University of Gloucestershire

Introduction

We welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us.

About the university

  • A 180-year tradition of education dating back to 1834
  • Approximately 10,000 students studying at our three campuses in Gloucestershire
  • Top five UK universities for our student support services (International Student Barometer Survey, 2017)
  • International students representing more than 60 countries
  • Over 100 academic courses to choose from

Why choose the University of Gloucestershire?

Employability

We offer placement year and short work experience options through our Degreeplus initiative, giving you valuable work experience for the job market. 94% of our graduates find jobs or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2015/16).

Fast-track degrees

Two-year intensive bachelor's degree programmes are offered in a number of subjects, including business and law, to help you graduate quicker and save money.

Student experience

Our welcoming and supportive campus environment allows you to get fully involved in university life. We're ranked 1st in the UK for our student support services (International Student Barometer Survey, 2015).

Quality teaching

We've been awarded 14 National Teaching Fellowships and have a strong portfolio of lecturers with industry experience.

English Language and Academic Preparation courses

Dedicated programmes to prepare international students for their academic studies are delivered on our campus by INTO University of Gloucestershire.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

BA

BA in Accounting and Business Management (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

Become a well-rounded professional understanding both the operations of a business and the finances behind it with this flexible course. In the first year, you’ll gain solid grounding on all aspects of accounting and business including understanding organisations, business law and financial accounting. [+]

Become a well-rounded professional understanding both the operations of a business and the finances behind it with this flexible course. In the first year you’ll gain solid grounding on all aspects of accounting and business including understanding organisations, business law and financial accounting. You can then specialise in accounting, business, or both with subjects such as managing international business and management accounting. This degree also measures up to the high expectations of all global accountancy bodies, leading to maximum exemptions from professional exams including ICEAW, ACCA, CIMA, AIA and CIM when you graduate.

From 2018, the University of Gloucestershire Business School will move to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £16 million development will be home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses. Find out more about the new Business School and other developments with our virtual fly-through video and see where you could be taking the first steps towards your career in business.... [-]


BA in Accounting and Finance (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

Succeed on a degree that measures up to the high expectations of all global accountancy bodies, leading to maximum exemptions from professional exams including ICEAW, ACCA, CIMA, and AIA when you graduate. Gain a solid grounding in all aspects of accounting from financial markets and institutions to the global business environment. You specialise later in the degree with subjects including taxation principles and practice, corporate accountability and social and environmental accounting. [+]

Succeed on a degree that measures up to the high expectations of all global accountancy bodies, leading to maximum exemptions from professional exams including ICEAW, A.C.C.A., C.I.M.A., and A.I.A. when you graduate. Gain a solid grounding in all aspects of accounting from financial markets and institutions to the global business environment. You specialise later in the degree with subjects including taxation principles and practice, corporate accountability and social and environmental accounting.

From 2018, the University of Gloucestershire Business School will move to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £16 million development will be home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses.... [-]


BA in Advertising (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester

You’ll develop strategies and campaigns for a range of creative communications. You'll pitch your ideas in the boardrooms of leading advertising agencies. You’ll exhibit your work at industry exhibitions such as D&AD’s New Blood exhibition in London. [+]

Develop the skills you need to create big advertising campaigns across digital, social, TV and print media, pitching your ideas in the boardrooms of the UK’s leading advertising agencies. Learn from lecturers who’ve worked for Nike, Disney and Superdry. You’ll meet professionals from big employers and show off your talent at D&AD’s New Blood exhibition, London.

