Architectural technologists take a building from concept to completion, designing and detailing buildings to bring ideas to life. On this course, you will enhance your flair for design and combine it with an in-depth technical understanding of how buildings work.
If English is not your first language, this subject-specific international foundation year will give you the necessary English language ability and expertise to study an undergraduate degree in art, architecture and design within UK higher education.
You can choose to study for a combined degree award by specialising in one of our four specific pathways:
- BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences & Medical Biochemistry
- BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences & Molecular Biotechnology
- BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences & Pharmacological Sciences
- BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences & Medical Microbiology
Developments in technology have led to exciting new approaches in the creation of broadcast video and audio content. Whether you want to produce content for TV, radio or the web, this course will develop your understanding of these new technological developments and approaches so that you become an expert producer with the confidence to work across all platforms.
Create sustainable environments within buildings by studying the techniques behind low-carbon design and renewable solutions. You will be provided with the guidance and support that will put you on your way to achieving graduate member status with the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).
Full-time Distance Learning
Flexible and varied, this course will thoroughly prepare you to meet the challenges of working in today's financial and business sectors. Your modules, covering a variety of topics, will use a mix of teaching and assessment methods to develop your employability alongside your technical expertise. Upon graduating, you will be able to make a significant contribution to the ethical financial management of any business.
Learn how to manage dynamic and complex organisations. Gain an expert understanding of how businesses operate and develop the skills needed to become a strategic and successful manager. You will apply your business-theory knowledge in a client-facing consultancy project and you will gain the practical experience needed to impress potential employers. You will develop your understanding of business and management issues at both a national level and a global level and across a wide array of industries and sectors.
This course has a strong vocational focus and will develop key skills in economics, accounting and management. You will explore the principles of economics and how they apply to business, and you will gain both a theoretical and practical understanding of the economic decisions faced by business managers. You will also develop the ability to analyse the economic and social environments in which those decisions are taken.
Gain valuable insights into business planning and forecasting together with proficiency in the field of business management. Your course will develop your broader business knowledge along with expert skills in analytics and you will put theory into practice by taking part in a live business consultancy project working with companies, charities or not-for-profit organisations, boosting your employability and career options when you graduate.
Develop the entrepreneurial flair to kick-start, manage and grow your own business or help an existing enterprise to expand. You will gain a broad understanding of how businesses operate and you will develop the techniques and principles to succeed in today's economic climate. As well as teaching the overall skills, attitudes and behaviours needed in business, this course will recognise your individual promise and help to shape you as a budding and innovative entrepreneur.
Combine business knowledge and your managerial skill set with financial expertise to give you an advantage when you enter the competitive financial services industry. Our finance modules count towards accreditation with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
With an increasing need for businesses to ensure they operate within legal frameworks and regulations, there has never been a greater demand for specialists with a combined knowledge of business and law. Open doors to a range of career opportunities by developing a dynamic combination of practical business knowledge and legal expertise. You will examine core business principles including finance, communications, entrepreneurship and human resource management, as well as covering legal aspects such as copyright, commercial law, company law, intellectual property rights and media and entertainment law.
Managing a business is one thing, but leading it takes something special. It takes much more than just managing day-to-day operations in order to realise a profit. This course will help you become the driving force behind a business, enabling you to lead people and develop their talent. We will teach you how to look at businesses from a strategic point of view, enabling you to see all the elements of a business and how to effectively manage and lead them - both within your organisation and your supply chain.
What makes a person choose an iPhone or Android smartphone, and what makes Coca-Cola dominate the soft drinks industry? Develop the marketing expertise to make strategic business decisions, manage digital campaigns and understand buyer behaviour. You will gain specific knowledge of marketing ethics, corporate social responsibility and of the ethical and cultural differences between national markets, maximising your employability both in the UK and overseas. This course will give you the acumen for business management so you can oversee finance, economics, accounting and people - you'll also gain the marketing expertise to make strategic decisions, manage digital campaigns, and understand thought processes behind every consumer purchase.
Cultivate your business expertise and equip yourself with the practical skills employers are seeking. You will develop a rounded business skill set and you will learn about key business functions. Option modules will then enable you to refine your expertise in a number of these key areas to match your interests and career aspirations. Taking up the option of a placement year will give you valuable professional experience of industry and a head start in the competitive world of business.
If English is not your first language, this subject-specific international foundation year will give you the necessary English language ability and expertise to study an undergraduate degree in business within UK higher education.
Creative thinking is at the heart of what we do. If you are passionate about filmmaking, animation, games or drawing, we will give you the skills to help you make your mark in the animation and visual effects industry.
Develop your understanding of a subject which is often in the news and drives government policies relating to crime and national security. We will nurture your ability to analyse and interpret digital evidence from computers and digital devices of all kinds.
Explore the interconnected fields of computer forensics and security. This four-year course will see you progress from an undergraduate degree after your initial three years of study to postgraduate-level study in your fourth and final year, enabling you to gain a masters-level qualification.
