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found a course you like? Then it’s easy to apply… Step one: Apply online or hand in an application form to Shetland College UHI. Deadline friday 25th April 2014

At our learning Centres you can study a range of part-time classes from beginner right up to degree level. North isles learning Centres Baltasound School, Unst Also: Fetlar and Yell Contact: Josie MacMillan E: josie.macmillan@uhi.ac.uk

Step Two: We will acknowledge receipt of your application within two weeks of receiving it. Step Three: During May, letters will be sent out with provisional offers or invitations for interview. Step four: If a course requires an interview, and you’ve been successful, we’ll offer you a place. Late applications are accepted from May to September, but apply early to avoid disappointment. For everything you need to guide you through the application process please visit: www.shetland.uhi.ac.uk/apply

Need some support? We feel it is important that all our students feel welcome and supported throughout their time with us. Students who have a physical disability, a hearing or visual impairment, a mental health problem or specific learning disability, for example, dyslexia, can access additional support with their studies. Other available support includes:

West Mainland learning Centre Leisure Centre, Aith Contact: Emily Garrick E: emily.garrick@uhi.ac.uk

North Mainland learning Centres Brae High School, Brae Also: Mossbank, North Roe and Urafirth Contact: Andrew Anderson E: andrew.anderson@uhi.ac.uk Whalsay learning Centre Whalsay Junior High School, Symbister Contact: Caroline Kay/Ruby Irvine E: caroline.kay@uhi.ac.uk E: ruby.irvine@uhi.ac.uk

lerwick learning Centre Islesburgh Community Centre Contact: Kathleen McGrath/Alexis Jamieson E: kathleen.mcgrath@uhi.ac.uk E: alexis.jamieson@uhi.ac.uk South Mainland learning Centre Sandwick Junior High School Contact: Hazel Bairnson E: hazel.bairnson@uhi.ac.uk

for more information about Community learning Contact: Karen Eunson E: karen.eunson@uhi.ac.uk Tel: 01595 771242 Some of our courses are delivered in partnership with:

• Learning support • Careers advice • Finance advice and support • Confidential student welfare advice • Student counselling

The Centre for Nordic Studies

www.shetlandarts.org

Depending on your course and mode of study, a range of funding options may be available.

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Qualifications

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DOCTORAL DEGREE

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INTEGRATED MASTERS DEGREE / MASTERS DEGREE POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA

Scottish Vocational Qualifications

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POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE GRADUATE DIPLOMA GRADUATE CERTIFICATE 9

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD (PDA) HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND)

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ADVANCED HIGHER

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HIGHER

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INTERMEDIATE 2 CREDIT STANDARD GRADE

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INTERMEDIATE 1 GENERAL STANDARD GRADE

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ACCESS 3 FOUNDATION STANDARD GRADE

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ACCESS 2

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BACHELORS/ORDINARY DEGREE GRADUATE DIPLOMA GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

SVQ4

DIPLOMA OF HIGHER EDUCATION

HIGHER NATIONAL SCOTTISH BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATE (HNC)

CERTIFICATE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

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SVQ2 NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (NC)

NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD (NPA)

Equal opportunities We are committed to equality of opportunity and non discrimination in all aspects of our work and study. We seek to promote opportunity for all, particularly for study, employment and involvement in the community, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, socio-economic background, sexual orientation or race.

Disclaimer

HONOURS DEGREE

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We welcome applications from all prospective students and strive to provide appropriate and efficient services to those with additional support needs.

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While Shetland College UHI has made every effort to ensure that information provided in this leaflet is accurate, it is intended only as a guide for those considering to study with us. Changes are made from time to time and we reserve the right to add, amend or withdraw courses and facilities.

for a large print version of this leaflet please telephone: 01595 771000, email: shetland.college@uhi.ac.uk or visit our website: www.shetland.uhi.ac.uk

Shetland College uHi gremista, lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PX Tel: 01595 771000 fax: 01595 771001 Email: shetland.college@uhi.ac.uk

www.shetland.uhi.ac.uk /ShetlandCollegeUHI

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Designed and printed by Shetland Litho, Gremista, Lerwick. Tel. 01595 742000

Scottish Credit and Qualifications framework Table Qualifications of Higher Educational Institutions

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Additional Support Needs

for more information visit: www.shetland.uhi.ac.uk/funding

SCQF Level

www.uhi.ac.uk/cns

Seize the challenge, unlock your future Course guide 2014/15

Meeting the needs of learners throughout Shetland


Welcome We know that choosing the right course can sometimes be a difficult decision. Browsing through this guide will give you an idea of the range of courses that Shetland College UHI can offer as well as help you through our application process. You can get more details about individual courses and life at the college by visiting our website. Add to this we are a part of the newest university in Scotland, the University of the Highlands and Islands. If you enjoy your studies then naturally you put more time and effort into them and the result is a better all round experience whilst achieving a formal, internationally recognised qualification. Our students continually tell us that one of the best things about the college is our “friendly and supportive staff.” With this support we firmly believe we can offer what is best for you. So, what are you waiting for, these are exciting times…

