Undergraduate guide 2020 - Glasgow Caledonian University

Undergraduate guide 2020 - Glasgow Caledonian University
Undergraduate guide 2020
Working for you and the Common Good
Undergraduate guide 2020 - Glasgow Caledonian University
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    Your inside guide
    to GCU
    What should
    I study?             What do you
                         have in terms        What
    There are lots of                                                Do you offer
                         of business,         computing,
    courses to choose                                                healthcare and        What’s it like to
    from, but we’ve      finance, fashion,    engineering,
                                                                     science related       study at GCU?        What kind of
    broken this down     law etc?             construction
                                                                     courses?              University life is   job will I get?
    for you on Courses                        type courses do
                         You can find these                                                different for        You’ll get access to
    at a glance
                         courses and many     you offer?             We do! Check out
                                                                                                                employers
                                                                     the professional      everyone, but
    Page 5               more at our          You can have a                               here’s some          throughout your
                                                                     and accredited
                         Glasgow School for   look at the modern                           inspiration so you   time here through
                                                                     courses on offer at
                         Business and         and innovative                               can plan your        things like
                                                                     our School of
                         Society              programmes we                                university           placements and
                                                                     Health and Life
                                              have to offer at our                         experience with us   guest lectures. Find
                         Page 7                                      Sciences
                                              School of                                    Life at GCU          out about our
                                              Computing,             Page 33                                    support on
                                              Engineering and                              Page 45              Employability
                                              Built Environment                                                 and careers
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    Visit GCU at
    our open days
    Monday 2 September 2019
    Saturday 5 October 2019

    Can’t make open day?
    Book a campus tour.
    Visit: gcu.ac.uk/opendays
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Your future, your prospects
If you want your degree to kick-start your career,
you’re in the right place. At Glasgow Caledonian
University (GCU) we offer a modern learning                                                   We offer over 100 degree programmes designed
                                                                                              to shape your future and help you tackle some of
experience and an excellent network of student                                                the many global challenges of our time:
support.
                                                                                              •		 How do we lead healthy lives?
                                                                                              •		 How do we build inclusive societies?
                                                                                              •		 How do we develop sustainable environments?



How do I apply
to university?          When should
                                                    Are there
We’ve outlined the      I start my                                              Is there help
                                                    alternative                                             Where is GCU?
steps you need to       application?                                            with my
take, including
                                                    routes to join                                                                      What is your
                        Fear not; you’re on
                                                    GCU?                        funding?                    Our main campus
advice on entry         the right track!                                                                    is in Glasgow
                                                                                                                                        campus like?
                                                                                We love to help
requirements            We’ve included a            Yes! You are on                                         which was voted             Our single-site
                                                                                and our £2 million
Applying to GCU         handy wall planner          your own unique                                         one of the top ten          campus in the
                                                                                scholarship fund
                        with key dates              journey; not                                            ‘best cities in the         heart of Glasgow
Page 51                                                                         each year is just
                        (page 49) and               everyone arrives                                        world’ by                   is extremely
                                                                                one of the funding
                        outlined a                  here with the same                                      TimeOut (2019)              accessible and is
                                                                                routes open to you
                        countdown to                set of skills and                                       Discover Glasgow,           known for its
                                                                                Funding your
                        university for you          qualifications.                                         Experience                  courtyard garden
                                                                                studies
                        Your application            Find the route that                                     Scotland                    spaces, award-
                        journey                     works for you               Page 57                                                 winning facilities
                                                    What is your path                                       Page 61                     and EcoCampus
                        Page 53                     to GCU?                                                                             Platinum status
                                                                                Fee schedule
                                                                                                                                        Explore the
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          We are amongst the top 50                                                      Connect with us on social
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          You can find our Student Terms and Conditions on the University website at: www.gcu.ac.uk/student/regulations They set out your rights and
          responsibilities, as well as ours to you. They should be read prior to application.
          The University will use all reasonable endeavours to provide programmes of study listed in the guide. However we are committed to ensuring
          that programmes remain up-to-date and relevant, and reserve the right to discontinue, merge or combine programmes and to make variations
          to the content or method of delivery of programmes, if such action is reasonably considered to be necessary by the us. This, combined with the
          need to publish the guide well in advance, means that changes to the information presented in the guide may have occurred. Before you apply
          visit our website www.gcu. ac.uk and in particular www.gcu.ac.uk/study or contact studentenquiries@gcu.ac.uk for up-to-date information.
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    The right place
    for the career
    you want



     The right university experience is about more
     than lectures, study halls and industry placements.
     We know you have the creativity and curiosity to
     achieve your full potential and go above and
     beyond to become part of a bigger movement for
     change. We are here to support your ideas so that
     you can go on to contribute, create, lead and
     influence the way we work and live.




                                                           Jack and Coralie
                                                           Business students
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                   Success guaranteed
                 We offer support in finding a career - 95%
                 of our graduates enter work or further study
                 within 6 months of graduation (HESA, 2018)




              World-leading
              Enjoy an international experience at GCU -
             we have city campuses in Glasgow, London
             and New York and partner institutions across
             Africa and Asia




           Open to all
          Students from every background are welcome at
          GCU - we’re widening access by offering
          £2 million in student scholarships every year




      Global
      We have a student population of over 20,000
     from over 100 different countries (HESA, 2019)




 Trailblazing
  With a heritage dating back to
  1875, we’ve been working for
 the Common Good across
three centuries



                                          #careerfinders
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    Courses at
    a glance
                                                                                                Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering
                                                                                                Surveyors (CICES) and the Institution of
                                                                                                Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
                                                                                                Our programmes are fully engaged with
                                                                                                the Construction and Surveying sector;
    We are here to offer you career-focused                                                     each year we receive over 35 industry
                                                                                                and professional body sponsored prizes
    degrees in subject areas including:                                                         and all of our programmes have an
                                                                                                excellent employability rate.

