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1 HIGHER EDUCATION Course Guide Entry 2014

2 2 3 Welcome to Salford City College Our University Partners Safeguarding standards and improving the quality of UK higher education Salford City College has been offering Higher Education (university) courses for over a decade. We offer HE in a wide variety of subject areas: Art and Design Computing and Games Design Music and Media Care and Early Years Teaching and Education Business Construction Sport HE courses are offered at the Walkden, Pendleton and Eccles Sixth Form Centres and at our centre at MediaCityUK,. Our HE courses are awarded by the University of Salford, University of Bolton and Edexcel. Why study with Salford City College? Teaching excellence - The college is recognised for excellence in teaching and learning at all levels of study. A key focus of the courses we offer are generous contact hours with your tutors and small class sizes. This means tutors are in a great position to support you to achieve your full potential. Great facilities - Our HE courses are offered at four of our centres, each with specialist facilities for the programmes on offer. Many of our HE courses are taught at our new 6 million centre, located in the heart of MediaCityUK, giving learners access to some of the best equipment and resources in the country. Competitive fees and flexible payment - Tuition fees are lower than universities and will help you manage the cost of Higher Education. For those opting to pay their fees directly, rather than take out a loan, we offer instalment plans. We offer courses which will boost your employment prospects - All of our HE courses are clearly linked to employment opportunities. Learners take part in activities that will boost their CVs or professional portfolios such as work placements and attending networking events. You can choose how long you want to study for - The college offers intermediate HE awards such as foundation degrees and HNCs. These courses are perfect for those who aren t sure whether they want to commit to full three or four year degree programmes. Once you have completed your foundation degree or HNC you can opt to top up your qualification (e.g. to a full honours degree) or walk away with a recognised and respected intermediate HE qualification. Flexible modes of study - Courses can be studied in full or part-time modes to fit around your lifestyle and commitments. The college offers qualifications that are awarded by Edexcel, the University of Salford and the University of Bolton. Learners on courses awarded by our partner universities are able to access facilities and services at both the college centres and also at our partner university campuses. This gives you the opportunity to combine the benefits of studying in a college environment such as small class sizes, regular access to your tutors and affordable tuition fees, with the academic and social benefits of accessing the facilities at a large university. University of Salford The college and the university have recently extended their existing partnership to collaborate on the development of a suite of innovative creative foundation degrees. The university is a close neighbour of the college, making accessing university services and facilities particularly convenient for learners studying on our University of Salford foundation degrees. The university is located in two main areas of the city: at Salford Crescent, a short distance from Manchester city centre, and at MediaCityUK. Both university campuses are easily accessible from all college centres by public transport. Learners studying on University of Salford courses can access the following services through the university: Main campus facilities e.g. study areas and social areas Library facilities and online study materials Student union facilities e.g. bar, student activity groups Some student life services e.g. careers advice services Accommodation in university halls University graduation ceremony University of Bolton The college has offered programmes in partnership with the University of Bolton for well over a decade. The university is a short drive or a bus ride from the college s Walkden and Eccles Sixth Form Centres where our Bolton programmes are delivered. The college currently offers Sport, Teacher Education and Early Years programmes in partnership with the university. There are well established progression routes for learners who wish to continue their studies at the Bolton main campus. Learners studying on University of Bolton courses can access the following services through the university: Main campus facilities e.g. study areas and social areas university library facilities and online study materials Student services Student union facilities e.g. bar, student activity groups access to state of the art Bolton One Sports facilities (sports students) University graduation ceremony Photo credit: Chapman Taylor

