University Centre In this section Studying higher education Innovate 21 Competition Programmes Foundation degree programmes Top-up degree programmes Masters degree Professional qualifications Higher Apprenticeships North East Institute of Technology Research & Scholarly Activity Student life Academic Registry Services HE Information Our foundation degree programmes 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 Business & Management Part Time This foundation degree will help you to progress your career or get your foot on the management ladder. 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 Early Childhood Studies (0-8 years) Full Time This foundation degree provides a challenging, broad-based, employability led curriculum relevant to the holistic needs of early years and education professionals. 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 programme is an industry focused qualification that aims to prepare you for work in a variety of roles within the film and media industry. 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 Performing Arts Full Time FdA Performing Arts is a performance-based course that aims to prepare you to be successful as a contemporary performer in the performing arts industry. FdA Public & Community Services Full Time This foundation degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge that are in demand by public service and volunteer and community sector employers. 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 Supporting Learning & Teaching Part Time This programme will help you to play an important role in creating a thriving learning environment either in the classroom as a learning support assistant, teaching assistant or another related role in this rewarding sector. FdA Visual Arts Full Time This programme aims to equip you with the knowledge and creative skills required to successfully develop a career within visual arts. FdSc Applied Sport & Exercise Science Full Time Get your career in sport off to the best start with this foundation degree. This programme provides learners with a challenging and high quality teaching experience. FdSc 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 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. FdSc Software Development Full Time This programme responds to the demand for software development skills, and focuses on providing you with the cognitive and intellectual competencies specific to software development roles. FdSc Sports Coaching & Development Full Time This programme aims to provide you with the knowledge, skills and experience to operate independently and successfully within the dynamic area of sports coaching and development. FdSc Supporting Innovation in Health and Social Care Full Time This programme will provide you with the underlying concepts of Health and Social Care and will prepare you for work in the sector.