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Welcome to the University of Winchester We offer you: • Research activity at national and international levels of excellence • A supportive study and research community • Innovative and forward-thinking teaching with scholars at the forefront of their disciplines

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• A beautiful location in Hampshire in the ancient cathedral city of Winchester, which is one hour away from London • An attractive campus, situated in the shadow of the South Downs, within walking distance of the city centre

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Why study at Winchester? Winchester offers you a postgraduate learning experience that targets your career ambitions, deepens your knowledge and enhances your skills. We value freedom, justice, truth, human rights and collective effort for the public good. The plans and actions of the University of Winchester are founded in these ideals.

Inspiration Winchester provides you with the support and experience you need to excel.

Diversity We delight in diversity!

Spirituality Winchester celebrates its Christian foundation, encouraging those living within the Christian faith, whilst also welcoming those who live within other faiths and those with no faith.

Creativity

For postgraduates, Winchester is about:

Career opportunity The chance to invest in your future, deepen your knowledge, extend your skills and get ahead in your chosen career.

Challenge Postgraduate study at Winchester is challenging and rigorous, underpinned by scholars who are at the forefront of their disciplines.

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Freedom

Permeability, agility and imagination are central to our generation and exchange of knowledge.

Intellectual freedom and its appropriate expression are at the heart of our business.

Forward-looking Winchester has a long history, having been established in 1840, and it combines this heritage with innovative learning and teaching.

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The University of Winchester was shortlisted for ‘Outstanding Leadership and Management Team’ in the 2010 Times Higher Leadership and Management Awards. The University was shortlisted for ‘University of the Year’ in 2009, ‘Outstanding Student Financial Support Package’ in 2007 and ‘Higher Education Institution of the Year’ in 2005. Source: THE (Times Higher Education) awards 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2010

In the most recent RAE (Research Assessment Exercise), 75% of the University’s research submitted was considered internationally recognised, with some research achieving the highest grade possible (4*) and a rating of “quality that is world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour”. History at Winchester performed particularly strongly in the RAE, with 90% of research submitted considered internationally recognised. Source: RAE 2008 (Research Assessment Exercise)

Over 93% of our students responding to the PTES 2011 expressed that their experience at Winchester met or exceeded expectations in terms of skills and personal development, and career and professional development.

In 2011, Winchester became the first university in the UK to be awarded a five-star accreditation rating for overall organisational excellence by the British Quality Foundation, under its ‘Recognised for Excellence’ scheme which uses the EFQM Excellence Model.

Source: Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) 2011

Source: British Quality Foundation

Winchester’s results from the PTES 2011, conducted by the Higher Education Academy in conjunction with 80 higher education institutions in the UK, reveal that 91% of taught postgraduate students agreed that the overall experience of their course had met or exceeded their expectations.

Winchester was recognised by Ofsted as a provider of outstanding Initial Teacher Training in England.

Source: Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) 2011

Source: Ofsted 2010

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Directory of postgraduate study A special place to study

Taught postgraduate courses A-Z...................................45

The city of Winchester...................7 Around Winchester.........................9

Student support

Research degrees at Winchester (MPhil/PhD)...............................107 Arts.........................................110

The Winchester experience

Tuition fees and financial support...........................27 Student Services...........................30

Winchester sport...........................14 Visit us..........................................17

A global community

Research and Knowledge Exchange Centre...........................21

Education, Health and Social Care.............................121

Doctor of Education (EdD).........132 PhD by Works in the Public Domain............................134

International students (non-EU)...33 European students (EU)................36

Your application

Research excellence Research environment..................19

Business, Law and Sport........118

Humanities and Social Sciences.................................125

Campus life...................................11 Student accommodation...............15

Developing your future

Applying for postgraduate study at Winchester..............................137

Careers advice and volunteering..39

Faculty of Arts..............................22 Faculty of Business, Law and Sport.......................................23

Other information

Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care....................................24

Postgraduate study at Winchester

Campus map...............................139

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences..............................25

Study options................................41

Index...........................................142

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How to find us.............................140

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The city of Winchester Winchester is one of the most beautiful cathedral cities in the UK. It is located at the centre of southern England, in the county of Hampshire, and is just one hour away from London by train. Winchester is a small but lively historic city. It is renowned for its ancient history, its cathedral and high quality of life.

Shopping Winchester has a bustling atmosphere for shopping with many well-known high street brands in residence blurred in with some unique independent shops and boutiques. Many of the locally owned businesses are nestled on the picturesque cobbled streets that surround Winchester Cathedral. The city also plays host to the Hampshire Farmers’ Market, usually every fortnight. It attracts interesting culinary providers and celebrity chefs, such as James Martin who co-owns a delicatessen in Winchester.

Going out There is a strong café and restaurant culture in Winchester and the city has attracted some leading chefs and high quality brands such as Raymond Blanc and Hotel Du Vin. The cafés offer a wide selection of indoor and outdoor settings to people-watch over a cappuccino. Winchester also has an array of award-winning pubs and bars, which offer a traditional pint or a cosmopolitan cocktail. Winchester won the Purple Flag in 2010, a national award which recognises cities that are safe and enjoyable places for a night out. Winchester was one of only six cities in the UK to win the award.

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City of Winchester

Culture

History

There are two theatres in the city and a Guildhall, which is regularly the venue for concerts, stand-up comedy and shows. The city also has an unusual cinema inside a converted military chapel, which screens a programme of independent and foreign films in addition to the popular movies on general release.

The city is famous for being the ancient capital of England chosen by King Alfred the Great as the seat of power for his kingdom of Wessex. William the Conqueror commissioned the monks of Winchester to compile his notorious Domesday Book, which was housed in the King’s Castle. Now only the Castle’s Great Hall remains and in it is the legendary Round Table of King Arthur. Winchester is also the resting place of author Jane Austen, who is buried in Winchester Cathedral.

The city and its surrounding district have inspired literary classics by Jane Austen and John Keats. This has made Winchester the ideal setting for literary events and writers’ festivals, some of which are held at or organised by the University. Winchester also holds the Hat Fair every year, which is a famous street theatre festival, and there is also the annual Art and Mind Festival.

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Transport links Winchester has excellent transport links including a direct train service to London Waterloo which runs every 20 minutes during peak times. The station is also well served by trains running to and from Southampton, Basingstoke, Bournemouth,

Weymouth, Brighton, the New Forest and the north of England. The University of Winchester is located close to the M3 which provides easy road access to the M25 and M27. Travelling to and from Heathrow and Gatwick airports is easy by both road and train, and Southampton Airport is located 15 minutes away by train and offers services within the UK, the Channel Islands and mainland Europe. The National Express coach service picks up from Winchester and serves various destinations across the UK. Ferry services from Portsmouth link to various ports in France, Spain and the Netherlands.

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Around Winchester The excellent transport links to and from Winchester enable our students to visit the surrounding area with ease and there are lots of interesting places to experience. Winchester is one hour away by train from London Waterloo. Many students choose to go to London for the national art galleries, museums and theatres and to explore the tourist attractions. The city of Southampton is located 20 minutes away by train and it offers further shopping and entertainment opportunities. It provides ferry links to the Isle of Wight and there are various sailing clubs around the city if you want to head out on the Solent. The Isle of Wight hosts two major music festivals: Bestival and The Isle of Wight Festival. There are also various competitive sailing events throughout the year. Waterfront shopping and more entertainment is available in the naval city of Portsmouth, which is about 30 minutes away from Winchester. The Historic Dockyards offer the opportunity to get aboard the Mary Rose and HMS Victory. Less than an hour’s drive away are the famous seaside resorts of Bournemouth and Poole, and there is a regular train service between Winchester, Bournemouth and Brighton. There are also tranquil areas to explore such as the New Forest, Stonehenge, Salisbury and the South Downs. Winchester is also located well to enjoy Dorset’s Jurassic Coast – England’s first natural World Heritage Site.

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Campus life

The central facilities and services for our students are located on our King Alfred Campus, which is situated in the shadow of the South Downs, within walking distance of the historic cathedral city of Winchester. The campus offers a dynamic academic environment within a friendly and supportive community. Winchester has a strong reputation for research and teaching in the arts, business, education, health and social care, humanities and social sciences. Research and knowledge exchange are at the heart of activities at Winchester, and we have academic staff at the forefront of their disciplines. There is a wealth of academic and social facilities offered on or close to the campus providing excellent opportunities for study, research, enterprise, learning, teaching, socialising, sports and recreation.

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Martial Rose Library

IT facilities

This modern three-storey building is located on the King Alfred Campus. It houses a collection of 275,000 books, videos and sound recordings and receives some 550 print journals with electronic access to thousands more.

Winchester hosts over 700 networked PCs for students located within the library, the IT Centre, faculty buildings and the 24-hour access Learning CafĂŠ.

The library offers facilities for learning and research with study spaces for more than 450 readers, of which over 100 are equipped with computers. There are also seven study rooms which can booked for group work sessions. The online catalogue and virtual enquiry desk links students to the services, databases and electronic resources needed for study and research. The Martial Rose Library is also home to the Sybil Campbell Library and Thorold and Lyttelton Library.

All campus accommodation has Internet access at no extra cost, and there is also wireless access providing good roaming across the campus. IT training courses are provided free of charge for students, covering the major software applications, web-authoring and image manipulation. One-to-one help for particular problems can also be arranged. Additional facilities include printing, scanning, binding and laminating. We also sell IT-related consumables. A loan service offers photographic, video, lighting and audio equipment. Training and support is provided on how to use the multimedia suite, TV studio, video editing suites and video copying facilities.

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Campus life

Research and Knowledge Exchange Centre The Research and Knowledge Exchange Centre is dedicated to research, enterprise and consultancy. It provides excellent resources for postgraduate research students as it is the centre of research administration and support services. For more information see page 21.

University Centre The University Centre is situated at the front of the King Alfred Campus. It opened in September 2007 amidst high architectural acclaim, including an award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The building has become the centre of social life on campus. It is spread over four floors and encompasses the Student Union, a bookshop, a mini-mart style-shop and places to eat and drink, including the Food Hall, Terrace Bar and the Learning CafĂŠ, which offers 24-hour Internet access.

Student Union The Student Union is based in the University Centre. There is always a lot going on, especially in the evening, and it caters for all music tastes. It organises comedy and quiz nights and live music. There is also a cinema with a dedicated programme of films. A variety of clubs, societies and associations are run in the Student Union, offering the chance to get involved in a wide range of activities such as film, radio, performing arts, fundraising and volunteering, as well as a range of sports such as rugby, football, skiing and snowboarding. The Union also provides support and welfare services, accompanied by awareness campaigns throughout the year.

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Campus life

Arts and culture

The Link Gallery is an arts space at the University that is open to the general public. There is an exhibition programme throughout the year featuring established and emerging artists of a host of visual arts such as photography, painting and sculpture. There is also a fascinating array of visual arts displayed on campus – all are the creative works of students, staff, alumni and local professional artists.

The University of Winchester has a strong commitment to the performing arts and drama. The University is part of a thriving network of performing arts activity involving national and international artists and professional performance companies. Students and staff regularly perform at national events such as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the University is involved every year in the Winchester Hat Fair – a famous street theatre festival.

Faith

The University offers excellent facilities for performance and rehearsal. The new Performing Arts Studios is a two-storey building with six performing arts studios offering the latest technology for student productions. The building is located on the King Alfred Campus close to existing performance facilities, the Performance Gymnasium, the Arts Centre and the Human Movement Centre.

The University of Winchester has an Anglican Foundation and we have a strong commitment to spirituality. We welcome students from all faiths, of no faith and from all cultural backgrounds, and we are committed to responding to the religious and spiritual needs of all of our students. We have a Chapel and a Muslim prayer room, a Faith Space is planned for faith and non-faith groups. There is an established Chaplaincy which operates closely with a

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thriving Christian Union, and a Chapel Choir which participates annually in the Church Colleges and Universities Choirs Festival.

Sports There are excellent sports facilities available on the King Alfred Campus and at the University’s new Winchester Sports Stadium, which is located at Bar End in Winchester. This offers a competition- standard eight-lane athletics track with supporting field events. The University caters for a wide range of team sports such as football, rugby, cricket and hockey. There is a well-equipped fitness suite, tennis courts and a sports hall, with swimming available at the nearby River Park Leisure Centre. For more information about sports facilities see page 14.

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Winchester sport The University of Winchester offers excellent indoor and outdoor sports facilities for students. The latest addition to our facilities is the new Winchester Sports Stadium, which is ideal if you enjoy running, athletics, hockey or football. The Winchester Sports Stadium is located at Bar End in Winchester. It offers a competition-standard 400-metre eight-lane athletics track with supporting facilities for field events, including javelin, high jump and discus. There is also an all-weather sports pitch for hockey and football complete with floodlighting. The Stadium is equipped with a pavilion offering high quality changing rooms and showers. The Stadium is listed as a pre-Olympic training ground for athletes from around the world to train and acclimatise in their sport ahead of London 2012. Other University sports facilities include a 21-station fitness suite, multi-use sports hall and tennis courts on the King Alfred Campus. There are also aerobic, dance and yoga classes that take place in the dance studios on campus. There is a 25-metre 6-lane swimming pool and health suite located at the nearby River Park Leisure Centre in Winchester. The Centre also includes tennis and squash courts, a fitness suite, exercise studios and an outdoor artificial training pitch. The River Park Leisure Centre is not linked to the University but it does offer student discounts on the use of its facilities.

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Student accommodation The University of Winchester offers a wide range of accommodation and helps you secure quality housing throughout your university life.

Availability Postgraduate students There may be rooms available on campus for full-time postgraduate students. A decision will be taken in spring 2012 on availability of rooms. If there are no rooms available on campus, or if you prefer not to live on campus, you will need to secure accommodation in the private rented sector in Winchester. Our dedicated private sector housing team will help you get in touch with others coming to Winchester and send you advice and accommodation listings.

International (non-EU) students We guarantee full-time international (non-EU) students a room on campus for the duration of their studies provided they hold Winchester as their firm choice, apply for accommodation by 1 August of their year of entry and are studying at Winchester for a full academic year.

Students with disabilities We also guarantee a room on campus (subject to availability of suitable rooms) for the duration of their course to full-time students with disabilities who provide evidence of medical needs. Applications must be received by 1 August.

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What’s on offer? Postgraduate students Depending on demand for rooms from new first year undergraduate students, there may be rooms available on campus for fulltime postgraduate students. A dedicated area would be set aside for postgraduate and mature undergraduate students. Please check our website for confirmation of availability in spring 2012. If rooms on campus are not available or if you prefer to live off campus, Winchester is a friendly city offering a range of accommodation in the private rented sector. You can choose between lodging with a resident landlord or sharing a house with other students. Self-contained one and two bedroom flats are also available. All the

central residential areas are within walking distance of the University and our dedicated private sector housing team can help put you in touch with other postgraduate students coming to Winchester. When you have accepted a place to study at Winchester, you can request accommodation listings from our Student/ Landlord forum and advice is sent to you about other places to look for housing. Visit the website from early April onwards to apply for help with housing.

Families and couples There are five one bedroom and one two bedroom flats on campus available to couples or small families. Please see the website for more details about eligibility and how to apply.

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Student accommodation

Queen’s Road Student Village Self-catered This new student village opened in September 2010 and it is located adjacent to the King Alfred Campus, next door to Alwyn Hall. There are 400 en suite rooms spread over a number of buildings, arranged in cluster flats with shared kitchen facilities.

International (non-EU) students

Part-time students

West Downs Student Village

Full-time international students who hold Winchester as their firm choice, apply for accommodation by 1 August in their year of entry and are studying at Winchester for a full academic year are guaranteed campus accommodation for the duration of their course.

Part-time students who require accommodation will need to secure it in the private rented sector in Winchester.

Self-catered

This will be in either the catered halls of residence or the self-catered student villages based on the King Alfred Campus and at West Downs, both within walking distance of Winchester city centre. All campus accommodation includes unlimited Internet access. There is a communal telephone provided or you can opt to have a private phone in your room.

Students with disabilities Full-time students with disabilities, who can provide evidence of medical needs, are guaranteed campus accommodation (subject to availability of suitable rooms) for the duration of their course. Applications must be received by 1 August. Specially-adapted accommodation is available for physically disabled and hearing impaired students. All sites have live-in Wardens, Senior Students and 24-hour first aid trained site security and police liaison.

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When you have accepted a place to study at Winchester, you can request accommodation listings from our Student/ Landlord forum and advice is sent to you about other places to look for housing. Visit the website from early April onwards to apply for help with housing.

King Alfred Campus Catered halls of residence Accommodation on the King Alfred Campus is in purpose-built residences situated very close to the Student Union, the library and laundrette. The accommodation is catered and works on a part-board system. Your catering card enables you to purchase meals provided in the University Centre which hosts a range of catering facilities. There are three halls of residence: St Elizabeth’s Hall, Alwyn Hall and Beech Glade. Each offers larger-than-average single study bedrooms with washbasins, shared kitchenettes and bathroom facilities.

The award-winning West Downs Student Village is located just a few hundred metres away from the King Alfred Campus. With over 700 students in residence, the Village is a real community with its own shop, laundrette and café. There is a choice of standard or en suite single study bedrooms with shared kitchen facilities.

Quality assurance The housing services team ensures that you will be looked after on campus in our student accommodation and that good quality housing is available off campus too. All landlords who advertise on our website are registered with the University and all properties have to meet Winchester City Council’s Student Housing Accreditation Scheme Standards.

Costs Prices and contract lengths vary. Details are provided on the accommodation pages of the University website.

How to apply Details of how to apply for accommodation are sent to students when an offer to study at Winchester is made.

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Visit us At the University of Winchester we offer a variety of Open Events throughout the year to give you the opportunity to find out more about us and the programmes that you are interested in. These are a great chance to explore the campus and meet tutors and current students to discover what studying at Winchester is all about.

Postgraduate Open Evenings 16 May 2012 4 September 2012

Campus Tours If you are unable to come along to an open event, we can arrange a Campus Tour instead.

BOOKIng IS ESSEnTIAL Booking for Winchester Open Evenings and Campus Tours can all be made online at www.winchester.ac.uk/opendays

Contact Student Recruitment Telephone: +44 (0) 1962 827185 Email: opendays@winchester.ac.uk Web: www.winchester.ac.uk/opendays

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Research environment Winchester is a small institution with a difference. Ranked among the ‘rising research star’ institutions by the Times Higher Education magazine after the results of the RAE 2008 (Research Assessment Exercise), we offer you a research environment that is highly professional, yet individual, and which respects the unique interests and passions you want to explore with your research project. In RAE 2008, a full 76 per cent of our research outputs were deemed to be of international standard, with five per cent world-leading. This is exceptional for a small university. Our excellence in ‘pure research’ moves beyond that sphere. We are also a community-involved University with staff taking part in community arts projects, business development projects, sponsorships of activities, the renowned Winchester Writers’ Conference, and partnership with the health and education sectors. Our academic staff includes professional artists, excavating archaeologists, creative writers, professional journalists, performers and business professionals. We are a community of action and activity. We engage with scholarship and intervention across the theory-practice divide. We were granted Research Degree Awarding Powers by the Privy Council of the United Kingdom in August 2008. With this recognition and accolade under our belts, we are moving forward to develop and implement innovation in the area of PhD study.

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Our postgraduate provision is second to none, and this year we are introducing a new professional doctorate. If you are seeking to engage in PhD study, note our range of exciting possibilities for developing PhD research projects under the supervision of our excellent staff. On top of our disciplinespecific capacity, we are particularly well equipped to help frame interdisciplinary and/or creative practice-integrated PhD opportunities, with topics ranging across education; history; dance, drama and performing arts; communications, cultural

and media studies (including creative writing); theology and religious studies; and psychology – and we can support projects with subsidiary interests in fields such as business, sport studies and health and social care.

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STAFF RESEARCH Sociologist and Sports Professor, Eric Anderson is a leading researcher in the areas of masculinities, sexualities, homophobia and sport. He has published nine books and his research has been published in dozens of academic journals and is regularly featured in the popular press. Professor Anderson is American, originally from California, and he teaches and researches at Winchester as a Professor of Sport in the Faculty of Business, Law and Sport. He has researched openly gay athletes in the USA for more than 10 years. “My latest published research highlights a decline of homophobia in school and college sport in the USA and a softening of the heterosexual masculine culture that once propagated homophobia.”

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His other well-known research has centred on matters related to the construction of masculinity and gendered politics in sport, men’s monogamy and cheating, men’s improving recognition of bisexuality, and the increased acceptance of young heterosexual men kissing. Before joining the University of Winchester, Professor Anderson taught at University of California Irvine; California State University, Long Beach; Stony Brook State University of New York; and the University of Bath. “The University of Winchester is a very welcoming place to study and research. It is a very inclusive and diverse institution that’s growing and developing its research profile. It’s a pleasure to work here and be part of such a progressive university.”

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Research and Knowledge Exchange Centre

The Research and Knowledge Exchange Centre is an integral part of the University’s structure. The Centre provides a home for the coordination of all Research and Knowledge Exchange (RKE) activities at the University and, in particular, hosts the administrative centre that supports its postgraduate research (PGR) students through their time studying with us, from application through to viva voce examination. Winchester has been commended by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for the work of its Research and Knowledge Exchange Centre in supporting its research (PGR) students and underpinning a dynamic research environment. The Research and Knowledge Exchange (RKE) Centre is located in the Masters’ Lodge, a beautifully restored Grade 2 listed Arts and Crafts building located at West Downs.

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The RKE Coordinator is available to advise students on all administrative matters connected with their studies. There is a PGR room where students have access to IT facilities. The Masters’ Lodge is open to PGR students 14 hours a day, seven days a week. All research students have a supervisory team and a personal tutor located in the Faculty to which they belong. We offer a number of fees bursaries for international students, and for part-time students on a limited income. We also offer some help to part-time students in meeting research expenses. The RKE Centre is also responsible for the development and implementation of the University’s RKE strategy. It supports the faculties in their RKE activities and assists individual academics engaged in RKE activity in applying for external funding.

It also organises an annual RKE symposium, provides a range of staff development opportunities, administers RKE funds, organises supervisor training and enhancement events, arranges a series of Enterprise Lectures and engages in partnerships and initiatives in the city and region. The RKE Centre is also home to Wired Wessex and the Winchester Writers’ Conference, and the Centre for Real-World Learning and the Centre for Religions for Reconciliation and Peace.

Contact RKE Coordinator Telephone: +44 (0) 1962 827483 Email: research@winchester.ac.uk

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Faculty of Arts The Faculty of Arts offers a wide range of postgraduate study opportunities. It is a vibrant community dedicated to the provision of a challenging and high quality learning experience for students following programmes in the performing arts, media, literary and cultural studies. Research linked with professional practice is central to the Faculty’s activities. Staff are academic researchers, practitioners, writers, novelists, critics, musicians, dramatists and screenwriters – and all contribute to the growth of knowledge and culture both inside and outside the University. Students are encouraged to gain proactive experience within their chosen area of study. The Faculty of Arts regularly takes part in performances around the UK at events such as the Edinburgh Fringe and locally at the Hat Fair – a street theatre festival held annually in Winchester. The Faculty aims to ensure that research and knowledge exchange is a core activity engaged in by all academic staff. It has a strong track record of producing a range and variety of outputs, which enhance the reputation of the Faculty and the University at regional, national and international levels. In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008) Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, and Dance, Drama and Performing Arts achieved results that indicated 85 per cent of work submitted was of a quality recognised internationally and above (with 5 per cent of world-leading quality). The Faculty has built on its success in being awarded major

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external grants from a variety of sources including the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the British Academy, the European Union, the Arts Council, and the Heritage Lottery Fund. There are three research centres located within the Faculty. The Centre for Research into the Arts as Wellbeing supports the development of research projects in the area of performing arts practice and personal, social and environmental wellbeing. The Centre for Research into Communication, Culture and Media has a strong emphasis on the contemporary construction of identity and a shared engagement with cultural studies methodologies. The Centre for Research into Language is a multidisciplinary group with research interests and expertise in the broad area of language and linguistics. Two research groups are also based in the Faculty. Creative Writing consolidates an extensive and growing range of writing and reflexive practice (from ideas on poetic form and structure through to psycholinguistic analysis). The inter-institutional group RED (Research into Expanded Dramaturgies) aims to research and to advocate the development of ‘expanded’ dramaturgies. It explores both the diversity of emerging performance forms and structures, and contemporary dramaturgical practices.

Profile Dean of Faculty: Professor Anthony Dean Departments: English, Creative Writing and American Studies Performing Arts School of Media and Film Research Centres: Arts as Wellbeing Communication, Culture and Media Language Research Groups: Creative Writing Expanded Dramaturgies See pages 110-117 for more details about research in the Faculty of Arts

For more information on research centres in the Faculty of Arts see pages 110-117.

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Faculty of Business, Law and Sport The Faculty of Business, Law and Sport is a growing faculty at the University of Winchester. The Winchester Business School is based at the West Downs Centre and offers a dynamic and progressive portfolio of postgraduate courses. All programmes are designed to meet the demands of industry, allowing graduates to have the best chance of starting or enhancing their business careers. Our suite of Masters degrees offers specialisms in Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Human Resource Management, Managing Contemporary Global Issues, Marketing, and Project Management, and the programmes can be studied full-time or part-time. The Accounting and Finance, Human Resource Management, and Marketing degrees also can be studied as top-up programmes for students with professional qualifications in the relevant areas. In addition to these specialist programmes, we offer an MBA programme on a full-time basis at the Winchester Business School and on a weekend basis in Basingstoke. Our postgraduate programmes are characterised by innovative, studentcentred teaching and learning that develops the traditional intellectual skills of analysis, synthesis and evaluation. We focus on the development of students’ capacity to apply the necessary skills to solve real-life problems in a business/management environment. The Winchester Business School seeks to improve its links with industry and is committed to working with organisations and governments at regional, national

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and international levels. A key aim of our programmes is to produce postgraduates who possess the capacity for independent critical thinking and self-managed learning, functional skills and knowledge that can be drawn upon to cope with rapid change in the environment and which can promote vision, drive and creativity in both personal and professional development. Specifically, our courses are designed for students to engage with businesses where they can help solve real business problems and apply modern management theory in a practical context. The Business School is a member of the United Nation’s Principles of Responsible Management initiative. The concept of ‘responsible management’ is a theme that runs throughout the programmes. It incorporates the issues of value creation, ethics, environmental sustainability, corporate social responsibility, employee wellbeing and global impact within the overall context of accounting and business education. In addition to our suite of business and accounting programmes, we have MA Sustainable Business. The biggest impact on sustainable development will come from the corporate sector. Managers in the twentyfirst century will need to develop knowledge and understanding of sustainability and sustainable development in order to play an active and effective role in shaping future business practices and leading and managing change. The Department of Law was founded in 2008 and offers a Graduate Diploma in Law – a conversion course for graduates in other disciplines – commencing in September

Profile Dean of Faculty: Professor Neil Marriott Departments: Law Sports Studies Winchester Business School Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics Department of Management See pages 118-120 for more details about research in the Faculty of Business, Law and Sport

2011. The city of Winchester has played a central role in the English legal system for over 1,000 years and was significant in transmitting and preserving the law codes of Alfred and his successors, which were to have a major part in defining the common law of later medieval England. Today, the city has a thriving legal and business community with whom the Law Department has forged strong supportive links. The Department of Sports Studies has a well-established reputation for educating students in a variety of academic disciplines related to the study and delivery of sport. The Department continues to forge links with a range of local, regional and national sports organisations. The Department is planning to bring forward Masters programmes in the area of Sport – further information will be provided on the University website when available.

