Higher Education Prospectus - Croydon College

 
Higher Education Prospectus - Croydon College
Higher Education Prospectus

        2018/19
Higher Education Prospectus - Croydon College
Our degrees are awarded by the
                                        University of Sussex, one of the
                                        top universities in the UK*                                               Contents
       Our campus is in the centre of
                                                                               Our Fees are only £6,000 per
                                                                                                                  03   Welcome

       Croydon, just 2 minutes from East
                                                                               year compared with over £9,000
       Croydon rail station
                                                                               charged by most universities
                                                                                                                  05   Why study at UCC

                                                                                                                  07   Why come to Croydon?

                                                                                                                  09   Student Services

       We pride ourselves on providing
                                                                               Our provision is quality assured
                                                                               and commended by the Quality
                                                                                                                  11   Stay Near Go Far

       small group teaching, typically                                         Assurance Agency (QAA)**
       15-20 students per group
                                                                                                                  12   Fees and Funding

                                        Our tutors are well qualified
                                                                                                                  13   Not Yet Qualified?

                                        with great professional and
                                        commercial experience                                                     15   Prepare For Your Future

                Croydon offers excellent facilities for shopping and entertainment
               including the newly opened Boxpark, next to East Croydon Station.
                                                                                                                  19   Degree Courses            19—24
                                                                                                                                                 25—32
                                                                                                                                                         Business
                                                                                                                                                         Criminology, Psychology
                                                                                                                                                         and Social Justice
* The LLB qualifying law degree is awarded by London Metropolitan University                                                                     33—40   Law
** www.qaa.ac.uk                                                                                                                                 41—62   Croydon School of Art
                                                                                                                                                 63—70   Early Childhood Studies
                                                                                                                                                 71—80   Public Health and
                                                                                                                                                         Social Care

      OPEN EVENTS                                                                                                 83   Professional Courses      84—88

                                                                                                                                                 89—94
                                                                                                                                                         Construction and
                                                                                                                                                         building services
                                                                                                                                                         Education
      We have a number of Open Events throughout the year where
      you can come and find out more, meet some of the tutors and
      get a tour of our facilities. You can register in advance by
      visiting www.croydon.ac.uk/open
      OPEN DAY EVENTS                                                                                             95   How to Apply

      Wednesday 11 October 2017                       3.30-6pm
                                                                                      Register
      Saturday 11 November 2017                       10am-1pm                         now                        97   Contact & Useful
                                                                                                                       Information
      Thursday 22nd March 2018                        3.30-6pm
      Wednesday 27th June 2018                        3.30-6pm
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Welcome

Welcome to University Centre Croydon         commended good practice including our
(UCC). I am delighted that you are           approach to employability.
considering studying with us. Education      There are other strong reasons why you
can be life changing and has a huge          should study at UCC, one of which is that
impact on our lives, providing us with       the majority of our degree programmes
opportunities we wouldn’t have otherwise.    are validated by the University of Sussex,
At UCC, one of the largest and most          one of the best universities in the United
well established colleges providing          Kingdom and Europe. You will also see
higher education in London and South         that our tuition fees are very competitive.
East England, we are very proud of the       We are proud to have a diverse range
success of our students, the quality of      of students at UCC and whatever your
our teaching, the support we provide and     age, background or qualifications, we are
the excellent facilities and resources in    sure that we can help you to realise your
the centre of Croydon. In 2014, just after   aspirations.
Ofsted judged the college to be good         I look forward to welcoming you as a
with outstanding features our higher         student of University Centre Croydon.
education was assessed by the Quality
Assurance Agency (QAA) as fully meeting      Frances Wadsworth
UK academic standards with four areas of     Principal and Chief Executive

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Why Study at UCC?

Quality of Teaching                          Small Groups                                Continuous Improvement                       Expert Tutors
In 2014 the QAA, responsible for assuring    We pride ourselves on providing small       All of our courses are regularly reviewed    Our tutors are academically well qualified
the quality of higher education in the UK,   group teaching and small tutorial           by external examiners, our teaching          with great professional and commercial
found that UCC fully met the standards       groups, which is very different from the    team and by students to ensure that          experience. They support you not only to
and expectations of higher education         experience at many other universities.      they continue to meet academic and           achieve your best on your programme but
provision. The QAA review team further       Our commended tutorial system provides      professional standards and prepare you       also help you to develop the skills that will
found the following examples of good         individual support to ensure that you are   for employment and the next stage of         make you more attractive to employers.
practice at UCC:                             on track and benefit from the regular        your career.
— The high quality and level of support      guidance of your tutors.                                                                 Outstanding facilities
   provided for non-standard entry                                                       Individual Support                           The University Centre provides some
   students during the admissions            Career Focused                              Here at UCC we pride ourselves on the        of the best study facilities in London.
   process and the early stages of           We are committed to improving your          support and individual attention we give     UCC offers a state-of-the-art Learning
   their programme.                          career opportunities through the            to everybody. You will get to know your      Resource Centre, and library, lecture
— The consistent and highly accessible       programmes we offer. That is why we         lecturers, and will see them individually    theatres and social learning spaces
   support provided for students through     develop your employability skills and       on a regular basis. All students have        designed to encourage self-directed and
   the tutorial system, which makes a        bring employers into UCC to meet you to     individual reviews with their personal       group study opportunities.
   significant contribution to facilitating   ensure you have the best career options     tutor at least three times a year. Before
                                                                                                                                      The dedicated higher education learning
   student achievment.                       on graduation.                              this review, the full teaching team will
                                                                                                                                      space is designed to help you study in a
— The strategic approach that embeds                                                     have met to discuss how well things are
                                                                                                                                      sociable environment. There are study
   employability across higher education     Best Value                                  going, and to identify what you need
                                                                                                                                      pods for group collaborations and a soft
   provision.                                We offer degree programmes validated        to do in order to improve your grades.
                                                                                                                                      seating area for relaxed discussions. We
— Comprehensive information contained        by a top UK university at a price that is   You and the tutor then agree a plan of
                                                                                                                                      also provide open access I.T areas.
   in University Centre Croydon              very competitive and less than many         action to make this happen, and this is
   handbooks, which students consult         prospective students imagine. We            discussed regularly throughout the year in
   regularly and find to be very useful and   believe that our pricing increases access   a supportive and constructive way.
   highly effective.                         to higher education to many whilst not
                                             compromising on quality and
                                             student experience.

                                                                                         Only £6,000 per year

                                                                                         Small classes with just 15–20
                                                                                         students on average

                                                                                         85% of students in work or further
                                                                                         study 6 months after graduating
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Why Come to Croydon?