    Applied Computer Games                         Technology and Institute of Biomedical       Cyber Security and Networks
                                                   Science.                                     From ethical hacking and penetration
    We provide graduates with all of the
                                                                                                testing to network security and
    experiences and skills required for a career   Civil Engineering and                        infrastructure design, our cyber security
    in the future of gaming applications. Our
    gaming degrees cover software                  Environmental Management                     and networking programmes offer you
                                                                                                the hands-on experience and theoretical
    development, animation, and design. You        Our Environmental Civil Engineering and      underpinning highly valued by
    will find cutting-edge facilities and          Environmental Management degrees             employers. Our programmes are
    teaching that is informed by breakthrough      provide you with an exciting range of        accredited by the British Computer
    research taking place here on campus. We       career paths that contribute to              Society (BCS) and our graduates are
    are passionate about virtual reality and our   innovation and sustainable development       working in all sectors such as defence of
    international community of designer and        around construction, energy and the          national infrastructure, policing and the
    developer graduates is growing each year.      built environment. Our students and          financial services industry, one of
    You will master skills and gain experience     graduates are working to build a more        Scotland’s largest industries.
    which has helped previous students into        resilient and climate-sensitive future for
    careers with leading companies such as         all. With accreditations from professional
    Rockstar North, Guerrilla Games, CCP           bodies including the Institution of Civil
                                                                                                Economics and Law
    Games, Sega and Electronic Arts.               Engineers, Chartered Institution of          Our Law courses offer the opportunity to
                                                   Water and Environmental Management           develop professional practice skills.
    Applied Science                                (CIWEM) and Chartered Institution of         Specialising in housing, employment,
    Our course in Forensic Investigation           Building Services Engineering (CIBSE),       contract and sports law, the GCU Law
    provides graduates with the scientific         we also offer professionally accredited      Clinic is open to all LLB students who
    skills required to investigate crimes in       programmes in Building Service               wish to volunteer and provide advice on
    society and the environment. Our industry      Engineering and Fire Risk Engineering.       civil law matters under the supervision
    standard analytical labs provide you with                                                   of qualified and practising solicitors.
    everything you need to gain practical          Computing
    experience using state of the art                                                           Electrical and Electronic
    instruments in chromatography,                 High-quality research-led teaching           Engineering
    spectroscopy and microscopy. Career            provides hands-on experience of
    options in this sector range from being an     industry-standard hardware and               Our study programmes prepare our
    analytical scientist in the pharmaceutical     software combined with data science          graduates to tackle global challenges
    industry, police forensic investigation,       skills to prepare students for their         such as sustainable energy and to
    environmental protection officer or            careers. With Computing and Software         participate in the creation of the next
    teaching.                                      Development degrees, a whole range of        generation of intelligent connected
                                                   careers are available to our graduates.      devices and systems. Our Audio
    Biological and Biomedical                      Our degrees are accredited by the British    programme will provide you with the
                                                   Computer Society (BCS).                      technical capability to develop innovative
    Sciences                                                                                    solutions for audio and sound. Specialist
    Our bioscience degrees focus on the            Construction and Surveying                   facilities provide daily access to industry-
    hands-on practical skills sought by                                                         standard equipment and software in an
    employers. Graduates in biomedical             Join us in building a dynamic career in      environment created for optimum study
    science, cell and molecular biology,           construction, property and surveying and     and experimentation, with the option to
    microbiology, pharmacology and food            work towards becoming a chartered            undertake an innovative work experience
    bioscience have careers in the NHS,            professional. Our programmes are             module. Our accreditations include the
    research and in the life science and food      accredited by prestigious professional       IET (Institution of Engineering and
    industry. Our accreditations include the       bodies that include the Royal Institution    Technology) as well as JAMES (Joint
    Health & Care Professions Council              of Chartered Surveyors (RICS),               Audio Media Education Support).
    (HCPC), Institute of Food Science and          Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB),
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Fashion, Marketing, Tourism                     Media and Journalism                        Physiotherapy and
and Events                                      Our purpose-built television studio and     Paramedicine
Choose from a wide range of exciting            gallery, radio studio and newsroom all      Students will have access to first rate
programmes of study that benefit from           feature modern digital equipment,           facilities, developing the professional skills
vibrant learning environments, creative         providing students access to industry-      required to practice in the areas of
technologies and authentic business             standard software to produce television     paramedic science and physiotherapy.
experiences. Our graduates are equipped         and radio packages and bulletins, blogs,    Our BSc in Paramedic Science is the first
with distinctive knowledge and skills to        newspapers and magazines. The               of its kind in Scotland, whilst our
meet the challenges of today’s global           Complete University Guide (2019)            Physiotherapy students are able to hone
business environment. Our students have         features us in its Top 20 UK universities   their skills through our on-site physio
been involved in events such as Glasgow’s       for media and communications and our        clinic.
Commonwealth Games, the Ryder Cup               accreditations include the Broadcast
                                                Journalism Training Council (BJTC) and
and the Rugby World Cup. We offer
                                                the National Council for the Training of
                                                                                            Psychology
courses accredited by the Tourism
Management Institute (TMI) and the              Journalists (NCTJ).                         The focus of the BSc (Hons) Applied
Institute of Hospitality.                                                                   Psychology degree is to apply core
                                                Nursing and Community                       psychological material to real life
Finance, Accounting and Risk                    Health                                      examples. You will qualify with a British
                                                                                            Psychological Society (BPS) accredited
With close links to employers, key players      Whether focusing on children, adults,       degree which meets the requirements for
and accrediting bodies within the sector,       mental health, learning disabilities or     the Graduate Basis for Chartered
our teaching in accountancy, finance,           professional studies, our Nursing           Membership. We specialise in four areas:
investment and risk management is               degrees offer students the opportunity      Counselling, Forensic, Health and Sport &
founded on a commitment to research             to develop caring careers that can          Exercise Psychology.
and teaching cutting-edge, contemporary         transform the lives of patients, families
and impartial information. Our range of         and communities. We have a number of
accreditations include ACCA, Chartered          collaborative partnerships with several     Social Science
Insurance Institute (CII) and Institute of      NHS Health Boards, third sector             The BA Social Sciences provides you with
Risk Management (IRM).                          organisations, (e.g. SAMH, BHF),            the opportunity to develop a wide
                                                Hospices, European Institutes and           knowledge base from a selection of subject
Management & Human                              Networks.                                   areas which include politics, history,
Resources Management                                                                        sociology, policing and criminology. You
We are interested in investigating and
                                                Occupational Therapy                        will also have the opportunity to study
challenging operational management              and Human Nutrition and                     language modules and study abroad as
                                                                                            part of your degree.
techniques in commercial, public and            Dietetics
not-for-profit/social enterprise settings, as
well as with public policy debates about        GCU’s Occupational Therapy programme        Social Work
social innovation. Our programmes are           develops the skills needed to work in
also accredited by the Chartered                health, social care and beyond. The         The BA Social Work degree is accredited
Management Institute (CMI), Institute           Dietetics programme is highly student       by the Scottish Social Services Council
of Operations Management (IOM),                 centred and prepares students to be the     (SSSC). We are passionate about
Chartered Institute of Procurement and          ‘Dietitians of the Future’. As well as      supporting a new generation of social
Supply (CIPS) and Chartered Institute of        being HCPC accredited, graduates of         workers who can work autonomously and
Logistics and Transport (CILT).                 BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy are         introduce critical reflective practices to
                                                eligible to apply for membership of the     this important sector.
Mechanical Engineering                          Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Our programmes offer a highly integrated
                                                (RCOT) and graduates of BSc (Hons)          Vision Science
                                                Human Nutrition and Dietetics
discipline which harness the influence of       programme can apply for membership of       The only vision science teaching unit in
a range of specialisms such as computer         the British Dietetics Association.          Scotland, the department is unique in
aided engineering design, advanced                                                          offering undergraduate degree programmes
manufacturing, composites material,             Podiatry and Radiography                    in Optometry and Orthoptics. Courses
engineering analysis, robotics, reliability                                                 enable students to gain hands-on clinical
engineering, and process optimisation.          From Diagnostic Imaging and Oral
                                                                                            experiences in our state-of-the-art Vision
We equip our graduates with skills to be        Health Science to Podiatry and
                                                                                            Centre and are accredited by the General
capable of practising and progressing           Radiotherapy and Oncology, our courses
                                                                                            Optical Council and the Health and Care
within the industrial and commercial            are informed by practice colleagues in
                                                                                            Professions Council (HCPC).
environment as highly skilled Chartered         the NHS and relevant professional
(CEng) or Incorporated (IEng) Engineers.        bodies to ensure they remain relevant
Our programmes are globally recognised          and up-to-date. GCU is the largest
with the accreditation from Institution of      provider of therapeutic radiography
Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).                  education in Scotland. Students also
                                                benefit from state-of-the art facilities.
                                                                                                 Turn for course lists
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    Glasgow School for Business and Society