Make yourself at home in our creative studio and Mac suite, complete with industry-standard Adobe CC software. We’ll support you to work as a professional from your first year, as you explore advertising’s role in the consumer world and practices that make it effective. Throughout this course, you'll develop an understanding of the importance of building a strong brand identity and of innovation in the marketplace. You’ll develop skills in art direction and copywrite as well as photography, design and moving image. Working on live business briefs for agencies such as McCann, Ogilvy & Mather, Publicis and Saatchi &Saatchi, you’ll gain insights into agency working and professional experience; these agencies often open up their boardrooms for our students to pitch their creative campaigns. For many of our students, these projects have led to work placement opportunities and graduate jobs.... [-]


BA in Animation (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

Created in conjunction with industry leaders, this course is taught by practising professionals who have worked on animation projects such as Max Bear, Total Recall and How to Train Your Dragon. Working in our new animation studio, you'll be trained to use the latest animation equipment, including the latest Adobe Suite, Maya, TVPaint and Wacom Pro Tablets. [+]

Created in conjunction with industry leaders, this course is taught by practising professionals who have worked on animation projects such as Max Bear, Total Recall and How to Train Your Dragon. Working in our new animation studio, you'll be trained to use the latest animation equipment, including the latest Adobe Suite, Maya, TVPaint and Wacom Pro Tablets.

You'll have the freedom to develop your own style and career path, learning the skills you need to flourish in this rapidly-changing industry, from award-winning animators. Whether you have an interest in feature films, television, games, apps, advertising or music videos, this course will prepare you thoroughly and give you plenty of opportunities for practical experience and review.... [-]


BA in Business and Marketing Management (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

Learn to motivate people in the workplace and discover how to influence customers to purchase products and services. In your first year, you’ll gain a solid grounding in all aspects of business and marketing including customer behavior, understanding organizations, and the global business environment. You can then specialize in business, marketing, or both with subjects such as new business enterprise and e-interactivity and social media, depending on your career aspirations. This will help you become a well-rounded professional understanding both the operations of a business and how best to promote it. [+]

Learn to motivate people in the workplace and discover how to influence customers to purchase products and services. In your first year, you’ll gain a solid grounding in all aspects of business and marketing including customer behavior, understanding organizations, and the global business environment. You can then specialize in business, marketing, or both with subjects such as new business enterprise and e-interactivity and social media, depending on your career aspirations. This will help you become a well-rounded professional understanding both the operations of a business and how best to promote it.

From 2018, the University of Gloucestershire Business School will move to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £16 million development will be home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses.... [-]


BA in Business Management (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

Become a skilled business leader with sharp commercial insight. In your first year, you’ll gain a solid grounding in all aspects of business management including business law, marketing principles and understanding financial information. Throughout your degree, you will hone your skills in management with subjects including the practice of leadership in an organization, managing operations globally and managing innovation and entrepreneurship. [+]

Become a skilled business leader with sharp commercial insight. In your first year, you’ll gain the solid grounding in all aspects of business management including business law, marketing principles and understanding financial information. Throughout your degree, you will hone your skills in management with subjects including the practice of leadership in an organization, managing operations globally and managing innovation and entrepreneurship.

From 2018, the University of Gloucestershire Business School will move to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £16 million development will be home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses. Find out more about the new Business School and other developments with our virtual fly-through video and see where you could be taking the first steps towards your career in business.... [-]


BA in Early Childhood Studies (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham

Play an active role in changing children’s futures through their development. You'll develop skills and a recognised qualification to work with children up to the age of 8 years old including those with additional needs. You will gain real-world experience through a work placement each year. Students develop skills on placements at Belmont school, The Family Haven refuge centre and Battledown Centre for Children & Families. You will also have the opportunity to visit Stockholm, partnering with students and practitioners from the University of Stockholm to compare best practice and innovation. [+]

Play an active role in changing children’s futures through their development. You'll develop skills and a recognised qualification to work with children up to the age of 8 years old including those with additional needs. You will gain real-world experience through a work placement each year. Students develop skills on placements at Belmont school, The Family Haven refuge centre and Battledown Centre for Children & Families. You will also have the opportunity to visit Stockholm, partnering with students and practitioners from the University of Stockholm to compare best practice and innovation. Sweden is an international leader in early years education.

