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POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS


CONTENTS Welcome 2

Our Courses On-campus Artificial Intelligence for Games MSc Business Finance Innovation MA Communication Design MA Creative Advertising MA Film & Television MA Game Art MA Game Design MA Illustration Authorial Practice MA Launchpad (with MA Entrepreneurship) Professional Writing MA

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Online Advertising Strategy & Planning MA Creative App Development MA Creative Events Management MA Graphic Design MA Illustration MA Photography MA Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Writing for Script & Screen MA

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Research at Falmouth

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The Next Steps Fees and finance 32 Entry requirements 34 Our campuses 36 Falmouth Life 40 Accommodation 42 Support 43

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WELCOME Vice-Chancellor’s Welcome For more than 100 years, Falmouth University has been a hub of creative thinking and design innovation. Today, its portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses represents the breadth of the Creative Industries, from art, advertising and fashion, to games, photography and film. From our world-class facilities, to our impressive links with global industry and the ground-breaking research happening on our stunning campuses, it’s impossible to convey in one short document

how exciting it is to be living and working here. As well as the postgraduate courses that are delivered on-campus in Cornwall, Falmouth is now leading the way and offering pioneering online distance learning; making the Falmouth experience available wherever you are in the world – inspirational teaching, hands-on learning and great connections. Our commitment to creativity and innovation runs through everything we do; applying new thinking, imagination and resourcefulness, bringing new

solutions to complex problems, building new ways for people to interact, engage and connect. At Falmouth we work across disciplines, bringing together games makers, fashion designers, cinematographers, entrepreneurs, photographers, musicians, and the list goes on. Falmouth University has an illustrious history of over a century, yet no one stands still – everyone moves forward. That’s what makes Falmouth so special.

Professor Anne Carlisle OBE Vice-Chancellor

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ON-CAMPUS STUDY Our campuses are dynamic, invigorating environments, where collaboration and creativity spark ideas and feed innovation. Based in the heart of Cornwall, with its internationally renowned creative heritage, active community, and pioneering tech hub, Falmouth is rich in inspiration, connections and resources. You’ll have access to world-class facilities that rival any professional context. At our campuses in Falmouth and Penryn, you'll find research, advanced scholarship and professional creative practice form an integral and crucial part of daily life. Our close relationships with industry mean that there are opportunities to work on real-world projects and live briefs; gaining an unrivalled insight, top contacts and workplace skills. Our track record of employability and entrepreneurialism speaks for itself, and many of our postgraduates become leaders in the creative industries and beyond.

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Key features Industry connected and experienced tutors and lecturers Top facilities and resources Opportunities for interdisciplinary research and collaboration


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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR GAMES MSc*

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Penryn Campus 1 year full-time 01326 213730

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BUSINESS FINANCE INNOVATION MA

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Online and Penryn Campus 2 years part-time 01326 213730

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Do you want to explore the applications of artificial intelligence in games? At Falmouth, you'll work with artists and designers in a studio environment to test and experiment with cutting-edge techniques alongside veteran game-makers and world-leading researchers. Join people breaking boundaries in the world of computer games. This stimulating, practise-focused course will give you a deep understanding of how to leverage AI to drive compelling and immersive experiences in games and virtual worlds. You’ll learn how to create believable agents who can engage players through rich interactions, how to implement procedural content generators that enable entirely new game-play experiences in expansive virtual worlds, and how to apply analytics to uncover patterns in data that can be used to inform design decisions.that can be used to inform design decisions.

Why study here?

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Development Synergies Classical Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Group Game Development Project Major Project

Assessment Assessment is 100% coursework, preparing you to get straight to work in the industry.

Entry requirements We welcome applicants with varied qualifications, but typically you’ll need an undergraduate degree in computing, software engineering, game programming or a related field. You’ll also need demonstrable experience of computer programming (e.g presence on GitHub and/or StackExchange, source code excerpts, technical reports, etc). Our typical applicants hold an undergraduate degree of 2:2 or above, or equivalent experience.

Build your skills by devising AI for games both in solo and co-creative contexts. Learn from world-leading researchers in artificial intelligence and veteran programmers from industry. Join our international community of professional makers and creatives.

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Accelerate your career in business finance by focusing on creativity, leadership and innovation with the support of experienced industry mentors and experts. Aimed at those already working in the sector, you will develop workbased projects that focus on innovation, disruption and change in business finance to provide you with the most up-to-date high-level learning and development opportunity so that you can influence change and accelerate your career. You’ll develop an understanding of the key challenges and drivers for change in the evolving business finance industry including the application of the emerging technologies that will be changing the way the industry will work in the future. By identifying, planning and delivering research-led projects in collaboration with your employer, you’ll help drive innovation and creative solutions to emerging business problems.

Why study here? □□ The course is delivered in association with the Leasing Foundation and the Future Finance Network, two leading global industry organisations, with support from industry mentors and experts and academic supervisors from the University. □□ Suitable for those working in organisations that can support and benefit from the work-related projects that form the backbone of the programme.

□□ If you already have previous experience or relevant qualifications you may be able to claim up to 60 credits towards the MA.

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The Business Finance Industry Leadership Strategy & Innovation Creative Business Workplace-based Projects MA Project

Assessment □□ Project reports and analyses. □□ Interviews and podcasts that you create in discussion with industry leaders. □□ Contributions to group discussions, debate, and problem-solving both online and during three residential workshops. □□ You’ll also be encouraged to experiment with creative ways of presenting your learning and engaging with your industry mentors, supervisors and peers.

Entry requirements We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, and encourage applications from prospective students who do not necessarily hold conventional higher education entry qualifications.

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COMMUNICATION DESIGN MA

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Carve your path in a rapidly changing media world, where the ability to create meaningful and effective ideas is paramount. You’ll benefit from frequent industry contact and expert tutors, preparing you for a range of careers in communication design.

