Burnley College University Courses (BCUC) Prospectus 20-21

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BURNLEY COLLEGE UNIVERSITY COURSES Undergraduate Prospectus 21/22


We place industry expertise and collaboration at the heart of an innovative campus. This allows ambitious individuals to grow into future leaders; capable of adapting to change, embracing challenges and shaping industries.


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YOU CAN BE THE MASTER OF YOUR OWN DESTINY. TH IS IS WH E RE YOUR JOURNEY STARTS .


WELCOME TO THE PLACE WHERE INDUSTRY MEETS UNIVERSITY WELCOME TO THE FUTURE OF UNIVERSITY EDUCATION WELCOME TO BURNLEY COLLEGE UNIVERSITY COURSES

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Here at Burnley College University Courses, we’re passionate about ensuring all of our undergraduates have the skills and knowledge that set them apart from the rest. That make them the inspirational and dynamic leaders of tomorrow who will transform industry: the self-confident individuals who break the mould and do something different. We’re proud to provide ambitious individuals with the skills truly valued by leading employers. We’re proud to empower the forward-thinkers who will become key members of the workforce and drive business forward. WELCOME TO BCUC: PREPARE TO DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT. PREPARE TO BE SOMETHING DIFFERENT.

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT

ACADEMIC SUPPORT

OUR TOWN. OUR CAMPUS.

UNIVERSITY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS EXPLAINED

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

TOGETHER WE’RE STRONGER: OUR PARTNERS

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COURSES TO CAREERS:

DISCOVER ALL OUR AMAZING DEGREE LEVEL COURSES

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BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

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COMPUTER SCIENCE

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CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

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CONSTRUCTION AND FURNITURE

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ENGINEERING

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING

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HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

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SPORT, FITNESS AND PUBLIC SERVICES

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TEACHING AND EDUCATION

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LEARN FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS

THE BCUC LEARNING EXPERIENCE


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OUR BCUC COMMUNITY

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

SPACE TO SUCCEED: OUR AMAZING CAMPUS

UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE

CELEBRATE YOUR SUCCESS: GRADUATION

OUR ACCOLADES

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LIFE IN BURNLEY

CAREERS ADVICE AND GUIDANCE

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

OUR APPLICATION PROCESS

OUR OPEN EVENTS

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At BCUC we understand that you may have many questions about degree-level study, including: •

Do I have the qualifications needed to study for a degree?

Which course is best for me to achieve my goals?

What financial support is available to me as a degree-level student?

Do I have the skills needed to study at university level?

Can I continue to work and study at the same time?

Is there wellbeing support I can access to build resilience?

At BCUC we work with you to answer all your questions and show you just how accessible university-level study is for you.

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IT ALL ADDS UP We understand that university-level study is a big commitment – in terms of your time and finances. That’s why we have a support team of professional advisors in place to take you step by step through the grants, loans and benefits you may be eligible for as a university-level student.


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Burnley Bursary As an undergraduate at BCUC - whatever your household income - you can apply for the Burnley Bursary and access great benefits to help you adjust to University life.

If your household income is above £25,000, you’ll be eligible for a:

£500 Campus Credits to spend on food, trips, stationery or facilities on site OR £250 Campus Credits and £250 gym package

For students with a household income of under £20,000 – create your own Burnley Bursary package up to the value of £2,000 to suit your lifestyle and study needs, choosing from:

£1,000 cash | £500 to spend on a laptop or iPad OR £500 Campus Credits to spend on food, trips, stationery or facilities on site OR £250 Campus Credits and £250 gym package OR £500 car parking (cash payment to support parking offsite at nearby car parks)

For students with a household income of between £20,000-£25,000, create your own Burnley Bursary package up to the value of £1,000 to suit your lifestyle and study needs, choosing from:

£500 cash | £500 to spend on a laptop or iPad OR £500 Campus Credits to spend on food, trips, stationery or facilities on site OR £250 Campus Credits and £250 gym package OR £500 car parking (cash payment to support parking offsite at nearby car parks)

As a member of the National Students’ Union you can also benefit from great offers on:

Travel | Eating Out | Entertainment | Supermarkets | Music and Technology | Uni Essentials | Beauty | Fashion | Finance | Health and Fitness.

As a student you may also be eligible for:

Income Support | Childcare Grant | Parents’ Learning Allowance | Adult Dependants’ Grant | Child Tax Credit | Disabled Students’ Allowance.

*These details were correct at the time of going to print - August 2020.

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AMBER BUTTON BA (HONS) CHILDREN, SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES BURNLEY BURSARY SCHEME RECIPIENT

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STUDENT FINANCE ENGLAND The Government’s Student Finance website will take you through the process of applying for Student Loans and Grants step-by-step, but our advisors will also be able to give you a helping hand, too. Whether you’re a full-time or part-time student; whatever your situation, support is available* to help you become something different and break the mould as an undergraduate here in Burnley. *depending on income, see more at www.gov.uk/student-finance

Fees apply for all university-level courses. See www.burnley.ac.uk/University-Courses-Available for individual course fees per annum.

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ACADEMIC SUPPORT University-level study will challenge you. You will be learning the advanced theories, concepts and skills that will make you a leader in your chosen field. But you won’t be alone.

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Our Academic Support Tutors will be with you every step of the way on your journey. On an individual basis or as part of a group, they will offer you guidance on:

Assessment Methods How you will be assessed throughout your degree; what your results mean and how you can improve your grades.

Research Skills Advice on the most effective research methods available to you to help you gain an in-depth knowledge of your specialism.

Academic writing Developing the language used in academia and constructing the perfect essay.

Referencing Guiding you through the various referencing styles you will need to use in your undergraduate work, sourcing information for essays, conducting reports and presentations.

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OUR TOWN.

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OUR CAMPUS.

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Vibrant Town Centre

Reel Cinema: just one of the great ways to relax in Burnley

Great Transport Links to the North West and beyond

Burnley College University Courses £100 million Campus

Crow Wood Leisure - World Luxury Spa Awards Winner 2019

Iconic Pendle Hill: Lancashire landmark

Former World Leader in the Cotton Industry


Turf Moor: Home to Premier League Burnley FC

Stunning countryside on our doorstep

Forefront of Digital Industries

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Centre for Aerospace Industry Expertise

Booming Business Parks

Affordable houses to buy or rent

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We are not a traditional University. We are not limited by location. Our Campus is the borough of Burnley. It is the canvas on which we paint the future of University education. Motorway and rail links; business and innovation parks; banking; supermarkets; leisure facilities and award-winning fitness centre Fitness Evolution; fast-food chains and independent coffee shops are close at hand. Our University town is large enough to have the retail and leisure facilities that matter to you, yet is small enough to be accessible and friendly.


U N IVERS ITY LEVEL QUALIFICATION S EXPL AIN E D Whether you are academic or prefer a hands-on approach to learning, there is a university-level qualification to suit you at Burnley College University Courses. Our programmes are specially selected to ensure you quickly build the skills, knowledge and self-confidence to make a difference, whether that’s in the workplace or community.

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Certificate in Education (Cert Ed)

Degree (BA, BSc, BEng, LLB)

Foundation Degree (FdA, FDSc) Top Up Degree Higher National Diploma (HND)

Higher National Certificate (HNC)

Preparatory Certificate in Education and Training

Foundation Entry

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A PGCE is a one-year post-graduate qualification which is recognised, and allows you to teach different age groups, across the world. You can take a PGCE qualification after obtaining a full degree and study combines experience in the classroom alongside academic theory.

Degree (BA, BSc, BEng, LLB) A Bachelors Degree can also be known as an undergraduate, first or honours degree. It typically takes three years full-time or four years part-time to complete. ‘Bachelors Degree’ is the broad term given to a full undergraduate degree but there are different designations depending on your subject: ‘Bachelor of Arts (BA)’, ‘Bachelor of Science (BSc)’ and ‘Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)’. LLB is the abbreviation for the Bachelor of Law Degree.

Top-up Degree Top-up Degrees are designed for students who have successfully completed a Foundation Degree or a Higher National Diploma. A top-up course, or progression route, allows you to enter the final year of university study so you can upgrade your qualification to a full degree - this typically takes one year of further study, full-time.

Foundation Degree (FdA) Foundation Degrees combine practical work-based learning with academic study and aim to train you for a specific job. The qualification is often favoured by students who want to work and study at the same time. Once you have completed your Foundation Degree you can go straight into work or you can ‘top-up’ your studies to achieve a full degree.

Higher National Certificate and Diploma (HND/HNC)

Foundation Entry Foundation Entry Degree courses are ideal for students who have the ability to study for a degree, but do not have the necessary qualifications. An additional preliminary year of study will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to progress to your chosen Honours Degree.

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Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Certificate in Education (Cert Ed)

Foundation Entry Degrees are different to Foundation Degrees, which are usually offered over two years and require a further top-up to gain an Honours Degree. These are an additional year at the beginning of your undergraduate degree.

HNCs and HNDs are work-related courses which focus on ‘learning by doing’ and are designed to give you specific work skills. A full-time HNC takes one year to complete. An HND is the next level up and takes two years to complete full-time or three to four years parttime. Generally, a HND is equivalent to the second year of university and can be used as a stepping-stone to a full degree.

Preparatory Certificate in Education and Training This qualification is for those interested in starting to prepare to teach or train in the Further Education (FE) and Skills sector, includes colleges, sixth forms, adult and community learning, the NHS, offender learning, the police service and in private sector training organisations. It is a short qualification, suitable for new ‘in service’ teachers, and for ‘pre-service’ and ‘pre-employment’ teachers, trainers and tutors in the FE and Skills Sector as you will be introduced to classroom fundamentals and teaching and learning strategies.

National Careers Service As a BCUC student you have access to National Careers Service expert and impartial advice and guidance on your future career options. Our friendly advisors are specialists in helping your ambition become a reality and ensuring you have the skills and knowledge you need to become a leader in your chosen industry. They can help you: •

Explore different careers

Assess your existing skills

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Use your personal experience alongside your academic qualifications to become something different. Your previous academic and professional qualifications (such as A Levels and Vocational qualifications) will count towards the entry criteria for your chosen University course. However, we understand that your industry experience and drive to make a difference to the lives of others are valuable, too. That is why we will also take into account your career achievements, your voluntary work and life experiences.

We will guide and support you to gain any further qualifications you may need before you embark on University-level study through a range of specialist programmes at Burnley College, on both a full and part-time basis. Every student applying to study on a Burnley College University Courses programme is unique. Everyone’s academic qualifications and experience differs. We will treat every application as an individual and will take into account your personal attributes, skills, knowledge and experience, too.

Follow the application process on pg 138 or talk to our specialist advisors on 01282 733400.

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To qualify to take your first step on the ladder to a University level qualification you could use any of the following: •

A Levels

An Advanced Vocational qualification (Level 3)

An Advanced Apprenticeship

An Access to Higher Education qualification

GCSEs or O Levels

Your experience in a career

Your life experience

You will also need a Maths and English qualification. Talk to our specialist advisors about applying to Burnley College University Courses and taking the first step towards becoming something different.

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TOGETHER WE’RE STRONGER We’re proud to work alongside some of the most innovative and forward-thinking Universities to deliver degree courses that will feed your ambition. You’ll study right here in Burnley, with our innovative Lecturers, in our modern facilities, and be part of our Burnley family, but your degree will be accredited by one of the following Universities:

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Proud to partner with these innovative Universities

University of Bolton

Buckinghamshire New University

University of Central Lancashire

Pearson College London

The University of Bolton places a strong emphasis on preparing students for life in their chosen industries – that’s why we’re proud to be closely associated with them.

A number of University courses at Burnley College are awarded by Buckinghamshire New University

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has evolved to become a world-class institution, placed in the top 6% of universities worldwide by The Centre for World University Rankings 2019-20. It holds the maximum five star rating in the QS Stars Rating System 2019. UCLan has also received a silver quality award for ‘consistently exceeding rigorous national quality requirements’ in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessment.

Pearson is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic, vocational and work-based learning qualifications across the country.

They reflect our commitment to workbased learning through placements, internships and ‘sandwich’ gap years, as well as high-quality, specialist teaching in a modern environment, with small class sizes. They are committed to becoming a national and international centre of excellence, and a byword for vocationally-focussed undergraduate programmes. We are delighted to be part of that process, bringing global recognition to Burnley.

Buckinghamshire New University have an excellent reputation as a hub for learning, reaching out to local, national and international communities and have a keen interest in developing their reputation for research and enterprise, across academic and professional disciplines. Buckinghamshire New University is a University that is proud of its heritage, and excited about the future. With a partnership already in place to inspire students in emerging technology, they are dedicated to making a real difference to people’s lives.

Through UCLan’s £200 million Campus Masterplan, the University is creating a world-class campus that integrates with the City and is compatible with UCLan’s status as one of the UK’s largest universities.

Regulated at Ofqual, Pearson offer qualifications which are globally recognised and benchmarked – in the University sector this includes Higher National Certificates (HNCs) and Higher National Diplomas (HNDs). It brings together leading names in education to provide a blend of content, curricula, assessment, training and technology to make learning more engaging and effective. Pearson has been at the very forefront of educational excellence since 1836, when a royal charter gave the University of London its powers to conduct exams and confer degrees, and is constantly developing to meet the needs of today’s learners and generations to come.