                                                                                           Excellent Location
                                                                                           UCC is in the centre of Croydon which has
                                                                                           excellent transport connections to the
                                                                                           rest of Greater London and the South East
                                                                                           of England.
                                                                                           Croydon is one of the UK’s largest
                                                                                           commercial centres and has been a focus
                                                                                           for shopping in the South East since the
                                                                                           13th century when Surrey Street Market
                                                                                           was first established.
                                                                                           Croydon is ranked highly in the UK retail
                                                                                           rankings and is well known for its busy
                                                                                           retail facilities. The local economy is
                                                                                           thriving and a huge £1 billion shopping
                                                                                           centre developed by Westfield
                                                                                           Hammerson will transform the town
                                                                                           centre and bring further economic
                                                                                           prosperity to the area. Another added
                                                                                           benefit is that the cost of living is lower
                                                                                           than in many other parts of London whilst
                                                                                           the services and entertainment facilities
                                                                                           are highly rated.
                                                                                           Croydon has a large variety of restaurants,
                                                                                           brasseries, bistros and cafes offering
                                                                                           cuisine from around the world. The
                                                                                           greatest concentration is in the town
                                                                                           centre, where the thriving night-time
London’s best connected Borough               The London Overground tube line links        economy attracts 20,000 people every
University Centre Croydon is situated         up to West Croydon train station, creating   weekend to its wide range of bars,
in the centre of Croydon, a thriving          direct connections to Whitechapel,           nightclubs and traditional pubs. As
multicultural centre with strong African,     Shoreditch and Hoxton ensuring               London’s ‘third city’, Croydon offers a
Caribbean and Asian influences and links       Croydon’s reputation as London’s best        rich artistic heritage as well as providing
with many other ethnic communities.           connected borough.                           opportunities for a varied and vibrant
Croydon has one of the largest                                                             social life.
                                              As well as providing unrivalled transport
populations in London, with over 330,000
                                              links and huge retail offerings, Croydon     A branch of Boxpark, the world’s first
residents.
                                              boasts more green space than most            pop-up mall, opened in October 2016 and
Croydon is very well connected and            neighbouring boroughs with over              is situated directly opposite the Univesity
transport links to UCC are second to none.    120 parks.                                   Centre – fusing the concepts of the
Trains, trams and buses stop right outside                                                 modern street food market and placing
the University Centre. Central London is                                                   local and global brands side by side, to
only 12 minutes away by train, and it takes                                                create a unique shopping and dining
just 15 minutes to get to Gatwick Airport.                                                 destination.
Croydon also has London’s only tram
network, transporting over 276 million                                                     Our central location means the bars, shops,
people a year.                                                                             restaurants and leisure facilities that Croydon
                                                                                           has to offer are right on your doorstep.

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Student Services

Learning Support                              Accommodation
Our Learning Support Service (Study           The Student Advice team also provides
Plus) provides support, advice and
guidance for students with a wide range
of learning difficulties and disabilities.
                                              accommodation advice to our students.
                                              The team liaises with private landlords to
                                              help our students to find the most suitable
                                                                                             45,000 +
We support students in a variety of
ways and are committed to providing an
                                              accommodation.
                                                                                             Physical books
inclusive education in a safe and             Careers
positive environment.                         The Next Steps team provides
                                              information, advice and guidance on all
If you have a disability or need learning
support you may require access to
additional information to facilitate you in
making the right decision. Our website
                                              aspects of career planning and career
                                              decision making.                               5,000 +
(www.croydon.ac.uk/ucc) provides
                                              During your studies at UCC there will
                                              be opportunities to meet employers to
                                                                                             Electronic books
further information and should help you
                                              talk about careers available and some
understand what we can offer. As we
                                              of our courses include extended work
aim to provide a personalised service, we
                                              placements.
welcome all enquiries no matter how small
so please do not hesitate to contact our
Study Plus services, where a member of
our team will be happy to discuss your
                                              Students are given opportunities to
                                              enable their development of skills for
                                                                                             100,000 +
needs in person. We offer a range of
                                              work, enhancing CVs, career and future
                                              study prospects. Students will have
                                                                                             Journal titles online
services to support you across all areas
                                              opportunities to take part in extended
of university life, with specialist support
                                              social projects and volunteering that will
available for students with disabilities.
                                              provide valuable transferrable skills and
Student Advice Service
The team offers a support service that
can help students with a range of issues
                                              make you stand out to employers.
                                                                                             1 million +
including accommodation advice,
financial advice and assistance, complex
                                              Library and Learning Resources
                                              The library offers a comprehensive range
                                                                                             TV & Radio
residency issues, social issues, health
issues and emotional distress. The Student
                                              of resources, available both in print and
                                              electronic format. Subject librarians offer
                                                                                             programmes
                                              personalised one-to-one consultations
Advice team can also provide support in
                                              and training on how to make the most of
the following areas:
                                              the resources available to you. There is
                                              also the option to attend group and class
Advice and Advocacy
                                              research skills sessions which will help you
The team has experience of working with
                                              to get the most out of your course.
all kinds of problems ranging from sudden
and unexpected distress to long-standing      UCC has its own learning environment
issues. They offer advice, support and can    which provides learning materials
in some cases advocate for students on a      and resources for all higher education
range of issues including accommodation,      programmes to enable students to make
residency, and legal issues. In some cases    the most of their independent study time.
they can also refer students to specialised   Photography, video, multimedia studios
external agencies for assistance.             and specialist production areas are
                                              also available.

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Stay Near, Go Far                                                                                      Fees and Funding

Level 3 Progression                            Guaranteed Offer                                                                                      Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) for
Many of our students are so satisfied with
their Level 3 course at Croydon College
                                               As a Croydon College student you
                                               are guaranteed an offer of a place at
                                                                                                       “You only start                               UK Students
                                                                                                                                                     The Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA)
that they choose to continue to study          University Centre Croydon!                                                                            provides extra financial help to UK Higher
with us at University Centre Croydon. Lots
of our college level courses fit well with
                                               If you are currently studying a Level
                                               3 course at Croydon College we will
                                                                                                       paying back                                   Education students to allow them to
                                                                                                                                                     meet the extra costs of studying as a
the degree level courses on offer at UCC
so you’ll find there is a smooth transition
                                               guarantee you an offer on our UCC
                                               Foundation Degree and Honours
                                                                                                       your loan when                                direct result of a mental health condition,
                                                                                                                                                     disability or Specific Learning Difficulty
between Level 3 and starting your degree.      Degree courses.                                                                                       (SpLD). It is a non-repayable grant based
As a UCC student you will have access to
extra facilities such as the Social Learning
                                               All you have to do is apply for your course
                                                                                                       you’re earning                                on need, not income.
                                               in the normal way and we will write                                                                   The DSA is usually administered to Higher
Space, common room and UCC library.
Over the course of your time at Croydon
                                               back to confirm our offer to you. Please
                                               read the ‘How to Apply’ section in this
                                                                                                       over £21,000 per                              Education students by whomever is
                                                                                                                                                     supplying the funding for your course. So,
College you will have the chance to meet
people already studying at UCC and find
                                               prospectus for details of how to apply and
                                               you can pop into Study Plus Next Steps
                                                                                                       year.”                                        if you’re eligible for a student loan or fees
                                                                                                                                                     through Student Finance England you
out more about the range of opportunities      for help with your application.                                                                       should apply for the DSA direct to them.
there are on offer and to discover that                                                                                                              The application process can take a few
                                                                                                       We are committed to making our higher
staying local for university can have many                                                                                                           weeks so it’s important to start it as soon
                                                                                                       education programmes accessible and
advantages. UCC offers the opportunity                                                                                                               as possible. However, it is always best to
                                                                                                       cost effective. We have, therefore, set our
to get a top quality University of Sussex                                                                                                            talk to us first as we can help you with
                                                                                                       fees for full-time students in 2018/2019 at
degree without the conventional London                                                                                                               your application and any assessment you
                                                                                                       just £6,000 per year which is significantly
price tag so studying locally can be                                                                                                                 might need.
                                                                                                       less than the £9,000 per year or more
both financially rewarding and a career         *Your guaranteed place will be subject to you meeting
                                                                                                       that most universities charge.                You may get help with the costs of:
enhancing option.                              the entry criteria for the individual course.
                                                                                                                                                     — Specialist equipment or computer
                                                                                                       The important thing to remember is that
                                                                                                                                                       software.
                                                                                                       the tuition fee loan scheme means that
                                                                                                                                                     — A specialist support tutor.
                                                                                                       you pay none of these fees up front.
                                                                                                                                                     — Extra travel costs you have to pay
                                                                                                       There are a range of government loans
                                                                                                                                                       because of your disability.
                                                                                                       and grants to pay for your studies as
                                                                                                                                                     — Other costs, like photocopying or
                                                                                                       well as to support you with things like
                                                                                                                                                       printer cartridges.
                                                                                                       accommodation and living expenses while
                                                                                                       you study.
                                                                                                                                                     Further information on students loans and
                                                                                                       Any loans – for fees or living costs – will   grants
                                                                                                       only be paid back when you are working        For further information you can visit the
                                                                                                       and earning over £21,000 per year.            Make Your Future Happen website:
                                                                                                       You will repay just 9% of anything you        www.gov.uk/student-finance
                                                                                                       earn above £21,000. For example, if you
                                                                                                       are earning £25,000 you will repay just       Please note fees for international students
                                                                                                       £30 per month. Anything left outstanding      may vary - please refer to our website for
                                                                                                       from your loan will be written off after      details:
                                                                                                       30 years.                                     www.croydon.ac.uk/international