    Building
    inclusive
    societies                                              You’ll gain the skills and
                                                           experience required to thrive
                                                           in a professional or business
                                                           environment on the global
                                                           stage. You’ll take part in the kind
                                                           of changes that are leading to a
                                                           more just and equal society.



                                                                           Tanya
                                                                           Fashion student with
                                                                           Diane (lecturer)




         Join our Glasgow School for
         Business and Society and you’ll
         be part of an exciting learning
         community, focusing on enhancing
         your skills for the real world and
         your future employability.
                                                          Work in our
         With links to our industry partners,             industry-standard
         placement opportunities and                      facilities and enjoy
         professionally accredited degrees,               the highest level of
         this school is the place where you can           professional training.
         build your career.

         Our Risk Management and International
         Business programmes offer the option of a
         full-year placement in year 3, with all others
         offering work-related experience.
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                                                            Economics and Law
Patricia                                                     • Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) M114
Law student                                                  • Bachelor of Laws Fast-track LLB M115


                                                              Finance, Accounting and Risk
                                                               • Accountancy BA (Hons)* N400
                                                               • Finance, Investment and Risk BA (Hons)* N390
                                                                • Risk Management BA (Hons)* N291


                                                                 Fashion, Marketing, Tourism and Events
                                                                 • Fashion Design with Business BA (Hons) 8U9N
                                                                 • International Events Management (year 3 entry only)
                                                                    BA (Hons) 2H3U
                                                                  • International Fashion Branding BA (Hons)* W2N5
                                                                  • International Fashion Business (year 3 entry only)
                                                                     BA (Hons) 8U9M
                                                                   • International Marketing BA (Hons)* 3G5B
                               Be part of GCU’s Law                • International Tourism and Events Management
                                                                      BA (Hons) 2H3V
                             Clinic and use your legal
                               expertise to help those
                                                                     Management & Human Resources
                                         most in need.               Management
                                                                         • Business Management BA (Hons)* 8J9J
                                                                         • International Business BA (Hons)* N120
                                                                          • International Business with Languages BA (Hons) 3P3L
                                                                          • International Business and Human Resource
                                                                             Management BA (Hons)* 2T4T
                                                                           • International Business and Tourism Management
                                                                              (Year 3 entry only) BA (Hons) 4R5T
                                                                            • International Supply Chain Management
                                                                               (Year 3 entry only) (Hons) 3T4W

                                                                            Media and Journalism
                                                                             • Media and Communication BA (Hons)* PP93
                                                                             • Multimedia Journalism BA (Hons)* P500


                                                                              Social Science
                                                                               • Social Sciences BA (Hons)** L000


                                                                               College pathways
                                                                                We have pathways in Accountancy, Finance,
                                                                                Investment and Risk, Risk Management, International
                                                                                Tourism and Events Management and International
                                                                                 Business and Human Resource Management.***


                                                                                  *Year 1 and Year 3 entry routes are available for this course.
                                                                                   **Year 1, 2 and 3 entry routes are available for this course.
                                                                                   ***For more information on College Pathways see page 57.

                                                                                    For your UCAS application, you need the University code
                                                                                    (GCU G42) and the course code (you’ll find this in bold
                                                                                     next to the course name).




                                                                                        Visit our website for the latest course
                                                                                        information, entry requirements and
              Iida, Tamara, Nestor, Ronan and Kristin                                    application details:
              Media and Communications students with Andrew (lecturer)                    gcu.ac.uk/undergraduate
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       Economics and Law                                                    Fashion, Marketing, Tourism
                                                                            and Events
    LLB (Hons) Bachelor of Laws
    If you enjoy absorbing information and communicating
    effectively, and are interested in potentially pursuing a career as
                                                                          BA (Hons)
    a solicitor, you can study the legal system of Scotland, as well as
    private, public, criminal and commercial law at degree level.
                                                                          Fashion Design
    Entry requirements                                                    with Business
    LLB study option: Full time
    UCAS code: M114                                                       Using your creativity and innovation skills, you can study
    Year 1                                                                textiles, illustration, CAD, design and production, together with
    SQA Higher: AABBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C             business and marketing at degree level. Progress to an exciting
                                                                          career as a designer or start your own fashion business.
    A level: BBB including English/Law plus GCSE Maths at C/4
    ILC Higher: H1, H1, H2, H3, H3, including English at H2 or above      Entry requirements
    plus Maths at H5 or 02                                                BA (Hons) study option: Full time
    IB Diploma: 28 points must include English and Maths                  UCAS code: 8U9N
    BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in a relevant subject at DDM
    plus A level English/Law at B plus Maths at C/4                       Year 1
                                                                          SQA Higher: ABBBB including Art & Design and English at B
    English language: IELTS of overall 7.0 with 6.5 in each element       plus Nat 5 Maths at C
    or equivalent.                                                        A level: BCC plus GCSE Art/Textile, Maths and English at C/4
                                                                          ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, H3 including English and Art at H2
                                                                          or above plus Maths at H5 or O2
                                                                          IB Diploma: 25 points must include Visual Arts, English and
    LLB Bachelor of Laws Fast-track                                       Maths
                                                                          BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM
                                                                          plus GCSE Art/Textile, Maths and English at C/4
    If you hold an honours degree in another discipline, attain LLB
    status in two years. Pursue a career as a solicitor via this fast     English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
    track LLB route. Study the legal system of Scotland, as well as       element below 5.5.
    private, public, criminal and commercial law at degree level.
    Entry requirements
    LLB study option: Full time
    UCAS code: M115
                                                                          BA (Hons)
    LLB Fast-track: 2: 1 Honours degree or higher (any discipline) 2:
    2 Honours/unclassified degree with an average of 65% or               International Events
    above may be considered.
    References/interview may be required.                                 Management
    Note: It should also be drawn to the attention of applicants from     (Year 3 entry only)
    outwith Scotland that Scotland is a separate jurisdiction from
    those which apply else where in the UK, including England and
                                                                          Become an events manager if you enjoy organising and
    Wales. Any qualification in Scots Law would enable a graduate
                                                                          planning. Study how to create, manage and deliver successful
    to proceed to further education and training to enable them to
                                                                          events at degree level.
    practise only in the Scottish jurisdiction and they may have to
    undertake a conversion course in order to be able to practise         Entry requirements
    elsewhere.                                                            BA (Hons) study option: Full time
                                                                          UCAS code: 2H3U
    English language: IELTS of overall 7.0 with 6.5 in each element
    or equivalent.                                                        Year 3
                                                                          College HND: Events Management, Hospitality Management
                                                                          or Music Business with AB in graded units. Other related HND
                                                                          programmes may be considered.
                                                                          English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
                                                                          element below 5.5.
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BA (Hons) International                                                BA (Hons)
Fashion Branding                                                       International
Pursue a career as a retail buyer, visual merchandiser or stylist if   Fashion Business
you have a creative business mind and an interest in fashion.
Study the fashion industry, fashion brand development and              (Year 3 entry only)
management, promotion and communication, marketing and
fashion buying at degree level.                                        If you hold an HND, push your creativity skills and develop your
Entry requirements                                                     business knowledge to become a fashion designer. Learn core
BA (Hons) study option: Full time                                      skills in pattern cutting, garment construction and computer-
UCAS code: W2N5                                                        aided design and study business and management at degree
                                                                       level.
Year 1
SQA Higher: ABBBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C              Entry requirements
A level: BCC plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4                        BA (Hons) study option: Full time
ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, H3 including English at H2 or above        UCAS code: 8U9M
plus Maths at H5 or O2                                                 Year 3
IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and Maths                   College HND: Fashion: Design and Production with Retail or
BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM              HND Fashion Design and Manufacture with AB in graded units.
plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
                                                                       English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no              element below 5.5.
element below 5.5.