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The University-level courses which will help you achieve your dream career.

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CONSTRUCTION AND FURNITURE

The University-level courses which will help you achieve your dream career. BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

Construction and Built Environment (Construction)

HNC

Construction and Built Environment (Electrical)

HNC

Construction and Built Environment (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning)

HNC

Furniture Design and Make

HNC

Construction and Built Environment (Construction) - Plus Top Up from HNC

HND

Construction and Built Environment (Electrical)- Plus Top Up from HNC

HND

Construction and Built Environment (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) - Plus Top Up from HNC

HND

Furniture Design and Make

HND

ENGINEERING

Business Management (Including Foundation Entry* plus Top-Up**)

BA(Hons)

Business and Psychology (Including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Business and Management

FdA

Chartered Manager

Degree App

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

HNC

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

HNC

Electronic Engineering

HND

Mechanical Engineering

HND

HEALTH AND WELLBEING COMPUTER SCIENCE

BA(Hons)

Computing (Including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Games Development (Including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Counselling and Psychotherapy (including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Digital and Technology Solutions Professional

Degree App

Integrated Health and Social Care – Top Up**

BA(Hons)

Health and Social Sciences (including Foundation Entry* and Top Up**)

BSc(Hons)

Medical Biology (including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Physiology and Pharmacology (including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Psychology, Psychotheraphy & Counselling (including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Health and Social Care (Mental Health)

FdA

Applied Science (Biology)

HNC

Applied Science (Chemistry)

HNC

Applied Science (Biology)

HND

Applied Science (Chemistry)

HND

CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

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Community and Social Care Policy and Practice (including Foundation Entry*)

Art and Design (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Community Theatre and Performance (Top Up**)

BA(Hons)

Music Production and Performance (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Performance (Acting)

HNC

Performance (Dance)

HNC

Performance (Musical Theatre)

HNC

Performance (Acting)^

HND

Performance (Dance)^

HND

Performance (Musical Theatre)^

HND


Crime and Criminal Justice (Including Foundation Entry*)

TEACHING AND EDUCATION BA(Hons) Education and Training***

PGCE

Criminology and Sociology (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Children, Schools and Families

BA(Hons)

Education and History (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Education and History (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Education and Psychology (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Education and Learning - Plus Top Up**

BA(Hons) BA(Hons)

Education and Sociology (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Education and Psychology (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Education and Sociology (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

English (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Professional Development in Early Years - Top Up**

BA(Hons)

English and Creative Writing (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

English Literature (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Professional Development in Education - Top Up**

English Literature and History (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

Professional Practice (Working with Children and Young People) - Top Up**

BA(Hons)

Behavioural Science (Including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Children, Young People and their Services

FdA

Certificate in Education

Cert Ed

Psychology (Including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Psychology and Criminology (Including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Law with Criminology (Including Foundation Entry*)

LLB(Hons)

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HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES

SPORT, FITNESS & PUBLIC SERVICES Police Studies with Criminal Investigation (Including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Sports Development and Coaching (Including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Sport and Exercise Science (Including Foundation Entry* and Top Up**)

BSc(Hons)

Sport Psychology (Including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

Public Services

HNC

Public Services

HND

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BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT You’re a future leader. A leader who will transform industries and change lives. Our Business and Management degree courses will give you the skills and knowledge to make a real difference in the workplace, whether you’re taking your first step on the career ladder or are developing existing skills. Whether you choose the private, public or voluntary sector - or choose to set up your own business - you will have the ability to communicate effectively, problem solve, think like an entrepreneur and manage change effectively.

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Lecturers in the School of Business and Management are drawn from some of the big name employers found around the globe, bringing with them a breadth of experience in management and leadership roles. Industry experts and representatives from the local business community will help develop your understanding of the complex world of business, with its multiple roles and job opportunities, through a series of guest lectures and interactive seminars.

A key skill you will acquire as part of your studies will be problem-solving. Employers in a wide variety of industries place the ability to solve problems and overcome hurdles as a key attribute they look for in a graduate and, as such, a Business and Management degree could open the door to careers in many different sectors.


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Business & Management Lecturer

COURSE

AWARD

TARIFF

Business Management

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5751

Business and Psychology

BSc(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5750

Business and Management

FdA

104-112

FT/PT

A2372

Chartered Manager

Degree App

Prior Learning

PT

A5598

(Including Foundation Entry* plus Top-Up**) (Including Foundation Entry*)

STUDY

UCAS

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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS AND PSYCHOLOGY

BA (Hons)

BSc (Hons)

This degree equips you with the knowledge and understanding of contemporary best practice in strategic international management and will develop your personal skills to prepare you for management, or running your own business.

Psychology is a fascinating subject and is potentially made even more fascinating by applying it in a business environment, such as consumer and organisational psychology. It brings the study of human behaviour to life in a hands-on and meaningful way.

(Including Foundation Entry plus Top-Up)

You will develop a good understanding of the nature of business management and develop skills such as empathy, problem solving and creativity, to ensure you are well placed to enter the employment market. The course focusses on the ability to think critically and will enable you to analyse and evaluate solutions to complex, real-life problems, equipping you with the knowledge of contemporary management theories and giving you the opportunity to apply and integrate that knowledge in live projects.

(Including Foundation Entry)

Our programme will help you gain employable skills that will help you in future roles within human resources management, executive leadership or advertising and marketing. You will work with business clients to help them solve a real world problem and study the applications of psychology in a range of areas, focusing on businesses and organisations.

As part of your studies, you may have the opportunity to visit local businesses to enhance your understanding and perception. Local employers will also be invited to provide guest lectures, enriching your experience.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Technology and Artificial Intelligence in Business

Principles of Marketing

Contemporary Management Theories

Business Consulting

Marketing

People Management

Leadership Skills

Organisational Behaviour

Financial Decision Making

Strategic Agility

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BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

CHARTERED MANAGER

Foundation Degree

Degree Apprenticeship

This Foundation Degree in Business and Management will provide you with the understanding of business practice, organisation and functions needed to progress to a career in Business Management.

The Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) programme equips Apprentices with the skills and strategies to deal with contemporary challenges in global management, as well as the confidence, behaviours and knowledge to develop areas of specialist management, leadership and consultancy. Successful Apprentices will gain a BA (Hons) Business Management degree from Buckinghamshire New University along with Chartered Manager status.

Concepts are developed from both an academic and practical perspective and their relevance to your working life, career and aspirations are explored. This Foundation Degree has been designed to develop knowledge and understanding of a range of business disciplines including line management, marketing, accounting and business practice. It will focus on developing your core study skills, general business knowledge and problem solving abilities. As part of your studies, you may have the opportunity to visit local businesses to enhance your understanding and perception. Local employers will also be invited to provide guest lectures, enriching your experience.

Degree Apprenticeships combine university study and work-based learning. This academic undergraduate degree is integrated with experience, practice and learning in the workplace. An Apprentice has paid employment status and does not pay training costs or student fees. Degree Apprenticeships are co-designed by employers ensuring Apprentices are equipped with the skills employers need and for their own future career.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

First Line Management

Financial Decision Making

Organisations in their Environment

Leadership and Management

Management and Organisational Functions

Human Resources

Entrepreneurship & Small Business Start-up

Contemporary Business Environments

Marketing Principles for Business

Principles of Marketing

Awarded By

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CAREERS

WHERE A BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT DEGREE CAN TAKE YOU

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BUSINESS ADVISOR BUSINESS ANALYST BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER CHARTERED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT CORPORATE INVESTMENT BANKER CONSTRUCTION MANAGER DATA SCIENTIST ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER FORENSIC ACCOUNTANT

In the latest National Student Survey, in which undergraduates across the UK share their opinions anonymously about their courses, our BCUC students agreed Lecturers are good at explaining things

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OUR GRADUATES Graduates of the BCUC School of Business and Management progress to successful careers. Our success stories include: Jaffer Khan who achieved a place on the popular BT Graduate scheme Zulaikha Tahseen who has progressed to study a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management at Bradford University Rowan Sweet progressing to study a PGCE to qualify as a Teacher

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER INSURANCE UNDERWRITER MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT MARKETING EXECUTIVE RETAIL MANAGER

OUR LINKS Graduates of the BCUC School of Business and Management develop their skills and knowledge through our industry links with top employers including: The Senator Group Hycrome Aerospace Ltd IKEA


BETH ECROYD

BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT GRADUATE Client Manager, British Standards Institute

Every day is different in my role, which I really like. I work with everyone, from directors to cleaners and on many different projects throughout the business. My degree prepared me to face the different challenges I encounter and gave me the skills to be adaptable

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COMPUTER SCIENCE If you’re forward-thinking and looking for a career which will always challenge you and be constantly developing – then a career in digital technologies or computing is for you. We’re proud to offer a range of degrees which relate to the key career opportunities in this exciting sector where your hobby or passion could lead to you becoming something different. A degree from our School of Computer Science will open the door to careers in a variety of fascinating sectors in the UK and across the globe and could place you at the very forefront of technological advances.

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We’re constantly investing in our equipment and facilities to ensure that you, as an undergraduate in the School of Computer Science, have access to the very latest technologies. Our learning spaces are modern and high tech, the perfect environment for you to become an expert in your field. Our Lecturers are at the very top of their field and bring industry-expertise to the learning

environment, fusing their industry knowledge with the very latest pedagogical techniques to bring your studies to life. A skill you will acquire during your studies will be problem-solving. Employers in a variety of industries place the ability to solve problems and overcome hurdles as a key attribute they look for in a graduate and, as such, a Computer Science degree could open the door to careers in different sectors.


SOPHIA HUSSAIN

Computer Science Lecturer

COURSE

AWARD

TARIFF

STUDY

UCAS

Computing (Including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5625

Games Development

BSc(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5754

Degree App

Prior Learning

PT

A5714

(Including Foundation Entry*)

Digital and Technology Solutions Professional

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COMPUTING

GAMES DEVELOPMENT

BSc (Hons)

BSc (Hons)

This degree allows you to gain experience in the underpinning technical skills you need to start a challenging and dynamic career in computing.

Games Development focusses on how to create games, from traditional software design and coding to the latest techniques within graphics and Artificial Intelligence. The course also provides an insight into other disciplines within the industry, including design, modelling, animation and business.

(Including Foundation Entry)

(Including Foundation Entry)

It balances theory and practice in computing systems and software engineering, providing a strong foundation and the chance to specialise in various branches of the industry. Students focus on their specialist interests through a choice of options and through an individual project in the final year, enabling you to move forward into a number of career paths such as Software Development, System Development, Mobile Development, Networking and Security, Database Management, IT Support and Research. This degree has a broad scope and covers the main areas within computing, including crucial aspects of computing and software development. You will also learn key industrial skills that are transferable within technology-based careers.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Computer Architectures

Computer Programming(C#)

Networking

Character Animation/3D Modelling

Application Programming

AI for Games

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

The Games Business

Web Development

Games Design

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You will develop your programming skills (C#) and apply them to the development of 2D and 3D games within a commercial games engine. Additional study provides a taste of games design; 3D modelling; an understanding of the hardware on which games are deployed; graphics and managing complex computer game development projects. You will develop a physics engine and integrate it into a games engine, extending your understanding of complex AI techniques and study how games companies operate, along with tips on how to start a career in the industry.

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DIGITAL AND TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS PROFESSIONAL Degree Apprenticeship Degree Apprenticeships combine university-study and work-based learning to enable apprentices to gain a full bachelor’s degree. This provision of an academic undergraduate degree is integrated with experience, practice and learning in the workplace. An apprentice has paid employment status and does not pay any training costs or student fees. Degree Apprenticeships are co-designed by employers ensuring that apprentices are equipped with the skills employers need and for their own future career. The Digital Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship programme equips apprentices with the skills to deal with contemporary technology challenges in the IT workplace, as well as provide them with the confidence to develop their specialisms, including software and network engineering and analyst roles. Successful apprentices will gain a BSc (Hons) Digital Technology Solutions degree with cutting edge skills and knowledge to place them at the forefront of this exciting, fast-paced industry.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

Infrastructure Engineering

Network Security

Systems Cyber Security

Web Design

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CAREERS WHERE A COMPUTER SCIENCE DEGREE CAN TAKE YOU

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APPLICATION ANALYST CAD TECHNICIAN CYBER SECURITY ANALYST DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

In the latest National Student Survey, in which undergraduates across the UK share their opinions anonymously about their courses, our BCUC students agreed My course has given me the opportunity to explore ideas and concepts in depth

90%

DIGITAL COPYWRITER FORENSIC COMPUTER ANALYST GAMES DEVELOPER INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER MULTIMEDIA PROGRAMMER

OUR GRADUATES Graduates of the BCUC School of Computer Science progress to successful careers. Our success stories include: Arthur Bass Web Developer at Icansee Kyle Collinson Junior Programmer at CoreRFID Ltd

NANOTECHNOLOGIST SEO SPECIALIST SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER TECHNICAL AUTHOR VFX ARTIST WEB CONTENT MANAGER WEB DEVELOPER

OUR LINKS Graduates of the BCUC School of Computer Science develop their skills and knowledge through our industry links with top employers including: Pendle Borough Council Bandicoot Fort Vale Sir John Thursby Community College


JORDON THORNBER COMPUTER GAMES ENTERPRISE

The lecturers on my degree programme have really fired my ambition and have always made the time to support me at every point during my studies at BCUC.