Learning from lecturers with a varied wealth of experience, you’ll develop skills and knowledge around early years education as well as health and social care relating to young people. In year one you’ll study the psychology and sociology of children. This includes how the digital world and globalisation have changed their social behaviours. You will also explore the varying factors that impact upon child development and how we as practitioners may influence these, as well as how to ‘tune in’ to children to identify and manage individual needs. Year two focuses on working with children and their families including marginalisation of families within 21st-century communities. To support your development as an Early Years practitioner it is important that you have knowledge and understanding of how children learn, the characteristics of effective learning and the impact this can have upon their learning dispositions, such as motivation, curiosity and self-reflection to name... [-]


BA in Fashion Design (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham

The course is committed to developing graduates who are informed and inspired to make an impact on our fashion industry to develop and innovate for a sustainable and ethical fashion future. [+]

Fashion is a fast-paced, dynamic and innovative industry. On this course, you will be mentored to develop your own design philosophy and identity so that you’re ready to successfully progress when you graduate.

You’ll create your own market-focused catwalk collection, focusing on technical and making skills, sustainability and ethical design. With the emphasis on responding to industry trends, you will learn how to visualize your ideas, articulating them through a range of visual communication forms and translate them into professional outcomes. You’ll develop advanced skills in technical drawing, fabric sourcing, 2D design, 3D drape and pattern design, research, cutting and garment construction. In your second year, you’ll begin preparing for your final-year catwalk collection that will showcase design signature, your technical abilities and your understanding of the innovation needed to compete in the fashion industry. You’ll focus on your interest in menswear or womenswear fashion to create your own collection which you will promote through a range of social media platforms and showcase events.... [-]


BA in Film Production (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham

Learn how to make films by making your own. The course will give you a wide range of professional skills in post-production, cinematography, sound design and directing, using a dedicated film studio and a range of editing and grading suites; all of a professional standard. [+]

Learn how to make films by making your own. The course will give you a wide range of professional skills in post-production, cinematography, sound design and directing, using a dedicated film studio and a range of editing and grading suites; all of a professional standard. Our ethos is both to push your individual creativity while also training you to work professionally when you leave us. We're rated top 20 for film production career prospects in the 2018 Guardian University Guide.

You'll be mentored by staff who are active filmmakers themselves and whose work has screened internationally. Several team members are BAFTA-winners and nominees. Our guest lecture series runs throughout the year and includes a diverse range of speakers: Sarah Hauldren, Art Director Evita, Luke Rainey, Colorist - Band of Brothers, Simon Haslett, VFX - Harry Potter VII, Titanic, Nik Powell, Head of N.F.T.S. (National Film and Television School) and David Morrissey- Actor, The Walking Dead.... [-]


BA in Graphic Design (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham

With this degree, you’ll learn to express yourself through distinct, creative, commercially-astute and ambitious ideas. You’ll work on projects as part of creative campaigns in a professional studio environment, benefit from daily contact with staff. You will develop your understanding of graphic design and creative entrepreneurship to ensure you are prepared to move into the industry when you graduate. [+]

Learn from graphic designers who have worked for 20th Century Fox, Cartoon Network, and Universal Pictures. Gain essential industry experience through work placements and live briefs. Students have recently worked with Channel 5, 1HQ London, Jones Knowles Ritchie, Bulletproof and Taxi Design – winning awards with their work and moving into successful design careers.

We’re ranked in the top 10 for value added in the Guardian University Guide 2017 (design & crafts subjects). We support our students to become exceptional designers.

With this degree, you’ll learn to express yourself through distinct, creative, commercially-astute and ambitious ideas. You’ll work on projects as part of creative campaigns in a professional studio environment, benefit from daily contact with staff. You will develop your understanding of graphic design and creative entrepreneurship to ensure you are prepared to move into the industry when you graduate.... [-]


BA in Hotel Resort and Tourism Management (Hons)

Campus Part time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester

Learn how to develop and manage outstanding customer experiences from industry-experienced staff. Gain essential skills and experience in an international or UK-based work placement. Make the most of opportunities to visit tourist destinations such as Barcelona and Amsterdam on field trips. [+]

Learn how to develop and manage outstanding customer experiences from industry-experienced staff. Gain essential skills and experience in an international or UK-based work placement. Make the most of opportunities to visit tourist destinations such as Barcelona and Amsterdam on field trips.