Seize the challenge, unlock your future Creative Industries NC Art and Design Full-time or part-time BA (Hons) Contemporary Textiles Full-time or part-time NC Music Full-time or part-time HNC Music Full-time or part-time BA (Hons) Applied Music Full-time or part-time

Skills for Work/Vocational Pathways Skills for Work: Construction Crafts (Intermediate 1) Alternate Fridays (2 years) Skills for Work: Early Education and Childcare (Intermediate 1) Alternate Fridays (2 years)

Health and Care Introduction to Care Full-time incorporating NC Child Health and Social Care Level 5 Introduction to Behavioural Science Part-time evening class Individual Care Courses Full-time or day release Higher Care Part-time Higher Early Education and Childcare Part-time Higher Psychology Part-time Higher Sociology Part-time NC Early Education and Childcare Full-time Access to HNC Early Education and Childcare Full-time, incorporating NC Early Education & Childcare NC Social Sciences Full-time or part-time Access to Apply for Nursing Full-time, incorporating NC Health and Social Care Level 6 Access to Apply for Social Work Full-time, incorporating NC Health and Social Care Level 6 HNC Early Education and Childcare Full-time or part-time BA Child and Youth Studies Full-time or part-time (online delivery with local support) BA Childhood Practice Part-time BSc (Hons) Psychology Full-time or part-time (online delivery with local support) CPD Leading and Managing Care Services Online PDA Health and Social Care Supervision Online with local support PDA Excellence in Dementia Care Practice Online with local support

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Part-time or open learning HNC Computing/HND Computer Science Full-time or part-time BSc (Hons) Computing Full-time or part-time

BA (Hons) Archaeology Full-time or part-time BSc (Hons) Archaeology and Environmental Studies Full-time or part-time BA (Hons) History and Archaeology Full-time or part-time BA (Hons) Literature Full-time or part-time BA (Hons) Scottish History Full-time or part-time BA (Hons) Scottish Cultural Studies Full-time or part-time Courses start in September and January, and other heritage courses are available through UHI. For more information visit www.shetland.uhi.ac.uk

MSc Archaeological Practice Full-time or part-time MLitt Archaeology Full-time or part-time MLitt Orkney and Shetland Studies Full-time or part-time MLitt Highlands and Islands Literature Full-time or part-time MLitt Island Studies Full-time or part-time MLitt Highlands and Islands Culture Full-time or part-time MLitt Viking Studies Full-time or part-time MMUS Music Full-time or part-time

SVQ2 and 3 Professional Cookery Part-time SVQ2, 3 and 4 Business and Administration Part-time, flexible work-based learning SVQ3, 4 and 5 Management Part-time, flexible work-based learning NC Business (this can be studied in conjunction with NC Digital Media Computing) Full-time or part-time NC Professional Cookery Full-time or part-time HNC/HND Accounting Full-time or part-time HNC/HND Business Full-time or part-time PDA Financial Accounting Part-time PDA Management Accounting Part-time PDA Small Business Part-time

NC Digital Media Computing Full-time or part-time

Heritage

SVQ3/PDA level 6 Carpentry and Joinery Block release from employment HNC Construction Management Part-time evening class PDA level 7 Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Block release from employment

Skills for Work: Hospitality (Intermediate 1) Alternate Fridays (2 years)

Computing

New Directions: Access to Education Part-time Employability: Skills for succeeding in work Part-time Intermediate 1 and 2 Communication Part-time Intermediate 1 and 2 Numeracy Part-time Intermediate 1 and 2 Information Technology Part-time Intermediate 1 and 2 Mathematics Evening class or open learning Alternative to Higher English Part-time or open learning English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Part-time, day and evening classes

POSTGRADUATE STUDY

Business and Hospitality

Vocational Pathways: Contemporary Art Skills Alternate Fridays (2 years)

Gain the qualifications you need to progress in work and study

Construction

Skills for Work: Hairdressing (Intermediate 1) Alternate Thursdays (1 year)

Vocational Pathways: Sound Engineering (Intermediate 2) Alternate Fridays (1 year)

eSSENTIAL Skills

Our Masters programmes are supported by a combination of videoconference teaching, computer mediated learning and opportunities for fieldwork. Full-time or part-time study is available and it is possible to exit programmes at various points, or take individual modules for professional development.

For more information:

www.shetland.uhi.ac.uk/online-guide Tel: 01595 771000

/ShetlandCollegeUHI

@ShetlandCollege

Shetland College UHI Course Guide 2014-15  

Seize the challenge, unlock your future!