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CREATIVE INDUSTRIES Could you harness the power of creativity to make a difference to the lives of others?

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Our Creative Industries degree programmes allow you the opportunity to turn your talent and passion into a career that will make a difference.

We love to celebrate the talents of our undergraduates and give you the chance to perform to diverse audiences at a variety of events.

Explore the world of Theatre and Performance, Art and Design, Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre or Music Production and Performance to really get to the very heart of your subject, completing your degree with an in-depth knowledge and expert skills that will help towards a career in a Creative Industry

To give a professional performance, you need industry-standard performance and rehearsal spaces. That’s why we have invested heavily in our facilities and equipment, from a 160-seat performance theatre, with industry standard lighting and sound system, to dance studios and recording studios.

As a Creative Industries undergraduate you’ll have the opportunity to take part in a range of exciting trips and visits to key performance locations across the region, including the acclaimed The Grand, Clitheroe, which is kitted out with the very latest sound decks and professional stage.


KARL EDEN

Music Production & Performance Lecturer

COURSE

AWARD

TARIFF

STUDY

UCAS

Art and Design (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A6010

Community Theatre and Performance (Top Up**)

BA(Hons)

Prior Learning

FT

A5144

Music Production and Performance

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5402

Performance (Acting)

HNC

104-112

FT

A6113

Performance (Dance)

HNC

104-112

FT

A6113

Performance (Musical Theatre)

HNC

104-112

FT

A6113

Performance (Acting)

HND

104-112

FT

TBC^

Performance (Dance)

HND

104-112

FT

TBC^

Performance (Musical Theatre)

HND

104-112

FT

TBC^

(Including Foundation Entry*)

*Foundation Entry Courses require a Tariff of 64 UCAS points ** Top-Up Degree Courses require Accredited Prior Learning ^Course due to start in 2021

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ART AND DESIGN

COMMUNITY THEATRE AND PERFORMANCE

BA (Hons)

BA (Hons)

Students on this exciting BA (Hons) Art and Design degree course have the opportunity to work with talented, industry expert Lecturers to plan a unique course, combining two specialisms from fine art, photography, graphic design, animation, illustration, textiles and surface design.

Students will study a range of topics designed to expand their current performance skills and techniques in a community theatre setting.

(Foundation Entry)

(TOP UP)

As a student you explore the interplay between your chosen art and design disciplines through a bespoke learning experience which can lay the foundations for your future career. You will have opportunities to explore different art and design media, techniques and processes, and develop links that cross the traditional art and design boundaries. Career and transferable skills are also essential to your future success so we aim to ensure you gain relevant experience towards running a small business enterprise, creative studio management and a wider knowledge of the arts sector.

Assessment is used both to determine results and to assist students in their development. Assessment methods are varied, including creative expansion and performance, essays, portfolios, journals, case studies, reports, individual and group presentations and leading workshops. On completion of this course, students can pursue careers as actors, professional theatre or community practitioners or drama teachers.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Creative Studio Management

Professional Practice

Live Project Work

Community Theatre

Public Art Installations

Applied Performance

Techniques and Processes

Communication Skills

Art and Design Media

Community Theatre in Action

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The course culminates in a final performance project in which students have full creative control in planning, devising and delivering, encouraging them to work with outside agencies, workplaces and community groups. By their very nature, Creative Arts courses are highly vocational and combine both academic activities with practice and experience.

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MUSIC PRODUCTION AND PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE (ACTING)

BA (Hons)

HNC

This degree provides comprehensive training in key elements of Music Production and Performance, including critical listening and analysis, music performance and composition, and live audio and studio techniques.

Students will have the opportunity to put their theory into practice on this HNC course, taking performances into the community, working with schools and creating pieces to showcase to diverse audiences.

(Including Foundation Entry)

This is a multi-disciplinary degree which uniquely caters for aspiring music performers, producers and composers who seek to develop and manage their music production, performance and composition skills to align with the modern day music industry.

The practical elements of this course ensure students develop the professional skills needed for both live and filmed performances. Work throughout the course will enable students to compile a strong portfolio which can be used to start a career in the Performing Arts industry or facilitate access to higher-level study.

Given the ever-changing nature of the field, we encourage a focus on building a research community within the Music Production and Performance course, enabling students to maintain an awareness of current trends, and create original research and practice portfolios. We develop students’ ability to approach their careers in unique ways, and demonstrate how music production and performance skills can be used outside the normal studio-based contexts to generate multiple income streams.

This HNC course provides students with an in-depth understanding of the Performing Arts industry, as well as the specialist skills and knowledge they need to succeed as an actor.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Studio-based Music Production

Acting for Camera

Live Sound Production

Movement for Actors

Performance Skills

Lighting Operation

Composition

Sound Operation

Listening Skills

Hair and Make-up Application

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Over the course of our studies, you will have access to industry-standard equipment and facilities, including professional rehearsal spaces, a 160-seat performance theatre, professional lighting and cameras and recording equipment.

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burnley.ac.uk/university

PERFORMANCE (DANCE)

PERFORMANCE (MUSICAL THEATRE)

HNC

HNC

This HNC provides students with the skills and knowledge to become a self-reflective and adaptable dance professional, with a portfolio of work to showcase to future employers or to support their application for HND level study.

As a student on this course you will gain an in-depth understanding of the Performing Arts Industry and your professional development before specialising in your chosen pathway of Musical Theatre.

Alongside key elements of dance specialism, students will gain a thorough understanding of the Performing Arts industry and have the opportunity to work with the popular Dance Academy at Burnley College, developing team working and communication skills. BCUC has developed professional links with local schools and, as a dance student, you will also have the opportunity to perform and lead workshops within the education sector locally and develop your own projects to inspire and motivate pupils. As a BCUC student, you will have access to professional dance studios and rehearsal spaces, as well as a 160-seat performance theatre with industrystandard lighting and recording equipment.

As a student you will have access to BCUC’s industry standard facilities, including a 160-seat performance theatre and rehearsal studios, as well as the successful Musical Theatre Academy in which you can share your talent and expertise.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Jazz Dance

Musical Theatre History in Practice

Ballet

Ensemble Singing

Contemporary Dance

Singing

Commercial Dance

Devising Theatre and Performance

Choreography

Acting

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This course places a significant emphasis on practical work, developing your skills and techniques vital for live performance and filmed productions. At the end of the course you will have a professional portfolio to help you progress into a career or to HND level study. Alongside your specialist Musical Theatre skills and knowledge you will develop effective writing skills; critical thinking; creativity; team building and digital literacy.

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burnley.ac.uk/university

PERFORMANCE (ACTING)

PERFORMANCE (DANCE)

HND

HND

In the HND Performance (Acting) course you will become a well-rounded, creative artist developing your skills as both a performer and practitioner.

In the HND Performance (Dance) course you will become a well-rounded, creative artist developing your skills as both a performer and practitioner.

Acting workshops will have a practical focus developing the skills and techniques within your specialism alongside creative skills. You will produce and direct/choreograph work as well as plan and deliver workshops as an artist within education and community settings. Alongside this your theoretical work includes a research project and creating a personal plan for sustaining a career within the performing arts industry using relevant and current marketing strategies.

Dance workshops will have a practical focus developing the skills and techniques within your specialism alongside creative skills. You will produce and direct/choreograph work as well as plan and deliver workshops as an artist within education and community settings. Alongside this your theoretical work includes a research project and creating a personal plan for sustaining a career within the performing arts industry using relevant and current marketing strategies.

The HND in Performance (Acting) will give you the skills and experience required to enter the industry within a variety of roles or to continue your studies at level 6 and gain a full BA Hons degree. At all times you will have access to our industry-standard equipment and facilities, including rehearsal spaces, a 160 seat performance theatre, professional lighting and cameras and recording equipment.

The HND in Performance (Dance) will give you the skills and experience required to enter the industry within a variety of roles or to continue your studies at level 6 and gain a full BA Hons degree. At all times you will have access to our industry-standard equipment and facilities, including rehearsal spaces, a 160 seat performance theatre, professional lighting and cameras and recording equipment.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Acting & Physical Theatre

Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary & Commercial

Classical & Immersive Theatre

Dance for Musical Theatre

Dance & Voice Skills for Actors

Physical Theatre & Contact Improvisation

Directing & Producing

Choreography & Partner Work

Auditioning

Auditioning

Working in Creative Education

Working in Creative Education

Awarded By

Awarded By

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PERFORMANCE (MUSICAL THEATRE)

HND In the HND Performance (Musical Theatre) course you will become a well-rounded, creative artist developing your skills as both a performer and practitioner. Musical Theatre workshops will have a practical focus developing the skills and techniques within your specialism alongside creative skills. You will produce and direct/choreograph work as well as plan and deliver workshops as an artist within education and community settings. Alongside this your theoretical work includes a research project and creating a personal plan for sustaining a career within the performing arts industry using relevant and current marketing strategies. The HND in Performance (Musical Theatre) will give you the skills and experience required to enter the industry within a variety of roles or to continue your studies at level 6 and gain a full BA Hons degree. At all times you will have access to our industry-standard equipment and facilities, including rehearsal spaces, a 160 seat performance theatre, professional lighting and cameras and recording equipment.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

Acting, Singing, Jazz, Contemporary

Dance for Musical Theatre

Ballet

Physical Theatre

Directing & Auditioning

Working in Creative Education

Awarded By

LEON AKBAR

MUSIC PRODUCTION AND PERFORMANCE

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CAREERS WHERE A CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DEGREE CAN TAKE YOU

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ACTOR ARTS ADMINISTRATOR BROADCAST PRESENTER COMMUNITY ARTS WORKER DANCER DRAMA THERAPIST FILM DIRECTOR FURTHER EDUCATION TEACHER MUSIC THERAPIST SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER THEATRE DIRECTOR THEATRE STAGE MANAGER UNIVERSITY LECTURER

In the latest National Student Survey, in which undergraduates across the UK share their opinions anonymously about their courses, our BCUC students agreed Lecturers provide them with helpful comments on their work

94%

OUR GRADUATES Graduates of the BCUC School of Creative Industries progress to successful careers. Our success stories include: Rachel Marshall Primary School Teacher and also working in the Professional Music Industry Katie Kendall Creative Arts Lecturer and Manager of a Franchised Drama Company

OUR LINKS Graduates of the BCUC School of Creative Industries develop their skills and knowledge through our industry links with top employers including: Burnley Youth Theatre Child Action North West NHS Inspire Substance Misuse Service Open Door Charity


INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE THE GRAND, CLITHEROE Music and Production Performance Undergraduates gain vital industry experience.

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CONSTRUCTION AND FURNITURE Construct a new future for yourself. Play your part in building a new community or shaping an industry. University-level courses in our School of Construction and Furniture will give you the skills and knowledge to be a leader in your chosen industry and make a real difference. These are successful industries, in which the North West is a world leader. Our courses are designed in consultation with industry and led by industry experts to give you the competitive edge when establishing your career. Our industry expertise makes us stand out from the crowd. Our lecturers combine

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years of experience in their chosen field with a passion to pass on their skills and knowledge to a new generation of industry leaders.

As a graduate from our School of Construction and Furniture there are many University level qualifications and routes you can take to earning your full degree.

We are continually investing in the latest equipment and facilities to ensure our workshops reflect industry in the 21st Century. Our Centre for Construction and Future Technologies was expanded in 2018, in line with industry demands. It now boasts bespoke learning zones and space for collaborative working where innovation can thrive.

Whether you have a passion for preserving our heritage and traditional skills or are keen to be at the forefront of industry developments, you can find the skills, knowledge and inspiration you need at BCUC.


SOL WHITTAKER

Construction & Built Environment Lecturer

COURSE

AWARD

TARIFF

STUDY

UCAS

Construction and Built Environment (Construction)

HNC

104-112

FT/PT

A5462

Construction and Built Environment (Electrical)

HNC

104-112

FT/PT

A5827

Construction and Built Environment (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning)

HNC

104-112

FT/PT

A5826

Furniture Design and Make

HNC

104-112

PT

A4321

Construction and Built Environment (Construction) - Plus Top Up from HNC

HND

Prior Learning

FT/PT

A5461

Construction and Built Environment (Electrical) - Plus Top Up from HNC

HND

Prior Learning

FT/PT

A6199

Construction and Built Environment (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning)

HND

Prior Learning

FT/PT

A6200

Furniture Design and Make

HND

Prior Learning

FT

A0924

- Plus Top Up from HNC

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CONSTRUCTION AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

CONSTRUCTION AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

HNC

HNC

This course will prepare students for a position in project management or act as an ideal foundation for further study, at HND or degree level and is highly regarded by both Employers and academic institutions.

The purpose of this programme is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the construction and the built environment sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualification aims to widen access to Higher Education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.

(Construction)

The programme is specially tailored to give students a general introduction to the study of construction, encompassing building technology, project management and legislation, with scope for specialism through work-based modules. Teaching, learning and assessment has been designed to help students build their knowledge between academic and work-based activities, with teaching delivered by a mixture of formal lectures by industry experts, seminars, workshops, case studies and field visits, all supported by live project work.

