of university study. This starts as soon as you enquire about your course and continues throughout your time with us. We can help you with all aspects of finance whilst you are here, from aiding you with your student loan application and queries, through to giving advice and guidance on how to live on a student budget. FULL TIME TUITION FEES Tuition fees for full time programmes at UCLan urnley are currently 7,000* per year for Honours degrees and 6,000* per year for Foundation degrees. Full time, Foundation Entry (Year 0) programmes are currently 3,900. Tuition fee loans, maintenance loans and grants are available from Student Finance England to cover the cost of tuition fees and help towards living costs. Any repayments due are only made after you ve left university and are dependent on your income not on what you borrowed. Visit for more information. PART TIME TUITION FEES Tuition fees for part-time programmes are currently around 600* per module. Most students enrolled on a substantial part-time university course are eligible for a tuition fee loan towards the cost of their study. For further information, or to discuss financial support at UCLan urnley please contact or INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FEES At UCLan urnley we welcome students from the EU onto all of our courses, and other international students are able to study on selected programmes. For more information on the fees for these students please contact or visit international FINANCIAL SUPPORT FROM UCLAN UCLan offers generous financial support to all students and scholarships are reviewed by the University on an annual basis. Please visit to see the range of scholarships and bursaries we are offering to new entry students. Enquire about courses call +44 (0) or visit uclan.ac.uk/burnley ARE YOU A UCLAN GRADUATE? If so you may be entitled to a 20% discount on postgraduate course fees. Please contact us on or ADDITIONAL HELP AND ADVICE Depending on your circumstances additional financial help may be available to you, such as the: Disabled Students Allowance Child Care Grant Parents Learning Allowance Adult Dependants Grant Please contact for more information. It is essential that your application is made as early as possible to ensure your funding is available for the start of term. If you would like an informal discussion about the financial help available or would like to obtain further information, please contact the Student Helpdesk on or *These figures are correct at the time of print, but may be subject to change

12 Raven Nelson STUDYING LL (Hons) Law I am working towards a in LL (Hons) Law Studying Law at UCLan urnley has really helped me to realise my ambitions, and is a fantastic springboard for my future career. The small class sizes have meant that I have really benefitted from the time I have spent in lessons, and my tutor knows my learning style and works with that. RAVEN S FIRST CLASS FUTURE Once I achieve my LL (Hons) Law I intend to progress on to the Legal Practice Course so I can fulfill my ambition to become a solicitor. I would definitely recommend UCLan urnley, if you are willing to work hard and focus on furthering your education this is the best place to be.

13 I have started my ianca anks STUDYING FdA usiness fashion and clothing business Studying at UCLan urnley has given me the extra skills I needed to run my own fashion and clothing business. eing able to make use of the usiness Incubation Unit meant that I could drive my business forward with the knowledge that I was being supported by the University. The skills I have learned have proved invaluable, and learning from tutors who have so much industry experience has really helped me to develop my ideas and focus on what I want to achieve. IANCA S FIRST CLASS FUTURE The help and support I have received from my lecturers has been second to none, and I have gained invaluable skills and experience which will help me to achieve my ambitions of running an international fashion business.

14 Maelor Hughes STUDYING Foundation Degree in Music I ll achieve my number one The Music programme at UCLan urnley is first class. I have been able to really develop my skills as a performer, as well as learning the business side of music. The programme has enabled me to further develop my skills and knowledge to enable me to pursue my dream of becoming a Music Producer. MAELOR S FIRST CLASS FUTURE Once I achieve my Foundation Degree in Music, I plan to start working in the music industry. The experience I have already gained using the first class industry standard equipment at UCLan urnley has certainly given me an excellent opportunity to progress in the field.

