Wiltshire College Higher Education Presentation

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2015 entry
Why Wiltshire College?
Experience for life - the opportunity to:
• Grow in confidence in a safe, supported environment
• Develop links with employers – all degrees are work related
• Access University facilities
• Be part of a community of over 900 degree level students
Degrees on your doorstep - great opportunities
close to home:
• Save on travelling costs
• Save on accommodation and living costs
• Remain close to family and friends
Why Wiltshire College?
As a student you will benefit from:
• High success rates - 90% achieving qualification
• QAA (Quality Assurance Agency) - “small group teaching with
excellent student support”
• High quality advice and guidance
• Progression - 74% securing related employment
Specialist vocational courses
• full and part-time – all work related
• national reputation for excellence
- especially in Creative / Media / Design sectors
• awarded by leading universities
University Partners
• The University of Bath - Technology, Social Work
and Science based
• Bath Spa University - Creative Arts, Fashion and
Teacher Education
• Bournemouth University - Media courses (Photography/Film)
• Royal Agricultural College - Land based courses
• Greenwich University - distance learning teacher education
• Pearson Edexcel - a range of HNC/HNDs
University partners bring:• Best academic fit
• Expertise
• Resources
• Quality assure
Over 20 degree level Programmes,
Foundation Degrees:
Agricultural Management (L)
Animal Science and Management (L)
Applied Computing (C,S)
Applied Art and Design (S,T)
Motorsport Engineering (CC)
Humanistic Counselling (L) part time only
Creative Digital Media (C)
Education Studies for Teaching Assistants (S)
Early Years and Childhood Studies (T)
Rural Environmental Management (L)
Over 20 degree level Programmes,
BSc (Hons) Animal Science and Management (L)
BSc (Hons) Applied Computing (C)
BA (Hons) Fashion and Textiles (S)
BA (Hons) Film Production and Cinematography (S)
BSc (Hons) Motorsport Engineering (CC)
BSc (Hons) Social Work (T)
BA (Hons) Creative Digital Media (C)
BA (Hons) Photography (S)
BA (Hons) Early Years Care and Education (T)
Over 20 degree level Programmes,
HNC/D Electrical Engineering (C)
HNC/D Mechanical Engineering (C)
HNC/D Business (C)
HND Criminal Justice (C)
HND Health and Social Care (T)
HND Agricultural Engineering (L)
HND Equine Management (L)
HND Sports Development and Coaching (C)
Entry Requirements
Foundation Degree = 120 - 160 UCAS points
BA (Hons) / BSc (Hons) = 200 - 340 UCAS points
HNC = 80 - 120 UCAS points
HND = 120 – 160 UCAS points
• Refer to Course Information Sheets at
• UCAS tariff system –
• Relevant experience
• Fees vary according to the Awarding
University (please check fees are still current)
• HND’s - £4,500 per year
• Foundation Degrees - £5,950 to £7,500
• Degrees - £7,500 to £8,200
More information can be found at www.wiltshire.ac.uk
Student Loans
Both full and part time courses are now eligible for loans from
the student finance company – more details available at
How To Apply For a University Level Course
September 2013 entry
• Foundation and full Degree courses
- UCAS apply
• Part-time courses – request HE Application form
• UCAS applications – from 1 September 2014
• Closing date – 15 January 2054
• Late applications – until 30 June 2015
• Apply early
• Personal Statement
On-site accommodation is available on
both our Lackham and Salisbury campuses.
The Accommodation Manager can provide
help with finding off-site accommodation.
Come and Visit Us
University Level Open Events
• Salisbury campus HE open day in June
• Other campuses from September
• Dates are posted on our website:www.wiltshire.ac.uk
• Information distributed to schools
Wiltshire College
Useful Contacts
HE Admissions Team
T: 01249 466806 or [email protected]
Accommodation Manager
T: 01249 466876
Learning Support Manager
T: 01225 756424
Information on student support available at