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Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care The Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care is a major provider of high quality programmes, partnerships and research opportunities in the fields of teaching, the academic study of education, early years, health, social care, social work and community development. The Department of Education Studies offers taught postgraduate programmes and opportunities for postgraduate research study in education studies and in modern liberal arts. The Department was the first to offer an undergraduate degree in Modern Liberal Arts which retrieves and updates the oldest university curriculum in European higher education. MA Modern Liberal Arts is organised around student interest, and modules and assessments are negotiated between the student and the tutor. Research degrees to MPhil and PhD are also offered within the Department on a wide variety of specialisms within a very broadly conceived notion of education. The Department of Interprofessional Studies is a multidisciplinary department offering a range of postgraduate professional programmes accredited by awarding bodies as well as opportunities for postgraduate research study. All programmes in the Department are designed to support the development of academic and professional skills for existing or intending professionals within children’s services, health and social care. An established MA for medical educators and other health professionals and a new Masters degree in Social Pedagogy are also offered. There are opportunities for research student supervision in the areas of early childhood,

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social care, social work, health and wellbeing and disability. The Department for Teacher Development has a national reputation as a provider of high quality initial teacher training at postgraduate level (PGCE). This training is judged to be outstanding by Ofsted, receiving the highest gradings in 2011. PGCE programmes include both campusbased and school-based modules and draw on the Department’s large partnership with schools. The Department also provides postgraduate professional development courses for educators from a range of settings who wish to enhance their own professional practice and the achievement of their students or pupils in the context of the cultural, political and social environments in which they work. Postgraduate professional development is delivered both in learning hubs located in schools and through courses run at the University. The Department offers a Postgraduate Certificate that can support schools and local authorities in a flexible manner to accredit professional development activities in which they are engaged, an established MA Education for school staff, a MRes Social Research for Education and a Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD). The Department also leads the Maths Specialist Training for the South East Consortium for the DfE and delivers SENCO accreditation for the TDA. There is a wide range of opportunities for schools to engage with the Department on accredited professional development activities and for research student applications.

Profile Dean of Faculty: Professor Joyce Goodman Departments: Education Studies Interprofessional Studies (Children, Health, Social Work and Community) Teacher Development Research Centres: History of Women’s Education Professional Learning and Teacher Education See pages 121-124 for more details about research in the Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care

In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 70 per cent of the Faculty’s research was deemed to be of international standing and 5 per cent was described as worldleading. There are two research centres located within the Faculty. The Centre for the History of Women’s Education has an international reputation in the field of the history of education. The Research Centre for Professional Learning and Teacher Education generates a lively research culture with involvement in a range of projects supported by a variety of regional and national funding sources. For more information see pages 121-124.

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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences places importance on the nexus between teaching and research, and members of staff are actively involved in research and knowledge exchange activities. The Department of Archaeology has a strong reputation locally, nationally and internationally. Members of the Department have current research activities in periods from the Palaeolithic to the post-medieval and in a wide range of thematic areas such as cultural heritage, applied archaeology, religion, art, landscape and buildings archaeology, geoarchaeology, warfare, death and burial, osteoarchaeology and fieldwork methodology. The Department is currently engaged in several excavation projects in Britain, as well as undertaking international fieldwork. The Department of History has a wide range of expertise with nationally and internationally renowned staff. Departmental research focuses on such diverse areas as the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, later medieval England and Europe, the English civil wars, early modern France and French Revolution, America, Britain and Japan, the Holocaust and Soviet Russia. The Department is involved in several projects including the Overland Trade Project, the Winchester Project, the Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology and Wessex Historical Databases, the Inquisitions Post Mortem Project, and the New Victoria County History of Hampshire. The Department of Psychology has a strong reputation for the quality of its research, which is organised under the

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Research Centre for Psychology. There are active research groups working in areas of cognitive, developmental and social psychology, supported by a busy programme of research seminars. Research focuses on a range of areas including, attention-emotion interactions, cognitive neuroscience, colour vision, concepts and categorisation, consumer psychology, eyewitness testimony, face perception, gender, language acquisition, language production, masculinity, media psychology, and memory. The Department’s MSc in Psychological Research Methods allows students to work with these groups, equips them with vital research skills, and provides an excellent training for those wishing to continue to MPhil/PhD. The Department has excellent facilities, including eye-tracking and EEG, and a range of laboratories and experimental cubicles. The Department is highly active in consultancy, including psychometric training and short courses in methodology. The Department of Theology and Religious Studies offers three Masters degree programmes: MA in Death, Religion and Culture, MTh in Orthodox Studies and MTh Religion, Ethics and Society. The Theology and Religious Studies subject area has one of the largest groups of MPhil/PhD students in the University, working on research topics ranging from Karl Barth to Christian Feminism, and from death in English poetry to Jews, Muslims and Christians in contemporary Israel. The Department has recently won an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Award to fund a research project entitled ‘Bioethics, Public Policy and the Church of England’.

Profile Dean of Faculty: Professor Kris Spelman Miller Departments: Archaeology History Psychology Theology and Religious Studies Research Centres: Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology Modern History Research Centre The Research Centre for Psychology Centre for the Study of Theology and Religion See pages 125-131 for more details about research in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, over half of the research activity in Theology and Religious Studies was rated of international standing. The Department has nationally and internationally respected researchers, with a range of interests including Christian theology, ethics and politics; interfaith dialogue and theologies of religions; religion, gender and disability; Chinese and Indian religious traditions; indigenous religions; and faith, spirituality and social change. There are regular research seminar programmes in which postgraduate students are encouraged to participate, and the Department hosts frequent conferences and other events.

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Tuition fees and financial support Financial advice and assistance is available at Winchester to help support our students while they are undertaking study. The cost of tuition fees depends on the type of postgraduate study you are proposing to do and a range of financial assistance is available. At the time of this prospectus going to print in September 2011, the University was in the process of finalising its postgraduate tuition fees and financial support for 2012 entry, for the most up-to-date information please see our website. The details contained in this prospectus about PGCE tuition fees and associated financial support were correct at the time of going to print.

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Masters degrees, research degrees and other postgraduate awards For the most up-to-date information please see our website.

PGCE funding Full-time Government support packages are available to UK/EU students undertaking a full-time PGCE. To apply for these please visit the Student Finance website at www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance Financial support includes: • Tuition Fee Loan These are non-means tested. The government pays the University for your fees and you pay them back when you graduate and earn over £21,000. If you do not take the loan, then you will have to pay your fees whilst you study.

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• M aintenance Grants and Loans All full-time PGCE students are entitled to apply for a means tested grant of up to £3,250 based on your household income. This can be topped up with a maintenance loan. For more information on how much you could be entitled to in the way of maintenance support visit www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance • Bursaries The University of Winchester offers bursaries to full-time UK/EU PGCE students. Students with a household income under £25,000 will receive a bursary of £500. Students can choose to have their bursary as a fee waiver, discount from their accommodation fee or in cash.

Part-time Students on these courses will be billed and receive funding equivalent to that offered to part-time undergraduate students. From 2012/13, part-time students studying at 25 per cent intensity or greater will be able to get a loan for their fees. For more information visit www.direct.gov.uk/ studentfinance

TDA (Training and Development Agency) bursaries At the time of this prospectus going to print the TDA funding support was unconfirmed.

Research degree funding Funding support for research degrees is available from research councils and the University. • T he Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) offers a Collaborative

Doctoral Award scheme for full-time research study in the field of Humanities and it is for research programmes in conjunction with external organisations. For further information please consult their website: www.ahrc.ac.uk/ FundingOpportunities/Pages/ CollaborativeDoctoralAwards.aspx or contact the RKE Centre.

I nternational students may be eligible to apply for funding from their own countries.

andidates are responsible for C following up their own external funding opportunities.

• R esearch students who are self-funded can apply for research expenses of up to £500 per year. In order to apply, students must fulfil certain criteria and be making satisfactory progress on their course. For more information candidates should contact their Faculty Managers. • U niversity of Winchester Research (part-time) Fee Bursary offers a limited number of means-tested fee bursaries for part-time students. The bursary will offer full or part waiver of fees. How to apply: Application forms are available from 1 July 2012 from Student Services by calling +44 (0) 1962 827341. • A lumni Research Scholarships are available to all former University of Winchester students who have completed an undergraduate degree or Masters degree at the University.

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Applications received before 30 June 2012 will be eligible for £375 upon commencement of study. All other applicants gain £250.

General financial support for postgraduate study Access to Learning Funds (UK Students only)

Any student who is studying at 50 per cent or more full-time equivalent (FTE) is able to apply for additional financial assistance if facing unforeseen financial hardship via the means-tested Access to Learning Funds. Students can only apply for this during their studies and not before they enrol on their course. Application forms are available from 1 October 2012 from Student Services by calling +44 (0) 1962 827341.

Disabled students Students with a disability may be eligible for help with a Disabled Students’ Allowance. The guide Bridging the Gap: a guide to the Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) in higher education gives full details. It can be accessed from www.direct.gov.uk How to apply: Ask Student Finance to send you the DSA application form. You can also download this from the website at www.direct.gov.uk/ studentfinance

Part-time work Working part-time while studying is another option. The JobShop advertises part-time paid work on campus and in the local area as well as full-time graduate job vacancies, work experience opportunities, internships and vacation work. Graduate Jobs South (GJS) also advertises job vacancies suitable for

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students and graduates, for more information visit www.graduatejobsouth.co.uk Contact careers@winchester.ac.uk for further information or telephone the Careers Service on +44 (0) 1962 827310.

Employer sponsorship Some students may be sponsored by their employer. If the course or research you intend to follow is relevant, your employer may be able to offer some assistance towards your study.

University of Winchester Postgraduate Living Allowance The University is able to offer a limited number of means-tested Living Allowances to taught Masters students. These are available to part-time and full-time students. Part-time students must be studying a minimum of 50 per cent of a full-time course. Students must be settled in the UK within the meaning of the Immigration Act 1971 (further details from Student Services) and must be able to show that they made provision for their fees and most of their living costs before the commencement of the course. Amount of Living Allowance: Postgraduate full-time £1,000 – payable in one instalment at the beginning of Semester 1. Postgraduate part-time £500 – payable in one instalment at the beginning of Semester 1. How to apply: Application forms are available from Student Services from 2 July 2012 by calling + 44 (0) 1962 827341.

Professional and Career Development Loans These are primarily designed for vocational

courses and so may be an option for you, depending on the course you wish to study. For further details call +44 (0) 800 585 505 or visit www.direct.gov.uk/cdl

Students with an equivalent or higher qualification The government has recently announced changes to the funding in place for students wishing to study a qualification who already hold another qualification which is at an equivalent or higher level. As a result, the University is assessing changes that may need to be made regarding fees and funding for students in this situation. For up-to-date information please visit the University website.

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Student Services

Our Student Services department provides information and advice to students on a wide range of issues including childcare, finding a job, finance, dyslexia and health care.

Student support Support is available to provide one-to-one advice and guidance to prospective and enrolled students on practical and support issues.

Childcare West Downs Nursery is run by fully qualified staff and is registered with Social Services as a day nursery to take children between the ages of six weeks and five years. A small subsidy is available for term-time only places but students who are eligible can also apply for Access to Learning Funds.

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Student health

Financial support

If you move to Winchester to study, it is important that you register with a doctor under the NHS as soon as possible. Friarsgate Medical Practice attends our enrolment week to offer medical registration. Appointments are available with a medical practitioner from Friarsgate each weekday throughout term.

Financial advice is available for students who encounter difficulties funding their studies or need tips on budgeting. For more information on the financial support provided by the University see pages 27-28.

Counselling Counselling offers you a safe and confidential space and support when you are troubled by a personal matter. The service also runs groups on issues such as self-esteem, stress and anxiety management and assertiveness.

International student support We offer information and support as well as practical advice on a range of issues including immigration, employment, academic, financial and personal concerns. There is also an orientation programme to help you settle into university life. For more information see pages 33-34.

Disability support The University of Winchester welcomes applications from disabled people and those with specific learning differences. There is a

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dedicated Disability Support team and they ensure the provision of specialist support or facilities to meet requirements arising from impairments, medical conditions and specific learning differences, such as dyslexia. They also provide advice about Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) and can organise training on adaptive technology and software applications. The best way for you to assess our facilities in terms of your individual needs is to make an appointment to visit us before you apply. During your visit you will meet a disability adviser who will endeavour to identify the facilities you are likely to need and discuss accommodation and accessibility.

Careers Service This provides careers information, advice and guidance to help you with career planning and professional development. You can research careers and access one-to-one support with a careers adviser, and a programme of events runs throughout the year. The JobShop and volunteering service advertise job vacancies and a wide range of local volunteering opportunities. For more details about the University’s Careers Service see page 39.

Study Skills Our study skills tutors can help you upgrade your academic skills. They offer one-to-one consultations and workshops and have a broad range of materials you can access.

Chaplaincy The Chaplaincy team is here to support you during your time at Winchester, whatever

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your faith background. There is a Chapel located in the centre of the King Alfred Campus, which offers regular prayer and worship opportunities, and debates and discussions for all. There is also a Muslim Prayer Room and Faith Space. To find out more contact chaplaincy@winchester.ac.uk

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International students (non-EU) A growing number of international students are making the University of Winchester their first choice for UK study. We offer a high quality learning experience and safe and supportive community to enable you to make the most of studying in the UK. The University has dedicated members of staff in the International Recruitment team to advise you about life and study at Winchester. They work closely with international partners to assist students with their applications. The International Student Officer can provide guidance about immigration and applying for a visa.

Immigration Full-time non-EU/EEA international students need to apply for a Tier 4 (General) Student visa under the UK Border Agency’s Points Based System. This will require you to have a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) from our University, which is issued after you have paid your deposit. It will also require you to demonstrate that you have the means to support yourself financially. Please see www.ukvisas.gov.uk and www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk for further information.

Tuition fees from 2012 At the time of this prospectus going to print in September 2011, the University was in the process of finalising its postgraduate tuition fees. For the most up-to-date information please see our website.

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Living costs The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) and UNIAID, an independent charity helping students cope with finance, offer an online International Student Calculator to help international students plan and manage their finances for studies in the UK. It is available online at www.studentcalculator.org.uk/international

International student scholarships and other financial support Winchester International Scholarships are available each year for non-EU students studying taught programmes. They are offered on a competitive basis and successful candidates are awarded a part remission of fees. Scholarships constitute a reduction in tuition fees of no more than ÂŁ1,000 for the academic year. Students must re-apply in subsequent years and there is no guarantee that the award will be made every year. Applications are considered only when a firm offer of a place has been made. Winchester International Research Scholarships are available each year for non-EU students studying Research degrees. They are offered on a competitive basis and successful candidates are awarded a reduction in tuition fees of no more than the difference between the international student fee and the home student fee. This award is for the academic year and students must re-apply for subsequent years. There is no guarantee that the award will be made every year so students should make arrangements for alternative funding to be available if required. Applications are considered only when a firm offer of a place has been made.

The British Council offers details on scholarship schemes. Students should apply in their own country. If there is no British Council in your country, the British Embassy or High Commission can assist. For information go to www.britishcouncil.org Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (funded by the Department for International Development and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) provides scholarships mainly awarded for postgraduate study or research. Grants are for one to three years and cover travel, tuition and living expenses. For more information consult the Commonwealth Universities Yearbook or www.csfp-online.org

Help for American students British Marshall Scholarship finances young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the UK. At least 40 scholars are selected each year in any field of study. Each scholarship is held for two years. For more information visit www.marshallscholarship.org Federal Stafford Loans are fixed rate loans for American students attending university. The University of Winchester administers both Federal Stafford Loans and Private Loans for eligible US students. All loans are handled by the International Recruitment team. For further information please contact international@winchester.ac.uk

Student accommodation As an international student at Winchester, you are guaranteed campus accommodation for the duration of your studies as long as you hold Winchester as your firm choice and reserve a place by 1 August each year. For more details see pages 15-16.

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English language requirements Postgraduate candidates require a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or an equivalent qualification. This applies to all programmes except MA Journalism and MA English Studies: Literature in Context. Candidates for MA Journalism and MA English Studies: Literature in Context need to achieve a minimum of IELTS 7.0 (including 7.0 in writing) or a TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based) or equivalent. If you do not have the necessary level of English, there are pre-sessional and other English language training programmes available at the University. Please see the University website for details.

How to apply International students can apply in the same way as British students or apply direct to the University by completing the International Postgraduate Application form which is available on the University website – see page 138 for more details.

Welcome and transfer service The University provides a complimentary airport pick-up service from Heathrow to Winchester. You will be met by International Student Buddies, both at the airport and on campus, who will provide you with assistance and information.

International students’ Orientation Programme All new international and EU students are invited to attend the Orientation Programme.

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It is an opportunity to meet fellow international students, the International Student Officer and other members of staff. Orientation includes enrolment, familiarisation tours, practicalities such as opening a bank account and registering with a doctor, and information sessions on our computer systems, cultural adjustments, academic matters and student support available. It is vital to arrive at the University in good time to participate in this Orientation Programme.

English language support This takes the form of tutorials and weekly classes. English tutors offer help with written work and other language-related aspects of academic work. Charges may be made for some language support classes. There are also 5-week and 10-week pre-sessional courses in English language available in the summer.

Working in the UK Full-time postgraduate international students can undertake paid employment for up to 20 hours a week during term-time and full-time during University vacations (this does not apply to students who have a prohibition stamp in their passport but it does apply to all students who have a valid student visa in their passport). The University’s Careers Service can help you find work on campus or locally.

International social events The International Student Officer liaises with the International Student Society (part of the Student Union) to arrange an active programme of social functions for international students.

Health All students need to register with a local doctor. International students on courses longer than six months in duration qualify for National Health Service (NHS) treatment. If your course lasts for less than six months you will need private health/ medical insurance.

Support during your studies The International Student Officer and the rest of the Student Services team are available to help with non-academic issues such as welfare issues, working in the UK, applying for a visa, financial and health matters, counselling, careers and study skills programmes. See pages 30-31 for further information about Student Services.

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InTERnATIOnAL PROFILE Carol Chu is from Hong Kong, and she is studying MSc Marketing in the University’s Winchester Business School. She attended a summer school at the University when she was 15 and enjoyed Winchester so much she returned in 2007 to complete her undergraduate degree in Business Management. After that she worked for two years in England before deciding to start her Masters degree. “Winchester is a beautiful historic city that embraces diversity and accepts who you are. The city is a very interesting place and there’s a lot to see, I’ve visited the Round Table of King Arthur and Winchester Cathedral, which is where my favourite author Jane Austen is buried. “There’s a great social life at the University and so many

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things to get involved in. I’m Vice Chair of the International Student Society, a Student Ambassador, and the Course Student Representative for MSc Marketing. For the International Student Society I organise trips and events and help international students settle into their new life in Winchester. “The University is small and friendly. There is an energetic atmosphere here that makes you feel that anything is achievable and everyone is very approachable. The support services at the University for international students are very good. The International Student Officer gave me a lot of helpful advice for my visa application and the English language support team are also very helpful.”

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European students (EU) With Southampton Airport and London being so near, students from other countries find studying at the University of Winchester an attractive prospect.

Orientation Programme All new EU students are invited to attend the Orientation Programme just before the academic year begins.

Accommodation See pages 15-16 for more information about accommodation.

Health All students need to register with a local doctor, and helpful advice is available from the University Nurse. If you are in the UK for more than six months you receive free treatment from the National Health Service (NHS). If your stay is for less than six months and you hold form E128 you can receive free NHS treatment.

Support during your studies The Student Services team is available to help with non-academic issues, see pages 30-31 for more information.

Tuition fees and scholarships For information about tuition fees and the financial assistance available see pages 27-28.

Working in the UK EU students studying full-time or part-time can undertake paid employment. You do not require a visa and there are no restrictions on the number of hours you can work. If you are a national from one of the new accession

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states please see the UKCISA website at www.ukcisa.org.uk

English language support English tutors offer help with written work and other language-related aspects of academic work. There is also a pre-sessional course in English language available. Charges may be made for some additional language support classes.

English language requirements Postgraduate candidates require a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paperbased) or 232 (computer-based) or an equivalent qualification. This applies to all programmes except MA Journalism and MA English Studies: Literature in Context. Applications for MA Journalism and MA English Studies: Literature in Context need

to achieve a minimum of IELTS 7.0 (including 7.0 in writing) or a TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based) or equivalent. If you do not have the necessary level of English, there are pre-sessional English language training programmes available at the University. Please see the University website for details.

How to apply EU students apply in the same way as British students – see page 138 for details.

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Careers advice and volunteering • W ork experience is essential prior to entering some careers, and it is also an ideal way to find out whether or not a career area might suit you. The Careers Service is a member of Graduate Jobs South (GJS), which helps students find graduate-level employment, work placements, internships and part-time work opportunities in the south of England. For more details visit www.graduatejobsouth.co.uk

Funding your study Prospective students are encouraged to contact the Careers Service for information about sources of postgraduate funding.

The Careers Service, based within Student Services, provides career information, advice and guidance to help you plan your career and professional development. As a student at Winchester, you are encouraged to use the resources in the Careers Service to research careers and access one-to-one support with a careers adviser. If it is difficult for you to visit in person, the Service offers support via email and telephone. A programme of events runs throughout the year covering presentations such as ‘A Career in…’ and practical sessions to help you write a graduate CV, understand application processes and be successful at interview.

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Volunteering and paid work Employers are increasingly looking for graduates who have gained skills and experience outside of their academic studies. • P art-time work may fit in with your studies and help you gain employability skills. The Careers Service manages the JobShop database, which advertises local part-time job vacancies, vacation work and national graduate job vacancies • V olunteering is an excellent way to enhance your skills, make a difference within your local community and set you apart from other applicants. Wideranging local volunteering opportunities are advertised on the volunteering database

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Study options Winchester has a range of postgraduate study options and is an excellent choice for enhancing your career prospects and developing depth of knowledge in your chosen area. We offer a dynamic academic environment, well-structured programmes and a strong network of support.

Taught Masters degrees (MA, MSc, MRes, MTh and MBA) There is a wide selection of taught Masters degrees at Winchester, leading to the degrees of MA, MSc, MRes, MTh and MBA. All are developed and delivered by experts in their fields, often drawing on individual research experience. Full-time Masters degrees normally last 12 months and part-time degrees normally last 24 months, and the majority of programmes are offered full-time and part-time. Typically the programmes are arranged into modules, which are offered within our two-semester system academic year. All offer taught modules for the first two-thirds of the programme. The final third is based on self-directed learning concentrating on extended critical awareness and research skills. It culminates with the production of the dissertation, consultancy or other project. It is possible to study for the full Masters degree or study the programme to gain other qualifications such as a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) or a Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert). The chart on this page highlights what is required at Masters degree level and the exit qualifications available.

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Exit qualifications Postgraduate Certificate – PgCert Average length: Requirements:

5 months full-time or 10 months part-time minimum (depending on module selection) 60 credits taken in one semester or 60 credits taken over two semesters part-time

Postgraduate Diploma – PgDip Average length: Requirements:

months full-time or 18 months part-time minimum (depending 9 on module selection) 120 credits taken in two semesters full-time or 120 credits taken over four semesters part-time

Masters degree – MA/MSc/MRes/MBA/MTh Average length: Requirements:

12 months full-time or 24 months part-time 1 80 credits taken in two semesters full-time and a further period of study or 180 credits taken over four semesters and a further period of study

The Master in Research (MRes) degree programmes provide research training and other skills for those interested in pursuing careers in archaeology and education research.

Postgraduate teaching (PGCE) and Education programmes The University of Winchester has an excellent reputation for teacher training and offers Postgraduate Certificates in Education (PGCE) providing teacher training for both primary and secondary schools. Both programmes offer innovative and flexible learning. MA Education is available for teachers and medical educators who wish to enhance their professional skills and knowledge.

Research degrees (MPhil/PhD) The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) opportunities at Winchester delve deep to widen your knowledge and expertise and provide an experience that both challenges and enriches. For more information on the research environment see page 19. The University of Winchester offers a focused and supportive community to undertake research study. The Research and Knowledge Exchange (RKE) Centre offers excellent support and expertise, for more information see page 21. The MPhil/PhD principally involves the production of a large-scale piece of written

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work in the form of a research thesis. Assessment is based on the quality of your thesis and also on your performance at an oral examination or ‘viva’. If you are considering embarking on a research degree, you will need to identify the general area in which you would like to work and propose a topic. It is important that the topic is of genuine and compelling interest to you and that you identify an academic supervisor whose research interests closely match the field in which you intend to work. The University also offers a Doctor of Education (EdD) and PhD by Works in the Public Domain, see pages 132-134 for more detail.

Flexible study Most postgraduate taught programmes and research degrees at Winchester can be studied full-time or part-time, with email and other electronic resources, like the University’s web-based Learning Network, making access to resources much easier. Teaching often takes place in the evenings enabling you to combine study with busy lifestyle, employment and family commitments. Learning and teaching is undertaken by a range of methods, often in small groups, and tutors are flexible and often willing to adjust activities to suit the needs of the group. All taught programmes offer a range of optional modules, in support of core modules, and undertake extensive research on a topic of your choice to complete the dissertation.

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Some programmes offer distance learning via the University’s web-based Learning Network allowing you to study on your own terms. Some of the taught programmes use the Learning Network as a base for learning materials to support study.

Winchester accepts research applications that are disciplinary and interdisciplinary to a range of subject areas, offering unparalleled opportunities to combine study across subject areas with the support of a cross-disciplinary supervisory team.

Study resources such as the Martial Rose Library, IT facilities and RKE Centre are open in the evenings and at weekends to ensure that you have the facilities when you need them.