3 4 Contents Art & Design Art and Design (Level 4 Pre-Degree Foundation Diploma)... 5 Graphic Design... 6 COMPUTING & GAMES Design Games Design... 7 Computing and Systems Development (HNC)... 8 MUSIC & MEDIA Creative Music... 9 Media Production Media Make-Up for Fashion Musical Theatre CARE & EARLY YEARS Health and Social Care (HNC) Early Years and Childhood Studies TEACHER EDUCATION PGDE/PDE Buile Hill Visual Arts College and Salford City College School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) BUSINESS (VARIOUS OPTIONS) Business with: Events Management Financial Management Hospitality Management Human Resource Management Management Marketing Business with: (BSC) Events Management Financial Management Hospitality Management Human Resource Management Management Marketing CONSTRUCTION Construction (HNC) Construction and the Built Environment (Higher Apprenticeship) SPORTS SCIENCE & COACHING Sports Science and Coaching Fees and Finance How to Apply College Centres and Transport Art and Design (Level 4 Pre-Degree Foundation Diploma) This intensive one year diploma allows you to explore the many areas of art and design before choosing one in which to specialise. It is ideal preparation for entry on to an art and design based degree course. his intensive one The course has three stages: Stage 1: Exploratory Through a structured programme of drawing and visual studies, you identify your skills, strengths and interests. You develop practical abilities in 2D and 3D, helping you to make an informed choice of specialist study. Stage 2: Pathway You choose to study one broad art and design discipline, such as graphic design, textiles, fine art, animation, photography or 3D design. Stage 3: Confirmatory You bring together your skills, knowledge and understanding in art, design and communication to carry out a major project, resulting in an exhibition. Disciplines covered include: Graphic Design Textiles Fine Art Animation Photography 3D Design Pendleton Sixth Form Centre Full-time (1 year) You will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the course. Methods employed will include assessment of your response to set briefs which will be used to help you develop your portfolio and assessment of exhibition and curation. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS You should hold a Level 3 qualification in an Art & Design subject (and at least 1 AS Level at grade D or above or a Level 3 Diploma Pass). You should have a body of work (portfolio) which you can bring to interview. Mature applicants (over the age of 21) will be considered on an individual basis. Personal practice or relevant work experience will be considered. HOW TO APPLY Applicants should apply directly to the college. 5 Art & Design

4 Graphic Design 6 7 Graphic Design This course provides an opportunity to develop the intellectual, creative and technical skills required to be a successful contemporary practitioner in the graphic design industry. Games Design The programme offers the opportunity to develop the intellectual, creative and technical skills required to be a successful contemporary practitioner in games design and development. COMPUTING & GAMES Learners will be provided with training in the essential skills of visual communication and will have the opportunity to explore a range of forms of visual communication including illustration, print, typography, photography and computer aided graphic design. Through this integrated approach, learners will be provided with a foundation in the skills required for a range of careers in graphic design and related fields. The course is assessed largely through practical work produced in response to time specific and industry-related briefs. Employer and client engagement will be a key feature of the course. At the end of the course learners will set up their own professional exhibition. Practical work is supported with study of art and design history and contemporary professional practice and a range of external visits. Modules include: Visual Communication Typography Personal Professional Development Final Major Project Exhibition Contextual Studies qualification in a relevant subject equivalent to 200 UCAS points (e.g. BTEC Extended Diploma MMP Profile) and Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. Mature applicants will be considered on an individual basis. All candidates will be interviewed and expected to bring a portfolio of their work. Full-time applicants should apply via UCAS. UCAS codes: Course code - W210 Institution code - S03 University of Salford Campus code - S (Salford City College) Pendleton Sixth Form Centre The qualification is aimed at those who wish to pursue freelance work or employment in a range of careers in the games design industry. Foundation degrees are a good stepping stone for learners who wish to pursue BA (Hons) Degree qualifications. On completion of the foundation degree students can apply for direct entry into Year 3 (or if studied part-time, Level 6) of a computing and games design (or related) degree or a BA top up programme. You will cover the following modules: Design Practice Framework Visual Arts Entertainment Technologies Digital Graphics Programming for Artists and Designers Creative Sound and Music Games Design Prototyping Digital Narrative Technologies Digital Asset Management Learners will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the year. will include written coursework and practical work. qualification in a relevant subject equivalent to 200 UCAS points (e.g. BTEC Extended Diploma MMP). Applicants must hold Level 2 qualification in English and Maths. Mature Applicants who do not meet these prerequistes but can demonstrate other experience relevant to the programme of study will be considered on an individual basis. All applicants will be interviewed. Applicants for the part-time mode should apply directly to Salford City College by completing the HE Application Form. Applicants for the full-time mode should apply via UCAS. UCAS codes: Course code - I620 Institution code - S03 University of Salford Campus code - S (Salford City College) MODES: is continuous throughout the year. There will be a focus on portfolio development and live project briefs, that mirror industry based scenarios and group work.

