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WARWICKSHIRE COLLEGE HE Business, Computing and Events

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Warwickshire College

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Transcript of WARWICKSHIRE COLLEGE HE Business, Computing and Events

Welcome to Higher Education
Business, Computing and Event Management
Warwickshire College

Your Future Starts Here!
The Business, Computing and Event Management Industries
The British economy was valued at an estimated £250 billion
The internet is worth £100bn to the UK economy, more than 7% of national income
The UK events industry is worth £36.1bn.
Business includes careers in...
Management within many sectors - Marketing, Human Resources, Accounting
Computing includes careers in...
Web design, Web Management Programming,
Networking, Systems Design

Business Confidence
We support our students by nurturing...
Developing the qualities needed in the modern workplace
Improving your communication skills
Helping you to develop
a positive, confident attitude
Being problem-solvers and
having a strong business-
focused mind
Helping you to understand
how you learn,
not just what you learn
Working on your own and in a team
Increasing access to
entrepreneurial environments
Learning how to manage your time
and be on time
Encouraging ambition
Supportive teaching environment
Small classes
More learning less lecturing
Industry Links
Less fees
Less accommodation costs
Financial benefits
Work Experience
Great Careers Advice
Excellent careers advice and progression routes to full Honours degrees
Teaching & Assessment Methods
Case Studies
Project/event showcase
Role play
Interviewing workplace colleagues
Reflective learning
Written work ( based on your workplace)
Work placement offered in Industry
Additional work experience is welcome
Writing and Research
12 hrs a week minimum ( external research)
Need to be an Detective in your field of study
So much more than a course....
Why a Foundation Degree?
Studying a degree, what to expect?
Event Management includes careers in...
Festivals, Weddings, Celebrations Conferencing, Sporting Events
We have strong links with industry & local entrepreneurs for guest lectures

Abbey Tax Protection
ADL Associates
ASDA Stores Ltd
Belvoir Lettings
Best 4 Business
Brewers Fayre
British Heart Foundation
Bruker UK Ltd
Central Chemical Services
Chiltern Railways
Coventry Building Society
Coventry Rugby Football Club
CSL Roofing
Dylan UK
ElevAero Ltd
Eos Contract Interiors
GE Power Conversion
Gosford Estates
Mawsley Machinery Ltd
OLEO International
Opus VL
Performing Arts Service
Revive UK Ltd
RICS Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
Rinnai UK
Rooftop Housing Group Ltd
Royal Spa Centre
Rugby Borough Council
Silver Training Ltd
Solitaire Office Supplies
Topps Tiles
Trutac Ltd
VOITH Industrial Services Ltd
Warwickshire County Council
Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service
Wolseley UK
Wright Hassall

Avon Valley School
BDR Voice & Data Solutions
Cummins Ltd
First Utility
Handheld UK
Inspection Technologies Ltd
IT Services, Warwickshire College
Mes Systems Ltd
Opus VL
Oxygen Graphics
Prodo Games Ltd
Rhead Group
Rugby Borough Council
St Lawrence C of E Primary School

Often called the ‘Work Ready’ Degree,
Employers are looking for people who are already ‘work ready’ therefore FdA graduates have a real advantage over those with no work experience
Supports experiential learning, i.e. learning from experience and doing
Studied full-time over 2 years
Students complete 400 hours of work experience which normally takes place over a three month period for two days a week
What We Offer...
Ama Events
Arden Hotel & Leisure Club
Beahan Bridalwear & Celebration Services
BID Leamington Ltd
Brandon March Nature Reserve
Cyclists Fighting Cancer
Dallas Burston Polo Club
Essential Events Ltd
Fashion Live Events
Heart of England Conference & Events Centre
Herbert Art Gallery
Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express
JD Wetherspoon
Make My Day Events
Motivation & Marketing Resources Ltd
National Trust Upton House
Owl Marketing
Premier Inn
Revo Developments Ltd
Royal Agricultural Society of England
Stratford Manor Hotel
The Chesford Grange Hotel
The Falstaff Hotel
Warwick Conferences, University of Warwick
Warwick Racecourse
Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance Service
Wethele Manor Farm
Whitbread/Brewers Fayre

One of the biggest changes will be the way that you learn and study.
You will have to take more responsibility for your own learning
become an independent learner
No chasing for late essays or rogue coursework, we are bound by UoG Academic Regulations
You will be expected to read more and reference your reading
Develop good study skills, such as note taking, writing, time management,
Expect to work hard and achieve!
BA Hons Business Administration
BA Hons Top Up Degree in Business, Strategy and Management
BA Hons Top Up Degree in Business and Event Management
BSc Hons Top Up Degree in Computing, Strategy and Management
Honours Degrees
Business placements

Event Management placements
Computing placements
Foundation Degrees
Event Management
Business and Management
Business and Accounting*
Business and Enterprise*
Computing Management
Administration and Business Support
Why a Honours Degree?
Our Honours Degree are the equivalent to a full academic degree
Validated through the University of Gloucestershire
Entrance onto the Top Up Degree is either through a Foundation Degree or HND in a relevant subject
BA Hons = Bachelor of Arts
BSc Hons = Bachelor of Science

Why Us?
We are big….but we care…!
Our promise to...
put the learner first
deliver high quality,
promote a fair, open and respectful culture
Grade 1 Business and Computing for 25,000 students and nearly 2,000 staff
6 main sites - RLS, MM, Rugby, Trident, Henley, Pershore
Learning Resources Centre
E-Library, Journals, Databases
Leisure Facilities
Virtual Learning Environment
With our Learning Channel you can:
Submit your work from home
View your results and feedback any time you want
Gain access to resources any time, such as class lectures, web site addresses, articles etc
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