                                                                                                                                                     For individual advice please contact our
                                                                                                                                                     Student Advice team on:
                                                                                                                                                     020 8686 5700

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Not Yet Qualified?
If you do not have the qualifications to study for a degree yet we offer
Access to Higher Education courses which are for people like you.
These courses, which can be studied full-time in one year, lead directly
in to higher education.
For further information contact our admissions team:
020 8760 5934, admissions@croydon.ac.uk, www.croydon.ac.uk
They offer a range of subjects including:

Nursing
Social Work
Business Management
and Law
Criminology &
Psychology
Teacher Training

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Prepare For Your Future
Employers look for more than just a degree. They want to employ
applicants who have taken full advantage of the opportunities offered
to them and who have a broad and intriguing CV. That’s why it’s so
important to make the most of your time with us.
We offer you opportunities to build your CV through activities including
volunteering that will help you stand out from the crowd.

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University of Sussex
                                 validated courses

                                 14                 Business
                                                    BA (Hons) Business   with Finance
                                                    BA (Hons) Business   and Management
                                                    BA (Hons) Business   with Marketing
                                                    BA (Hons) Business   with Law

                                 22                 Criminology, Psychology
                                                    and Social Justice
                                                    BA (Hons) Criminology, Psychology and Social Justice

                                 28                 Croydon School of Art
                                                    BA (Hons) Digital Arts: Games and Animation
                                                    BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Production
                                                    BA (Hons) Film and Screen Arts
                                                    BA (Hons) Fine Art Practice
                                                    BA (Hons) Interdisciplinary Photographic Practice
                                                    BA (Hons) Visual Communication
                                                    FdA Fashion Design, Pattern Cutting & Construction
                                                    FdA Film Production

                                 60                 Early Childhood
                                                    BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

                                 64                 Public Health and Social Care
                                                    Foundation Degree (FdA) Public Health and Social Care
                                                    BA (Hons) Public Health and Social Care (top up)

                                  Full partner of the
                                 University of Sussex

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Business

University Centre Croydon has been offering undergraduate
courses in Business for over 30 years.
Our focus is developing your                 BA (Hons) Business and Management -
understanding of your specialism, its        (Subject to validation)
connections to the workplace and the         Full time: 3 years
skills, attributes and abilties that will
enable you to achieve your goals. The
business courses, with their balance of
theoretical and practical studies will
prepare you for your career.

                                            Full partner of the

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BA (Hons) Business and Management
BA (Hons) Business and
Management

Course title:                            Entry requirements                           Course highlights
BA (Hons) Business and Management        A minimum of 80 UCAS points from AS/         This is a vocational degree, designed
                                                                                                                                 “We  learned and grew
                                         A2 level (must include at least one A2) or   to equip you for a career in industry,     so much, developing
                                         other equivalent advanced level course;      commerce or the public sector.
UCAS code:                               or BTEC National Award/ Certificate/          The course will provide you with a
                                                                                                                                 both academic and
Institution Code: C92                    Diploma in a related subject; or a pass in   detailed understanding of business         employability skills.
Full time: N100                          a relevant Access to HE qualification; or     models and marketing principles and
                                         other UK/Oversees Level 3 qualifications,     how to apply them.
                                                                                                                                 The subjects covered
Awarding body:                           recognised by UCC as equivalent to the
                                                                                      The core philosophy of the degree is
                                                                                                                                 were all relevent to a
Students who complete the course         above.
successfully will receive their degree
                                                                                      the provision of a vocationally relevent   rapidly changing business
                                                                                      education combined with academic
from University of Sussex                In addition we require a pass in English
                                                                                      rigour, which will prepare graduates
                                                                                                                                 environment. The level of
                                         Language at GCSE at grade C or above,
                                         or an equivalent; or another qualification
                                                                                      for careers in Business, Management,       presentation and IT skills
Duration:                                                                             Marketing or Finance. Students will
Full time - 3 years
                                         which UCC recognises as equivalent to
                                                                                      study internationalisation, corporate
                                                                                                                                 required were essential
                                         the above, are required.
                                                                                      social responsibilty, business ethics,     for anyone seeking
                                         Mature applicants may be considered on       Europe, planning and decision-making,
Academic Year 2018/2019:
                                         relevant experience without having the       entrepreneurship, organisational and
                                                                                                                                 employment either as a
Monday 17th September 2018 to
Friday 24th May 2019
                                         required tariff points.                      sectoral change, together with essential   business person or as an
                                                                                      emplyability skills.
                                         International students should have an                                                   entrepreneur. And it
Fees:                                    IELTS score of 6.0.                          This is a broad-based business degrees,
Full time £6000 per year                                                              ideal if you wish to keep your career
                                                                                                                                 was enjoyable!”
                                         For more details please refer to our
International students should refer to                                                options open. The course develops an       Christine,
                                         website.
our website                                                                           in-depth and integrated understanding      BA (Hons) Business and Management
                                                                                      of the main business functions, within a
The following course related costs are                                                contemporary, international context.
not included in the fee:                                                              We welcome entrants from a wide
The cost of books you may wish to                                                     variety of academic and professional
purchase, printing costs and minimal                                                  backgrounds. It is not necessary to have
cost of subsidised trips.                                                             studied business previously, but good
                                                                                      communication and numerical skills are
                                                                                      essential, together with enthusiasm,
                                                                                      commitment and a genuine interest in
                                                                                      the subject area.

