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                          Continuing and
                          Professional Education
                          Addysg Barhaus
                          a Phroffesiynol

                          Part-time courses
                         for adults
                           2021-22

                           www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn tel: 029 2087 0000
                            Mae'r prosbectws hwn ar gael yn Gymraeg, cysylltwch â ni am gopi
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                                                                  Pathways to
        Welcome                                                   a Degree
         It gives me pleasure to welcome you
         to Cardiff University’s programme of
         part-time
         courses for
         adult learners.
         We offer a wide
         range of
         subjects to
         study at a
         variety of
         different levels.
         We also provide
         Pathways to a
         Degree which is a part time route to
         undergraduate study at Cardiff
         University. So whether you’re studying
         with us for personal development, to
         enhance your career prospects, or to
         increase your knowledge you can
         expect to be stimulated and
         challenged and, on most courses,
         earn credits toward a qualification
         from Cardiff University.

         Best wishes,
         Dr Zbig Sobiesierski
         Director, Continuing and
         Professional Education
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      Qualifications                                              Contents
                                                                  Reasons to study with us                    22
      Prove your potential by gaining
      qualifications, enhance your studies,
      improve your CV and realise your personal
      ambitions.
                                                                  Business and Management                     23

      What qualifications can you                                 Computer Studies                             6
                                                                                                              25
      gain with us?
                                                                  Humanities                                  9
          Certificate of Continuing Education                     Creative Writing, Literature, Media,       36
      With 60 credits at Level 4 or Level 5 within                Philosophy, Historical Studies and Music
      one subject area

                                                                  Modern Languages                            2
                                                                                                              28
          Certificate of Higher Education
                                                                  Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek,
      With 120 credits at Level 4 or Level 5                      Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese,
                                                                                                             36
                                                                  Russian, Spanish and Interpreting
          Diploma of Higher Education
      With 120 credits at Level 5 completed in pre-               Politics and International
      defined 60 credit study blocks. Subjects
                                                                                                              46
                                                                                                             69
                                                                  Relations/Law
      currently available: Computing, French,
      German, Italian and Spanish.
                                                                  Science and Environment                     50
                                                                                                              2
         International language qualifications
      such as DELF-DALF, the DELE, Goethe
      Zertifikat, CILS, JLPT and HSK
                                                                  Pathway to Healthcare                       54
                                                                                                              2

                                                                  Social Studies                              58
                                                                                                              2

                                                                  Community Learning                          62
                                                                                                              2

                                                                  How to Enrol                                64
                                                                                                              26

                                                                  Contact details and map                     66
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                                                                                                 Libraries and facilities

                  Reasons to                                                                   When you enrol on a course, you
                                                                                               become a Cardiff University student for
                                                                                               the duration of your study. This gives

                  study with us                                                                you access to a wealth of resources:
                                                                                               ◗ Libraries – you can use most of the
                                                                                                 University’s libraries. You will have
                                                                                                 access to books, newspapers,
                                                                                                 magazines, journals, CDs, DVDs
                                                                                                 and an online library search. You
                                                                                                 can borrow up to ten items at a
                     Our fascinating subjects will challenge and inspire you.                    time. You can also book a study
                     Here is a flavour of what you will enjoy when you study                     space.
                                                                                               ◗ Computer Accounts – A computer
                     with Continuing and Professional Education.                                 account will automatically be
                                                                                                 created you when you enrol. Your
                                                                                                 log-in details will be sent to the
                                                                                                 email you provide when you enrol.
                                                                                                 This will give you access to a range
               Open, relaxed and                                                                 of applications and software.
               inclusive learning                                                              ◗ Language Laboratory – we have an
                                                                                                 interactive digital language
                                                                                                 laboratory, which we use extensively
            We encourage and welcome everyone                                                    to enhance your speaking, listening
            to study with us. Many of our courses                                                and interpreting skills.
            have no entry requirements – all you                                               ◗ Computer suite – this is a dedicated
            need is an interest in the subject and                                               teaching room for computer
            a willingness to explore it in the                                                   programming and web development
            company of others. Expect stimulating                                                courses.
            discussions and a strong sense of
            community.

                                                                                                 Student rates and
                                                                                                 discounts
               Flexible and
               accessible study                                                                ◗ Full use of the University’s sports
                                                                                                 facilities and a reduced rate
            We schedule courses in the daytime,                                                ◗ Student Union membership:
            evening, weekends and online to make                                               30 credits or above = full membership
            it as easy as possible for you to          assessments you will earn credits
                                                       towards qualifications. These credits   Below 30 credits = associated
            attend.
                                                       are a national scheme, which means      membership
            We are based in the centre of Cardiff      they are recognised by most             ◗ Discounts with a large range of
            with good transport links.                 universities, particularly useful for     companies upon purchase of an
            We are happy to discuss specific           those wishing to study a degree.          NUS card.
            access requirements you may have.
            Please contact our Disability Advisor if
            you have concerns about accessing                                                    Cardiff University staff
            the building or need aids to learning.       Extra study support                     and student discount
            Contact learn@cardiff.ac.uk

                                                       Your tutor will support and encourage   Staff and full-time students at Cardiff
                                                       you as you study. We also have online   University are eligible for a discount on
               Gain university credits                 resources to help you plan and write    our part-time courses and pay the
               and qualifications                      your assessments:                       concessionary fee.
                                                       ◗ The Learning Guide
            Our Pathways to a Degree provide a         ◗ The Student Handbook
            part-time route to degree study at         These resources are found on our
            Cardiff University (see inside cover).     website.
            When you successfully complete your

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                                                                                                       Managing Finance I

                                                                                                                                                    Business and Management
                                                                                                       Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)

               Business and                                                                         ◗ Dr Petros Makris
                                                                                                       Managers and employers at all levels
                                                                                                       need to be competent at a level of

               Management                                                                              financial management. This course is
                                                                                                       designed to help students understand the
                                                                                                       financial aspects required to run a
                                                                                                       business/department. No prior knowledge
                                                                                                       is required. Please pre-enrol.
                                                                                                    ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                      Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                      Starting 7 October 2021
                   Co-ordinating Lecturer: Jan Stephens                                                Continuing and Professional Education,
                                                                                                       21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                   Tel: 029 2087 6248
                                                                                                       10 Credits, Level 4
                   Email: stephensj4@cardiff.ac.uk                                                     BAM21A1361A
                                                                                                    ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                      Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                      Starting 3 February 2022
                                                                                                       Continuing and Professional Education,
                                                                                                       21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                                                                                                       10 Credits, Level 4
                                                                                                       BAM21A1361B

                                                                                                       Managing Finance II
                                                                                                       Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)

                                                                                                    ◗ Dr Petros Makris
                                                                                                      This course provides a further study of
                                                                                                      financial statements, planning and control
                                                                                                      and other financial management
                                                                                                      techniques. Students should have
                                                                                                      completed Managing Finance I, or have a
                                                                                                      prior knowledge of accounting.
                                                                                                    ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                      Mondays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                      Starting 31 January 2022
                                                                                                      Continuing and Professional Education,
                                                                                                      21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                                                                                                      10 Credits, Level 4
                                                                                                      BAM21A2861A