BA (Hons) International Fashion BA (Hons) International
Branding (Year 3 entry only)    Marketing
                                                                       You can become a marketing manager or brand manager if you
If you hold an HND, you can progress your skills in fashion            enjoy being creative and imaginative while working with data
brand management, marketing, retail buying, product                    and achieving set targets. Study advertising, sales, market
development and fashion promotion and communication at                 research, public relations (PR), social media and brand
degree level. Become a retail buyer, visual merchandiser or            promotion skills at degree level.
stylist in the fashion, marketing or retail sectors.
                                                                       Entry requirements
Entry requirements                                                     BA (Hons) study option: Full time
BA (Hons) study option: Full time                                      UCAS code: 3G5B
UCAS code: W2N5
                                                                       Year 1
Year 3                                                                 SQA Higher: BBBBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C
College HND: Fashion Business, HND Marketing, HND Retail               A level: BCC plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
Management, HND Advertising and PR or HND Fashion Design               ILC Higher: H2, H2, H3, H3, H3, including English at H3 or
and Production with Retail with AA in graded unit/s. Other             above plus Maths at H5 or O2
business related HND qualifications may be considered.                 IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and Maths
English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no              BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM
element below 5.5.                                                     plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
                                                                       SWAP: Humanities at BBB
                                                                       English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
                                                                       element below 5.5.
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     BA (Hons) International                                               Finance, Accounting and Risk
     Marketing (Year 3 entry only)                                       BA (Hons) Accountancy
     If you hold an HND and would like to become a marketing             Study accounting, financial management, tax and auditing at
     manager or brand manager, study international marketing at          degree level. You can become an accountant working with facts
     degree level. Progress your skills in advertising, sales, market    and figures and being meticulous in your work.
     research, public relations (PR), social media and brand
                                                                         Entry requirements
     promotion.
                                                                         BA (Hons) study option: Full time
     Entry requirements                                                  UCAS code: N400
     BA (Hons) study option: Full time
                                                                         Year 1
     UCAS code: 3G5B
                                                                         SQA Higher: ABBBB including English and Maths
     Year 3                                                              A level: BCC plus GCSE Maths and English at B/5
     College HND: Marketing, HND Advertising and PR, HND Retail          ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, H3, including English and Maths at
     Management or HND Business with AA in graded units.                 Higher level
                                                                         IB Diploma: 25 points must include Maths and English
     English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
                                                                         BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business at DMM plus
     element below 5.5.
                                                                         GCSE Maths and English at B/6
                                                                         English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
                                                                         element below 5.5.

     BA (Hons)
     International                                                       BA (Hons) Accountancy
     Tourism and Events                                                  (Year 3 entry only)
     Management                                                          If you hold an HND you can progress to become a degree
                                                                         qualified accountant. Study accounting, financial management,
     Become an international tourism or events manager if you enjoy      tax and auditing skills at degree level.
     planning and collaborating. Study the creation, management
     and delivery of successful events and tourism initiatives at        Entry requirements
     degree level.                                                       BA (Hons) study option: Full time
                                                                         UCAS code: N400
     Entry requirements
     BA (Hons) study option: Full time                                   Year 3
     UCAS code: 2H3V                                                     College HND: Accounting with AAA in graded units.

