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                   go far, pay less!                                                          Services                                                   Apply
                   Study Higher Education on your doorstep at a                               You will find a huge range of support services at
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                                                                                              Boston College to give you the best advice and
                   fraction of the cost of going away to university.                          guidance throughout your course, including:                submit an application form.
                   There are many benefits to studying a University Level course including:   Information Officers                                       You can do this in one of the
                   • Increased career prospects                 • Increased confidence        Attendance Monitor                                         following ways:
                   • Potential to lead to higher earnings       • Career change               Learner Involvement Co-ordinator
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                     February 2019              Thursday 7th             5:00pm - 8:00pm
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Stay near,                                                                 Why choose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Art and design
                                                                                                                                                                                               Most of our course fees
                                                                                                                                                                                               are significantly lower than

                   go far, pay less!                                                          Boston College?                                                                                  those of universities.

                                                                                                                                                                                               Learn while you work, attend
                   Study Higher Education on your doorstep at a                               The College’s Higher Education provision was reviewed by the
                                                                                                                                                                                               just one or two days a week.
                                                                                              Quality Assurance Agency which found that it met UK standards
                   fraction of the cost of going away to university.                          in all respects. The reviewers noted many areas of good practice,
                                                                                              including the high quality of teaching and learning and the
                   There are many benefits to studying a University Level course including:   approachability of staff.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Tuition fee loans are
                   • Increased career prospects                 • Increased confidence
                                                                                                                                                                                               available.
                   • Potential to lead to higher earnings       • Career change
                   • Improved job opportunities                                                                                                                                                Excellent academic
                                                                                                                                                                                               support.

                   Open Events                                                                                                                                                                 Good career progression
                                                                                                                                                                                               opportunities.

                   Boston Open Events                                                                                                                                                          High level of tutor to
                                                                                                                                                                                               student contact.
                     October 2018               Thursday 11th            5:00pm - 8:00pm

                     November 2018              Thursday 15th            5:00pm - 8:00pm                                                                                                       You can live at home
                     February 2019              Thursday 7th             5:00pm - 8:00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                               while you study reducing
                                                                                                                                                                                               your living costs.
                     June 2019                  Saturday 22nd            12:00pm - 3:00pm

                   Spalding Open Events
                     October 2018               Tuesday 2nd              5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Facilities and
                                                                                                                                    SAM NEWSOM CENTRE                                  PETER PAINE PERFORMANCE
                                                                                                                                                                                       CENTRE
                                                                                                                                    Music and Performing Arts
                                                                                                                                    students are based at our                          Here you will find updated

College Life
                                                                                                                                    dedicated centre, where                            facilities, including four football
                                                                                                                                    facilities include DJ suites,                      pitches, a gym, sports field,
                                                                                                                                    recording studios equipped                         sports hall, multi-use games
                                                                                                                                    with Cubase SX, FL Studio 11,                      area, dance studio, AstroTurf,
                                                                                                                                    Ableton Live, the latest VST                       changing rooms and café.
                                                                                                                                    instruments and samplers,
You will find lots of photos and videos of the                       HAIRDRESSING AND BEAUTY SALONS                                 an ICT suite and an
facilities on our website, or better still, come and                 IN BOSTON AND SPALDING                                         incredible auditorium
                                                                                                                                    famed for its acoustics.
have a look for yourself at one of our Open                          Treat yourself without breaking the bank!
Events – see page 2 for dates.                                       Treatments offered by our Level 2 and 3 students
                                                                     include: cut and blow dry, restyle, gents cut,                 SWIMMING POOL                                      UNIVERSITY CENTRE
                                                                     beard trim, colouring, brows, lashes, manicures,
                                                                                                                                    FREE swimming for Boston                           For the use of our University Level
                                                                     pedicures, facials, massages and lots more.
                                                                                                                                    College students, Monday to                        students and equipped with
                                                                     Visit the Style Academy page on our website for
                                                                                                                                    Friday, at the Geoff Moulder                       classrooms, IT facilities and a
                                                                     a full price list and information on how to book
                                                                                                                                    Leisure Complex.                                   coffee shop.
                                                                     your appointment, or pop in to the salon.

                                                                                                                                    LIBRARY                                            COMPUTING LABS
                                                                                                                                    Our modern, spacious                               Refurbished labs with excellent
                                                                                                                                    library is a bright, relaxing                      facilities and equipment
                                                                                                                                    space equipped with                                including a Gaming Simulator,
                                                                                                                                    computers, a full reading                          Oculus Rift VR, Networking and
                                                                     HALLS OF RESIDENCE                                             list of books for all courses,                     Systems Software and Web
                                                                                                                                    access to over 300 journals                        Design Software.
                                                  NEW FOR            There are 100 single study-bedrooms with a choice              and a silent study room.
                                                 SEPTEMBER           of self-catering or catered accommodation.
                                                   2019!             There is secure, on-site parking during the night              HUNGRY? THIRSTY?                                   SPALDING COLLEGE
                                                                     and booking options are flexible so you can book
                                                                                                                                    The University Centre has its                      Our Spalding campus is located
    ENGINEERING,                                                     one night or one year, depending on your needs.
                                                                                                                                    own coffee shop serving drinks,                    in the centre of the town
                                                                     Rates start from £15 per night.
    MANUFACTURING AND                                                For more information please email Sue Hill,
                                                                                                                                    snacks and light lunches, or                       and provides large, modern
                                                                                                                                    head down to the Rochford                          classrooms and computer suites.
    TECHNOLOGY CENTRE                                                Accommodation Officer, sue-h@boston.ac.uk                      building where you’ll find a
    The Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology Centre is                                                                         diner, deli, food court, coffee
    planned to open for September 2019. Facilities will include                                                                     shop and fine-dining restaurant
                                                                     ENTERPRISE ZONE                                                – all offering plenty of choice for
    an innovation hub, two workshops that will provide space for
    traditional and modern design, maintenance and manufacturing     A dedicated space where you can access                         study fuel!
    techniques, an electronics laboratory, CAD/CAM suite, three      support and learning to enhance your
    classrooms, changing rooms and a break-out space for learners.   employability skills, experience the world of work
                                                                     and gain vital knowledge to help you to set up
                                                                     your own business.