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Taught postgraduate courses A-Z ......................... 45 Research degrees at Winchester ......................... 107 MPhil/PhD .......................................................... 108 Arts.................................................................... 110 Business, Law and Sport................................... 118 Education, Health and Social Care.................... 121 Humanities and Social Sciences........................ 125 Doctor of Education (EdD).................................. 132 PhD by Works in the Public Domain................... 134

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MSc Accounting and Finance ....................................... 46 MRes Archaeology ........................................................ 48 MBA – Master of Business Administration................... 50 MSc Business Management .......................................... 52 MSc Child Development ............................................... 53 MA Creative and Critical Writing ................................. 54 MA Cultural and Arts Management ............................. 56 MA Cultural Heritage and Resource Management ...... 57 MA Cultural Studies ...................................................... 58 MA Dance: Practice and Production ............................ 60 MA Death, Religion and Culture................................... 61 PgCert Delivery of Primary Health Care ...................... 63 MA Devised Performance ............................................. 64 MA Digital Media Practice............................................ 66 MA Drama: Making Theatre......................................... 67 MA Education (Early Years, School, College and Workplace Educators’ Pathway) ................................ 69 MA Education (Medical Educators’ Pathway) .............. 70 MA Education Studies .................................................. 71 MA English Studies: Literature in Context ................... 73 MA Film Studies............................................................ 74 MA Global Radio Production........................................ 75 MA Historical Studies ................................................... 76 MSc Human Resource Management ............................ 78 MA Journalism ............................................................. 79

Graduate Diploma in Law/Common Professional Examination (GDL/CPE)...................... 80 MA Managing Contemporary Global Issues ................ 81 MSc Managing Contemporary Global Issues with Environment and Development ......................... 81 MSc Marketing .............................................................. 82 MA Modern Liberal Arts............................................... 84 MTh Orthodox Studies ................................................. 85 MA Popular Performances ............................................ 86 PGCE Primary ............................................................... 87 MSc Project Management............................................. 90 MSc Psychological Disorders........................................ 91 MSc Psychological Research Methods ......................... 92 Graduate Diploma in Psychology ................................. 94 MA Regional and Local History and Archaeology ....... 95 MA Regional and Local Archaeology ........................... 95 MA Regional and Local History.................................... 95 MTh Religion, Ethics and Society ................................ 96 PGCE Secondary Religious Education.......................... 98 MA Social Pedagogy ................................................... 100 MRes Social Research in Education ........................... 101 MSc Sustainable Business .......................................... 102 MA Theatre and Media as Development ................... 103 PgDip Working with Young People (Youth Work)....... 104 MA Writing for Children ............................................. 105


Accounting and Finance MSc/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in an accounting or business-related discipline. Students who have achieved full membership of a professional accountancy body (for example, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, ICAEW, ICAS) or international equivalent may be eligible for entry with advanced standing Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Lim Keong Teoh Telephone +44 (0) 1962 826475 Email Lim.Teoh@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MSc Accounting and Finance is for students who aim to embark on a career in accounting and finance, and for qualified accounting professionals who wish to update and enhance their expertise in the fields of accounting and finance via a fast track route.

Programme content Built upon the United Nation’s Principles of Responsible Management, the concept of ‘responsible management’ is a theme that runs throughout the programme. It incorporates the issues of value creation, ethics, environmental sustainability, corporate social responsibility, employee wellbeing and global impact within the overall context of accounting and finance education. The programme aims to create a firm grounding in the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary for accounting and finance at a strategic and management level and explores the current and emerging theories, techniques and practices within these fields. Students are encouraged to engage with academic literature, case studies and each other by reflecting on their own managerial and business experiences.

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Principles of Responsible Management Corporate Finance Financial Analysis and Valuation Financial Strategy and Corporate Governance • Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance

• Investments and Behavioural Finance • Research Methods in Business

Learning and teaching Modules are characterised by innovative, student-centred teaching and learning, which develops students’ intellectual skills of analysis, synthesis and critical evaluation. This is achieved by our small class size settings that allow students to capitalise on their current and/or prior experience on an individual basis. The integration of theory and practice is important and this is achieved through an innovative blend of simulations and case studies. For example, simulation software allows students to experience the dynamic and challenging environment of stock market trading.

Assessment The programme structure allows for innovative assessment practice to be adopted. The programme’s inclusive assessment strategy deploys a variety of methods for assessment in order to improve the quality of learning and give students a greater opportunity to demonstrate their true potential. Timely, relevant and helpful feedback is paramount to our assessment practice.

Careers The programme aims to prepare students for a wide range of careers in accountancy and finance in private and public sectors, for example accounting and finance executives, financial advisers and planners, fund managers, investment analysts and stock brokers.

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Student proFile Robert Hardy from Salisbury is studying MSc Accounting and Finance, having previously studied a BSc in Business Management at the University of Essex. “A Masters degree seemed like the natural progression and the course at Winchester provided the direction and focus I was looking for. It also seemed to me that Winchester’s reputation is growing very quickly – the Business School is held in high regard – which is impressive considering its relatively recent development. “I like the fact that the course is focused on helping students to gain practical knowledge and skills for employment, based on the current international state of affairs. It includes some highly academically structured aspects such as the teaching of theory and its development in relation to contemporary issues.

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“My relationship with the lecturers and course leader has been excellent, and I have had real support when I have needed it. Both the teaching and administrative staff have been very approachable which is of great importance when studying at this level. “The teaching staff have provided us with excellent direction and sometimes notable authors and journals, which helped me to get to grips with the course requirements and develop a sense of criticality which I had not properly honed during my undergraduate studies. “In the future I would like to secure a position on a graduate scheme relating to finance or accounting – the course has provided me with excellent knowledge and skills and this will provide me with increased confidence when applying for these types of roles.”

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Archaeology MRes Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or upper second-class Honours degree in archaeology or a related discipline Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Keith Wilkinson Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827444 Email Keith.Wilkinson@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

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MRes Archaeology offers an intensive research-training programme with a high level of supervisorial contact. It is suitable for those who have a clear idea of a research topic, but who need to acquire new research skills or hone existing ones. This programme is also suitable for those working in the archaeology, heritage or environment sector who wish to enhance their research experience.

Programme content Study examines approaches and methodologies, theoretical underpinnings and practical applications in archaeological research, and some modules focus on the archaeology of a chosen period, theme or specialism. The programme is especially suitable for students who wish to research a particular archaeological period such as: • The Palaeolithic of Western Europe • Classical Greece • The Roman period • The post-medieval period in Europe • North America Departmental staff have the expertise to supervise projects on the following themes and approaches: • Geoarchaeology • Geomatics • Remote sensing • Zooarchaeology • Fieldwork practice (excavation and survey) • The archaeology of religion, death and gender

Students undertake three core modules and choose two Special and/or Applied Studies.

Modules Core modules: • Research Methods in Archaeology • Formulating, Designing and Managing Archaeological Research Projects • Personal Research Methodology Special and/or Applied Studies include: • Church Archaeology • Later Prehistoric Wessex • Archaeology of Africa • Climate Change and People

Learning and teaching Lectures, presentations, seminars and workshops are the modes of teaching, and attendance at departmental/research centre seminars enables students to share their experiences.

Assessment Assessment is by means of a series of essays and reports, and a blog/diary.

Dissertation Students apply the research skills developed in the production of a substantive piece of research of 25,000 words on a topic of their choice, supervised by a member of staff with relevant research interests.

Careers MRes Archaeology acts as a preparation for undertaking an MPhil or PhD or as a basis for an advanced career within archaeology or a related discipline.

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Student proFile Mike Brace from Guildford is studying the MRes in Archaeology. Having studied BA Archaeological Practice three years ago, he decided to return to Winchester for his postgraduate study. “I have a continuing fascination with the subject and had such a good experience during my degree – the department has an excellent reputation in the standard of work they produce but the staff are also approachable and have always been very supportive.” Mike’s undergraduate dissertation was a desk-based assessment in preparation for one of the University’s most exciting archaeological digs at the Winchester St Mary Magdalen Leper Hospital. He is now carrying out further work as part of his MRes study.

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“I am very privileged to have been involved with the excavation since the beginning and I am using my MRes as a vehicle for research focusing on the economic and social state of medieval leper communities. In particular I will be looking at pottery found at the site, helping us to build up a picture of ‘the person’ and their standard of living. Not a lot is known about this area so it will be fascinating. My work on this will be included in the monograph of the excavation which will be published worldwide. “I am hoping my MRes work will perhaps lead onto a PhD but whatever I go on to do in the future, I am just glad that I have had such a chance to contribute to projects as well as having a fantastic experience of university life.”

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Master of Business Administration MBA Modules

Entry requirements: Students are expected to have a minimum of two years’ business experience, usually in a middle management role, and a first or second-class Honours degree or equivalent. Senior managers with substantial business experience, but without a first degree, may also be considered

The MBA is a post-experiential career development programme for individuals wishing to progress to a strategic management level or for those wishing to broaden their skills within their current role. The programme is structured to provide a firm foundation in core management disciplines and to develop the strategic expertise essential for the effective senior manager.

Programme delivery: Winchester and Basingstoke

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Teaching is highly interactive. Methods include lectures, case studies, syndicate work, role-playing, business games, group presentations and seminars.

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Full-time: 1 year (Winchester) Part-time: 2-6 years (Winchester) Weekend delivery: 18 months-6 years (Basingstoke) Programme Leader: Malcolm Hosking Telephone +44 (0) 1962 826361 Email Malcolm.Hosking@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January for both full-time and parttime study. At the start of any module for weekend delivery Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

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The MBA provides a blend of academic theory with business and management practice to ensure that the knowledge acquired can be readily transferred to the workplace. The programme’s structure conforms to the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Masters degree subject benchmark statements for Business and Management. Study aims to create a firm grounding in the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary within strategic management, including how to deal with the demands of complex and rapidly changing business and economic contexts. It also explores the current and emerging theories, techniques and practices of business within the areas of leadership and change management, marketing relationships, financial information for decision making and strategy. One of the main themes underpinning this programme throughout is ‘Responsible Management’. Students are encouraged to engage with academic literature, case studies and each other by reflecting on their own managerial and business experiences.

• Leadership in a Changing World • Managing Information for Decision Making • Understanding Markets • Building Success Though Relationships • Principles of Responsible Management • Research Methods in Business • Business Consulting

Learning and teaching

Assessment Modules are assessed predominantly by coursework, which can take the form of reports, essays and/or presentations, and time-constrained assessments.

Dissertation Students are required to write a substantial analytical report of 10,000 to 15,000 words with a practitioner focus, highlighting an original vision, concept or strategy in the field of business administration.

Careers MBA programmes are designed to advance the skills and careers of practising managers and professionals.

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Student proFile Heidi Liechti is studying the weekend-delivery MBA based in Basingstoke. She currently works in the busy and constantly changing area of marketing and event management for Certis, an international crop protection company. Heidi is predominantly self-funding. However, her employer also supports her by contributing financially towards the course. “The MBA offers me the chance to improve my knowledge of current management practice and look at effective ways of using management techniques to strategically tackle a whole range of issues that arise in business. The great thing about the MBA is that it really encourages people to delve deeper into business matters and clearly understand both how and why business decisions are made, taking into consideration the differing interests of all the people involved and their influence on the decision making process.

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Another really important element of the taught MBA is having plenty of opportunities to share ideas and initiate discussions in class, with a very mixed group of students, teachers and guest presenters. This is immensely inspiring. “For my recent consultancy project I worked with the Jubilee Sailing Trust, a registered charity that operates sailing holidays on board tall ships for able-bodied and disabled people, to create much greater interaction and understanding between these two groups. It was a brilliant project, my contacts at the charity were helpful and cooperative and I was able to present a useful final report to help the charity increase the number of customers booking voyages in the currently challenging market.�

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Business Management MSc/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Mark Gannon Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827111 Email Mark.Gannon@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

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MSc Business Management is built around the Winchester Business School’s commitment to Responsible Management Education, developing managers capable of managing the business and social challenges of the twenty-first century.

Programme content This programme is designed primarily for students who have not previously studied business at undergraduate level, but are interested in developing a career in management. However, the knowledge and skills developed on the programme are also of value to applicants with previous business experience looking for further career development. Study equips students with the knowledge and skills to work effectively within organisations and the changing external context in which they operate. The programme emphasises the Principles of Responsible Management Education, aiming to develop in students an awareness of the need to generate sustainable value for their businesses and society at large. The modules encompass a range of key management issues, including strategy, decision making, and leadership, with a dissertation that enables students to develop expertise in a selected area of business management.

Modules • Principles of Responsible Management • Strategic Decision Making • Managing Information for Decision Making

• International Business Communication • Leadership in Organisations • Research Methods in Business Plus one option from: • Business Consulting • Enterprise and Small Business Management • Management of Contemporary Global Environmental Issues

Learning and teaching A wide range of teaching and learning methods is used including student-led discussions, debates and presentations, workshops involving a variety of active learning activities, independent study, web-based activities and lectures. Theory and practice are integrated and students are encouraged to capitalise on their current and/or prior experience. A focus of the programme is the development of students’ capacity to apply the necessary skills to solve real-life problems in management.

Assessment Assessment methods include essays and reports, presentations, conference papers, case study analysis and researchbased projects.

Careers The programme develops skills and knowledge for action in the workplace. Business management is useful for a wide variety of careers in both the public and private sectors. The programme also provides a firm foundation for undertaking postgraduate research or further training.

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Child Development * MSc/PgDip/PgCert

Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study

MSc Child Development aims to equip graduate students with advanced research skills in the psychology of child development, as well as a number of important transferable skills appropriate to other professions.

Students may have the opportunity to undertake training in the use of psychometric tests, designed to meet the requirements of the British Psychological Society Level A Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing.

Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years

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Study centres on a core of developmental psychology combined with quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection and analysis. In addition, students examine the theoretical and philosophical issues that underpin psychological research, as well as some of the contemporary, practical aspects of conducting research in psychology.

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Programme Leader: Dr Russell Luyt Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827525 Email Russell.Luyt@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only) * subject to validation

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The programme also gives students the opportunity to develop intellectual and practical skills along with the ability to analyse and communicate complex ideas and creatively plan and manage an independent postgraduate research project in the psychology of child development. Students undertaking this programme may be required to develop links outside the University in order to recruit appropriate research participants. Students gain knowledge of a range of general historical, theoretical and philosophical issues underlying the discipline of psychology; awareness of ethical and legal issues; and how psychological research is communicated. They will gain a critical awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of a number of key quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection and analysis.

Empirical Dissertation Psychological Research in Practice Qualitative Methods in Psychology Quantitative Methods in Psychology Developmental Science Child Development

Learning and teaching A diverse range of teaching methods are employed, including laboratory classes, workshops, lectures, seminars, tutorials and individual project supervision; all supplement the students’ own independent study.

Assessment A wide variety of forms of assessment are used, including research proposals, practical reports and assessed presentations. There is only one formal examination. Students also complete a substantial independent research project.

Careers The MSc programme is designed to meet the requirements of the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) for postgraduate training, and equips students with the necessary skills to undertake further postgraduate work in psychology, such as a PhD, or to pursue a research-based psychology career.

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Creative and Critical Writing MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study. Applicants are also required to submit a sample of their creative writing Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Carole Burns Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827369 Email Carole.Burns@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only) or via UKPASS (full-time study only)

MA Creative and Critical Writing offers students the opportunity to develop their creative writing in a stimulating and supportive environment that encourages both creative exploration and critical awareness.

Programme content Students develop creative work in progress, give and receive feedback and produce new writing. The programme encourages students to discuss the work of established writers and consider the theoretical, social and cultural contexts of contemporary writing. Students undertake four core modules and choose two optional modules taken from the genre-based modules, which creatively and critically explore the structures of a particular genre of writing.

Core modules include: • Theories of Creativity and Writing • The Writers’ Toolkit: Creative Research • Publishing Project • Independent Study Proposal

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• Advanced Fiction Workshop

Learning and teaching Academic staff are professional novelists, scriptwriters, poets and writers of creative non-fiction as well as musicians, cultural critics and playwrights. They are supported by guest writers – most recently Linda Grant and Tessa Hadley (novelists), Jack Zipes (literary critic) and Philip Gross (T.S.Eliot prize-winning poet).

Assessment Modules are assessed by a combination of critical and creative work, either in discussion with a tutor or amongst peers.

Dissertation Publishing Project is a module in which all students develop a writing project to the point of submission for publication. This could involve, for example, newer forms of publishing such as blogs or more traditional forms such as the development of pieces of short fiction along with cover letters for submission to appropriate literary journals or magazines.

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• Advanced Poetry Workshop • Advanced Scriptwriting Workshop

Students undertake a dissertation of 15,000 to 20,000 words as part of their independent study, along with a 3,000 word critical rationale, with full tutorial support. This can be a creative piece or pieces of work, supported by the creative rationale, or it can be a critical piece in its entirety. Students work independently and meet regularly with their supervisor for feedback and support.

Careers Graduates have become published writers and poets. Others have careers in teaching, media and the arts. The programme also provides a firm foundation for undertaking a research degree or further training.

Optional genre-based modules include: • Advanced Writing Workshop

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Student proFile Boz Masters from Alton is studying the MA in Creative and Critical Writing – taking her in a different direction from her current employment teaching and supervising 11-16 year olds. “In my youth I worked for an oil reporting company, and then moved to Reuters to set up an oil reporting unit. Unfortunately family commitments ultimately meant I had to leave the industry. “But I continued to write in some form or other and thought I could try to improve my creative writing skills, whilst also having some discipline around it. I chose Winchester because the programme offered the structure I was seeking and the freedom to experiment and I also knew that I would be stretched, challenged and sometimes reined in. “So far I have enjoyed all the modules, particularly scriptwriting as much of the craft involved is transferable across other genres.

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Another valuable aspect of the MA is the publishing opportunities it creates and the fact that we are taught by people in the know – ranging from poets to critics.” Boz has started to think about her dissertation. “It’s a piece of literary fiction based in Manchester in the 1960s. I’m really looking forward to getting my teeth into the project now that all my background research is done. “This course has been a new venture for me. I have done lots of things I wouldn’t have dreamed of doing before, like writing a blog. Above all it has given me the opportunity to surround myself with like-minded people, not only the lecturers but also fellow students, whose generosity with time, critique and feedback has been invaluable.”

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Cultural and Arts Management MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Loykie Lominé Email Loykie.Lomine@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Cultural and Arts Management is particularly relevant to students who already work in the creative industries and are interested in professional development or those interested in a career in that sector, be it on a freelance basis, to work for small cultural operators like arts venues or to work in large organisations like the Arts Council.

Programme content The programme has been designed in partnership and in consultation with local, regional and national employers in the arts and cultural industries. The aim is to develop an understanding of management in the creative industries as it is a particular business environment with several specificities, such as the implications of cultural policy and agendas of social inclusion and sustainability. Some modules concentrate on the microenvironment (the internal environment of arts and cultural organisations), others on the macroenvironment (the context in which arts and cultural organisations operate) and students also have a flexible module enabling them to focus on a sector or area of their choice (for further professional development purposes). Students can also develop workrelated projects, for example if they want to set up their own company or develop a freelance career.

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• The Microenvironment: Understanding Management in Cultural and Arts Organisations

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• The Macroenvironment: Cultural and Arts Management in Context • Cultural Entrepreneurship • Sector-specific Module: Specialisation and Professional Development • Contemporary Issues in Cultural and Arts Management The Professional Project is the final dissertation. It gives students the opportunity to work independently on a substantial professional project on a topic of their choice within the field of cultural and arts management.

Learning and teaching Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, discussions, projects, field trips, group and one-to-one tutorials, directed and self-directed study. Students also have the opportunity to develop IT skills, for example for website design, project management and through optional IT workshops.

Assessment Modules are assessed by coursework only, using a variety of formats that correspond as closely as possible to professional means of communication, such as business plans, reports, audits and portfolios.

Careers The programme strengthens knowledge and skills for use for a managerial career in the creative industries.

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Cultural Heritage and Resource Management MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Niall Finneran Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827074 Email Niall.Finneran@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Cultural Heritage and Resource Management draws upon the expertise of the Department of Archaeology, and a panel of guest lecturers drawn from across the heritage spectrum. This programme offers a perspective that, although grounded in UK archaeological and museums practice, is also situated within a global context and offers industry placements and project work in places as diverse as Ethiopia and Barbados.

Programme content This programme considers the wider place of heritage management in contemporary society, and offers students the chance to undertake their own projects on a range of different subjects. Using both a British and a global approach, the theory and practice of cultural heritage and resource management is investigated. The course uses experts from museums and galleries, cultural tourism, theme parks, national, local and global heritage organisations, archives, libraries and archaeological units. In addition, students are able to participate in the Department’s own research projects, which have included archaeological sites in Winchester, Cornwall, Georgia, Armenia, Corsica, Barbados, Ethiopia and Egypt, and are encouraged to use their skills in enhancing and developing existing cultural heritage strategies in these locations.

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• Introduction to Heritage Management • Global Issues in Heritage Management • Research Methods

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• Managing Cultural Heritage • Placement (200 hours in total) Plus one optional module to be selected from all period/depth study or methodological modules available in the MRes Archaeology as well as a dissertation.

Learning and teaching Modules are delivered through workshops and seminars with presentations (poster and oral), reflexive learning strategies (such as blogs and diaries) and more formal essays. A placement module allows the student to gain practical training in the industry. This placement can either be based locally or abroad according to the needs of the student.

Assessment ‘Traditional’ forms of written essay underpin most of the assessment. In addition, there is the use of oral and poster presentations.

Dissertation The dissertation is an extended piece of work based upon original research. The study skills module Research Methods helps develop the skills needed to undertake this major piece of self-directed research.

Careers Graduates often work in heritage, museums and galleries, education and outreach, libraries and archives and archaeological units.

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Cultural Studies MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Steven Allen Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827152 Email: Steven.Allen@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

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MA Cultural Studies explores a wide range of theoretical and conceptual approaches to culture. It provides a flexible curriculum designed to enable students to develop critical understandings of culture and theories of culture through the investigation of film, literature and cultural industries.

example, postcolonialism and the writing of culture).

Programme content

Optional modules include: • Drugs, Identities and Popular Culture • Crime and Culture • Popular Music • Theorising the World

The programme investigates culture in global, national and local contexts and offers a variety of modules and perspectives that should be of interest to anyone wishing to further their study of culture, media and film, or literary studies. The modules are designed to develop approaches to culture and theories of culture through the exploration of areas relating to media culture, textual and cultural approaches, and interdisciplinary study that examines texts and cultural examples drawn from different media. Areas explored include technology, landscapes, music, drugs, crime and the body; national and global perspectives on culture; cyberculture; writing and politics; and apocalypse culture. The programme is concerned with the diverse and multiple forms of cultural expression, whether in relation to cultural texts (in literature, film and the media), wider conceptualisations of culture (the nation and globalism), specific forms of cultural practice or behaviour (for instance in respect of identity, defining deviance, fandom and so forth), or the meanings of contemporary culture (for

Modules Core modules: • Introduction to Cultural Studies • Postgraduate Seminar • Research Methods

Learning and teaching Students undertake seminars, group and individual tutorials, discussion groups, e-learning and independent study.

Assessment There are no exams, so all modules are assessed by coursework, with a variety of exercises including presentations, workshops, essays, textual analysis, critical evaluations and collaborative work.

Dissertation With full tutorial support in critical methods and writing skills, students complete a dissertation of 15,000 to 20,000 words.

Careers The programme is designed for those seeking careers in cultural work, education, the media, advertising and marketing and the arts. The curriculum also provides a firm foundation for undertaking a research degree such as an MPhil or PhD.

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Student proFile Irene Spencer from Southampton is studying MA Cultural Studies. She came to the decision to carry on to postgraduate study after finding certain topics caught her interest during a Media Studies degree. “I had the chance to look at a wide range of topics as an undergraduate but I felt that the MA Cultural Studies would give me the chance to really explore those areas that I am particularly interested in like feminism, film, representation and communications.” Having worked in the commercial property sector for a number of years, Irene has found returning to education a really positive experience. “As a mature student, Winchester is great because it is small

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and the support is excellent but also you get to work with a cohort of a range of ages and experiences. The teaching on my MA is absolutely first-class – you get someone who is a leading voice in their field lecturing you and that is absolutely invaluable. “Currently I am in the early stages of planning my dissertation and I think it will be very interesting – I will examine the changes in culture since the emergence of 24-hour news and how this affects society’s ability to conduct informed debate. “I have really enjoyed my experience at Winchester so far, and I hope that in the future I can remain in a similar vibrant learning and teaching environment.”

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Dance: Practice and Production * MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class (upper division) Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study Students will be required to show potential for practical work Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Cathy Seago Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827157 Email Catherine.Seago@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only) Students will be invited to come to the University for audition/interview but submission of examples of previous solo performance and group choreographic works on DVD is acceptable * subject to validation

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MA Dance: Practice and Production seeks to bridge academic and professional/vocational contexts for dance artists, to enhance individual approaches and original voices in making dance happen. This programme is a unique and exciting opportunity to link the academy and the professional field through the interdisciplinary physical, creative and critical dialogues which make up the multifaceted role of the choreographic artist in a contemporary context.

Programme content The programme aims to develop an enhanced understanding of choreography as an embodied practice and advanced skills in communicating this in a range of contexts through embodiment, creation, facilitation and documentation. Students build skills as creative entrepreneurs, to support a portfolio career. They develop work to realise their ideas through choreographic forms physically, creatively and pedagogically. Students are challenged to develop their practice within both professional and academic contexts through placements with artists and of arts organisations such as The Point Eastleigh, Hampshire Dance, Creative Ecology Wiltshire, StopGAP Dance Company, Green Candle Dance Company and the Wessex Academy. Through creativity and criticality, students develop reflexive practices and measure their impact towards defining and redefining their artistic vision.

Modules • Choreographic Practice • Creative Partnerships in Choreographic Contexts • Entrepreneurship in Dance • Choreography in Performance • Research Methods • Gateway to Independent Study

Learning and teaching Students undertake workshops, masterclasses and labs, placements in professional contexts and intensive devising, lectures, seminars and a mini-conference, selfdirected study and tutorials.

Assessment Modules are assessed by practical work in real situations through the performance and facilitation of choreography. Reflective documentation supports this through lecture-demonstrations, performative presentations, online blogs, critical writing, proposals and research plans.

Careers The programme prepares students to enter the field as independent dance artists equipped to work in a range of community and professional contexts as creative facilitators, performers and choreographers. Students may also wish to pursue a career in teaching or a related area, for example an education officer attached to a dance company. Students may also consider undertaking further study for a practicebased PhD or MPhil.

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Death, Religion and Culture MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years This programme is delivered by distance learning/blended learning Programme Leader: Dr Christina Welch Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827521 Email Christina.Welch@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Death, Religion and Culture explores the way in which death is the only inevitability of life. This universal reality is understood differently by different cultures and religious traditions, and those understandings are played out in rituals of death, dying and bereavement.

Programme content

Learning and teaching Students undertake structured discussion and debate. Visits to local crematoria, cemeteries, mortuaries and funeral homes are an essential aspect of the programme, which also benefits from guest lecturers from the death industries, a variety of religious traditions and public services.

The programme attracts a diverse range of students from funeral directors, clergy from a variety of traditions, teachers and those preparing for a research degree as well as a range of people who are simply fascinated by the subject.

The programme is taught by a team of highly qualified and enthusiastic staff who include internationally renowned scholars, and is available in distance learning and blended learning modes of delivery.

Study provides a view of historical and current approaches to death and dying, disposal and bereavement rituals, enabling a meeting of professional groups and students with particular interests in this area of speciality.

Types of assessment used include a review of practical activities such as presentations, alongside more traditional methods of assessment such as essays and the dissertation. There are no examinations.

