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Bath Spa University Foundation Degrees with our partners in education 54 / 55City of Bath College-UCAS campus code E Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP Tel: (01225) 312191 email: FdA Digital Design FdA Early Years FdA Fashion and Textile Design Skills FdA Heritage Management FdA Music Production City of Bristol College- UCAS campus code J Ashley Down Centre Ashley Down Road Bristol, BS7 9BU Tel: (0117) 312 5000 email: FdA Early Years Note - Applications for the Foundation Degree are through City of Bristol College - UCAS code C63 New College, Swindon- UCAS campus code L New College Drive Swindon, SN3 1AH Tel: (01793) 611470 email: FdA Early Years FdA Education Studies for Teaching Assistants Year 1 Combined Awards: English/ Sociology/Psychology Norton Radstock College- UCAS campus code N South Hill Park Radstock, BA3 3RW Tel: (01761) 433161 email: courses@ FdA Education Studies for Teaching Assistants FdA Management and Management Systems FdSc Health and Social Care Management Weston College -UCAS campus code C Knightstone Road Weston-Super-Mare BS23 2AL Tel: (01934) 411411 email: enquiries@ FdA Early Years FdA Performing Arts FdA Applied Art and Design FdA Graphic Design FdA Popular Music FdA Music Production FdA Musical Theatre FdSc Counselling BA(Hons) Creative Industries: Graphic Design (Work-based) 'top-up' year BA(Hons) Applied Art and Design (Work-based) 'top-up' year BA(Hons) Early Years Education (Work-Based) 'top-up' year FdSc Tourism Management Wiltshire College- UCAS campus code W Wiltshire CollegeTrowbridge College Road Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 0ES Tel: (01225) 766241 email: FdA Applied Art and Design UCAS campus code DWiltshire College Salisbury Southampton Road, Salisbury Wiltshire, SP1 2LW Tel: (01722) 344344 FdA Education Studies for Teaching Assistants FdA Applied Art and DesignBristol Institute of Modern Music- UCAS campus code M 25 King Square, Bristol BS2 8JN Tel: 08442 646666 email: FdA Professional Musicianship Circomedia -UCAS campus code H Britannia Road Kingswood, Bristol |BS15 8DB Tel: 0117 9477288 email info@ FdA Contemporary Circus and Physical Performance GloucesterBathWeston-super-mareCardiffRadstockTrowbridgeSwindonSalisburySouthamptonOxfordExeterBristol City of Bristol College Bristol Institute of Modern Music Circomedia City of Bath College Wiltshire College New College, Swindon Weston College Norton Radstock College Wiltshire College

01 Bath Spa University Foundation Degrees with our partners in education Art and DesignCourses located at: Weston College; Wiltshire CollegeFoundation Degree (FdA) CounsellingCourse located at: Weston College Foundation Degree (FdSc) Contemporary Circus and Physical PerformanceCourse located at: Circomedia, BristolFoundation Degree (FdA)UCAS CodeApplied Art and DesignWWC2Entry CriteriaTypical offers160-200 UCAS Tariff points (eg BC; CD+ ASc), from art, design or media preferred. See page 20Course InformationCourse locationWeston College, Weston-super-Mare (UCAS Campus code C); Wiltshire College, Trowbridge (UCAS Campus code W); Wiltshire College, Salisbury (UCAS Campus code d)Course length2 years full-time; part-time availableMore CodeContemporary Circus and Physical PerformanceW900Entry CriteriaTypical offers160-200 UCAS Tariff points (eg BC; CD+AS c) with minimum 80 points from drama, dance or theatre studies. Entry is by audition only. See page 20Course InformationCourse locationCircomedia in Bristol(UCAS Campus code H)Course length2 years full-timeMore informationwww.circomedia.comUCAS CodeCounsellingB940 Entry CriteriaTypical offersYou should have successfully completed a Counselling Skills Certificate, have an understanding of the use of counselling skills within the work environment and have a level of maturity which allows you to use your life experiences to enhance your learning. Minimum 80 UCAS Tariff points gained from a level 3 course, for example BTEC National Diploma (MM). Or an Advanced Certificate in Counselling. Entry CriteriaPlease be aware that you will be required to complete a new Criminal Records Bureau Enhanced Disclosure application through Bath Spa University as part of the admissions process for this course. See page 20 Course InformationCourse LocationWeston College, Weston-super-Mare (UCAS Campus code C)Course length3 years part-timeMore choose this course? The Foundation Degree in Counselling aims to meet the increased demand for capable practitioners in the Counselling field. The course is delivered in partnership with Weston College in Weston-super-Mare, where you will be based. All modules in the Foundation Degree have practice-based and academic elements - the development and integration of your academic and practical aptitudes are essential aspects of this degree. We are interested in students' personal development and will provide support for this. About the course Counselling covers a diverse range of subject areas linking to psychology, provision. The counselling training provision at Weston College is firmly rooted in the Humanistic School of Thought and students are trained in Person Centred Counselling integrating related philosophical directions, such as Phenomenology, Existentialism and Gestalt Theory. We offer students a solid foundation in the contemporary debate of humanistic counselling traditions.ModulesWork with Self Awareness in an Ethical Framework; Work within a Counselling Relationship; Counselling Practice with Diverse Client Populations; Developing Counselling Theory and Practice; Psychotherapeutic Counselling Theory and Practice; The Independent PractitionerCareers People with a professional counselling qualification work in a great many areas from industry to the prison service to private practice as organisational consultants. Initially most students work with Counselling Agencies to achieve the necessary 450 client-counselling hours, which entitles them to apply for accreditation with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Students who successfully complete the Foundation Degree may be eligible to apply to the final year of an associated degree course. Work based