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Progression                                                                                                     Courses                                                                                      NEW FOR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Art and design
                                                                                                                                                                                                             2019/20
and Success                                                                                                     IMPORTANT INFORMATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                             CREATIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION
                                                                                                                WHAT IS AN HNC/HND?                                                                                  HNC LEVEL 4
                                                                                                                The Pearson BTEC HNC Level 4 and HND Level 5 courses are work-related qualifications
Our HNCs, HNDs and Foundation                              “I’m currently assisting the SENCO in a
                                                           secondary school. The experience I gained            for students taking their first steps into employment, or for those already in employment
                                                                                                                                                                                                             CREATIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     HND LEVEL 5
Degrees have a proven track record                         on the Foundation Degree was invaluable.             and seeking career development opportunities.
                                                           The excellent standard of teaching, high                                                                                                                 ART & DESIGN
of helping our students to successfully                    expectations, professional advice, role                                                                                                           (FASHION & TEXTILES PATHWAY)
                                                                                                                The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals is to develop students as professional,
progress and achieve their dream                           modelling and tutor style has given me the
                                                                                                                self-reflecting individuals that are able to meet the demands of employers and adapt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     HNC LEVEL 4
                                                           solid foundation I needed to progress through
careers with higher salaries.                              to a Level 7 Post Graduate qualification.”           to a constantly changing world.                                                                     ART & DESIGN
                                                                                                                                                                                                             (FASHION & TEXTILES PATHWAY)
                                                           Karen Coulson, 43                                                                                                                                         HND LEVEL 5
            “When I had completed my Level 3                                                                    The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career
            Travel and Tourism course at Boston            Professional Studies (Education) FdA
                                                                                                                prospects of those who undertake them. The qualifications have been designed to                    ART & DESIGN
            College I got a job working in Thomas                                                                                                                                                            (GRAPHIC DESIGN PATHWAY)
                                                                                                                meet the needs of the respective industries. The focused HNC and HND curriculum
            Cook but I wanted to progress to a                                                                                                                                                                      HNC LEVEL 4
            higher level. I decided to return to Boston                                                         prepares students for further degree level studies or working in the industry.
            College and achieved my Level 5 Travel         “The Sport HND course involved two days                                                                                                                 ART & DESIGN
            and Tourism Management HND at the              a week attendance, which gave me the                 FULL COURSE INFORMATION                          FINANCIAL SUPPORT                           (GRAPHIC DESIGN PATHWAY)
            University Centre. The HND course was          chance to earn money, increase my coaching                                                                                                               HND LEVEL 5
                                                           experience and generate contacts in the              Please check our website,                        You can apply for a student loan to cover
            very convenient as I have a young son,
            so being able to study at that level locally   industry, alongside achieving my qualification.      www.boston.ac.uk for the most                    the costs of course fees. You may also         Please visit our website
            was perfect for me. This enabled me to         I now run my own sports academy business,            up-to-date, detailed information,                be able to apply for various grants and          www.boston.ac.uk
            enrol on the final year of the BA (Hons)       working with lots of local primary schools, and                                                                                                    for full course information.
                                                           I employ my own staff.”
                                                                                                                fees and entry requirements.                     loans to support your learning. Specific
            International Tourism Management at the
            University of Lincoln.
                                                                                                                                                                 advice regarding student loans and other
                                                           Daniel Johnson, 25                                   FEES                                             benefits can be obtained from
            Ashleigh Herbert, 25                           Sport and Exercise Sciences HND                      All fees are subject to change. International    www.gov.uk/student-finance
            Travel and Tourism Management HND                                                                   and EU Students, please contact the
                                                           “If it wasn’t for the HND course at Boston           International Office on +44 (0)1205 313212       There is also an array of additional
                                                           College’s University Centre, I definitely wouldn’t   or enquiry@boston.ac.uk for details              financial support available including:
                                                           have got my Degree in Computer Science               on fees.                                         • Maintenance Loans
                                                           because I didn’t want to go away to university.
                                                                                                                                                                 • Disabled Students’ Allowance
                                                           My friends from the HND course had applied to        NEED HELP?
                                                           do a top-up year at De Montfort University so I                                                       • Adult Dependants’ Grant

 apply now                                                 decided to go for it, and I’m pleased I did. I’m     The Careers Team based in College can            • Parents’ Learning Allowance
                                                           now working in a graduate job in Computing.”         assist your application. Please contact them     • Childcare Grant
                                                           Adam Robertson, 24                                   via the Information Line on 01205 313218.
                                                           Computing HND
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Art and Design HNC Level 4                                                                           Art and Design HND Level 5
Art and design

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Art and design
                 Full Time                                    Course Overview                                   You will have access to Boston College’s           Course Overview                                      You will have access to Boston College’s          Full Time
                                                                                                                art and design facilities and equipment                                                                 Art and Design facilities and equipment
                                                              The Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Art and           which include, printmaking, paper making,          The Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Art and              which include, printmaking, paper making,
                 Location                                     Design provides a specialist programme of         drawing, painting, sculpture, textiles and         Design is a work-related qualification               drawing, painting, sculpture, textiles and        Location
                 Boston                                       study that covers the technical knowledge,        fashion, photography, Apple Mac computers          for students taking their first steps into           fashion, photography, Apple Mac computers         Boston
                                                              understanding and practical skills relevant       and industry standard software, digital SLR        employment, or for those already                     and industry standard software, digital SLR
                                                              to careers in the art and design sector. The      cameras, iPads, film making, photography           in employment and seeking career                     cameras, iPads, film making, photography
                 Duration                                     purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Art and                                                          development opportunities. The purpose of                                                              Duration
                                                                                                                studio, darkroom, TV studio, library, art shop,                                                         studio, darkroom, TV studio, library, art shop,
                 1 Year                                       Design is to develop you as a professional,       studio space and computer suites.                  Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Art and             studio space and computer suites.                 2 Years
                                                              self-reflecting individual able to meet the                                                          Design is to develop students as professional,
                 Attendance                                   demands of employers in the creative              Entry Qualifications                               self-reflecting individuals able to meet the         Entry Qualifications                              Attendance
                                                              industries and adapt to a constantly                                                                 demands of employers in the creative
                 2 days a week                                changing world.                                   Merit or Distinction at Level 3 in a related       industries sector and adapt to a constantly          Merit or Distinction at Level 3 in a related      2 days a week
                 plus 60 independent                                                                            subject, or Access to HE qualification, or an      changing world.                                      subject, or Access to HE qualification, or an     plus 60 independent
                                                              The course has been designed to meet the          A level equivalent (minimum 80 new UCAS                                                                 A level equivalent (minimum 80 new UCAS
                 study hours per unit                         needs of the contemporary creative industries.    points) in related subjects.                       The course has been designed to meet the             points) in related subjects. You will also need   study hours per unit
                                                              This dynamic and rapidly changing sector of                                                          needs of the contemporary creative industries.       to have GCSEs in English and Maths at grade
                                                              the global economy covers a wide range of         You will also need to have GCSEs in English        This dynamic and rapidly changing sector of
                 Fees                                                                                           and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above, or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4 (C) or above, or Functional Skills Level 2      Fees
                                                              subjects, including those of art and design.                                                         the global economy covers a wide range of            and/or minimum IELTS score of 6.
                 £5550 per year                                                                                 Functional Skills Level 2 and/or minimum IELTS     subjects, including those of art and design. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          £5550 per year
                                                              What will I do?                                   score of 6.                                        pathways of this qualification are intended to       Individual cases will be considered, as well
                 Validated By                                                                                                                                      provide students with opportunities to explore       as relevant work experience will also be          Validated By
                                                              The Art and Design HNC Level 4 is made up         Individual cases will be considered, as well                                                            taken in to consideration if you fall outside
                 Pearson                                                                                        as relevant work experience, which will also       the creative industries through a focused                                                              Pearson
                                                              of four standard mandatory units, as well                                                                                                                 of any of the above entry qualifications. If
                                                                                                                be taken in to consideration if you fall outside   curriculum that prepares them for further
                                                              as two mandatory units from your chosen                                                                                                                   you are concerned about the above entry
                                                                                                                of any of the above entry qualifications. If       degree level studies or working in the industry.
                                                              ‘specialist pathway’. You will also study two                                                                                                             requirements, an alternative course available
                                                              chosen optional units that can be discussed       you are concerned about the above entry
                                                                                                                requirements an alternative course available
                                                                                                                                                                   What will I do?                                      is the Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design.
                                                              with your tutor to suit your preferred pathway.
                                                              Standard mandatory units for Level 4 include:
                                                                                                                is the Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design.          During the Art and Design HND Level 5                How will I be assessed?
                                                                                                                                                                   the core units you will study are:
                                                              • Professional Development                        How will I be assessed?                                                                                 The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National
                                                                                                                                                                   • Professional Practice                              qualifications are criterion-referenced and
                                                              • Contextual Studies                              The assessment of Pearson BTEC Higher              • Applied Practice Collaborative Project             you will provide evidence in the form of
                                                              • Individual Project (Pearson set unit)           National qualifications is criterion-referenced                                                         assignments, which are assessed against
                                                              • Techniques and Processes                        and you will provide evidence in the form          Plus a mandatory unit from a specialist              the unit learning outcomes and
                                                                                                                of assignments, which are assessed against         pathway:                                             assessment criteria.
                                                              Specialist mandatory units for
                                                              Level 4 include:                                  the unit learning outcomes and
                                                                                                                                                                   • Advanced Art Practice Studies                      • Assignments
                                                                                                                assessment criteria.
                                                              • Media Practice                                                                                     Plus three chosen optional units that will           • Group Work
                                                              • Material Practices                              • Written Assignments                                                                                   • Case Studies
                                                                                                                                                                   be discussed with your tutor to suit your
                                                                                                                • Practical                                                                                             • Course Work
                                                              The course is delivered using a balance                                                              preferred pathway.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Presentations
                                                              between practical and theory. We include                                                                                                                  • Work Based Evidence
                 Images are for illustrative purposes only.                                                                                                                                                                                                               Images are for illustrative purposes only.
                                                              e-learning, one-to-one support, events
                                                              and speakers.
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Business HNC Level 4                                                                           Business HND Level 5
Business

