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FdSc Adventure Leadership

This foundation degree focuses on outdoor adventure sports, and provides you with valuable practical experience, enabling you to pursue a variety of careers in this thrilling sector. The course also…

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FdSc Animal Science

This is a wide ranging foundation degree that incorporates contemporary issues in the animal science sector, including animal behaviour, welfare, sustainability and conservation. The course focuses on enhancing your employability…

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BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Science

This course is a top-up to convert the FdSc Animal Science degree (or a foundation degree in a similar subject area such as animal management, welfare or conservation) into a…

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Applied arts students.
FdA Applied Arts*

*The programme is subject to approval. This foundation degree is a practical exploration of the applied arts, where you will have the opportunity to develop diverse creative skills within drawing,…

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FdSc Biosciences

This programme has been accredited by the Royal Society of Biology following an independent and rigorous assessment. Accredited foundation degree programmes contain a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and…

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HNC Business

The HNC Business programme provides a challenging yet rewarding curriculum which addresses major concepts, values, principles and rules within the business, leadership and management environment. Staff qualified in a range…

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FdA Business and Management

This foundation degree will equip you with the skills to progress and succeed in a variety of careers within business, providing you with experience in disciplines such as finance, management…

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BA (Hons) Child Development and Education

This course is a top-up to convert the FdA Early Years Care and Education degree (or similar) into a full Honours Degree. The course consolidates the skills and knowledge you…

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FdA Children, Young People and Community Practice*

*This programme is subject to approval. This programme is aimed at those wishing to work in a social care context with children, young people and their families, to achieve positive…

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FdSc / HNC Civil and Coastal Engineering

Civil engineers will play an integral role in the development of civil infrastructure in the coming years, drawing upon their knowledge to combat the issues presented by growing populations, increased…

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BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering

This course is a top-up to the FdSc Civil & Coastal Engineering (or similar) into a full honours degree. The course consolidates the skills and knowledge you have previously acquired…

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Adventure sports students on the water.
BSc (Hons) Coaching (Outdoor Leadership)

This course has been designed for those who have a background and experience in coaching and leadership, who aspire to develop an advanced skillset and work in the sports or…

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Coaching sports performance and development students in the gym.
BSc (Hons) Coaching (Sports Performance and Development)

This course has been designed for those who have a background and experience in coaching and leadership, who aspire to develop an advanced skillset and work in the sports or…

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Community health and well being students.
FdSc Community Health and Wellbeing

The need to educate people in improving their health and preventing disease has never been greater, with the promotion of health and wellbeing high on the government agenda to address…

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FdSc Computing

In the current digitally dependent global economy, it is predicted that the digital skills shortage will continue to worsen, requiring new and talented individuals in various sectors such as cybersecurity,…

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FdA Creative Digital Design*

*This programme is subject to approval. This foundation degree has been designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable you to play a significant role in…

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Criminology and psychology students at University Centre South Devon.
FdSc Criminology and Psychology

This foundation degree has been designed to develop your understanding of the nature of crime, society and human behaviour. You will study a range of disciplines, including criminology, psychology, criminal…

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Digital and technology solutions student working on the computer.
BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions

This practical, hands-on programme gives you a solid core of Digital and IT expertise that is totally applicable to needs of industry today. Apprentices obtain a full honours degree alongside…

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FdA Digital Marketing

For September 2019 entry only With digital platforms and mediums continuing to have an increasing impact on our cultural and personal lives, there are more ways than ever before for…

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BTEC Diploma in Education and Training

The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is a teaching qualification that has a teaching/training practice requirement. It is an ‘in-service’ qualification designed if you are working or wishing…

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Child development students sat around a table.
FdA Early Years Care and Education

This foundation degree has been designed to provide you with a broad understanding of early years theory and practice, giving you an insight into cultural and contextual changes that influence…

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BA (Hons) Education, Development and Society

This top-up year will enhance your understanding of the psychological and sociological factors that impact upon education and development. Students completing this programme may be able to progress successfully on…

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Robotics student.
FdSc / HNC Electronics and Robotic Control Engineering

Technology and robotics are set to drastically alter the national job market over the next few decades, as automated systems become more advanced and take on a greater role across…

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Enhanced care work students.
HNC Enhanced Care Work

This HNC focuses on the social care sector, and provides you with valuable practical experience, enabling you to pursue a variety of careers in this highly demanded and versatile landscape….

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BSc (Hons) Enhanced Integrated Care

This course is a top-up to convert the FdSc Healthcare Practice degree (or similar) into a full honours degree. The course will enable you to strengthen your existing theoretical and…

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FdA Fashion with Textiles

This foundation degree is a practical exploration of creative fashion and textiles design, where you will develop skills relating to art, fashion, design, visualisation, pattern construction, texture, surface and printed…

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FdA Film and Photography

This foundation degree has been designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills that will enable you to play a significant role in the rapidly expanding digital and…

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FdA Games and Interactive Design

This foundation degree concentrates on the technical and artistic use of digital interactive technologies to create games and mobile apps. It provides you with access to a range of software…

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FdSc Healthcare Practice (Assistant Practitioner)

This foundation degree is designed to provide you with a direct route to becoming an Assistant Practitioner within the NHS or other health and care organisation, or alternatively form the…

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FdA History with English

The foundation degree in History with English is a unique, bespoke, innovative programme designed with a strong emphasis on the local area, local history and local industry which will enable…

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FdA Illustration Arts

This foundation degree will provide you with a broad range of creative skills that will enable you to become an independent and capable illustrator. It will address the practical and…

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FdSc Law

This foundation degree will provide you with the strong understanding of the law, focusing on either law within the business environment or in relation to criminology and criminal justice, depending…

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BA (Hons) Leadership and Management

This degree is a third year top-up, designed as a progression route for students who have successfully completed the FdA Business and Management, and other suitable foundation degree programmes ….

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Electronic and Embedded Control Engineering student.
FdSc / HNC Manufacturing and Mechatronic Engineering

This engineering qualification will prepare you to join the growing world of technology by developing the skills you’ll need to succeed and enhancing your career prospects. The programme has been…

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FdSc / HNC Marine Technologies

This foundation degree has been designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in Naval Architecture, advanced Marine Engineering and utilises South Devon College’s unique facilities and…

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FdSc / HNC Professional Practice in Construction Operations Management

This Higher Apprenticeship is a work-based learning programme, which has been designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge that are essential for a career in construction operations management,…

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FdSc Psychology with Sociology

You will gain an understanding of how human thoughts, feelings and behaviours are influenced by a wide range of biological, environmental and social factors. In sociology, significant local and global…

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FdSc Sports Coaching and Fitness

The programme will have a more industry focused Coaching and Fitness development flavour to better equip you with the specialist skills and knowledge necessary to excel within the dynamic sport…

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FdSc Sustainable Construction and the Built Environment

This Foundation Degree, which incorporates a Higher National Certificate (HNC), has been designed to provide you with the essential skills for working in the multi-disciplined construction sector. There is a…

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FdA Teaching and Learning

This Foundation Degree is focused on the teaching and learning of children and young people, aged up to 25 years old. It will develop your awareness of current educational issues…

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FdA Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management

This course provides you with many stimulating opportunities. The nature of the tourism, hospitality and events industries is reflected in the style of teaching and learning. Key lectures are heavily…

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Yacht operations student.
FdSc Yacht Operations

This is a unique, industry-driven foundation degree designed to prepare you for employment within the marine sector. The course combines recognised practical qualifications with academic study, and equips you with…

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