Students will spend time in well-equipped, industrial standard workshops within our £100 million Campus. Teaching, learning and assessment has been designed to help students build their knowledge between academic and work-based activities, with teaching delivered by a mixture of formal lectures by industry experts, seminars, workshops, case studies and field visits, all supported by live project work.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Surveying

Construction Technology

Tender and Procurement

Principles of Electrical Design and Installation

Principles of Refurbishment

Principles of Alternative Energy

Alternative Energy

Scientific Principles for Building Services

Civil Engineering Technology

Principles of Refurbishment

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(Electrical)

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FURNITURE DESIGN AND MAKE

HNC

HNC

This programme provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the Building Services Engineering sector and also offers particular emphasis through the choice of specialist units.

This course develops the wide range of skills which are necessary for students to become a furniture designer or maker or to work within this popular industry.

(Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning)

Students will spend time in well-equipped, industrial standard workshops within our £100 million Campus.

Students will spend time in well-equipped, industrial standard workshops within our £100 million Campus, and will be able to specialise in design, make or production areas.

Teaching, learning and assessment has been designed to help students build their knowledge between academic and work-based activities, with teaching delivered by a mixture of formal lectures by industry experts, seminars, workshops, case studies and field visits, all supported by live project work.

We encourage a fresh and innovative approach to work, with teaching, learning and assessment approaches designed to promote the transfer of learning between academic and work-based activities. Teaching is delivered by a mixture of formal lectures, seminars, workshops, case studies and field visits supported by live project work. There are visiting lecturers from industry and students may additionally enjoy the opportunity to attend site visits and presentations given by leading employers and specialists.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Design Principles and Application for Construction and the Built Environment

Upholstery

Piped Distribution Services for Non-domestic Buildings

Modern Production Methods

CAD/CAM

Energy Utilisation and Efficiency for Building Services Engineering

Marketing

Design

Awarded By

Burnley.ac.uk/University

CONSTRUCTION AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Awarded By

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burnley.ac.uk/university

CONSTRUCTION AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

CONSTRUCTION AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

HND

HND

This course will prepare students for a position in project management or act as an ideal foundation to full degree level study. The programme is specially tailored to give a general knowledge of the study of construction, encompassing building technology, project management and legislation, with scope for students to specialise through work-based modules.

The Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment offers students the opportunity to develop a sound understanding of the principles in their specialist pathway.

(Construction)

This course is highly regarded by Employers and academic institutions, with teaching, learning and assessment helping students build their knowledge between academic and work-based activities. Teaching is delivered through formal lectures by industry experts, seminars, workshops, case studies and field visits, supported by live project work.

(Electrical)

The electrical pathway is aimed at students who hold a post in the design, specification or management with an electrical bias. Fifteen units are required to complete the HND. The electrical pathway has units specifically targeted to meet the needs of an electrical engineer.

Leading figures in the Construction industry give insightful, innovative lectures which are combined with the opportunity to attend site visits and presentations given by specialists within the Construction industry.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Management for Complex Building Projects

Mathematics for Construction

Contracts and Management

Building Information Modelling

Alternative Methods of Construction

Completing a Group Project

Building Management Systems

Advanced Electrical Design & Installation

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FURNITURE DESIGN AND MAKE

HND

HND

The course is for students with a clear line of sight to progression to a degree at Level 6, as well as to gain the skill for work readiness in the sector.

This course develops the range of skills necessary for a student to become a furniture designer or maker or to work within the industry. Students will spend time in the well-equipped, industrial standard workshops in our £100 million Campus and, at every opportunity, will be able to specialise in their preferred areas.

(Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning)

It aims to develop a deeper knowledge of the practices employed by a modern day building services team by focusing on specific aspects of the mechanical design, installation and maintenance. Students will spend time in well-equipped, industrial standard workshops within our £100 million Campus.

We encourage a fresh and innovative approach to work with teaching, learning and assessment designed to promote the transfer of learning between academic and work-based activities and the use a learning contract. Teaching is delivered by a mixture of formal lectures, seminars, workshops, case studies and field visits, supported by live project work. There are visiting lecturers from industry and students may additionally enjoy the opportunity to attend site visits and presentations given by employers and specialists.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Construction Technology and Concepts

Business Planning

Mathematics for Construction and Interpreting Data

CAD/CAM

Principles of Heating Services Design & Installation

Design Analysis

Production Methods

Principles of Ventilation & Air Conditioning Design & Installation

Materials Technology

Awarded By

burnley.ac.uk/university

CONSTRUCTION AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Awarded By

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CAREERS WHERE A CONSTRUCTION DEGREE CAN TAKE YOU

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ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST BUILDING SERVICES ENGINEER BUILDING SURVEYOR CAD TECHNICIAN

In the latest National Student Survey, in which undergraduates across the UK share their opinions anonymously about their courses, our BCUC students agreed The course was intellectually stimulating

90%

CONSTRUCTION MANAGER ESTATES MANAGER FURNITURE DESIGNER FURNITURE RESTORER FURTHER EDUCATION TEACHER GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER QUANTITY SURVEYOR SERVICES ENGINEER SITE ENGINEER SUSTAINABILITY CONSULTANT TOWN PLANNER URBAN DESIGNER

OUR GRADUATES Graduates of the BCUC School of Construction and Furniture progress to successful careers. Our success stories include: Matthew Green accepted at York St Johns University where he will be topping up to a Degree in Furniture Design Robert Nicholas has set up a successful business making bespoke furniture

OUR LINKS Graduates of the BCUC School of Construction and Furniture develop their skills and knowledge through our industry links with top employers including: The Senator Group Cavendish Upholstery Burgess Beds


SEBASTIAN STOTT

HNC IN CONSTRUCTION AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

When I finished my Apprenticeship I really wanted to take my learning to the next level. The HNC has given me new insights into the Construction Industry and is helping me to progress my career.

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ENGINEERING Be at the forefront of Industry 4.0 and shape the future. Position yourself as a leader in your field.

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As a degree-level or graduate Engineer you will be playing an integral role at the very forefront of British industry, using your specialist skills and knowledge to ensure the UK is a world leader in this vital field of expertise.

The North West has an established reputation for expertise in engineering and is home to some of the leading names in the Aerospace Sector, providing great career opportunities for graduates and those looking to develop their career prospects.

University-level study at BCUC will ensure that you are able, at every stage of your university journey, to apply your learning to industry, solving real-life problems and seeking solutions that will have an impact across industry.

Our lecturers are all specialists in their chosen areas, able to provide you with the valuable industry insights, as well as academic expertise, which will make you stand out from the crowd.

Our facilities are constantly expanding to stay one step ahead of industry developments and include a bespoke Robotics and Mechatronics lab, as well as the very latest digital developments essential to the modern Engineer.


AFTAB KHAN

Engineering Lecturer

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COURSE

AWARD

TARIFF

STUDY

UCAS

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

HNC

104-112

FT/PT

A0158

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

HNC

104-112

PT

A0159

Electronic Engineering

HND

Prior Learning

FT/PT

A4306

Mechanical Engineering

HND

Prior Learning

FT/PT

A4307

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ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING

MECHANICAL AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

HNC

HNC

This course will enable students to expand and apply their understanding of Electronic Engineering, developing skills that will help them to progress with their current Employers or launch a successful career.

Mechanical Engineering is concerned with the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of a wide variety of manufacturing equipment and machinery with moveable parts, with this course suitable for students who are already employed in the engineering industry and wish to enhance their career prospects with additional technical knowledge, as well as those seeking a change of career.

The course will comprise of theoretical and practical modules which will be assessed through written assessments, exams and group work, with the majority of the analytical subjects in the course studied during the first year, providing a solid foundation for specialist modules undertaken in the second year. All students complete a Project Module, which involves a high level of individual commitment with the support of highly qualified lecturing staff and can be used to tackle live work-based projects for those already in employment.

Assessment is by a series of assignments throughout the course and, in some units, there is an additional end examination.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Electrical and Electronic Principles

Analytical Methods

Engineering Science

Advanced Materials

Operations Management

CAD/CAM

Programmable Logic Controllers

Engineering Science

Individual Projects

Manufacturing

Awarded By

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This is a well-established national qualification that places academic theory within a practical context, valued by Employers for the practical as well as theoretical skills that students gain on the programme.

Awarded By


Burnley.ac.uk/University

ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

HND

HND

Our HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering gives students the core engineering principles and allows them to skilfully demonstrate how the additional knowledge they have gained can be used effectively in the workplace.

This course is ideal for students who may have some knowledge of Mechanical Engineering already and wish to advance their career or progress to a full degree.

The HND Electronic Engineering is designed to refine students skills, and is ideal for engineers who are already employed in electronic design, power engineering, manufacture and maintenance roles, as well as those students who are enhancing their skill sets in this specialist field with a view to launching a new career.

Mechanical Engineering is specifically concerned with the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment and machinery that has moveable parts, with career opportunities in a wide variety of industries and sectors, such as transport (including aerospace), health, defence, manufacturing, entertainment, finance, publishing, building, design and research.

All students complete a Project Module, which involves a high level of individual commitment with the support of highly qualified lecturing staff and can be used to tackle live work-based projects for those already in employment.

All students complete a Project Module, which involves a high level of individual commitment with the support of highly qualified lecturing staff.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Analytical Methods

Engineering Science

Sequential Logic

CAD/CAM

Electrical and Electronic Principals

Manufacturing Processes

Engineering Science

Mechanical Principles

Operations Management

Project Work

Awarded By

Assessment is by a series of assignments during the course and in some units there is an additional end examination.

Awarded By

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CAREERS WHERE AN ENGINEERING DEGREE CAN TAKE YOU

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ACOUSTIC CONSULTANT AEROSPACE ENGINEER CAD TECHNICIAN CIVIL ENGINEER CONTRACTING CONTROL AND INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEER CORPORATE INVESTMENT BANKER MAINTENANCE ENGINEER MECHANICAL ENGINEER MINING ENGINEER

In the latest National Student Survey, in which undergraduates across the UK share their opinions anonymously about their courses, our BCUC students agreed They have been easily able to access course-specific equipment and resources

92%

OUR GRADUATES Graduates of the BCUC School of Engineering progress to successful careers. Our success stories include: Jake Duthie Award-winning Mechanical Engineer at Pipeline Induction Heat Ltd, travelling the world and studying for a Masters Degree Mike Jackson Design Engineer at BAE Systems now studying for a BEng Shaun Jefferson after achieving a 1st class BEng Degree is now working in a key role at Safran’s French base

NUCLEAR ENGINEER PATENT LAWYER PRODUCTION MANAGER TECHNICAL SALES ENGINEER WATER ENGINEER

OUR LINKS Graduates of the BCUC School of Engineering develop their skills and knowledge through our industry links with top employers including: BAE Systems Safran Paradigm Precision Hope Technology


KRIS TUFF HND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

A HNC and HND were the obvious qualifications for me once my Apprenticeship finished. I’m learning the higher level skills which will help me towards a career in management.

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING A career in the field of Health and Wellbeing is possibly one of the most rewarding you could have. You’ll be changing lives and making a difference to others. You’ll be giving something back to society. You’ll be using the knowledge and skills from your university degree and combining that with your life experience to be that agent for change. Our degree programmes give you the basis you need to work in a wide variety of Health and Wellbeing professions, from counselling to social work, from care home management

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to mental health care, or allow you to springboard to further study in Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy.

which have been newly-designed to offer the optimum learning environment for our undergraduates.

Bridge the gap between theory and practice in the Health and Social Care Sector, learning the skills and knowledge that will help you progress or launch your career in the voluntary, private or public sector.

As a practitioner in this thriving sector already – or if you have a calling to help others – our degree courses have been formulated with industry to provide the highly-skilled, motivated managers of tomorrow.

For courses with a practical element, study in our state-of-the-art laboratories


AMI LEAK

Health & Wellbeing Lecturer

COURSE

AWARD

TARIFF

STUDY

UCAS

Community and Social Care Policy and Practice

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A4689

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5217

Integrated Health and Social Care – Top Up**

BA(Hons

Prior Learning

FT

A5629

Health and Social Sciences

BSc(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5404

Medical Biology (including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

104-112

FT

A6025

Physiology and Pharmacology

BSc(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5216

Psychology, Psychotherapy & Counselling

BSc(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5773

Health and Social Care (Mental Health)

FdA

104-112

FT

A2740

Applied Science (Biology)

HNC

104-112

FT

A6147

Applied Science (Chemistry)

HNC

104-112

FT

A6148

Applied Science (Biology)

HND

Prior Learning

FT

A6150

Applied Science (Chemistry)

HND

Prior Learning

FT

A6151

(including Foundation Entry*)

Counselling and Psychotherapy (including Foundation Entry*)

(including Foundation Entry* and Top Up**)

(including Foundation Entry*)

(including Foundation Entry*)

*Foundation Entry Courses require a Tariff of 64 UCAS points ** Top-Up Degree Courses require Accredited Prior Learning

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COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL CARE POLICY AND PRACTICE

COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY

BA (Hons)

BA (Hons)

This degree course enables students to develop a critical understanding of policy and practice, through the provision of a range of challenging modules and learning experiences, relevant to their future needs in employment or further study within the varied and changing world of community and social care.

