Higher Education In this section Studying higher education Programmes Professional qualifications Higher Apprenticeships Research & Scholarly Activity Student life Top-up degree programmes Foundation degree programmes Our foundation degree programmes FdA Business & Management Part Time This foundation degree will help you to progress your career or get your foot on the management ladder. FdA Business & Management Full Time This programme is continually being reinvented to reflect the dynamic nature of the business and management sector and will help you get your foot on the management ladder. FdA Childhood Studies & Professional Practice Part Time If you work as an early years practitioner, childminder, pre-school leader, or another similar role in the early years sector, you can make the most of the professional development opportunities that this programme offers. FdA Childhood Studies & Professional Practice Full Time If you work as an early years practitioner, childminder, pre-school leader, or another similar role in the early years sector, you can make the most of the professional development opportunities that this programme offers. FdA Counselling Part Time This programme will prepare you to become a professional counsellor and help you to help others cope with a wide variety of problems and issues. FdA Event Management Full Time This exciting programme will help you pursue a career in the rapidly expanding events management industry. FdA Film & Media Production Full Time This film and media production programme is an industry focused qualification that aims to prepare you for work in the film and media industry, in a variety of roles. FdA Graphic Design Part Time This foundation degree will prepare you for employment, or self-employment, as a professional designer. FdA Graphic Design Full Time Delivered by industry experienced staff this programme is designed in partnership with employers and will prepare you for employment, or self-employment, as a professional designer. FdA Heritage & Cultural Tourism Management Full Time This exciting new programme will be taught by industry specialists and tutors with considerable experience in the sector. FdA Hospitality Management Full Time This dynamic programme reflects the current trends and developments within this expanding service sector industry. FdA Housing & Community Studies Part Time If you are already employed as a housing officer, or another similar role in the housing and communities sector, you will be able to benefit from the professional development opportunities that this programme offers. FdA Public & Community Services Full Time The course covers a number of fundamental aspects within the public and community services with the aim of equipping you with the knowledge and skills you will require to pursue a career in this exciting and expanding area. FdA Roots and Popular Music Full Time This exciting new programme is ideal for musicians who want to further their knowledge of roots and popular music. FdA Spa Management Full Time This programme will help you pursue a career in spa therapies and develop your knowledge and skills to become an effective manager in this growth area. FdA Supporting Learning & Teaching Part Time This programme will help you to play an important role in creating a thriving learning environment. FdA Tourism Management Full Time This contemporary programme is taught by industry specialists with considerable experience in the industry. FdA Visual Arts Full Time This course aims to equip you with the knowledge and creative skills required to successfully develop a career within the visual arts. FdSc Applied Business Computing Full Time This programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge to develop and support web-based and commercial systems to an advanced level. FdSc Applied Health & Social Care (Adults) Full Time This programme will give you the knowledge and skills to explore diverse health and social care issues. FdSc Computing with Networking Full Time This programme recognises the massive growth in networks and connectivity driven by the popularity of the internet, in addition to the software systems that run on these networks. FdSc Cyber Security Full Time This programme recognises that security is a vital requirement of computer-based systems, and with the significant growth in the number of security related incidents and threats, the demand for skills in cyber security is growing rapidly.