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BA (Hons) Business and Management                                                          BA (Hons) Business and Management

                                              Students are supported and encouraged        Business and Management - Module map
Whether you want a career                     to become independent learners with
with a multinational, a small                 appropriate study skills and an increasing   Year 1
                                              ability to employ research skills.           Semester 1                              Semester 2
local company or to start your                You will be able to access our excellent,    — Skills for Business and Management    — Business, Finance and the Economy
own business, you can gain                    modern lecture theatres, seminar rooms         20 credits                              20 credits
                                              and IT suites as well as our fantastic       — Introduction to Business Law          — People Management 20 credits
the skills and qualifications to               library and learning resource centre with      20 credits                            — Principles of Marketing 20 credits
enable you to achieve your                    a dedicated UCC floor and social study        — Organisations, Markets and the
                                              spaces. The Business team are highly           Economy 20 credits
ambitions.                                    qualified and have a passion for business
                                              and entrepreneurship combined with
The course will suit individuals with an
                                              extensive industrial experience.             Year 2
ambition to start their own business or
                                                                                           Semester 1                              Semester 2
pursue a career in management, finance
                                                                                           — International Business and            — Management and Organisational
or marketing.
                                                                                             Globalisation 20 credits                Behaviour 20 credits
                                                                                           — Planning and Making Decisions         — Entrepreneurship 20 credits
Teaching and learning                         Assessment
                                                                                             20 credits                            — Marketing Management/ or
                                              Students are assessed by a combination
                                                                                           — Introduction to Financial               Management Accounting
Teaching                                      of coursework, examination and in class
                                                                                             Management/ or Brand Management         20 credits
You are taught by a combination of            assessment. The approximate distribution
                                                                                             20 credits
lectures and seminars                         of assesment is as follows:
At level 4 you should expect to have 13       Years 1, 2 and 3
hours per week of timetabled classes          Course work 70%
                                                                                           Year 3
comprising lecturers, seminars and a          Written Examination 30 %
                                                                                           Semester 1                              Semester 2
tutorial.
                                                                                           — Strategy in Action 20 credits         — Managing Change 20 credits
                                              Feedback
                                                                                           — International Management 20 credits   — Contemporary Issues in Management
Independent Learning                          You will receive written feedback on
                                                                                                                                     20 credits
In addition to class contact hours you will   all practice and formal assessments
                                                                                           Year long
be expected to undertake independent          undertaken by coursework. Feedback
                                                                                           — Management Enterprise Project
learning through self-study. Typically,       on examination performance is available
                                                                                             40 credits
this will involve reading journals and        upon request from the Academic Leader.
books, working on individual and group        Feedback is intended to help you learn
assignments, researching in the library       and improve your performance and you
and preparing presentations.                  are encouraged to discuss your feedback
                                              with your module tutor. We aim to provide
Overall Workload                              written feedback on practice assessments
Your overall workload consists of contact     within 10 working days and on formal
hours, about 15 hours of independent          assessments within 15 working days.
study weekly, assessment activity and
any visits or field trips. You should expect   Timetables
to study about 10 hours for every credit      Timetables are normally available two
awarded (120 credits per year).               weeks before the start of the academic
                                              year. Please note that while we make
                                              every effort to ensure that timetables are
                                              as student-friendly as possible, scheduled
                                              classes can take place on any day of the
                                              week, Monday to Friday.

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Criminology, Psychology
       and Social Justice
      Through studying the Criminology, Psychology, and
      Social Justice course, you will acquire knowledge and
      understanding of the role and character of governing systems
      of justice, law and order, and social control in the modern
      state.
                                            BA (Hons) Criminology, Psychology and
                                            Social Justice
                                            Full time: 3 years

                                 Full partner of the

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BA (Hons) Criminology, Psychology and Social Justice
BA (Hons) Criminology,
Psychology and Social Justice

Course title:                            Entry requirements                           Course highlights
BA (Hons) Criminology, Psychology        A minimum of 80 UCAS points from AS/         The aim of the Criminology, Psychology,
                                                                                                                                  “There is strong evidence
and Social Justice                       A2 level (must include at least one A2) or   and Social Justice (CPSJ) degree            of the development of
                                         other equivalent advanced level course;      course at UCC is to produce graduates
UCAS code:                               or BTEC National Award/ Certificate/          equipped with the critical attributes
                                                                                                                                  employability skills which
Institution Code: C92                    Diploma in a related subject; or a pass in   of flexibility and practised knowledge       are embedded in the higher
Course Code: 2H60                        a relevant Access to HE qualification; or     in order that they may realise their
                                         other UK/Oversees Level 3 qualifications,     potential as reflective practitioners
                                                                                                                                  education provision.”
                                                                                                                                  QAA,
Awarding body:                           recognised by UCC as equivalent to the       within public, civil society, and third-
                                                                                                                                  May 2014
Students who complete the course         above.                                       sector bodies.
successfully will receive their degree
from University of Sussex                In addition we require a pass in English     UCC specialises in providing a
                                                                                                                                  A variety of methods of teaching are
                                         Language at GCSE at grade C or above,        supportive learning environment
                                                                                                                                  used to accommodate a range of styles
                                         or an equivalent; or another qualification    through the course structure and the
Duration:                                                                                                                         of learning and subject matters. The
                                         which UCC recognises as equivalent to        small group seminars in which you
Full time: 3 years                                                                                                                emphasis is on supporting students to
                                         the above, are required.                     will participate. Your personal tutor
                                                                                                                                  develop the knowledge, understanding
                                                                                      will provide you with academic and
                                         Mature applicants may be considered on                                                   and skills associated with improving
Academic Year 2018/2019:                                                              personal support in the development
                                         relevant experience without having the                                                   learning and performance. The
Monday 17th September 2018 to                                                         of your learning over the course of
                                         required tariff points.                                                                  learning and teaching strategies
Friday 24th May 2019                                                                  your time at UCC.
                                                                                                                                  employed on the programme aim to
                                         International students should have an
                                                                                      You will receive excellent tuition and      develop intellectual and vocational,
Fees:                                    IELTS score of 6.0.
                                                                                      academic/pastoral support from those        transferable, practical knowledge,
Full time £6000 per year
                                         For more details please refer to our         who are actively researching in areas       applied a relevant range of contexts
International students should refer to
                                         website.                                     of criminology, psychology, and social      underpinning career development and
our website
                                                                                      justice such as gang crime, psychology      educational progression.
                                                                                      of childhood, and gender identity
The following course related costs are
                                                                                      using innovative teaching methods           Employability skills are embedded in the
not included in the fee:
                                                                                      that are proven to enable adults to         curriculum, pedagogy and assessment.
The cost of books you may wish to
                                                                                      learn more eff ectively.                    A number of core modules bear the
purchase, printing costs and minimal
                                                                                                                                  responsibility for the delivery of PDP
cost of subsidised trips.                                                             There are opportunities to evaluate
                                                                                                                                  activities at successive levels – Crime
                                                                                      and use empirical evidence in relation
                                                                                                                                  and the Criminal Justice System
                                                                                      to topics such as slave trade and
                                                                                                                                  (CPJ413), Volunteering and Personal and
                                                                                      childhood by visiting museums and
                                                                                                                                  Professional Development (CPJ522), and
                                                                                      workshops dedicated to the history of
                                                                                                                                  at Level 6, Conflict Resolution (CPJ623).
                                                                                      these subjects.
                                                                                                                                  By level, these focus on presentation (L4),
                                                                                      In the work placement module you            attributes of employability/professional
                                                                                      will have the opportunity to apply          practice (L5), practical conflict resolution
                                                                                      theory and research skills to a practical   skills (L6).
                                                                                      situation by working in an organisation
                                                                                      dealing with those who are aff ected        As valuable learning opportunities,
                                                                                      by crime.                                   students attend regular educational trips
                                                                                                                                  and shared social experiences such as
                                                                                                                                  museums, external lectures and others
                                                                                                                                  where students encounter and explore
                                                                                                                                  novel things inauthentic settings.