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Business
           Full Time / Part Time   Course Overview                                  Entry Qualifications                          Course Overview                                      Entry Qualifications                          Full Time / Part Time
                                   This Business course has a strong focus on       MMP profile on a Business BTEC Level 3        This Business course will build on from previous     MMP profile on a Business BTEC Level 3
           Location                the skills, concepts and tools needed to excel   course or a related subject, or an Access     HNC study, to further develop your skills for a      course or a related subject, or an Access     Location
           Spalding                in this sector. You will study the knowledge     to HE qualification (minimum 80 new           range of administrative and management               to HE qualification (minimum 80 new           Boston
                                   around business practices, as well as            UCAS points). You will also need a Level 2    positions in this sector, with a focus on            UCAS points). You will also need a Level 2
                                   understand and implement the processes           qualification or above in English and Maths   operational management. You will learn               qualification or above in English and Maths
           Duration                and skills required for a range of employment    (e.g. GCSE or Functional Skills) and/or       about strategic practices, and broaden               (e.g. GCSE or Functional Skills) and/or       Duration
           Full Time 1 Year        opportunities. This course will develop and      minimum IELTS score 6.                        your knowledge on behaviours, of both                minimum IELTS score 6.                        Full Time 2 Years
           Part Time 2 Years       improve your ability and enable successful                                                     organisations and their customers. This course                                                     Part Time 4 Years
                                                                                    Individual cases will be considered and                                                            Individual cases will be considered and
                                   progression in your future.                                                                    will continue to develop and improve your
                                                                                    relevant work experience will be taken into                                                        relevant work experience will be taken into
                                                                                                                                  ability and prepare you for management
           Attendance              The course provides an innovative and            consideration if you fall outside of any of
                                                                                                                                  positions in your future.
                                                                                                                                                                                       consideration if you fall outside of any of   Attendance
                                   creative curriculum, covering core areas         these categories.                                                                                  these categories.
           Full Time 2 days        such as the business environment, business                                                     The structure of the programme provides
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Full Time 2 days
           a week, plus            communication and information, marketing         How will I be assessed?                       an innovative and creative curriculum,               How will I be assessed?                       a week, plus
           independent study.      and human resources – all fundamental            The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National   covering core areas such as the business             The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National   independent study.
           Part Time 1 day         to the success of business organisations.        qualifications are criterion-referenced and   environment, business communication and              qualifications are criterion-referenced and   Part Time 1 day
                                                                                    you will provide evidence in the form of      information, marketing and human resources           you will provide evidence in the form of
           a week, plus            What will I do?                                                                                – all fundamental to the success of                                                                a week, plus
                                                                                    assignments, which are assessed against                                                            assignments, which are assessed against
           independent study.      The Business HNC is made up of eight units:      the unit learning outcomes and                business organisations.                              the unit learning outcomes and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     independent study.
                                                                                    assessment criteria.                                                                               assessment criteria.
                                   • Entrepreneurship                                                                             What will I do?
           Fees                                                                     • Coursework                                                                                       • Coursework
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fees
                                   • Innovation and Communication                                                                 The Business HND provides an Operational
           Full Time £5550         • Business Environment                           • Practical Examination -                                                                         • Practical Examination -                    Full Time £5550
                                                                                                                                  Management pathway.
           per year                • Management Operations                            Presentations and Group Discussions                                                                Presentations and Group Discussions         per year
           Part Time £2775         • Marketing Essentials                                                                         During the course, you will study:                                                                 Part Time £2775
                                   • Management Accounts
           per year                • HRM
                                                                                                                                  • Supply Chain Management                                                                          per year
                                                                                                                                  • Organisational Behaviour
                                   • Business Project
                                                                                                                                  • Customer Behaviour
           Validated By            The course is taught using a balance                                                           • Research Project                                                                                 Validated By
           Pearson                 between practical and theory. We include                                                       • Business Strategy                                                                                Pearson
                                   e-learning, one-to-one support, individual                                                     • Operations Management (Double credit)
                                   learning plans, external visits, events                                                        • Research Project (Double credit)
                                   and speakers.
                                                                                                                                  The course is delivered using a balance
                                                                                                                                  between practical and theory. We include
                                                                                                                                  e-learning, one-to-one support, individual
                                                                                                                                  learning plans, external visits, events
                                                                                                                                  and speakers.