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Develop an individual critical voice in communication design with this transformative, 45-week studio-based course. You’ll keep your learning current by engaging with projects and insights supplied by leading global ‘provocateurs’, including writers, scientists, artists, curators and designers. You’ll also look into the political, cultural and ethical contexts facing modern design and culture. This creates a rich space for interdisciplinary collaboration, and through our international, multi-disciplinary cohort of students, leads to new connections and ideas at the boundaries between research and creative practice.

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Why study here? □□ T  eaching from leading global design provocateurs, practitioners and critics. □□ Commercial experience through industryfocused engagements, supported by national and international study trips. □□ A multi-million-pound studio environment that mirrors leading contemporary design studios. □□ Specialist skills and facilities relevant to your project interests. □□ Final semester showcase in London. 8

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□□ Deconstruction (Process, Intersections, Boundaries) □□ Reconstruction (Compete, Curate & Build) □□ Reinvention (MA Major Project)

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Individual project briefs Design research journal Essay Individual and group presentations Critical review or business plan

Entry requirements We welcome applications from those with relevant equivalent Level 6 qualifications and a demonstrable interest in their subject. We also welcome applications from interdisciplinary practitioners (such as writers, musicians, architects, artists and scientists) and those who do not necessarily hold conventional higher education entry qualifications but are seeking to explore the merging boundaries between their fields and communication design.

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CREATIVE ADVERTISING MA Build your capabilities as a strategically minded art director or copywriter. You’ll learn in an environment replicating a full-service advertising agency, where you’ll develop the creativity and key skills to forge a successful advertising career. Working in copywriter and art director creative teams, you’ll create advertising from your very first week, taking on projects based on real agency briefs. On top of developing an understanding of strategy and conception, you’ll also learn the vital skills essential to any advertising role - like IT training, negotiation and presenting ideas.

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Falmouth Campus 1 year full-time 01326 213730

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Introduction to Creative Advertising Introduction to Studio Practice Concept Development & Folio Outline Business & Applied Technology Behavioural/Cultural Studies Essay Integrated Portfolio & Website Reconstruction

Assessment Assessment at the end of each study block Combination of visual, verbal and written assignments Final, external assessment takes place in September

Entry requirements

Why study here? Creative Advertising MA is a founder member of the D&AD university network, offering the chance to exhibit your work at the New Blood competition. Take part in London Study Week at the heart of the creative advertising industry, including workshops and placements at top international agencies. Forge links with the world’s best advertising agencies.

We welcome applications from those with relevant equivalent Level 6 qualifications, or relevant equivalent experience, and a demonstrable interest in their subject. We also welcome applications from prospective students who do not necessarily hold conventional higher education entry qualifications.

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FILM & TELEVISION MA Hone your creative practice and further explore the cultural, philosophical and historical factors of the film and television industry. By focusing on the diversity and crossover in the industry, you’ll learn to think adaptively and work creatively. This course will help you build the craft, creative and critical skills to situate your work against current industry trends. Our practical projects mirror the film and television industry’s workflow and creative environments, while our contextual studies offer an up-to-date critical reflection on the global film and television market. Through our masterclass series you'll get the chance to meet and learn from professionals like Lenny Abrahamson, Emily Morgan and Ben Wheatley – giving you the insights and industry contacts to take your next steps confidently.

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O  ur School of Film & Television is a member of CILECT, the global association of the world's best film, television and animation schools. This course is accredited by Creative Skillset, a mark of quality endorsed by industry professionals.

Modules □□ Contextual Studies: Screen, Culture & Society □□ Creative Practice: Foundation □□ Contextual Studies: Screen & Globalisation □□ Creative Practice: Development □□ Contextual Studies: Final Major Project □□ Creative Practice: Final Major Project

Assessment C  ontinuous assessment with no formal examinations C  ore theory based on written assignments C  ore practice assessed on visual project and accompanying portfolios E  lective modules all with theory/ practice options D  issertation and/or major project in final semester

Why study here?

Entry requirements

Practice tutors are active writers, producers, directors, editors, sound designers and cinematographers. Industry-standard facilities, equipment and software at your fingertips.

We welcome applications from those with relevant equivalent Level 6 qualifications, or relevant equivalent experience, and a demonstrable interest in their subject. We’ll also welcome your application if you have formal or 'certified' learning (such as training courses not run by universities or colleges) and learning from work experience or self-study.

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GAME ART MA Are you an artist who is passionate about games? Do you want to develop art skills to meet the challenges of the games industry? At Falmouth you'll work with Programmers and Designers in a studio environment to make innovative and arresting art for games. Nurture your creativity as you collaborate with like-minded artists in an inspired and focused space. We welcome illustrators, painters, fine artists, sculptors, architects, graphic designers, or anyone with a passion for the visual dimensions of games. Whatever your artistic background, you’ll graduate from this course as a knowledgeable, workplaceready professional with a strong insight into the games industry.

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1 year full-time / *2 years part-time 01326 213730

*The two-year option of this course is subject to validation.

Industry-standard hardware and software including Cintiqs, a well-equipped life drawing room, dedicated space in a well-resourced game development studio and professionally-favoured software, management tools and game engines.

Modules □□ Development Synergies □□ Game Art: Concepts and Contexts □□ Group Game Development Project □□ Game Art 2: Crafting and Refining □□ Major Project

Assessment Coursework is the only form of assessment on this course.

Entry requirements Why study here? Put your skills into context by working on a game art project and learning to co-create as part of a team. Tutors with experience at companies like Blizzard, EA Games, ZeniMax and Square-Enix.

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We welcome applications from those with relevant equivalent Level 6 qualifications, or relevant equivalent experience, and a demonstrable interest in their subject. We’ll also welcome your application if you have formal or 'certified' learning (such as training courses not run by universities or colleges) and learning from work experience or self-study.