Assessment

Dissertation Modules Core modules include: • Contemporary Approaches to Death and Dying • Research Methods • Independent Study

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Optional modules include: • Death and Martyrdom • Death in the Christian Tradition • Death in World Religions • The Pastoral Care of the Dying and Bereaved • The Philosophy, Ethics and Theology of Death • Death and Visual Culture

Students complete a dissertation of 15,00020,000 words on a subject of their choice within the realms of religion and death. It is a substantial piece of independent research and full tutorial support is provided.

Careers Graduates have gone on to work within bereavement counselling, funeral homes, teaching and the church. The programme provides a firm foundation for undertaking a research degree or further training.

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Delivery of Primary Health Care PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Qualified doctor on the General Medical Council list; General Practice Specialist Trainee Level 3 Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Simon Newton Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827596 Email phce@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

PgCert Delivery of Primary Health Care is designed for qualified doctors who are training for General Practice as GP Registrars. This certificate is taught alongside the Mid-Wessex Day Release Course and offers students the opportunity to earn 60 CATS points, which can be used towards future routes of study.

Programme content The programme centres upon the management and delivery of primary health care, and emphasises the need for skills in practice management. There are two selffunded residential modules, one of which covers Finance and Practice Management, and another that covers the Management of Change. The programme also aims to nurture the personal development of the individual student; it provides the GP Registrar with a student forum to reflect on the realities of life in General Practice, and to develop the interpersonal and management skills needed for working as part of a practice team. This is encouraged by working in cohesive small groups. The current and proposed programme leads to an award through the nationally defined end-point of the nMRCGP (Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners) examination.

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• The Management of Primary Health Care in General Practice • The National Delivery of Primary Health Care • Personal Development

Learning and teaching The mode of learning employed throughout the programme is designed to reinforce the ethos of a team approach. This is intended to promote an awareness of multiple perspectives, the value of divergent thinking and problem-solving in considering issues. Within sessions, students are required to take a share in the responsibility of learning. This strategy has been adopted deliberately to challenge the previous learning experiences of students and to promote an understanding of the range of professional roles to be found in a practice, where doctors work alongside practice managers and health service managers.

Assessment The assessed work for each module is intended to develop and extend the learning on the course, requiring the student to integrate more formal modes of input with practical experience and group work. The aim is to enable the student to develop strategies for reflective practice and lifelong learning.

Careers The proposed postgraduate certification of the programme is intended to develop further the established success of the Mid-Wessex Day Release Course. It aims to enable the students to take the credits on to programmes of further study, through the CATs scheme. CATS points are particularly relevant to those students who wish to become Educational Supervisors and GP Trainers.

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Devised Performance MA/PgDip/PgCert

Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study

MA Devised Performance is an innovative practice-inclusive programme intended to build upon the knowledge and experience gained at undergraduate level by students in performing arts and drama-related programmes.

Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years

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Programme Leader: Dr Yvon Bonenfant Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827505 Email Yvon.Bonenfant@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

Study focuses on contemporary performance making and the analysis of and reflection on it, employing a variety of devising strategies and processes in which the student experiences a range of performance contexts, for example site-based devising; and devising from text; devising for theatre; devising with a director and/or dramaturg. The practice is underpinned by student reflection on both the devising process and the performance outcome, placing the work in the context of current contemporary professional practice. Much of the programme explores collaborative practice and group work, and an enthusiasm and commitment for the processes and demands of ensemble work is vital. However, there are opportunities for individual performance as well as for students to explore their individual contribution to performance making. Students undertake six taught modules: four practice-based and two research-based, plus the Independent Project module.

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• Devising and the Performer • Advanced Approaches to Text and Performance Writing

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• Devising and Site • Advanced Performance Practice • Creative Production • Research Methods

Learning and teaching The core element of the delivery is practical performance making, enhanced by seminars, discussions, workshops, masterclasses and self-directed study.

Assessment All taught modules, except the Research Methods module, are assessed by portfolio. Live performances are documented and contribute to the overall portfolio mark.

Independent Project This is negotiated between the student and the Programme Leader and allows the student to develop a portfolio of work of which a significant part may be an independently devised performance plus reflection on the process and outcome.

Careers Graduates enter the field of contemporary performance practice as an emerging artist, either collaboratively or as an individual, operating within the diverse range of professional environments. Students pursue careers in teaching or a related area. Students may also consider undertaking further study for a practice-based PhD or MPhil.

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Student proFile Mary Nuttall, from Brentwood in Essex, is studying MA Devised Performance, having completed BA Choreography and Dance at Winchester. “I decided to go straight into postgraduate study and take a different route after finishing my degree. I realised that devising was an area I was really interested in and it would give me more freedom in my performances. I chose to stay at Winchester because it has a great community of creative people; it’s close to London and has excellent facilities like the Performing Arts Studios. “My experience of the MA so far is that it’s completely driven by the individual which gives you so much confidence. Our Programme Leader is great because he provides you with guidance but encourages you to think for yourself and not doubt your creative abilities.

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“We’ve done a lot of collaborative group work which is good – I enjoy the chance to share ideas and experiences. I also like that we have been looking at different techniques to entertain the audiences, including toying with their expectation. For example we will introduce someone, so the audience has a certain perception, and then suddenly we change that character to something else. It’s all about having a thinking audience rather than a passive audience. “After my MA I’m hoping to apply for theatre internships – it’s very competitive but I’m happy to just see where I end up. I think Winchester has given me the confidence and support to be optimistic about the future.”

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Digital Media Practice MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study. All applicants will be asked to submit a portfolio of relevant work along with a short written statement outlining the relevance of the programme to their previous experience Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Deborah Wilson Telephone +44 (0) 1962 826355 Email Debs.Wilson@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Digital Media Practice is designed to enable students to build on the knowledge and practice developed through related undergraduate study or through previous experience within the media industry.

Programme content It is a professionally-focused programme that allows for the dynamic understanding and development of theory within the context of practice. The programme structure is designed for a range of specialist careers within the digital media industry. Study integrates with professional practitioners and bodies to provide a close and dynamic engagement with the digital media industry. These partnerships give students the starting point to develop their own network of professional contacts and to identify key practitioners. Study consists of four core modules plus two optional modules or one optional module and one module from a complementary discipline within the School of Media and Film, and a final dissertation or equivalent extended project.

Modules Core modules: • Digital Media Principles • Design Practice • Creative Enquiry • Media Project

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Optional modules: • Digital Media Management • 3D Animation Practice • Interaction Design

Students engage with the optional modules by undertaking individual projects and case studies relevant to their particular area of interest.

Learning and teaching Students get the opportunity to develop new ideas and theories through their engagement with several real-world projects that might culminate in the live release of output through the web or other media outlets. Practical work is supported and enhanced through masterclasses, seminars, discussions, workshops, tutorials and self-directed study and by undertaking work in professional contexts.

Assessment Assessment is by coursework including the production of digital media artefacts, presentations, business plans and written reports.

Dissertation Students are required to complete a substantial piece of work in the form of either an appropriate digital media project or a written dissertation.

Careers The programme is designed for students who wish to pursue a professional career in the digital media industry as lead designers and those seeking to develop as account directors, content writers, creative producers or project managers.

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Drama: Making Theatre MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Stephen Hall Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827116 Email: Stephen.Hall@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Drama: Making Theatre aims to promote the development of contemporary theatre making in a programme that is built around the practice of creating new theatrical works. Working in collaboration with our industry partners, this professionally-focused course offers students access to industry support and advice as part of their study.

Programme content The main principle that defines the programme is a focus on individual approaches and/or interest in research areas. Thus, individual students are able to pursue their own area of research/ performance-as-research interest in the field, applying some of the generic skills that they develop in the various taught modules. The Research Methods module focuses on developing generic study skills and research methodologies. The other modules develop a range of contemporary strategies and approaches to text and the development of practice-based methodologies, which inform the development of the Advanced Theatre Project (where students will be placed in partner venues) and their final Independent Project.

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Research Methods Gateway to Independent Study Independent Project Ensemble Theatre Project Advanced Performance Skills

• Staging the Text • Advanced Theatre Project

Learning and teaching Students are introduced to a range of advanced practical approaches to texts and performance from contemporary theatre practice in the introductory modules.

Assessment There is a variety of assessment within this programme, with both research and practical skills being developed towards student-led projects, which take the form of producing new theatre works as well as a written dissertation or practice-led project.

Careers The programme offers students a variety of opportunities for employment in the field of the performing arts, especially as companies or practitioners in their own right. The wider skills in theatre practices and research methodologies that the course offers, coupled with the industry engagement, could see graduates move on to work in arts administration, as arts officers or within funding bodies. The subject specific skills might also see students go on to teach in further education or higher education contexts. Also, the potential to develop perspectives on practice-as-research within their independent study may also encourage students to consider doctoral study.

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Education Early Years, School, College and Workplace Educators’ Pathway MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or a professional qualification such as Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) Part-time: Up to 5 years This programme is delivered at: Winchester (or it may be delivered elsewhere in the region by negotiation and where group size permits) CPD Programme Administrator: Tony Simmons Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827327 Email Tony.Simmons@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: Modules start throughout the year Application process: Direct Entry Application Form

MA Education is grounded in a particular form of professionalism, that of research-based teaching. It is a vision of practitioners constructing their own practical theories of the situations that confront them in their professional life and testing them in action. The programme is suitable for teachers working in primary, secondary and post-compulsory settings as well as workplace educators such as police and military trainers.

Programme content The programme is designed to enhance and deepen pedagogic knowledge of learning and aspects of students’ professional role in their workplace. Students build up credits by undertaking a range of optional modules allowing them to focus on issues relevant to their own professional practice. They also complete the module Practitioner Research prior to putting together a research plan as preparation for the dissertation.

Modules Students take optional modules which enable them to identify and develop an aspect of their professional work with a tutor’s support. The modules are flexible, allowing for shorter submissions for 20 credits (4,000 words) through to longer submissions for 40 credits (8,000 words).

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Optional modules include: • Examining Professional Practice • Improving Practice Through a Project • Individual Practitioner-based Enquiry • Developing Pedagogy and Learning

Examples of taught courses include: • Museum Education • • • •

Improving Writing Through Film Wellbeing and Education The Outdoor Classroom Comparative Education (with a visit to The Gambia) • NPQH Accreditation • NQT Accreditation • SEN including: - National SENCO Accreditation - Additional Communication Needs - The Vulnerable Child - Positive Behaviour Support

Learning and teaching The teaching team is mainly drawn from the Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care and from other experienced specialists such as local authority Inspection and advisory teams.

Assessment Assessments for each of the optional and compulsory modules are the equivalent of 4,000 words per 20 credits and may take the form of reflective journals, portfolios, case studies or workplace-based assignments.

Careers A Masters degree is increasingly seen as an essential qualification for senior school positions. The programme also develops skills and knowledge for significant professional development and it can form the basis of a research degree or further training.

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Education Medical Educators’ Pathway MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or a professional qualification in a related subject Part-time: 3 years CPD Programme Administrator: Sue McLachlan Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827327 Email Sue.McLachlan@winchester.ac.uk Pathway Leader: Jane Bell Email Jane.Bell@unimail.winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January Application process: Direct Entry Application Form

The MA Education pathway for medical educators aims to develop students as providers, planners or managers of medical/health-related education and to enable them to undertake educational research, particularly into their own practice.

Programme content This programme is suitable for doctors and others working in medical education, including clinical tutors, educational supervisors, GP educators and specialist registrars. Applications from other healthcare professionals working in education are welcomed – all applicants are invited to discuss their requirements with the pathway leader.

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Students present their own work and experiences and discuss texts with each other and the tutor. Outside speakers are invited to present work in progress, focusing on current developments in education and medical education. The teaching and learning methods and styles adopted are founded on the principle that learning is an active, collaborative process involving both participant and tutor and that the subject of that learning is the professional activity of the student.

Assessment Assessments for each module are the equivalent of 4,000 words per 20 credits.

Dissertation The philosophy of the programme is grounded in a view of professionalism as a research-based activity. Practitioners are encouraged to construct their own practical theories of the situations that confront them in their daily life and to test and develop them in action. The overarching aim of the educational research in this programme is to provide practitioners with new possibilities for professional educational action. Students undertake two years of taught modules and then a dissertation year.

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This is a personal research project in a medical educational field of the student’s choice. It involves a large amount of independent study with support from a supervisor. Dissertation supervision is provided individually, face-to-face, by phone or by email.

Careers Medical education is regarded as a subspeciality in its own right; medical educators now require additional professional qualifications. This programme also develops and extends the educational practice of its students and can form the basis of a research degree or further training.

Professional Education and Development Improving Practice (Assessment) Improving Practice (Curriculum) Practitioner Research

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Education Studies * MA Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Wayne Veck Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827072 Email Wayne.Veck@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only) * subject to validation

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MA Education Studies provides opportunities for students to enhance their understanding of issues relating to a diverse range of educational policy and practice. It enhances analytical and research skills and provides sociological and philosophical insights into the study of education.

Optional modules include: • Education and Identity

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Learning and teaching

This programme provides opportunities to engage with significant questions, issues and debates within education studies. Students advance their analytical skills, deepen their understanding of educational theory and methodology, and develop their capacity to reflect critically on professional practice. Drawing upon differing disciplines and schools of thought, including sociology, law, philosophy, political theory and feminism, the programme invites students to analyse educational experiences, values and practices in ways that are creative, rigorous and rewarding. Students examine the politics of educational policy and practice in relation to questions of social justice, identity, gender, race and the teaching of diverse groups of students. The aim is to engage students with a diverse range of intellectual resources so they might situate themselves in ongoing dialogues about education that are themselves educative.

During a course of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials, students are offered opportunities to engage in focused group work, to evaluate the contributions of theorists and educationalists, to consider case studies drawn from empirical research and to delve into the rich tapestry of their own experiences to reflect critically upon educational issues, policy and practice.

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Core modules include: • The Politics of Educational Policy and Practice • Research in Education Studies

The programme is of benefit for anyone interested in pursuing or advancing careers in professions that involve care and service. It also provides a firm foundation for undertaking a postgraduate research degree.

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Education, Ecology and Social Justice History, Gender and Education Disability and Education Special and Inclusive Education Progressive and Alternative Forms of Schooling

Assessment In this programme, each module is assessed through written assignments, usually essays of up to 5,000 words. Assignment titles emerge from the context of each module, although there are opportunities for titles to be individually negotiated between students and module leaders. Students are also provided with full, one-to-one support in the production of a dissertation, which is a substantial piece of independent research of 15,000 to 20,000 words.

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English Studies: Literature in Context * MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Liam Connell Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827024 Email Liam.Connell@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 7.0 (including 7.0 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only) * subject to validation

MA English Studies: Literature in Context familiarises students with the most up-to -date developments in English Studies through a range of modules developed from staff research interests. Students are given the chance to study a range of texts from different historical periods and the emphasis is on the way that texts respond to and shape their historical, social and literary contexts.

Programme content All students take a compulsory module in Research and Employability Skills. This module develops the necessary skills to complete the independent study element of the programme. For students who wish to develop this aspect of postgraduate work, there is an optional module in English Studies and Employability. Guided by academic staff, students complete an independent portfolio detailing how a specific piece of literary study connects to other kinds of work such as publicity, marketing and information management. Students complete a range of subject modules that focus upon the different ways that specific concepts or ideas such as Jewishness, disability or politics are expressed through a range of literary texts. Students also consider how the idea of literariness influences, and is altered by, our consideration of specific themes or ideas.

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• The Apocalypse in Contemporary American Literature and Culture • English Studies and Employability • Jewishness in Contemporary British Literature

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Literature and Politics Postcolonial Literature and Theory The Twenty-First Century: The First Decade Theorising the World Twenty-First-Century Gothic Women, Text and Publishing in the Eighteenth Century • Writing and Disability

Learning and teaching The programme is taught by and offers students the opportunity to work alongside scholars interested in the contemporary vitality of literature within the UK and across cultures. Most classes are organised around small-class discussion and students are expected to participate in and lead classroom discussion.

Assessment Most modules are assessed via a single 5,000word essay but students are also required to present their own work in a verbal form to small groups.

Dissertation Students complete a dissertation of 15,000 to 20,000 words in a research area of their choice with support from a tutor.

Careers The programme aims to act as a stepping stone to academic research but also aims to develop students’ writing skills and to enhance their employability in educational and professional contexts. The programme develops subject-specific skills which are relevant in a wider range of professional careers.

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Film Studies MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in Film Studies or another cognate subject or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Leighton Grist Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827147 Email Leighton.Grist@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Film Studies considers film in its specificity and as a complex totality. It explores various critical and theoretical positions that have sought to ‘explain’ film and how film has been situated socially, culturally and politically.

Programme content Implicit to the programme is an embrace of the diversity of film as an aesthetic, material and (predominantly) commercial object, of the diverse perspectives available to the study of film and of how both have been developed, whether in terms of causality, difference, mutual generation, opposition and/or contestation. The programme curriculum covers areas including film history; changes in film form and style, whether within specific cinematic institutions (for example, Hollywood or the avant-garde) or across them; different production practices and the differential development and use of new technologies; issues of genre, nation, identity and authorship; and the relation of film to its wider material context, be the focus cultural, sub-cultural, political, regulatory or epistemological.

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Core modules include: • MA Film: Theory and Criticism • Postgraduate Seminar • Research Methods Optional modules include: • Art Cinema/Avant-garde Cinema • Cultures of Third Cinema

• Fairytale and Gothic Horror • Fiction and Film • Genre and National Cinema • New Technologies and Culture • Space and Place: A Landscape of British Cinema • Scorsese and Schrader

Learning and teaching Classes predominantly centre upon a seminar format, which provides a space facilitating the introduction and discussion of critical frameworks, theoretical concepts, ideas, issues and interpretations.

Assessment The standard assessment for each module is a seminar presentation and a 4,000word essay. Assessment for the introductory module comprises a seminar presentation, a 1,500-word critical exercise (30 per cent) and a 2,500-word essay (70 per cent). Assessment for Research Methods involves a draft dissertation proposal. There are no examinations.

Dissertation With full tutorial support, students complete a dissertation of 15,000 to 20,000 words. A substantial piece of independent research, the dissertation must be on a topic within film studies, but it does not have to focus on taught areas.

Careers The programme is specifically of benefit to those seeking to pursue a career in further or higher education and to those involved in arts, media or cultural work.

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Global Radio Production MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Head of School of Media and Film: Dr Paul Manning Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827504 Email Paul.Manning@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Global Radio Production explores the implications of digital radio in the global age and equips students with the technical skills and knowledge required to develop a career in radio production.

Programme content Study on the programme is designed to equip students with specialist knowledge of radio practices and the professional production skills. A unique aspect of this programme is its focus on the global context of radio and how digital technologies have impacted the industry – even the most locally focused radio station has the potential to reach audiences around the world. Students are introduced to the basic skills of radio production and presentation before acquiring more advanced skills and expertise in scheduling and the management of a radio station. Academic and theoretical study of radio explores aspects of radio production, digital technologies and the globalisation of radio. Students develop research skills and interact with other students to enhance their professional skills and best practice.

Learning and teaching Students work on practical aspects of radio production, including the challenges and routines of running a radio station, as a simulated learning activity. Students participate in practical workshops and work collaboratively with other students on projects. Conventional lectures, seminars and tutorials are used, particularly for theoretical and research-based learning.

Assessment There is a variety of practical assessments including production logs, individual and collaborative projects and critical reflection upon practice. Students write extended essays and seminar papers for particular modules and assemble a professional portfolio. For the culmination of the programme, students develop their own research as a practical project or dissertation.

Careers Graduates are equipped to undertake a variety of production and presentation roles in radio and in related media industries. The programme also offers a firm foundation for postgraduate research.

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Production and Presentation Programming and Management Global Media and Radio Advanced Radio Production Student Directed Media Project Creative Enquiry Project or Dissertation

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Historical Studies MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Chris Aldous Telephone +44 (0)1962 827318 Email Chris.Aldous@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Historical Studies explores current methods of investigating the past and examines a range of subjects from the early medieval period to the twentieth century. The programme is designed for those with a general interest in past societies as well as those planning to undertake a research degree.

Programme content

Learning and teaching

Students take three core modules, which explore historical methods and research skills, and three Special Studies chosen from several different options.

The dissertation is a substantial piece of independent research with full tutorial support. Students are required to write 15,000 to 20,000 words on a subject of their choice covered by their study.

Core modules: • New Histories • Research Methodology • Dissertation Presentation

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1640-1680 • Art and Society in the Renaissance • The ‘fifteen-year war’ and public memory in post-war Japan • ‘The Good War’: The United States and World War II • Soviet History Through Film

Students explore a variety of methods of engaging with the past, and have the opportunity to study a wide range of different pasts – from the early medieval period to the late twentieth century. The programme emphasises the use of alternative and innovative methodologies in history – including the history of everyday life, medical history and modern religious histories. Students also undertake a thorough training in the resources, methods and theoretical approaches needed to undertake historical research at postgraduate level.

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• Gender and History 1500-2007 • Allegiance and Ideas in Southern England

Special Studies include: • The History of Anglo-Saxon Wessex • Religion and Society: The Secular Church of Late Medieval Wessex

Students attend lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, day schools and excursions. The teaching team is made up of highly respected and experienced researchers. Specialists from outside the University also deliver elements of the programme.

Assessment Assessment on the programme is largely by written assignments, usually a 4,000-word essay, and this applies to most modules.

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Careers Graduates work in teaching, archives, libraries and museums and conservation. The programme also provides a firm foundation for undertaking a postgraduate research degree or further training.

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Student proFile Emily Constable from Eastleigh, who is studying MA Historical Studies, has always loved history. “For as long as I can remember I have always been interested in the subject. As a child I always enjoyed museum trips and I have even helped my father to research a book he was writing on the history of HMP Winchester.” Having studied history at undergraduate level, the MA is allowing Emily to explore her main areas of interest. “I am fascinated by crime and punishment – from the reign of Mary Tudor and the Spanish victimhood through to the Yorkshire Ripper. Having freedom to explore your own interests is really refreshing as crime is sometimes considered a study for sociology or criminology but there is a huge historical element to it.

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“At Winchester I love the fact that you meet a diverse range of students each with their own ideas and experiences – it makes it really interesting. The lecturers are also so passionate about the subject and they have so much time for you as an individual.” Emily dedicates one week a month to visiting the archives at the British Library and Institute of Historical research in London to enhance her studies. “I really enjoy what I do and I have a lot of things to consider for the future – perhaps moving onto a PhD or teaching history in Paris, but whatever I do I feel that being at Winchester has really reminded me of the passion I have for the subject.”

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Human Resource Management MSc Fact File Entry requirements: A Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management – Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) or equivalent qualification Accredited prior certificated learning (APCL) may be available to suitably qualified applicants up to a maximum of 100 credits. The remaining credits (depending on entry qualifications) will consist of 40 credits, of independent study and a minimum taught component of 40 credits which must include 20 credits of Research Methods in Business Part-time: 6 months Programme Leader: Dr Beverley Hill Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827231 Email Beverley.Hill@winchester.ac.uk Start dates: January If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Application process: Direct Entry Application Form

MSc Human Resource Management is offered as a top-up to the Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The programme is designed to develop an advanced understanding of the human side of management.

Programme content Students extend their study obtained from the Professional Development Programme of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) by undertaking the Research Methods in Business taught module, one further taught module and a dissertation on a Human Resource management topic of their choice. Upon successful completion, students are awarded the MSc Human Resource Management.

Assessment Methods of assessment include business reports, essays, presentations, critical evaluations and research-based projects.

Dissertation The dissertation can be on a topic of the student’s choice within the realms of human resource management. The dissertation module commences at the beginning of Semester 2 following the year of entry.

Careers Many career opportunities in human resources management are appropriate, including Personnel Adviser, Recruitment Consultant and Human Resource Manager.

Modules • Research Methods in Business – a taught module requiring 36 hours of class contact. This must be successfully completed before students can progress to the dissertation stage • One further taught module: Leadership in Organisations is recommended

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A variety of teaching methods is used including lectures, tutorials and workshops. Many of the sessions are student-led and there is an emphasis on active learning.

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Journalism MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Programme Leader: Chris Horrie Email Chris.Horrie@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 7.0 (including 7.0 in writing) or a TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Journalism is designed to meet the challenges of a fully ‘converged’ media world where journalists, especially at entry level, are expected to be able to work within any medium from video reporting to magazine feature writing, through radio production and podcasting to web production, blogging, dynamic content management and supervision of social networking sites.

• Live Production Project – Winchester News Online

Programme content

There is an emphasis on continuous assessment of practical skills. The media law and public affairs modules are assessed by examination. Practical work is assessed in the studio in individual group and feedback sessions. All students create a course blog, which acts as a portfolio of work completed, a means of exchanging ideas with tutors and other students and a way of receiving feedback and advice on their work.

The programme has been developed with the assistance of the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) and an industry advisory panel composed of regional and national figures with expertise in television, radio, newspapers, magazines and online and journalism training. Study and training proceeds rapidly from the classroom to the studio and newsroom where, together with extended periods of work attachment, students experience the reality of working journalism.

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• The Business of Journalism: Markets, Audiences, Advertising, Funding • Teeline Shorthand • Web Audio and Video Production Skills/ Interactive Online Digital Magazine Production • Radio and Television News Production and Presentation • UK/EU Public Affairs/News Sources • Media Law and Regulation • Video Documentary Production

Learning and teaching A wide variety of teaching methods is used including tutorials, seminars, lectures, workshops and demonstrations. Practical work takes place in a purpose-built multimedia newsroom and studio designed and constructed to industry standards.

Assessment

Dissertation An Academic Dissertation/Major Individual Journalism Project enables students to study one aspect of the profession of journalism, or an aspect of its likely future development. There is an option to do this by means of a traditional supervised academic dissertation, or as a series of linked in-depth pieces of journalism.

Careers Graduates are equipped to begin professional careers as staff or freelance journalists in the newspaper, magazine, radio, television and online industries.

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Graduate Diploma in Law/Common Professional Examination GDL/CPE Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree. However, applicants with (i) overseas degrees, (ii) degree equivalent qualifications, (iii) professional qualifications and (iv) those seeking mature non-graduate status based on prior experience may be admitted subject to obtaining before the commencement of the programme a Certificate of Academic Standing from one of the professional bodies. Graduates from Combined Honours Law Studies or non-qualifying law degrees may in certain circumstances obtain exemptions from foundation subjects on application to the professional bodies. Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Louisa Dubery Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827233 Email Louisa.Dubery@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: Applications for full-time study should be made online via the Central Applications Board (CABS) at www.lawcabs.ac.uk. Part-time applicants can apply direct to the University by completing the Direct Entry Application Form

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The Graduate Diploma in Law is a professionally accredited programme primarily designed for non-law graduates who wish to convert to the study of law. It is a fast-track qualification for the Academic Stage of Legal Training which precedes the Vocational Stage. This Level 6 qualification enables students to apply to the professional bodies for the award of the Common Professional Examination (CPE). Students intending to qualify as solicitors or barristers must subsequently study the Legal Practice Course or the Bar Professional Training Course. The GDL/CPE at Winchester is recognised by the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulations Authority.