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Business BA (Hons)                                                                                  Computing HNC Level 4
Business

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Computing
                                                        Top-up Level 6

           Full Time                                    Course Overview                                    Entry Qualifications                             Course Overview                                     Each classroom is equipped with computers         Full Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                for each student, along with ILT facilities
                                                        The Business BA (Hons) Top-up will develop         240 credits, with 120 of these being at Level    The key objective of the Pearson Computing          including smart boards. You will have access
           Location                                     your knowledge and understanding of                5. This may be from an HND or equivalent         HNC Level 4 is to equip you with computing          to Moodle, which will provide your individual     Location
           Boston                                       business, and build on what you have studied       Level 5 qualification. You will be expected      skills, knowledge and the understanding             units, including the weekly scheme of work,       Boston
                                                        previously. You will be able to develop            to hold either a Level 5 qualification in        necessary to achieve high performance in            materials of study and assessment plan.
                                                        real world experiences, and in the second          business, or have extensive experience           the global computing environment, as well as        Alongside your theory based studies, you will
           Duration                                     semester of the course, you are encouraged         within the business sector and hold a Level      providing education and training for a range                                                          Duration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                have the opportunity to go on course related
           1 Year                                       to take ownership of your own learning             5 qualification in a different specialist        of careers in computing, including network          trips that may include team building at PGL       1 Year
                                                        through the opportunity to design and              subject area. The original copy of the Level 5   engineering, software engineering, data             or Peter Paine Performance Centre, the British
                                                        manage your own business-related projects.         qualification will need to be seen as part of    analytics, security, intelligent systems and
           Attendance                                                                                                                                                                                           Museum of Computing and EGX Rezzed                Attendance
                                                        The projects will be focused on an area of         the entry criteria. Students from the EU need    applications development.                           Games event in London.
           12 hours a week,                             interest of you or your employer.                  to have the basic requirement of IELTS Level                                                                                                           2 days a week,
                                                                                                                                                            The course will also allow you to develop
           plus 140 hours of                            The course focuses on preparing you for
                                                                                                           6.0 or be able to evidence the equivalent, for
                                                                                                                                                            the skills necessary to fault find and problem
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Entry Qualifications                              plus 60 hours
           independent                                                                                     undergraduate degree level.                                                                                                                            independent study
                                                        the world of work. The modules within the                                                           solve in a timely, professional manner,             MMP profile on a Computing Level 3 course
           learning                                     programme will require a critical exploration of   For students outside the EU, academic            reflecting on your work and contributing to the     or a related subject, or an Access to HE          per unit
                                                        international entrepreneurship and enterprise,     qualifications are assessed on an individual     development of the process and environment          qualification (minimum 80 new UCAS points).
                                                        enterprise risk management, leadership for         basis by the Admissions Team and the             you operate within.                                 You will also need to have GCSEs in English
           Fees                                         a changing work and organisational culture,        subject area’s Academic Co-ordinator.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above, or
           £5995 per year                               design and development.                            Academic qualifications are equated to           What will I do?                                     Functional Skills Level 2 and/or minimum IELTS    £5550 per year
                                                                                                           UK entry requirements using the UK NARIC         This Level 4 Computing HNC is made up of six        score of 6.
           Validated By                                 What will I do?                                    qualifications database to ensure academic       core units and two specialist units.                                                                  Validated By
                                                                                                           quality. Students must also meet the minimum                                                         Individual cases will be considered, as well
           Bishop Grosseteste                           During the Business BA (Hons) top-up
                                                                                                           English language requirement which is IELTS      Core units for Level 4 include:                     as relevant work experience will also be          Pearson
                                                        qualification, you will study five mandatory                                                                                                            taken in to consideration if you fall outside
           University                                   modules, and they will be taught through
                                                                                                           6.0, or be able to evidence the equivalent,
                                                                                                                                                            • Programming                                       any of the above entry qualifications. If
           This qualification is awarded by Bishop                                                         for undergraduate degree level.
           Grosseteste University and delivered by      lectures, seminars and 1-1 tutorials.                                                               • Networking                                        you are concerned about the above entry
           Boston College.
                                                                                                           How will I be assessed?                          • Professional Practice                             requirements alternative courses available
                                                        • International Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                                                            • Database Design and Development                   are the Access to HE.
                                                        • Organisational Psychology and Sociology          • Written Assignments                            • Security
                                                        • Business Strategy and Risk Management
                                                        • Leadership for a Changing World
                                                                                                           • Presentations                                  • Managing a Successful Computing Project           How will I be assessed?
                                                                                                           • Projects
                                                        • Developing Mastery                                                                               Specialist units could include:                     The assessment of Pearson BTEC Higher
                                                          (Project Based Learning)                                                                                                                              National qualifications is criterion-referenced
                                                                                                                                                            • Software Development Lifecycles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                and you will provide evidence in the form of
                                                        You will be expected to undertake 240 hours                                                         • Website Design and Development
                                                                                                                                                                                                                assignments which are assessed against
                                                        within a placement throughout the duration
                                                                                                                                                            The course is delivered using a balance             the unit learning outcomes and
                                                        of the course. The placement hours support
                                                                                                                                                            between practical and theory. We include            assessment criteria.
                                                        the project based learning module. You
                                                        can use your own place of employment,                                                               e-learning, one-to-one support, events and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Written Assignments
                                                        or the College can support you to find a                                                            speakers. You will have access to a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Practical
                                                        suitable placement.                                                                                 well-equipped hardware and networking lab.
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Computing HND Level 5                                                                                  Professional Studies
Computing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Early Years
                                                                                                                                                                (Early Childhood) FdA
            Full Time                                    Course Overview                                      Entry Qualifications                              Course Overview                                      Within the second year (Level 5)                   Full Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     you will study:
                                                         The Pearson BTEC Computing HND Level 5               Computing HNC Level 4.                            This Professional Studies (Early Childhood)
            Location                                     builds on the knowledge learnt at HNC, by                                                              Foundation Degree is intended for adults             • Supporting Learning in the Early Years           Location
            Boston                                       providing greater breadth and specialisation.        How will I be assessed?                           working, volunteering or leading practice            • Inclusion                                        Boston
                                                         The structure of the programme provides                                                                within a range of early years settings. The          • Rights of the Child
                                                                                                              The assessment of Pearson BTEC Higher                                                                  • Practitioner Research
                                                         an innovative and creative curriculum that                                                             work-based degree is a combination of
            Duration                                     will prepare you for employment in the IT
                                                                                                              National qualifications is criterion-referenced
                                                                                                                                                                practice-based learning and college-based                                                               Duration
                                                                                                              and you will provide evidence in the form                                                              You must have a minimum of 12 hours
            2 Years                                      sector. A key advantage of the course is that        of assignments, which are assessed against        sessions, which run once a week, so that             per week in a setting - accumulating to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2 Years
                                                         it allows flexible progression onto a Degree in      the unit learning outcomes and                    you are able to continue in employment               360 hours per year of study in a relevant role,
                                                         Computing or employment.                                                                               throughout the course. The degree is designed
            Attendance                                                                                        assessment criteria.                                                                                   either as an employee or a volunteer. Tutors       Attendance
                                                                                                                                                                to improve and develop your personal and             employ a range of teaching strategies that
            2 days a week, plus                          What will I do?                                      • Written Assignments                             professional communication skills, allows                                                               1 day a week, plus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     include interactive lectures, seminars, and
            independent study                            To achieve the Computing HND you will be
                                                                                                                                                                you to professionalise your approach and             tutorials. Moodle is used extensively to share     12 hours in practice,
                                                                                                                                                                further your personal growth. The course and         module materials and directed reading to           plus independent
                                                         required to study eight units, which includes
                                                                                                                                                                pathway for early childhood is suitable for
            Fees                                         one mandatory and seven specialist units.
                                                                                                                                                                those working and supporting children in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     support assessments.                               study
            £5550 per year                               Mandatory units include:                                                                               early years settings. You can progress from this     Entry Qualifications
                                                         • Computing Research Project
                                                                                                                                                                pathway to Honours degree level.                                                                        Fees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Level 3 qualification in a suitable area. If you
            Validated By                                 • Business Intelligence                                                                                What will I do?                                      do not hold a Level 3 qualification, but can       £5950 per year
            Pearson                                      You will also study five optional units at Level 5                                                                                                          evidence significant experience this may
                                                                                                                                                                You will study at our dedicated University
                                                         that will be selected for you. Using a balance                                                         Centre. In your first year, you will examine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     also be accepted. Typically, a minimum of          Validated By
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     one years’ experience in practice with a
                                                         between practical and theory. We include                                                               principles of learning as an introduction                                                               Bishop Grosseteste
                                                         e-learning, one-to-one support, events                                                                                                                      minimum of two days a week (minimum of
                                                                                                                                                                to higher education and investigate the              12 hours per week accumulating to 360 hours        University
                                                         and speakers.                                                                                          complex relationship between guidance,                                                                  This qualification is awarded by Bishop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     per year of study) in a relevant role, either as   Grosseteste University and delivered by
                                                                                                                                                                practice and meeting individual needs.               an employee or a volunteer is also required.       Boston College.
                                                                                                                                                                You will explore your role within your               Written support from the head teacher/
                                                                                                                                                                chosen sector to support your professional           workplace manager in which the applicant
                                                                                                                                                                formation and modules covering                       works or volunteers is required. All applicants
                                                                                                                                                                inter-agency working, children’s development         will have an interview whereby experience
                                                                                                                                                                and social interactions that will support your       and qualifications can be explored.
                                                                                                                                                                practice knowledge.
                                                                                                                                                                Within the first year (Level 4) you will study:      How will I be assessed?
                                                                                                                                                                • Tools for Learning                                 A range of assessments are included in the
                                                                                                                                                                • The Individual in Society                          programme such as:
                                                                                                                                                                • Philosophies Policy and Provision                  • Assignments
                                                                                                                                                                • Collaborative Practice                             • Portfolios
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Case Studies
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Oral Assessments including Group
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Engineering HNC Level 4                                                                         Engineering HND Level 5
Engineering