5 COMPUTING & GAMES 8 9 Computing and Systems Development (HNC) The HNC covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the ICT sector. Creative Music The foundation degree is aimed at advanced Learners who strive to be multi-skilled future professionals or entrepreneurs within the music industry. MUSIC & MEDIA The qualification will focus on the areas of web development and programming, providing the skills needed to design and create solutions for existing and developing businesses either through the use of web authoring and scripting software or the latest programming languages. Skills in project planning and management will be developed to complement the practical and technical skills developed throughout the course. The following topic areas will be covered: Multimedia Design Business Skills for E-Commerce Computer Systems Website Design Web Applications Development Object Orientated Programming Managing Projects Learners who successfully complete the HNC can top-up to the HND at Salford City College. Learners will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the year. will include written coursework, time constrained assessments and practical tasks. entry requirements qualification in a relevant subject equivalent to 200 UCAS points (e.g. BTEC Extended Diploma MMP Profile) and Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. Mature applicants will be considered on an individual basis. How to apply Full-time applicants should apply via UCAS and part-time applicants should apply directly to Salford City College. UCAS codes: Course code - I110 Institution code - S11 (Salford City College) Full-time (1 year) Learners will develop a wide range of technical and professional skills for performance, production, composition and music business management. Learners will be supported to develop realistic and achievable career plans to help them reach their goals within the industry. Work based learning, whether as a freelancer or as an employee within the sector, will form a key aspect of the programme. This will be valuable in helping learners to develop their CVs and portfolios and good industry contacts as well as skills and knowledge. Based at MediaCityUK, you will study at ; a creative hub for music and media students containing professional recording, editing and rehearsal facilities. Also based within the centre is our Roland Music Academy, which will provide you with access to some of the leading products and artists within the music industry. Modules include: Language of Music Technology and Music Creation Live Music Performance and Engineering Recording and Production Sound for the Moving Image Entrepeneurship, Marketing and Artistic Promotion Work Based Placement Commercial Music in Context Managing a Music Based Product Professional Product Realisation and Showcase Through a series of industry driven projects and scenarios, this course will equip you with a range of creative, commercial and personal skills to give you a competitive edge. Learners will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the year, covering both practical and written coursework. qualification in a relevant subject equivalent to 200 UCAS points (e.g. BTEC Extended Diploma MMP). Applicants must hold Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. Mature applicants who do not meet these prerequisites but can demonstrate other experience relevant to the programme of study will be considered on an individual basis. All applicants are expected to have some knowledge of acoustics and the principles MODEs: that govern the creative use of music technology. Applicants will be auditioned/ tested in these areas as part of the application process as appropriate. How to apply Full-time applicants should apply via UCAS and part-time applicants should apply directly to Salford City College. UCAS codes: Course code - W301 Institution code - S03 University of Salford Campus code - S (Salford City College)

6 MUSIC & MEDIA 10 Media Production Media Make-up for fashion 11 MUSIC & MEDIA This course provides an opportunity to develop the intellectual, creative and technical skills required to pursue a career in the creative media industries. This new foundation degree is designed to help you access exciting employment opportunities in Make-up artistry. The two year course is awarded by University of Salford and taught by a team with extensive experience in the sector. The qualification will give learners a firm grounding in identifying employment opportunities in creative media, research for media production, industry regulation and key techniques in film/tv and radio production. The programme will help to develop a wide range of industry relevant skills which will help to ensure that learners are multi-skilled practitioners. Work-based placements will be a key aspect of the programme and learners will be supported to find good quality placements within the industry as part of the course, developing their CVs and industry contacts at all possible opportunities. Modules include: Radio Production Content Creation Video Production Personal and Professional Development Media Theory Final Major Project Managing a Media-Based Event Learners will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the year. will include written coursework and practical assessment of project work. qualification in a relevant subject equivalent to 200 UCAS points (e.g. BTEC Extended Diploma MMP Profile) and Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. Mature applicants will be considered on an individual basis. All candidates will be interviewed and expected to bring a portfolio of their work. How to apply Full-time applicants should apply via UCAS and part-time applicants should apply directly to