           Essential Management                         Essential Leadership
           Skills                                       Skills                                         Project Management
                                                                                                       Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
           Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)      Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
                                                                                                    ◗ Mark Flagg
        ◗ Jemma Cox                                  ◗ Jemma Cox                                      This course provides a good introduction to
          This comprehensive course is highly          This course is highly interactive, and         those skills needed for successful project
          interactive, and provides excellent          provides excellent coverage of the             management. This is an area of study and
          coverage of the essential knowledge,         essential knowledge, skills and                application which is increasingly popular
          skills and techniques for success as a       techniques needed for success as a             and is useful in all aspects of employment
          manager. The course is designed for          leader in any field. This course is taught     and life management. This course is
          students looking to become managers          through a mix of online learning and           extremely popular, please pre-enrol.
          or supervisors but with no formal            classroom-based learning. The course         ◗ 10 weekly meetings
          management training. This course             combines theoretical knowledge and             Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
          combines theoretical knowledge and           concepts on Leadership Styles with             Starting 7 October 2021
          practical Management Skills.                 practical Leadership Skills.                   Continuing and Professional Education,
        ◗ 5 fortnightly meetings                     ◗ 5 fortnightly meetings                         21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
          Mondays from 19:00 to 21:00                  Mondays from 19:00 to 21:00                    10 Credits, Level 4
          Starting 4 October 2021                      Starting 31 January 2022                       BAM21A5264A
           Continuing and Professional Education,                                                   ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                        Continuing and Professional Education,
           21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff                                                          Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                        21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                                                                                                      Starting 3 February 2022
           plus 10 online hours                         plus 10 online hours                          Continuing and Professional Education,
           10 Credits, Level 4                          Starting 31 January 2022                      21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
           BAM21A4924A                                  10 Credits, Level 4                           10 Credits, Level 4
                                                        BAM21A5176A                                   BAM21A5264B

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  Business and Management

                                                                                                   Pathway to
                                             Pathways to a Degree in                               Business
                                                                                                   Management,
                                                                                                   Marketing and
                              Business Management,                                                 Accounting courses
                              Marketing and                                                           Society and
                                                                                                      Economy
                              Accounting                                                              Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £376.00)

                                                                                                   ◗ Dr Jo Smedley
                                Co-ordinating Lecturer:         Pathways Coordinator:                This module explores the relationships
                                Jan Stephens                    Dr Sara Jones                        between society and the economy and
                                                                Tel: 029 2087 5268                   provides theoretical insights into the ways
                                Tel: 029 2087 6248
                                                                                                     in which society can shape the economic
                                Email:                          Email:                               practices of business organisations.
                                stephensj4@cardiff.ac.uk        pathways@cardiff.ac.uk               Students will develop strategic,
                                                                                                     communication and entrepreneurial skills
                                                                                                     which are transferable to small-group
                             www.cardiff.ac.uk/part-time-courses-for-adults/pathways-to-a-degree     community goals to improve local socio-
                                                                                                     economic contexts.
                                                                                                   ◗ 12 weekly meetings
                                                                                                     Wednesdays from 18:30 to 21:00
                                                                                                     plus 2 Saturday day schools
                                                                                                     Starting 22 September 2021
                                                                                                      Continuing and Professional Education,
                                                                                                      21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                                                                                                      20 credits, Level 4
                                                                                                      BAM21A5393A

                                                                                                      Management: Theory
                                                                                                      and Evidence

                                                                                                      Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £376.00)

                                                                                                   ◗ Dr Jo Smedley
                                                                                                   ◗ Jemma Cox
                                                                                                     This module equips students with the
                              We offer a pathway which will allow you to study towards these         ability to understand and critically
                              degrees at Cardiff University:                                         evaluate the claims of management
                                                                                                     theorists using quantitative and qualitative
                              ◗ Management                                                           evidence bases. Students will be
                                                                                                     introduced to data interpretation,
                              ◗ Marketing                                                            presentation and analysis methods so
                                                                                                     that they are able to read, understand
                              ◗ Accounting                                                           and critique basic management theory.
                                                                                                   ◗ 12 weekly meetings
                              You need to have a Mathematics GCSE, grade B or 5/6, for your          Wednesdays from 18:30 to 21:00
                              degree application to be considered by Cardiff Business School.        plus 2 Saturday day schools
                                                                                                     Starting 26 January 2022
                                                                                                      Continuing and Professional Education,
                                                                                                      21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                                                                                                      20 Credits, Level 4
                                                                                                      BAM21A5394A

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           People in

                                                                                            Business and Management
           Organisations
           Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £376.00)

        ◗ Jemma Cox
           The course provides students with an
           introduction to the key themes, concepts
           and theories relating to the study of the
           management of people in organisations.
           Particular attention is paid to organisations
           as the nodal points of human interaction
           within the business world, focusing on both
           the social and the psychological aspects of
           these relations. The People in Organisations
           module is a 20 credit module on the
           Pathway to Business Management.
        ◗ 12 weekly meetings
          Wednesdays from 18:30 to 21:00
          plus 2 Saturday day schools
          Starting 20 April 2022
           Continuing and Professional Education,
           21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
           20 credits, Level 4
           BAM21A4920A

            Your chance to study

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                                                                                                             Java III

                 Computer                                                                                    Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)

                                                                                                          ◗ Dr Mike Evans
                                                                                                            Topics covered include the use of

                 Studies                                                                                    sequential and random access files,
                                                                                                            introduction to threads, creation of a
                                                                                                            multithreaded application, introduction to
                                                                                                            networking, creation of client/server
                                                                                                            network applications using both the User
                                                                                                            Datagram Protocol (UDP) and the
                                                                                                            Transmission Control Protocol (TCP),
                                                                                                            Remote Method Invocation (RMI), the
                                                                                                            RMI registry and, finally, the creation of
                                                                                                            an application using RMI. Assessed
                    Co-ordinating Lecturer: Dr Mike Evans                                                   exercises will reinforce the work covered
                                                                                                            in the lectures.
                    Tel: 029 2087 0000
                                                                                                          ◗ 12 weekly meetings
                    Email: evans@cardiff.ac.uk                                                              Wednesdays from 18:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                            plus 1 Saturday day school
                                                                                                            Starting 18 May 2022
                                                                                                             Lecture Room T2.07, Trevithick Building,
                                                                                                             Computer Science Department (entrance
                                                                                                             via the Parade), Cardiff
                                                                                                             20 Credits, Level 5
                                                                                                             COM21A3339A

                                                                                                             PHP1 - PHP Scripting
                                                                                                             for the Web
                                                                                                             Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)

                                                                                                          ◗ Christopher Maggs
                                                                                                            The fundamentals of PHP scripting in a
                                                                                                            web environment to produce dynamic web
                                                                                                            pages. Topics include conditional logic,
                                                                                                            form validation, file handling and
                                                                                                            manipulation of external data sources
                                                                                                            (XML). This course assumes knowledge of
                                                                                                            the topics covered in Web Development
                                                                                                            with HTML and CSS, or prior
                                                                                                            understanding of HTML, and feeds directly
               Java I                                          Java II                                      into PHP2 - Using MySQLwith PHP for
                                                                                                            the Web.
               Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)         Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)    ◗ 12 weekly meetings
                                                                                                            Thursdays from 18:00 to 21:00
            ◗ Dr Mike Evans                                 ◗ Dr Mike Evans                                 plus 1 Saturday day school
              An introduction to JAVA programming.            Builds on the concepts learnt in Java I.      Starting 23 September 2021
              Topics covered include an introduction to       Topics covered include exception               Continuing and Professional Education,
              classes and objects, arithmetic operators,      handlers using try, catch and finally          21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
              use of methods of the Math class,               blocks, introduction to inheritance,
                                                                                                             20 Credits, Level 5
              comparison operators and use of if              interfaces, abstract and final classes,
                                                                                                             COM21A3599A
              statement, use of while, do and for loops,      introduction to event handling, the
              creation of simple drawing frames,              MouseListener interface and the
              keyboard input and exception handling,          MouseAdapter class, use of the
              use of methods of the String and                FlowLayout, BorderLayout, GridLayout
              Character classes, text file input, pattern     and GridBagLayout layout managers
              matching, accessor and mutator methods,         with the Abstract Windowing Toolkit
              static variables and static methods and,        (AWT) and adding components to the
              finally, arrays. A mix of lectures and          graphical frame. Practical work includes
              practical sessions.                             the creation of applications with a
            ◗ 12 weekly meetings                              graphical user interface (GUI).
              Wednesdays from 18:00 to 21:00                ◗ 12 weekly meetings
              plus 1 Saturday day school                      Wednesdays from 18:00 to 21:00
              Starting 6 October 2021                         plus 1 Saturday day school
               Lecture Room T2.07, Trevithick Building,       Starting 2 February 2022
               Computer Science Department (entrance           Lecture Room T2.07, Trevithick Building,
               via the Parade), Cardiff                        Computer Science Department
               20 Credits, Level 5                             (entrance via the Parade), Cardiff
               COM21A3337A                                     20 Credits, Level 5
                                                               COM21A3338A