learning and placements form the focus and ethos of this course, which will prepare you for a career as an art and design practitioner. Why choose this course? The Foundation Degree in Applied Art and Design will develop your 2D and 3D skills covering the breadth of applied arts practice including painting, sculpture, ceramics, print making, surface manipulation, creative lens and time-based media. Whilst you develop these skills you will also study business practice, communication and ICT, professional practice and contextual studies. As the course progresses you will develop your 2D or 3D specialisms, and work-based learning will continue to play a pivotal role.About the course The course is based at Weston College, Wiltshire College Trowbridge and Wiltshire College Salisbury (although you will be classed as a Bath Spa student and will have access to the University facilities). There's a strong emphasis on the applied nature of art and design, so that you will be well prepared to move directly into employment or art practice. The vocational focus of the course includes 'live' projects from the creative industries and businesses, outside placements in studios, galleries, museums, foundries and animation companies, and work placements alongside art/ design practitioners. This is a modular course, with modules ranging from 'The Creative Industries' to 'Practical Skills Development' and 'Practical Studio Realisation'. Taught sessions will include lectures, seminars, workshops, demonstrations, tutorials and critiques. Work-based learning alongside art practitioners will take place through a range of external placements, and will help prepare you for employment in the creative industries. You'll be assessed in a variety of ways, including 2D and 3D finished artwork and preparation work (including sketchbooks); essays; seminar presentations; seminar reports, journals and case studies; and practice in the workplace including diary entries, photographic records and/or sound recordings. Careers This is a highly vocational course leading to employment in the creative industries: self employment as an artist/designer/crafts person; gallery/museum administration; community-based art work; prop making for theatre, television or animation companies. On successful completion of the Foundation Degree, you can apply to progress to the third year of the BA (Hons) Creative Arts: Art at Bath Spa University. Alternatively you can apply to the BA (Hons) Applied Art and Design (Work-based). This programme, which is based at Weston College, is available either full-time (one year) or part-time. It allows you to progress from the Foundation Degree to Honours level using the workplace as a learning environment, and you will develop research and project management skills by undertaking a work-based project. A specialist innovative qualification, focused upon producing professional, multidisciplinary performance pioneers.Why choose this course? This two year, full-time course is taught at the internationally renowned circus-theatre school, Circomedia, located in the vibrant city of Bristol. The course uses circus and theatre techniques to create new forms of physical performance. About the course With a central emphasis on practical creativity and breadth of styles rather than intense specialisation, you will locate circus disciplines in their historical and contemporary contexts. You will also learn how to manage yourself as a professional, you'll promote your own work and perform in a range of formats and professional environments. The course is comprised of five main areas:- Specialist Choices (Acrobatics, Aerial, Equilibristics and Manipulation or Physical Theatre)- Performance, Movement, Voice and Creative Studies- Body Training- Complementary Studies - including Practical, Technical and Academic Theory- Practice and Evaluations.In Year 1 you'll discover and develop a solid technical foundation in your chosen skill area. You will explore your own optimum performance range, developing choreographic skills along with an understanding of the cultural and commercial contexts of contemporary circus practice. In Year 2 you will broaden your range of styles, techniques and understanding. You will reinterpret work through different mediums and for different audiences, building up a diverse portfolio of work and creating a specific act or piece of work over an extended period. The course will also develop and professionalise your understanding of the performing arts sector. Upon graduation, you will be well equipped with the industry specific skills necessary to promote and stage your own work and to manage yourselves in a variety of industry contexts. On successful completion of the Foundation Degree, you can apply to progress to the third year of a full BA (Hons) degree (subject to approval). Entry to Year 3 is by interview and is normally restricted to applicants who have completed the Foundation Degree in full.CareersCircomedia has a high success rate of individuals finding professional work. Students have gone on to work solo, set up their own schools and companies, perform on TV and film, and go into teaching.philosophy, health/social care and even business and management studies. These subjects all share a common interest in working with people and understanding 'what makes them tick'. This course covers both theoretical and practical elements, and will develop your understanding, knowledge and skills. The Foundation Degree consists of six modules, which are delivered across three years part-time. This is a practice-based professional qualification and requires placement work and a commitment to personal counselling/psychotherapy. As part of the Foundation Degree, you need to undertake 160 client counselling hours and an additional 50 hours of work-based learning related to service A part-time course providing the understanding, practical skills and theoretical knowledge required for a career in counselling - ideal if your job involves using counselling skills or if you are interested in a career in this area. 01020101 Installing work for Final Public Exhibition01 Aerial performance01 Developing the theory02 Collaborative work