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GAME DESIGN MA Are you passionate about game design? Do you often think games could be better? Are you curious about what makes games engaging and meaningful? At Falmouth, you'll work with programmers and artists in a studio environment to make innovative and arresting games. We'll cover specialist areas in storytelling and design, developing skills to reveal new horizons of gaming. With help from your ex-industry mentors, you’ll gain the skills you need for employment or enterprise in a games and media context. Collaborating with other talented gamelovers, you’ll design your own AAA, indie or board games and see your ideas come to life.

Why study here?

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1 year full-time / *2 years part-time 01326 213730

*The two-year option of this course is subject to validation.

Modules □□ Development Synergies □□ Prototyping for Games □□ Group Game Development Project □□ Experimental Game Design □□ Major Project

Assessment Coursework is the only form of assessment on this course.

Entry requirements We welcome applications from those with relevant equivalent Level 6 qualifications, or relevant equivalent experience, and a demonstrable interest in their subject. We’ll also welcome your application if you have formal or 'certified' learning (such as training courses not run by universities or colleges) and learning from work experience or self-study.

Take advantage of our guest speaker series. Industry-standard facilities including dedicated space in a well-resourced game development studio, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality technology and 3D printers. Become a specialist in game design, working as part of a team to develop a game.

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ILLUSTRATION AUTHORIAL PRACTICE MA Develop your own authorial voice on this unique illustration course. You’ll learn to see your work as an evolving practice, as you challenge and re-evaluate your personal visual language with the help of experienced practitioners. At the heart of this studio-based course is an examination of authorship and storytelling within illustration. You’ll take part in workshops in skills like screen printing, creative writing and bookbinding, while working on longer-term projects in your choice of media. Taking an entrepreneurial approach, you’ll consider the outlets for your work and develop your professional practice. At the end of the course, you’ll mount a professional presentation of work from your negotiated project.

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Study over one or two years.  oin the only illustration course J with a specific academic focus on authorial practice.

Modules Negotiated Practice Project 1 Critical  Publication Negotiated  Practice Project 2 Research  Presentation Negotiated Project 3 & Extended Critical Publication

Assessment Assessments take place at the end of each module Combination of visual, verbal and written assignments Final assessment takes place in September

Why study here? Full facilities, including a print room and dedicated MA studio space (with individual desk space for full-time mode). High-profile guest speakers and industryexperienced tutors, as well as access to the Falmouth Illustration Forum. A close relationship with independent publisher Atlantic Press, including opportunities for placements and internships.

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Entry requirements We welcome applications from those with relevant equivalent Level 6 qualifications, or relevant equivalent experience, and a demonstrable interest in their subject. We also welcome applications from prospective students who do not necessarily hold conventional higher education entry qualifications.

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LAUNCHPAD (MA WITH ENTREPRENEURSHIP) This is your chance to forge a new tech company with a £16,000 stipend, while honing your business and technical skills. Launchpad offers you paid opportunities to drive the development of a high growth potential technology start-up, while earning an MA in Entrepreneurship with no attached fees. Launchpad brings together teams of software engineers, digital creatives and business people to solve industry challenges - taking on briefs from companies like Sony Active Entertainment. You’ll benefit from business support, mentoring and training. Through the MA you’ll gain knowledge in entrepreneurship, business governance, management and negotiation - coordinated with the development phase of your business. This means you’ll apply your newly acquired skills at the precise moment they’re needed, leaving as a director of a viable start-up with a full Master’s degree.

Why study here? Stipend of £16,000 during the first year. An MA in Entrepreneurship, with no attached fees. Collaboration with an industry partner with identified demand. The opportunity to have a stake in an industry-tested business. Established network of industry connections. 16

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Discovering Researching 1 Developing Researching 2 Executing

Assessment You’ll need to complete a series of academic assessments directly applied to your business. These include market research, a project plan and a business plan.

Entry requirements A first degree with a minimum of 2:1 or equivalent industry experience. Launchpad start-ups require a number of skill sets, so we welcome applications from people with various graduate and professional backgrounds who possess entrepreneurial ambition. Typically, these include: □□ □□ □□ □□ □□

Programmers Entrepreneurs Digital designers e.g. UI/UX 3D artists and animators Game designers and developers

As this course involves setting up a business in the UK we regret that it’s not available to international (non-EU) applicants who would require a Tier 4 Student Visa. For any enquiries, email: launchpad@falmouth.ac.uk

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PROFESSIONAL WRITING MA Develop the skills to forge a successful career in business, publishing, media communications and the arts. You’ll learn to write fiction, magazine features, non-fiction, script and marketing copy for a range of competitive and fastmoving industries. Immerse yourself in the literary world as part of a lively community of fellow writers and visiting speakers. Learning from working industry professionals, you’ll develop skills like genre writing, narrative structure, research and self-promotion. You’ll also learn to create compelling narratives and voices, then apply these techniques to your specialism. Graduating with a portfolio and an accomplished working style, you’ll emerge primed to tackle the industry head-on.

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□□ Benefit from our industry connections, including our Writers-in-Residence programme, which has featured Wyl Menmuir, Emily Barr, Matt Haig, Lionel Shriver and Xan Brooks.

Modules □□ Story, Structure & Form □□ Professional Contexts □□ Inhabiting Narrative: Character, World and Genre □□ Business & Editorial Writing □□ Non-Fiction □□ Novel □□ Scriptwriting

Assessment □□ Formal assessment and feedback at the end of each module.

Why study here? □□ Learn  from practising writers and editors, as well as visiting industry insiders. □□ Secure work placements with leading publishers, media organisations, copywriting agencies, magazines and newspapers, which often lead to ongoing work after graduation. □□ Develop the supporting skills you need to succeed as a writer, including how to pitch your ideas and build an online presence.

□□ F  inal assessment is largely based on your extended creative project, which is accompanied by a contextual essay.

Entry requirements We welcome applications from those with relevant equivalent Level 6 qualifications, or relevant equivalent experience, and a demonstrable interest in their subject. We also welcome applications from prospective students who do not necessarily hold conventional higher education entry qualifications.