     Year 1                                                              English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
     SQA Higher: BBBBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C           element below 5.5.
     A level: BCC plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
     ILC Higher: H2, H2, H3, H3, H3 including English at H3 plus Maths
     at H5 or O2
     IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and Maths                BA (Hons) Finance, Investment
     BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM
     plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4                                  and Risk
     English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no           Become a financial expert and put your analytical and problem
     element below 5.5.                                                  solving skills to the test. Study personal finance, corporate
                                                                         finance, investment, banking, international finance and risk at
                                                                         degree level.
                                                                         Entry requirements
                                                                         BA (Hons) study option: Full time
                                                                         UCAS code: N390
                                                                         Year 1
                                                                         SQA Higher: ABBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C
                                                                         A level: BCC plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
                                                                         ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, including English at H3 plus Maths
                                                                         at H5 or O2
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IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and Maths
BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM                BA (Hons) Risk Management
plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
                                                                         (Year 3 entry only)
English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
element below 5.5.                                                       If you hold an HND, study at degree level and become a risk
                                                                         manager. Progress your skills in risk and threat assessment and
                                                                         mitigation along with core business and management skills.
                                                                         Entry requirements
BA (Hons) Finance, Investment                                            BA (Hons) study option: Full time
                                                                         UCAS code: N291
and Risk (Year 3 entry only)                                             Year 3
                                                                         College HND: Business or HND Administration and IT with AB/
If you hold an HND, study at degree level and become a                   BA in graded units. Other business-related HND qualifications
financial services expert and analyst. Progress your knowledge           may be considered.
in personal finance, corporate finance, investment, banking,
international finance and risk.                                          English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
                                                                         element below 5.5.
Entry requirements
BA (Hons) study option: Full time
UCAS code: N390
Year 3
College HND: Accounting or HND Financial Services with AAB
in graded units, or HND Business with AB in graded units. Other
                                                                           Management and Human
finance-related HND qualifications will also be considered.                Resources Management
English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
element below 5.5.                                                       BA (Hons) Business
                                                                         Management
                                                                         Discover opportunities in compliance or quality assurance,
BA (Hons) Risk Management                                                project management or consultancy. If you enjoy being a strong
                                                                         leader, working with others and problem solving, you can
You can become a risk manager if you enjoy analysing and making          become a business manager, analyst or adviser. Learn financial
impactful decisions using specialist skills. Study the identification,   management, marketing, operations management and human
assessment and reduction of threats to an organisation’s success         resource management skills at degree level with the added
along with core business skills at degree level with the added           option of a placement in year three.
option of a placement in year three.                                     Entry requirements
Entry requirements                                                       BA (Hons) study option: Full time
BA (Hons) study option: Full time                                        UCAS code: 8J9J
UCAS code: N291                                                          Year 1
Year 1                                                                   SQA Higher: ABBBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C
SQA Higher: BBBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C                 A level: BCC PLUS GCSE Maths and English at 4/C
A level: CCC plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4                          ILC Higher: H1 H2 H3 H3 H3 must include English at H2, and
ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, including English at H3 plus Maths           Maths at H5 or O2
at H5 or O2                                                              IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and Maths
IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and Maths                     BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM
BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at MMM                plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4                                       SWAP: Humanities at ABB
SWAP: Access to STEM programme at BBC                                    English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no                element below 5.5.
element below 5.5.
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     BA (Hons) Business                                                 BA (Hons) International
     Management (Year 3 entry only)                                     Business (Year 3 entry only)
     If you hold an HND, study at degree level and progress to a        If you hold an HND, study at degree level and become a
     career as a business manager or analyst working in compliance,     qualified business analyst or manager. Progress your skills in
     quality assurance or project management. Develop an                international finance, human resources, business economics
     international outlook through business strategy, operations and    and international marketing at degree level.
     human resource management. Work entrepreneurially on a
                                                                        Entry requirements
     community-based project as well as choosing an option to
                                                                        BA (Hons) study option: Full time
     specialise at degree level.
                                                                        UCAS code: N120
     Entry requirements
                                                                        Year 3
     BA (Hons) study option: Full time
                                                                        Direct entry is available to the following pathways:
     UCAS code: 8J9J
                                                                        - BA International Business (Apply with UCAS code: N120):
     Year 3                                                                HND Business with AB/BA in graded units.
     College HND: Business, HND Administration and IT or HND            - BA International Business and Human Resource
     Retail Management with AB/ABB in graded units. Other                  Management (Apply with UCAS code: 2T4T): HND
     business-related HND programmes may be considered.                    Business with AB/BA in graded units. Priority will be
                                                                           given to applicants with at least two optional units in
     English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
                                                                           HRM, particularly those in HRM: Core Activities Unit. Other
     element below 5.5.
                                                                           applicants will be considered on a case by case basis.
                                                                        - BA International Business and Tourism Management
                                                                           (Apply with UCAS code: 4R5T): HND Travel and Tourism
                                                                           or HND Hospitality Management with AB/BA in graded
                                                                           units. Other related HND qualifications may be considered
     BA (Hons) International                                            English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
     Business                                                           element below 5.5.

     Study international finance, human resources, business
     economics and international marketing at degree level. Progress
     into a professional career as a globally-connected business
     analyst or manager.
                                                                        BA (Hons) International
     Entry requirements                                                 Business and Human Resource
     BA (Hons) study option: Full time
     UCAS code: N120                                                    Management (Year 3 entry only)
     Year 1                                                             If you hold an HND and enjoy leading people, mediating and
     SQA Higher: ABBBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C          communicating, you can become a human resources manager
     A level: BCC plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4                    or office manager. Study HR, responsible leadership,
     ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, H3, including English at H2 or above   employment rights and talent management at degree level.
     plus Maths at H5 or O2
     IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and Maths               Entry requirements
     BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma at DMM plus GCSE Maths              BA (Hons) study option: Full time
     and English at C/4                                                 UCAS code: 2T4T
     SWAP: Humanities at ABB                                            Year 3
     English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no          College HND: Business or Human Resource Management with
     element below 5.5.                                                 AB/BA in graded units. Priority will be given to applicants with
                                                                        at least two optional units in HRM, particularly those in HRM:
                                                                        Core Activities Unit. Other applicants will be considered on a
                                                                        case by case basis.
                                                                        English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
                                                                        element below 5.5.
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BA (Hons)                                                             BA (Hons) International Supply
International Business                                                Chain Management
and Tourism                                                           (Year 3 entry only)
Management
                                                                      You can become a supply chain manager working to oversee
(Year 3 entry only)                                                   production and manufacturing if you enjoy decision-making and
                                                                      being organised. Study purchasing, logistics, operations,
                                                                      procurement and project management at degree level.
If you hold an HND, study at degree level and become a degree
qualified tourism manager. Progress your knowledge of                 Entry requirements
international business, destination development, planning,            BA (Hons) study option: Full time
marketing, urban regeneration and finance.                            UCAS code: 3T4W
Entry requirements                                                    Year 1
BA (Hons) study option: Full time                                     Direct entry to Year 3 only.
UCAS code: 4R5T
                                                                      Year 3
Year 3                                                                College HND: Supply Chain Management, HND Business, HND
College HND: Travel and Tourism or HND Hospitality                    Retail Management or HND Administration and IT with AB/
Management with AB/BA in graded units. Other related HND              BA in graded units. Other related HNDs qualifications may be
qualifications may be considered.                                     considered.
English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no             English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
element below 5.5.                                                    element below 5.5.




BA (Hons) International                                                  Media and Journalism
Business with Languages
Become an international business entrepreneur if you enjoy
                                                                      BA (Hons) Media and
being globally-connected and communicating effectively. Study
a choice of two languages from French, Spanish, German or
                                                                      Communication
Italian along with international business subjects at degree level.   If you enjoy being independent and critically-minded, you can
Entry requirements                                                    become a content producer or multimedia specialist. Study
BA (Hons) study option: Full time                                     media for film, TV, press, radio and digital platforms at degree
UCAS code: 3P3L                                                       level.