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                                                                                                                                                          Computer Studies
           PHP2 - Using mySQL                             C Programming                                     Python Programming
           with PHP for the Web
                                                          Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)           Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)

           Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)     ◗ Dr Mike Evans                                   ◗ Dr Mike Evans
                                                         An introduction to C programming. Topics          An introduction to programming in the
        ◗ Christopher Maggs                              covered include data types, arithmetic            Python scripting language, which is ideal if
          The fundamentals of designing a relational     operators, comparison operators, use of           you already have some knowledge of
          database using MySQL, and the interface        conditional and iterative control                 computer programming. Topics covered
          between the mySQL server and the PHP           statements, formatting of output, use of          include an introduction to Python, creating
          scripting engine. Learn how to design and      functions from the C library, creation of         and executing Python scripts, built-in
          build database tables and use them to          user defined functions, introduction to           object types such as numbers, strings,
          produce dynamic website applications.          pointers, introduction to arrays, accessing       lists and dictionaries, user defined
          This course assumes knowledge of the           arrays using both subscripts and pointers,        functions, files, exception handling, built-
          topics covered in the PHP1 - PHP               use of standard input/output library              in tools and keyed database management.
          scripting for the Web, or an                   functions, use of text files, use of C pre-       A mix of lectures and practical sessions.
          understanding of the basic constructs of       processor directives and manipulation of
                                                         data structures. No previous experience         ◗ 12 weekly meetings
          PHP, and leads onto PHP3 – PHP Web
                                                         of programming required.                          Mondays from 18:00 to 21:00
          Application Development.
                                                                                                           plus 1 Saturday day school
        ◗ 12 weekly meetings                           ◗ 12 weekly meetings
                                                         Tuesdays from 18:00 to 21:00                      Starting 4 October 2021
          Thursdays from 18:00 to 21:00
          plus 1 Saturday day school                     plus 1 Saturday day school                         Lecture Room T2.07, Trevithick Building,
          Starting 20 January 2022                       Starting 5 October 2021                            Computer Science Department (entrance
                                                         Lecture Room T2.07, Trevithick Building,           via the Parade), Cardiff
          Continuing and Professional Education,
                                                         Computer Science Department (entrance              20 Credits, Level 5
          21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                                                         via the Parade), Cardiff                           COM21A5337A
          20 Credits, Level 5
                                                         20 Credits, Level 5
          COM21A3598A                                                                                    ◗ 12 weekly meetings
                                                         COM21A3340A
                                                                                                           Mondays from 18:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                           plus 1 Saturday day school
                                                                                                           Starting 31 January 2022
           PHP3 - PHP Web                                 C++ Programming                                   Lecture Room T2.07, Trevithick Building,
           Application Development                                                                          Computer Science Department (entrance
                                                          Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)           via the Parade), Cardiff
           Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)                                                          20 Credits, Level 5
                                                       ◗ Dr Mike Evans                                      COM21A5337B
                                                         An introduction to C++ programming.
        ◗ Christopher Maggs
                                                         Topics covered include arithmetic operators,
          An introduction to object oriented PHP to      simple input and output, conditional and
          create and maintain web applications. The      iterative control statements, formatting of
          course includes the development of a           output, creation of user defined functions,
          personal web application, and assumes          introduction to pointers, arrays, classes and
          knowledge of the topics covered in PHP1        objects, class variables, constructors and
          and PHP2, or an understanding of using         functions, using classes containing static
          PHP for web development.                       functions and static variables introduction
        ◗ 12 weekly meetings                             to inheritance by creating a derived class
          Thursdays from 18:00 to 21:00                  from a base class, inherited and overridden
          plus 1 Saturday day school                     functions and, finally, accessing text files.
          Starting 21 April 2022                       ◗ 12 weekly meetings
          Continuing and Professional Education,         Tuesdays from 18:00 to 21:00
          21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff              plus 1 Saturday day school
                                                         Starting 1 February 2022
           20 Credits, Level 5                           Lecture Room T2.07, Trevithick Building,
           COM21A5213A                                   Computer Science Department (entrance
                                                         via the Parade), Cardiff
                                                         20 Credits, Level 5
                                                         COM21A2652A

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  Computer Studies

                        Advanced Python                                 Web Development                                Web Development with
                        Programming                                     using HTML and CSS                             Javascript and AJAX
                        Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)         Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)        Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £423.00)

                     ◗ Dr Mike Evans                                 ◗ Huw Davies                                   ◗ Huw Davies
                       Builds on the concepts introduced in            Learn how to build a website using HTML        AJAX enables web pages to be highly
                       Python Programming. Topics covered              (Hyper Text Markup Language), CSS              dynamic. The course teaches the basics of
                       include reading data from a file into an        (Cascading Style Sheets) and jQuery            JavaScript, the DOM, JSON and XML in
                       array, using Python to analyse a MicroSoft      (Javascript). This is a HTML and CSS           order to manipulate data on a web page.
                       spreadsheet, sorting data using multiple        coding course and all coursework will be       Using HTTP, data encoded in JSON or XML
                       keys, introduction to Python classes and        coded by hand without the use of any           can be fetched from the webserver and
                       inheritance, introduction to Graphical User     drag/drop functionality, or tools such as      placed on the existing page. PHP is used as
                       Interfaces (GUIs), systems programming          DreamWeaver and WordPress. Minimal             the vehicle for server-side scripting in this
                       applications using Python scripts and,          jQuery coding will be covered as pre-built     course, so some knowledge of PHP or
                       finally, network programming using both         jQuery components such as sliders,             another server-side scripting language
                       UDP and TCP protocols. A mix of lectures        accordions, drop-down menus and                would be helpful, but not essential. You do
                       and practical sessions.                         slideshows will be used. Course content        need a good knowledge of HTML and the
                                                                       includes adding headers, text, links,          structure of its elements. We will also
                     ◗ 12 weekly meetings
                       Thursdays from 18:00 to 21:00                   images, tables, lists, menus, Google maps,     introduce Node JS, a Javascript runtime
                       plus 1 Saturday day school                      YouTube videos and forms, plus an              environment for the server side.
                       Starting 3rd February 2022                      introduction to Responsive Web Design and    ◗ 11 weekly meetings
                                                                       the principles of SEO (Search Engine           Tuesdays from 18:00 to 21:00
                        Lecture Room T2.07, Trevithick Building,       Optimisation). No prior knowledge of
                        Computer Science Department (entrance                                                         plus 1 Saturday day school
                                                                       HTML, CSS or jQuery is required.               Starting 18 January 2022
                        via the Parade), Cardiff
                                                                     ◗ 11 weekly meetings                              Continuing and Professional Education,
                        20 Credits, Level 5                            Tuesdays from 18:00 to 21:00
                        COM21A5395A                                                                                    21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                                                                       plus 1 Saturday day school
                        12 weekly meetings                             Starting 21 September 2021                      20 credits, Level 4
                        Thursdays from 18:00 to 21:00                                                                  COM21A4572A
                                                                        Continuing and Professional Education,
                        plus 1 Saturday day school                      21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                        Starting 19 May 2022
                                                                        20 credits, Level 4
                        Lecture Room T2.07, Trevithick Building,        COM21A4867A
                        Computer Science Department (entrance
                        via the Parade), Cardiff                     ◗ 11 weekly meetings
                                                                       Tuesdays from 18:00 to 21:00
                        20 Credits, Level 5                            plus 1 Saturday day school
                        COM21A5395B                                    Starting 26 April 2022
                                                                        Continuing and Professional Education,
                                                                        21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                                                                        20 credits, Level 4
                                                                        COM21A4867B