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Online Study Why study online with Falmouth Flexible? Our online, part-time postgraduate courses have been specifically designed to fit around your work and personal commitments. Thanks to their flexible format, you don’t need to put your life on hold while you gain the knowledge and skills you need to take the next step in your career. Throughout your studies with Falmouth Flexible, you’ll be supported by a team of academics who are leading experts in their fields and have close industry links, just as you would be with our on-campus Masters programmes. Our online MAs also hold the same academic weight as, and are identical to, our on-campus MAs. As a Falmouth Flexible student, you can expect an online learning experience that’s engaging, challenging, rewarding, and characterised by meaningful interactions with your peers and tutors.

How you'll learn Our postgraduate courses are all 100% online, so you can access everything you need to learn via your desktop or mobile device – anytime, anywhere. Using our intuitive, easy-to-use online learning platform, Canvas, you’ll have access to a variety of engaging content, including: • Online group tutorials • Readings • Webinars • Discussion boards With all course content available on-demand at your fingertips, you won’t need to worry about relocating or obtaining visas to study your chosen course. All course modules are broken down into manageable weekly chunks so that you can comfortably manage your studies alongside your other commitments. 18

Face-to-face events You’ll also have the opportunity to attend face-to-face residential workshops, which take place up to twice a year, with dates and the locations of the event varying. These workshops offer a wider industry context for your learning, the chance to meet academic staff and socialise with other students, and to network with professionals in your field. You don’t have to attend Face-to-Face events to complete your degree, but it’s a great opportunity to supplement your learning.

Key benefits • Choose from three intakes a year. • Study flexibly from your home or office, or while you’re on the move – anywhere in the world. There’s no need to relocate, take a career break, or apply for a visa. • Fit your postgraduate degree around your busy working life while you study part-time. • Study alongside students from around the world and grow your global professional network. • Get support from your dedicated Student Adviser, on hand throughout your studies to help with any nonacademic queries.


ADVERTISING STRATEGY & PLANNING MA

Duration: 2 years Mode of study: Online, part-time Direct line: 01223 447713

Core modules This course will enable you to undertake a comprehensive, searching, in-depth examination of advertising practice. You’ll be exposed to the rigorous and demanding stages of research, strategy and planning procedures, as well as the functions and processes of the creative department, giving you a full overview of advertising practice and a key insight into the creative process. You’ll have the opportunity to gain a CIM professional qualification or award alongside your degree. The course also enhances career opportunities through international networks, helping you make valuable industry connections.

Why Falmouth Flexible? □□ This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). □□ Our School of Communication is synonymous with excellent teaching, fuelled by industry contacts and recognised for having an international alumni body.

 rands & Consumers B Communication Strategy & Creative Development Media Strategy & Channels Agency Practice & Management Major Project

Assessments Group presentations and written assessment with no formal examinations Combination of visual, verbal and written works, tailored specifically to each module e.g. essays, briefs, marketing plans, individual reports, collaborative presentations and advertising campaigns.

Entry requirements We welcome applications from those with an honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification, and proof of proficiency in English (minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening). We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.

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CREATIVE APP DEVELOPMENT MA Apps are no longer simply constrained to our phones, instead they cross creative boundaries and enhance our lives in new ways. They are increasingly embedded in aspects of the everyday, changing the ways we interact with our environment, engage with our hobbies, work, and play. Such diversity widens the potential for app development to include creatives from all walks of life. This course offers you the flexibility to pursue creative endeavours in your own area of interest and the opportunity to create apps for a range of platforms including smartphones, embedded AR/ VR devices, tablets, desktops and physical art installations. Designed by people with expertise in interaction design and the application of creative technology, the course is structured to help you develop and pursue your own ideas, from concept to publication.

Why Falmouth Flexible? □□ Build your skills by devising creative apps both in solo and co-creative contexts. □□ Join our international community of professionals, researchers, artists and creatives.

Duration: 2 years Mode of study: Online, part-time Direct line: 01223 447713

Core modules  pp Development Synergies A Individual Design & Development Project Co-creative Design & Development Project Live Brief Design & Development Project M  ajor Project

Assessments  oursework assessment with no C formal examinations Portfolios, projects and live online presentations Briefs devised with industry partners such as Eden Project, Goonhilly Earth Station, and Creative Assembly

Entry requirements We welcome applications from those with an honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification, and proof of proficiency in English (minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening). We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.

□□ Keep and control the intellectual property associated with your work. □□ Optional face-to-face event to support your application for HEA Fellowship. flexible.falmouth.ac.uk/courses/ma-creative-app-development.htm

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CREATIVE EVENTS MANAGEMENT MA Events play a decisive role across business, culture and sport. This course is designed in consultation with industry experts to empower you as a creative and entrepreneurial management practitioner to deepen your knowledge of current issues and support you in managing increasingly discerning audiences, developments in technology and market shifts. Expert content paired with academic rigour, will help you to produce pioneering events, whether at a local, national or international level. We aim to enhance your professional practice, creative perspectives and approaches, while encouraging the critical evaluation of current industry norms. You’ll develop skills to design, plan, produce and manage events across the creative and corporate sectors.

Why Falmouth Flexible? □□ Gain certification as A Greener Festival Stage 1 Assessor on completion of the A Greener Festival Assessor Training course, as part of the Sustainable Practice module. □□ As part of the Creative Practice in Event Design Module, gain a certificate in Disability Equality Training for Live Events, accredited by Attitude is Everything.

Duration: 2 years Mode of study: Online, part-time Direct line: 01223 447713

Core modules  Principles of Event Management & Research Creative Practice in Event Design Digital Futures for Events and Events Marketing Sustainable Practice Major Project

Assessments  valuation takes various forms including E written coursework and practical activities Written assessments include reports, a blog, a business plan, a research proposal, literary review, a sustainability audit as well as a dissertation Practical assessments include collaborative and individual presentations as well as a digital event

Entry requirements We welcome applications from those with an honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification, and proof of proficiency in English (minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening). We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.