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BA (Hons) Criminology, Psychology and Social Justice                                           BA (Hons) Criminology, Psychology and Social Justice

It is our intention that through studying                                                      Teaching and Learning                         Feedback
the CPSJ programme you will:
                                                 ...you will acquire knowledge                                                               “You will receive written feedback on
— Aquire knowledge of the role and               and understanding of the role                 Teaching                                      all practice and formal assessments
    character of governing systems of                                                          At level 4 you should expect to have 13       undertaken by coursework. Feedback
    administration of justice, law and order
                                                 and character of governing                    hours per week of timetabled classes          on examination performance is available
    and social control in the modern state -     systems of justice, law and                   comprising lectures, seminars and a           upon request from the Academic Leader.
    including the organisations of policing,                                                   tutorial.                                     Feedback is intended to help you learn
    probation, third-sector intervention,
                                                 order, and social control in the                                                            and improve your performance and you
    prisons and related regimes of mental        modern state.                                 Independent Learning                          are encouraged to discuss your feedback
    health and welfare - and to understand                                                     In addition to class contact hours you will   with your module tutor. We aim to provide
    the complex impacts of these in                                                            be expected to undertake independent          written feedback on practice assessments
    society.                                                                                   learning through self-study. Typically,       within 10 working days and on formal
— Contextualise the causes of crime              — Reflect on the ways in which normative       this will involve reading journals and        assessments within 15 working days.”
    and criminality in connection with             moral, intellectual and legal definitions    books, working on individual and group
    prevailing attitudes to offenders and          of the ‘social problem’ of deviancy         assignments, researching in the library       Timetables
    victims, using the conceptual tools            contribute to the production and            and preparing presentations.                  “Timetables are normally available two
    of sociology, psychology and critical          reproduction of cultural stereotypes of                                                   weeks before the start of the academic
    legal studies to investigate common            crime and criminalised behaviours.          Overall Workload                              year. Please note that while we make
    responses, corrections and various           — Demonstrate reasoned appreciation of        Your overall workload consists of contact     every effort to ensure that timetables are
    policy initiatives.                            how academic debates affect policy          hours, about 15 hours of independent          as student-friendly as possible, scheduled
— Develop a critical perspective among             and institutional activity throughout       study weekly, assessment activity and         classes can take place on any day of the
    the key themes, issues and approaches          the affiliated fields of criminal justice,   any visits or field trips. You should expect   week, Monday to Friday.”
    comprising the field of criminology,            mental health and welfare and               to study about 10 hours for every credit
    taking-up a considered position in             therefore develop a capability to relate    awarded (120 credits per year).
    respect of theoretical and therapeutic         theory to professional practice.
    alternatives - notably in interpreting       — Integrate a range of intellectual skills    Assessment
    the psychic effects upon multi-                and the creative ability in order to        Students are assessed by a combination
    ethnic subjects of the fragmentary             undertake independant research              of coursework, presentation and
    experiences of chaos ensued by the             project work at an honours level.           examination.
    breaking of social norms, migrancy           — Evaluate and use empirical evidence         The distribution of marks is
    and inferiorisation, arising as structural     accurately and objectively. You will        approximately as follows:
    symptoms of this metropolitian age.            also develop a variety of practical and
— Consider as alternatives to customary            transferable skills which will enhance      Year 1
    frameworks how universal ideals                career prospects as a reflective             Coursework (including Essays & Case
    of social justice - secured through            practitioner in a professional workplace    Studies) 75%
    legally codified protection of civil            environment through a series of             Presentation 25%
    and human rights - may influence                stimulating modules.
    conventional understanding of ‘crime         — Apply the skills of practised scholarship   Year 2
    and punishment’, including the policy          in demonstration of an autonomous           Coursework (including Case Studies and
    priorities and resources devoted to            attitude and approach in subsequent         Reports) 92%
    agencies of policing, regulation and           professional engagement.                    Examination 8%
    social control.                              — Acquire critical thinking skills via
— Reflect on personal value systems,                inquiry, research and tailor made deep      Year 3
    acknowledge alternative value systems,         learning and reflection activities.          Coursework (including Essays, Projects
    and examine/discuss their impact on                                                        and Dissertation) 100%
    data interpretation and policy making.

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BA (Hons) Criminology, Psychology and Social Justice

Criminology, Psychology and Social Justice - Module map

Year 1
Semester 1                                  Semester 2
— Introduction to Psychology 20 credits     — Construction of Childhood 20 credits
— Sociological Imagination 20 credits       — Identity, Difference and Belonging
— Crime and the Criminal Justice System       20 credits
  20 credits                                — Psychosocial Explanations of Criminal
                                              Behaviour 20 credits

Year 2
Semester 1                                  Semester 2
— Folk Devils and Moral Panic 20 credits    — Research Methods 20 credits
— Drugs, Crime and Social Justice           — The City, Real and Imagined
  20 credits                                  20 credits
— White Collar Crime 20 credits             — Volunteering and Professional
                                              Development 20 credits

Year 3
Semester 1                                  Semester 2
— Clinical and Cultural Studies of Trauma   — Conflict Resolution 20 credits
  20 credits                                — Dissertation 20 credits
— Dissertation (Proposal) 20 credits        — Globalisation and Multiculturalism
— War and Political Violence 20 credits       20 credits

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Law

The aim of the LLB course at UCC is to produce graduates
equipped with the critical attributes of flexibility and practised
knowledge in order that they may realise their potential as
reflective practitioners within the industry.
                                 LLB (Hons) Law
                                 Full time: 3 years

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LLB (Hons) Law
LLB (Hons) Law