Gaining professional experience is a core part of the course. In addition to placement opportunities with a range of national and local businesses, you can follow in the footsteps of students who’ve had adventures overseas, making the most of our links in the USA including Sea Pines Resorts, Marriott Hotels, Q Hotels and Smoke Tree Ranch.

To help you build your understanding of the industry, you’ll work on live business briefs and hear from hospitality and tourism practitioners in lectures with recent guests including directors from Travel Bag and Travel Foundation. You’ll have opportunities to undertake field trips to tourist hot-spots such as Cardiff, Gloucester Cathedral, Cheltenham Racecourse and other sites within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There will also be opportunities to visit international locations such as Barcelona and Amsterdam.... [-]


BA in Interior Design (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham

Join a professionally-focused course. Develop the design and technical skills you need to graduate ready to progress into the industry. Understand the role of sustainability in design, and apply biophilic design which promotes individual health and wellbeing in the interior environment. You’ll hear from design professionals in lectures, work on live industry projects and undertake essential work placements at design companies, ready for your career. Recent destinations have included Brinkworth, Turner Bates, and Aecom. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit Europe on a residential field trip with options including exploring creative interiors in Berlin, Barcelona or Prague. [+]

Join a professionally-focused course. Develop the design and technical skills you need to graduate ready to progress into the industry. Understand the role of sustainability in design, and apply biophilic design which promotes individual health and wellbeing in the interior environment. You’ll hear from design professionals in lectures, work on live industry projects and undertake essential work placements at design companies, ready for your career. Recent destinations have included Brinkworth, Turner Bates, and Aecom. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit Europe on a residential field trip with options including exploring creative interiors in Berlin, Barcelona or Prague.

In your first year, you’ll create and experiment using industry-standard CAD and visual communication software. You’ll examine spatial design and sustainability, exploring the role of the ‘interior’ in the design and construction process. You’ll be encouraged to think outside the box and begin developing your own creative style while experiencing interdisciplinary team working, drawing and model-making. In your second year, you’ll work on client-led briefs for retail, leisure, workplace, museum and exhibition spaces. You’ll refine your skills in aesthetics focusing on color, materials, light, and atmosphere, using intelligent CAD Building Information Modelling software (BIM) to test biophilic principles. In your final year, you’ll select opportunities based on the future design pathway you want to follow, with the opportunity to exhibit your final project at Free Range in London, a graduate exhibition attracting international design employers.... [-]


BA in International Business Management (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

Become a business leader in the global market. In your first year, you will gain a solid grounding in all aspects of business management including business law, marketing principles and understanding financial information. Throughout the degree you will also study business on an international scale, covering areas such as how to manage operations globally and cultural issues in management, perfectly preparing you for an international career. [+]

Become a business leader in the global market. In your first year, you will gain a solid grounding in all aspects of business management including business law, marketing principles and understanding financial information. Throughout the degree you will also study business on an international scale, covering areas such as how to manage operations globally and cultural issues in management, perfectly preparing you for an international career.

From 2018, the University of Gloucestershire Business School will move to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £16 million development will be home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses.... [-]


BA in Journalism (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham

Our Journalism course is one of only a handful to be accredited with a dual seal of approval from industry - The National Council for the Training of Journalists (N.C.T.J.) and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (B.J.T.C.). This gives our graduates a real competitive edge. [+]

Our Journalism course is one of only a handful to be accredited with a dual seal of approval from industry - The National Council for the Training of Journalists (N.C.T.J.) and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (B.J.T.C.). This gives our graduates a real competitive edge.