□□ Opportunity to take part in two optional face-to-face events per year.

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POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN HIGHER EDUCATION (PGCHE) This PGCHE responds to the growing focus of Higher Education on developing excellence in teaching and learning, especially teaching and learning that is not solely concerned with traditional face-to-face delivery but instead combines this with the digital advantages of e-learning. For those solely teaching face-to-face it will both help you develop your current face-to-face teaching and introduce you to blended learning and the widely acknowledged benefits, so that you consider incorporating this into your own practice. You’ll engage with your peers and scholarship to ensure you develop as a creative, confident, competent and committed teaching and learning practitioner that is able to learn from both your own work and examples of best practice.

Why study here? □□ Benefit from our ‘learning by doing’ approach and discover through your own learning experience, what it’s like to learn and teach, both face-to-face and online. □□ Develop your own supportive learning community and potential international professional networks of teaching and learning practitioners. □□ The PGCHE has been designed in consultation with education professionals and external bodies for professional teaching and learning practice, such as the Higher Education Academy (HEA), to support critically informed and reflective practitioners able to shape the future of the sector.

Duration: 30 weeks Mode of study: Online, part-time Direct line: 01223 447713

□□ Optional face-to-face event to support your application for HEA Fellowship.

Core modules  upporting Student Learning S Developing Flexible Learning Environments

Assessments You will be assessed through written coursework and practical activities, such as: Work-based assignments where you apply your learning to your practice Written assessments where you design and critically evaluate your curriculum Practical assessments where you plan, deliver, and evaluate learning activities

Entry requirements We welcome applications from those with an honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification, and proof of proficiency in English (minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening). We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply. You will also need a minimum of 50 hours engagement with learning in HE.

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PHOTOGRAPHY MA This course will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to meaningfully engage with a technologically and socially evolving medium, and succeed within the increasingly complex and competitive creative industries. Throughout the course you will realise the potential of your own ideas and practice by locating your individual specialism within the creative industries, enabling you to succeed and make significant contributions within a range of professional contexts. This course brings together talented practitioners on an international scale with the ambition to succeed, innovate and lead, allowing for the dynamic cross pollination of approaches in photography and exploration of critical perspectives.

Why Falmouth Flexible? □□ Join a global community of likeminded professionals.

Duration: 2 years Mode of study: Online, part-time Direct line: 01223 447713

@FalmouthFlexiblePhoto to see the most current work of students and graduates

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Positions and Practice Informing Contexts Surfaces and Strategies Sustainable Prospects Final Major Project

Assessments □□ C  oursework assessment with no formal examination □□ Portfolios of practical work, critical reports and presentations

Entry requirements We welcome applications from those with an honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification, and proof of proficiency in English (minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening). We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.

□□ Produce an individual or group of projects of a publishable standard that you will be able to use as the foundation to take you to the next stage in your career.

Students sharing work at one of our face-to-face events

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WRITING FOR SCRIPT & SCREEN MA This course is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry knowhow, professional skills and experience of collaborative working that the ever-changing industry demands. It aims to create graduates that stand out from the crowd, and who understand how to function within a professional environment across different screen industries. The flexible nature of the course allows you to develop your portfolio across different platforms or focus on the mediums and genres that interest you through live briefs, collaborative projects and independent research.

Duration: 2 years Mode of study: Online, part-time Direct line: 01223 447713

Core modules  torytelling for Script & Screen S Individual Script Development Workshop Writers’ Room: Collaborative Script Development Screen Industries: Professional Development Major Project

Assessments  oursework assessment with no C formal examination Portfolios, projects, online presentations and pitches

Entry requirements

Why Falmouth Flexible? Join a global community of scriptwriters and academics who write for TV, film, games, theatre and radio, and who have networks across the creative industries. Write for digital platforms as well as established screen media. Develop your career through a unique blend of professional focus, creative practice and academic knowledge.

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We welcome applications from those with an honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification, and proof of proficiency in English (minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening). We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.

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ILLUSTRATION MA This course celebrates the role that illustration plays within a global context providing opportunities to immerse yourself in the diversity of practice that increasingly defines the subject in the 21st century. Taught online, it allows you to connect, engage and network with your peers on a global level, offering a learning experience that reflects trends within contemporary professional practice today. It aims to develop creative practitioners who are able to explore new and innovative approaches to visual communication and reflects an increasing interest in the practice of illustration. The course recognises its position as one of the most important forms of visual communication.

Why study here? Illustration at Falmouth has a long history and reputation, with many of its graduates being internationally recognised for their work. Be part of a community of postgraduate alumni that are successfully embedded and connected within the wider visual communication industry. Develop a critically engaged professional practice and participate in a shared culture of learning.

Duration: 2 years Mode of study: Online, part-time Direct line: 01223 447713

Core modules Process & Practice Visual Language Narrative & Storytelling Professional Practice Major Project

Assessment  ractical assignments, for example portfolios P and online presentations. Written assignments, for example writing a research journal. Work-based assignments that are grounded in your existing practise where you will apply tools such as storytelling or market research.

Entry requirements An honours degree at 2:2 level or above in Illustration or a related subject. We welcome applications from those with an honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification, and proof of proficiency in English (minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening). We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.

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Duration: 2 years Mode of study: Online, part-time Direct line: 01223 447713

GRAPHIC DESIGN MA This course will allow you to develop your own graphic design practice in a way that is future proof, globally accessible and relevant to the issues that matter to the creative industries today. It provides an exciting space for learning, networking and debating graphic design practices, where your design thinking and creative processes will become advanced. You’ll examine the building blocks of effective and award winning studio work and design culture; from design contexts to new and emerging models and insights that will support your personal development and creative ambition. Whether building upon traditional fields or responding to new or emergent media, audiences and markets, the course accelerates, motivates and encourages you to take your next career leap; developing a practice that is robust, adaptive and forms a new step in your professional journey and life.