Programme content The programme begins with the module Legal System, Research and Skills. The professional bodies require all students to pass this module in order to progress to the study of substantive law. The second part of the programme consists of seven compulsory modules, the Foundations of Legal Knowledge, as described below. Additionally, all students write a dissertation, the Legal Research Project, on a subject of their choice. The Foundations of Legal Knowledge are as follows: • Criminal Law • Contract Law • The Law of Tort

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Equity and Trusts Public Law European Law Land Law

Learning and teaching The small cohorts of students enable student-centred teaching and learning. The programme consists of lectures and seminars, which emphasise interactive learning. Additionally students are prepared throughout for the second stage of training (vocational) by developing practical skills such as negotiation and mooting.

Assessment The Legal System, Research and Skills assessment is a test of multiple-choice questions. Assessment in the Foundations of Legal Knowledge is a combination of coursework and examination. Depending on the subject, and taking into account the need to balance the assessment workload during an intensive programme of study, some subjects are assessed by 70 per cent examination and 30 per cent coursework, others by 100 per cent examination. Practice in assessments is provided throughout the programme.

Careers Most graduates proceed to the vocational stage of training: the Legal Practice Course or the Bar Vocational Course. The GDL/ CPE provides all the skills and advantages afforded by an academic training in law and is also a valuable qualification for many alternative graduate opportunities.

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Managing Contemporary Global Issues

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Managing Contemporary Global Issues with Environment and Development MSc/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Paul Sheeran Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827239 Email: Paul.Sheeran@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January (full-time), September, November and January (part-time) Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

The Managing Contemporary Global Issues programmes link international project management and international relations to study and respond to key global issues, events and themes emerging in globalisation, economics, business, culture and society.

• Management Responses to Global Issues • Management Research Methods

Programme content

The teaching team has wide-ranging experience of working both in the UK and overseas. In addition, a variety of guest speakers, professionals and practitioners contribute to the delivery of the modules.

Students explore a range of global issues covering development, security, markets, the environment, aid, peacekeeping, diplomacy (commercial and political) and corporate social responsibility to build indepth knowledge of how the international community operates and how international projects are managed. The emphasis is on the management of global issues (corporate governance, energy insecurity, food insecurity, poverty reduction and international security).

Students can specialise in climate change, economic development, regeneration and poverty reduction by electing to focus on MSc Managing Contemporary Global Issues with Environment and Development.

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• Theoretical Approaches to Contemporary Global Issues • International Development

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Learning and teaching

Assessment A range of assessment methods is used including management reports, project reports and software analysis, essays, presentations, videoed role-play debate and panel viva.

Dissertation Students use international project management as a tool to manage a range of global issues. Projects include international aid relief, conflict resolution and regeneration projects. Students can also focus on their specific area of interest.

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• International Field Research • Environmental Approaches to Global Issues • The Health of Nations

Students can undertake a traditional dissertation of 20,000 words, an international project management report or a professional portfolio. Students studying MSc Managing Contemporary Global Issues with Environment and Development undertake a science-based dissertation covering an environment and development topic.

Careers Graduates have secured management positions in international companies, international development organisations, NGOs and government. Students also pursue positions in embassies, foreign relations and diplomacy.

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Marketing MSc/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in marketing or a related business discipline. Students who have achieved professional marketing status and hold full membership of CIM and appropriate Level 7 qualifications such as CIM Chartered Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (or its international equivalent) are eligible for entry on to the MSc with advanced standing. Accredited prior certificated learning (APCL) may be available to suitably qualified applicants up to a maximum of 100 credits. The remaining credits (depending on entry qualifications) will consist of 40 credits of independent study and a minimum taught component of 40 credits, which must include 20 credits of Research Methods in Business Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Beverley Hill Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827231 Email Beverley.Hill@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computerbased) or equivalent Start dates: September and January Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

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MSc Marketing aims to provide students with an advanced study of marketing, developing a critical, theoretical understanding of the role of marketing within organisations and society, balanced by the ability to practically apply marketing knowledge and techniques within a changing world.

Programme content The programme reflects the Winchester Business School’s commitment to Responsible Management Education. The Principles of Responsible Management Education module aims to develop an awareness of the need to generate sustainable value for their businesses and society at large, and to work for an inclusive and sustainable global economy. The programme balances theoretical content with practical techniques for the application of theory to current issues in marketing. Theory is informed by leading research and practice in the field.

Learning and teaching A wide range of teaching and learning methods is used including student-led discussions, debates and presentations, workshops involving a variety of active learning activities, independent study, web-based activities and lectures. Theory and practice are integrated and students are encouraged to capitalise on their current and/or prior experience. A focus of the programme is the development of students’ capacity to apply the necessary skills to solve real-life problems in marketing and management environments.

Assessment A variety of assessment methods is used, depending on the aims of the module. However, in all assessments there is a balance between the practical and theoretical aspects of the subjects. Assessment methods include essays and report, presentation, conference papers, case study analysis and research-based projects.

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Career opportunities include roles in product and marketing management, brand management, communications, market research, and online marketing within the private and public sector. The programme also provides a foundation for undertaking a consultancy role or continuing academic work at PhD level.

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Principles of Responsible Management Consumer Culture and Communication Marketing Research and Analysis Contemporary Issues: Marketing and New Media Strategic Marketing Management Research Methods in Business Business Consulting Enterprise and Small Business Management International Business Communication

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Modern Liberal Arts MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Coordinator: Derek Bunyard Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827219 Email Derek.Bunyard@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

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MA Modern Liberal Arts offers a different and exciting way for students to plan their studies around their own intellectual interests and questions. The programme is designed for those who, after their first degree, wish to return to higher education without having to commit themselves to a specific subject discipline.

• Religion • Philosophy and Music • Models and Philosophies of Higher Education • Ecology • Race • Gender • Women’s History

Programme content

Core tuition is through one-to-one contact; assignments are based on areas of enquiry identified by individual students. In addition, students experience learning in a number of different ways, including listening and talking to tutors and peers, independent research from books, journals, the web, from quiet reflection and questioning, and from the thinking and preparation required for the successful completion of assignments.

The Liberal Arts (Latin liberalis, free, and ars, art or principled practice) can claim to be the oldest programme of higher education in Western history. In medieval culture this became formalised as the trivium, with the quadrivium of arithmetic, geometry, music and astronomy. Essentially, these seven subjects laid out the uniform laws of what could be known and achieved in the natural universe. These broad areas of enquiry are better known now as philosophy, the humanities, social science, natural science and the fine arts. As such, and rather than confining study to a recognised subject discipline, MA Modern Liberal Arts offers the possibility to explore ideas across the wide range of these intellectual areas. Students decide the content of their studies in liaison with tutor(s) from within the broad range of intellectual areas that constitute Modern Liberal Arts. Areas of study: • Ancient, Medieval and Modern Philosophies • Renaissance Humanism • Modern Social and Political Thought • The Holocaust

Learning and teaching

Assessment Credits are differentiated and awarded according to the size and number of written projects, again chosen by the student. Titles are individually negotiated between student and tutor.

Careers The programme offers training in postgraduate employability skills and enables those in mid-career to return to higher education around their own interests. It also provides a rigorous preparation for those wishing to pursue a career in research in higher education and who are intending to take a PhD.

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Orthodox Studies MTh/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in theology or another relevant discipline, or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years This programme is delivered by distance learning Programme Leader: Dr Andreas Andreopoulos Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827396 Email Andreas.Andreopoulos@ winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

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MTh Orthodox Studies gives students from a variety of backgrounds, who have an interest in Orthodox Christianity, the opportunity to develop and expand their range of theological skills and knowledge at a higher level.

Programme content The programme offers a wide-ranging study of Orthodox Christian tradition and practice, including theology, history, ecclesiology, tradition, liturgy and art. It draws on a variety of academic disciplines and discourses to enable students to reflect critically on the entirety of Orthodox faith, tradition and practice. Students with a background in Orthodox studies have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding at a higher academic level, while those of different backgrounds are enabled to approach Orthodox thought and tradition critically and connect, compare and contrast it with their own theological background. Study enables students to research the Orthodox, early Christian and patristic tradition, and connect it to broader areas of human life and understanding in contemporary, multicultural societies. Students explore and reflect critically upon Orthodox experience, developing an informed awareness of the dynamic nature of the Orthodox Christian tradition and a facility in the theological task of subjecting this tradition to a process of testing and renewal.

Modules Compulsory modules include: • Themes in Orthodox Theology • Research Methods Optional modules include: • Eastern Christian Mystics of the Light • Dionysios Areopagite • Orthodox Monasticism • Modern Orthodox Theology • Icons: Theology in Colour

Learning and teaching The programme is delivered by distance learning through the University’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). A wide range of resources is made available through the VLE, and a high level of tutorial support and supervision are provided by academic staff.

Assessment A variety of assessment methods, including essays, book reviews and shorter written exercises, is used for taught modules. The final research project is assessed by a 20,000-word dissertation presenting a piece of original research on a topic of the student’s choice, done under supervision.

Careers The MTh in Orthodox Studies offers excellent training for those in a range of occupations, including church leadership, pastoral work and religious education, who wish to enhance their skills and qualifications. It also equips students to undertake doctoral research in preparation for a career in university or seminary teaching.

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Popular Performances MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Millie Taylor Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827446 Email Millie.Taylor@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Popular Performances is unique in the UK. It is designed for students to engage in the advanced study of popular performances, which can include anything from musical theatre and pantomime to the Olympics and X Factor.

Programme content The course provides a programme of study that explores how theories and debates apply to individual instances or genres of performance. It also provides a variety of methods of research and enquiry that can be applied more widely. So, there are two directions to study – looking at the larger picture to challenge conceptions of the individual instance of performance, and identifying how methods of enquiry used in one instance might apply to a greater range of materials. This strategy allows students to choose to focus on a single popular performance genre (for example, applied drama or clown, music hall or burlesque) for the whole programme or to explore several genres before identifying a topic for Independent Study.

Learning and teaching Masters-level study provides opportunities for independent study and research, development of research skills and in-depth reflection. The teaching style focuses on interactive seminars and debates for which detailed preparation and analysis of performances is required.

Assessment Modules are assessed by a combination of live oral presentation and written submission. The Independent Study is assessed by a 20,000-word written dissertation or by a negotiated combination of performance and writing.

Careers Graduates pursue employment in the popular entertainment industry or within arts administration, as community arts officers and as curators and outreach workers. The programme also provides a solid preparation for postgraduate research study, teaching or further training.

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Introduction to Popular Performances Historiography and the Popular Politics and the Popular Dramaturgies of Popular Performances Research Methods Gateway to Independent Study Independent Study

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PGCE Primary

Fact File Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Head of Department: Kriss Turner Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827425 Email Kriss.Turner@winchester.ac.uk Full-time Programme Leader: Naomi Flynn Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827218 Email Naomi.Flynn@winchester.ac.uk Part-time Programme Leader: Liz Chamberlain Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827067 Email Liz.Chamberlain@winchester.ac.uk Start dates: September (full-time) and March (part-time) Background The PGCE Primary is a postgraduate or professional programme of Initial Teacher Training (ITT) leading to the award of either Postgraduate Certificate in Education or Professional Graduate Certificate in Education, both including the recommendation of the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). The PGCE programme may be studied full-time over one year or part-time over two years. The programme is modular and includes fulltime placements equivalent to 18 weeks based in partnership schools. Entry requirements and application process Applicants are advised to access the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA) website located at www.tda.gov.uk for general information. This guidance is based on the TDA requirements for gaining Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and identifies the minimum academic requirements that candidates must meet to be eligible for admission.

Please ask the Course Enquiries and Applications team for further information including details of the qualifications, experience and the personal qualities looked for in applicants. Students require an Honours degree of 2.2 or above (normally in a curriculum subject) plus GCSE passes (or equivalent) at Grade C or above in English language, science and mathematics. If English is not your first language, applicants must have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 in speaking, reading and writing or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent. If applying to study part-time please apply direct to the University by completing the Direct Entry Application Form which is available on the University of Winchester website. Applications for full-time study should be made online via the GTTR (Graduate Teacher Training Registry) website located at www.gttr. ac.uk. All applicants need to complete a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and health declaration. Applicants are required to satisfy interviewers that they can meet the strenuous demands of teaching and that they have the potential to develop the qualities of effective teachers. Recent and relevant experience in a maintained primary school is a key factor in success in selection for interview and for subsequent acceptance onto the programme. The selection process includes a written task, an individual interview and a group task with presentation. Applicants with disabilities are invited to notify us of any special arrangements that they may require during the interview process. Please make contact with Course Enquiries and Applications to discuss the type of support that may be provided to students.

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Student StudentproFile proFile Debbie Lappage is studying the PGCE Primary part-time, and decided she wanted to train to be a teacher following her experience teaching French one day a week in a primary school. “Studying the PGCE part-time works really well for me. I have two children and financially I need to combine study with work and fit both in around my family commitments. I looked at other PGCE providers before deciding to apply to Winchester, but other courses spread their training across three days, rather than intensively over one day, and their reputation wasn’t as strong for teacher training. “My experience on the PGCE has been really positive. It’s a really nice group and the tutors are very experienced and helpful. There’s a

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lot of backup support in the schools too, so I feel like I’m developing my teaching skills in so many ways during my school experience.” Debbie studied French and Psychology at Keele University and trained to be a solicitor before gaining some teaching experience that has now determined her professional career. Debbie has already secured a job for when she finishes her PGCE. “Finding a job has certainly taken the pressure off. I’m really looking forward to my new role – I’ll be a Year 4 class teacher as well as continuing to teach French in years 5 and 6 to children in a school just 10 minutes away from my house.”

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PGCE Primary

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Primary at Winchester is well established and it enjoys an excellent professional reputation. In 2010 the programme was graded outstanding with features of exceptional practice by Ofsted. In particular inspectors praised our wellsupported partnership with schools, which ensures that trainees make the best possible progress. The overall aim of the programme is to nurture high quality entrants to the teaching profession who become successful classroom practitioners.

Programme content The PGCE Primary prepares students to teach across the age range of 5-11 and they undertake training placements in two age phases.

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Students undertake studies in the pedagogy of all elements of the primary curriculum and wider professional skills alongside placements in school.

Tutor support

Full-time study is arranged to be consistent with the primary school year and starts with a pre-programme two-week placement arranged by the student. Students are provided with a handbook to guide observations and activities.

Assessment

Part-time study takes two years. The part-time route has a substantial amount of blended/e-learning involved, for which access to a home computer and the Internet is essential. Students arrange an additional 15 self-directed days in school during their programme.

All students are allocated a personal tutor to support them in their progress through the programme.

At key points in the programme, students submit module assignments and undertake periods of assessed school practice. To obtain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), students are also required to pass the Training and Development Agency (TDA) skills tests in English, mathematics and ICT.

Careers The PGCE Primary programme at the University of Winchester has a high employability rate, with many of our students securing their first teaching posts in our partnership schools.

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Project Management * MSc/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study. Students with professional project management status and who hold appropriate Level 7 qualifications such as Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management (or its international equivalent) are eligible for entry with advanced standing. Accredited prior certificated learning (APCL) may be available to suitably qualified applicants up to a maximum of 100 credits. The remaining credits (depending on entry qualifications) will consist of 40 credits of independent study and a minimum taught component of 40 credits that must include 20 credits of Research Methods in Business Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Mark Gannon Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827111 Email Mark.Gannon@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only) * subject to validation

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Programme content The programme equips students with the knowledge and skills to work effectively within organisations and the changing external context in which they operate. It emphasises the Principles of Responsible Management Education, aiming to develop in students an awareness of the need to generate sustainable value for their businesses and society at large, and to work for an inclusive and sustainable global economy. The MSc Project Management modules encompass a range of key project management issues, including project and programme management, commercial and financial management, planning and control techniques and leadership, with a dissertation that enables students to develop expertise in a selected area of project management.

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MSc Project Management is built around the Winchester Business School’s commitment to Responsible Management Education, developing managers capable of managing the business and social challenges of the twenty-first century. The School is one of a select group of UK business schools to take part in this United Nations initiative (www.unprme.org), which aims to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally.

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Portfolio Management • Project Life Cycle Planning, Control and MonitoringTechniques • Commercial and Financial Management • Leadership in Organisations • One option from: Innovation and Change Management, Business Consulting, Enterprise and Small Business Management

Learning and teaching A focus of the programme is the development of students’ capacity to apply the necessary skills to solve real-life problems in management environments. A wide range of teaching and learning methods have been adopted, including student-led discussions, debates and presentations, workshops involving a range of active learning activities, independent study, web-based activities and lectures.

Assessment There is a wide variety of assessment methods, depending on the aims of the module. Assessment methods include essays and report, presentation, conference papers, case study analysis and researchbased projects.

Careers The programme develops skills and knowledge for action in the workplace. Project management is useful for a wide variety of careers in both the public and private sectors. The programme also provides a firm foundation for undertaking postgraduate research at PhD level.

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Psychological Disorders * MSc/PgDip/PgCert

Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study

MSc Psychological Disorders aims to equip graduate students with advanced research skills in the psychology of psychological disorders, as well as a number of important transferable skills appropriate to other professions.

Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years

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Programme Leader: Dr Russell Luyt Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827 Email Russell.Luyt@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only) * subject to validation

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Study centres on a core relating to psychological disorders combined with quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection and analysis. In addition, students examine the theoretical and philosophical issues that underpin psychological research, as well as some of the contemporary, practical aspects of conducting research in psychology. The programme also gives students the opportunity to develop intellectual and practical skills along with the ability to analyse and communicate complex ideas and creatively plan and manage an independent postgraduate research project in the psychology of psychological disorders. Students gain knowledge of a range of general historical, theoretical and philosophical issues underlying the discipline of psychology and an awareness of ethical and legal issues and how psychological research is communicated. They gain a critical awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of a number of key quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection and analysis.

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psychometric tests, designed to meet the requirements of the British Psychological Society Level A Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing.

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Empirical Dissertation Psychological Research in Practice Qualitative Methods in Psychology Quantitative Methods in Psychology Cognitive Disorders Developmental Disorders

Learning and teaching A diverse range of teaching methods is employed, including laboratory classes, workshops, lectures, seminars, tutorials and individual project supervision; all supplement the students’ own independent study.

Assessment A wide variety of forms of assessment is used, including research proposals, practical reports and assessed presentations. There is only one formal examination. Students on the Masters programme also complete a substantial independent research project.

Careers The MSc programme is designed to meet the requirements of the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) for postgraduate training, and equips students with the necessary skills to undertake further postgraduate work in psychology, such as a PhD, or to pursue a research-based psychology career.

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Psychological Research Methods MSc/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in psychology or a related subject. Students admitted to the programme who have obtained an Honours degree or equivalent in a related relevant subject will be offered an extended induction. This includes additional guidance and support in the form of, for example, reading lists and informal attendance at useful undergraduate modules Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Russell Luyt Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827525 Email Russell.Luyt@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January (part-time) Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MSc Psychological Research Methods aims to equip graduate students with advanced research skills in psychology. It provides the student with the opportunity to develop expertise equally in using quantitative and qualitative research tools, with a focus on their application to real-world psychological issues.

Programme content The programme provides knowledge of a range of general historical, theoretical and philosophical issues underlying the discipline of psychology; awareness of ethical and legal issues and how psychological research is communicated; and bibliographical and computing skills, including methods of literature searching in psychology. Students develop a critical awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of a number of key quantitative (including psychometric) and qualitative methods of data collection and analysis. As a distinctive feature of the programme, students have the opportunity for training in the use of psychometric tests, as well as the chance to obtain the British Psychological Society (BPS) Level A Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing.

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Core modules include: • Empirical Dissertation • Psychological Research in Practice • Psychometrics: Theory and Practice • Qualitative Methods in Psychology • Quantitative Methods in Psychology

Optional modules include: • Cognitive Science • Developmental Science • The Individual and Contemporary Society

Learning and teaching A diverse range of teaching methods is employed, including laboratory classes, workshops, lectures, seminars, tutorials and individual project supervision. Being attached to one of the Department of Psychology’s research groups, students have access to excellent facilities, including numerous research cubicles and laboratories equipped for developmental research, eyetracking, EEG and social observation.

Assessment A wide variety of forms of assessment is used, including research proposals, practical reports and assessed presentations. There is only one formal examination. Students on the Masters programme also complete a substantial independent research project.

Careers The programme is designed for anyone wishing to undertake a PhD or professional route such as clinical, educational or forensic psychology. It is also of interest to those intending to pursue a research-based career in a wide range of employment sectors, including academia, charities, government or business. The BPS Level A Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing would be a useful qualification for those interested in working in applied settings, such as human resources, where testing and assessment is commonplace.

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Student proFile Aaron Roberts chose to study MSc Psychological Research Methods after having already gained a degree in Psychology from the University of Reading. He works as an Assistant Psychologist and Support Worker on an NHS adult psychiatric ward. “I have always wanted to help people to reach their potential and I am fascinated by human behaviour and how it is shaped by experience and individual differences. Research is the foundation of psychology and I felt that I wanted to enhance my research skills. “I chose Winchester because I was really impressed by the course. It is balanced in terms of qualitative and quantitative approaches and it challenges you to consider the philosophical assumptions of a range

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of methods. I feel that I am acquiring a new perspective, not just on the topic but on the field in general. “It is great that there is also a chance to mix with both postgraduate and undergraduate students – crossing paths in the resource room or chatting during social events – this enhances the whole learning experience and makes the department a friendly one. “Once I have finished I hope to train as a Clinical Psychologist. It will take another three years to specialise and this course has helped provide me with the solid theoretical grounding that I will need as I progress into the future.”

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Psychology Graduate Conversion Diploma Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree of any discipline. Applicants are also expected to have 60 credits in Psychology from previous degree study (including research methods and statistics with SPSS) Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Those with fewer than 60 credits can be admitted conditionally – they will take a one-year part-time Graduate Certificate in Psychology course, which will equip candidates with the required 60 credits. On successful completion of this course they will be guaranteed a place on the Graduate Conversion Diploma. Students on both the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma will require a minimum grade C in maths from GCSE Programme Leader: Dr Magdalena Zawisza Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827455 Email Magdalena.Zawisza@ winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computerbased) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: Direct Entry Application Form

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The Graduate Conversion Diploma in Psychology is designed for existing graduates of any discipline who are now seeking to pursue a psychologyrelated career. Applicants with appropriate experience of studying psychology as part of their previous degree will be accepted directly onto the Graduate Conversion Diploma.

Programme content The Graduate Conversion focuses on the core knowledge domains, such as personality, social, developmental, cognitive and biological psychology. Students gain hands-on, practical experience of conducting psychological research, culminating in an extended research project. Modules include: • Cognitive Psychology • Developmental Psychology • Personality and Individual Differences • Psychobiology • Qualitative Methods of Analysis

Graduate Certificate in Psychology Students with no previous experience of studying psychology must first successfully complete a part-time first year. In this, students are introduced to different approaches within psychology – personality, social, developmental, cognitive and biological – illustrating how they lead to distinct perspectives on key research questions. Students are also introduced to the methods psychologists use to answer these questions, gaining hands-on experience of practical work.

Modules include: • Exploring Psychology • Introduction to Research Methods and Practice Graduates who have previously taken the equivalent of 60 credits in Psychology may proceed immediately to the 12-month full-time/24-month part-time Graduate Conversion Diploma. Graduates with no previous experience of psychology proceed to the Conversion Diploma after obtaining 60 credits of Psychology in a part-time Graduate Certificate in Psychology.

Assessment Students undertake examinations, assessed essays, practical reports, multiple-choice tests and critical evaluations. Students also complete a research project, normally an independent, empirical project reporting on a substantial piece of research.

Career opportunities This Conversion Diploma programme is accredited as conferring eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Registration (GBR) of the British Psychological Society (BPS), provided the minimum standard of qualification of second-class Honours is achieved. This is the first step to becoming a Chartered Psychologist. Graduates wishing to pursue careers in clinical, educational, forensic, health, counselling or occupational psychology therefore gain the professional recognition necessary to allow them to continue the required further study and training.

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Regional and Local History and Archaeology Regional and Local Archaeology MA/PgDip/PgCert Regional and Local History Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class (upper division) Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study. There is no requirement for applicants to have a background in both history and archaeology Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Ryan Lavelle Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827137 Email Ryan.Lavelle@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Regional and Local History and Archaeology explores the development of the study of communities’ histories by examining theories and models used by archaeologists and/or historians.

Programme content The geographical focus is predominantly on the Wessex region and the South of England in general, but many examples and case studies are drawn from other areas as appropriate. Students study core modules before choosing three optional studies from the bank of Applied and Special Studies available. Applied Studies are practicallybased and are only available to students studying archaeology. Special Studies are largely classroom-based; some are history modules and others are archaeology. Fieldtrips are associated with some of the history and archaeology optional modules.

Modules • Approaches to the Local and Regional Past • Research Methodology Applied Studies (archaeology only) include: • The Archaeology of Space and Place • Church Archaeology

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Examples of Special Studies in Archaeology include: • Later Prehistoric Wessex • The Celts • Greek Art and Architecture

Examples of Special Studies in History include: • The History of Anglo-Saxon Wessex • Normandy, 911-1204 • The Rulers of the Late Medieval English Provinces

Learning and teaching Students undertake lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials, with day schools and excursions as appropriate. The teaching team is made up primarily of highly respected researchers, and specialists from outside the University also deliver elements of the programmes.

Assessment Each module is assessed by written assignments of 4,000 words, except the core module which consists of two 2,000word essays.

Dissertation The dissertation is a substantial piece of independent research and full tutorial support is provided. Students write 20,000 words on a subject of their choice from within the realms of history or archaeology.

Careers Graduates have gone on to work within the history and archaeology industries, in museums or archives around the region, with organisations such as Wessex Archaeology. The programme also provides a firm foundation for postgraduate research or further training.

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Religion, Ethics and Society MTh/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years This programme is delivered at: Winchester or by distance learning Programme Leader: Professor Neil Messer Telephone +44 (0) 1962 826428 Email Neil.Messer@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September and January Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

Programme content The programme offers broad-based advanced study and research training focusing on religion, theology and ethics in contemporary societies. Students use a range of academic disciplines and approaches to reflect critically on religious traditions, their theologies and practices in the complex social and political contexts of the contemporary world. Students are encouraged to engage in depth with religious and theological traditions, through careful critical work on significant texts, thinkers, movements and practices. Students study core modules in religion and ethics, contemporary religions and/or the practice of theology and research methods, plus a range of optional modules on topics such as theology and politics, religion and globalisation, bioethics and interreligious dialogue. The course concludes with a supervised research project on a subject of your choice. The range of core and optional modules allows students to either balance the religious studies and Christian theology elements of the programme, or to follow a path that focuses mostly on one or the other.

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• The Practice of Contemporary Christian Theology • Religion in the Contemporary West

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MTh Religion, Ethics and Society focuses on the engagement of religious and theological traditions with a range of social, political and cultural contexts in the contemporary world.

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Christian Theology and Bioethics The Church and Politics Faith and the City Death in World Religions Death in the Christian Tradition Introduction to Orthodox Theology Orthodoxy in the Modern World Religion and Globalisation

Learning and teaching For distance learning students, course materials and resources will be made available online through the University’s Learning Network. You will receive tutorial support electronically, for example by email or Wimba (interactive virtual classroom). On-campus delivery is through lectures and seminars supported by online resources on the Virtual Learning Environment.