Salford City College. UCAS codes: Course code - P310 Institution code - S03 University of Salford Campus code - S (Salford City College) MODES: The Foundation Degree in Media Make-up for Fashion aims to develop learners for employment as Make-up Artists either as an independent practitioners or employees in the arena. The course has three main interlinked strands: Advanced technical skill in Media Make-up practices, hair and postiche at Level 4 and 5. Contextual aspects (business, ethical, social, historical and environmental) of Media Make-up to develop intellectual skills such as critical thinking but also to directly inform their practice. Through work based learning, portfolio building, personal and professional practice and industry showcases you will build employability and transferable skills as well as industry awareness and give you the opportunity to demonstrate technical aptitude and creativity. The course lasts for two years. You will be able to pursue work opportunities on completion or can apply to join the third year/or a BA top-up of a related Media Make-up degree. Modules include: Media Make-up Advanced Techniques and Practice for Film, TV, Music and Theatre Hair and Postiche Design Contextual Studies for Media Make-up Work Based Placement Image Creation for Fashion Professional Portfolio Building Personal and Professional Development Media Make-up Business and Manufacture Industry Showcase (end of Year 1 and 2) methods will include practical projects and responses to industry briefs, presentation of make-up artistry through industry showcases, development of professional portfolios, written course work and presentations. qualification in relevant subject area worth 200 UCAS points. Relevant subject areas include: Diploma/Vocational qualifications - Media Make-up, Hair and Beauty, Nails, Art and Design based subjects, Creative Media, Theatre/Performance. A Levels - Art and Design based subjects including Fashion, Photography and Media based subjects. All applicants should hold a Level 2 Literacy qualification (GCSE English Language or Literature Grade C, Level 2 Functional Skills Literacy or recognised equivalent). All applicants will be required to show a portfolio of relevant work and attend an interview. How to apply Full-time applicants should apply via UCAS. Please enquire for course location. *This course is subject to approval*

7 MUSIC & MEDIA 12 Musical theatre Health and Social Care (HNC) 13 CARE & EARLY YEARS The Foundation Degree in Musical Theatre is aimed at those who wish to pursue career opportunities in Musical Theatre and related areas of the Arts. You will develop performance techniques in contemporary theatre, voice, jazz, tap and ballet, and acting through song. The HNC in Health and Social Care gives a firm grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the health and care sector. Taught sessions will include dance, physical theatre, vocal (acting and singing) workshops and one to one sessions. There will be an emphasis on key performance skills to help prepare you for the audition process, such as developing your singing repertoire. You will take part in a number of performances each year as part of the college Performance Season. This will culminate in development of a studentled touring company in year 2 of the programme and taking part in an end of year industry showcase. The history of Musical Theatre and the context of contemporary Musical Theatre will be explored in years 1 and 2. These modules will be linked to practical work, such as taking part in productions from a set era. The foundation degree is a two year full-time programme. Learners who successfully complete the programme will be able to apply to top up the qualification to a full BA Honours (one final year of study). Modules include: British Musical Theatre Performance Singing Repertory Dance (Jazz, Ballet, Tap) Contemporary Theatre (Acting) History of Musical Theatre American Musical Theatre Performance Touring Company Contemporary Musical Theatre Analysis Acting Through Song Industry Showcase You will be assessed largely through performance and the development of related portfolios. You will also be assessed through essays and presentation where appropriate. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS qualification in relevant subject area equivalent to 240 UCAS points. Relevant subject areas: Musical Theatre; Performing Arts; Dance; Music; Drama/ Theatre Studies. All applicants should hold a Level 2 Literacy qualification (GCSE English Language or Literature Grade C, Level 2 Functional Skills Literacy or recognised equivalent). All applicants are required to pass an audition which will include performing a prepared song, monologue and taking part in a dance workshop. Full-time applicants should apply via UCAS. This HNC in Health and Social Care is suitable for those seeking to enhance their employment prospects in the sector or as a stepping stone to further higher level study. Learners will study the following 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 Possible optional units include: Safeguarding in Health and Social Care The Role of Public Health in Health and Social Care Community Development Work Empowering Users of Health and Social Care Services The HNC in Health and Social Care is a vocational programme that references professional body requirements and national standards. Learners will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the year. will include written coursework and project work. qualification in a relevant subject equivalent to 200 UCAS points (e.g. BTEC Extended Diploma MMP Profile) and Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. Mature applicants will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants for the part-time mode should apply directly to Salford City College by completing the HE Application Form. Applicants for the full-time mode should apply either directly to the Salford City College or apply via UCAS. UCAS codes: Course code - L510 Institution code - S11 (Salford City College) Walkden Sixth Form Centre MODES: Part-time (18 months) Full-time (1 year) - with the opportunity to progress to a HND at Salford City College once completed. Please enquire for course location. *This course is subject to approval*