Core modules Contemporary Practice History  & Futures S  tudio & Entrepreneurship Application & Interactions Major  Project

Assessment You will be assessed through written coursework and practical activities, such as □□ Practical assignments, for example designing a digital tool or process to aid collaboration. □□ Written assignments, for example writing a business plan for your own business. □□ Work-based assignments that are grounded in your existing practise where you apply tools such as storytelling or market research.

Why Falmouth Flexible?

Entry requirements

□□ Our reputation within graphic design sees our graduates working in some of the world’s leading, and award-winning studios and agencies. □□ Have the opportunity to access a huge breadth of cross cultural and international thinking and contribute to the future of graphic design practice around the world. □□ Acquire and develop the skills needed to develop your graphic design career or business venture.

An honours degree at 2:2 level or equivalent in areas such as Graphic Design or a similar studio–based discipline. We welcome applications from those with an honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification, and proof of proficiency in English (minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening). We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.

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RESEARCH AT FALMOUTH Research and innovation at Falmouth University is built on the principle of open innovation - the idea that the grand challenges of our age can be addressed most effectively when tackled collaboratively across disciplinary boundaries. Researchers at Falmouth apply ideas and methodologies derived from the creative industries to tackle real-world challenges in a wide range of sectors. Their creative and innovative approaches are enabling new knowledge, solutions, services and products that have a tangible impact in the world. As a research student, you’ll join a dynamic research culture that drives the University’s academic profile and underpins its contribution to economic, social and cultural advancement. Research and innovation are central to Falmouth’s identity as a global creative university, and interdisciplinary research is positively encouraged in everything we do. You’ll engage in a programme of independent research and/or creative work, with guidance from your supervisors. You’ll also undertake training in research methods and attend a series of seminars on research in your field, while taking part in workshops on topics such as preparing a research proposal and presentation and writing skills. If your research is practice-led, your creative work can form a significant part of your intellectual enquiry and contribute to your final thesis, alongside a written component. Research can be carried out in any field of study that aligns to one or more of our eleven research programmes, and one of the following research themes; Digital Economy, Design Thinking or Creative Connected Communities.

Location: Direct line: Admissions:

Penryn Campus 01326 255831 research@falmouth.ac.uk

Our research programmes are: • Creative Industries Futures • Dark Economies • Design for Health & Wellbeing • Digital Creativity • Digital Entrepreneurship & Financial Innovation • Inequality & Storytelling • Innovation in Rural Environments • MetaMakers • Multigenerational Living & Learning • Pedagogy Futures

Why study here? Our cross-institutional programme enables researchers in all fields to share their work and ideas, with your supervision team likely to be drawn from more than one discipline. Benefit from the Research Student Development Programme (RSDP), which offers research students support and ongoing training to enhance their studies and future careers as researchers. Earn a PhD or MPhil, awarded through our partnership with University of the Arts London.

Duration of study Full-time PhD: Maximum length 4 years MPhil: Maximum length 3 years Part-time PhD: Maximum length 8 years MPhil: Maximum length 6 years

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Postgraduate study


On-campus Master's Degree,

FEES AND FINANCE

International/Channel Full-time MA Fees Part-time MA Fees

It’s worth remembering that in addition to the tuition fees, while you’re studying, you’ll also have some additional costs. These vary depending on your course, but typically include materials or equipment and expenses related to study trips and placements. Some costs are optional and our Student Funding team can advise whether you might be eligible.

about postgraduate loans and your finance options, visit falmouth.ac.uk/ student-funding/postgraduate.

Loans

Alumni Discount

From September 2016, the Government introduced a new programme of loans for students undertaking postgraduate-level study. Students can apply for a loan with the Student Loans Company to help with tuition fees and living costs.

If you’re one of our alumni, including if you studied at Dartington College of Arts, you’ll get a 15% discount on your tuition fees. The Finance team will automatically apply the discount once you enrol on your course.

If you have any queries about postgraduate funding, get in touch with the Student Funding team on 01326 213744/255159 or email studentfunding@falmouth.ac.uk.

There are also other funding options available, such as Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDLs) and private funding. To find out more

£16,000 £ 8,000

Flexible Master's Degree At Falmouth, we know that a postgraduate degree is a big investment, but it’s also a worthwhile one. That’s why we make every effort to help you finance your studies, with information, advice and a flexible payment plan.

MA Fees £10,600 PGCHE £2,950

The fees listed here are the 2019/20 costs.

Full-time Research PhD Part-time Research PhD Writing Up Fee

On-campus Master’s Degree, UK and EU Full-time MA Fees £8,000 Part-time MA Fees £4,000

Research Degrees, UK and EU

Research Degrees, International Full-time Research PhD Part-time Research PhD Writing Up Fee

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£4,600 £2,300 £250

£16,000 £8,000 £300

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND HOW TO APPLY On-campus Master's Degree Applicants Entry requirements We welcome applications from those with relevant Level 6 qualifications, or relevant equivalent experience, and a demonstrable interest in their subject. We’ll also welcome your application if you have formal or 'certified' learning (such as training courses not run by universities or colleges) and learning from work experience or self-study. This is called Accreditation of Prior Learning (APEL), and should have been gained within the last five years, and be equivalent to the learning outcomes of our minimum entry qualifications. APEL applicants using experience to apply should note there is a £200 application fee for entry with advanced standing or with exemption from specific modules or credit. If English isn’t your first language, you'll need to demonstrate English language skills that are sufficiently developed for successful completion of your studies. We accept a range of recognised English language qualifications that are equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

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International applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK must take an approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) to fulfil government visa requirements, or have a recognised language test approved and vouched for by the University. Our Admissions team can help with any questions you may have about study visas or suitable language tests. How to apply You can submit an application for all postgraduate courses at any time. However, we advise you to apply early because we allocate places as applications are received, and an early application will increase your chances of qualifying for any bursaries or scholarships on offer. To make an enquiry or apply for a course, contact our Applicant Services team: Email: admissions@falmouth.ac.uk Telephone: +44 (0)1326 213730 Post: Admissions Office, Falmouth University, Falmouth Campus, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4RH Or you can apply online via the course pages on our website: falmouth.ac.uk

Flexible Master's Degree Applicants Entry requirements At Falmouth, we assess every applicant on individual merit. We’re looking for students who can demonstrate enthusiasm and potential to succeed in their chosen subject, and consider a range of qualifications and relevant experience. You should have an honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification, however candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.