15 Our Courses Explained FOUNDATION ENTRY Foundation Entry courses are a preparatory year of a degree for those who do not have the academic requirements for direct entry and/or those who have been out of education for a while and need to refresh their study skills, before embarking on the first year of the course. ACCREDITED PRIOR LEARNING (APL) OR ACCREDITED PRIOR EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING (APEL) APL is based on the premise that a number of applicants to UCLan urnley will already have experience within their chosen field, and we welcome this on most courses. Credit against a qualification can be given for these skills and experience. Please visit or call for more information. POSTGRADUATE AND MASTERS PROGRAMMES Postgraduate programmes, such as Postgraduate Certificates and Masters Degrees, are designed for those who already hold a A/Sc honours degree. These programmes are suitable for those who wish to pursue a specific career, such as teaching, or who wish to continue their studies. A/Sc/Eng DEGREES These are full degree programmes which prepare you for employment, entry to graduate schemes or postgraduate study. You can access our degree courses on a full time or part time basis. Most full-time courses require 15 hours study time in class each week. FOUNDATION DEGREES, HNC AND HND PROGRAMMES These are university level programmes, combining both academic and vocational skills, designed to improve your career prospects and earning potential in industry. Over two thirds of UCLan urnley students progress and topup with further study to achieve a full honours degree after completing a Foundation Degree here at the campus, usually with just one further year of study. Alternatively these qualifications enable students to successfully enter employment within their chosen field. CERTIFICATES Certificates and Advanced Certificates are part time courses that aim to give you a flavour of university study. You can progress from a University Certificate to other University Education programmes such as Foundation Degrees

16 USINESS & MANAGEMENT 32 CREATIVE ARTS & MEDIA 52 HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE 73 Foundation Degree/HNC in usiness Foundation Degree in Administration Management Foundation Degree in Tourism, Events & Hospitality Management A (Hons) usiness & Management (Final Year Top Up) E-Learning A (Hons) Art & Design (Foundation Entry) University Certificate in the Community Arts - Theatre Practitioner Foundation Degree in Media and Production Technology Foundation Degree in Music Foundation Degree in Health & Social Care (Social Care/Mental Health) Foundation Degree in Public Services Sc (Hons) Health and Social Care (one year top-up) A (Hons) Social Work COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP 37 Foundation Degree in Theatre Performance 57 LAW 78 Class Courses We have an extensive range of courses and programme areas across all levels. Visit uclan for details on any new courses on offer from Foundation Degree in Community Leadership A (Hons) Community Leadership (One Year Top Up) MA /PGDip/PGCert Community Leadership COMPUTING & IT Foundation Degree in Web Design & Development Foundation Degree in Computing Foundation Degree in usiness Systems Management Sc (Hons) Computing (Top Up) Sc (Hons) Computer Games Enterprise A (Hons) Eastern Fashion Design EDUCATION & TEACHING Certificate in Education & Training, Preparatory Certificate in Education & Training, Introductory Certificate in Teaching, Learning & Assessment, Intermediate PGCE & Cert Ed (Education & Training) PGCE (Mathematics: Numeracy)* Cert Ed (Mathematics: Numeracy)* Advanced Certificate in Teaching Mathematics: Numeracy* Foundation Degree in Children, Young People & Their Services LL (Hons) Law (Foundation Entry) LL (Hons) Law SOCIAL SCIENCES Certificate of Achievement Introduction to University Study A (Hons) Social Science and Humanities (Foundation Entry)* A (Hons) Education and Sociology A (Hons) Education and Psychology A (Hons) Criminology and Sociology A (Hons) Psychology and Criminology A (Hons) Law and Criminology CONSTRUCTION & FURNITURE 47 A (Hons) Education & Professional Studies (Top Up) 66 SPORTS 88 Sc (Hons) Technology (Foundation Entry)* HNC/D in Furniture Design and Make Foundation Degree in uilding Services & Sustainable Engineering Foundation Degree in Construction ENGINEERING Certificate in Advanced Materials Technology HNC in Engineering (Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering) HNC in Engineering (Electrical & Electronic Engineering) Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching Foundation Degree in Health and Personal Training Foundation Degree in Sports and Exercise Science A (Hons) Exercise & Fitness Management (Top Up) HND Mechanical Engineering* HND Electronic Engineering* For the Foundation Degree in uilding Services & Sustainable Engineering, see Construction & Furniture. A (Hons) Sports Coaching (One Year Top Up) For the Foundation Degree in Public Services, see Health & Social Care. * Subject to course approval. 93