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                                                                                                                   Exploring Creative
                                                                                                                   Writing

               Humanities                                                                                          Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)

                                                                                                                                                              Humanities
                                                                                                                ◗ Mab Jones
                                                                                                                  Are you intrigued by creative writing but
                                                                                                                  not sure how to go about it? Does the
                                                                                                                  blank page intimidate you? This course
                                                                                                                  offers an introduction to the main
                                                                                                                  techniques of writing creatively and will
                                                                                                                  enable you to develop your ideas in a
                                                                                                                  friendly and supportive environment.
                                                                                                                  Various forms of writing will be
                                                                                                                  examined, including fiction and poetry,
                  Co-ordinating Lecturer: Dr Michelle Deininger                                                   and work will be shared and discussed.
                                                                                                                  Beginners and more experienced writers
                  Tel: 029 2087 0000
                                                                                                                  are very welcome!
                  Email: DeiningerMJ@cardiff.ac.uk                                                              ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                                  Thursdays from 10:00 to 12:00
                                                                                                                  Starting 30 September 2021
                                                                                                                  This course will be taught online
                                                                                                                   10 Credits, Level 4
                                                                                                                   CRW21A5444A

                                                                                                                   Creative Writing:
                                                                                                                   Starting to Write

                                                                                                                   Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)

                                                                                                                   Is writing something that feels a little
                                                                                                                   terrifying, like a leap into the
                                                                                                                   unknown? Do you wish you could start
                                                                                                                   writing that novel, memoir, or a
                                                                                                                   something shorter? This course will
                                                                                                                   introduce you to some of the most
                                                                                                                   important skills in a creative writer’s
                                                                                                                   toolbox: imagination, confidence and
                                                                                                                   perseverance. By the end of the
                                                                                                                   course, you will have made the leap
                                                                                                                   and started to write!
                                                                                                                ◗ Rachel Smith
                                                                                                                  10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                                  Mondays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                                  Starting 27 September 2021
                                                                 natural and authentic, as well as extending       This course will be taught online
        General and                                              what feels possible, to them as writers. The
                                                                 class will involve presentation, lively
                                                                                                                   10 Credits, Level 4
                                                                                                                   CRW21A5363A
                                                                 discussion and feedback.
        Introductory                                         ◗   10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                                ◗ Rachel Smith
                                                                                                                  10 weekly meetings
                                                                 Mondays from 10:00 to 12:00
        Writing Courses                                          Starting 27 September 2021
                                                                                                                  Tuesdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                                  Starting 18 January 2022
                                                                 This course will be taught online
                                                                                                                   Continuing and Professional Education,
                                                                 10 Credits, Level 4                               21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
           Creative Writing                                      CRW21A5455A
                                                                                                                   10 Credits, Level 4
           Workshop                                          ◗   10 weekly meetings                                CRW21A5363B
                                                                 Mondays from 10:00 to 12:00
                                                                                                                ◗ Jamie Woods
           Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)               Starting 9 May 2022
                                                                                                                  10 weekly meetings
                                                                 This course will be taught online                Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
        ◗ Briony Goffin                                          10 Credits, Level 4                              Starting 27 January 2022
           This is a warm and lively class, suitable for         CRW21A5456A                                       This course will be taught online
           both new and experienced writers.                                                                       10 Credits, Level 4
           Emphasis is placed on exploration and                                                                   CRW21A5363C
           experimentation, with the idea that each                Learn with us and...
           student learns about their own voice and
           exposes their own creative potential.                       use our highly
           Through sampling various written forms,                  specialised libraries
           from lists to letters, poetry to prose, fiction
           to memoir, students discover what feels

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                  Continuing to Write                       Asynchronous                                   Popular Genres
                  Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)   writing courses
                                                                                                             Novel Writing Workshop
               ◗ Rachel Smith
  Humanities

                 This course is a continuation of              The Sound of Writing                          Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
                 'Starting to Write' and encourages
                 students to further develop the skills
                                                               Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)       Guided by a professional author, this is a
                 they have established in the earlier
                                                                                                             course for anyone who has a book currently
                 course. Students who have not studied                                                       in them that they’d prefer to see sitting in a
                 ‘Starting to Write' who are keen to        ◗ Jannat Ahmed
                                                                                                             bookshop. What are the components that
                 explore their writing skills further are     Tailored for amateur writers, this             make a novel unputdownable? How can you
                 very welcome to join, too.                   asynchronous course is for those who may       ensure that your readers are enthralled?
               ◗ 10 weekly meetings                           already have their own writing goals and       Looking at all genres of contemporary full-
                 Tuesdays from 19:00 to 21:00                 would like regular feedback, prompts, and      length fiction, this course will take you right
                 Starting 26 April 2022                       inspiration to support their learning and      through the novel-writing process, as well as
                 Continuing and Professional Education,       progress. You will be provided with weekly     offering guidance in the all-important art of
                                                              tasks to complete (and share) within a         attracting an agent and/or publisher.
                 21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                                                              small and supportive group.
                 10 Credits, Level 4                                                                       ◗ Dr Katherine Stansfield
                                                            ◗ 10 weekly meetings                             10 weekly meetings
                 CRW21A5464A                                  Starting 27 September 2021                     Wednesdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                              This course will be taught                     Starting 29 September 2021
                                                              online asynchronously                          This course will be taught online
                  Writing without limits                       10 Credits, Level 4                           10 Credits, Level 4
                                                               CRW21A5459A                                   CRW21A4674A
                  Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)                                                  ◗ Lynne Barrett-Lee
                                                                                                             10 weekly meetings
               ◗ Rachel Smith                                                                                Wednesdays from 10:00 to 12:00
                 Designed for anyone who has
                                                               Writing for Wellbeing                         Starting 19 January 2022
                 completed one of our introductory             and Self-Awareness                            Continuing and Professional Education,
                 writing courses, such as Starting to                                                        21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                 Write and Continuing to Write, or for         Online                                        10 Credits, Level 4
                 those who simply want to improve their                                                      CRW21A4674B
                 writing skills further, this course           Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
                 provides the opportunity to learn more
                 about the craft and gain more              ◗ Joanne Meek
                 confidence in writing skills.                 Taught by a qualified counsellor and
               ◗ 10 weekly meetings                            creative writing practitioner, this
                                                                                                             Writing Crime Fiction
                 Tuesdays from 19:00 to 21:00                  asynchronous online course explores how
                 Starting 28 September 2021                    writing can be used as a tool for             Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
                 This course will be taught online             developing personal wellbeing strategies.
                                                               Suitable for all with an interest in the
                  10 Credits, Level 4                                                                      ◗ Dr Katherine Stansfield
                                                               topic, regardless of previous experience.
                  CRW21A5461A                                                                                Are you passionate about crime novels?
                                                            ◗ 10 weekly sessions
                                                                                                             Would you like to try your hand at writing
                                                              Starting 17 January 2022
                                                                                                             crime fiction? This course will introduce you
                                                               This course will be taught                    to the building blocks of crime fiction,
                                                               online asynchronously                         including plotting, character construction,