This degree course provides students with a foundation of the essential knowledge of theoretical and practical skills which will enables them to progress into careers or areas of further study within the Health and Social Care sector and beyond.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

The course will enable students to critically analyse social, behavioural and political concepts and apply them to community and social care policy and practice and develop knowledge, personal skills and interests in areas relevant to community and social care policy and practice. Students will develop their understanding through a range of challenging modules and learning experiences, developing research, analysis, reflection and evaluation skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written work.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

This is an interesting and stimulating course which provides students with the opportunity to develop their understanding of professional practice. It will also provide them with the opportunity to learn more about a range of topics which include: roles, responsibilities and professionalism, professional boundaries, communication, anatomy, physiology, pathology and disease, along with measuring health and wellbeing. Study skills, such as academic writing and accessing research materials, form an integral aspect of this course and provide students with the foundations needed for further study or employment.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

How Society Works

The Unconscious Mind

Communication Skills

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

The Theory of Social Care

Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Disease

How Welfare is Delivered

Counselling Skills

Different Aspects of Social Welfare

Contemporary Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Awarded By This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.

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Awarded By This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.


HEALTH AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

BA (Hons)

BSc (Hons)

This work-based programme is open to students who have successfully completed a Foundation Degree or a Diploma in Higher Education and has been flexibly designed to enable those already in employment in community health, education, social care and policing to continue their professional development and expand their expertise in their practice setting.

This degree gives students the key transferable academic skills needed for a career in the wellbeing, health, social and voluntary sectors. By studying the changing world and the social and cultural influences on health, wellbeing and society, students deconstruct issues and challenges related to diversity, health and gender, as well as examining ways in which globalisation affects the community and understandings of health, wellbeing and ageing.

(TOP UP)

The programme is designed to help students develop their theoretical knowledge and expertise and enable enhanced practice and career progression. As a ‘top up’ from our Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, it is an excellent gateway into managerial careers in care homes, residential homes, voluntary organisations, special schools and agencies providing domiciliary care. The client base graduates could work with includes young offenders, those with mental health needs, learning disabilities, the vulnerable, elderly and disabled.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY) (TOP UP)

The course uses a multi-disciplinary approach to investigate the world from a social science perspective, uniting the areas of health, wellbeing and social science, with students exploring health from socio-cultural and global perspectives, as well as from a political, environmental and social policy view. This flexible programme allows students to choose a variety of optional modules in the second and third years of study, to tailor the programme to suit their interests, strengths or chosen career path.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Leadership and Management in Practice

Wellbeing

Research and Innovation in Practice

Gender and Sexuality

Contemporary Issues

Leadership Skills

Inter-Professional Practice

Ethics

Awarded By

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INTEGRATED HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

Awarded By

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MEDICAL BIOLOGY

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

BSc (Hons)

BSc (Hons)

Students on the BSc (Hons) Medical Biology degree develop a solid understanding of human biology from a medical perspective, equipping them with the skills and understanding needed for a career in biomedical science, or equip students for potential graduate-entry medicine applications.

This degree provides a strong knowledge of how the body works and how drugs are used to treat disease. Students can continue on this course of study or progress to a range of alternative courses in years 2 and 3, depending on their interests, including Biomedical Sciences, Healthcare Sciences and Pharmacy. With additional study, students could progress into Medicine and Dentistry.

As a student you will develop an understanding of the key principles, concepts and applications of human biology as well as advancements relating to medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical job markets. You will explore the causes of disease, and the methods and technologies used to treat and diagnose them, developing your practical skills, and knowledge of research methods, as well as gaining skills in critical thinking, problem solving and communication that are highly valued in the biosciences and medical industries, and beyond.

Within the programme, students engage in the study of the human body, how drugs work and are used to treat disease and how drugs can help to understand body functions and the disease process. Students have the opportunity to learn more about a range of disciplines including pathophysiology, biochemistry, anatomy, cell biology and molecular biology as well as develop their study skills to successfully engage with their learning and understand the wide range of careers available within this field.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Human Biology

Biosciences

Treatment of Disease

Physiology and Pharmacology

Causes of Disease

How Molecules and Cells Behave

Novel Therapeutics

Molecular Neuropharmacology

Use of Specialist Equipment

Drug Development

Awarded By

Awarded By This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.

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HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (MENTAL HEALTH)

BSc (Hons)

Foundation Degree

The BSc (Hons) Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling degree offers the opportunity to develop core knowledge in these three key subjects, along with the opportunity to gain accredited qualifications in counselling skills.

This degree course places an emphasis on ‘Fitness for Practice’, bridging the gap between theory and practice. It has been created in response to the needs of health and social care providers in the voluntary, private and public sectors to enhance the training and qualifications of their advanced practitioners, operational and managerial staff, to meet the current service quality and performance agenda.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

The degree offers students the chance to learn about the interaction between these disciplines, gaining an appreciation of the diversity of perspectives involved, along with an understanding of their therapeutic use. Students are supported to explore psychology, gain specific counselling skills, and consider broader social issues that impact on the roles of psychotherapist and counsellor, such as assumptions, stereotyping, diversity and prejudice. Students develop knowledge and skills in the use of psychological research methods and an appreciation of the ethical issues involved. Inter-personal and transferable skills are also vital, so students will be challenged to develop communication, problem solving, numerical, analytical, self-management skills and more.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Students will already be working – or planning to work – within the fields of Health and Social Care and, as part of their course, will need to undertake 250 hours of placement, in a variety of settings. If students are already in employment, this can count towards placement hours. This placement experience is integral to ensuring students are able to apply theory from the classroom into the practical setting and develop their individual skills and abilities.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

Communication and Collaboration

Understanding the Person

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Abnormal Psychology

Mental Health Conditions

Counselling Skills

Mental Health Intervention Techniques

The Therapeutic Process

Interventions in Professional Practice

Personality and Developmental Psychology

Awarded By

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PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHOTHERAPY & COUNSELLING

Awarded By

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APPLIED SCIENCE: BIOLOGY

APPLIED SCIENCE: CHEMISTRY

HNC

HNC

Studying the full-time HNC Applied Science: Biology course allows students to develop a broad introduction to the subject area via mandatory core learning, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience through specialist pathways and the selection of optional units across a range of occupationally relevant subjects at Level 4.

The Applied Science: Chemistry course aims to give those with an interest in chemistry the practical and theoretical skills needed to progress in industry, developing technical competencies through a number of hands-on activities and experiments and the study of a selection of compulsory and optional units.

As a student you will acquire the practical and theoretical skills needed to progress in the industry, learning the fundamentals of laboratory techniques, scientific data handling approaches and techniques and a knowledge of regulation and quality in the Applied Sciences.

You will be given a broad introduction to the subject area via mandatory core learning, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience through specialist pathways including laboratory techniques, scientific data handling approaches and techniques regulation and quality in the Applied Sciences. You will also study optional units across a range of occupationally relevant subjects at Level 4.

Completion of the HNC allows students to further specialise and commit to specific career paths progressing to a Level 5 HND, employment or to degree level.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Cell Biology

Fundamentals of Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

Anatomy and Human Physiology

Organic Chemistry

Microbiological Techniques

Physical Chemistry

Professional Development for Scientists

Analytical Chemistry

Awarded By

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Completion of the HNC allows students to further specialise and commit to specific career paths progressing to a Level 5 HND, employment or to degree level.

Awarded By


APPLIED SCIENCE: CHEMISTRY

HND

HND

The full-time HND Applied Science: Biology course provides students with a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector, placing strong emphasis on the effective use and combination of both knowledge and skills.

HND Applied Science: Chemistry provides a thorough grounding in key concepts and practical skills required in this sector, placing strong emphasis on the effective use and combination of both knowledge and skills. You will analyse scientific data and information, and complete a Pearson-set applied sciences research project.

Students study a variety of mandatory and optional modules, including two core units, which includes one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment: the analysis of scientific data and information and an Applied Sciences research project. This specialist HND pathway in Biology has been designed to support progression into relevant occupational areas or on to degree-level study. Upon completion of the HND you will achieve qualification requirements of the Level 5 Technician Scientist Higher Apprenticeship standard, providing apprenticeship status and progression to direct employment.

In this full-time course students will develop their skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. Ideal for those employed in a variety of technical roles, such as: quality control, organic preparations, laboratory analysis, materials testing and research and education. The specialist HND in Chemistry is referenced against professional body standards and meets the mandatory qualification requirements of the Level 5 Technician Scientist Higher Apprenticeship standard, providing apprenticeship status and progression to direct employment. It supports progression into relevant occupational areas or on to degree-level study.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Further Analytical Chemistry

Aromatic & Carbonyl Compounds

Solid State & Transition Metal Chemistry

Specialist Scientific Techniques and Experimentation

Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways,

Molecular Biology and Genetics,

Immunology, Infectious Diseases and Diagnosis,

Science Laboratory Management.

Awarded By

burnley.ac.uk/university

APPLIED SCIENCE: BIOLOGY

Awarded By

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CAREERS WHERE A HEALTH AND WELLBEING DEGREE CAN TAKE YOU

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ADULT NURSE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKER COUNSELLOR DENTAL HYGIENIST

In the latest National Student Survey, in which undergraduates across the UK share their opinions anonymously about their courses, our BCUC students agreed they had the opportunity to work with other students as part of their course

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DOCTOR FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER FURTHER EDUCATION TEACHER HEALTH PROMOTION SPECIALIST HEALTH SERVICE MANAGER

OUR GRADUATES Graduates of the BCUC School of Health and Wellbeing progress to successful careers. Our success stories include: Kerrie Greenwood progressed into Nursing Tara Kelly progressing to a Masters Degree in Social Work at UCLan Chloe Ellison Progressing onto Mental Health Nursing

MEDICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST PHARMACIST PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATE SOCIAL WORKER YOUTH WORKER

OUR LINKS Graduates of the BCUC School of Health and Wellbeing develop their skills and knowledge through our industry links with top employers including: Calderstones Hospital, Mental Health Facility Residential Homes Community Centres


LAUREN DEARLOVE HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (MENTAL HEALTH PATHWAY) FOUNDATION DEGREE

Before returning to study I had been a full-time mum for three years. I didn’t feel confident enough to step straight into a nursing degree and used my university course at Burnley as a stepping stone. It was the best decision I could have made for myself and my family.

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HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Studying Humanities and Social Sciences can open so many doors to a range of exciting careers in a wide selection of industries.

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Our range of subjects offered by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences gives you the opportunity to widen your horizons through the study of other cultures and new concepts and gain a deeper understanding of a subject that fascinates you.

Our Lecturers are truly passionate about their subjects and are constantly carrying out research which they bring back to the classroom to share with undergraduates. Their love for their subjects is truly contagious and you’ll relish the opportunity to discover more each week.

Employers value the communication skills –written and verbal; the research skills you will put to good use and the ability to understand and accept viewpoints that differ from your own that you’ll develop as an undergraduate on a Humanities course.

Our teaching styles in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences is innovative and keeps pace with the very latest developments in pedagogy. From interactive seminars to specially-devised teaching sessions which empower and

enable you to throw traditional ideas and concepts out of the window, you’ll be learning all the time you’re having fun. It’s university learning, but not as you know it. As a Humanities undergraduate you’ll have the opportunity to take part in regular exciting trips and visits to expand your knowledge and see learning come to life. We also have a packed programme of guest lectures from experts and those who bring their own life experience to the classroom.


DAVID LIGHTFOOT

Humanities & Social Sciences Lecturer

COURSE

AWARD

TARIFF

STUDY

UCAS

Crime and Criminal Justice

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5772

Criminology and Sociology

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A4097

Education and History

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A4597

Education and Psychology

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A4098

Education and Sociology

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A4099

English

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A6027

English and Creative Writing

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A6026

English Literature (Including Foundation Entry*)

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5328

English Literature and History

BA(Hons)

104-112

FT

A4753

Behavioural Science

BSc(Hons)

104-112

FT

A5637

Psychology (Including Foundation Entry*)

BSc(Hons)

104-112

FT

A6028

Psychology and Criminology

BSc(Hons)

104-112

FT

A4102

Law with Criminology

LLB(Hons)

104-112

FT

A4891

(Including Foundation Entry*)

(Including Foundation Entry*)

(Including Foundation Entry*)

(Including Foundation Entry*)

(Including Foundation Entry*)

(Including Foundation Entry*)

(Including Foundation Entry*)

(Including Foundation Entry*)

(Including Foundation Entry*)

(Including Foundation Entry*)

(Including Foundation Entry*)

*Foundation Entry Courses require a Tariff of 64 UCAS points

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CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CRIMINOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY

BA (Hons)

BA (Hons)

As a student you will explore how crime is defined and managed in society and will have the opportunity to specialise so you can tailor your degree to your preferred career path, such as policing, the prison service or probation service.