Course title:                              Entry requirements                           Course highlights
LLB (Hons) Law                             A minimum of 80 UCAS points from AS/         UCC specialises in providing a supportive
                                           A2 level (must include at least one A2) or   learning environment through the course
UCAS code:                                 other equivalent advanced level course;      structure and the small group seminars in
Institution Code: C92                      or BTEC National Award/ Certificate/          which you will participate. Your personal
Course Code: M100                          Diploma in a related subject; or a pass in   tutor will provide you with academic and
                                           a relevant Access to HE qualification; or     personal support in the development of
Awarding body:
                                           other UK/Oversees Level 3 qualifications,     your learning over the course of your
“Students who complete the course
                                           recognised by UCC as equivalent to the       time at UCC.
successfully will receive their degree
                                           above.
from London Metropolitan University”                                                    You will receive excellent tuition and
                                                                                        academic/pastoral support from
                                           In addition we require a pass in English
Duration:                                                                               experienced barristers, solicitors, and
                                           Language at GCSE at grade C or above,
Full time: 2 years                                                                      legal academics using innovative teaching
                                           or an equivalent; or another qualification
                                                                                        methods that have proven to enable our
                                           which UCC recognises as equivalent to
                                                                                        students to learn more effectively.
Academic Year 2018/2019:                   the above, are required.
Monday 17th September 2018 to                                                           You will be able to take part in mooting,
                                           Mature applicants may be considered on
Friday 24th May 2019                                                                    debating, and clinical legal education and
                                           relevant experience without having the
                                                                                        there is an opportunity to do an optional
                                           required tariff points.
Fees:                                                                                   work placement assessed module; all of
Full time £6000 per year                   International students should have an        which will enhance your employability
International students should refer to     IELTS score of 6.0.                          skills. There is a programme of workshops
our website                                                                             where industry professionals will talk
                                           For more details please refer to our
                                                                                        about their chosen pathways and give
                                           website.
The following course related costs are                                                  you the opportunity to explore potential
not included in the fee:                                                                careers within different public and private
The cost of books you may wish to                                                       sector employments.
purchase, subject specific equipment
and materials required for the practical                                                The aim of the LLB course at UCC is
elements of your coursework and                                                         to produce graduates equipped with
additional printing costs.                                                              the critical attributes of flexibility and
                                                                                        practised knowledge in order that they
                                                                                        may realise their potential as reflective
                                                                                        practitioners within the industry.
                                                                                        Success on this Qualifying Law Degree
                                                                                        (QLD) will enable you to apply for the
                                                                                        further legal vocational courses required
                                                                                        to become either a solicitor or barrister,
                                                                                        enter legal practice as a legal executive
                                                                                        or paralegal, or apply for employment
                                                                                        requiring an academic undergraduate
                                                                                        degree where skills of analysis and
                                                                                        practical problem solving are required.

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LLB (Hons) Law                                                                             LLB (Hons) Law

                                                                                           Teaching and Learning                         Feedback
Our LLB (Hons) course is a full, Qualifying Law Degree (QLD).                                                                            “You will receive written feedback on
While the content of the course is typical of any QLD, with                                Teaching                                      all practice and formal assessments
                                                                                           At level 4 you should expect to have 13       undertaken by coursework. Feedback
smaller class sizes we aim to provide an exceptionally high                                hours of timetabled classes comprising        on examination performance is available
level of individual student support unrivalled by many other                               lectures, seminars, workshops and             upon request from the Academic Leader.
                                                                                           tutorials.                                    Feedback is intended to help you learn
institutions, and access to pro bono and legal voluntary work                                                                            and improve your performance and you
to prepare you for possible legal careers.                                                 Independent Learning                          are encouraged to discuss your feedback
                                                                                           In addition to class contact hours you will   with your module tutor. We aim to provide
We aim to provide you with detailed           gain knowledge and understanding             be expected to undertake independent          written feedback on practice assessments
knowledge and understanding of legal          of complex legal, social, and ethical        learning through self-study. Typically,       within 10 working days and on formal
rules and their contexts and develop your     issues. Thus providing you with the skills   this will involve reading journals and        assessments within 15 working days.”
employability skills which will prepare you   required to progress within the legal        books, working on individual and group
for a range of legal and non-legal careers.   profession or to transfer to other careers   assignments, researching in the library       Timetables
You will also gain experience in practical    such as local or central government,         and preparing presentations and revising      “Timetables are normally available two
legal research and problem-solving.           journalism, or company secretarial work.     for examinations.                             weeks before the start of the academic
                                                                                                                                         year. Please note that while we make
You should have good written and              Throughout the course you will study the
                                                                                           Overall Workload                              every effort to ensure that timetables are
spoken English and a willingness to           seven foundations of legal knowledge:
                                                                                           Your overall workload consists of contact     as student-friendly as possible, scheduled
argue points from different perspectives,     Contract Law, Criminal Law, Public Law,
                                                                                           hours, about 15 hours of independent          classes can take place on any day of the
whatever your personal opinion. A             Legal System, Law of Torts, Property
                                                                                           study weekly , assessment activity and        week, Monday to Friday.”
commitment to continuous study which          Law, European Union Law, and Equity
                                                                                           any visits or field trips. You should expect
will require at least 24 hours a week         and Trusts.
                                                                                           to study about 10 hours for every credit
private study in addition to lecture
                                              You will also study seven optional           awarded (120 credits per year).
and tutorial time. A willingness and
                                              modules which allow you to pursue your
enthusiasm for involvement in the wider
                                              own interests in areas such as Evidence      Assessment
aspects of student life, such as the
                                              and Advocacy, Litigation Practice, Family    Students are assessed by a combination
Student Law Society and pro bono work
                                              and Child Law, or Company Law.               of coursework and examination. The
will enrich your time studying with us.
                                                                                           distribution of marks is as follows:
                                              The seven foundations of legal
This course will enable you to gain and
                                              knowledge must be taken and passed for
develop your skills of cognitive analysis,                                                 Year 1
                                              students to gain a QLD.
practical and professional skills, and                                                     Coursework 75%
                                                                                           Written Examination 25 %

                                                                                           Year 2
                                                                                           Coursework 50%
                                                                                           Written Examination 50%

                                                                                           Year 3
                                                                                           Coursework 75%
                                                                                           Written Examination 25%

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LLB (Hons) Law

Law - Module map

Year 1
Year Long
— Law of Contract 30 credits
— Law of Tort   30 credits
— Criminal Law 30 credits
— Legal Systems 30 credits

Year 2
Year Long
— Public Law     30 credits
— Property Law 30 credits
— European Law 30 credits
— Optional module choice 30 credits
  Options include but are not limited to Evidence and Advocacy (30), Employment
  and Equality Law (30), Medical Law.