8 CARE & EARLY YEARS 14 Early Years and Childhood Studies The Foundation Degree in Early Years and Childhood studies is aimed at those wishing to progress their careers in childcare, teaching and related areas. learners who successfully complete the foundation degree can move on to a BSc (Hons) top up programme offered at the University of Bolton s main campus. PGDE/PDE The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) and Professional Diploma in Education (PDE) are teacher training courses for the Learning and Skills Sector which are run by Salford City College in partnership with the University of Bolton. These qualifications are the first step towards claiming QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) Status. 15 TEACHER EDUCATION Walkden Sixth Form Centre The course comprises of twelve modules that include the study of children s development and learning, aspects related to the roles and responsibilities of the childcare worker and becoming a reflective practitioner. Study is closely linked to work practice and therefore you need to be working in a childcare setting. Course content: You will study the following modules: Study Skills The Developing Child ICT to Support Children s Learning Facilitating Children s Learning Social Policy in Early Years Inclusive Practice Safeguarding Children Developing Self-Reflectice Practice Managing Sessions Research Perspectives in Early Years Independent Study methods will include producing essays, critical reports, group and individual presentations. Learners will also be observed in work-based settings and will be required to produce reflections on their work based practice. qualification in a relevant subject equivalent to 240 UCAS points (e.g. BTEC Extended Diploma Merit Profile) and Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. Mature applicants who do not hold a Level 3 qualification, but have relevant experience in the childcare sector, will be considered on an individual basis. All applicants must be employed/secure employment relevant to the sector (paid or voluntary) for a minimum of two days a week. Applicants should apply directly to Salford City College by completing the University of Bolton part-time application form. Please call for an application form. The course comprises of six modules. In addition, there is a requirement to undertake a minimum of 100 hours of teaching practice. Current modules include: Preparing to Teach Teaching and Learning in Practice Teaching and Learning Project Planning for Curriculum Quality and Professionalism Personal and Professional Development occurs on a continuous basis throughout the course. Methods employed include essay, presentation, portfolio development and observation of teaching. Applicants should hold at least a Level 3 qualification (or possibly a degree depending on the subject) in their subject area. Candidates wishing to teach vocational subjects will be required to have relevant work experience in the areas in which they are applying to teach. The college also offers PTLLS, CTLLS and Assessors Awards. All applicants should apply directly to Salford City College. Walkden Sixth Form Centre MODES: Part-time (2 years) Full-time (1 year) Visit

9 TEACHER EDUCATION 16 Buile Hill Visual Arts college and Salford City College School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) You will undertake all of your training in a school environment. This means that you will have the best opportunity to put educational theory in to practice in the classroom. School places are available on the following routes from September 2014: Maths (11-16) Physics (11-16) Chemistry (11-16) English (11-16) Modern Foreign Languages (11-16) Business Studies (14-19) You will train on a full time basis for one academic year. On successful completion of the programme you will achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). You will be placed in secondary schools within Greater Manchester over the course of the year and will be supported by your Mentor (a member of teaching staff from the school) to teach pupils. Your Mentor will work with you to offer training opportunities suited to your needs. For example, if you are completely new to teaching, offering team teaching and opportunities to observe outstanding lessons to build your skills. As well as your main placements you will also engage in enhancement placements. For example, observing teaching practice in a Primary setting. You will also attend taught sessions which will develop your knowledge of pedagogy, professional issues and also enhance your subject knowledge. Your ability to meet the Teaching Standards will be assessed in the following ways: Observation of your teaching practice. Development of a reflective log mapping your progress. Written and practical assignment work. All applicants will be expected to: Hold a first degree from a UK Higher Education Institution (or equivalent institution) in a relevant subject. Entrants should hold a lower second or above. Have achieved a GCSE grade C in Maths and English (or a recognised equivalent set out in the Secretary of States ITT Criteria). Demonstrate the potential to meet the Teaching Standards through successful and active