On this course, students explore and critically assess the way society perceives, defines and manages crime. Students explore the nature of crime and of modern society through social differences, social and legal perceptions of and responses to crime, criminality and victimisation.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

The course is suitable for students with a personal interest in the subject matter who are considering a career in the criminal justice system or organisations related to criminal justice and victim/survivor support. It offers a challenging and rigorous examination of the nature of how crime is perceived, defined and managed in modern society. You will develop a critical stance through a broad criminological curriculum that forms an excellent exploration of this subject. This course will be delivered through a mix of engaging modules which are taught by specialists in those areas.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

Issues in Prisons

Policing

Key Thinkers in Criminology

Youth Justice

Gang and Gun Culture

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

The degree offers an exciting opportunity to get involved in a fast growing academic area in which new topics of study are opening up for criminological and sociological investigation daily. There are a number of core modules, integral to the course to be studied, as well as a selection of optional modules offering insights into different specialisms. On this degree programme, students undertake a range of assessed work, including essays, presentations, reports, literature reviews, reading journals, portfolios, seen test papers, posters, blogs and group/individual projects.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

Sociological Ways of Thinking

Crime and Society

Key Thinkers in Sociology

Crime and Morality

Interpersonal Violence

Awarded By

Awarded By This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.

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EDUCATION AND PSYCHOLOGY

BA (Hons)

BA (Hons)

This degree is perfect for students who plan to teach History at secondary school level or beyond. The Education aspect of the course allows students to develop an understanding of educational theories, policies and practice, and apply these to past and present educational issues, while the History modules cover different periods, topics, places and approaches, including insights into museums and heritage.

The way we develop and learn as children underpins our entire life. This degree will give students a sound understanding of Psychology in an educational context, exploring learning, memory, thinking and language. It also highlights the problems encountered by young people in education, such as learning difficulties and social/emotional problems, building on an understanding of cognitive and social impacts, psychobiology and developmental psychology.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

Students will be well equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to teach with a high level of subject expertise, and will also have broader skills as teamworkers and communicators. Teaching, learning and assessment has been designed to promote the transfer of learning between modules and each subject and teaching methods include formal lectures, seminars, group activities and project work, presentations and independent study.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

The Making of Britain

Education in Action

Understanding History

Education Studies

State and Society

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

Within the Education modules, students gain an understanding of educational theories, policies and practice, and apply these to past and present educational issues such as influences on the development of the education system, approaches to teaching and learning, the curriculum, and learners with disabilities. Modules may include enhancing children’s learning, enabling teachers to become more aware of the social factors affecting teaching and learning.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

Social and Developmental Psychology

Education in Action

Psychology and Cognition

Education Studies

Education for Everyone

Awarded By This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.

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EDUCATION AND HISTORY

Awarded By This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.

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EDUCATION AND SOCIOLOGY

ENGLISH

BA (Hons)

BA (Hons)

This degree looks at the influences on the development of the education system, the curriculum and learners with disabilities. In addition to studying the core social theories and research methodologies, students explore and debate a range of sociological themes, gaining comprehensive knowledge of these two disciplines and developing a range of skills and practical experience.

This degree will broaden your life experience, by introducing you to a wide variety of literary texts – fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry, historical and contemporary. Through close study, you will develop your critical skills, and learn to consider texts from many different perspectives, expanding your understanding of literature and its relation to society – how books have informed, persuaded, shocked and delighted readers over the centuries.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

This degree combines two complementary disciplines with principles of social justice at the core. The Sociology aspect of the course provides students with a foundation in research methodologies to explore themes including class, childhood, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion, sexuality, within topics such as disease and illness, social movements, human rights, ‘suspect’ populations, resistance and rebellion, and British society.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Sociological Ways of Thinking

Literary Influences

Education in Action

Languages of Writing

Media and Culture

Classics of American Literature

Education Studies

Stories and Narrative

Diversity and Inclusion

Awarded By This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.

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In small classes, students expand their learning through research, discussion, argument and analysis, developing effective skills which are highly valued by employers, including written and verbal communication, presenting information and ideas, argument and persuasion, working to deadlines, research and critical analysis, listening, IT, cultural awareness, and lifelong learning.

Awarded By


ENGLISH LITERATURE

BA (Hons)

BA (Hons)

This degree will develop your interest and appreciation for the vast world of literature and ideas while inspiring you to produce your own work, enhancing your own approaches to expression and communication.

Students will learn about the relationship between literature and culture, understanding the vital role played by literary productions in interpreting the world around us. They will also learn to communicate with clarity and precision in oral and written forms, appreciating the value of aesthetic qualities in all modes of human interaction.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

As a student on this English and Creative Writing degree programme, you will broaden your intellectual understanding and, through the written word, gain insights into others’ lives and enjoy new worlds, as well as develop an appreciation for the power of words. Through in-depth study and analysis of a range of texts and formats – including prose, poetry and plays – you will hone your critical skills and develop your prowess as a creative communicator.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

Throughout their studies, students will explore literature as part of society and culture, looking at different periods and places. They will also study literature from across the world and engage with influential theories that enhance their reading and intensify their cultural and social knowledge.

This degree will extend your understanding of language and how it can inform, persuade, shock and delight through the study of literary texts in social, political, historical and cultural contexts. Through research, discussion, argument and analysis, you will learn to use language effectively and powerfully.

This degree comprises a mixture of lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical sessions and independent study, assessed by coursework assignments, including essays and critical commentaries, student presentations and group work.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Writing Drama

History of English Literature

Perspectives on Poetry

American Literature

Writing for Publication

Literature and Globalisation

Literary Influences

Literary Culture

Shakespeare

Awarded By

burnley.ac.uk/university

ENGLISH AND CREATIVE WRITING

Awarded By

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ENGLISH LITERATURE AND HISTORY

BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE

BA (Hons)

BSc (Hons)

This degree includes the study of traditional literature by figures such as Shakespeare and Dickens alongside options in American literature and culture, gothic, graphic novels, theatre, film, children’s literature and the fairy tale. Students will approach history from many different directions, from cultural history, social and gender history to international history and politics.

This degree in Behavioural Sciences will give students a detailed knowledge of the fascinating subject of human behaviour and allow them to build a strong foundation for their career in this field.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

Learning about the relationship between literature and culture, students will explore a variety of eras from the early modern to the contemporary, as well as learning to communicate with clarity, acquire expertise in analysis and develop important research and presentation skills. This degree comprises of a mixture of lecture, seminars, tutorials, practical sessions and independent study.

Students will develop a strong background in Behavioural Sciences through the study of cognitive, biological, developmental, and social and personality psychology before being increasingly led by their own interests to explore specialist fields in more detail. In workshops and lectures, students will have the chance to use specialist equipment to measure activity of the cardiovascular system, brain, autonomic nervous system and more, tracking equipment, virtual reality software and statistics software. Students will gain experience volunteering in areas such as mental health, forensic, educational addictions and sports psychology, visit professional working environments or go on trips.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

The History of English Literature

Biological Psychology and Cognitive Psychology

Renaissance Poetry and Drama

Research Methods

Understanding History

Contemporary Criminology

State and Society

Gender and Sexuality

The Fairy Tale

Brain, Mind and Behaviour

Awarded By This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.

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Awarded By


(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

PSYCHOLOGY AND CRIMINOLOGY (INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

BSc (Hons)

BSc (Hons)

Students on this degree programme will develop an in-depth understanding of the science and theories of psychology, and their application in everyday life by exploring a range of core and specialist modules.

This degree combines both Psychology and Criminology, giving students the chance to become expert in both areas. Students will look at Psychology as its own discipline and then delve into the implications for the criminal mindset.

Due to a heavy emphasis on employability skills, as a psychology graduate you may use your qualification as the basis for a career as a professional psychologist or to enter a wide range of other careers, including teaching, human resource management, the police, the armed forces and social work. Students explore theories and concepts that apply to a wide range of human behaviours, including the philosophical, historical and social issues that have influenced the study and practice of psychology. You also have the chance to examine the relevance of psychology across the spectrum of human activity, including criminal behaviour, the psychology of cyberspace, therapeutic practices, and group and individual behaviours.

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PSYCHOLOGY

Criminology sheds light on the contexts in which crime and social life are discussed. Having Criminology as a secondary discipline brings a sociological perspective on crime to core areas of Psychology, which can be applied to understanding criminal behaviour. The course will give students insights into social diversity and inequality, helping them understand their implications for crime and the criminal justice system. They will also learn about ethical issues related to working with vulnerable people in the criminal justice system or researching issues related to crime and victimisation.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

Crime and Society

Cognitive and Biopsychological Perspectives

Social and Developmental Psychology

Understanding the Person

Key Thinkers in Criminology

Contemporary Issues in Psychology

Crime and Morality

Psychological Enquiry

Awarded By

Awarded By This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.

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LAW WITH CRIMINOLOGY

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

LLB (Hons) LLB Law with Criminology provides students with the opportunity to obtain a qualifying law degree while also gaining an awareness of current issues in Criminology. By studying these complimentary subjects side by side, students gain the academic training required to pursue a career within the legal sector or a wide range of other professions. The Criminology element to the programme provides academic study of the nature of crime, criminality and responses to crime in contemporary society, considering how crime is defined, perceived as a problem, and managed. The aim of the course is to offer the opportunity for intellectual development, to acquire fundamental legal knowledge for progression into the legal profession, the wider employment market or further study and to provide flexibility in developing specialised interests.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

Public Law

Crime and Society

Key Thinkers in Criminology

Lawyer Skills

Contract Law

Awarded By This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.

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AARON LEWIS

BSC HONOURS PSYCHOLOGY AND CRIMINOLOGY

Progressing from A Level study at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre to my degree at BCUC makes perfect sense: great lecturers, great location and great opportunities.

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WHERE A HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES DEGREE CAN TAKE YOU

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ADVERTISING SALES AGENT CAREERS ADVISOR

In the latest National Student Survey, in which undergraduates across the UK share their opinions anonymously about their courses, our Humanities and Social Science Degree students agreed:

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

The library resources (books, online services and learning spaces) support my learning well

COUNSELLOR EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST EVENT ORGANISER GENEALOGIST HOUSING MANAGER HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST LIFE COACH MEDIATOR POLICE OFFICER

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OUR GRADUATES Graduates of the BCUC School of Humanities and Social Sciences progress to successful careers. Our success stories include: Sarah Shorrock Shelter Charity, Young People’s Support Worker Kevin Durkin Working in Mental Health Support Lisa Knowles PCSO Roisceanne Kenny

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER SOCIAL RESEARCHER TEACHER TECHNICAL WRITER

OUR LINKS Graduates of the BCUC School of Humanities and Social Sciences develop their skills and knowledge through our industry links with top employers including: NHS

TRAVEL AGENT

Lancashire Constabulary

YOUTH WORKER

The Court Service


COURTNEY DILLON CRIMINOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE

I’ve loved every minute of my degree course! It’s really fired my ambition and given me the confidence to follow my dreams and to find a fulfilling career in Mental Health.

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SPORT, FITNESS AND PUBLIC SERVICES Professional expertise is the bedrock of all our sports and exercise courses at Burnley. You’ll be taught by professionals who are recognised experts in their field and have worked with some of the top names in the sports industry. They’re dedicated to giving you the professional experience which will make you stand out from the crowd when it comes to starting your career or gaining the qualifications that will help you progress up the career ladder.

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The knowledge and skills you gain as part of your degree course will not only change your life and allow you to do something different. They will help you change the lives of others and make a difference in society.

We’ll ensure that you have an in-depth insight into the psychology of success and the mindset that can take an athlete from the ordinary to the extraordinary.

As an undergraduate you’ll have access to our high-tech fitness testing lab complete with Boditrax analysis; watt bike and Vo2 Max Testing. You’ll learn from the best how to create the optimum training schedule to bring out the very best in every athlete.

During your degree studies you’ll have the chance to learn how nutrition and performance are intrinsically linked and how the correct diet can give athletes the competitive edge.


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Sports Development and Coaching

BSc(Hons)

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Sport and Exercise Science

BSc(Hons)

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Sport Psychology

BSc(Hons)

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Public Services

HNC

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POLICE STUDIES WITH CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

SPORTS DEVELOPMENT AND COACHING

BSc (Hons)

BSc (Hons)

This degree course gives students an in-depth knowledge of contemporary policing and criminal justice processes, with a focus on criminal investigation in England and Wales.

On this degree, students will learn about the history, development and structure of the UK’s sports industry, considering the social and cultural issues that surround sport, as well as the marketing and funding for sport policies, events and initiatives.

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(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

Students learn about operational policing and areas such as the police use of firearms, the demands placed on policing, miscarriages of justice and major crime investigations, gaining insights into the challenges facing policing today, exploring current reforms and looking at the importance of accountability, citizenship and ethics. The course draws on aspects of criminology, criminal justice and sociology and provides students with an understanding of key areas of contemporary operational policing and criminal investigation, including the role of the investigator, forensic developments, the investigatory framework, historic case reviews, human rights and ethics.

Students may choose to study athlete development and analysis, spending time in our high-tech fitness testing lab. As well as this degree qualification, students will have the option to take UK Coaching Certificate qualifications and Sports Coach UK awards.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Cyber Crime

Sports Nutrition

Human Rights and Crimes Against Humanity

Coaching Theory and Practice

Forms of Crime

Sports Business

Police, Crime and the Media

Communications and PR

Sport Development

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They will discover how their skills and knowledge can be applied to important sport policy and antisocial behaviour campaigns and deliver sport to the community through projects, work-related learning and volunteering opportunities.

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SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY

BSc (Hons)

BSc (Hons)

This degree course will give students the knowledge and skills to work with athletes, coaches and medical professionals to help people overcome their limitations, providing support, feedback and advice tailored to their individual needs.