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Engineering
              Full Time                                    Course Overview                                  Entry Qualifications                           Course Overview                                    Entry Qualifications                          Full Time
                                                           The Pearson BTEC Engineering HNC Level 4         MMP profile on an Engineering BTEC Level       The aim of the Pearson BTEC Engineering            Successful completion of Engineering
              Location                                     (General Engineering) provides a specialist      3 course or a related subject, or an A level   HND Level 5 is to develop students so that         HNC Level 4.                                  Location
              Boston                                       programme of study that covers the technical     equivalent, or an Access to HE qualification   they have the skills and knowledge needed                                                        Boston
                                                           knowledge, understanding and practical skills    (minimum 80 new UCAS points). You will also    to work within this sector and enhance their       How will I be assessed?
                                                           relevant to careers in the Engineering sector.   need a Level 2 qualification or above in       employment opportunities. The HND aims to
              Duration                                     This course will prepare you for employment      English and Maths (e.g. GCSE or Functional     equip students with the essential qualities of
                                                                                                                                                                                                              The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National   Duration
                                                                                                                                                                                                              qualifications are criterion-referenced
              1 Year                                       in the Engineering sector.                       Skills) and/or minimum IELTS score 6.          an engineer- for example working effectively       and you will provide evidence in the form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2 Years
                                                                                                                                                           as a team, solving problems, and having an         of assignments, which are assessed against
                                                           What will I do?                                  Individual cases will be considered if you
                                                                                                                                                           awareness of costs and sustainability.
              Attendance                                                                                    fall outside any of these categories.                                                             the unit learning outcomes and                Attendance
              2 days a week, plus                          The Engineering HNC course is made up                                                                                                              assessment criteria.                          2 days a week, plus
                                                                                                                                                           What will I do?
                                                           of eight units: four mandatory and four          How will I be assessed?
              independent study                            optional units.                                                                                 The course is made up from mandatory
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Coursework                                  independent study
                                                                                                            The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National                                                       • Practical Examination -
                                                                                                                                                           and optional units including:
                                                           The four mandatory units include:                qualifications are criterion-referenced and                                                         Presentations and Group Discussions
              Fees                                                                                          you will provide evidence in the form of       • Research Project
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fees
              £5550 per year                               • Engineering Design                             assignments, which are assessed against        • Professional Engineering Management                                                            £5550 per year
                                                           • Engineering Maths                              the unit learning outcomes and                 • Further Mathematics
                                                           • Engineering Science                            assessment criteria.                           • Lean Manufacturing
              Validated By                                 • Core Managing a Professional                                                                                                                                                                  Validated By
                                                                                                                                                           • Sustainability
              Pearson                                        Engineering Project (Pearson-set)              • Coursework
                                                                                                                                                           • Advanced Mechanical Principles                                                                 Pearson
                                                                                                            • Practical Examination -
                                                           The four optional units could include:             Presentations and Group Discussions          The course is taught between practical and
                                                           • Materials, Properties and Testing                                                             theory sessions, including e-learning, one-
                                                           • Engineering Management                                                                        to-one support, individual learning plans,
                                                           • Maintenance Engineering                                                                       external visits, events and speakers. The
                                                           • Mechanical Principles                                                                         course will be taught in the new purpose
                                                                                                                                                           built engineering centre.
                                                           The course is taught using a balance
                                                           between practical and theory, including
                                                           e-learning, one-to-one support, individual
                                                           learning plans, external visits, events
                                                           and speakers.

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Healthcare Practice HNC Level 4                                                                       Healthcare Practice HND Level 5
Health and Social Care