engagement with the interview process. Have an enhanced DBS in place in time for the commencement of the training (arranged by the SCITT). UCAS - Initial Teacher Training application route. Business with: (Select one of the following options) Events Management, Financial Management, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, Management or Marketing. (Foundation Degrees) This suite of foundation degrees in Business are designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of core business practices central to the operation of all businesses, as well as specialist knowledge and understanding related to your chosen specialist area. The foundation degrees aim to build awareness of business practices linked to your chosen specialism. You will study core aspects of business related to your chosen pathway as well as distinct specialist modules (see content below). You will apply your knowledge and understanding to practical projects and the work environment as part of the work based placement module. The course can be studied in a full or part time mode. Learners can apply to join the final year of related degree programme on completion of the foundation degree if they would like to further their studies. Core modules for all programmes will include: Business Statistics Principles of Accounting Principles of Human Resource Management Law in a Business Context Global Organisations Project Management Work Based Placement Optional modules will include: Events Management Principles of Events Management Events Management Practice Financial Management Financial Planning and Software Applications Financial and Management Information Systems Hospitality Management Principles of Front Office and Accommodation Principles of Food Preparation Human Resource Management Operations Management Organisational Behaviour Management Operations Management Financial and Management Information systems Marketing Integrated Marketing and Communications Consumer Behaviour and Market Research ASSSESSMENT methods will vary by pathway but will include written coursework, presentations, practical assessment, observations of work based learning and examinations. 160 UCAS Tariff points equivalent to CC at A-Level or MPP BTEC Extended Diploma in a related subject. Grade C or above at GCSE (or Level 2 equivalent) in both Maths and English are required. Equivalent professional or academic qualifications (such as NVQ 3 in Hospitality or a related sector) will also be considered please contact Admissions for further information. Applications from those holding non-tariff point qualifications in relevant subject areas (such as work based NVQ3s) are welcome. Mature applicants: Appropriately experienced applicants will be considered in line with the University s APL procedure. Full-time applicants should apply via UCAS, part-time applicants should apply directly to Salford City College. MODES: 17 BUSINESS The college also offers various CMI, CIPD and short training courses. Visit Buile Hill Visual Arts College & Greater Manchester Schools Full-time (1 year) *This course is subject to approval* *This course is subject to approval*

10 BUSINESS 18 Business with: (Select one of the following options) Events Management, Financial Management, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, Management or Marketing. (BSC Programmes) This suite of Foundation degrees in Business are designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of core business practices central to the operation of all businesses, as well as specialist knowledge and understanding related to your chosen specialist area. The courses aim to build awareness of business practices linked to your chosen specialism. You will study core aspects of business related to your chosen pathway as well as distinct specialist modules (see content below). You will apply your knowledge and understanding to practical projects and through extended research in your final year of study. The first two years of the programme are delivered at Salford City College s centre. The final year is delivered at the Peel Park campus of the University of Salford. Core modules for all programmes will include: Business Statistics Principles of Accounting Principles of Human Resources Law in a Business Context Global Organisations Project Management Work based placement Optional modules will include: Events Management Principles of Events Management Events Management practice Service Sector Entrepreneurship Strategic Management Risk, Regulation and Safety in Events Management Hospitality Management Principles of Front Office and Accommodation Principles of Food Preparation Contemporary Food Issues Service Systems Management International Hospitality Management Human Resource Management Operations Management Employment Law Employment Relations Resourcing, Development and Talent Management International HRM Business Ethics and Sustainability Strategic Management Management Operations Management Financial and Management Information systems Business Ethics and Sustainability International Business Strategic Management Internal HRM International Marketing Marketing Integrated Marketing and Communications Consumer behaviour and Market Research Strategic Marketing Planning and Control Services and Relationship Marketing International Marketing Events Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, General Management, Marketing UCAS Tariff points. Hospitality Management UCAS Tariff points. All applicants should have a Grade C or above at GCSE (or Level 2 equivalent) in both Maths and English. Mature applicants: Appropriately experienced applicants will be considered in line with the University s APL procedure. Full time applicants should apply via UCAS. MODES: Construction (HNC) The Higher National Certificate (HNC) is a popular qualification within the Construction industry, particularly amongst those pursuing management positions. The HNC allows progression to further higher education programmes in Construction Management or related disciplines such as Quantity Surveying. You will explore a range of disciplines essential to those pursuing management posts in construction or wishing to undertake further study. You will explore key aspects of design, construction economics, surveying, applied maths and management. The course lasts for two years and is offered during the day or in the evening. There are a range of modular units which include: Mandatory units: Design Principles and Application for Construction and the Built Environment Science and Materials for Construction and the Built Environment Group Project in the Construction Industry Health, Safety and Welfare for Construction and the Built Environment Optional units currently on offer: Applied Mathematics for Construction and the Built Environment Management Principles and Application for Construction and the Built Environment Economics for Construction and the Built Environment Site Surveying Procedures for Construction and the Built Environment A range of assessment methods are utilised including written coursework, group projects and presentations. You should hold a relevant level three qualification in a Construction related subject. Maths and English at GCSE grades A to C (or equivalent) are recommended. Several years continuous employment in a construction-related industry can also provide sufficient entry requirements. Candidates may be asked to complete a C Skills assessment. Applicants should apply directly to Salford City College. 19 CONSTRUCTION Financial Management Financial Planning and Software Applications Financial and Management Information systems Business Taxation International and Business Finance Management Accounting for Control ASSSESSMENT methods will vary by pathway but will include written coursework, presentations, practical assessment, observations of work based learning and examinations. Part-time (2 years) *This course is subject to approval*

11 CONSTRUCTION 20 Construction and the BuilT Environment (Higher Apprenticeship) This Higher Apprenticeship is designed to develop managers in the construction sector and is an ideal way to balance work with continuous professional development for those who are already working in the sector. You will study for a HND in Construction and the Built Environment, alongside studying for an NVQ level 5 Diploma in Construction Management. You will explore a range of disciplines essential to those pursuing management posts in Construction or wishing to undertake further study. You will explore key aspects of design, construction economics, surveying, applied maths and management principles, project management and key aspects of sustainability in Construction and the Built Environment. The course lasts for three years and is offered during the day or in the evening. The NVQ element will largely be assessed through work based visits and the completion of related course work. A range of assessment methods are utilised including written coursework, group projects and presentations. You should hold a relevant Level 3 qualification in a Construction related subject. Maths and English at GCSE grades A to C (or equivalent) are recommended. Several years continuous employment in a construction-related industry can also provide sufficient entry requirements. Candidates may be asked to complete a C Skills assessment. Applicants should apply directly to Salford City College. Sports Science and Coaching This foundation degree is designed for those who wish to develop their skills and understanding of sports coaching alongside an understanding of the scientific basis of sports performance. The focus of the course is on the development of sports coaches and trainers who have the knowledge and ability to apply sports science principles in all aspects of their role. You will study and practice sports coaching from basic principles up to preparation for elite competition. You will apply knowledge and understanding in work based settings, working with clients as part of the work placement element of the programme. You will study the physiological, psychological and biomechanical aspects of sports performance. Topics such as the assessment and correction of sport techniques, applied sports training principles and the psychology of performance will be addressed. Modules will cover the following areas: Research Methods and Professional Development Planning in Sport and Coaching Exercise Science Sport and Exercise Physiology Sport and Exercise Psychology Sport and Exercise Biomechanics Training and Fitness Coaching Process Coaching Practice Effective Coaching Learners will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the year. will include written coursework, practical work, assessment of work-based learning and a small number of examinations. 5 GCSE passes (or Level 2 equivalents) including English and Maths. 160 UCAS points in Level 3 qualification(s) in relevant subject areas: Applicants holding AS/A-Level qualifications must have at least one A2 pass (or equivalent) in Science or Physical Education. BTEC Extended Diploma MPP in a sports related subject. Access to Higher Education - Science pathway. If English is not your first language you will need IELTS 6.0. All candidates will be interviewed to ensure suitability for the course. Mature applicants will be dealt with on an individual basis and may be required to undertake a diagnostic assessment. Applicants for the part-time mode should apply directly to Salford City College by completing the HE Application Form. Applicants for the full time mode should apply directly via UCAS. UCAS codes: Course code - C615 Institution code - B44 University of Bolton Campus code - F Eccles Sixth Form Centre MODES: 21 Sports & Science coaching