At a time when big business is increasingly relying on technology, companies are eager to employ skilled graduates who understand computing technology and know how it can be used to help businesses succeed. This course will enhance your computing expertise and technical skills while developing your awareness of the business environment, putting you at an advantage in today’s competitive jobs market.
This course is ideal if you are interested in how buildings work and how building projects are managed. You will explore three major themes - the nature and role of the construction industry, management in the construction industry, and technology of buildings.
In the age of mobile technology, anyone can use their phone to take pictures and video and send their stories across the globe as soon as they happen, but it is the quality of the material that matters. You will develop the skills and confidence to spot a story and think about the different ways it could be told, whether using photography, sound or the written word.
Explore the impact finance and the economy have on the world around you. From global events such as the 2007 credit crunch to the closure of our favourite high street stores, you will discover how financial decisions made by individuals and businesses affect consumers, workers, industry, commerce and government. You will gain a thorough understanding of financial markets and the structure of business organisations, as well as developing valuable analytical skills in finance and economics.
Who changed literature? Who made history? Who did both? We need innovative thinkers who thrive on the intellectual dynamic between English literature and history. Investigate the relationship between history and literature across a range of topics, texts and periods while developing your skills in creative and critical analysis.
Prepare yourself for an exciting career as a specialist in fashion design. Fashion is one of the world's biggest industries and we passionately believe it is about more than just the commercially driven production and promotion of new collections. It is a reflection of society, identity and culture, and it is also a powerful protagonist for change. We will show you how to challenge the limitations of fashion as the manifestation of temporary consumer trends.
Learn how marketing can have a major impact on the popularity and reputation of fashion brands the world over, from high-street labels to those dominating the catwalks of London, Paris and New York. You will gain an understanding of business and PR by exploring the fashion journey, from the design stage through to production, display and advertising.
This course will allow you to develop your own approach to the study and practice of graphic design through a combination of brief-led and self-initiated projects. You will have the opportunity to explore a wide spectrum of disciplines, including design for print, illustration, photography, typography, animation and moving image. This will allow you to find your strengths and develop your own individual style.
Study an accredited and comprehensive business degree with the added advantage of gaining specialist knowledge of human resource management (HRM). Our innovative, academically rigorous and vocationally relevant approach to business will help you to stand out from the crowd, and our links with employers will enrich your experience through guest lectures and placement opportunities. If you choose the sandwich option, you will gain valuable industry experience that will demonstrate to employers you are a work-ready graduate.
This is a new course that is being designed to help us offer you the best educational experience. The course modules listed below are indicative of what you will study - they are currently being developed ready for the final content to be confirmed. These will be confirmed in the course specification made available to new applicants from January 2019.
Do you want to change the world? This is a unique course aimed at students who want to develop high-level skills and capabilities to undertake important roles to help transform society. If you are interested in leading and creating projects, innovations and approaches that make a difference to communities locally or around the world, then this course is for you.
We live in a global business world. The globalisation of trade, transatlantic trade agreements and the UK's Brexit decision are factors which continue to reshape the economic landscape. By studying this course, you will develop valuable knowledge of the regulations and processes governing international trade, and you will have the opportunity to specialise in international finance or global marketing. If you choose to take up the option of a placement year or study abroad, you will hone your problem-solving abilities and gain real-world experience, boosting your employability.
If English is not your first language, this international foundation year will give you the necessary English language ability and subject-specific knowledge to study an undergraduate degree within UK higher education.
You will be able to choose from a number of International Relations pathways to study*:
- BA (Hons) International Relations
- BA (Hons) International Relations with Global Development
- BA (Hons) International Relations with Peace Studies
- BA (Hons) International Relations with Politics
- BA (Hons) International Relations with Political Economy
- BA (Hons) International Relations with Human Rights
We will equip you with an understanding of the legal systems, rules and practices that govern and regulate society and our commercial and social relationships. You will also have the opportunity to develop skills in analysis, legal reasoning, evaluation and advocacy. As a qualifying law degree, this course is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as meeting the academic requirements of your legal training, and completion will enable you to undertake further study in order to become a solicitor or barrister.
If English is not your first language, this subject-specific international foundation year will give you the necessary English language ability and expertise to study an undergraduate degree in law and social sciences within UK higher education.
This course combines the essential elements of a law degree with the study of criminology to enable you to gain an insight into criminal behaviour, policing and criminal justice. Your legal studies will be enhanced by your understanding of criminology as you explore current responses to crime and develop your understanding of current and past legislation. As a qualifying law degree, this course is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as meeting the academic requirements of your legal training, and completion will enable you to undertake further study in order to become a solicitor or barrister.
Gain an insight into financial markets and understand how financial decisions taken by individuals and organisations impact on the world around us. As well as being prepared for a successful legal career, you will be able to use your knowledge of financial ideas, theories and regulations to contribute to the commercial success of an organisation.