Assessment Students undertake a supervised research project leading to a 15,000 to 20,000-word dissertation.

Careers The programme is particularly suitable for continuing professional development of religious education teachers, clergy and leaders of faith communities, pastoral workers and others whose professional lives demand a high-level understanding of this subject area. It is also ideal preparation for a research degree (MPhil or PhD) and the first steps of an academic career in theology and religious studies.

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PGCE Secondary Religious Education

Fact File Flexible: Normally 18 months (parttime), but can take up to 3 years to complete. School experience totalling 24 weeks Head of Department: Kriss Turner Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827425 Email Kriss.Turner@winchester.ac.uk Programme Leader: Jane Warren Email Jane.Warren@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent

The selection process includes an interview. Students are invited to notify the University of any special arrangements that are required and contact Course Enquiries and Applications to discuss the support that may be provided to students. Successful candidates at interview will be required to complete a health check form and to obtain enhanced CRB clearance to ensure they meet the government guidance for ensuring that the health, safety, wellbeing and educational progress of pupils are not jeopardised.

Entry requirements and application process Applicants are advised to access the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA) website located at www.tda.gov.uk for general information. This guidance is based on the TDA requirements for gaining Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and identifies the minimum academic requirements that candidates must meet to be eligible for admission. Please ask the Course Enquiries and Applications team for further information including details of the qualifications, experience and the personal qualities looked for in applicants.

The University of Winchester is based on an Anglican Foundation and combines a tradition of high quality provision in theology and religious studies with a national reputation for initial teacher education.

Study is designed to give students the theoretical knowledge and professional skills to teach RE in the secondary school. Flexibility is its key feature. Students may prepare to teach the 11-16 or 11-18 age ranges. They also have opportunities to gain Masters-level credit for some modules; these include Professional Studies, Teaching Religious Education (1) and Teaching Religious Education (2).

Students should apply direct to the University by completing the Direct Entry Application Form.

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Programme content

The programme is based on an individual training plan for individuals and is distinctive in its combination of flexible study patterns, age range options and Masters-level opportunities.

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The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Secondary Religious Education is an innovative, flexible programme aimed at prospective Religious Education (RE) teachers who cannot, or do not wish to, follow a conventional full-time teaching programme.

The programme consists of an initial needs analysis followed by seven modules, four University-based and three school-based. The initial needs analysis includes time in school and can lead to exemption from some modules, normally school-based time, on the basis of prior experience. All seven modules have to be completed.

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During the University-based modules, students develop understanding of both the theory and practice of teaching RE using a range of learning and teaching approaches. In school-based modules, students are supported in developing practical classroom skills both in teaching RE and in the teacher’s wider professional role.

Professional Studies considers a wider range of professional issues that are important for all teachers, irrespective of subject specialism. Themes include classroom management, safeguarding of children, special educational needs, working with other adults, pastoral care, inclusion and equal opportunities.

The timescale within which the programme is completed is agreed as part of the initial needs analysis.

School Experience (1) gives students the opportunity to begin to develop their teaching skills in a secondary school that will support them in working from small groups to whole class teaching, over a period of six weeks.

Modules Religious Education – the Subject explores the nature of RE today and how it has evolved into its present form. It considers the place of RE in the secondary school and the range of content that is found in agreed and examination syllabuses. Teaching Religious Education (1) introduces students to theoretical and practical approaches to teaching RE. It includes lesson planning, learning and teaching strategies and assessment, together with an introduction to other key teaching tools such as ICT (Information and Communication Technology). Teaching Religious Education (2) develops the issues introduced in the previous module. It introduces students to a wider range of teaching and learning approaches and broadens knowledge and experience through topics such as RE and citizenship. It also considers RE in the primary and post-16 phases.

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Learning and teaching The teaching team includes University staff with a specialism in RE and in Initial Teacher Education, local education authority and Diocesan advisers, advanced skills teachers and secondary school mentors. Students are supported through a combination of distance and face-to-face teaching. Another key aspect is University-based modules that include both University and school-based work. Seminars and workshops, whether electronic or face-to-face, are supported by school-based tasks so that theory and practice are integrated.

Assessment

Self-directed School Experience enables students to follow areas of particular interest over a period of six weeks in a school or other relevant setting. It is designed to be flexible, and students are guided in their selection of an appropriate placement. Time can be spent in more than one setting, for example one week in further education combined with two weeks in a special school.

Assessment is through school placements and portfolios of evidence built up by students over the course. Each of the three university taught modules contributes to an assessment portfolio, with RE Subject Knowledge as another separate portfolio. To obtain QTS, students are also required to pass the Training and Development Agency (TDA) Skills Tests in English, Mathematics and ICT.

School Experience (2) involves a 10-week placement at the end of the programme. Students are expected to demonstrate that they meet the requirements for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). It involves substantial subject teaching, together with ongoing training in both subject and generic issues, supported in the school by a professional tutor and a subject mentor.

Careers The PGCE leads to a recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

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Social Pedagogy * MA/PgDip/PgCert Learning and teaching

Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in social work/care

MA Social Pedagogy provides an opportunity for practitioners to enhance and deepen pedagogic knowledge of social work/care practice, education and aspects of the professional role in the workplace.

Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years

Programme content

Assessments may take the form of reflective journals, portfolios, presentations, case studies or workplace-based assignments. These are likely, depending on credit rating, to be between 4,000 words and 8,000 words.

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Programme Leader: Dr Tim Gully Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827 Email Tim.Gully@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only) * subject to validation

Students choose from a range of optional modules prior to completing the compulsory research dissertation. The overarching aim of the programme is to provide practitioners – managers, trainers, educators, researchers and others – with new possibilities for professional action. While this is not a qualifying course, study includes a module for those wishing to undertake practice education. The programme content enables students to choose a pathway to suit their own needs be it for practice education, management, research or their own development. Students select from between three and six optional modules (taken as either 20 or 40 credit modules) to suit their career development and personal needs before completing the dissertation.

A variety of teaching and learning methods are used to deliver the course, including direct teaching, seminar discussion, individual research and reflection amongst others.

Assessment

The dissertation is a personal research project in a social work/care field of the student’s choice. It involves a large amount of independent study with ample support from a tutor. The dissertation is 20,000 words and marks the culmination of the degree.

Careers A Masters degree is increasingly seen as an essential qualification for senior positions in social work/care as it demonstrates enhanced professionalism. The programme also develops skills and knowledge for action in the workplace and it can form the basis of a research degree or further training.

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Practice Education Examining Professional Practice Leadership and Management Practitioner Research Developing Pedagogy and Learning Contemporary Issues

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Social Research in Education MRes Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Dr Bridget Egan Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827474 Email Bridget.Egan@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September, January and July Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MRes Social Research in Education offers a programme of focused study of research methods applicable to educational settings and educational enquiry. The programme develops an in-depth understanding of research methods, research design, and the cultural and ethical contexts in which educational research takes place.

Programme content The programme is an intensive training programme in social research methods and approaches. It aims to equip graduate students with advanced qualitative and quantitative research skills, which support them in developing towards careers in research or as senior professionals able to support others in research endeavours, for example in schools.

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• Quantitative Methods in Social Research • Qualitative Methods in Social Research • Theory, Practice and Ethics in Social Research

Learning and teaching Workshops and seminars develop some of the underpinning research skills. Students are part of ongoing online and face-to-face discussions with tutors and other students, and they are equipped to present aspects of research in a range of ways.

Assessment Assessed work includes portfolios of completed tasks, essays, presentations and posters. All assessments are given numerical grades.

Dissertation Research design is a focus, enabling students to select appropriate approaches and methods to carry out investigations. It provides students with the opportunity to develop intellectual and practical skills along with the ability to analyse and communicate complex ideas, and creatively plan and manage an independent postgraduate research project in education. It also equips students with the necessary skills to undertake further doctoral study.

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The dissertation focus is an aspect of research methodology that interests you. Students choose an empirical or a theoretical focus.

Careers Students are equipped to pursue careers in educational research, as research officers working for educational bodies such as local authorities, as contract researchers or as project officers working on funded projects in higher education or research institutes.

Students may choose to target a particular aspect of educational practice for data collection, but the assignments that they do will analyse data collection methods, analysis approaches or ethical aspects of the research rather than the content of the practice.

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Sustainable Business * MSc/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years This programme is available as a taught programme and, by using specialist Web 2.0 collaboration software, it is also available to students across the globe without impacting on the learner’s carbon footprint Programme Leader: Dr Natalia Yakovleva Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827302 Email Natalia.Yakovleva@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: January Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only) * subject to validation

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MSc Sustainable Business is specially designed for students intending to embark on a career in management and leadership. Many businesses across numerous industrial sectors, including banking, construction, retail, leisure, natural resources, technology, transport, utilities, together with governmental and non-governmental organisations, seek employees with knowledge, skills and a critical understanding of the wide range of sustainability issues facing business in the twenty-first century.

of academics across an international partnership of academic institutions.

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Students are encouraged to engage with academic literature, case studies and each other by reflecting on their own managerial and business experiences. The programme makes extensive use of online collaborative teaching tools to supplement and support classroom-based interactions. A focus of the programme is to apply skills to solve real-life problems in business.

Responsible management is a theme running through the programme and incorporates the issues of value creation, ethics, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, employee wellbeing and global impact. The need to prepare students for likely changes in working and employment practices in the twenty-first century is a key aspect of the programme’s philosophy and content. The programme guides students’ learning of contemporary theories, practices, tools and drivers for sustainable business in an international context. Graduates learn how to develop and implement management sustainability policies in order to play an effective role in shaping future business practice and leading and managing change. It is anticipated that an innovative feature of the programme will be that the modules are developed and delivered by a range

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Principles of Responsible Management Issues in Sustainability Models of Sustainable Business Sustainable Innovation Management Managing Contemporary Global Environmental Issues • Sustainable Business Consulting • Research Methods in Business • Sustainable Development Law for Business

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Assessment The programme structure allows for innovative assessment practice and the inclusive assessment strategy deploys a variety of methods in order to improve the quality of learning and give students a greater opportunity to demonstrate their true potential.

Careers The programme prepares students for a career in sustainable development in the private and public sectors.

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Theatre and Media as Development MA/PgDip/PgCert Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Greg Naughton Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827096 Email: Greg.Naughton@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

MA Theatre and Media as Development integrates community theatre and media practices with aspects of development studies. It offers a variety of frameworks for communication though which specific groups and communities can further their self-development and transform their social realities.

Programme content Study provides students with an advanced practical and theoretical forum where social and cultural change are debated and practised. They participate in a dialogue about how the arts processes of theatre and media can support the aspirations and dreams of specific local communities. The aim is to promote understanding of the part that creative processes can play, not only in improving the quality and clarity of development communications but also in enabling communities to address barriers to their self-development. The Major Project is a 12 to 14-week group project and it may take place anywhere in the world. In some cases, students activate connections from their own previous experiences to set up their projects.

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An intensive taught set of modules is delivered through workshops and seminars.

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Students are taught by academics who are experienced in the field and specialist guest expertise from academic and development organisations.

Assessment The taught modules involve essay writing and giving presentations. The Major Project is followed by an examined presentation in Winchester and a viva voce examination. The programme culminates with the completion of a dissertation or consultancy.

Dissertation/consultancy Students write a dissertation of 20,000 words or undertake a consultancy for a commissioning agency. For the latter case, students are expected to undertake a period of action research, which results in a professional standard report being submitted to the agency and the programme, as well as an additional annex covering the learning journey of the student.

Careers Graduates have pursued academic careers teaching in areas of applied and community theatre and some have become freelance facilitators working both in the UK and around the world in areas such as gender training, child rights and sexual health. Others are salaried employees of large international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) or local government agencies, addressing areas such as the function of arts in development, informal education, environmental questions and youth offending.

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Working with Young People (Youth Work) PgDip Fact File Entry requirements: An Honours or pass degree, a GCSE in English Language at grade C or above and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or above (or equivalent qualifications) are required. All applicants need to complete a minimum of 120 hours’ experience within a youth work setting, Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check and Health Declaration and undergo an interview Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Programme Leader: Steve Ballantine Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827189 Email Steve.Ballantine@winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: Direct Entry Application Form

The Postgraduate Diploma in Working with Young People (Youth Work) is an innovative programme that has been developed with employers and stakeholders from across the region.

Programme content The programme is designed for graduates who are either already working within the sector or wishing to pursue a change of career. Students successfully completing the course are awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Working with Young People (Level 7-120 credits) with JNC endorsement (subject to validation).

Modules Modules and activities include: • Working with Individuals and Groups as an Informal Educator • Youth and Social Policy, Core Values and Ethics • Work with other Agencies in the Community • Leadership and Management • Main Placement • Alternative Placement

demonstrate their growing ability to reflect critically on their practice with young people. Tasks relating to students’ own practical work in the field with young people and staff will also need to be completed and recorded.

Assessment Assessment is by a variety of methods including essays, presentations and reflective portfolios.

Careers It is envisaged that students who graduate will secure employment opportunities within a broad range of organisational settings. These include youth support services, children’s services and third sector voluntary youth organisations.

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Time is split between studying at the University and placements gaining experience in working with young people in a variety of settings. Students attend lectures, but they are also expected to read widely to inform class and group discussions, prepare presentations and

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Writing for Children MA/PgDip/PgCert

Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study

MA Writing for Children explores the relationship between creative production and critical awareness of children’s literature and allows students to develop their writing skills in a stimulating and supportive environment.

Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years

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Programme Leader: Judith Heneghan Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827568 Email Judith.Heneghan @winchester.ac.uk If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent Start dates: September Application process: UKPASS (full-time applicants only) or Direct Entry Application Form (part-time applicants only)

The programme offers students the opportunity to develop creative work in progress, give and receive feedback and produce new writing. It also encourages students to discuss the work of established writers and consider the theoretical, social and cultural contexts of contemporary writing for children. All students must complete five modules including Fiction for Children and Publishing Project and, as an alternative to the other modules on offer, students may choose up to two modules from MA Creative and Critical Writing, which includes modules on writing poetry and scripts. Publishing Project is a module in which all students develop a writing project to the point of submission for publication, for example the development of a publishing proposal, initial chapters and letter to agent/publisher. Guest agents, editors and writers provide specific insights and a group project such as an anthology or blog helps develop editing skills.

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• Fiction for Children • Writing for Early Years • The Writer as Researcher

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• Fantastic Fiction for Children • Publishing Project

Learning and teaching The academics teaching on the programme are all professional novelists, scriptwriters, poets, musicians, critics, playwrights or biographers. They are supported by guests – most recently, Marcus Sedgwick, Lucy Christopher and Andrew Weale (authors), Imogen Cooper (editor) and Beverley Birch (author and editor). The University hosts the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators annual conference and the Winchester Writers’ Conference which students are encouraged to attend.

Assessment Modules are assessed by a combination of critical and creative work.

Dissertation Students undertake a dissertation of 20,000 words as part of their independent study, along with a 3,000-word reflexive rationale, with full tutorial support. This can be a creative piece or pieces of work, supported by the creative rationale, or it can be a critical piece in its entirety.

Careers Many graduates have gone on to become published writers and poets. Others have careers in teaching, story-telling, the media industry and the arts. The programme also provides a firm foundation for undertaking a research degree or further training.

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Research degrees at Winchester

The University of Winchester offers postgraduate research (PGR) degrees in a variety of forms. The majority of PGR applicants are for the MPhil/PhD degree, composed of a thesis on a topic devised by the applicant in conjunction with a supervisory team. A new development for the University is the Professional Doctorate, principally the EdD (Doctor of Education), which combines taught modules with a thesis in a professional setting. Further professional doctorates are in development including a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration), an ArtD in the field of creative arts, and a DTh in Christian theology. A PhD/ProfD by Works in the Public Domain, either printed or performance/creative-based, is offered. A number of subject areas in the University supervise research degrees. The main areas are as follows: • Archaeology • Business Management and Accounting • Communication, Cultural and Media Studies (including Creative Writing) • Dance, Drama and Performing Arts (including Creative Practice) • Education (including the EdD) • History • Psychology • Theology and Religious Studies Full details of supervisory expertise are given in the Faculty sections that follow.

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MPhil/PhD

Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a Masters degree in a related discipline. Applicants without a Masters degree should normally have an upper second-class degree in a related discipline. If you have this qualification, you will enter the MPhil pathway, with the possibility of later upgrade to the PhD pathway Applicants are also welcomed from students with the relevant degree requirement, but not in a related discipline, provided that they can demonstrate relevant experience and engagement with the subject area

Full-time: 3 years Part-time: 7 years If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent

Start dates: September and February

Application process: Direct Entry Application Form. All applicants will be interviewed. Contact with potential supervisors of the research topic must be made prior to submission of the application form. Please see the sections on Research in the faculties that follow this Fact File

Programme content The MPhil and PhD are higher degrees, involving a programme of research training and supervision, and leading to the production of a thesis or, in the case of candidates in Creative Practice and Creative Writing, the production of an original work or recital together with additional material. The MPhil and PhD are two separate, distinct awards, with the MPhil differing from the PhD in terms of the scope of study required and the extent of the original personal contribution to knowledge. A major aim in postgraduate research is acquisition of research skills that are developed while undertaking original and independent work. The writing of a thesis and a programme of related studies are significant parts of this process. It is important to bring the research programme to a satisfactory conclusion within the designated time span through the completion of a thesis and appropriate additional or alternative materials where relevant. Each student’s work is managed in collaboration with a Supervisory Team, which will be led by a Director of Studies together with a second Supervisor(s) and may also include specialist adviser(s), especially in the case of interdisciplinary research. This team manages the day-today academic development of the agreed research programme.

Probationary period The University of Winchester has a Probationer Scheme for all students starting

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their MPhil/PhD studies. The scheme is designed to enable students to sample the reality of research student existence without making a long-term commitment. Initial enrolment with the University of Winchester is for a probationary period, pending the completion and acceptance of a research proposal (Form C). The student is asked to pay a fee of £300 on enrolment, which allows a maximum of six supervisory meetings with the proposed supervisory team. Issues such as AP(E)L (Approved Prior (Experiential) Learning) to gain exemption from aspects of Research Training, potential ethical issues relating to the proposal and so on may be explored during the probationary period. It is expected that the student will submit Form C (Application for Approval of Candidature) for scrutiny within the first three months for full-time candidates and within six months for part-time candidates from the date of enrolment at the University. Approval of Form C is a procedure designed to ensure that the project is academically sound and that the University can provide suitable facilities for the successful completion of the research work. This is a formal and rigorous process, which ensures the research begins on a sound footing. Successful completion will change the student’s status from probationary to full registration.

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degree of MPhil or MPhil/PhD. Those students who do not already have an MA can only register for MPhil in the first instance. Students must upgrade their candidature if they wish to continue to PhD. This normally happens during the second year for full-time students, and third or fourth year for part-time students. To upgrade successfully, students must undergo an examination, which comprises two inter-related elements, both of which must be passed: i) presentation of written material; and ii) a viva voce assessment.

Thesis For both MPhil and PhD students, the thesis (or equivalent submission for Creative Practice) is the primary outcome of the research project and the training programme. The length of a thesis will depend on the discipline studied but it must not exceed 75,000 words for PhD or 50,000 for MPhil, or agreed equivalent for a thesis involving Creative Practice of some kind, without prior permission from the University on the recommendation of the Supervisory Team. It must be composed clearly and presented in the required format. The subject should be dealt with in an orderly manner, using appropriate research methods and techniques and displaying critical discrimination in evaluating evidence. Supervisory Teams will read early drafts of the thesis and write comments and the candidate is advised to take on board these comments. Normally, no thesis should be

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submitted that has not been seen in its entirety in draft form by the Supervisory Team. It is the student’s responsibility for the final version of the thesis. It is also the student’s responsibility to decide when they wish to submit a thesis, taking due account of the Supervisory Team’s advice. After submission of the thesis, it is sent for examination to an internal and an external examiner. This is followed by a viva voce examination, led by the two examiners, and chaired by a member of Winchester’s academic staff who has not been involved with the supervision of the student. At the viva, the student will be invited to discuss aspects of the thesis with the examiners, and to defend the content and argumentation of the thesis. The viva is the final part of the examination for the student. The examiners will either pass the thesis outright and recommend award of the degree or ask for corrections to the thesis or for a section to be recast, or (rarely) recommend that no award be made.

Research Training Programme for MPhil/PhD students Winchester runs a compulsory accredited Research Training Programme (RTP) for both full-time and part-time MPhil/PhD students. There is the option of exemption from all or part of the generic training by making an AP(E)L application, or in exceptional circumstances students may apply to undertake a similar course at another institution. Normally, failure to complete

the RTP may bar students from continuing with their research degree. Full details of the Research Training Programme are provided at Induction and in an RTP handbook and module guides. Research skills training is provided both by single subject groups and on a multidisciplinary basis through the RTP, which forms a substantial and compulsory part of the research candidate’s programme, and is assessable where appropriate. Training conforms to the best practice recommended by the relevant Research Councils, and is required of students except in cases where they have already developed sufficient and appropriate skills through a Masters degree or other postgraduate work, or appropriate work experience (tested through AP(E)L). The Research Training Programme is designed to: (a) Ensure students develop so as to become increasingly aware of their own training needs, both discipline-specific and generic (b) Enable students to choose between a range of different approaches to their research study (c) Achieve a balance between subjectspecific and more general material, which might relate to future employment needs (d) Encompass the basic principles of research design and strategy including techniques (for example, computing and bibliographic) for use in the research study (e) Include opportunities for the presentation of research, both viva voce and written

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Research in the Faculty of Arts Entry requirements To find out more Centre for Research into the Arts as Wellbeing Rev Professor June Boyce-Tillman Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827476 Email June.Boyce-Tillman@winchester.ac.uk

Centre for Research into Communication, Culture and Media Professor Jude Davies Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827364 Email Jude.Davies@winchester.ac.uk

The Centre for Research into Language Professor Kris Spelman Miller Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827352 Email Kris.Spelmanmiller@winchester.ac.uk

Creative Writing Professor Andrew Melrose Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827367 Email Andrew.Melrose@winchester.ac.uk

RED (Research into Expanded Dramaturgies) Synne Behrndt Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827128 Email Synne.Behrndt@winchester.ac.uk

The Faculty of Arts includes Research Centres in the following: • Arts as Wellbeing • Communication, Culture and Media • Language

The Centre for Research into the Arts as Wellbeing This Centre researches and advocates the development of projects in the area of performing arts and wellbeing. This includes the relationship between the individual and the wider society, so embraces the social, spiritual and political aspects of wellbeing and the effect of the inculcation of societal values on the individual. The Centre’s research projects focus on exploring the psychological and political effects/implications of artistic practice; interrogating definitions of spirituality and the interface between artistic practice and people’s spiritual experience; and analysing how contextual issues affect the potentially transformative effects of artistic practice. Projects include development of performances and consultancies. The researchers in the Centre share a common commitment to: • T he arts as empowerment through a dynamic interaction between people, culture and performing • The exploration of the relationship between performances and the wider society – the personal, social and political effects of artistic practice

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A first or second-class Honours degree in a subject relevant to the proposed field of study and normally a Masters degree in a relevant area. How to apply: Applications are invited from individuals wishing to undertake a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy on either a full or part-time basis. See page 137 for further details.

• C ritical engagement with debates around the interaction of body, technology and the environment • The notion of where performance takes place – how performance is used outside western traditional venues, such as concert halls and theatres, and through non-traditional dissemination networks into a variety of community settings, and including the place of digital media and virtual reality • Defining and expanding the role of the artist, as facilitator of the creativity of others, and the role of artistic practice within everyday living • Innovative articulation – the notion of finding ways to communicate the potential of the performing arts in this area to wide varieties of audiences, be these academic, creative and/or popular. This enables a wider dissemination of the possibilities for the arts in the area of wellbeing to create worlds where creative practice, popular intercourse and academic reflection form a whole

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• R esearch/Teaching – concentrating on a dynamic relationship between these two areas and exploring the notion of pedagogy as empowerment This Centre has developed from the subject area of dance, drama and performing arts (including creative practice). This area gained a 3b rating in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and the quality profile resulting from the 2008 RAE submission indicated that 85 per cent of work submitted was deemed to be of a quality recognised internationally and above (with 5 per cent of world-leading quality). External funding has been awarded for projects such as dramatic productions in Winchester Prison, a national dance production tour, and theatre and media for development in international contexts. Recent events organised include a conference on folk song and community choirs, in collaboration with the English Folk Dance and Song society, and a symposium, Embodying Memory.

Research staff Rev Professor June Boyce-Tillman Email June.Boyce-Tillman@winchester.ac.uk • Debates in critical theory and live performance, particularly in feminist and performance epistemology • Liturgical music • Music in education • Music and health

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Suna Imre Email Suna.Imre@winchester.ac.uk

strengths include film, national identities, sexualities, literary and cultural history, visual

• A pplication of somatic practices within structured improvisation, and as a starting point for choreographic exploration

and material culture, and popular culture and cultural theory.

Debbie Lee-Anthony Email Deb.Lee-Anthony@winchester.ac.uk • Choreography • Dance and the aging dancer Annie McKean Email Annie.McKean@winchester.ac.uk • Prison theatre • Theatre and education Professor Tim Prentki Email Tim.Prentki@winchester.ac.uk • Popular theatre • The medieval and modern fool and carnival • Theatre for development Dr Olu Taiwo Email Olu.Taiwo@winchester.ac.uk • Contemporary dance and choreography • Performance as research • Embodied knowledges • Digital arts

The Centre for Research into Communication, Culture and Media The Centre for Research into Communication, Culture and Media has a strong emphasis on the contemporary construction of identity and a shared engagement with the methodologies of Cultural Studies. Research

The Centre has developed from the subject area of communication, cultural and media studies (including reflexive work in creative practice). This area gained a 3a rating in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and the quality profile resulting from the 2008 RAE submission indicated that 85 per cent of work submitted was deemed to be of a quality recognised internationally and above (with 5 per cent of world-leading quality). Staff have been awarded external funding from, for example, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the British Academy. Staff research is disseminated through publications, knowledge exchange projects and the presentation of papers at national and international conferences, many at the invitation of societies and organisations representing American studies, English literature and language, and media and film. Staff research expertise is predominantly in the fields of American studies, English, and media, film and popular culture. The Centre is developing its research strengths in the areas of new media and journalism. Research projects within American Studies include work on national galleries and transatlantic portraiture, Theodore Dreiser, and popular culture. Members of the Centre are engaged in research projects on British

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literature, language and culture across a range of historical periods and from a variety of theoretical perspectives. Projects within media and film include an edited collection of essays, Valuing Film. The Centre has links with the cultural industries and undertakes cultural advisory work, for example in relation to museum education, curating and media advocacy. There are also collaborative links with research centres in other universities with film archives and festivals. Members of the Centre have organised symposia for postgraduates and staff, with visiting speakers, on themes such as Money and Work. International conferences have been organised on Framing Film, and Queer People. The Centre continues to work on interdisciplinary research projects, including those that foster critical debate on cultural icons.