17 Foundation Degree/HNC in usiness in usiness & Management Examples of modules studied on this course include: Nearly 75% of usiness graduates are in full-time employment in the six months after graduation, in areas as diverse as Human Resources, Marketing and anking. Studying usiness is a valuable pursuit and directly improves career prospects. The business courses at UCLan urnley will give you a deep understanding of business and administration disciplines and will develop the leadership, project management and administrative skills needed in today s competitive business environment. These degree programmes have been developed alongside employers to prepare you for the modern business world. We are committed to developing students with the knowledge and skills that meet the expectations of business and to create work-ready graduates, as well as enhancing the existing skills of current employees who are looking to progress within the workplace. We have strong links with a number of high profile businesses and regularly invite guest speakers to talk to and work with students. The programmes allow for a great deal of flexibility in career choices, leaving students well placed for a diverse range of career opportunities to choose from. TEACHING, LEARNING & ASSESSMENT Students will be taught by lecturers with extensive business experience, bringing a real-world learning experience into the lecture theatre. Many courses also incorporate specialist speakers, company visits, real life consultancy and projects. Work-based learning is integral to the course aims, enabling the evaluation of skills and knowledge in practice and you will be able to complete a work based project on behalf of your organisation. Assessment is continuous and students can expect coursework assignments including essays and reports, oral presentations, analysing case studies, investigating relevant companies and tackling briefs from industry. Teamwork skills are also developed through group assessments. A few modules have a written examination but formal examination accounts for no more than 50 per cent of the final mark. Accounting Entrepreneurship and Small usiness Start-Up Human Resource Management Managerial Decision Making Marketing Modern business offers a range of exciting career opportunities for graduates with sound business skills. Careers exist in all industries - both public and private sector - and in numerous disciplines. From Primary Care Trusts and educational institutions to cutting edge organisations offering global products and services, effective business skills are in huge demand. After successful completion of the Foundation Degree, you will have the opportunity to progress and study for a third top up year to graduate with a A Honours in usiness and Management or a A Honours in International usiness. Further to these progression routes, there are a number of more specialised opportunities available in Marketing and Human Resource Management or Professional Qualifications in Leadership and Management (ILM), Accounting (AAT), Marketing (CIM) or Human Resource Management (CIPD). You will need GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, plus one of the following 200 UCAS points at A Level or equivalent TEC National Extended Diploma in a related subject with a merit profile A (Hons) Social Science and Humanities (Foundation Entry)* Mature applicants with work experience who do not meet this entry criteria are welcome to apply and will be interviewed and assessed on an individual basis. The emphasis on this course will be on practical and vocational skills. All applicants will be interviewed to ascertain the relevant experiential background necessary to undertake the course and Accreditation of Prior Certificated or Experiential learning against some of the course modules will be considered. * Subject to course approval 2 years full-time or 3 years part-time N Enquire about courses call +44 (0) or visit uclan.ac.uk/burnley in usiness 33