Students benefit from the industry expertise in both the Psychology and Sports Departments to gain an in-depth understanding of this fascinating subject, learning in small seminar groups, to ensure they have the necessary skills to be able to conduct psychological experiments and research.

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Students will explore factors limiting sports performance, develop strategies to overcome these and break through performance plateaus.The broad range of areas covered ensures students get a taste of all areas of the sports science field. During this course students will learn about the science behind sports performance, exercise and health, spending time working in the high-tech fitness testing lab and have the option to attain Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Exercise Referral Register of Exercise Professionals qualifications.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

You will be well-versed in the techniques and skills required to understand how sports people achieve their full potential. You will acquire the knowledge and skills to understand the unique psychological issues influencing an athlete’s preparation and performance and how to effectively design a programme of psychological support based on cutting edge research. Your sports psychology programme will be of interest to employers including, sports clubs, national and international sports organisations, local authorities and sports management companies, working within sports coaching, personal training, sports administration or consultancy.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Sports Psychology

Group Dynamics

Functional Anatomy and Kinanthropometry

Bioenergetics of Human Movement

Exercise Physiology

BioPsychology

Exercise Prescription and Instruction

Exercise Physiology

Biomechanics

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PUBLIC SERVICES

PUBLIC SERVICES

HNC

HND

HNC Public Services aims to give those with an interest in public services the practical and theoretical skills needed to progress in industry, developing technical competencies through a number of hands-on activities and the study of a selection of compulsory and optional units.

HND Public Services provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in this sector, placing strong emphasis on the effective use and combination of both knowledge and skills.

This full-time course offers students a broad introduction to the subject area via mandatory core learning in organisational structures and cultures, mental health and well-being, equality, diversity and fair treatment and public services in contemporary society. Acquire skills and experience through specialist pathways and the selection of optional units across a range of occupationally relevant subjects at Level 4. Completion of the HNC allows students to further specialise and commit to specific career paths progressing to a Level 5 HND, employment or to degree level.

Ideal for those employed in a variety of roles, the HND is referenced against professional body standards and meets the mandatory qualification requirements of the Level 5 Technician Scientist Higher Apprenticeship standard, providing apprenticeship status and progression to direct employment.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Government and Politics

Management of an Outdoor Event

Training and Fitness for Health

Advanced Fitness and Health

Outdoor Skills Development

Expedition Planning

Third Sector and Public Services

Youth Offending

Work-based Experience

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In this full-time course students will develop their skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. At Level 5 there are two core units: reflective professional practices and a research project assessed by Pearson.

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Having highly-qualified Lecturers with a range of backgrounds and expertise – and who are always there to support you – really makes BCUC stand out.

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WHERE A SPORT DEGREE CAN TAKE YOU

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EVENT MANAGER EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST FITNESS CENTRE MANAGER HEALTHCARE SCIENTIST HEALTH PROMOTION SPECIALIST HIGHER EDUCATION LECTURE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES MANAGER PERSONAL TRAINER SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER SPORTS COACH SPORTS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER SPORTS THERAPIST SPORT AND EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGIST

UNIFORMED PUBLIC SERVICES

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OUR GRADUATES Graduates of the BCUC School of Sport, Fitness and Public Services progress to successful careers. Our success stories include: Robert Parker works with the Women’s Team at Burnley Football Club Olivia Phillips progressing to Teacher Training Luke Jordan earned a scholarship with a football team in Atlanta USA and continuing his University studies across the Atlantic

OUR LINKS Graduates of the BCUC School of Sport, Fitness and Public Services develop their skills and knowledge through our industry links with top employers including: British Cycling Team SBHub Football Medical & Performance Association


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SPORTS DEVELOPMENT & COACHING GRADUATE Founder of FUNDA The award winning physical education, children’s activity & childcare provider.

Sport has always played an important part in my life and to study it in greater depth was fascinating. The knowledge and skills I acquired through my degree have helped me in my business, to reach out to children and families and to make a difference in their lives.

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TEACHING AND EDUCATION Do you want to change a life? To make a real difference to an individual or a community that needs you the most? As a professional in the field of Teaching and Education, you will have the skills and knowledge to become something different and influence the lives of children, young people and families from a variety of backgrounds.

to ensuring you spend as much time as possible gaining first-hand experience in a variety of settings within the community and world of education. You’ll put theory into practice and see how your learning in the classroom can impact on lives.

You bring your vocation and life experiences and we will unlock your potential and prepare you for a wide variety of careers in this exciting sector.

If you’re looking for a career that will constantly challenge you; where no two days will ever be the same and where you’ll have to be an agile, problem-solver – then a career in Teaching and Education is for you. Your entire career will be one of discovery and satisfaction at playing a part in helping

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children, young people and families create successful futures. Our lecturers are experts in their field and bring years of industry experience and knowledge to the classroom. They will not only support you as you gain vital knowledge and skills, they will give you a true insight into your future career path.


LOUISE BERRY

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Education and History

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Education and Learning - Plus Top Up**

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Education and Psychology

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Education and Sociology

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Professional Development in Early Years - Top Up**

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Prior Learning

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Professional Development in Education - Top Up**

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Professional Practice (Working with Children and Young People) - Top Up**

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Prior Learning

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING

CHILDREN, SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES

PGCE, Masters Degree Credits

BA (Hons)

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Education and Training) and the Certificate in Education (Education and Training) are designed for those who are currently teaching, or who are wanting to teach, in secondary schools, sixth form, or the Further Education (FE) and Skills sector. It develops a holistic approach to teaching, learning and assessment and combines substantial school placements with studying the theory behind teaching and learning. A PGCE course also covers managing classroom behaviour and current educational issues, as well as immersing students in school life and the skills and knowledge needed for research and evidencebased teaching. Students work through personalised development plans to ensure they are able to harness individual strengths and see continuous improvements.

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Curriculum Design and Assessment

Preparation for Education and Training

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Contemporary Issues in Education

Communication Skills

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Students on this degree course examine the services, policies and work practices relating to children and young people in schools and families in a range of service provisions. Combining subject areas including Education, Sociology, Psychology and Social Work Policy provides a holistic perspective of working with children. Students are encouraged to share information, ideas, values and experiences, and develop problemsolving skills while undertaking placements and field observations, putting their theoretical knowledge into practice. We have excellent links with a range of local employers, including Primary and Secondary Schools, Children’s Residential Care Homes, Domestic Violence Centres, Early Years Settings, Pupil Referral Units and Family Support Services, providing students with the freedom to carry out work placements related to their career choices.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

Communication Skills

Children’s Services

Safeguarding Children and Young People

Diversity

International Perspectives on Children’s Lives

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EDUCATION AND HISTORY

EDUCATION AND LEARNING

BA (Hons)

BA (Hons)

This degree is perfect for students who plan to teach history at secondary school level or beyond. The Education aspect of the course allows students to develop an understanding of educational theories, policies and practice, and apply these to past and present educational issues, while the History modules cover different periods, topics, places and approaches, including insights into museums and heritage.

This is a fascinating degree (with optional top-up capacity, depending on previous qualifications/ experience), giving you the chance to study a balanced combination of current Educational Policy, the History of Education, and Sociology, Philosophy and Psychology. Students explore in-depth some of the key current issues affecting education in the UK and abroad, including the key themes of critical and reflective thinking and equality and diversity.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

Students will be well equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to teach with a high level of subject expertise, and will also have broader skills as teamworkers and communicators. Teaching, learning and assessment has been designed to promote the transfer of learning between modules and each subject and teaching methods include formal lectures, seminars, group activities and project work, presentations and independent study.

(PLUS TOP UP)

By considering how we learn, consciously and subconsciously, students explore how formal learning, alongside acquired knowledge, shapes lives, interests and value structures. Students will research and analyse educational practices, and reflect on their own experiences of education. On completion of this course, students will be prepared for work-related post-graduate studies and will have gained first-hand experience in schools or other educational establishments which can support an application for teacher training.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

The Making of Britain

Inclusive Education

Education in Action

Additional Needs

Understanding History

Classroom Cultures

Education Studies

Psychology of Education

State and Society

Educational Leadership

Awarded By

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This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.

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EDUCATION AND SOCIOLOGY

BA (Hons)

BA (Hons)

The way we develop and learn as children underpins our entire life. This degree will give students a sound understanding of Psychology in an educational context, exploring learning, memory, thinking and language. It also highlights the problems encountered by young people in education, such as learning difficulties and social/emotional problems, building on an understanding of cognitive and social impacts, psychobiology and developmental psychology.

This degree looks at the influences on the development of the education system, the curriculum and learners with disabilities. In addition to studying the core social theories and research methodologies, students explore and debate a range of sociological themes, gaining comprehensive knowledge of these two disciplines and developing a range of skills and practical experience.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

Within the Education modules, students gain an understanding of educational theories, policies and practice, and apply these to past and present educational issues such as influences on the development of the education system, approaches to teaching and learning, the curriculum, and learners with disabilities. Modules may include enhancing children’s learning, enabling teachers to become more aware of the social factors affecting teaching and learning.

(INCLUDING FOUNDATION ENTRY)

This degree combines two complementary disciplines with principles of social justice at the core. The Sociology aspect of the course provides students with a foundation in research methodologies to explore themes including class, childhood, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion, sexuality, within topics such as disease and illness, social movements, human rights, ‘suspect’ populations, resistance and rebellion, and British society.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

Social and Developmental Psychology

Sociological Ways of Thinking

Education in Action

Education in Action

Psychology and Cognition

Media and Culture

Education Studies

Education Studies

Education for Everyone

Diversity and Inclusion

Awarded By This degree is taught at different locations (Burnley College, Burnley, and UCLan, Preston) over the course of the programme.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN EDUCATION (TOP UP)

BA (Hons)

BA (Hons)

This top-up degree provides an ideal opportunity for students pursuing a degree in Early Years and Childhood Studies to develop a greater understanding of the psychology and philosophy of education and explore educational leadership. It is an excellent foundation for careers working with children and young people in many sectors.

This top-up degree will further develop the skills and abilities needed for undergraduate study, as well as promoting a reflective and reflexive approach to personal and professional development and research.

As a graduate, the key transferable skills students possess include communication, team work, leadership, planning and organisation and problem solving. Graduates will be able to apply for postgraduate courses in teacher education and other related fields, as well as employment opportunities in the field of education, such as family support workers, teaching assistants and learning mentors. This course does not lead directly to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) but allows access to career pathways that require a full honours degree. On successful completion you may progress to a more senior role within education and professional development or consider pursuing further study.

Students will be able to demonstrate their awareness of current issues and practices within education and be encouraged to comment on the applicability, relevance and usefulness of a range of theories, concepts and models applied to pedagogy. They will also be able to demonstrate high levels of proficiency in key skills which are vital to their development, both as individuals and within a professional setting. Throughout the course, students will be encouraged to take responsibility for the initiation, planning and development of chosen lines of enquiry and to evaluate a diverse range of educational policies, analysing the way in which these may affect practice within specific educational environments.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO:

The Illusion of Inclusion

The llusion of Inclusion

Investigating the English Language

Global Perspectives on Education

Leadership and Management in the Early Years

Investigating the English Language

Global Perspectives on Education

Management in Education

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PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (WORKING WITH CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE) (TOP UP)

CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR SERVICES

BA (Hons)

Foundation Degree

This top-up degree has been specifically designed for those already in employment in a community health, education, social care and policing setting to meet their continuing professional development (CPD) needs and develop their expertise in their practice setting.

The Foundation Degree in Children, Young People and their Services equips students to work as practitioners with children and young people in a variety of education and care settings.

This work-based programme is open to students who have successfully completed a Foundation Degree or a Diploma in Higher Education and is designed to help them develop their theoretical knowledge and expertise and enable enhanced practice and career progression. As a ‘top up’ from a Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, it is an excellent gateway into managerial careers in residential homes, voluntary organisations, special schools and agencies providing domiciliary care. The client base graduates could work with includes young offenders, those with mental health needs, learning disabilities, the vulnerable, elderly and disabled.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

Leadership and Management

Research and Innovation

Contemporary Issues in Childhood

Safeguarding

Communication Skills

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The course is designed for students who wish to, or who currently work with children, young people and families from birth to 16 years, within children services. For those not already working within this environment, there is a placement component providing the practical elements students need to develop professional practice and link theory and practice. The course covers a range of contemporary themes relating to children and young people such as curriculum development, marginalised groups, childhood, children’s services, reflective practice and parenting. A central theme is the voice of the child and how professionals and services can empower children to have good health and wellbeing.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

Learning and Development

Difference and Diversity

The Welfare of Children and Young People

Policy and Practice

The Professional Role in Practice

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CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION 14+

Level 5 Qualification If you have a passion for your specialist subject and want to inspire others, this nationally-recognised teaching qualification opens the door to teaching and assessing those aged 14+. Teaching is a challenging and rewarding career, not limited to schools. Further education and sixth form colleges, adult and community education, the prison and probation services, pre-employment training and work-based learning are also environments where talented teachers are needed. This is a pre-service Initial Teacher Education (ITE) course – you do not need prior experience of teaching or current employment in education. Through a combination of traditional study and work-based learning, you will explore the theories and techniques of teaching, learning and assessment. We will guide you as you learn to plan lessons, deliver classes, assess students’ performances and provide constructive feedback.