                           Enrol
                                                               10 Credits, Level 4                           writing convincing dialogue and how to build
                                                               CRW21A5421A                                   tension and create mystery and suspense. It
                                                                                                             will be particularly suitable for writers coming

                           Now!
                                                                                                             to this popular genre for the first time, but it
                                                                                                             will also suit more experienced writers who
                                                                                                             are wishing to learn more about what
                                                                                                             publishers of crime fiction are looking for.
                                                                                                           ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                             Mondays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                             Starting 27 September 2021
                                                                                                             This course will be taught online
                                                                                                             10 Credits, Level 4
                                                                                                             CRW21A5166A
                                                                                                           ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                             Wednesdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                             Starting 27 April 2022
                                                                                                             Continuing and Professional Education,
                                                                                                             21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                                                                                                             10 Credits, Level 4
                                                                                                             CRW21A5166B

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           Further Adventures in
           Writing Crime Fiction

           Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)

                                                                                                                                                            Humanities
        ◗ Dr Katherine Stansfield
          Developed as a continuation of Writing
          Crime Fiction and as a place for more
          experienced writers to hone their craft,
          this course explores strategies for
          structure, the role of twists, the power of
          setting, shaping secondary characters,
          and using narrative time with confidence.
        ◗ 10 weekly meetings
          Mondays from 19:00 to 21:00
          Starting 24 January 2022
           This course will be taught online
           10 Credits, Level 4
           CRW21A5416A

           Magical Realism                                 Writing Historical                                 Adventure Writing
                                                           Fiction
           Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)                                                            Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
                                                           Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
        ◗ Gemma Scammell                                                                                   ◗ Mab Jones
          This course introduces students to Magical    ◗ Dr Katherine Stansfield                            People have always been enthralled by
          Realism as a literary genre, tracing the                                                           adventure, from the earliest epics up to
                                                           How can we render the language of the
          origins of the form through to                                                                     modern day thrillers, sagas, memoirs, and
                                                           past? What’s the difference between
          contemporary fiction. Students will analyse                                                        even sci fi. Discover what makes a gripping
                                                           historical facts and historical fiction? What     tale, explore the many genres of the form,
          a selection of texts from across the globe,      does writing about the past say about the
          including writers such as Latin America's                                                          develop convincing, compelling characters,
                                                           present? This course explores the key             learn the essentials of world building, and
          best-known author and Nobel Laureate,            elements of writing historical fiction,
          Gabriel García Márquez, and Japan’s                                                                adventure into adventure writing!
                                                           balancing historical accuracy with the
          multi-award-winning Haruki Murakami.             demands of crafting fiction.                    ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                             Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
        ◗ 9 weekly meetings                             ◗ 10 weekly meetings                                 Starting 30 September 2021
          Tuesdays from 17:00 to 19:00                    Wednesdays from 19:00 to 21:00
          Starting 5 October 2021                                                                            This course will be taught online
                                                          Starting 19 January 2022
           This course will be taught online                                                                 10 Credits, Level 4
                                                           This course will be taught online                 CRW21A5454A
           10 Credits, Level 4                             10 Credits, Level 4                             ◗ 10 weekly meetings
           LIT21A5448A                                     CRW21A5451A                                       Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                             Starting 28 April 2022
                                                                                                             Continuing and Professional Education,
           Writing Science Fiction                         Nineteenth-Century                                21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
           and Fantasy                                                                                       10 Credits, Level 4
                                                           Literature and Culture                            CRW21A5454B

           Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)         Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)

        ◗ Gemma Scammell                                ◗ Dr Catherine Phelps                                 Young Adult Fiction
          What makes for successful science               The Victorian period was characterised by
          fiction? How do you build a fantasy             great change, from the social to the                Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
          world? This practical writing course            technological. This course will introduce
          explores a range of frameworks and              students to Victorian cultural, social, and      ◗ Gemma Scammell
          concepts that underpin these popular            historical contexts across a range of
          genres, from alterity to the posthuman,                                                             Young Adult (YA) Fiction is one of the most
                                                          literary texts, and will explore a variety of
          and explores ways in which writers can                                                              popular and growing markets within the
                                                          different genres, from the sensation novel
                                                                                                              publishing industry. But what makes a good
          avoid the pitfalls of exposition and            to detective fiction.                               YA novel? This practical creative writing
          infodumps.
                                                        ◗ 10 weekly meetings                                  course examines a range of genres, from
        ◗ 10 weekly meetings                              Thursdays from 17:00 to 19:00                       the darkness of The Hunger Games to the
          Tuesdays from 17:30 to 19:30                    Starting 20 January 2022                            feel good ‘up-lit’ of Kate Mallinder’s
          Starting 25 January 2022                         This course will be taught online                  Summer of No Regrets. Includes Q&A
           This course will be taught online                                                                  sessions with successful writers.
                                                           10 Credits, Level 4
           10 Credits, Level 4                                                                             ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                           LIT21A4790A
           CRW21A5452A                                                                                       Wednesdays from 17:00 to 19:00
                                                                                                             Starting 27 April 2022
                                                                                                              This course will be taught online
                                                                                                              10 Credits, Level 4
                                                                                                              CRW21A5307A

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               People and Places
                  Writing the Domestic
  Humanities

                  Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)

               ◗ Briony Goffin
                 Taking the world of home, family and
                 community as inspiration for writing, this
                 course offers an intimate glimpse into the
                 spaces we live and the spaces we grow;
                 the stories we inherit and the stories we
                 pass down; our rituals and routines;
                 minutiae and milestones; rifts and
                 reunions; the public and the personal.
               ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                 Wednesdays from 10:00 to 12:00
                 Starting 29 September 2021
                  Continuing and Professional Education,
                  21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                  10 Credits, Level 4
                  CRW21A5465A