12 22 23 Fees & Finance Tuition fees There is variation in the level of tuition fees payable depending on: The mode of study The duration of the course The awarding body Your status (if you are a Home/EU or an international student) Fees for 2014/15 are yet to be set, these will be published on the Salford City College website at Support for Part-Time learners Tuition fee loan Part-time learners can now apply for a tuition fee loan to help them manage the cost of course fees. Part-time learners only start repaying their loan when they are earning more than 21,000. Repayments begin in the April four years after you start your course. This applies even if you re still studying. Learners can pay back all or some of their loan at any time without incurring an early repayment charge. Please note that the maintenance loans and grants available In 2013/14 HOME/EU fees for our HE courses are as follows PER YEAR*: EDEXCEL Edexcel HNC (full-time) 3,920 HNC (part-time) *Course fees are subject to final approval and may change. Please enquire for the latest information. for full-time learners are not available for those studying in a part-time mode. It is important to do your sums before joining the course to make sure you can support yourself whilst studying. If you do claim a student fee loan and decide to withdraw from the course after the first six weeks of term you may be liable for part/full payment of the fees and will need to repay any tuition fee loan accordingly. For further information on Student Finance England support, please visit their website: 490 per 15 credits Art and Design Diploma 0 (under 19) / 1,250 (19+) UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON Foundation Degrees and BAs (part-time) Foundation Degrees (full-time) 5,995 PGDE (full-time) 7, per 20 credits PDE/PGDE (part-time) 2,800 (for Year 1) UNIVERSITY University OF of SALFORD Salford Foundation degrees (full-time) 4,900 Foundation degrees (part-time) 3,265 BENEFITS FOR LEARNERS WITH LOW INCOMES Part-time learners on a low income may be eligible for benefits, including Income Support, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit. Allowances are dependent on your personal circumstances such as your income and any savings you may have. If you re already claiming income-related benefits and want to start a Higher Education course, you should ask Jobcentre Plus or your local authority s Housing Benefit department how this will affect your benefits. Help with the cost of living Maintenance grants To apply for a maintenance grant you must be a full-time UK Learner. Unlike loans for maintenance and tuition costs, grants do not have to be repaid. You will have to give details about your household income (parents /partner s income plus yours) for your eligibility to be assessed. The grant is paid directly into your bank account at the start of term. Learners can apply for the following: FULL-TIME LEARNER HOUSEHOLD INCOME 25,000 or less 30,000 35,000 40,000 42,600 Over 42,600 For further information about tuition fee loans, maintenance grants, loans for 2014/15 and guidance on making an application please visit REPAYMENT OF TUITION AND MAINTENANCE LOANS FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS Your repayments are linked to your income. You only make repayments when your income is over 21,000 per year. If your income drops below this amount, repayments stop. Each month you pay back 9% of any income over 21,000. Your YOUR income INCOME per PER year YEAR Monthly MONTHLY repayments REPAYMENTS 21,000 and under No repayments 25, , , , , GRANT FOR COURSES FROM SEPTEMBER ,387 2,441 1, No grant Support for Full-Time Learners Tuition fee loan Full-time learners can apply for a tuition fee loan to cover fee costs up to 9,000 per annum. Help with the cost of living Maintenance loans Full-time learners from the UK can apply for a maintenance loan for living costs. You may have to give details of your household income (parents /partner s income plus yours). The loan is paid directly into your bank account at the start of term. You have to pay the loan back. Learners can apply for the following: Living at home Up to 4,418 Living away from home, outside of London Up to 5,555 support for Disabled learners There is a range of additional support available for learners with a disability who are studying towards a Higher Education course. Disabled Students Allowances (DSAs) are grants to help with the extra costs a student may face due to a disability. Conditions covered include longterm illnesses, mental health conditions or specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia. If you qualify for DSAs, they re paid on top of any standard student finance you receive. You can apply to Student Finance England for DSAs when you apply for student finance. The amount you can get isn t affected by your household income, and the allowances don t have to be paid back. Learners can apply for: TYPE OF LEARNER SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT NON-MEDICAL HELPER GENERAL ALLOWANCE Full-time Up to 5,212 for course Up to 20,725 for year Up to 1,741 for year Part-time Up to 5,212 for course Up to 15,543 for year Up to 1,305 for year Please note that Salford City College cannot offer additional learning support to HE learners who have not applied for DSA. For application guidance and additional information, please call and ask to speak to a member of the Learner Services department.

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