Cover all aspects of multimedia journalism including writing and presenting, shooting and editing video, and creating audio output, such as podcasts. You’ll develop exciting digital content for news websites and social media, and produce TV and radio bulletins in our state-of-the-art newsrooms and studios. The course is taught by highly-skilled practitioners who have many years of experience working for the likes of BBC television and radio, BBC Online, ITV, Vice, The New Statesman, The Times and The Guardian. Our close contact with industry means we can keep you up-to-speed with the latest developments, including the use of social media, mobile journalism, and other emerging digital technologies.... [-]


BA in Landscape Architecture (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham

You will work on real sites, on real scenarios, investigating real issues. You'll work on live local sites with client-driven briefs in landscape studios to develop your design creativity and hone your professional practice skills. Students have worked on a range of sites in Cheltenham such as Pittville Park, Gloucester such as Kings Square, and Bristol such as The Diesel Depot and Temple Meads. [+]

You will work on real sites, on real scenarios, investigating real issues. You'll work on live local sites with client-driven briefs in landscape studios to develop your design creativity and hone your professional practice skills. Students have worked on a range of sites in Cheltenham such as Pittville Park, Gloucester such as Kings Square, and Bristol such as The Diesel Depot and Temple Meads.

With a number of industry partners linked to the course, you will benefit from sponsored events, visits to landscape practices and lectures delivered directly by current practitioners. Partners have included LDA Design, Arup, Grant Associates, Barton Wilmore, Atkins Global, Grontmij, BDP, Sustrans and Noel Farrer, current president of the Landscape Institute. In your final year, you'll showcase your work at the Degree Show - an event attended by landscape practitioners where previous students have been head-hunted by leading landscape design practices.... [-]


BA in Marketing, Advertising and Branding (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

Master the art of persuasion by working with real clients in advertising and gain a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accredited degree, recognised by major employers. The course is also rated 95% for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2017). On the course, you will explore subjects such as consumer behaviour, marketing communications and the global business environment in your first year. [+]

Master the art of persuasion by working with real clients in advertising and gain a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accredited degree, recognised by major employers. The course is also rated 95% for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2017). On the course, you will explore subjects such as consumer behaviour, marketing communications and the global business environment in you first year. You can then specialise and tailor your degree to your interests with subjects such as luxury brand management, services marketing and the advertising agency. Throughout your degree you will learn how to pitch to clients, manage the creative process and deliver on brief, preparing you perfectly for the working world.... [-]


BA in Performing Arts (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

This course brings together the 'triple threat' of singing, dancing, and acting. Develop acting techniques on stage and for the camera. Strengthen your voice and singing with regular tuition. Take dance lessons including ballet, tap, modern and jazz. You’ll learn from lecturers who are performing arts professionals, having worked with organizations such as the Royal Shakespeare Company. [+]

This course brings together the 'triple threat' of singing, dancing, and acting. Develop acting techniques on stage and for the camera. Strengthen your voice and singing with regular tuition. Take dance lessons including ballet, tap, modern and jazz. You’ll learn from lecturers who are performing arts professionals, having worked with organizations such as the Royal Shakespeare Company. Throughout the degree, you’ll be able to choose modules based on what you’re passionate about. You'll have opportunities to study other aspects of theatre, such as choreography, technical theatre, and business development; theoretical study underpins all elements of the course.

With eight live performance opportunities each year, including full-scale musicals, you'll gain plenty of experience, working in real theatres with industry experts. You’ll learn with international theatre companies at renowned events and locations. Students have recently been developing skills with Motionhouse Dance Company and Frantic Assembly, as well as performing at Edinburgh Fringe, Jolt Theatre, and Strike Light festivals. You'll also make the most of performances at local theatres and venues such as the Everyman and The Wilson Art Gallery. At the end of your final year, you’ll undertake a professional showcase to industry agents in London to kick-start your career.... [-]


BA in Photography (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

Look at life through a lens. Express your creativity and communicate your ideas through photography. This broad-based photography degree will allow you to explore and develop expertise in a range of photographic genres that will enable you to turn your passion and creativity into a career path. [+]

Look at life through a lens. Express your creativity and communicate your ideas through photography. This broad-based photography degree will allow you to explore and develop expertise in a range of photographic genres that will enable you to turn your passion and creativity into a career path.