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Health and Social Care
                         Full Time                                    Course Overview                                     Entry Qualifications                              Course Overview                                    Entry Qualifications                          Full Time
                                                                      The Pearson BTEC Healthcare Practice HNC            MMP profile (minimum 80 new UCAS points)          The Pearson BTEC Healthcare Practice HND           Successful completion of HNC Level 4.
                         Location                                     Level 4 provides a specialist programme of          other related level qualifications such as an     Level 5 consists of the HNC Level 4 plus                                                         Location
                         Spalding                                     study that covers the technical knowledge,          Access to Higher Education diploma are            an additional 120 credits at Level 5               How will I be assessed?                       Spalding
                                                                      understanding and practical skills relevant to      also accepted. You will also need a GCSE          delivered via one of the four corresponding        The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National
                                                                      careers in the health and social care sector.       grade 4 (C) or above in English and Maths, or     specialist pathways.
                         Duration                                     This is a work-related qualification for students   Functional Skills equivalent, and/or minimum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               qualifications are criterion-referenced and   Duration
                                                                                                                                                                            The specialist pathways are:                       you will provide evidence in the form of
                         1 Year                                       taking their first steps into employment, or for    IELTS score 6.                                                                                       assignments, which are assessed against
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2 Years
                                                                      those already in employment and seeking                                                               • Public Health                                    the unit learning outcomes and
                                                                                                                          Individual cases will be considered if you fall
                         Attendance                                   career development opportunities.                                                                     • Health Care Management                           assessment criteria.                          Attendance
                                                                                                                          outside any of these categories.
                                                                                                                                                                            • Health Care Practitioner
                         2 days a week, plus                          What will I do?                                                                                       • Nursing                                          • Written Assignments                         2 days a week, plus
                                                                                                                          How will I be assessed?
                         independent study,                           The course is made up of four core units and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             independent study
                         and work placement                           three specialist units.
                                                                                                                          The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National       What will I do?
                                                                                                                          qualifications are criterion-referenced and
                                                                      Core units:                                         you will provide evidence in the form of
                                                                                                                                                                            A mixture of core and mandatory units                                                            Fees
                         Fees                                                                                                                                               depending on the pathway undertaken.                                                             £5550 per year
                                                                                                                          assignments, which are assessed against
                                                                      • Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health
                         £5550 per year                                 and Social Care
                                                                                                                          the unit learning outcomes and                    Core units consist of:
                                                                                                                          assessment criteria.                                                                                                                               Validated By
                                                                      • Demonstrating Professional Principles and                                                          • Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health
                         Validated By                                    Values in Health and Social Care Practice                                                            and Social Care                                                                                Pearson
                         Pearson                                      • Supporting the Individual Journey Through                                                          • Professional Principles and Values
                                                                        Integrated Health and Social Care                                                                   • Supporting the Individual Journey Through
                                                                      • Fundamentals of Evidence Based Practice                                                              Integrated Health and Social Care
                                                                                                                                                                            • Fundamentals of Evidence Based Practice
                                                                      Specialist Units:
                                                                      • Effective Reporting and Record Keeping in
                                                                         Health and Social Care Services
                                                                      • Supporting Dementia Care
                                                                      • Addressing Health Inequalities

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Music HNC Level 4                                                                                   Music HND Level 5
Music

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Music
        Full Time                                    Course Overview                                     Entry Qualifications                            Course Overview                                        Entry Qualifications                            Full Time
                                                     The Pearson BTEC Music HNC Level 4 is               MMP profile on the RSL Level 3 course           The Pearson BTEC Music HND Level 5 is                  MMP profile on the RSL Level 3 course
        Location                                     designed for those who wish to gain a music         or a related subject, or an Access to HE        a two year programme with the first year               or a related subject, or an Access to HE        Location
        Boston                                       qualification to further their career aspirations   qualification (minimum 80 new UCAS points).     containing the same modules as the HNC.                qualification (minimum 80 new UCAS points).     Boston
                                                     in the creative industries, or prepare them for     You will also need a Level 2 qualification or   The second year provides greater breadth               You will also need a Level 2 qualification or
                                                     further training or higher education. This is a     above in English and Maths (e.g. GCSE           and specialisation.                                    above in English and Maths (e.g. GCSE or
        Duration                                     vocational qualification designed to develop        or Functional Skills) and/or minimum IELTS                                                             Functional Skills) and/or minimum IELTS         Duration
        1 Year                                                                                                                                           This course is designed for those who wish                                                             2 Years
                                                     theoretical knowledge and apply it into a           score 6.                                                                                               score 6.
                                                                                                                                                         to gain a music qualification to further their
                                                     practical setting to progress into one of the
                                                                                                         Individual cases will be considered and         career aspirations in the creative industries,         Individual cases will be considered and
        Attendance                                   fastest growing sectors in the UK.                                                                                                                                                                         Attendance
                                                                                                         please note relevant work experience will       or prepare them for further training or                please note relevant work experience will
        2 days a week, plus                          What will I do?                                     also be taken into consideration if you fall    higher education.                                      also be taken in to consideration if you fall   2 days a week, plus
                                                                                                         outside of any of these categories.                                                                    outside of any of these categories. The HND
        18 hours a week                              You will attend Boston College’s Sam                                                                This is a vocational qualification that will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                can also be studied as a one year top-up if
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                independent study
        independent study                            Newsom Centre. During the course you                How will I be assessed?                         develop your theoretical knowledge and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                you already hold a relevant HNC.
                                                                                                                                                         apply it into a practical setting to progress into
                                                     will study a range of units including:
                                                                                                         The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fees
                                                                                                                                                         one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK.          How will I be assessed?
        Fees                                         • The Music Industry (Core)                         qualifications are criterion-referenced and                                                                                                            £5550 per year
        £5550 per year                               • Marketing and Promotion for Musicians            you will provide evidence in the form of        What will I do?                                        The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National
                                                       (Core)                                            assignments which are assessed against                                                                 qualifications are criterion-referenced and     Validated By
                                                                                                                                                         You will attend Boston College’s Sam
                                                     • Professional Development                          the unit learning outcomes and                                                                         you will provide evidence in the form of
        Validated By                                                                                     assessment criteria.
                                                                                                                                                         Newsom Centre. During the course you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                assignments, which are assessed against         Pearson
                                                     • Song Writing                                                                                      will study a range of units including:
        Pearson                                      • Music Copyright                                                                                                                                          the unit learning outcomes and
                                                                                                         • Coursework Assignments
                                                     • Sound Engineering Fundamentals                                                                    • Creative Research Project                            assessment criteria.
                                                                                                         • Practical Examination – Presentations,
                                                     • Recording Technology                                                                              • Music and Brands