                  People Watching:                                Sensory Writing                                  Wonders of Nature:
                  Exploring                                                                                        Further Explorations
                  Characterisation                                Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
                                                                                                                   Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
                  Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)      ◗ Mab Jones
                                                                 Taste, touch, smell, sound, sight. These       ◗ Briony Goffin
               ◗ Briony Goffin                                   senses are the very building blocks of           This course uses the medium of creative
                 This course uses people as its inspiration,     our relationship with the world around           writing to explore and depict our
                 from the people we’ve known, the people         us. This course takes a holistic                 relationship with the natural world in a
                 we’ve seen, the people we’ve overheard          approach, using listening exercises,             warm, supportive and stimulating
                 and the people we’ve imagined. Each             objects, and drawing on memories of              environment for writers of all
                 class will explore a different aspect of        taste, for example, to encourage                 experiences. It acts as a sequel to
                 characterisation and will look at how to        participants to engage in the delights of        Wonders of Nature but can easily be
                 grow memoir and fiction from the people         sensory writing.                                 studied as a standalone option.
                 of our lives. Via a variety of writing        ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                                ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                 exercises and suggestions, students will        Thursdays from 13:00 to 15:00                    Wednesdays from 13:00 to 15:00
                 amass a portfolio of original works built       Starting 27 January 2022                         Starting 27 April 2022
                 around luminous, three-dimensional and          This course will be taught online
                 unforgettable characters. The teaching                                                            Continuing and Professional Education,
                                                                  10 Credits, Level 4                              21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                 style will ensure a warm, supportive and
                                                                  CRW21A5463A                                      10 Credits, Level 4
                 stimulating environment for writers of all
                 experiences.                                                                                      CRW21A5420A
               ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                 Mondays from 10:00 to 12:00                      Wonders of Nature
                 Starting 24 January 2022                                                                          Life Writing
                  Continuing and Professional Education,          Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
                  21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff
                                                                                                                   Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
                  10 Credits, Level 4                          ◗ Briony Goffin
                  CRW21A5168A                                    From beaches to backyards, forests to          ◗ Mab Jones
                                                                 flowerbeds, wild weather to wild beasts,
                                                                                                                  Draw on your own history and experience
                                                                 epic sightings to intimate encounters, this
                                                                                                                  to tell the story of your life. Whether you
                                                                 creative writing course will seek to nurture
                                                                                                                  want to engage readers, share your history
                                                                 curiosity and capture wonder, providing a
                                                                                                                  with family and friends, or simply write for
                                                                 stimulating environment for writers of all
                                                                                                                  yourself, this course will give you the
                                                                 experiences.
                                                                                                                  methods and means of composing
                                                               ◗ 10 weekly meetings                               compelling life writing, autobiography and
                                                                 Wednesdays from 10:00 to 12:00                   memoir.
                                                                 Starting 19 January 2022                       ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                                  Continuing and Professional Education,          Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                                  21 - 23 Senghennydd Road, Cardiff               Starting 20 January 2022
                                                                  10 Credits, Level 4                             This course will be taught online
                                                                  CRW21A5165A                                      10 Credits, Level 4
                                                                                                                   CRW21A5231A

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                                                                                                                                                          Humanities
                                                                                                             ◗ 10 weekly meetings
        Stage and Screen                                    Scripting a Television                             Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                               Starting 27 January 2022
                                                            Drama                                              John Percival Building, Colum Drive,
                                                                                                               Cardiff
           Writing for Stage and                            Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)            10 Credits, Level 4
           Screen                                                                                              CRW21A4087A
                                                         ◗ Russ Gascoigne
                                                                                                             ◗ 10 weekly meetings
           Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)         Led by an experienced, professional                 Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                           scriptwriter and former BBC Drama script            Starting 28 April 2022
                                                           editor, this vibrant and wide-ranging
        ◗ Rachel Smith                                                                                         John Percival Building, Colum Drive,
                                                           course takes you through the process of
          Are you curious about writing for the stage                                                          Cardiff
                                                           writing for TV/film and incorporates a
          or screen? Would you like to learn the           comprehensive understanding of how the              10 Credits, Level 4
          tools to write your own script? Taught by        industry operates as well as covering the           CRW21A4087B
          an experienced and award-winning writer          technicalities of scriptwriting itself. Using a
          and director, you’ll have the opportunity to     variety of screened material and in-class
          explore how to write short film and short        exercises, the course deconstructs and
          play scripts with confidence.                    demystifies scriptwriting’s often complex
                                                                                                                Writing Audio Drama
        ◗ 10 weekly meetings                               demands through practical
          Mondays from 19:00 to 21:00                      demonstrations of its key components and             Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
          Starting 17 January 2022                         principles to enable you to conceive, plan
           This course will be taught online               and script a television drama in keeping          ◗ Rachel Smith
                                                           with established techniques and                     How can you create suspense with just
           10 Credits, Level 4
                                                           professional criteria.                              the sound of a voice? How can you
           CRW21A5462A
                                                                                                               build character through the nuances of
                                                                                                               dialogue? This course introduces
                                                                                                               students to the fundamental skills
                                                                                                               needed to write for audio, whether in
                                                                                                               the form of radio plays, audio theatre,
                                                                                                               or fiction podcasts.
                                                                                                             ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                               Mondays from 19:00 to 21:00
                                                                                                               Starting 25 April 2022
                                                                                                                This course will be taught online
                                                                                                                10 Credits, Level 4
                                                                                                                CRW21A5460A

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                                                                                                                          note of your course
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                                     Pathways to a Degree in
  Humanities

                  English Language, English Literature,
                  Creative Writing, and Philosophy
                    Co-ordinating Lecturer:             Pathways Coordinator:
                    Dr Michelle Deininger               Dr Sara Jones
                    Tel: 029 2087 0000                  Tel: 029 2087 5268
                    Email:                              Email:
                    DeiningerMJ@cardiff.ac.uk           pathways@cardiff.ac.uk

                   www.cardiff.ac.uk/part-time-courses-for-adults/pathways-to-a-degree

               We offer an Inside Narratives           There are no formal entry
               pathway which will allow you to         requirements. Once you have
               study towards these degrees at          successfully completed an Inside
               Cardiff University:                     Narratives pathway, you are
                                                       guaranteed an interview at Cardiff
               ◗ English Literature
                                                       University. Should you progress on
               ◗ English Literature and                to a degree programme, you will
                 Creative Writing                      be eligible for ‘advanced standing’
               ◗ English Language                      of 60 credits – this means that
                                                       these 60 credits will count
               ◗ English Language and                  towards the first year of your
                 Literature                            degree.
               ◗ Philosophy

                 How the Pathway works                                                                  Modules listed page 15-16.

                                             Inside Narratives is made up of 60 credits.
                                                  Each module is worth 10 credits.

                   To study a particular          If you want to apply             If you're not sure               If you want,
                   degree subject after             for the degree in           which degree you'd
                                                                                 like to do after the              you can pick
                 the Pathway, you must           English Literature and
                                                                               Pathway, make sure                  ONE suitable
                  study the appropriate          Creative Writing, pick
                                                                                you pick a range of             10 credit module
                   core module. All the            Inside Literature,
                                                                                core and optional                 from the main
                  Inside Narratives core            Inside Creative
                                                                              Pathway modules that            prospectus instead of
                 modules have the word            Writing, and Inside
                                                                                you find interesting,          a Pathway module*.
                    'Inside' in the title.               Poetry.               totalling 60 credits.

                  * For example, students interested in Creative Writing could pick Environmental Writing, Digital Publishing, or
                  one of the children’s or young adult creative writing courses.