Studying and researching photography, you'll develop unrivaled technical and artistic skills, using dedicated facilities including traditional wet darkroom processing labs, large studios and industry-standard computers, software spanning all forms of image manipulation and film, video and animation. You'll explore still and moving photography, exhibition work, installations, and curation. You will produce a rich portfolio of work, research sketchbooks, exhibitions, and essays.... [-]


BSc

BSc in Biology (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

Learning in the field and lab, focusing on local and global biological issues, you’ll develop the skills needed to move into a rewarding biosciences career. You’ll start with a thorough grounding in biochemistry, physiology, taxonomy and the ecology of animals and plants. [+]

Learning in the field and lab, focusing on local and global biological issues, you’ll develop the skills needed to move into a rewarding biosciences career. You’ll start with a thorough grounding in biochemistry, physiology, taxonomy and the ecology of animals and plants. As you advance through the course, you can choose to follow themes that mirror our research specialisms in Molecular Biology, Ecology, Global Change Biology and Whole Organism Biology.

You’ll have the opportunity to progress from field training in the UK to field research overseas, studying conservation and ecology in South Africa or the biology of alpine settings in Switzerland. In your second year, you’ll also have the option to take our internship module, which not only provides a critical edge of workplace experience but also awards academic credit towards your degree.... [-]


BSc in Computer Games Programming (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

In this dynamic industry, you'll become a multi-skilled programmer, working with both hardware, such as consoles, and software including games engines. You'll use commercial software including C#, C++, UDK, CryEngine, Unity, Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk 3ds Max. Through our membership of the PlayStation First Academic Programme, you’ll also have access to Move.me™ and PlayStation®Mobile(PSM), PlayStation®3 (PS3™) PlayStation®Vita and PlayStation®4 (PS4™). [+]

In this dynamic industry, you'll become a multi-skilled programmer, working with both hardware, such as consoles, and software including games engines. You'll use commercial software including C#, C++, UDK, CryEngine, Unity, Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk 3ds Max. Through our membership of the PlayStation First Academic Programme, you’ll also have access to Move.me™ and PlayStation®Mobile(PSM), PlayStation®3 (PS3™) PlayStation®Vita and PlayStation®4 (PS4™). Benefit from guest lecturers who work within the gaming industry with previous speakers including Richard Lemarchand from Naughty Dog and Lewis Payne from Headstrong Games.

You also have the option to do a year's paid work placement as part of your studies with students previously working for Rockstar Games Lincoln, Codemasters, and Microsoft. You can visit EGX London (formerly Eurogamer expo), Comic-Con London and Digital Bristol, where you'll meet and network with professionals.... [-]


BSc in Computing (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

Develop advanced technical skills, learn to patent your designs and prepare a professional portfolio ready for industry. You’ll work real business briefs on this course – from the development of mobile apps, fly drones and a European MCU rally car, to hardware platforms and mission-critical software. Computing problem solving and software engineering are the focus of this degree. You’ll develop skills in high and low-level languages including C/C++, Java, Python, HTML5 and CSS and will use a range of Agile Methods including Scrum. You’ll present your work in a professional manner, developing an industry-ready portfolio of your projects and achievements. [+]

Develop advanced technical skills, learn to patent your designs and prepare a professional portfolio ready for industry. You’ll work real business briefs on this course – from the development of mobile apps, fly drones and a European MCU rally car, to hardware platforms and mission-critical software. Computing problem solving and software engineering are the focus of this degree. You’ll develop skills in high and low-level languages including C/C++, Java, Python, HTML5 and CSS and will use a range of Agile Methods including Scrum. You’ll present your work in a professional manner, developing an industry-ready portfolio of your projects and achievements.