Year 3
— Equity and Trusts 30 credits
— Dissertation/or Extended Essay 30/15 credits
— Optional module choice 75/60 credits
  Options include but are not limited to Family Law (30), Company Law (30), Landlord
  and Tenant (30), Civil Liberties and Human Rights (30), Immigration and Asylum
  Law (30) Criminal Litigation (15), Civil Litigation (15) and Penal Policy (15)

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Croydon School of Art

Croydon School of Art offers both college and degree courses
across a range of disciplines encouraging creativity and
expression.
There has been a school of art in             Level 3/4 Art and Design UAL
Croydon since 1868, so it brings a rich       Foundation Diploma
and fascinating legacy of British artistic    Full time: 1 year
and cultural life to the campus. Today,       For more information on the Croydon
against a backdrop of the ever-changing       School of Art foundation diploma please
landscape of Croydon, the school              see our website www.croydon.ac.uk/art
continues to inspire those who choose
to study here.                                BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Production
                                              Full time: 3 years
Past students include some of the
most iconic figures of the 20th century,
                                              BA (Hons) Filmmaking
including Malcolm McLaren, who went on
                                              Full time: 3 years
to manage the Sex Pistols, Ray Davies,
lead singer of the Kinks, painter Bridget
Riley, a leader of the Op Art movement        BA (Hons) Visual Communication:
and international fashion designer            Graphic Design
John Rocha.                                   Full time: 3 years
More recent alumni have included singer/
songwriter FKA Twigs, TV star Noel
Fielding of Mighty Boosh and Never
Mind the Buzzcocks fame. Turner Prize
nominees Helen Chadwick and Sean
Scully also studied here.

                                             Full partner of the

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BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Production
BA (Hons) Fashion Design
and Production

Course title:                              Entry requirements                           Course highlights
BA (Hons) Fashion Design and               A minimum of 80 UCAS points from AS/         The BA (Hons) Fashion Design and
                                                                                                                                       “Lecturers are very helpful
Production                                 A2 level (must include at least one A2) or   Production course at Croydon School of         and we get a lot of 1-1
                                           other equivalent advanced level course;      Art is one of the only university courses
UCAS code:                                 or BTEC National Award/ Certificate/          in the country to train students on Gerber
                                                                                                                                       support. It is a very friendly
Institution Code: C92                      Diploma in a related subject; or a pass in   CAD and CAM electronic pattern cutting.        environment and the open
Course Code: W2N1                          a relevant Access to HE qualification; or     You will benefit from industry standard
                                           other UK/Oversees Level 3 qualifications,     machinery and IT facilities, with up to date
                                                                                                                                       plan facilities allow the
Awarding body:                             recognised by UCC as equivalent to the       software packages for fashion design,          sharing of ideas across the
“Students who complete the course          above.                                       including the Adobe suite.
successfully will receive their degree
                                                                                                                                       year groups”
                                                                                        The course integrates opportunities to
from University of Sussex”                 In addition we require a pass in English                                                    Jessica,
                                                                                        work directly with the industry through
                                           Language at GCSE at grade C or above,                                                       BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Production
                                                                                        live projects and submissions for
                                           or an equivalent; or another qualification
Duration:                                                                               competitions on national and international
                                           which UCC recognises as equivalent to
Full time: 3 years
                                           the above, are required.
                                                                                        platforms. These have previously included      “I have developed a lot
                                                                                        designing a new range for Wallis’ W range
                                           Mature applicants may be considered on       relaunch, Fashion Awareness Direct and
                                                                                                                                       from where I’m coming from
Academic Year 2018/2019:
Monday 17th September 2018 to
                                           relevant experience without having the       The National Tailoring Awards.                 to where I am right now as
                                           required tariff points.
Friday 24th May 2019                                                                    Additionally, a work-based learning and        an up and coming fashion
                                           International students should have an        professional skills focused module at Level
Fees:                                      IELTS score of 6.0.                          5 provides employment opportunities to
                                                                                                                                       designer. I did not think
Full time £6000 per year
                                           For more details please refer to our
                                                                                        all students.                                  my development was
International students should refer to
our website
                                           website.                                     This course will develop a range of            possible but teamwork with
                                                                                        employability skills including creative
                                                                                        thinking, presentation, research, pattern
                                                                                                                                       others has made my journey
The following course related costs are
not included in the fee:
                                                                                        cutting, illustration, design realisation,     a reality”
                                                                                        garment construction, verbal, visual and
The cost of books you may wish to                                                                                                      Guliana,
                                                                                        digital communication, problem-solving,
purchase, subject specific equipment                                                                                                    BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Production
                                                                                        collaboration, and negotiation.
and materials required for the practical
                                                                                        Formally supported by John Rocha – an
elements of your course work,
                                                                                        alumnus and world renowned fashion
additional printing costs, and fees for
                                                                                        designer – Croydon School of Art boasts
organised course trips to exhibitions
                                                                                        strong industry links and alumni networks.
and arts events
                                                                                        These are complemented by our location
                                                                                        in south London, as part of a vibrant and
                                                                                        culturally rich urban landscape.

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BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Production                                                     BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Production

The BA (Hons) Fashion Design and               Teaching and Learning                        At level 4 you should expect to have 15       Feedback
Production course celebrates the art of                                                     hours of teaching, tutorials and technical    “You will receive written feedback on
creative pattern cutting. Encouraging          Teaching                                     demonstration per week. Taught                all practice and formal assessments
originality and innovation through design      The Fashion team consists of staff with      hours across modules will comprise of         undertaken by coursework. Feedback
conception and garment realisation, this       a variety of specialist, educational,        a combination of lectures, seminars,          on examination performance is available
course culminates in the production of         professional and industrial experiences.     workshops, learning in assessment,            upon request from the Academic Leader.
an industry standard and professional          All members of the team keep up-to-date      peer critiques, access to technical           Feedback is intended to help you learn
portfolio as well as a final catwalk            in their subject area and prepare relevant   demonstration and tutorials.                  and improve your performance and you
collection. The course aims to develop         and topical resource materials to use                                                      are encouraged to discuss your feedback
capable and confident practitioners             during their teaching.                       Independent Learning                          with your module tutor. We aim to provide
through a focus on key design skill sets in                                                 In addition to class contact hours you will   written feedback on practice assessments
pattern cutting and construction, trend        The teaching and learning methods used       be expected to undertake independent          within 10 working days and on formal
forecasting, computer aided design             by the programme team are balanced           learning through self-study. Typically,       assessments within 15 working days.”
(CAD), fabric awareness, and computer          between tutor-centred and student-           this will involve reading journals and
aided manufacture (CAM).                       centred activity. Prior knowledge and        books, working on individual and group        Timetables
                                               experience is used in the learning process   assignments, researching in the library       “Timetables are normally available two
The course nurtures conceptual and
                                               at every opportunity and students are        and preparing presentations and revising      weeks before the start of the academic
innovative approaches to design through
                                               provided with appropriate levels of          for examinations.                             year. Please note that while we make
the delivery of a curriculum that embodies
                                               support throughout their programme                                                         every effort to ensure that timetables are
current practice in relation to theoretical,
                                               to enable them to become autonomous          Overall Workload                              as student-friendly as possible, scheduled
cultural, and contextual concepts. A
                                               learners.                                    Your overall workload consists of contact     classes can take place on any day of the
consideration of sustainable design will
                                                                                            hours, about 15 hours of independent          week, Monday to Friday.”
be integral to your thinking as it promotes
                                               It is the programme team’s view that         study weekly , assessment activity and
directional fashion to key markets within
                                               an effective educational experience          any visits or field trips. You should expect
the global industry.
                                               relies on a combination of structured        to study about 10 hours for every credit
Live projects, collaborations, and             and personal learning. The programme         awarded (120 credits per year).
opportunities for internships provide          encourages you to take responsibility
you with solid business and professional       for your own learning, as a reflection of     Assessment
practices. In turn, this enhances              current practice. This requires a high       Students are assessed by coursework
networking opportunities, demonstrated         level of commitment and organisation on      throughout the programme as follows:
by students and graduates having been          your part including attendance at taught
successful in securing employment at           classes, as well as the motivation to        Year 1
high-end fashion brands such as Victoria       conduct an independent study.                100% coursework. Made up of written and
Beckham, Erdem, and French Connection.                                                      practical work and presentations.
The course team adopts a variety of
                                                                                            Year 2
methods of teaching to accommodate
                                                                                            100% coursework. Made up of written and
different styles of learning and subject
                                                                                            practical work and presentations.
matter. The emphasis is on supporting you
to develop the knowledge, understanding,
                                                                                            Year 3
and skills associated with improving
                                                                                            100% coursework. Made up of written and
learning and performance. The learning
                                                                                            practical work and presentations.
and teaching strategies employed on the
programme aim to develop intellectual
and vocational transferable knowledge
and skills, which will underpin career
development and education progression.