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        Core modules
            Inside Creative

                                                                                                                                                     Humanities
            Writing

            Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)

         ◗ Dr Emily Blewitt
           What is the relationship between writers
           and writing? How can reading shape a
           writer’s craft? Why is critical reflection
           important? This practical module
           introduces students to some of the main
           genres within the discipline, including the
           short story, poetry and creative non-fiction
           through both theory and practice.
         ◗ 9 weekly meetings
           Wednesdays from 17:00 to 19:00
           Starting 6 October 2021
            This course will be taught online
            10 Credits, Level 4
            CRW21A5275A

            Inside Language
            Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)

         ◗ Ada Huggett-Fieldhouse
            This module will introduce students to
            some of the big questions involved in the
            study of language. What is language? How
            do children learn language? Do animals
            use language? We will investigate these
            questions and more in order to
            understand the value and importance of
            language study in the modern world.
         ◗ 9 weekly meetings
           Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
           Starting 7 October 2021
            This course will be taught online
            10 Credits, Level 4
            ENG21A5313A

            Inside Philosophy                                Inside Literature                            Inside Poetry
            Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)          Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)      Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)

        ◗ Dr Clea Rees                                     ◗ Dr Michelle Deininger                      ◗ Dr Emily Blewitt
            What is the meaning of life? What's so         ◗ Dr Siriol McAvoy                             What makes a poem? What makes a
            bad about death? Are you free to take this       What can literature tell us about the        poet? How can reading poetry shape
            class, or was your choice determined even        human condition? Why do authors explore      writing? This practical creative and
            before your birth? Socrates claimed that         the human tendency to overreach? How         critical writing course introduces
            only the examined life was worth leading.        do texts explore the end of the world?       students to some of the main issues
            On this module, we will embark on a              Learn to read novels, poetry and plays       within the discipline of writing
            philosophical journey that will enable us to     reflectively and analytically through a      contemporary poetry. By giving
            start examining our lives and questioning        range of dark, disturbing, and dystopian     students the space both to read and
            our assumptions. No previous knowledge           perspectives.                                write widely in the genre, the course
            assumed.                                                                                      aims to develop writing skills and build
                                                           ◗ 9 weekly meetings                            confidence.
        ◗ 9 weekly meetings                                  Tuesdays from 17:00 to 19:00
          Mondays from 19:00 to 21:00                        Starting 11 January 2022                   ◗ 9 weekly meetings
          Starting 31 January 2022                                                                        Wednesdays from 17:00 to 19:00
                                                             This course will be taught online            Starting 26 January 2022
            This course will be taught online
                                                             10 Credits, Level 4                          This course will be taught online
            10 Credits, Level 4                              LIT21A5001A
            PHI21A5311A                                                                                   10 Credits, Level 4
                                                                                                          ENG21A5439A

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  Humanities

               Optional modules                                Comedy, Tragedy and                                 How to Navigate the
                                                               the Art of Living:                                  Apocalypse
                                                               Ancient Philosophy and
                  The Moral of                                                                                     Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)
                                                               Literature
                  the Story
                                                                                                                ◗ Dr Michelle Deininger
                                                               Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)            The end of the world has a long and
                  Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)
                                                                                                                  healthy history. In this online asynchronous
                                                            ◗ Dr Julian Ryall                                     module, we will trace the development of
               ◗ Dr Clea Rees                                                                                     (post) apocalyptic texts in the Western
                                                            ◗ Dr Rodolfo Piskorski
                 Does the parable of the Good                                                                     tradition, from its earliest beginnings to its
                 Samaritan illustrate the care we owe to       The cultural achievements of the ancient
                                                                                                                  rise in popularity during the modern era.
                                                               Greeks and Romans have never been
                 strangers? What can the adventures of                                                            Students will be prepped with an
                                                               surpassed, or perhaps even equalled, in the
                 Bilbo Baggins teach us about the                                                                 understanding of cultural and historical
                                                               millennia following their downfall. On this
                 nature of goodness and the roots of                                                              contexts, and attain access to a stockpile
                                                               module, we will explore some of the
                 evil? This module will use stories as         greatest philosophy, poetry and rhetoric that      of essential critical resources.
                 starting points for explorations of key       western civilisation has ever produced. A        ◗ 9 weekly sessions (asynchronous)
                 questions in moral philosophy.                wandering hero kills a one-eyed giant; a           Starting 3rd May 2022
               ◗ 9 weekly meetings                             philosopher proves the stupidity of his fellow      This course will be taught online
                 Mondays from 19:00 to 21:00                   men, and is put to death by way of thanks;
                 Starting 4 October 2021                       the King of Thebes finds his predecessor’s          10 Credits, Level 4
                                                               killer, and does Sigmund Freud a huge               MED21A5375A
                  This course will be taught online
                                                               favour in the process. Widen your horizons
                  10 Credits, Level 4                          and find out what the ancients did for us!
                  PHI21A5022A                               ◗ 9 weekly meetings
                                                              Tuesdays from 19:00 to 21:00                         The Tudors: Fact,
                                                              Starting 5 October 2021
                                                               This course will be taught online
                                                                                                                   Fiction and Fantasy
                  Magical Realism
                                                               10 Credits, Level 4
                                                               ENG21A5312A                                         Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)
                  Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)
                                                                                                                ◗ Dr Juliette Wood
               ◗ Gemma Scammell
                                                               Propaganda and                                     In introducing the interplay between history,
                  This course introduces students to                                                              legend and fantasy in Tudor Britain, this
                  Magical Realism as a literary genre,         Persuasion                                         module goes beyond the historical deeds of
                  tracing the origins of the form                                                                 monarchs like Henry VIII, Mary and
                  through to contemporary fiction.             Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)            Elizabeth I to examine the relationship
                  Students will analyse a selection of                                                            between historical sources and the
                  texts from across the globe, including                                                          construction of real and imagined lives in
                                                            ◗ Dr Dafina Paca
                  writers such as Latin America's best-                                                           art, film, novels and fantasies.
                  known author and Nobel Laureate,            'War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance
                  Gabriel García Márquez, and Japan’s         is Strength'. This iconic slogan from Orwell's    ◗ 9 weekly meetings
                                                              1984 captures the way propaganda often              Thursdays from 18:00 to 20:00
                  multi-award-winning Haruki
                                                              contradicts our understanding of 'truth'. This      Starting 28 April 2022
                  Murakami.
                                                              module explores the language and                     John Percival Building, Column Drive, Cardiff
               ◗ 9 weekly meetings
                 Tuesdays from 17:00 to 19:00                 iconography of propaganda, the rise of mass          10 Credits, Level 4
                 Starting 5 October 2021                      communication, and how understanding is              HIS21A5453A
                                                              shaped by the language of persuasion.
                  This course will be taught online
                                                            ◗ 9 weekly meetings
                  10 Credits, Level 4                         Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                  LIT21A5448A                                 Starting 3rd February 2022
                                                               This course will be taught online
                                                               10 Credits, Level 4
                                                               MED21A5304A

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                              Pathways to a Degree in

                                                                                                                          Humanities
             Journalism, Media
             and Culture
                Co-ordinating Lecturer:            Pathways Coordinator:
                Dr Michelle Deininger              Dr Sara Jones
                Tel: 029 2087 0000                 Tel: 029 2087 5268
                Email:                             Email:
                DeiningerMJ@cardiff.ac.uk          pathways@cardiff.ac.uk

             www.cardiff.ac.uk/part-time-courses-for-adults/pathways-to-a-degree

             We offer an Inside Narratives pathway which will allow you to
             study towards these degrees at Cardiff University:
             ◗ Journalism and Communications
             ◗ Media and Communications
             ◗ Media, Journalism and Culture
             There are no formal entry requirements. Once you have
             successfully completed a pathway, you are guaranteed an
             interview at Cardiff University.

             How the
             Pathway                                         Option 1:                      Media Pathway Modules
                                                         Pick FOUR other                  Propaganda and Persuasion
             works                                        modules on the
                                                         Media Pathway to
                                                                                               The World of Cinema
                                                                                         How to Navigate the Apocalypse
                                                        get your 60 credits.
                                                                                           Inside Language, & Popular
                                                                                           Music, Culture and Society
                 The Pathway to Media
                is made up of 60 credits.
                To complete the Pathway
                you must study the Core
                Module, Introduction to
                 Media, Journalism and
                  Culture (20 credits)                        Option 2:                     Other suitable modules*
                                                          Pick THREE Media                          include:
                                                          Pathway courses,                    Inside Creative Writing,
                                                           plus ONE other                    Young Adult Fiction, and
                                                        suitable module from                   Writing Audio Drama
                                                        the main prospectus.