                                                                                                           Practical Individual and Group Work                                                                  • Coursework Assignments
                                                     • Arranging and Mixing                                                                              • Artist Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Practical Examination – Presentations,
                                                                                                                                                         • Getting the Right Deals
                                                     Varied teaching strategies and learning                                                                                                                       Practical Individual and Group Work
                                                                                                                                                         • A range of Other Vocational Units to
                                                     environments are used which include                                                                   be confirmed
                                                     classrooms, rehearsal rooms, recording
                                                     studios, a large recital hall, production                                                           You will study a range of units covering
                                                     studios, DJ technology rooms and an IT suite.                                                       performance, production and the music
                                                     The College also has links with a variety of                                                        business during the course, as well as setting
                                                     local music venues. During the course, you                                                          up your own creative business.
                                                     will be required to set up and organise a
                                                                                                                                                         Varied teaching strategies and learning
                                                     creative business.
                                                                                                                                                         environments are used which include
                                                                                                                                                         classrooms, rehearsal rooms, recording
                                                                                                                                                         studios, a large recital hall, production
                                                                                                                                                         studios, DJ technology rooms and an IT suite.
                                                                                                                                                         The College also has links with a variety
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Performing Arts HNC Level 4                                                                      Performing Arts HND Level 5
Performing Arts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Performing Arts
                  Full Time                                    Course Overview                                  Entry Qualifications                            Course Overview                                      You will study a range of units covering        Full Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     movement, drama, creative business and
                                                               The Pearson BTEC Performing Arts HNC             MMP profile on the BTEC Level 3 course          The Pearson BTEC Performing Arts HND Level           vocal technique, as well as setting up your
                  Location                                     Level 4 is for those who wish to gain a          or a related subject, or an Access to HE        5 is a two year programme with the first year        own creative business. Varied teaching          Location
                  Boston                                       performing arts qualification to further their   qualification (minimum 80 new UCAS points).     containing the same modules as the HNC               strategies and learning environments are        Boston
                                                               career aspirations in the creative industries,   You will also need a Level 2 qualification or   whilst the second year provides greater              used which include classrooms, portable
                                                               or prepare them for further training or          above in English and Maths (e.g. GCSE           breadth and specialisation. The course               theatre setups, dance studios and recording
                  Duration                                     higher education.                                or Functional Skills) and/or minimum IELTS      is designed for those who wish to gain a                                                             Duration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     studio facilities. The College also has links
                  1 Year                                                                                        score 6.                                        performing arts qualification to further their       with a variety of local performing arts         2 Years
                                                               What will I do?                                                                                  career aspirations in the creative industries,       venues and businesses.
                                                                                                                Individual cases will be considered and
                                                                                                                                                                or prepare them for further training or higher
                  Attendance                                   You will attend Boston College’s Sam             please note relevant work experience will                                                                                                            Attendance
                                                               Newsom Centre. You will study a range of
                                                                                                                                                                education. This is a vocational qualification        Entry Qualifications
                  2 days a week, plus                                                                           also be taken in to consideration if you fall
                                                                                                                                                                that will develop your theoretical knowledge                                                         2 days a week, plus
                                                               units such as:                                   outside of any of these categories.                                                                  MMP profile on the RSL Level 3 course
                  18 hours a week                                                                                                                               and apply it into a practical setting to                                                             independent study
                                                               Two Mandatory Units:                                                                             progress into one of the fastest growing             or a related subject, or an Access to HE
                  independent study                                                                             How will I be assessed?                                                                              qualification (minimum 80 new UCAS points).
                                                                                                                                                                sectors in the UK.
                                                               • The Performing Arts Industry                  The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National                                                          You will also need a Level 2 qualification or   Fees
                  Fees                                           (Pearson-Set core)                             qualifications are criterion-referenced and     What will I do?                                      above in English and Maths (e.g. GCSE           £5550 per year
                                                               • Professional Development (core)                                                                                                                     or Functional Skills) and/or minimum IELTS
                  £5550 per year                                                                                you will provide evidence in the form of
                                                                                                                                                                You will study at Boston College’s Sam
                                                                                                                assignments, which are assessed against                                                              score 6.
                                                               Plus, any six of the following optional units:                                                   Newsom Centre. You will study a range of                                                             Validated By
                                                                                                                the unit learning outcomes and                                                                       Individual cases will be considered and
                  Validated By                                 • Commercial Dance 1                             assessment criteria.
                                                                                                                                                                units such as:                                                                                       Pearson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     please note relevant work experience will
                  Pearson                                      • Jazz Dance 1                                                                                   • Preparation, Process and Production (core)         also be taken into consideration if you fall
                                                               • Contemporary Dance 1                           • Coursework Assignments
                                                                                                                                                                • Site Specific Performance                          outside of any of these categories. The HND
                                                               • Choreography 1                                 • Practical Examination – Presentations,
                                                                                                                                                                • Popular Entertainment                              can also be studied as a one year top-up if
                                                               • Acting 1                                         Practical Individual and Group Work
                                                                                                                                                                • Small Scale Tour                                   you already hold a relevant HNC.
                                                               • Movement for the Actors                                                                        • Work Based Experience
                                                               • Devising Theatre and Performance
                                                                                                                                                                Plus, any three of the following optional units:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     How will I be assessed?
                                                               • Singing 1
                                                               • Ensemble Singing                                                                                                                                    The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National
                                                                                                                                                                • Music Theatre Performance
                                                               • Vocal Repertoire                                                                                                                                    qualifications are criterion-referenced and
                                                                                                                                                                • Acting for Microphone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     you will provide evidence in the form of
                                                               Varied teaching strategies and learning                                                          • Music Performance Skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     assignments, which are assessed against
                                                               environments are used which include                                                              • Jazz Dance Development and Analysis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the unit learning outcomes and
                                                               classrooms, portable theatre setups, dance                                                       • Historical Context in Performing Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     assessment criteria.
                                                               studios and recording studio facilities. The                                                     • Contemporary Dance Technique
                                                               College also has links with a variety of local                                                      and Performance                                   • Coursework Assignments
                                                               performing arts venues and businesses. You                                                                                                            • Practical Examination – Presentations,
                                                               will also be required to set up and organise                                                                                                             Practical Individual and Group Work
                                                               a creative business during the course.