YOU WILL GAIN INSIGHTS INTO: •

Promoting Positive Behaviour

Professionalism and Quality in the Curriculum

Teaching, Learning and Assessing

Integrating Maths and English

Preparation for Education and Training

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CAREERS

WHERE A TEACHING AND EDUCATION DEGREE CAN TAKE YOU

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OUR GRADUATES Graduates of the BCUC School of Teaching and Education progress to successful careers. Our success stories include: Jahed Ali Now teaches A Level Sport and Lectures at University level Nicola Miller Now teaches A Level Sociology Charlotte Cutt Now teaches A Level Maths

OUR LINKS Graduates of the BCUC School of Teaching and Education develop their skills and knowledge through our industry links with top employers including:

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Mindsmatter

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NEIL BURROWS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

Finalist SEMTA Skills Champion 2019, former International Apprenticeship Manager for the Engineering and Construction Industry Training Board.

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WE KNOW OUR STUFF. WE REALLY KNOW OUR STUFF. Our Lecturers aren’t just great academics. They’re recognised experts in their own fields. Their career histories speak for themselves. Their credentials are second to none. They will provide you with the vital skills and knowledge you need. They will also give you an invaluable insight into your chosen profession. You can tap into years of industry experience and in-depth knowledge. Your studies will come to life.

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BOOST YOUR LEARNING We offer traditional University learning with a twist. At Burnley you will be given every opportunity to earn a top-class Degree and be something different. You will also have the chance to take part in a series of trips, visits and guest lectures to bring your learning to life, as well as our action-packed Applicant Day and Induction Week. Offering you the real-life insights and industry experience to bring your learning to life through: Trips and Visits across the UK | Guest Lectures and Seminars from Industry Experts and Subject Specialists | Discovery Weeks with a packed itinerary of speakers and activities – including Health and Wellbeing Week, Induction Week, Careers Week. 114


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Our Boost programme will give you the skills, knowledge and experiences which will make you stand head and shoulders above the rest. We’ve drawn together experts from across academia and industry to deliver lunchtime seminars which will give you the competitive edge you need when entering the jobs market in your chosen profession.

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Understanding Psychopathy

Interpersonal Skills

Problem-Solving Skills

Mindfulness

Science with Children – Slime Making

Introduction to Social Pedagogy

Dealing with Conflict

Introduction to Trans and Gender Diverse Identities

Parenting Group

Emotional Resilience

Social Media and Mental Health

Whittingham Asylum

Critical Thinking

Attachment Theories

Healthy Eating

Body Language

Personality and Behaviour

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Here in Burnley we’re proud to offer traditional University with a twist and the Boost Curriculum is just part of what makes us so special. We’re creating the forward-thinking industry leaders of tomorrow and giving them the power to tailor their skills and knowledge to fit their individual needs and the needs of their chosen sectors going forward.

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As an undergraduate on a University course in Burnley, you’ll quickly become part of our close-knit community.

You’ll find our Student Services team are always happy to help and can answer most of your queries (and if they can’t they’re sure to know someone who can).

We offer a friendly and supportive environment which allows you to concentrate on your studies.

Plus, studying together creates great bonds which can last a lifetime. You’ll meet new people on your course, individuals who share your love of

your subject and have common goals. Whether over project work in our University Courses building; enjoying coffee in our social spaces or a night out sampling the nightlife of Burnley and the surrounding area, you’ll be sure to make friends.


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Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in the BCUC Student Experience. From Applicant Day through to Induction Week and beyond, we will provide you with opportunities to get to know your fellow students better and take on responsibility as a Student Innovator. Plus, there will be trips and visits in which your learning will come to life, and a whole range of clubs, societies and activities to throw yourself into.

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SUPPORTIVE. CARING. EMPOWERING. BCUC is dedicated to ensuring you have the health and wellbeing support you need to focus on your career goals and become a leader in your chosen sector. As a BCUC student you will have:

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Discounted access to the on-site Fitness Evolution gym and fitness classes

An on-site counsellor with appointments available by appointment

An annual Health and Wellbeing Week with free taster sessions and a showcase of support services available

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As an undergraduate you will also have access to togetherall, an online mental health support service offering: •

Peer support through an online community (monitored by trained clinicians)

Resources for self-management

Information and advice

Guided support programmes on a range of issues, such as anxiety, stress and bereavement

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STUDY A space that reflects your ambition and nurtures your talent

PERFORM

RESEARCH

A space that allows your talent and enthusiasm to shine

A space that gives you every opportunity to be the very best you can be

EVOLVE A space where you can be inspired to change your future

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HELP TO SHAPE THE UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE The undergraduate experience is at the heart of everything we do here at Burnley. That’s why it’s important that your voice is heard loud and clear.

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Our Student Innovators represent the wider student body and liaise with Lecturers and senior managers to ensure that we offer the very best experience to undergraduates. We’re always ready to listen to your views – from suggestions on additional degree courses to module content; from what to serve in the Refectory to extra-curricular activities; from organised trips and speakers to extra seating options. Our Student Innovators are future leaders. They take the opportunity to become something different and make a difference.


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CELEBRATE YOUR Celebrate your University Degree in your University town.

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This day will be the culmination of your hard work. A reward for your commitment and dedication.

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Our graduation processions and ceremonies are established in the civic calendar. They’re a day when

the town of Burnley comes out to celebrate with our new graduates.

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Wear your cap and gown with pride at your graduation ceremony in the heart of town at Burnley Mechanics. It will be a day you remember for ever.

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BCUC has earned the prestigious Silver standard in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) awards and is actively working towards the ultimate Gold standard. TEF Silver recognises BCUC’s high-quality University-level teaching, centred around its industry expertise and close links with top employers and places it on the same TEF ranking as the Universities of Warwick and Manchester.


DON’T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT BCUC is a fantastic place to study, I really enjoyed my time here. My Lecturers have been friendly and approachable, offering more than just lessons, they have equipped me with real life experiences. The library at BCUC is an ideal setting giving students the choice to work either in group study areas or individual quiet areas. I recommend this University.

Zulaikha Tahseen

The National Student Survey gives students the chance to have their say on their University experience each year In a recent survey, students rated BCUC above the national average in

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As a BCUC student, your voice is always heard – not just during the annual NSS. The guidance, knowledge and understanding from the Lecturers have helped me to excel past my original aims and goals that I laid out for myself and pushed me to apply for the BA(Hons) top up Degree.

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LIFE IN BURNLEY


SHOP

There’s an eclectic mix of dining options on your doorstep, with something to suit every budget

Our busy town centre has the perfect mix of big-name stores and independent retailers

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EXPLORE Discover the town’s proud heritage through its historic homes, mills and museums

RELAX

STROLL

There’s lots to do – f rom world-class spa experiences to trips to the theatre or cinema

Take in the great outdoors at award-winning parks and enjoy some of the UK’s most impressive scenery

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IT’S NOT NATIONAL JUST A JOB CAREER SERVICE

As an undergraduate on a University Course at Burnley College we recognise that you want to shape your industry. You don’t just want a job. You want to change lives. We understand you are driven. You are focussed on success. You are an industry leader. That’s why we make sure you have access to independent National Careers Service advice and work placement opportunities to make valuable industry contacts and gain the experience that makes you stand out from the crowd.

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MARY HARRON FOUNDATION DEGREE IN BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

The Careers Advisors at BCUC really helped me to focus on just what I needed to do to reach my goal of becoming a Human Resources Officer.

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OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU At BCUC, we make every effort to put our students’ needs first in planning and preparing courses. We strive to implement a programme of continuous improvement in all aspects of University life.

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Accuracy of Information We have tried to ensure that all information provided is as accurate and up to date as possible. However, it is always possible that details may change and you should check on our website www.burnley.ac.uk/ University for the very latest information before you apply. If you are unable to access our website for any reason, please contact us on 01282 733400. We will always try to deliver your course as described in this prospectus however there may, on occasions, be necessary changes to: Optional modules – optional modules are reviewed annually in line with student feedback, industry advancements, research and staff expertise. We will always have a range of optional modules available from which to choose and will let students know in good time the options available for them to choose for the following year. Core modules – we will only change core modules for a course if absolutely necessary, such as for course accreditation. We will let students know of any such changes as soon as possible, usually before you begin the relevant academic year. Course delivery – sometimes we have to make changes to other aspects of a course and how it is delivered due to reasons outside our control or for the benefit of students. We will let students know as soon as possible, usually before you begin the relevant academic year. Our partners’ regulations set out the procedure we will follow when we need to make any such changes.

Our Agreement With You When you enrol as a student on a University Course at Burnley College, your study and time with us will be governed by a framework of regulations, policies and procedures which form the basis of your agreement with us. Details of these, information regarding tuition fees and any further charges, can be accessed via he.support@burnley.ac.uk

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We will always deal with our students with courtesy and respect for their privacy and confidentiality. Above all, this is a place where every individual is dealt with in a friendly and caring way and feels secure and respected.

You are advised to read these carefully before enrolling – please note this information is subject to change and you are advised to check for any amendments. Queries and Complaints Queries about the terms and conditions of study should be addressed to the Dean of University Courses, Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire BB12 0AN, who shall be responsible for determining any matters of interpretation. Equal Opportunities Burnley College is an equal opportunities institution and aims to create conditions where staff and students are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of gender, age, race, caste, class, colour, ethnic or national origins, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, family responsibility, trade union activity, political or religious beliefs. Visit our website to see our Equal Opportunities Policy Statement. Data Protection Burnley College holds personal data on all enquiries, applicants and enrolled students. All data is kept and processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. A copy of the Act, plus the College’s ‘fair processing notice’ is available on the website.

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HOW TO APPLY Your step-by-step guide to applying to study at BCUC We’re here to support you every step of the way as you: • • • • •

Consider your study options Create a UCAS account Apply to study at BCUC Apply for Student Finance to cover your tuition fees and a maintenance loan* Apply for additional support to which you may be entitled

Apply for a Burnley Bursary worth up to £2,000*

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Your steps to becoming a BCUC student 1. Choose the Degree programme that matches your career dreams as an ambitious individual Our specialist advisors can inform you of additional qualifications you may need to study at University level.

2. Set up a UCAS Account and apply to study at BCUC You can set up your account at www.ucas.com at any time of the year and apply. It is best to apply for your degree course as early as possible to ensure your Student Finance is in place. Expert support is available to help you prepare the personal statement element of your application. BCUC’s institution code is B69 – you will find your individual course code at www.burnley.ac.uk/University. After submitting your application to UCAS, we will be in touch via your UCAS account with an offer. A conditional offer requires you to achieve certain exam grades/qualifications – you can accept your place once they are achieved. An unconditional offer means we are satisfied you have the qualifications and experience needed and you can accept your place immediately.

3. Apply for Student Finance Student Finance England applications open in February/ March. BCUC will inform you when you can make your application for a Student Loan and Maintenance Loan* and provide you with the correct Student Loan Company code needed. Apply via www.gov.uk/student-finance You can also now apply for extra help through Student Finance*, including the Disabled Student Allowance if you have a learning difficulty such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or a mental health issue. Expert advice and guidance is available from our team of advisors on your options for Student Finance. We advise you to apply for Student Finance as soon as possible before starting your course.

Apply for the Burnley Bursary Applications for a Burnley Bursary offered by BCUC open in March. All BCUC students are eligible for a package of benefits, the value of which is determined by household income. Pick up an application form from Student Services or contact he.support@burnley.ac.uk

Prepare for University study Throughout the year we hold a series of Academic Bootcamps and an Applicant Day to which you are invited to help you focus on success; introduce you to life as a BCUC student and meet fellow undergraduates.

Enrol on your BCUC course Official enrolment takes place at the end of August, after A Level results have been issued – you are now a BCUC undergraduate and have taken a huge step towards academic and career success and being a leader in your chosen sector.

Start your degree studies and be something different Your lectures start in the second week of September. Welcome to BCUC – your journey to becoming something different has begun!

Tuition Fees Tuition fees vary for full-time and part-time study. For more information on fees, visit https://www.burnley.ac.uk/Fees-Explained; contact he.support@burnley.ac.uk or call 01282 733400. *eligibility applies please see www.gov.uk/student-finance/extra-help for further information

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A WARM WELCOME GUARANTEED At BCUC, we are always happy to talk through your options and give you individual advice and guidance, tailored to your own specific needs and career goals.

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Each year we hold both University Advice and Guidance and Open Events where you can chat to Lecturers; find out more about the amazing support available to BCUC students; access National Careers Service advice and discover everything you need to know about Student Finance. Scan the QR Code to find the dates of our next events.

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FIND US, FIND YOURSELF Our modern Campus is situated at the heart of Pennine Lancashire, within easy reach of some of the great cities in the North of England, including Manchester and Leeds, and awe-inspiring countryside.

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We’re just 3 minutes from the M65 and the UK’s motorway network.

There are 2 train stations in Burnley, with easy access to trans-Pennine and national rail links.

Manchester Airport is less than an hour’s drive away.

We’re within easy walking distance of some of the main residential areas of Burnley.

For cyclists we have secure bike lockers and facilities to shower and change your clothing.

We have free parking* on our secure, well-lit car park and there are both long and short-stay car parks within easy reach. *Parking may be subject to availability at busy times

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