You will be equipped for both legal practice in a fast-changing world and for the realities of business in a globalised economy. This course will teach you how to make strategic business decisions based on complex legal evidence. Your modules will enable you to develop the communication skills, adaptability and professionalism you will need to succeed in today's dynamic global environment. As a qualifying law degree, this course is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as meeting the academic requirements of your legal training, and completion will enable you to undertake further study in order to become a solicitor or barrister.
Gain a broad understanding of business theories and management practices to complement the legal expertise you will develop on this qualifying law degree. Your business management knowledge combined with legal expertise will be sought after by modern law firms with alternative business structures and large workforces of paralegals. As a qualifying law degree, this course is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as meeting the academic requirements of your legal training, and completion will enable you to undertake further study in order to become a solicitor or barrister.
Marketing is a highly dynamic sector in the world economy. All organisations benefit from a marketing function and this course will give you a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of marketing. On this accredited course, you will develop expertise in managing all aspects of marketing activity, including research, branding, communications and optimising the use of digital content. You will also learn how to plan and implement innovative strategies and campaigns to satisfy audiences in a variety of contemporary markets.
In the global marketplace, sustainable organisational growth demands successful and innovative communication between brands and target audiences. This accredited course will develop your expertise in the management of integrated marketing communications and advertising at a strategic level and in broader marketing areas such as market research and digital communications. On completion of this course, your communications expertise will enable you to build relationships with specific target audiences in order to support the achievement of business objectives and development.
Create the future of communications. A dynamic course that critically explores cultural trends and media industries. Engage with all forms of mass communication: the internet, social media, television, radio, popular music and cinema.
This course will offer a multidisciplinary experience to fit your individual career goals and learning needs. You will study all aspects of physical education, including best practice in teaching and learning, the scientific principles which underpin PE and the benefits of lifelong physical activity.
Extend your learning beyond the boundaries of traditional physical education study with this outdoors focused PE course. You will have the opportunity to develop your confidence, leadership and resourcefulness to become a highly proficient educator in this rapidly expanding field.
You will be able to choose from a number of Politics pathways to study*:
- BA (Hons) Politics
- BA (Hons) Politics with Global Development
- BA (Hons) Politics with Peace Studies
- BA (Hons) Politics with International Relations
- BA (Hons) Politics with Political Economy
- BA (Hons) Politics with Human Rights
Train to be a primary teacher and embark on a career in schools teaching children between three and seven, in Key Stage 1 and the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Primary Education (5-11) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status - Physical Education | PGCE
Train to be a primary school teacher with an additional specialism in physical education and enjoy a rewarding career, teaching children aged between five and 11 years. This course will provide training in all primary stage national curriculum subjects, with a particular focus on the subjects of English, mathematics, science and PE.
This course gives you the opportunity to develop your skills in product design and professional practice and to work with industry clients to design products that make a difference. We believe that products start with people and we take a human-centred approach to design on the course.
Prepare for a career in public health, helping people to lead healthier lives and live longer. Public health workers help to protect populations from disease and promote health so that people can go on to live long and healthy lives. You will explore the social model of health and the wider influences that impact on health and disease, such as education, poverty and geographical location.
Join one of the most established PR degree programmes in Europe and gain the expertise required for a successful career in this fast-moving field. You will study the wider role of communications, from developing and implementing social media campaigns to the impact of marketing, media relations and internal communications. As well as learning how to build and manage relationships between companies and their customers, you will refine your skills so you can create effective content for a variety of audiences. You will also develop your presentation skills by pitching for live consultancy projects.
Quantity surveyors are the cost managers of the construction industry. While studying for a recognised degree, you will learn how quantity surveyors organise, control and manage the costing of projects, including building economics, contracts and construction law, construction technology and project management.
As the UK's cities and towns continue to expand, there is an increased demand for experts in property and real estate management. This course reflects the real-world workings of the property and construction industries, preparing you for a career in property investment and development, property management or any number of associated areas.
This is a new course that is being designed to help us offer you the best educational experience. The course is currently being developed ready for its final content to be confirmed. Check this page from August 2018 for confirmed details of the course as it will be delivered from September 2019.
Your learning will cover two main strands involving an enquiry-based approach to geography and real-world practical activities, which you will then translate into your classroom lessons.
Secondary Education (11-16) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status - Physical Education | PGCE
We are an established sports education provider with a rich sporting pedigree. Your skills and knowledge will be nurtured in a supportive learning community with vast experience of training the next generation of PE teachers. Your network of support will include our research staff and course tutors, who will be on hand to sharpen your teaching expertise and knowledge of the subject, ensuring it is informed by the latest research and practices.
Endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, this practical, multidisciplinary degree will help you to develop as a complete sport and exercise scientist. You will gain an evidence-based appreciation of biomechanics, nutrition, physiology and psychology and their applications within sport and exercise environments.
Build your confidence and academic skills on one of our nine sport degree courses with integrated foundation year.
Helping people achieve their potential is one of the most satisfying parts of being a sports coach. This degree is shaped by an established model of coaching adopted by the Football Association and other leading national and international governing bodies. You will develop your key coaching skills by learning to understand your participants and their sport, and how to plan, deliver and review both short and long-term training programmes.