Year 1                                                                Entry requirements
SQA Higher: ABBBB including English and a language (French,           BA (Hons) study option: Full time
German, Italian or Spanish) plus Nat 5 Maths at C                     UCAS code: PP93
A level: BCC including AS Level French, German, Italian or            Year 1
Spanish at B, plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4                      SQA Higher: ABBB including English
ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, H3, including English and language        A level: BCC plus GCSE English at C/4
(either French, German, Italian or Spanish) at H2 or above plus       ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3 including English at H2 or above
Maths at H5 or O2                                                     IB Diploma: 25 points including English
IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and a language             BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM
(either French, German, Italian or Spanish) and Maths                 plus GCSE English at C/4
BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma at DMM including AS Level              SWAP: Humanities at BBB
French, German, Italian or Spanish at B plus GCSE Maths and
English at C/4                                                        English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
                                                                      element below 5.5.
English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
element below 5.5.
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     BA (Hons) Media and                Social Science
     Communication (Year 3 entry only) BA (Hons) Social Sciences
     If you hold an HND, progress your skills in film, TV, press, radio
                                                                          Follow a career focused on understanding and changing society.
     and digital media at undergraduate degree level. Pursue a career
                                                                          Study this degree course and explore issues such as crime,
     as a content producer or multimedia specialist.
                                                                          justice, democracy, globalisation, immigration, gender,
     Entry requirements                                                   consumer culture, and human rights.
     BA (Hons) study option: Full time
                                                                          Entry requirements
     UCAS code: PP93
                                                                          BA (Hons) study option: Full time
     Year 3                                                               UCAS code: L000
     College HND: Creative Industries: Media and Communication
                                                                          Year 1
     or HND Advertising and PR with AB in graded units.
                                                                          SQA Higher: ABBBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C
     English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no            A level: BCC plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
     element below 5.5.                                                   ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, H3, including English plus Maths at
                                                                          O2 or H5
                                                                          IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and Maths

     BA (Hons) Multimedia                                                 BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM
                                                                          plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
     Journalism                                                           SWAP: Humanities at ABB
                                                                          Year 2
     Become a journalist, writer or editor with this course, which is     College HNC: Social Sciences with A in graded units.
     accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC)
                                                                          Year 3
     and the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ).
                                                                          College HND: Social Sciences with AAB in graded units.
     Enjoy writing, investigating and communicating while
     progressing your skills in shorthand, news reporting, page           English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
     layout, broadcasting and editing techniques at degree level.         element below 5.5.
     Entry requirements
     BA (Hons) study option: Full time
     UCAS code: P500
                                                                            College pathways
     Year 1
     SQA Higher: AABB including English or Media Studies
     A level: BCC plus GCSE English B/5
                                                                          BA (Hons) Accountancy
     ILC Higher: H1, H2, H2, H3 including English or Media Studies
     at H2 or above
                                                                          Pathway
     IB Diploma: 25 points including English
                                                                          Study an HND at college before progressing to GCU to
     BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM
                                                                          complete your degree. If you are passionate about being a
     plus GCSE English B/5
                                                                          logical thinker and working with facts and figures, you can
     English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no            become an accountant. Study accounting, financial
     element below 5.5.                                                   management, tax and auditing at degree level.
                                                                          Entry requirements
                                                                          BA/BA (Hons) study option: Full time
     BA (Hons) Multimedia                                                 UCAS code: N410
                                                                          Pathway courses are for Scottish domiciled applicants only.
     Journalism (Year 3 entry only)                                       Year 1
                                                                          SQA Higher: BBC or equivalent including English and Maths.
     If you hold an HND and would like to become a journalist, writer
     or editor, study this course, which is accredited by the Broadcast   Progression
     Journalism Training Council (BJTC) and the National Council for      Progress to Year 3 from Glasgow Clyde College with an HND
     the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). Progress your shorthand,         Accounting with AAA in graded units.
     writing, broadcasting and editing skills at degree level.
                                                                          English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
     Entry requirements                                                   element below 5.5.
     BA (Hons) study option: Full time
     UCAS code: P500
     Year 3
     College HND: Practical Journalism or HND Creative Industries:
     Media and Communication with a AB/BA in graded units.
     English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
     element below 5.5.
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BA (Hons) Finance, Investment                                      BA (Hons) Risk Management
and Risk Pathway                                                   Pathway
Study an HND at college for two years and progress to year 3 of    Study an HND at college before progressing to GCU to
this degree. Study personal finance, corporate finance,            complete your degree. Study the identification, assessment and
investment, banking, international finance and risk at degree      reduction of threats to an organisation’s success along with core
level. If you enjoy critical thinking, being analytical, problem   business skills at degree level. If you enjoy analysing and making
solving and working with people you will enjoy a career as a       impactful decisions using specialist skills, you can become a risk
financial expert and analyst.                                      manager.
Entry requirements                                                 Entry requirements
BA (Hons) study option: Full time                                  BA (Hons) study option: Full time
UCAS code: N391                                                    UCAS code: N292
Pathway courses are for Scottish domiciled applicants only.        Pathway courses are for Scottish domiciled applicants only.
Year 1                                                             Year 1
SQA Higher: BBC or equivalent including English, plus National     SQA Higher: BBC or equivalent including English plus Nat 5
5 Maths at C.                                                      Maths at C.
Progression                                                        Progression
Progress to Year 3 from City of Glasgow College with HND           Progress to Year 3 of the degree with HND Business with AB or
Financial Services with AB/AAB in graded units.                    BA in graded units.
English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no          English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
element below 5.5.                                                 element below 5.5.




BA (Hons) International                                            BA (Hons) International
Tourism and Events                                                 Business and Human Resource
Management Pathway                                                 Management Pathway
Using your planning and collaboration skills, study an HND at      Study an HND at college for two years and progress to year 3 of
college for two years and Progress to year 3 of this degree. You   this degree. You can become a human resources manager or
can become an international tourism or events manager by           office manager leading, mediating and communicating. Study
studying the creation, management and delivery of successful       human resources, responsible leadership, employment rights
events and tourism initiatives at degree level.                    and talent management at degree level.
Entry requirements                                                 Entry requirements
BA (Hons) study option: Full time                                  BA (Hons) study option: Full time
UCAS code: N821                                                    UCAS code: 2T5T
Pathway courses are for Scottish domiciled applicants only.
                                                                   Year 1
Year 1                                                             SQA Higher: BBC including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C
SQA Higher: BBC or equivalent including English plus Nat 5
                                                                   Progression
Maths at C.
                                                                   Progress into Year 3 with a HND Business with AB or BA in
Progression                                                        graded units
Progress to Year 3 of the degree with HND Events Management
                                                                   English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
with AB in graded units.
                                                                   element below 5.5.
English language: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no
element below 5.5.
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     School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment



     Creating sustainable
     environments



      In our School of Computing,
      Engineering and Built Environment,                      Subhaan
                                                              Computing student
      you’ll learn how innovations in
      technologies and materials will create
      a digitally secure and sustainable future.
      With excellent links to employers             Access state-of-the-
      and the opportunity to gain in work           art equipment on
      experience, you’ll develop the vision        programmes created
      and the skills you need to excel in your     hand in hand with
      chosen industry.                             industry.