If English isn’t your first language we accept a range of recognised English language qualifications that are equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum overall score of 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening. This includes the TOEFL IBT (minimum overall score of 88 with at least 21 in all four components); and Pearson (minimum overall score of 60 with at least 55 in all four components). For more information regarding equivalent international qualifications and Accreditation of Prior Learning call us on +44 (0)1223 447713 or email flexible@falmouth.ac.uk.

If English is not your first language, you will normally need to demonstrate that you are suitably proficient in English before we can enrol you on the Research Degree. You can do this by providing evidence of one of the following: A recent Falmouth-approved English Language Test (ELT) score which meets the University's requirements for the Research Degree: either an IELTS minimum overall test result score of 7.0 with a 7.0 in writing and with no other component score lower than 6.0, or an equivalent test score. Recent completion of an MA level course of study (Distinction only) in a majority Englishspeaking country.

How to apply To enrol on one of our flexible learning MAs, aply online at: flexible.falmouth.ac.uk/apply-online

Research Degree Applicants Entry requirements The normal minimum entry requirement for a place on the Research Degree at Falmouth University is an upper second class honours (2:1) degree of a British university or recognised institution of higher education, or an equivalent qualification from an institution outside of the UK. However, a Master's degree in an appropriate subject is considered to be a particularly valuable preparation for the academic and intellectual demands of an MPhil or PhD. In some instances, applicants without the minimum academic requirement as outlined above may be considered for a place on the Research Degree if they can demonstrate appropriate alternative qualifications, relevant professional experience, or previous research.

Each applicant is assessed on an individual basis and if you are offered a place on the Research Degree, then depending on your level of English language proficiency as demonstrated through your application form and interview, we will inform you whether we would require a new IELTS result before you can begin your PhD studies. Please be aware that we can no longer accept TOEFL test results for this purpose. How to apply You can apply for a research degree online. You may wish to submit an expression of interest form before you apply. This is a pre-application process where candidates who are interested in pursuing a research degree at Falmouth can introduce their ideas for a research proposal but it is not compulsory. To find out more about the process and to apply visit falmouth.ac.uk/research/phdmphil/how-to-apply If you have any questions about the application process please contact the Research & Development team on research@falmouth.ac.uk or 01326 255831.

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OUR CAMPUSES Our campuses are dynamic, inspiring environments, where collaboration and creativity spark ideas and feed innovation. The Falmouth Campus is nestled in the heart of glorious sub-tropical gardens while the purpose-built Penryn Campus is a contemporary creative hub, and with great travel links between them, you can easily enjoy both. Libraries and IT Our two libraries are a trove of books, digital resources, magazines, specialist material and journals. You’ll have access to image banks, news archives, creative databases, e-journals and streamed content. You’ll find a supportive team of librarians, technicians and archivists. There’s a range of study spaces including group study rooms, quiet study spaces and open plan areas with WiFi throughout. Our Penryn library is open 24/7 throughout the term. We also have IT suites on both campuses, plus a range of specialist training suites and a central service desk for support.

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Travel Our focus on green travel makes getting around easy. We work with local transport providers to bring you special student fares and offers on local routes. Dedicated University buses run every ten minutes between the Falmouth and Penryn campuses, and you can buy a Fal Mussel Card UNI for unlimited travel on all First buses in Cornwall. We also offer free showers and changing facilities for cyclists, along with secure bike storage facilities.

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Food and drink Both campuses have cafes serving hot and cold meals at very reasonable prices. You’ll also find an eclectic range of street food vans and pop-ups around campus. The Stannary Bar, at the Penryn Campus, hosts everything from open mic and quiz nights through to DJ sets with some of the country’s top artists.

Essential supplies The Shop on our Penryn Campus sells groceries and fresh produce, snacks, newspapers and magazines. Our Falmouth campus Art Shop is stocked with a wide range of stationery and art materials for all mediums.

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Grounds

The incredible facilities across both our campuses are accessible to all and designed to help you shape and define the future. Cutting-edge technology combines with traditional techniques across all our departments to give you the toolkit you need to bring your ideas to life, become an industry leading pioneer, and develop a skill set you’ll draw on every day in your professional life.

Rich in heritage, the grounds at our campuses blend the old and the new to create visually stunning gardens and a beautiful environment to work in. At Falmouth, explore the peaceful and colourful Fox Rosehill Gardens, while at Penryn, discover the walled garden, fruit producing orchard, Italian garden, 18th century lime avenue and the historic rare rhododendrons

You’ll find everything from professionalstandard studios, printmaking facilities, life drawing studios and motion capture technology to a live performance venue, production suites and equipment hire facilities.

Sports Centre The Penryn Campus Sports Centre contains a four-court sports hall, large fitness studio and gym. Regular classes run throughout the week, including spinning, yoga, pilates, kettlebells, Boxercise and Zumba. Away from the gym, the Penryn Campus has a multi-use games area and outdoor gym equipment.

Academic facilities

Reprographics Found at the Penryn Campus, reprographics is open Monday to Friday; services include printing, copying, binding and laminating.

AMATA Located in the stunning grounds of the Penryn Campus, the Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA) is much more than a learning space. It’s a purposebuilt facility and a professional venue which hosts a year-round performance programme, featuring a huge range of acts from outstanding student performances to inspirational visiting artists. What’s more, if you just want to stop and watch the world go by, you can take stock at the AMATA cafe where they serve hot drinks, delicious locally sourced cakes, salads, toasted sandwiches and soups. They also serve a range of alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages.