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Art and Design                                                                                     Art and Design
Photography

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photography
                                                           (Photography Pathway) HNC Level 4                                                                  (Photography Pathway) HND Level 5
              Full Time                                    Course Overview                                  making facilities, darkroom, library, art shop,   Course Overview                                     Entry Qualifications                              Full Time
                                                                                                            studio space and computer suites. Alongside
                                                           The purpose of the Pearson Art and Design        your theory based studies, you will also take     The Pearson Art and Design (Photography             Merit or Distinction at Level 3 in a related
              Location                                     (Photography Pathway) HNC Level 4 is to          part in work experience with both local and       Pathway) HND Level 5 is a specialist                subject, or Access to HE qualification, or an     Location
              Boston                                       develop you as a professional, self-reflecting   national companies.                               programme of study that covers the technical        A level equivalent (minimum 80 new UCAS           Boston
                                                           individual able to meet the demands of                                                             knowledge, understanding and practical skills       points) in related subjects. You will also need
                                                           employers in the creative industries and adapt   Entry Qualifications                              relevant to careers in the photography sector.      to have GCSEs in English and Maths at grade
              Duration                                     to a constantly changing world.                                                                    The purpose of the course is to develop you as      4 (C) or above, or Functional Skills Level 2      Duration
              1 Year                                                                                        Merit or Distinction at Level 3 in a related      a professional, self-reflecting individual able     and/or minimum IELTS score of 6.                  2 Years
                                                           What will I do?                                  subject, or Access to HE qualification, or an     to meet the demands of employers in the
                                                                                                            A level equivalent (minimum 80 new UCAS                                                               Individual cases will be considered, as well
                                                                                                                                                              creative industries and adapt to a constantly
              Attendance                                   The course is made up of four core units,        points) in related subjects. You will also need                                                       as relevant work experience will also be          Attendance
                                                                                                                                                              changing world.
              2 days a week,                               and four specialist units. The focus of the      to have GCSEs in English and Maths at grade                                                           taken in to consideration if you fall outside     2 days a week,
                                                           course will be to explore the contemporary       4 (C) or above, or Functional Skills Level 2      What will I do?                                     of any of the above entry qualifications. If
              plus 60 hours                                photographic landscape alongside                                                                                                                       you are concerned about the above entry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    plus 60 hours
                                                                                                            and/or minimum IELTS score of 6.
              independent study                            developing practical knowledge and ability.                                                        The Art and Design (Photography Pathway)            requirements alternative courses available        independent study
              per unit                                                                                       Individual cases will be considered, as well     HND Level 5 is made up of the following             are the Level 3 Diploma in Photography or         per unit
                                                           Standard mandatory units for Level 4 include:    as relevant work experience will also be          mandatory core units:                               Art and Design.
                                                           • Professional Development                       taken in to consideration if you fall outside
              Fees                                         • Contextual Studies                             of any of the above entry qualifications. If      • Professional Development
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  How will I be assessed?                           Fees
                                                                                                                                                              • Contextual Studies
              £5550 per year                               • Individual Project (Pearson set unit)          you are concerned about the above entry                                                                                                                 £5550 per year
                                                                                                            requirements alternative courses available        • Individual Project (Pearson-set)                  The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National
                                                           • Techniques and Processes                                                                         • Techniques and Processes                          qualifications are criterion-referenced and
                                                                                                            are the Level 3 Diploma in Photography or
              Validated By                                 Specialist units for Level 4 include:            Art and Design.                                                                                       you will provide evidence in the form of          Validated By
                                                                                                                                                              Plus two mandatory units from a
              Pearson                                                                                                                                                                                             assignments which are assessed against            Pearson
                                                           • Lighting in Photography                                                                          specialist pathway:
                                                                                                            How will I be assessed?                                                                               the unit learning outcomes and
                                                           • Photographic Practices                                                                           • Lighting for Photography                          assessment criteria.
                                                           • Darkroom Techniques                            The assessment of Pearson BTEC Higher
                                                                                                                                                              • Photographic Practices
                                                           • Communication in Art and Design                National qualifications is criterion-referenced                                                       • Group Work
                                                                                                            and you will provide evidence in the form of      Plus two chosen optional units that can             • Case Studies
                                                           The course is delivered using a balance          written assignments and practical which are       be discussed with your tutor to suit your           • Coursework
                                                           between practical and theory. We include         assessed against the unit learning outcomes       preferred pathway.                                  • Presentations and Work-based Evidence
                                                           e-learning, one-to-one support, events           and assessment criteria.
                                                           and speakers.                                                                                      You will have access to Boston College’s
                                                                                                            • Practical Assessment                            photography facilities including;
                                                           You will have access to Boston College’s         • Academic Assignments                            a photography classroom, two photography
                                                           photography facilities including; a                                                                studios equipped with Bowen’s lighting,
                                                           photography classroom, two photography                                                             Apple Mac computers with industry standard
                                                           studios equipped with Bowen’s lighting,                                                            software, digital SLR cameras, alternative
                                                           Apple Mac computers with industry standard                                                         processes suite, medium format camera,
                                                           software installed, digital SLR cameras,                                                           large format cameras, iPads, film making
                                                           alternative processes suite, medium format                                                         facilities, darkroom, library, art shop, studio
                                                           camera, large format cameras, iPads, film                                                          space and computer suites.
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Sport and Exercise Sciences                                                                         Sport and Exercise Sciences
Sport

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sport
                                                     HNC Level 4                                                                                         HND Level 5

        Full Time                                    Course Overview                                     Entry Qualifications                            Course Overview                                       Entry Qualifications                              Full Time
                                                     The Pearson Sport and Exercise Sciences             MMP profile on the BTEC Level 3 course or a     The Pearson Sport and Exercise Sciences               MMP profile on the BTEC Level 3 course or
        Location                                     HNC Level 4 is designed for students who wish       related subject OR 2Cs and 1D at A level, or    HND Level 5 builds on the knowledge learnt            a related subject OR 2Cs and 1D at A level,       Location
        Boston                                       to gain a sports qualification to further their     an Access to HE qualification (minimum 80       at HNC, by providing greater breadth and              or an Access to HE qualification (minimum 80      Boston
                                                     career aspirations in the sports and leisure        new UCAS points). You will also need a Level    specialisation. The course is designed                new UCAS points). You will also need a Level
                                                     industries, or prepare them for further training    2 qualification or above in English and Maths   for students who wish to gain a sports                2 qualification or above in English and Maths
        Duration                                     or higher education. This is a vocational           (e.g. GCSE or Functional Skills).               qualification to further their career aspirations     (e.g. GCSE or Functional Skills).                 Duration
        1 Year                                       qualification designed to develop theoretical                                                       in the sports and leisure industries, or prepare                                                        2 Years
                                                                                                         Individual cases will be considered and                                                               Individual cases will be considered and
                                                     knowledge and apply it into a practical setting                                                     them for further training or Higher Education.
                                                                                                         please note relevant work experience will                                                             please note relevant work experience will be
                                                     to progress into this rapidly increasing industry                                                   This is a vocational qualification designed to
        Attendance                                                                                       also be taken in to consideration if you fall                                                         taken into consideration if you fall outside of   Attendance
                                                     of sport and exercise science.                                                                      develop theoretical knowledge and apply
        2 days a week, plus                                                                              outside of any of these categories.
                                                                                                                                                         it into a practical setting to progress into
                                                                                                                                                                                                               any of these categories.                          2 days a week, plus
        independent study                            What will I do?                                     How will I be assessed?                         this rapidly increasing industry of sport and         How will I be assessed?                           independent study
                                                                                                                                                         exercise science.
                                                     You will attend Boston College’s Peter Paine
                                                                                                         The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National                                                           The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National
        Fees                                         Performance Centre. During the Sport and
                                                                                                         qualifications are criterion-referenced and     What will I do?                                       qualifications are criterion-referenced and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fees
        £5550 per year                               Exercise Sciences HNC, you will study a range                                                                                                                                                               £5550 per year
                                                                                                         you will provide evidence in the form of                                                              you will provide evidence in the form of
                                                     of units including:                                                                                 You will attend Boston College’s Peter Paine
                                                                                                         assignments, which are assessed against                                                               assignments, which are assessed against
                                                                                                                                                         Performance Centre. During the Sport and
        Validated By                                 • Anatomy and Physiology                            the unit learning outcomes and                                                                        the unit learning outcomes and                    Validated By
                                                                                                                                                         Exercise Sciences HND, you will study a range
                                                     • Fundamentals of Sport and                        assessment criteria.                                                                                  assessment criteria.
        Pearson                                         Exercise Psychology
                                                                                                                                                         of units including:                                                                                     Pearson
                                                                                                         • Coursework Assignments                                                                              • Coursework Assignments
                                                     • Professional Skills                                                                               • Research Project
                                                                                                         • Presentations                                                                                       • Presentations
                                                     • Nutrition                                                                                         • Advanced Coaching
                                                                                                         • Practical Individual and Group Work                                                                 • Practical Individual and Group Work
                                                     • Training and Fitness Testing                                                                      • Exercise Physiology
                                                     • Community Coaching                                                                                • Psychology for Performance
                                                     • Sports Massage                                                                                    • Work Experience
                                                     • Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health                                                           • Strength and Conditioning for Coaching
                                                                                                                                                         • Leadership and Management
                                                     Varied teaching strategies and learning
                                                     environments are used which include                                                                 Varied teaching strategies and learning
                                                     classrooms, human performance laboratory,                                                           environments are used which include
                                                     sports field and sports hall. The College also                                                      classrooms, human physiology and science
                                                     has links with a variety of local                                                                   laboratories, and sports field and sports hall.
                                                     sporting organisations.                                                                             The College also has links with a variety of
                                                                                                                                                         local sporting organisations.

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