18 Foundation Degree in Administration Management Foundation Degree in Tourism, Events & Hospitality Management 2 years full-time or 3 years part-time n/a Examples of modules studied on this course include: Accounting and Information Technology Customer Service for Administrators First Line Management Management Organisations and Functions Managing Projects Practical Events Management Graduates of this course will be equipped to assume responsible roles early in their careers, with the skills and awareness to succeed in the dynamic and changing world of business. The programme allows for a great deal of flexibility in career choices, with past students having gained jobs in a wide range of business areas. Many go on to graduate training schemes and others have progressed to further study. After successful completion of the Foundation Degree, you will have the opportunity to progress and study for a third top up year to graduate with a A Honours in usiness and Management or a A Honours in International usiness. Further to these progression routes, there are a number of more specialised opportunities available in Marketing and Human Resource Management or Professional Qualifications in Leadership and Management (ILM), Accounting (AAT), Marketing (CIM) or Human Resource Management (CIPD). Career opportunities exist in all industries, both public and private sectors, and in numerous disciplines. These range from Primary Care Trusts and educational institutions to cutting edge organisations offering global products and services, effective business administration skills are in huge demand. You will need GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, plus one of the following: 200 points at A Level TEC National Extended Diploma in a related subject with a merit profile Mature applicants with work experience who do not meet this entry criteria are especially welcome to apply and will be interviewed and assessed on an individual basis. The emphasis on this course will be on practical and vocational skills; therefore it is preferable that applicants will be working at the time of enrolment. All applicants will be interviewed to ascertain the relevant experiential background necessary to undertake the course and accreditation of Prior certificated or experiential learning against some of the course modules will be considered. Examples of modules studied on this course include: Contemporary Issues in Tourism Exploring First Line Management in Tourism, Hospitality and Events Introduction to Hospitality Practical Event Management Principles of Tourism The International Hospitality Industry Tourism, Hospitality and Events Marketing We also take students on various residentials, both in the UK and abroad and we are also developing links to help students find placement work abroad. After successful completion of the Foundation Degree, you will have the opportunity to progress and study for a third top up year to graduate with a A Honours Management in Events, a A Honours Management in Tourism or a A Honours Management in Hospitality. Career development in events is highly dependent on qualifications and progression in management is difficult without a degree. Additionally the event industry favours event graduates as opposed to graduates from other disciplines. Studying for a degree in tourism and events allows for a great deal of flexibility in career choice, leaving you well placed for career opportunities such as: Cruise operations Hospitality graduate schemes such as Whitbread including Premier Inn, Marriott, Hilton worldwide Managing theme parks and tourist attractions Market research management/ consultancy Tourism Development Officers Tourist Information Centre Managers Tour operations - Thomas Cook and Thomson graduate scheme Working for airlines and airports You will need GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, plus one of the following: 180 UCAS points at A Level or equivalent TEC National Extended Diploma in a related subject with a merit profile A(Hons) Social Science and Humanities (Foundation Entry)* Mature applicants with work experience who do not meet these entry criteria are welcome to apply and will be interviewed and assessed on an individual basis. The emphasis on this course will be on practical and vocational skills. All applicants will be interviewed to ascertain the relevant experiential background necessary to undertake the course and accreditation of prior certificated or experiential learning against some of the course modules will be considered. * Subject to course approval 2 years full-time or 3 years part-time N in usiness in usiness 35

19 A (Hons) usiness and Management (Final Year Top up) E-Learning 16 months part-time, online n/a A This 16-month part-time top-up programme has a distinct emphasis on practical learning and is delivered entirely online. It adopts a holistic approach to professional management and development. You ll develop core business skills in key areas such as problem solving, decision making, team working and communications and will be encouraged to put theory into practice. It is an ideal course if you have completed a Foundation Degree or HND (or an equivalent international programme of study) in a business related discipline, allowing you to progress to honours degree level. The course builds students confidence and capability through the development of an online learning community, preparing them for postgraduate study opportunities as part of a lifelong learning portfolio. The 2013 National Student Survey (NSS) results show 100% of students studying this course at UCLan said they had been able to contact staff when they needed to. usiness graduates are highly sought after in all career areas, and the skills that you will develop over your top-up year will provide you with the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to succeed in a variety of industries and job roles. Former business graduates have gone on to careers such as: Communications Consultancy Human Resource Management Management Candidates should have either: HND or Foundation Degree in usiness, or two years of university study on a usiness programme. in Community Leadership With the increasingly multicultural nature of today s society it is more important than ever for communities to work together. Evidence has shown that where there is a dedicated programme put in place in areas of disadvantage and weak infrastructure, groups are successful in increasing positive social, economic and community relations. The Community Leadership qualifications are ideal for those who wish to work in this sector to make a positive impact. There are a number of specialised Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) qualifications available to Community Leadership students up to level 7. The Community Leadership programmes are led by UCLan s Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership at the urnley Campus. Each programme is designed for individuals who wish to develop strong leadership skills with a community focus. The courses are developed by community leaders and offer extra-curricular accreditation through the internationally recognised Freire Institute. You will have the opportunity to travel abroad as part of your studies. Previous students have travelled across Europe and beyond in order to work with different communities and organisations to apply the theory that they have learnt in a practical setting. All programmes at UCLan urnley aim to be as accessible as possible, and the Community Leadership courses specifically welcome applications from mature students or those who have previous volunteering and community action experience, whether in the UK or abroad. These programmes are also taught via distance e-learning methods. TEACHING, LEARNING & ASSESSMENT Students on this programme develop skills through the three step process of theoretical exploration, application of knowledge to practice and reflection on learning. Students are encouraged to undertake their own project development and are supported with undergraduate research. All students take part in structured work experience as part of the course. This is central to the teaching and assessment of the programme. Students are also offered opportunities to take part in global community exchanges and the Global Community Leadership Programme with our partners in Pakistan, Oman, Turkey and Russia. Assessment is by portfolio and continuous practical assessment. Role play and presentation also forms a key part of the assessment process. 36 in usiness Enquire about courses call +44 (0) or visit uclan.ac.uk/burnley 37