Research staff Dr Steven Allen Email Steven.Allen@winchester.ac.uk • Animation • Representations of the body • Australasian, British and Hollywood cinemas • Depictions of landscape, place and space Dr Inga Bryden Email Inga.Bryden@winchester.ac.uk • Victorian literature and culture • Domestic space and representations of the domestic

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• U rban space and representations of the city

Dr Leighton Grist Email Leighton.Grist@winchester.ac.uk

• A nglo-Indian and British-Asian literature and culture

• C lassical and post-classical Hollywood cinema • Film theory • Psychoanalysis and cinema • Film genre, representation and politics

Dr Liam Connell Email Liam.Connell@winchester.ac.uk • Twentieth-century and contemporary literature and culture • Globalisation and literary culture • Literature and nationalism • Postcolonial theory Dr Jude Davies Email Jude.Davies@winchester.ac.uk • Literary realism and naturalism, especially Theodore Dreiser • Post-war American media culture with a special interest in debates about identity • American literature 1890-1945 Dr Oluyinka Esan Email Oluyinka.Esan@winchester.ac.uk • Broadcasting policy in international and local contexts Dr Gary Farnell Email Gary.Farnell@winchester.ac.uk • Theories of discourse • British Romanticism • Gothic • Culture and the commodity form Dr Ruth Gilbert Email Ruth.Gilbert@winchester.ac.uk • Early modern literature • Contemporary Jewish writing • Writing for children

Dr Laura Hubner Email Laura.Hubner@winchester.ac.uk • European and world cinema • Film as art and popular medium • Gender and the body • Fairy tale and horror Dr Marcus Leaning Email Marcus.Leaning@winchester.ac.uk • Information communication technologies • Sociology of media technologies and international development Dr Paul Manning Email Paul.Manning@winchester.ac.uk • Politics of news sources • Drugs, popular culture and symbolic representation • News agencies • News and environmentalism Dr Fran Mason Email Fran.Mason@winchester.ac.uk • Postmodernism • Cyberculture • Hollywood film, with particular interest in genre • Contemporary literature, film and culture

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Dr Neil McCaw Email Neil.Mccaw@winchester.ac.uk • Victorian literature and culture • Crime fiction • Critical reading and creative writing Professor Chris Mounsey Email Chris.Mounsey@winchester.ac.uk • Eighteenth and twentieth-century literature • Biography • Sexuality Dr William Sheward Email William.Sheward@winchester.ac.uk • Contemporary US politics • Politics and culture of the American South • Politics and American religion Dr Stevie Simkin Email Stevie.Simkin@winchester.ac.uk • Shakespeare and early modern drama • Hollywood cinema of violence • US television and popular culture Carol Smith Email Carol.Smith@winchester.ac.uk • Contemporary literary theory, fiction and film • Debates on American identity in culture and politics • Gender discourses Alasdair Spark Email Alasdair.Spark@winchester.ac.uk • Vietnam War in relation to American culture, politics and history

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• C onspiracy theories and cultures of conspiracy in the contemporary USA • Representation of the American space programme

• Concepts and categorisation • Information-theoretic approaches to

The Centre for Research into Language

Dr Carolin Esser Email Carolin.Esser@winchester.ac.uk • Old and Middle English poetry • Medieval concepts of God and the devil • Medieval drama

The Centre for Research into Language is a multidisciplinary group with research interests and expertise in the broad area of language and linguistics. It engages with external audiences through collaborations with, for example, local schools and The English Project, and through the development of community language initiatives such as the Language Café. Whilst members of the Centre offer different research perspectives on the study of language, there is a common interest in linguistic perspectives on culture, identity and communication. This common theme encapsulates both synchronic and diachronic approaches to language, cultural and linguistic dimensions, language variety, use and attitudes, language processing, and communication in a multimedia environment. The Centre organises and hosts seminars, symposia and reading groups. Members have been successful in gaining European funding for projects and are working on research projects in collaboration with other universities.

meaning • Children’s acquisition of word meaning

Dr Barbara Loester Email Barbara.Loester@winchester.ac.uk • Sociolinguistics • Dialectology • Regional and social varieties in the British Isles and German-speaking countries • Identity construction and language attitudes Dr Russell Luyt Email Russell.Luyt@winchester.ac.uk • Language and gender • Cross-cultural identity processes • Critical social psychology Professor Kris Spelman-Miller Email Kris.Spelmanmiller@winchester.ac.uk • Applied linguistics • Written discourse analysis • Cognitive and textual aspects of text production • First and second language composition processes

Research staff Professor Nick Braisby Email Nick.Braisby@winchester.ac.uk

Dr Merce Prat-Sala Email Merce.Prat-Sala@winchester.ac.uk • Psycholinguistics

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• C hildren’s comprehension and syntactic structures

Research Groups The Faculty of Arts has Research Groups in the following areas: • Creative Writing • Expanded Dramaturgies

Creative Writing Research in creative writing builds on an extensive and growing range of writing and reflexive practice (from ideas on poetic form and structure to psycholinguistic analysis) in the Faculty of Arts.

such as the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) international conference and with the annual Winchester Writers’ Conference. Members participate in national debates about creative writing at postgraduate level, and engage with a variety of support networks. For example Café Culture, established through the University of Winchester and partner funded by Winchester City Council, offers a networking opportunity for recent graduates, academics and creative professionals.

Professor Andrew Melrose Email Andrew.Melrose@winchester.ac.uk • Writing for children • Creative writing and critical practice • Writing for screen Dr Mark Rutter Email Mark.Rutter@winchester.ac.uk • Poetry and visual art • The book • Nature writing

Research staff Judith Anderson Email Judith.Anderson@winchester.ac.uk • Writing fiction and non-fiction for children and young people

Members of the research group teach on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in creative writing, while there are links with external stakeholders such as creative industries in the region, and with national and international communities of practice such as the National Association for Writers in Education. Areas of creative writing expertise include writing novels, plays, screenplays, poetry and songs, and there are reflexive research projects on, for example, environmental issues. Staff involved in reflexive practice were included in the Research Assessment Exercise 2008 submission under Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, which had a quality profile of 85 per cent of work being recognised internationally.

Carole Burns Email Carole.Burns@winchester.ac.uk • Writing of fiction, both novel and short story • Writing of creative non-fiction • Journalism

The research group promotes readings, is involved with co-organising conferences

Nick Joseph Email Nick.Joseph@winchester.ac.uk

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• C reative processes in the writing of plays and film scripts • Playwriting

Dr Amanda Boulter Email Amanda.Boulter@winchester.ac.uk • Creative writing • Contemporary literature • Gender studies • Creative writing and critical practice • Twentieth-century fiction

Dr Julian Stannard Email Julian.Stannard@winchester.ac.uk • Modernist and postmodernist AngloAmerican poetry • Twentieth-century literature • Contemporary poetry Judy Waite Email Judy.Waite@winchester.ac.uk • Creativity and creative writing • Contemporary fiction and children’s fiction • Creativity and education

RED Members of staff working in the area of performing arts also participate in the Research Group RED, which began as a University Research Centre (Centre of Research into Expanded Dramaturgies) and has now become a wider-reaching research group. The group researches `expanded dramaturgies’, including both

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the expansion of theatre and performance forms, and expanded conceptions of the term dramaturgy. RED includes academics and artists in exchange between institutions and practices. Members are committed to seeking innovative ways to expand the notion of performance in contemporary culture, and are particularly concerned with contemporary, interdisciplinary devised performance in the live art and post-dramatic theatre tradition.

quality recognised internationally and above (with 5 per cent of world-leading quality). To date, members of the group have been awarded external funding from a variety of sources, including the Arts and Humanities Research Council, Arts Council England and the British Academy. The group has collaborative links with a number of research centres, performance companies, organisations and artists.

Research staff Researchers share a common commitment to the exploration of relationship, place, audience and the role of the artist within contemporary performance, as well as processes of articulating practice as research, and the integration of research and teaching. There is a shared interest in how performance involves art, artists and creativity, and in how it moves out of traditional venues into various sites and communities. The research projects undertaken by members of the group involve the exploration of the innovative ways that artists can become social interveners, cultural critics and actors, and dialectic educators. This group has developed from the subject area of dance, drama and performing arts (including creative practice). This area gained a 3b rating in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and the quality profile resulting from the 2008 RAE submission indicated that 85 per cent of work submitted was deemed to be of a

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Synne Behrndt Email Synne.Behrndt@winchester.ac.uk • Dramaturgy and the dramaturg • Interdisciplinary devising Dr Yvon Bonenfant Email Yvon.Bonenfant@winchester.ac.uk • Voice and extended voice • Body in performance • Interdisciplinary devising • Practice-led research Philip Stanier Email Philip.Stanier@winchester.ac.uk • Live-art performance and installation • Dramaturgy

Negotiating Performance Other members of staff in the Faculty of Arts work as individuals and in groupings under the broad heading `negotiating performance’. ‘Negotiation’ is defined as engaging in the choices made in undertaking research and includes the creation and critical reception of performance. Research

projects undertaken explore the relationships between popular, experimental and traditional performance and interlocking modes of study such as the historical, analytical, theoretical and practical. Areas of research strength represented include: • P erformance historiography and contemporising early modern drama • Recent and contemporary performance practices (this includes work in world music and cross-cultural practices) • Popular theatre Research projects have developed from the subject area of dance, drama and performing arts (including creative practice) which gained a 3b rating in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). The quality profile resulting from the 2008 RAE submission indicated that 85 per cent of work submitted was deemed to be of a quality recognised internationally and above (with 5 per cent of world-leading quality). Staff research in `negotiating performance’ interrelates with the postgraduate curriculum in a variety of ways, and interdisciplinarity is a key feature. A primary aim is to develop collaborative work, building on links already established between academic research and professional practice. Projects such as new performative installations, performance research workshops and professionally oriented publications are evidence of the imaginative way in which staff envisage practice and outputs.

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Research staff Dr Helen Grime Email Helen.Grime@winchester.ac.uk • Theatre historiography • Women, theatre and performance • Shakespeare in performance • Late nineteenth and twentieth-century British theatre Paul Jackson Email Paul.Jackson@winchester.ac.uk • Twentieth-century British dance history • Twentieth-century American dance • Music for dance • British musical renaissance

Dr Millie Taylor Email Millie.Taylor@winchester.ac.uk • Interaction of music and performance • Musical theatre • Contemporary pantomime • Voice and sound Dr Marilena Zaroulia Email Marilena.Zaroulia@winchester.ac.uk • Contemporary performance and cultural politics • British and European theatre since the 1990s • Transnational theatre and national identities

Charlotte Purkis Email Charlotte.Purkis@winchester.ac.uk • European modernism • Performance, gender and sexuality • Late Victorian aestheticism and music • Early twentieth-century theatre history • Music and literature Cathy Seago Email Cathy.Seago@winchester.ac.uk • Choreography as a communicative art • Codified techniques, physical knowledge and new dance vocabularies • Holistic compositional language in multiple-media performance Dr Marianne Sharp Email Marianne.Sharp@winchester.ac.uk • Feminist critical theories and performance • Autobiography and performance • Practice-led research • Contemporary theatre practice

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Research in the Faculty of Business, Law and Sport Entry requirements To find out more Faculty of Business, Law and Sport Centre for Research Dr Mark Lowman Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827588 Email Mark.Lowman@winchester.ac.uk

The Centre for Research aims to encourage, support and disseminate a broad range of Research and Knowledge Exchange (RKE) activity across the disciplines represented within the Faculty and to provide an environment for collegiate support and sharing of RKE experience in different subject matters and methodologies. The constituent members bring experience from a very wide spectrum of activity that includes pedagogically-based RKE such as accountancy education and legal education as well as discipline specific activity ranging through business, law, sport, politics and second language acquisition. The Centre for Research membership includes staff with experience and expertise in developing a wide range of RKE activity, including externally funded activity, and in the dissemination of outcomes. The Centre is a vehicle for conferences, and symposia as well as seminars provide externally facing events to facilitate broad dissemination. The Faculty has an established seminar series, which includes external and internal presentations across a broad range of activity. The Faculty of Business, Law and Sport includes the Winchester Business School, the Department of Law and the Department of Sports Studies. Within the Winchester Business School there is the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance and the Department of Management. The Business School is a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), which is a particular focus of its Centre for Responsible Management.

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A first or second-class Honours degree in a subject relevant to the proposed field of study and normally a Masters degree in a relevant area. How to apply: Applications are invited from individuals wishing to undertake a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy on either a full or part-time basis. See page 137 for further details.

The Faculty is the home of the International Journal of Management Education, published by the Business Management Accounting and Finance subject centre of the Higher Education Academy. The Dean of the Faculty, Professor Neil Marriott, is Vice Chair of the British Accounting Association, the UK organisation that brings together those interested in teaching and research in accounting and finance. The Faculty has recently hosted the 24th Annual Conference of the British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association, the European Conference in Enterprise and Innovation, and the European Conference on e-Learning and the British Accounting Association (BAA) international conference for the Accounting Education Special Interest Group. This growing Faculty includes academics with a wide range of research interests and a track record of successful research supervision and publication. The research

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of Faculty members has been sponsored by government, research agencies and business.

Winchester Business School Research staff Professor Gary Akehurst Email Gary.Akehurst@winchester.ac.uk • Marketing • Sales management • Strategy management Dr Karen Blakeley Email Karen.Blakeley@winchester.ac.uk • Leadership and change Katrina Easterling Email Katrina.Easterling@winchester.ac.uk • Consultancy enhanced teaching • Human resource management Jane Fairclough Email Jane.Fairclough@winchester.ac.uk • Heritage management • Tourism management • Environmental management • Sustainable development Dr Helen Forsman Email Helena.Forsman@winchester.ac.uk • Innovation management and growth • Innovation capabilities and innovation capacity • Entrepreneurial learning Dr Chris Grover Email Chris.Grover@winchester.ac.uk • Suburban development

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• T he application of mathematical and business techniques to the built environment

• A ccounting education, including pedagogic issues surrounding technological innovation

Dr Denise Hewlett Email Denise.Hewlett@winchester.ac.uk • Project management • Protected area management and planning

Dr Pru Marriott Email Pru.Marriott@winchester.ac.uk • Accounting education • Financial literacy • Financial reporting • Small business financial management and auditing

Paul Jennings Email Paul.Jennings@winchester.ac.uk • Comparative international financial reporting • Accounting education Peter Jennings Email Peter.Jennings@winchester.ac.uk • Entrepreneurship • Innovation • Small business management • Strategic management Dr Mark Lowman Email Mark.Lowman@winchester.ac.uk • Innovation management • Marketing and new product development • Knowledge management • Strategic change management Professor Neil Marriott Email Neil.Marriott@winchester.ac.uk • Small business financial management and auditing, including business angel finance • Public sector accounting, specifically NHS issues

Julia Osgerby Email Julia.Osgerby@winchester.ac.uk • Accounting education • Public sector finance Dr Adam Palmer Email Adam.Palmer@winchester.ac.uk • Human Resources (HR) issues in higher education • Implementation of contemporary approaches to HR • Leadership in small businesses and the care sector Dr Paul Sheeran Email Paul.Sheeran@winchester.ac.uk • Globalisation • Corporate governance Dr William Sheward Email William.Sheward@winchester.ac.uk • US politics • US foreign policy

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Siew Min Tan Email Amy.Tan@winchester.ac.uk • Financial risk disclosures • Behavioural finance • Accounting education Lim Keong Teoh Email Lim.Teoh@winchester.ac.uk • Accounting education • International financial reporting

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Medical law Legal education Public law Criminal law

Department of Sports Studies Research staff

Dr Natalia Yakovleva Email Natalia.Yakovleva@winchester.ac.uk • Corporate social responsibility in developing and emerging economies • Corporate sustainability performance • Sustainability reporting, stakeholder engagement, innovation for sustainable development and sustainable supply chains

Department of Law Research staff David Chalk Email David.Chalk@winchester.ac.uk • Legal education • Civil justice • Litigation costs and funding • Medical law Professor Emily Finch Email Emily.Finch@winchester.ac.uk • Dishonesty • Jury decision-making • Internet crime

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Professor Eric Anderson Email Eric.Anderson@winchester.ac.uk • Masculinities, sexualities and sport • Sociology of sport Jo Batey Email Jo.Batey@winchester.ac.uk • Qualitative paradigm • Impact of career-ending injury upon professional sports people • Issues of self-esteem and body image within female 10K runners John Batten Email John.Batten@winchester.ac.uk • Psychomotor learning • Performance and person perception in sport

Helen Ryan Email Helen.Ryan@winchester.ac.uk • Intermittent sports • Qualitative inquiry in sport psychology • Exercise, body image and self-esteem Dr Jason Tuck Email Jason.Tuck@winchester.ac.uk • Sport and national identity (especially in rugby union) • Sport and globalisation • Sport and the media • Sport and commercialisation • Figurational sociology Chris Whittle Email Chris.Whittle@winchester.ac.uk • Validation of modern ergometry equipment • Assistive devices in a sporting context • Reduction of injury rates in cycling Merijn van Willigen Email Meryn.Willigen@winchester.ac.uk • Sport and patterns of inequality • Politics of sporting celebrity • Sports law

Elwyn Cox Email Elwyn.Cox@winchester.ac.uk • Customer relationship management • Managing marketing projects • Marketing and management of sport

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Research in the Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care Entry requirements To find out more Centre for Professional Learning and Teacher Education

The Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care includes Research Centres in the following:

Teacher education Dr Stephanie Spencer Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827125 Email Stephanie.Spencer@winchester.ac.uk

• P rofessional Learning and Teacher Education • Philosophy and education • History of Women’s Education

Professional learning in health and social care Professor Sandra Drower Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827149 Email Sandra.Drower@winchester.ac.uk

Centre for Professional Learning and Teacher Education

Philosophy and education Professor Nigel Tubbs Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827349 Email Nigel.Tubbs@winchester.ac.uk

Centre for History of Women’s Education Dr Stephanie Spencer Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827125 Email Stephanie.Spencer@winchester.ac.uk

The Faculty has a broad portfolio of research that challenges existing practice and develops and evaluates new ways of working in professional learning and teacher education. Doctoral study can take one of two forms: • The independent MPhil/PhD involves working with a supervisory team to develop a theoretical or empirical project • The Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) offers a more structured pathway to doctoral study, supported by ‘taught’ modules and in regular dialogue with a community of learners following similar (but not identical) interests and with an emphasis on making an impact on practice in the student’s professional workplace

Professional Learning and Teacher Education Research students join an active research community, engaged in a range of research projects that currently span a range of multiprofessional settings, including early years, and higher education itself, as well as teacher education, medical education and education

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A first or second-class Honours degree in a subject relevant to the proposed field of study and normally a Masters degree in a relevant area. How to apply: Applications are invited from individuals wishing to undertake a Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy or Professional Doctorate (EdD) on either a full or part-time basis. See page 137 for further details.

in sites of learning that range from museums and archives to the outdoors. For teachers, medics, and professionals working in settings such as museums and archives, innovative work enables them to research the impact of their own and their colleagues’ practice through action research undertaken in the workplace. Those interested in research into learning and teaching can focus on learning and teaching in higher education or in the school situation, as well as on the student experience. Students may also take a theoretical path by researching aspects of the relationship between philosophy and education or cultural constructions of childhood. Current projects include research on the learning of new professionals; the support and assessment of developing professionals; and the nature of professional practice, professional knowledge and professional judgement.

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A number of researchers focus on improving the quality of the educational experience of teachers, and of doctors in training and of newly qualified teachers. Research is being conducted on teacher education and into the significance of non-formal learning in professional contexts and work-based settings, including museums and archives. Work on professional development is supported by research developing teachers’ awareness of children’s learning in a range of curriculum areas. Research within international context focuses on inclusive educational perspectives. Research around the relationship between philosophy and education focuses particularly on the relation to the teacher. Research on childhood focuses on the reconceptualisation of nature and nurture. Researchers are encouraged to: • Explore policy and practice in teacher education and/or professional learning • Apply professional learning theory to teacher education and/or multiprofessional education • Contribute to a growing evidence base for policy and practice in teacher education and other professional areas • Contribute analytical and theoretical insights to develop the study of education/ multi-professional learning itself Students are offered education, training and a range of opportunities for research study. They are encouraged to disseminate their research to a range of audiences and

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participate through the Faculty links with national and international networks. There is an active group of research students. Examples of current research student projects include research into learning and teaching in higher education, aspects of special education, primary teachers and English language acquisition of Polish children, time anxiety and play in children’s learning in science, language teaching and primary school children. Medical education projects include foundation programmes in postgraduate medical education, artistry in breast radiology, and the professional learning of medics. Philosophical projects include nature, early education and the child, and the nature of aporetic philosophy.

Research staff Dr Emile Bojesen Email Emile.Bojesen@winchester.ac.uk • Progressive education (particularly Black Mountain College) • Childhood in twentieth-century literature • Aesthetic education • Contemporary continental philosophy Derek Bunyard Email Derek.Bunyard@winchester.ac.uk • Systems thinking in relation to education • Psychoanalytic thinking in relation to education • Conceptualisations of childhood

Dr Helen Clarke Email Helen.Clarke@winchester.ac.uk • Learning and teaching primary science • Nature of science in the early years • Reflective practice in science education Dr Louise Curth Email Louise.Curth@winchester.ac.uk • Early modern medical history • Early modern medical texts • Early modern veterinary history Dr Janice de Sousa Email Janice.deSousa@winchester.ac.uk • Qualitative studies of students’ experience of education Professor Sandra Drower Email Sandra.Drower@winchester.ac.uk • Social work education (theory and practice) in a context of diversity • Resilience, strengths and human resources in social work • Social work practitioner-researcher and social work values and ethics Dr Bridget Egan Email Bridget.Egan@winchester.ac.uk • Professional development of teachers • Aspects of early years education • Children and pattern • Primary design and technology especially designing and modelling ideas Dr Colin Goble Email Colin.Goble@winchester.ac.uk • Psychosocial and ethical aspects of childhood disability (particularly learning disability)

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• Disability studies • Childhood health and wellbeing • Qualitative research methods and discourse analysis

Dr Mark Rickenbach Email Mark.Rickenbach@sevwesdeanery.nhs.uk • Development of the professional educationalist using feedback and action research models • Primary health care, including the doctor’s consultation, clinical care and the use of information technology

• Philosophical and educational theory • Philosophy of the teacher

Dr Marie Morgan Email Marie.Morgan@winchester.ac.uk • Philosophy of education • The Holocaust • Higher education

Dr Charly Ryan Email Charly.Ryan@winchester.ac.uk • Teacher education, science teacher education: how teachers teach and learn science, paralleled by investigations in qualitative methods and action research

Dr Jackie Nicholson Email Jackie.Nicholson@winchester.ac.uk • Teaching and learning primary mathematics • Assessment for learning

Dr Samantha Scallan Email Samantha.Scallan@winchester.ac.uk • Medical education • Professionalism/teaching and learning in postgraduate medicine

Dr Wayne Veck Email Wayne.Veck@winchester.ac.uk • Philosophical perspectives on inclusive and exclusionary practices, cultures and relationships in education • Inclusive values and the ethics of inclusive education • Disability studies • Inclusive research methodologies

Dr Jane Payler Email Jane.Payler@winchester.ac.uk • Early years pedagogy • Sociocultural influences on learning processes of young children • Interprofessional working in early years care and education • Multi-modality

Dr Mary Scanlan Email Mary.Scanlan@winchester.ac.uk • Home and school early years literacy

Dr Tim Gully Email: Tim.Gully@Winchester.ac.uk • Risk • Child protection • The monster in society

Tony Rea Email Tony.Rea@winchester.ac.uk • Outdoor education • Comparative education • Professional learning and identities

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Dr Roz Sunley Email Roz.Sunley@winchester.ac.uk • Professional values • Teacher voice • Language of spirituality in education • Consultancy skills and education Professor Nigel Tubbs Email Nigel.Tubbs@winchester.ac.uk • Social and political theory • History of philosophy • Liberal arts

Dr Vasiliki Tzibazi Email Vasiliki.Tzibazi@winchester.ac.uk • Museum learning and interpretation • Participatory research with children and young people • Museum theatre

Centre for the History of Women’s Education The Centre has an international profile with its research into the history of women’s education. Researchers in the Centre take a broad cultural definition of education which transcends schooling to encompass learning and teaching (formal and informal) at any phase of the life-cycle, in any setting from the eighteenth century to the recent past. As an area of research, the history of women’s education generates projects across disciplinary boundaries and challenges both boundaries of knowledge and ways of seeing.

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Students join an active research environment, with links with researchers working in a range of countries and with teachers and archivists in schools interested in researching aspects of their history. The University’s Sybil Campbell Collection on permanent loan from the British Federation of Women Graduates provides a research resource for the Centre. Projects in the Centre have included research into the role of women in the governance of girls’ education since 1870 (funded by the Spencer Foundation, USA); an evaluation of the experience of mothers in further and higher education (funded by the Elizabeth Nuffield Educational Fund); the Alumni Voices Project researching the experience of students at King Alfred’s College, as the University was formerly known; and a project investigating methods for teaching history to non-history students (funded by the Higher Education Academy). Recently the Centre was engaged with the ESRC seminar series on Women in Britain in the 1950s. Researchers in the Centre are currently working on projects concerned with gendered professional identities, empire and internationalism; the arts in education, professional training and gendered identities; religion and education; transnational femininities in teenage girls’ fiction 19101960; and the contribution of women educationists to educational thought. Completed theses by postgraduate research students include Quaker women and education, 1790-1860; Girls and examinations, 1860 to 1902; and Girls and

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career choice in the 1950s. Postgraduate theses in progress include research into Headmistresses and professional identities in the interwar period; Women’s social, educational and religious networks in Winchester; The life and work of Mrs Humphry Ward; and The educational life and work of Barbara Bodichon. Students are encouraged to present and publish their research and will receive mentoring from the former editors of the international journal History of Education and the History of Education Researcher, who are located in the Centre. All former research students from the Centre have published their research, including in international special editions, and one of the research students from the Centre was awarded the International Society of the History of Education’s prize for the best paper by a newcomer to the field. Books from members of the Centre include Gender, Work and Education in Britain in the 1950s (Palgrave, 2005) by Stephanie Spencer; Women and Education 1800-1980 (Palgrave, 2004) by Joyce Goodman and Jane Martin; and Social Change in the History of British Education (Routledge, 2008) edited by Joyce Goodman, William Richardson and Gary McCulloch; Girls’ Secondary Education in the Western World from the 18th to the 20th Century (Routledge, 2010) edited by Joyce Goodman, Rebecca Rogers and James Albisetti and Women and Education: Major Themes (4 volumes) edited by Joyce Goodman and Jane Martin (Routledge, 2011).

