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Psychology (Criminal Psychology) HE Credits

This short course will introduce the student to some aspects of criminal psychology. It will examine crime, various individual and social causes of crime, and relationship between mental illness and crime.

  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Information Technology and Multimedia (Online Marketing including Social Media) HE Credits

The course introduces general marketing principles and the contemporary application of them to online marketing, including the use of social media and a range of channels including mobile devices.

  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Philosophy (Exploring Consciousness) HE Credits

The module will explore topics such as near-death experiences, deathbed visions, spiritual emergence, the fine line between mysticism and madness, ancient shamanistic practices and holotropic states of consciousness. It will discuss how new scientific research into these experiences is leading to a new understanding of consciousness and the possibility of consciousness being non-local.

  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
English Creative Writing and Literature (Poetry: Forms and Themes) HE Credits

This module examines the craft of writing poetry, through the discussion of form and theme. Using the poetry of others as a guide, you will have the opportunity to apply the same techniques to your own writing.

  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Psychology (Psychology of the Media) HE Credits

This module will look at Psychology as a science of mind and behaviour, explaining psychological development in terms of psychological theories.

  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Spanish (stage 3, part 2) HE Credits

The course will enable students to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Students will learn to deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.

  • Duration of training: 11 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Japanese (stage 4, part 1) HE Credits

Understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.

  • Duration of training: 11 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Egyptology (Egyptian History The Eighteenth Dynasty) HE Credits

To the modern visitor to Egypt, it appears that the ancient Egyptians were obsessed with two things; death and religion. Learn to identify the many Egyptian deities and gain an understanding of the various myths and an awareness of the major temple sites in Egypt.

  • Duration of training: 12 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Spanish (stage 1, part 2) HE Credits

The course will enable students to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Students will learn to introduce themself and others and ask and answer questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know and things tehy have.

  • Duration of training: 11 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Counselling (Counselling in Context ii) HE Credits

This is a 10-week Level 4 module which is designed to enable students who have completed an introductory course at Level 3 to expand their knowledge. Issues relating to a wide range of diversities including race, gender, social class, and sexual orientation are studied, and the impact of these on a person's identity and sense of self.

  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
History (Visual Arts of the Ancient World) HE Credits

An introduction to the art of the ancient world, from the cave paintings of Europe to ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome, concluding with the dark ages of Europe.

  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Information Technology and Multimedia (Photoshop 2) HE Credits

Further techniques including filters, layering, blending, channels, colour controls, texture and lighting effects actions and image stitching. (Using Adobe Photoshop or Elements).

  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
History (Know Your Place ii An Introduction to the Local Community) HE Credits

This module aims to introduce a number of key research themes relating to the local history of the community. It also includes an analysis of recent research developments in the history and archaeology of the local community and how they have impacted on it.

  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
French (stage 1, part 2) HE Credits

The course will enable students to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Students will learn to introduce theirself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know and things you have.

  • Duration of training: 11 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Counselling (Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, part 2) HE Credits

This module follows on from introduction to CBT part 1 (DAF1026). It expands on the theoretical basis from part 1.

  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
German (stage 2, part 2) HE Credits

Understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g.

  • Duration of training: 11 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Philosophy (The Great Thinkers) HE Credits

This subject introduces some of the central themes of western philosophy through several classic texts, including some or all of the following: Plato on moral ideas; Aristotle on poetry and philosophy; Descartes on knowledge and the nature of the mind; Burke, Hume and Kant on aesthetics; Hume, Marx and Wittgenstein on religious belief.

  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Information Technology and Multimedia (Desk Top Publishing) HE Credits

Students develop skills in design, layout and typography, using desk top publishing software to create in-house flyers, newsletters, business cards, menus and brochures.

  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Information Technology and Multimedia (Management of Dynamic Websites) HE Credits

Students on this course learn how to manage open source software and publishing virtually and remotely.

  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
History (Further Steps in Family History) HE Credits

The module will look at the methodology and research practices involved in tracing a person's family tree. A variety of sources will be used including registers, records and government statistics.

  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
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