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BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Production                                                 BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Production

Fashion Design and Production - Module map

Year 1
Semester 1                                   Semester 2
— FFI400: Fundamentals of The Fashion        — CSY400: Contextual Studies: 100
  Industry 20 credits                          Years of Art Design & Media
— FDI400: Fundamental of Fashion               20 credits
  Design & Illustration 20 credits           — DDP400: Design & Drape 20 credits
— FPC400: Fundamentals of Pattern            — SWT400: Streetwear Trend 20 credits
  Cutting and Production 20 credits

Year 2
Semester 1                                   Semester 2
— PPP500: Professional Practice for          — CSS500: Contextual Studies Options
  Work Placement 20 credits                    20 credits
— TXF500: Textiles For Fashion               — ECO500: Responsible Design
  20 credits                                   20 credits
— CPC500: Creative Pattern Cutting           — GTC500: Gerber Technology
  20 credits                                   20 credits

Year 3
Semester 1                                   Semester 2
— CRP600: Critical Research Project:
  Critical Journal 20 credits
                                             — SMP600: Social Media and Self
                                               Promotion 20 credits
                                                                                        Encouraging originality
— FCD600: Final Collection: Research &       — PDS600: Final Collection: Production &
  Development 40 credits                       Realisation 40 credits                   and innovation through
                                                                                        design development and
                                                                                        garment construction,
                                                                                        culminating in a final
                                                                                        catwalk collection.

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BA (Hons) Filmmaking
BA (Hons) Filmmaking

Course title:                              Entry requirements                           Course highlights                             This course will equip you with the
BA (Hons) Filmmaking                       A minimum of 80 UCAS points from AS/         The course integrates opportunities           creative, conceptual, technical, and
                                           A2 level (must include at least one A2) or   at each level to work directly with the       theoretical skills to communicate
UCAS code:                                 other equivalent advanced level course;      industry through live projects and            successfully your stories, fact or fiction,
Institution Code: C92                      or BTEC National Award/ Certificate/          submissions for competitions on national      through the moving image. This course is
Course Code: 4A36                          Diploma in a related subject; or a pass in   and international platforms. These            designed for those who aspire to develop
                                           a relevant Access to HE qualification; or     include the British Student Film Awards       their practical and creative approaches to
Awarding body:                             other UK/Oversees Level 3 qualifications,     (winners category of Best Documentary),       filmmaking, developing skills, knowledge,
“Students who complete the course          recognised by UCC as equivalent to the       BFI Future Shorts (official selection         and abilities to work within a fast-paced
successfully will receive their degree     above.                                       in Documentary section), The British          and ever-changing industry.
from University of Sussex”                                                              Animation Awards, Encounters Short Film,
                                           In addition we require a pass in English     and Animation Festival.                       This course aims to develop creative
                                           Language at GCSE at grade C or above,                                                      filmmakers; in order to do this, you will
Duration:                                                                               There are also opportunities for work
                                           or an equivalent; or another qualification                                                  be exposed to a wide range of genres,
Full time: 3 years                                                                      experience which have previously been
                                           which UCC recognises as equivalent to                                                      practices, and production methods, and
                                                                                        with major film production companies
                                           the above, are required.                                                                   encouraged to think critically about the
                                                                                        such as Millennium Films. You will also
Academic Year 2018/2019:                                                                                                              collaborative relationship between the
                                           Mature applicants may be considered on       produce work for screening in the West
Monday 17th September 2018 to                                                                                                         various roles and stages in filmmaking.
                                           relevant experience without having the       End of London and for web-based media.
Friday 24th May 2019                                                                                                                  These include cinematography, directing,
                                           required tariff points.
                                                                                        The Filmmaking team adopts a variety          editing, lighting, production design and
Fees:                                      International students should have an        of methods of teaching to accommodate         art direction, production, character and
Full time £6000 per year                   IELTS score of 6.0.                          different styles of learning and subject      costume, scriptwriting, and sound across
International students should refer to                                                  matter. The emphasis is on supporting you     drama or fiction, documentary, and
                                           For more details please refer to our
our website                                                                             to develop the knowledge, understanding       animation as mediums for expression.
                                           website.
                                                                                        and skills associated with improving
                                                                                                                                      Creativity, innovation and risk-taking
The following course related costs are                                                  learning and performance. The learning
                                                                                                                                      are actively encouraged, as is the
not included in the fee:                                                                and teaching strategies employed on the
                                                                                                                                      development of an independent approach
The cost of books you may wish to                                                       programme aim to develop intellectual
                                                                                                                                      to filmmaking. The course’s location in a
purchase, subject specific equipment                                                     and vocational transferable knowledge
                                                                                                                                      vibrant and culturally rich area of south
and materials required for the practical                                                and skills, which will underpin career
                                                                                                                                      London provides exciting opportunities to
elements of your course work,                                                           development and education progression.
                                                                                                                                      work alongside professional and aspiring
additional printing costs, and fees for
                                                                                                                                      actors and filmmakers and in doing so,
organised course trips to exhibitions                                                   Filmmaking, in both historical and
                                                                                                                                      you will develop technical competence as
and arts events                                                                         contemporary contexts, is regarded as
                                                                                                                                      well as learning through working, whilst
                                                                                        one of the most powerful and persuasive
                                                                                                                                      developing a contextual and conceptual
                                                                                        forms of media. Its successful creation
                                                                                                                                      understanding of the industry on a local,
                                                                                        depends on the effective development
                                                                                                                                      national and global scale.
                                                                                        of visual, aural, and narrative ideas and a
                                                                                        keen understanding of audience.
                                                                                                                                      Our former graduates have progressed
                                                                                                                                      to working with companies such as Sky
                                                                                                                                      Arts, ENVY Post Production, Hat Trick
                                                                                                                                      Productions, Baby Cow Productions,
                                                                                                                                      Lionsgate, Deluxe Entertainment Services
                                                                                                                                      Group, and Sleepercell.

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