      Computer games 3rd year students
      recently presented their game at UN
      climate summit.

      We work closely with professional
      bodies, ensuring our accredited courses
      offer an industry-standard
      of learning.
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             Applied Computer Games                               Construction and Surveying
             • 3D Animation and Visualisation (year 3 entry       • Building Surveying BSc (Hons)* K230
                only) BSc (Hons) 2E4W                             • Construction Management BSc (Hons)* K251
              • Computer Games (Art and Animation)                 • Health and Safety Management BSc (Part-time only)
                 BSc (Hons) GW4G                                   • Health, Safety and Environmental Management
               • Computer Games (Design) BSc (Hons) GWK2              BSc (Hons) (Part-time only)*
               • Computer Games (Software Development)              • Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons)* K240
                  BSc (Hons) W280                                   • Real Estate BSc (Hons)* N232
                • Digital Design (Graphics) (year 3 entry only)
                   BSc (Hons) 3K7P
                                                                     Cyber Security and Networks
                                                                     • Computer Networking BEng (Hons) I110
                  Applied Science                                    • Cyber Security and Networks BSc (Hons) I121
                   • Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons) F410           • Digital Security and Forensics BSc (Hons) I111



                    Civil Engineering and Environmental                 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
                    Management                                          • Audio Technology BSc (Hons) J932
                                                                        • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
                     • Building Services Engineering
                                                                           BEng (Hons) H610 | MEng H611
                        BEng (Hons)* K242
                                                                         • Electrical Power Engineering
                      • Fire Risk Engineering BEng (Hons)* H121
                                                                            BEng (Hons)* H630 | MEng H631
                      • Environmental Civil Engineering
                         BSc (Hons)* H220
                       • Environmental Management BSc (Hons) FN82
                                                                          Mechanical Engineering
                                                                           • Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering
                         Computing                                            BEng (Hons)* H131 | MEng H132
                                                                            • Mechanical Systems Engineering
                         • Computing BSc (Hons) G401
                                                                               BEng (Hons)* H360 | MEng H361
                         • IT Management for Business BSc (Hons) 5C92
                          • Software Development for Business
                             BSc (Hons) 7U8K
                                                                             College pathways
                                                                              We have pathways in Building Surveying,
                                                                              Construction Management, Quantity Surveying,
                                                                              Cyber Security and Networks, Electrical and
                                                                               Electronic Engineering, Electrical Power
                                                                               Engineering and Computer-Aided Mechanical
                                                                                Engineering.**

                                                                                *Part-time study is available for this course - apply at
                                                                                 gcu.ac.uk
                                                                                 **For more information on College Pathways see page 57.
                                                                                 For your UCAS application, you need the University
                                                                                  code (GCU G42) and the course code (you’ll find this
                                                                                   in bold next to the course name).

                                                                                   Please Note: We have year 1, year 2, and year 3
                                                                                   articulation routes available for selected programmes
                                                                                   See our online course list for more information.




                                                                                     Visit our website for the
                                                                                     latest course information,
                                                                                      entry requirements and
                                                                                      application details:
                                                                                       gcu.ac.uk/undergraduate

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              open day 2018
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       Applied Computer Games                                             BSc (Hons) Computer Games
     BSc (Hons) 3D Animation and                                          (Design)
     Visualisation (Year 3 entry only)                                    Using your imaginative and creative skills you can progress to a
                                                                          career as a computer games designer. Study the creation of
                                                                          virtual worlds, innovative games, games storytelling and how
     Create 3D characters and environments using the latest
                                                                          the latest games technology can be applied to real-world
     computer technology and techniques. Study 3D animation and
                                                                          problems.
     visualisation at degree level and discover exciting career
     opportunities across expanding creative sectors.                     Entry requirements
                                                                          BSc (Hons) study option: Full time
     Entry requirements
                                                                          UCAS code: GWK2
     BSc (Hons) study option: Full time
     UCAS code: 2E4W                                                      Year 1
                                                                          SQA Higher: ABBB including Maths or Computing at B plus Nat
     Year 3
                                                                          5 English at C
     College HND: 3D Computer Animation (or equivalent) with a B
                                                                          A level: CCC including Maths or Computing plus GCSE English
     in graded unit/s. Applicants will be required to submit a digital
                                                                          at C/4
     portfolio.
                                                                          ILC Higher: H1 H2 H3 H3 including Maths or Computing plus
     Portfolio                                                            English at Ordinary Level O2
     All applicants are required to submit a digital portfolio to gauge   IB Diploma: 24 points including Maths or Computing
     creative potential, motivation and suitability for the programme.    BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma at MMM in relevant
     Portfolios may be shortlisted to allow for an interview stage        computing subject which includes Maths module
     from a smaller pool of applicants.                                   SWAP: Access to STEM programme at ABB
     English language: IELTS test score 6.0 with no element less          Year 2
     than 5.5.                                                            College HNC: 15 credit HNC Computer Games Development
                                                                          with B in graded units. Must include the following units:
                                                                          Mathematics for Interactive Computing: Essential Techniques
                                                                          or Mathematics: Calculus and Matrices for Computing.