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FALMOUTH LIFE Falmouth is a special place. Where else can you find world-class beaches, delicious food, music, culture and art, cutting-edge tech and innovation, and a vibrant creative community all in one place? With its rich mix of independent shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, Falmouth is proud to be different and all the better for it. And, with the town set among stunning natural beauty in all directions, it makes for a heady mix where life can be enjoyed and celebrated.

Festivals

Music and performance

Cornwall is known for its festival calendar. Annual events include Boardmasters, the Port Eliot Festival, Little Orchard Cider & Music Festival, the Masked Ball and the Cornwall Film Festival. But you don’t have to go far to get involved, the International Sea Shanty weekender, Fal River Festival and Real Ale Festival all take place in our very own Falmouth town.

Throughout Falmouth town, bands play, and open mic nights take place regularly. Check out The Chintz (a bar where Alice in Wonderland meets boho-chic!), Jacob’s Ladder, Finn M’Coul’s, Gylly Beach Cafe and The Front where there’s a mix of upcoming bands, folk sessions and acoustic beats to keep you going. Head to AMATA on the Penryn Campus for sundown sessions, acoustic performances and much more. Further afield discover what’s on at the Old Bakery Studios in Truro, the Acorn in Penzance and the Eden Sessions.

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Alongside this, there are a number of vibrant theatre companies throughout Cornwall who constantly push the boundaries of contemporary theatre to great critical and commercial acclaim. Live comedy is also a regular fixture on the events calendar. From home grown talent to household names - you’re never far from an inspiring performance. Enjoy open air theatre at the Minack, watch international acts at the Hall for Cornwall or stay close to home and catch a show at the Poly in Falmouth.

Sport For a small town, Falmouth punches well above its weight when it comes to sport. It’s home to successful football, rugby, cricket and netball clubs as well the record-setting Falmouth Pilot Gig Club. You’ll also find a huge number of Student Union sports and societies.

Culture For entertainment with a difference, explore our underground scene with poetry slams, factory parties and secret cinema. Discover Cornwall’s long history with art at the iconic Tate St Ives, the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange.

Student Union Our Students’ Union is shared with the University of Exeter in Cornwall. Run independently by students, for students, FXU provides support, advice, entertainment, parties and opportunities for volunteering and fundraising. The Students' Union also runs a wide range of clubs and societies, from cheerleading and sea swimming, climbing to Kung Fu – there’s something for everyone!

The great outdoors Whether it’s surfing, gig rowing, Zumba on the beach, yoga on stand-up paddle boards or pretty much anything else you can think of in between, the great outdoors in Cornwall is a place to have fun. Cornwall boasts over 400 miles of coastline and Falmouth itself is home to three beautiful beaches; Gyllyngvase (known by everyone as ‘Gylly’), Swanpool and Maenporth.

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ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

SUPPORTING YOU Student Services can help you through your time at University with a range of specialist staff and information.

You’ll find a range of accommodation options, located across Penryn and Falmouth. Designed for many budgets and tastes, these vary in size and cost, with bills included or excluded.

On-campus students Living Support Living Support can advise and assist you on a range of topics such as academic, personal concerns or any general worries. Approachable and friendly, they’re here to make sure you understand your options and get effective practical support.

While we can’t guarantee accommodation in University owned and managed residences to postgraduate students you are welcome to apply. Falmouth and Penryn offer a wide variety of private sector housing. Our Accommodation team can support you in finding somewhere to live,

offering one-to-one information, advice and guidance. There are also accommodation fairs, and online accommodation lists to help. We’re committed to providing a supportive environment for everyone. If you have a disability, an access need or a medical condition, we’ll help you explore your options. accommodation@fxplus.ac.uk falmouth.ac.uk/accommodation +44 (0)1326 253639

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Healthcare We advise all our students to register with a local GP practice. If you live in Penryn you can register with Penryn Surgery, which also offers daily appointments at our Penryn Campus during term time. For those in Falmouth there are several surgeries available. More information is available at The Compass on Penryn Campus. Accessibility and inclusive learning Our accessibility advisors offer you advice, support and assistance if you have a disability, a long-term health condition or specific learning differences (SpLDs), including dyslexia and dyspraxia. Dyslexia Skills Tutors will help you develop your study skills and make the most of your learning strengths. Wellbeing Services Our Wellbeing Practitioners provide self-help resources, counselling and advice if you’re experiencing anxiety, stress or other mental health problems. They offer confidential sessions to explore any issues that might be impacting your academic life or enjoyment of university.

Chaplaincy The Multifaith Chaplaincy provides pastoral and spiritual care and conversation for students of all faiths and none. The Chaplaincy offers spaces on campus for prayer, meditation and quiet. The Compass Our student information service offers help and advice on any aspect of university life whether you have a quick query or require specialist support. From money matters to mental health, housing or accessibility, they’re here to find the answers and give you the support you need throughout your time at Falmouth. Childcare Staff, students and Falmouth locals bring their children to us for quality care and learning. We provide childcare and education for children up to five, and after-school care for children up to eight. And we work with you to give your child the unique care and attention they deserve. We have a nursery on both campuses.

Online students When you become one of our students, we’ll provide you with first-class support throughout your course. Our Student Advisors are available online, and they are your first point of contact for any practical queries. They’ll also be on hand to give you tips on learning online effectively, offer advice about work-life balance, or to direct you to our University support services. When you start, you’ll have an online induction to welcome you to Falmouth and introduce you to studying flexibly, with technical support if you need help with the online learning platform. Our extensive digital library provides you with a wealth of resources, while optional residential workshops offer exciting opportunities for face-to-face tuition and networking within your industry. You’ll also have careers support throughout your study, preparing you to seek and secure a profession in your chosen field.

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