20 Foundation Degree in Community Leadership A (Hons) Community Leadership (One Year Top Up) 2 years full-time Part-time route also available L540 A This programme has been developed by community leaders for community leaders and is underpinned by the educational philosophy of Paulo Freire. The programme is designed to enable students to become effective community leaders within various professional situations. It follows a three stage learning process: theoretical perspectives, application of theory in practice, and reflection on application. The programme will engage the student in acquiring transferable skills in leadership and management, whilst also allowing them to explore concepts relating to community within a broader social and cultural context. Students will also be eligible for awards from the Institute of Leadership and Management as part of their programme. Students will have opportunities to engage with communities on an international level through our strong links in Russia, Pakistan, Oman, and Turkey through the Global Community Exchange programme. The programme works with the Freire Institute and is an approved delivery centre for the Institute of Leadership and Management. The Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership is Matrix accredited for Advice and Guidance. This course is delivered in the classroom and also on line through our Live Classroom provision which can be accessed anywhere in the world with wifi. Modules Include: Project Development and Management Gang and Gun culture Mentoring (ILM Accredited) Cohesive Communities Volunteer Health and Safety Management (inc First Aid in the Work place Qualification). On successful completion of the foundation degree students may choose to progress to the final year of the A (hons) Community Leadership Top Up course and later to the MA Community Leadership. During the course students will also be eligible for awards from the Institute of Leadership and Management as part of their programme. You should have one or more of the following or equivalent: 160 UCAS points or a portfolio of appropriate experiential learning and interview. We particularly welcome mature students and value experiential learning. Level 3 qualification in a related sector or equivalent experiential learning. All applicants must be able to demonstrate English at GCSE Level C or for international students, the standard English Language entry requirements for undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 (TOEFL 550/213/80) This programme offers you the opportunity to make a real and lasting impact on society as part of your studies. You ll explore community leadership, politics and governance, faith, gender and global society as part of a lively learning community, where like-minded individuals come together to share experiences and best practice. Good community leadership starts with good collaboration and team-working skills - this peer-led programme is a great way to develop these and prepare for a rewarding career. Underpinned by the philosophy of Paulo Freire, the A (Hons) in Community Leadership Year 3 course focuses on core themes relating to community leadership, politics and governance, faith, gender, global society. y completing this unique programme, you will be eligible for the Institute of Leadership and Management Level 5 in Volunteer Management. You will have the opportunity to engage with the Global Community Exchange programme. Modules Include: Global Community Exchange Practical Volunteer Management (ILM Accredited) Leading a Community Project Communities Skilled for Change Empowering and Engaging Marginalised Groups Over 95% of Community Leadership graduates are in employment within six months of graduating, in areas such as: Community Development Education Politics Public Services Management Social Enterprise Youth Work Graduates may also wish to continue studying, on the MA/ PGDIP/PGCert Community Leadership postgraduate degree option. An appropriate Foundation Degree, HND, or other Level Five Qualification. We welcome applications from international students. All applicants must be able to demonstrate English at GCSE Level C or for international students, the standard English Language entry requirements for undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 (TOEFL 550/213/80) All applicants will be interviewed to ascertain the relevant experiential background necessary to undertake the course and accreditation of prior certificated or experiential learning against some of the course modules will be considered. 1 year full-time or 16 months part-time L542 A 38 in Community Leadership in Community Leadership 39

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