     BSc (Hons) Computer Games                                            Year 3
                                                                          College HND: Computer Games Development (with the Design
     (Art and Animation)                                                  Heavy delivery profile). The HND must include B in graded
                                                                          unit/s. Please note specific modules are required for entry.
     If you are interested in computer-based art and design, study        These can be found on our website.
     the latest creative technology and techniques in computer            English language: IELTS test score 6.0 with no element less
     games art and animation. You can discover exciting career            than 5.5.
     opportunities across the expanding games industry.
     Entry requirements
     BSc (Hons) study option: Full time
     UCAS code: GW4G
     Year 1
     SQA Higher: ABBB including Art & Design
     ILC Higher: H1 H2 H3 H3 including Art & Design
     A level: CCC including Art & Design
     IB Diploma: 24 points must include Visual Arts
     BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant Art & Design
     subject at MMM
     College HNC: Visual Communication with C in graded unit
     Year 3
     College HND: 3D Computer Animation with B in graded units.
     Portfolio
     All candidates are required to submit a portfolio as part of the
     selection process.
     English language: IELTS test score 6.0 with no element less
     than 5.5.
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BSc (Hons) Computer Games                                        Portfolio
                                                                 All applicants will be expected to submit a digital portfolio to
(Software Development)                                           gauge creative potential, motivation and suitability for the
                                                                 programme. Portfolios may be short-listed to allow for an
                                                                 interview stage from a smaller pool of applications.
If you think you would enjoy computer programming and
games, study applied computer games at degree level. Learn       English language: IELTS test score 6.0 with no element less than 5.5.
how to create complex games and how these techniques can be
applied to real-world problems as a games software developer.
Entry requirements
BSc (Hons) study option: Full time                                  Applied Science
UCAS code: W280
Year 1
SQA Higher: ABBB including Maths or Computing at B plus Nat      BSc (Hons)
5 English at C
A level: CCC including Maths or Computing plus GCSE English      Forensic
at C/4
ILC Higher: H1 H2 H3 H3 including Maths or Computing plus
                                                                 Investigation
English at Ordinary Level O2
IB Diploma: 24 points including Maths                            If you enjoy chemistry and practical investigation, you can
BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma at MMM in relevant                become a forensic scientist or analytical chemist. Study criminal
computing subject which includes Maths module plus GCSE          investigation, environmental protection, forensic analysis and
English at C/4                                                   microscopy at degree level.
SWAP: Access to STEM programme at ABB                            Entry requirements
Year 2                                                           BSc (Hons) study option: Full time
College HNC: 15 credit HNC Computer Games Development            UCAS code: F410
with B in graded units. Must include the following units:        Year 1
Mathematics for Interactive Computing: Essential Techniques      SQA Higher: BBBC including Chemistry, plus Nat 5 English and Maths
or Mathematics: Calculus and Matrices for Computing.             A level: CCC including Chemistry, plus GCSE English and Maths at
Year 3                                                           C/4
College HND: Computer Games Development (with the code           ILC Higher: H2 H2 H3 H3 including Chemistry, plus English and
heavy delivery model). HND must include a B in graded units.     Maths at Ordinary Level O2
Please note specific modules are required for entry. These can   IB Diploma: 24 points must include Chemistry at Higher Level
be found on our website.                                         SWAP: Access to STEM programme at BBB
                                                                 BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied/Forensic Science
English language: IELTS test score 6.0 with no element less      (must include Chemistry) at MMM plus GCSE Maths and
than 5.5.                                                        English at C/4
                                                                 Year 2
                                                                 BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied/Forensic Science
                                                                 (must include Chemistry) at DDM plus GCSE Maths and
BSc (Hons) Digital Design                                        English at C/4
                                                                 College HNC: 15 credit HNC Applied Science with B in graded
(Year 3 entry only)                                              unit, must include Chemistry, Maths and Biology.
                                                                 English language: IELTS score 6.0 with no element below 5.5.
Study the creation of visual design, user experience for web,
mobile and motion graphics at degree level. Solve complex
problems with innovative, visually-creative solutions and
progress as a digital designer or UI/UX designer.
Entry requirements
BSc (Hons) study option: Full time
UCAS code: 3K7Q
Year 3
College HND: B in graded units in one of the following:
HND Graphic Design, HND Digital Media, HND Visual
Communication, HND Graphic Design for Print and New Media,
HND Interactive Media, HND Digital Design and Development,
HND Web Development, HND Computer Arts and Design.
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       Civil Engineering and                                             BSc (Hons) Environmental Civil
       Environmental Management                                          Engineering
     BEng (Hons) Building Services                                       If you enjoy physics and maths, you can become a civil engineer.
                                                                         Study structural engineering and construction at degree level.
     Engineering                                                         Entry requirements
                                                                         BSc (Hons) study option: Full time
     Put your analytical and problem-solving skills to the test. Study   UCAS code: H220
     engineering theory and electrical systems at degree level and
     progress to careers such as building services engineer.             Year 1
                                                                         SQA Higher: ABBB including either Maths, Physics,
     Entry requirements                                                  Technological Studies or Engineering Science plus Nat 5 English
     BEng (Hons) study option: Full time                                 at C. Nat 5 Maths at C is also required if not taken at Higher
     UCAS code: K242                                                     Level
     Year 1                                                              A level: BCC including Maths or Physics plus GCSE English at
     SQA Higher: BBCC including Maths and either Physics,                C/4
     Technological Studies or Engineering Science, plus Nat 5 English    ILC Higher: H1 H2 H3 H3 including Maths or Physics, plus
     at C.                                                               English and Maths at Ordinary Level O2 if not taken at Higher
     A level: CCC including Maths and Physics plus GCSE English at       IB Diploma: 24 points must include Maths and Physics
     C/4                                                                 BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Civil Engineering at MMM
     ILC Higher: H2 H2 H4 H4 including Maths and Physics plus            or Technology/Engineering subject at MMM must include
     English at Ordinary Level O2                                        Maths plus GCSE English at C
     IB Diploma: 24 points including Maths and Physics                   SWAP: Access to STEM programme (to include Maths and
     BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering subject at            Physics) at BBB
     MMM                                                                 College HNC: HNC Civil Engineering or Built Environment with
     SWAP: Access to STEM programme at BBB.                              B in graded unit.

     Year 2                                                              Year 2
     College HNC: 15 credit HNC in Mechanical Engineering,               College HND: Civil Engineering with BB in graded unit/s
     Electrical Engineering or Building Services Engineering with        Year 3
     B in graded unit. Other related HNC qualifications may be           College HND: Civil Engineering with AA in graded unit/s
     considered.
     A level: BBC including Maths and Physics plus GCSE English at       English language: IELTS test score 6.0 with no element less
     C/4.                                                                than 5.5.
     BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical
     Engineering at DMM                                                  BSc (Hons) study option: Part time
                                                                         UCAS code: N/A
     Year 3                                                              You have the option to study part time with this degree course.
     College HND: Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
     or Building Services Engineering or Sustainable Design with         Year 1
     B in graded unit. Other related HND qualifications may be           SQA Higher: ABBB including either Maths, Physics,
     considered.                                                         Technological Studies or Engineering Science
                                                                         College HNC/D: HNC Civil Engineering with B in graded unit.
     English language: IELTS test score 6.0 with no element less         HND in Built Environment or other Engineering subject plus
     than 5.5.                                                           evidence of Maths or Physics at Higher or equivalent level

     BEng (Hons) study option: Part time                                 Year 2
     UCAS code: N/A                                                      HND in Civil Engineering with B in the graded units. If Fluid
     You have the option to study part time with this degree course.     Mechanics unit has not been completed as part of the HND, a
                                                                         pass in the GCU Fluid Mechanics test will be required
     Year 1
     College HNC: Building Services Engineering or Electrical            Year 3
     Engineering or any Engineering HNC with B in graded unit            College HND in Civil Engineering with AA in the graded units
                                                                         and including Hydraulics unit
     Year 2
     College HND: Building Services Engineering or Sustainable           Additional requirements
     Design or Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering with     Applicants must be in full-time relevant employment within
     B in graded unit                                                    industry

     Additional requirements
     Applicants to the part-time programme must be in suitable full-
     time employment within industry
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