Research staff Professor Joyce Goodman Email Joyce.Goodman@winchester.ac.uk • History of women’s education • Secondary education for girls • Colonialism, empire and the education of women and girls • Interwar international intellectual cooperation • Professionalism, women and education Dr Andrea Jacobs Email Andrea.Jacobs@winchester.ac.uk • Girls and examinations • Professional development of women in music • Life history research Dr Camilla Leach (Honorary Research Fellow) Email Camilla.Leach@winchester.ac.uk • History of education and religion • History of women’s education Dr Stephanie Spencer Email Stephanie.Spencer@winchester.ac.uk • History of women’s education • Informal aspects of women’s and girls’ education • Post-war secondary education • Oral history

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Research in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Entry requirements To find out more Research in Archaeology Dr Nick Thorpe Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827514 Email Nick.Thorpe@winchester.ac.uk

Research in History Professor Michael Hicks Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827338 Email Michael.Hicks@winchester.ac.uk

Research in Psychology Professor Nick Braisby Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827586 Email Nick.Braisby@winchester.ac.uk

Research in Theology and Religious Studies Professor Neil Messer Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827068 Email Neil.Messer@winchester.ac.uk

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is home to four academic departments: Archaeology, History, Psychology and Theology and Religious Studies. Innovative research is at the very heart of all those departments and we aim to deliver and disseminate research of international renown. Each department has a dynamic research environment and holds regular research events. The Faculty organises five regular seminar series and each year organises several conferences, Humanities and Social Sciences also has a vibrant community of postgraduate research students. There are more than 50 research students in the Faculty and they organise a seminar series exclusively for research students and taught postgraduates.

Research in Archaeology All members of the Department of Archaeology are research-active, are involved in fieldwork and laboratory research, and play key roles in major archaeological projects in the Mediterranean region, Ethiopia and the Caucasus, as well as in the UK. The taught MRes Archaeology, and a flourishing taught MA enhance the research culture. A new research centre, the Centre for Applied Archaeology and Heritage Management, has also been launched this year. The archaeology group has been particularly successful in securing external funding for research, and current sponsors include English Heritage, the European Science Foundation, Hampshire County Council

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A first or second-class Honours degree in a subject relevant to the proposed field of study and normally a Masters degree in a relevant area. How to apply: Applications are invited from individuals wishing to undertake a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy on either a full or part-time basis. See page 137 for further details.

and the Danish Research Academy. Archaeology’s most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008) achieved 75 per cent of its submission graded as being of internationally recognised quality. The group has a successful track record of supervision of research degrees. The members of staff listed below are currently accepting research students.

Research staff Dr Paul Everill Email Paul.Everill@winchester.ac.uk • History of British archaeology • Organisation of contemporary British archaeology • Archaeology of Georgia Dr Niall Finneran Email Niall.Finneran@winchester.ac.uk • Archaeology of Ethiopia and Africa • Early Christianity • Post-Roman archaeology

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rEsEarCh sTudEnT proFilE Shobhakar Adhikari from Nepal, studied MSc Organic Chemistry and a Diploma in Conservation from Nepal and India before doing MA Regional and Local Archaeology at the University of Winchester which led to him commencing his PhD in Archaeology. For 10 years he worked at the National Museum of Nepal as a conservationist of museum artefacts and cultural property, with a special interest in metal artefacts, and this background is the inspiration for his PhD. “I was attracted to Winchester because of its historical and archaeological significance. The city was the ancient capital of England, as chosen by King Alfred the Great, and it has many buildings/remains of great archaeological importance. “My PhD research focuses on the taphonomy and preservation of metal artefacts from the excavations at St Mary Magdalen Hospital in

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Winchester, and the effect of the environment on their condition. My work at the Museum of Nepal and my experience with archaeological artefacts on placement in India, Japan, Norway and Malaysia has encouraged me to explore the relationship between metal objects and the environment. Understanding the impact of environmental factors such as temperature, humidity and pollutant gases is essential to the success of the conservation and preservation of these objects. “I plan to apply the knowledge gained from my research in my work at the Museum of Nepal, and I hope my PhD will help me preserve the cultural properties and archaeology of my country.”

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Research in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Christina Grande Email Christina.Grande@winchester.ac.uk • Greek and Roman art and architecture • Classical tradition • Classical mythology and art Professor Anthony King Email Tony.King@winchester.ac.uk • Roman archaeology in Western Europe and the Western Mediterranean • Faunal remains and diet • Romano-Celtic religion Dr Phil Marter Email Phil.Marter@winchester.ac.uk • Medieval ceramics • Medieval archaeology in Britain • Landscape archaeology Dr Simon Roffey Email Simon.Roffey@winchester.ac.uk • Church archaeology • Medieval burials and tombs • Medieval landscape archaeology Dr Nick Thorpe Email Nick.Thorpe@winchester.ac.uk • European prehistory, especially the origins of agriculture • Landscape studies • Theoretical archaeology Dr Keith Wilkinson Email Keith.Wilkinson@winchester.ac.uk • Environmental archaeology • Geoarchaeology especially in Britain and the Mediterranean • Palaeolithic archaeology

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Research in History The Department of History is a community of internationally recognised research scholars which has a successful and extensive track record of supervision of research degrees. In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008), the Department of History was assessed as being 55 per cent at internationally outstanding level. There are particular strengths in medieval and twentieth-century international history. There are two research centres in History – the Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology; and the Modern History Research Centre – both of which organise a regular seminar series. These research groups also provide an intellectual home and community to the many research students in the Department. History also hosts several conferences each academic year, in the last year ranging from a conference on ‘God and War: the Church of England and Armed Conflict in the 20th Century’ to another looking at ‘Danes in Wessex: the Scandinavian impact and influence on Wessex in the Early Middle Ages’. The Department has two flourishing MAs which complement the large community of part-time and full-time research students. Staff would welcome enquiries about supervising postgraduate research in the following areas:

Research staff Dr Chris Aldous Email Chris.Aldous@winchester.ac.uk • Modern Japanese history • History of disease Dr Mark Allen Email Mark.Allen@winchester.ac.uk • Nineteenth-century social history • History of Winchester Dr Natalya Chernyshova Email Natalya.Chernyshova@winchester.ac.uk • Modern Russian history, especially consumerism and social history Dr Louise Curth Email Louise.Curth@winchester.ac.uk • Early modern medical history • Early modern veterinary history • Early modern print culture • Early modern advertising Neil Curtin Email Neil.Curtin@winchester.ac.uk • Nineteenth-century American political history • Cold War history Dr Colin Haydon Email Colin.Haydon@winchester.ac.uk • Eighteenth-century England, particularly politics and religion

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Professor Michael Hicks Email Michael.Hicks@winchester.ac.uk • Late medieval England, particularly politics, religion and aristocratic society Dr Ryan Lavelle Email Ryan.Lavelle@winchester.ac.uk • Early medieval British history, especially politics and warfare in ninth to eleventh century England Dr Tom Lawson Email Tom.Lawson@winchester.ac.uk • History of the Holocaust • History and memory • Responses to genocide Dr Jean Morrin Email Jean.Morrin@winchester.ac.uk • Seventeenth-century England, especially the Civil War • Local history • Women’s history Dr Neil Murphy Email Neil.Murphy@winchester.ac.uk • Late medieval and Renaissance Europe • French royal ceremonial

Research in Psychology The Research Centre for Psychology encompasses three research groups with foci in cognitive, developmental and social psychology. Since 2000, the Department has produced a substantial research output: seven books, 81 other publications and over 100 conference presentations.

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With the recent launch of an MSc Psychological Research Methods, and the

systems, but also laptops, video and digital cameras and recording equipment. We have

advent of MPhil and PhD programmes in Psychology, the Research Centre is in the process of developing what is intended to be a vibrant and active postgraduate community.

recently purchased a BioSemi 64-channel EEG system, housed in its own laboratory.

The Department runs a popular series of research seminars which MSc, MPhil and PhD students are expected to attend. Postgraduate students are also expected to become active members of one of our research groups. Members of the Research Centre are based in the Department of Psychology, in the Herbert Jarman Building, which is set right in the heart of the King Alfred Campus, and adjacent to the main University facilities. The Herbert Jarman Building also houses the psychology research and laboratory facilities. These include six experimental cubicles, all equipped with Superlab and E-Prime for computer-based experimentation, many with touch-screens and response pads; a Developmental Research laboratory equipped with oneway mirror, and an experimental area with touch-screen PCs; an Eye-tracker laboratory, equipped with EyeLink 1,000 tower and remote systems; a Social Observation laboratory, with integrated video and audio capacity, suitable for observational and small group work; and a small but wellequipped colour laboratory. The Department also maintains a wellstocked psychometric test library and a range of other equipment, most notably BIOPAC

The Department has a successful track record of supervision of research degrees, and enquiries are welcome for any topics that fall within the remit of our research interests.

Research staff Dr Sarah Bayless Email Sarah.Bayless@winchester.ac.uk • Outcomes following preterm birth • Attention-emotion interactions • Cognitive neuroscience Dr Valérie Bonnardel Email Valerie.Bonnardel@winchester.ac.uk • Human colour vision Professor Nick Braisby Email Nick.Braisby@winchester.ac.uk • Concepts, categorisation • Word meaning, word learning • Philosophical psychology, cognitive science Dr David Giles Email David.Giles@winchester.ac.uk • Social psychology and media • Qualitative methods Dr Alistair Harvey Email Alistair.Harvey@winchester.ac.uk • Human memory • Executive functioning • Learning and teaching

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Research in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr Denise Kirkland Email Denise.Kirkland@winchester.ac.uk • Sexual relationships and sexual risks • Discursive psychology Dr Wendy Kneller Email Wendy.Kneller@winchester.ac.uk • Eyewitness identification accuracy • Facial distinctiveness and decision strategies • Statement validity assessment Dr Russell Luyt Email Russell.Luyt@winchester.ac.uk • Psychology of gender and masculinities • Qualitative methods Dr Mercè Prat-Sala Email Merce.Prat-Sala@winchester.ac.uk • Language production and first language acquisition • Children’s understanding of rules and emotions • Self-efficacy, motivation and approaches to studying Dr Mike Van Duuren Email Mike.VanDuuren@winchester.ac.uk • Face perception and spatial cognition • Psychology of (collaborative) problem solving • Learning and teaching Dr Magdalena Zawisza Email Magdalena.Zawisza@winchester.ac.uk • Social psychology of consumer behaviour • Gender

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Research in Theology and Religious Studies Research in Theology and Religious Studies is organised through the Research Centre for Theology and Religion. The Centre has particular strengths in the religious practices surrounding death; theology and sexuality; theology and gender; world religions; theology and postmodernism; and alternative spiritual identities. Research projects undertaken by staff are also informed by cultural studies methodologies. In the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise staff entered in Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies were awarded a 4, whilst in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise the quality profile indicated that 55 per cent of the work submitted was of a quality recognised internationally and above. The Centre has a number of Research Fellows who have research specialisms in Hinduism, Christianity and politics, religion and psychology, and contemporary Christian theology. Postgraduate students are encouraged to attend and give papers at the Theology and Religious Studies Seminar Series, which also has invited guest speakers. Members of the Centre have discussed their research projects at international conferences such as the Religion and Health conference (India), and the International Association for the History of Religion conference (Japan), as well as organising and hosting the international Faith, Spirituality and Social Change conference.

Recent publications include work on theology and bio-ethics, Indian religions, lesbian and gay theologies, queering death, celibacy, post-Christian feminisms, representations of North American Indian spirituality, and religion and violence. Members of the Centre hold a number of editorships and editorial board positions. Consultancy is undertaken on health and healing, or for diocesan projects. Arts and Humanities Research Council funding has been awarded to research students attached to the Centre.

Research staff Dr Andreas Andreopoulos Email Andreas.Andreopoulos@winchester.ac.uk • Orthodox theology • Greek patristics • Iconology • Ecclesiology • Liturgy • Christian semiotics • Sacred Art • Monasticism Dr Paul Hedges Email Paul.Hedges@winchester.ac.uk • Modern and contemporary Christian theology • Interfaith dialogue • Sacred space and pilgrimage • Chinese religions and the West • Postmodernism and theology

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rEsEarCh sTudEnT proFilE Phillip Hickman studied an undergraduate degree at Winchester before embarking on MA Death, Religion and Culture, which led him to begin his PhD in theology. For nearly five years Philip was a Benedictine monk at Alton Abbey and he has cerebral palsy and dyslexia. “Over the years studying at Winchester I’ve received excellent disability support. There’s a family orientated feel to life as a student here and the lecturers are very approachable and they challenge your understanding and take your learning to a different level. “My time following the Benedictine ethos and ideals, and my experience through contemplation and prayer is the inspiration for my PhD research.

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“I’ll be exploring digital photography as a process of contemplation in the Benedictine tradition. I will argue that digital images (through the act of ‘straight photography’ or manipulation) can foster the essence of the Christian Godhead. “Using action research methodology, I will focus on my own personal journey of faith, Benedictine contemplation and tradition to argue the theory that digital images address and express something of our human capability to seek solace and harmony beyond the actual surface and appearance of the digital image itself.”

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Research in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor Lisa Isherwood Email Lisa.Isherwood@winchester.ac.uk • Feminist and liberation theologies • Queer theology • Body theology • Psychology of religion Dr Anna King Email Anna.King@winchester.ac.uk • Hindu modernity and tradition • Hinduism and orientalism • Feminine divine and feminist critiques • Krishna theology and Vaishnava devotion • Hindu gurus: from Ramakrishna to Sathya

• N ineteenth-century church history and theology • Theology and rituals of death Dr Christina Welch Email Christina.Welch@winchester.ac.uk • Indigenous religions • Paganism • New religious movements • Religion, visual representation and popular culture • Theology and rituals of death

Professor Neil Messer Email Neil.Messer@winchester.ac.uk • Theological ethics, particularly in relation to biology, biotechnology and medicine Dr Angus Paddison Email Angus.Paddison@winchester.ac.uk • Political theology • New Testament Dr Jo Pearson Email Jo.Pearson@winchester.ac.uk • Wicca • Seventeenth-century church history Professor Elizabeth Stuart Email Elizabeth.Stuart@winchester.ac.uk • Christianity and sexuality • Queer theology • Lesbian and gay theology • Feminist theology • Contemporary Christian theology

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Doctor of Education (EdD) Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care Fact File Entry requirements: Normally a Masters degree in Education or a related discipline and professional experience in the area of study

Full-time: 3 years Part-time: 7 years Programme Leader: Dr Bridget Egan Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827474 Email Bridget.Egan@winchester.ac.uk

If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent

Start dates: September, January and July

Application process: Contact the Programme Leader for more information

The EdD provides a structured route for doctoral study based on your professional work and interests. There are two designated pathways: Leading Educational Practice in Professional Settings and Creative and Cultural Education.

an aspect of practice and involving empirical as well as theoretical approaches.

Programme content

Modules

Leading Educational Practice in Professional Settings is the pathway for practitioners in educational fields who have responsibility for supporting the work of colleagues (for example, as subject coordinator in a primary school, as head of department in a secondary school, or as training manager in other professions or in business). It offers students the opportunity to explore in depth aspects of practice in their areas of expertise, the management of change in practice, or managing the learning and development of colleagues.

• Quantitative Methods in Social Research • Qualitative Methods in Social Research • Theory, Practice and Ethics in Social Research • Reflecting on and Evaluating Practice • Leading Educational Practice in Professional Settings • Cultural and Creative Practice in Education

Creative and Cultural Education is the pathway for those engaged in education related to cultural issues (such as religious education, personal and social education or community development) or creative aspects (for example, teachers engaged in music, art or drama education or museum educators, or other educators working in non-school settings). It enables students to focus on an aspect of practice or learning in the creative mode – with other practitioners or with students of any age.

Thesis Students explore a self-chosen topic and write a thesis, normally focused on

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Students are supported by a supervisory team who oversee and encourage their development of the doctoral thesis. The thesis is examined by viva voce with an internal and an external examiner.

Learning and teaching There are workshops and seminars designed to develop underpinning research skills. Students are part of ongoing online and face-to face discussions with tutors and other doctoral students. Students engage with a range of activities, focusing on their particular area of interest, but addressing generic skills for research and knowledge exchange. Students work independently with tutorial support towards their eventual thesis, for example by carrying out a pilot study or by developing more advanced skills in data collection and analysis.

Careers Employers in education and elsewhere recognise doctoral qualifications as an indicator of high quality performance and it may lead to opportunities for promotion.

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rEsEarCh sTudEnT proFilE Penny Lawrence is studying the taught Doctor of Education at Winchester, and she works four days a week as a Research Project Officer at the University and one day at an Early Years Research Centre in the Midlands. “The course has a well-defined path to develop my research skills before I take up my thesis. It has enabled me to develop a critical understanding of how quantitative research methods are used in education, such as statistical analysis and questionnaire design. “How very young children learn is my main interest. I am currently studying a module in Theory, Practice and Ethics and then I will start preparations for my thesis. My thesis focuses on how adults and children tune into each other using dialogue to coconstruct meaning. I am particularly interested in how very tenacious

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children can be in sustaining continuous threads of thought in their learning. “The module on Qualitative Methods in Social Research extended my range of research methods and I have studied how video can be used in research. I particularly welcomed this because I intend to use video recordings to generate data as I work on my thesis, and to communicate ideas within the community of researchers and practitioners in this field. This could take the form of a database of video clips illustrating good practice. “I’m appreciating the opportunities to get to know the other students on the course and share our ideas – many of the students bring considerable experience and expertise to our discussions.”

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PhD by Works in the Public Domain

To find Fact Fileout more Entry requirements: Normally a Masters degree in a related discipline. Applicants without a Masters degree should normally have a good upper second-class degree in a related discipline

Full-time: 3 years Part-time: 7 years Programme Leader: Professor Anthony King Telephone +44 (0) 1962 827291 Email Tony.King@winchester.ac.uk

If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computerbased) or equivalent

Start dates: September and February

Application process: Contact the Programme Leader for more information

The PhD by Works in the Public Domain enables applicants with a substantial body of published work or equivalent creative outputs to gain recognition at doctoral level of their work. The PhD by Works in the Public Domain is designed for applicants who may wish to use outputs generated as a result of their professional work, including professional papers and policies.

Programme content This form of doctorate is largely made up of the submitted publications or other forms of creative output (art-works, records of performances etc). The work submitted must be broadly comparable to a PhD or ProfD thesis, that is, six peer-reviewed articles, or one/two books or creative equivalents. The material must be linked in an intellectually coherent way, which will be brought out in a 10,000-word context statement that forms an introduction to the submitted work.

Applicants for this programme, once accepted, will be allocated a Director of Studies, to advise on the content statement and the preparation of the submitted material. It is expected that this form of doctoral study will take much less time than the usual thesis-based MPhil/PhD or ProfD, because the submitted work is already in the public domain. However, the final submission for examination must take place no less than six months after approval of candidature.

The context statement will give the aims of the thesis, and link the submitted material together. It will also discuss the nature of the research, demonstrating the original contribution made by the submitted work, and provide an explanation of the project design(s) and methodologies. The statement will also make clear what contribution the candidate has made, in the case of coauthored or multi-authored publications or outputs.

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Applying for postgraduate study at Winchester We welcome applications from students from a wide variety of backgrounds and academic experience. This prospectus provides an overview of the postgraduate study opportunities available but we also encourage you to visit the University so you can see the facilities on offer. The Course Enquiries and Applications team offers helpful advice about applying to Winchester.

How to apply There are different ways to apply for study at Winchester, and the method to be used depends on the course and whether you are planning to study full-time or part-time, see table above for full details. Before submitting an application please review the Fact File of the programme you are interested in to check whether you meet the entry requirements. The Course Enquiries and Application team can advise on the requirements for the programme and how to apply. The Fact File also provides details on how to apply.

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MA/MSc/MRes/MBA/MTh Taught courses (full-time)

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PGCE Secondary Religious Education

Graduate Diploma in Law (full-time)

Graduate Diploma in Law (part-time)

Graduate Conversion Diploma in Psychology (full-time and part-time)

Delivery of Primary Health Care

PgDip Working with Young People (Youth Work) (full-time and part-time)

* UCAS online application system for postgraduate programmes in the UK see www.UKPASS.ac.uk † Full-time applicants are encouraged to apply by UKPASS; if you are unable to, please complete the Direct Entry Application Form

+ Application forms are enclosed with this prospectus, available for download on the University website and can be requested from Course Enquiries and Applications

¤ Graduate Teacher Training Registry, see www.gttr.ac.uk ‡ Central Applications Board, see www.lawcabs.co.uk

PhD/MPhil Research degrees In the first instance, prospective applicants are advised to contact the Research and Knowledge Exchange Centre at the University to discuss their research proposals with an academic member of staff and to receive further guidance about the admissions procedure. There are two fixed entry points in each academic year: Semester 1 at the end of

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September (application deadline is the end of May) and Semester 2 at the beginning of January (application deadline is the end of October).

alternative qualifications will be considered. Arrangements for supervision of candidates together with the field of study will be subject to approval.

Applicants should normally hold a first or second-class Honours degree obtained at a recognised institution and normally a Masters in a subject or subjects relevant to the proposed field of study. Candidates with

Doctor of Education (EdD) and PhD by Works in the Public Domain In the first instance, prospective applicants are advised to contact the Programme

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Applying for postgraduate study at Winchester

Leader to discuss their proposed doctoral study. Details of entry requirements and contact details for the Programme Leader are in the Fact File.

All international students require a visa to come to the UK. For more details see page 33.

International students (non-EU)

We welcome applications from European students and we accept a wide range of international qualifications and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines to confirm their equivalence.

We welcome applications from overseas students and we accept a wide range of international qualifications and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines to confirm their equivalence. International students can apply in the same way as British students or apply direct to the University by completing the International Postgraduate Application Form, which is available on the University website. Advice is available from the British Council and from the University’s International Recruitment team. Applicants will need to show that they have achieved a satisfactory educational standard equivalent of a first degree from an approved university. You should enclose transcripts of your academic achievements with your application, together with information about any qualifications that you are taking but are yet to complete. For some programmes, you will need to show that you have achieved the required standard in particular subjects relevant to your proposed studies. For some postgraduate programmes, there may be other non-academic entry requirements, such as work experience.

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European students (EU)

EU students apply in the same way as British students and advice is available from the British Council and from the University’s International Recruitment team. Applicants will need to show that they have achieved a satisfactory educational standard equivalent of a first degree from an approved university. You should enclose transcripts of your academic achievements with your application, together with information about any qualifications that you are taking but are yet to complete. For some programmes, you will need to show that you have achieved the required standard in particular subjects relevant to your proposed studies. For some postgraduate programmes, there may be other non-academic entry requirements, such as work experience.

English language requirements Students whose first language is not English will be asked to provide evidence of English language ability when applying to the institution.

Postgraduate candidates require a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or an equivalent qualification. This applies to all programmes except MA Journalism and MA English Studies: Literature in Context. Applicants for MA Journalism and MA English Studies: Literature in Context need to achieve a minimum of IELTS 7.0 (including 7.0 in writing) or a TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based) or equivalent. If you do not have the necessary level of English, pre-sessional English language training programmes are available at the University.

Contact Course Enquiries and Applications Telephone: + 44 (0) 1962 827234 Email: course.enquiries@winchester.ac.uk International Recruitment Telephone: +44 (0) 1962 827023 Email: international@winchester.ac.uk Research and Knowledge Exchange Centre Telephone: +44 (0) 1962 827483 Email: research@winchester.ac.uk

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Travelling by car to the King Alfred Campus Visitors should approach Winchester along the Romsey Road. If driving on the M3, come off at junction 11, pass through Badger Farm Road and turn right at the second roundabout to proceed along Romsey Road. After passing West Downs on your left and the Royal Hampshire County Hospital on your right, turn right into St James’ Lane. After a sharp corner, turn right into Sparkford Road. The King Alfred Campus is halfway down the hill on the right-hand side. During term, visitor parking on campus is limited. If parking is available please report to Reception to collect a permit. However, visitors are encouraged to park in the city

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centre car parks, which are a short walk away from the campus, or use the Park and Ride.

By train The King Alfred Campus is less than one mile (approximately 15 minutes’ walk) from the railway station. Leave the railway station by the main exit and turn right into Station Road leading into Upper High Street. Turn right over the bridge and left into Clifton Terrace. Cross Romsey Road and walk along St James’ Terrace. At the end of the terrace, turn to your right and cross the road. Then follow the path through the middle of West Hill Cemetery (note: do not take the path to the left of the cemetery). The University is situated opposite the far gate of the cemetery.

Bus and coach Main bus and coach routes stop at King Alfred’s Statue in central Winchester. The walk to King Alfred Campus takes approximately 20 minutes. On alighting, proceed along Broadway and through the pedestrianised High Street. Turn left at Southgate Street. Cross St Clement Street and take the next right turn into St James’ Lane. Proceed up the hill and just after the railway bridge go through the gates of West Hill Cemetery and take the footpath through the middle of the cemetery. The campus is situated opposite the far gate of the cemetery.

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Index

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Access to Learning Funds Accommodation Accounting and Finance (MSc) Applications/Applying to study Applying for student accommodation Archaeology (MRes) Arts and culture

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Business Administration (Master of – MBA) Business Management (MSc)

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Campus accommodation 15-16 Campus information 11-13 Campus tours 17 Careers Service 31, 39 Chaplaincy 13, 31 Childcare 30 Child Development (MSc) 53 Computing facilities 11 Counselling 30 CPE/GDL (Law) 80 Creative and Critical Writing (MA) 54-55 Cultural and Arts Management (MA) 56 Culture, arts 13 Cultural Heritage and Resource Management (MA) 57 Cultural Studies (MA) 58-59

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Dance: Practice and Production (MA) Death, Religion and Culture (MA)

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Delivery of Primary Health Care (PgCert) Devised Performance (MA) Digital Media Practice (MA) Directions to the University Disabled Students’ Allowance Disabilities, students with Disability support Doctor of Education (EdD) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Drama: Making Theatre (MA)

63 64-65 66 140-141 28, 30-31 16, 28, 30-31 30-31 132-133 108-109 67

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EdD (Doctor of Education) 132-133 Education (Early Years, School, College and Workplace Educators’ Pathway – MA) 69 Education (Medical Educators’ Pathway –MA) 70 Education Studies (MA) 71 English Studies: Literature in Context (MA) 73 English language requirements (European students) 36 English language requirements (International students/non-EU) 33-34 English language support (European students) 36 English language support International students/non-EU) 34 European students (EU) 36

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Global Radio Production (MA) Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL/CPE)

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Halls of Residence Health Service Historical Studies (MA) Housing How to apply How to find us Human Resource Management (MSc)

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Managing Contemporary Global Issues (MA) Managing Contemporary Global Issues with Environment and Development (MSc) Maps Marketing (MSc) Master of Business Administration (MBA) Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Masters degrees Masters degrees (how to apply) Martial Rose Library MBA Modern Liberal Arts (MA) MPhil

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PGCE 87-89, 98-99 PGCE (how to apply) 137 PhD 108-109 PhD by Works in the Public Domain 134 Popular Performances (MA) 86 Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) 87-89, 98-99 Primary teaching (PGCE) 87-89 Private accommodation 16 Project Management (MSc) 90 Psychological Disorders (MSc) 91

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