From the beginning of the course, you'll work on real-life projects. Students have recently built mobile apps for businesses as well as a card-based visitor information system. From your second year onwards, you'll be supported to pursue your own paid freelance work to develop your experience and portfolio. You'll also have the opportunity to travel to Germany to race your own-built line-tracing robotic car in the European Renesas MCU Car Rally. The MCU Car Rally is held as part of the Embedded World event in connection with AND Technology Research Ltd and Renesas Electronics.... [-]


BSc in Criminology (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham

Our course has an applied focus, with opportunities to work with the police and to investigate. You'll engage with the everyday experiences of dealing with crime: the impacts on the victim, the implications for society, forensic investigation, policing in the community, the workings of the criminal justice system, and approaches to preventing and deterring criminal behavior. Explore the causes and implications of different types of crime, including environmental crime, homicide, terrorism, organized crime, domestic violence and crimes against humanity. [+]

Our course has an applied focus, with opportunities to work with the police and to investigate. You'll engage with the everyday experiences of dealing with crime: the impacts on the victim, the implications for society, forensic investigation, policing in the community, the workings of the criminal justice system, and approaches to preventing and deterring criminal behavior. Explore the causes and implications of different types of crime, including environmental crime, homicide, terrorism, organized crime, domestic violence and crimes against humanity.

You’ll investigate mock crime scenes, collecting and analyzing evidence and discovering how it is presented in court. You will have access to a forensic interviewing suite and virtual reality equipment to study issues such as the reliability of eye-witness testimony. Our lecturers include a leading expert who advises the police on domestic violence and homicide and makes regular media appearance including BBC One’s Panorama.... [-]


BSc in Cyber and Computer Security (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

Work on live business cases to defend against cyber security risks. You will study the cyber environments of banks, high-security digital environments like GCHQ, e-commerce and social media platforms, graduating well-equipped to protect cyber environments across business sectors. [+]

Work on live business cases to defend against cybersecurity risks. You will study the cyber environments of banks, high-security digital environments like GCHQ, e-commerce and social media platforms, graduating well-equipped to protect cyber environments across business sectors. If you choose the four-year study option, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement. Our students have recently worked at IBM Security, Hewlett-Packard, and Intel.

You’ll learn to identify security breaches and implement solutions using the latest industry tools and techniques. Through hands-on experience of analyzing secure networks and websites, you’ll develop skills around penetration testing, malware identification, and ethical hacking. From network design (the physical securing of network components) and operating systems security with a focus on Windows, MAC OS, and Linux, to information security (keeping cyber information secure in a business environment), you will graduate well prepared for your next step.... [-]


BSc in Psychology (Hons)

Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

From the neuroscience of behavior to the social construction of reality, this degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for careers in psychology and beyond. Our psychology degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society, and so is your first step towards becoming a chartered psychologist working in areas such as forensic, occupational and clinical psychology. The abilities you develop will also serve you well in related areas such as teaching, human resources, health and social care, and research. [+]

From the neuroscience of behavior to the social construction of reality, this degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for careers in psychology and beyond.

Our psychology degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society, and so is your first step towards becoming a chartered psychologist working in areas such as forensic, occupational and clinical psychology. The abilities you develop will also serve you well in related areas such as teaching, human resources, health and social care, and research.

You’ll have opportunities to examine topics such as what brain events occur during a phobic reaction, how to maintain psychological well-being, and why some people are psychopaths. In your first year, you’ll cover the core conceptual frameworks in psychology, how to investigate psychological questions and ways that psychology can help us in everyday life. In your second and third years, you’ll choose from a range of specialist modules including Forensic Psychology, Psychology of Wellbeing, Psychology of Gender and Sexuality, and Cognitive Neuroscience.... [-]


BSc in Sports Coaching (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester

Develop your expertise in sports coaching as well as sports science areas that support effective coachings such as performance analysis, biomechanics and psychology. Learn from lecturers who are sports coaches, working with partners such as GB Rowing, British Equestrian, GB Paralympic squads, and the England and Wales Cricket Board. [+]

Develop your expertise in sports coaching as well as sports science areas that support effective coaching such as performance analysis, biomechanics and psychology. Learn from lecturers who are sports coaches, working with partners such as GB Rowing, British Equestrian, GB Paralympic squads, and the England and Wales Cricket Board.

You’ll develop advanced coaching skills across a range of sporting areas, with the ability to pursue one sporting area or coach across multi-sports in professional performance or community contexts. If you want to graduate as a qualified coach, you can complete National Governing Body UK Coaching Certificates (levels 1, 2 and 3) alongside your studies.... [-]


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