                *Other options may also be available at the discretion of the Co-ordinating Lecturer.

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                  Introduction to                              The World of Cinema                            Popular Music, Culture
                  Media, Journalism                                                                           and Society
                                                               Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)
                  and Culture                                                                                 Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)
                                                             ◗ Dr Robert Ellis
  Humanities

                  Fee £470.00 (Concessionary Fee £376.00)
                                                               This module explores the rich world of       ◗ Dr Danijela Špirić-Beard
                                                               cinema, considering key technological,         Why does popular music matter so much
               ◗ Susan Bisson                                  conceptual, theoretical and aesthetic          to us? How and why does popular music
                 What does it mean to study the media?         issues in order to gain a better insight       become meaningful for us in our everyday
                 How do we study journalism? Why is the        into the films themselves, the                 lives? How do we use music to
                 study of culture important? This course       companies that produce them, the               understand our own identities and those
                 explores key areas of modern media and        money that goes into them, and the             of others? This course will address these
                 the history of media and news production.     audiences who love, and sometimes              questions and seek to explore them from
                 This course is the core 20 credit module      hate, them.                                    a variety of perspectives.
                 on the Pathway to Media.                    ◗ 9 weekly meetings                            ◗ 9 weekly meetings
               ◗ 12 weekly meetings                            Tuesdays from 19:00 to 21:00                   Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                 Tuesdays from 18:30 to 21:00                  Starting 1 February 2022                       Starting 28 April 2022
                 Starting 21 September 2021                    This course will be taught online              This course will be taught online
                 Plus 2 Saturday day schools                   10 Credits, Level 4                            10 Credits, Level 4
                 This course will be taught online             MED21A5310A                                    MED21A5070A
                 20 Credits, Level 4
                 MED21A5316A

                  Inside Language                              Propaganda and                                 How to Navigate the
                                                               Persuasion                                     Apocalypse
                  Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)
                                                               Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)        Fee £235.00 (Concessionary Fee £188.00)
               ◗ Ada Huggett-Fieldhouse
                 This module will introduce students to      ◗ Dr Dafina Paca                               ◗ Dr Michelle Deininger
                 some of the big questions involved in         ‘War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery.             The end of the world has a long and
                 the study of language. What is                Ignorance is Strength.’ This iconic slogan     healthy history. In this online module, we
                 language? How do children learn               from Orwell’s 1984 captures the way            will trace the development of (post)
                 language? Do animals use language?            propaganda often contradicts our               apocalyptic texts in the Western tradition,
                 We will investigate these questions and       understanding of ‘truth’. This module          from its earliest beginnings to its rise in
                 more in order to understand the value         explores the language and iconography of       popularity during the modern era. Students
                 and importance language study in the          propaganda, the rise of mass                   will be prepped with an understanding of
                 modern world.                                 communication, and how understanding is        cultural and historical contexts, and attain
                                                               shaped by the language of persuasion.          access to a stockpile of essential critical
               ◗ 9 weekly meetings
                                                             ◗ 9 weekly meetings                              resources.
                 Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00
                 Starting 7 October 2021                       Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00                ◗ 9 weekly sessions (asynchronous)
                                                               Starting 3rd February 2022                     Starting 3rd May 2022
                  This course will be taught online
                  10 Credits, Level 4                          This course will be taught online              This course will be taught online
                  ENG21A5313A                                  10 Credits, Level 4                            10 Credits, Level 4
                                                               MED21A5304A                                    MED21A5375A

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                                                                                                        Historical Studies
                                                                                                           Turning Points in

                                                                                                                                                        Humanities
                                                                                                           Welsh History
                                                                                                           Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)

                                                                                                        ◗ Elizabeth Jones
                                                                                                          What are the main turning points in Welsh
                                                                                                          history? Is it the English conquest of
                                                                                                          Wales? The industrial awakening of the
                                                                                                          Welsh valleys? This course examines key
                                                                                                          moments from the Roman invasion to the
                                                                                                          present day, examining the political,
                                                                                                          economic and social changes that have
                                                                                                          constructed modern Wales.
                                                                                                        ◗ 10 weekly meetings
                                                                                                          Tuesdays from 17:00 to 19:00
                                                                                                          Starting 5 October 2021
                                                                                                           This course will be taught online
                                                                                                           10 Credits, Level 4
                                                          Essential Works of
        Philosophy                                        Western Philosophy
                                                                                                           HIS21A5308A

           Introducing Moral                              Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
           Problems
                                                       ◗ Dr Julian Ryall
                                                         To best grasp the core disciplines that
           Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)       constitute the essence of Western
                                                         philosophy, it is necessary to examine those
        ◗ Dr Clea Rees                                   seminal philosophical texts – including
          Is abortion morally permissable? Should        works by Plato, Kant, Locke, Descartes and
          pornography be censured? What moral            Rousseau – which inform our understanding
          consideration is due to non-human              and our approach to these now established
          animals? What are our obligations to           fields of enquiry. Through examining these
          victims of famine in other countries? This     texts we learn to philosophize ourselves and
          course will explore a selection of moral       acquire the necessary tools to justify our
          questions relevant to our lives as             favoured solutions to these perennial, and
          individuals and members of political and       still pressing, problems.
          social communities.                          ◗ 10 weekly meetings
        ◗ 10 weekly meetings                             Tuesdays from 19:00 to 21:00
          Mondays from 14:00 to 16:00                    Starting 18 January 2022
          Starting 4 October 2021                         This course will be taught online
           This course will be taught online              10 Credits, Level 4
           10 Credits, Level 4                            PHI21A5237A
           PHI21A4937A

           Environmental Philosophy                       Philosophy of                                    Introduction to British
                                                          Emotion                                          Archaeology
           Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
                                                          Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)          Fee £175.00 (Concessionary Fee £140.00)
        ◗ Dr Julian Ryall
          What do we mean when we talk of the          ◗ Dr Clea Rees                                   ◗ Dr Tudur Davies
          “natural world”? How can philosophy help       What is an emotion? Why is fear an               The British Isles are rich in their
          us think about our relationship with the       emotion but anxiety a mood? What                 archaeological traces: from villas and
          environment? This course explores some         makes something anger rather than                roundhouses to grand medieval castles.
          key texts within environmental philosophy      terror? Are emotion and reason                   This course introduces the archaeology of
          and examines the complex interplay             fundamentally opposed or more akin than          Britain from the dawn of Roman Britain to
          between the natural world and humanity’s       traditional views suggest? What role             the later Middle Ages, providing you with a
          place within it. No previous experience of     should emotions play in enquiry,                 sequence of the archaeological record
          philosophy is required.                        judgement and moral life? No previous            and an understanding of the rich material
        ◗ 10 weekly meetings                             knowledge of philosophy is required.             culture and history of our isles.
          Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00                ◗ 10 weekly meetings                             ◗ 10 weekly meetings
          Starting 7 October 2021                        Mondays from 14:00 to 16:00                      Wednesdays from 19:00 to 21:00
           This course will be taught online             Starting 31 January 2022                         Starting 6 October 2021
           10 Credits, Level 4                            This course will be taught online                This course will be taught online
           PHI21A5427A                                    10 Credits, Level 4                              10 Credits, Level 4
                                                          PHI21A5449A                                      ARC21A4927A

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