Uniformed and Public Services, BA (Hons)

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This course will help you realise you ambition of working for the ambulance, fire, police, rescue or prison services, in the Army, Navy or RAF, or in related roles such as in local government or education. It has been developed with input from employers in the sector and provides all of the key skills and knowledge required to begin your … Read More

Games and Animation Production, BA (Hons)

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UCW Games and animation production FdSc

This unique Foundation Degree in Games and Animation Production is designed to equip you with the broad range of tools and skills necessary for a career in animation and game production, one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting areas of the creative arts.

Engineering Degree Apprenticeships

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UCW Aerospace Engineering Manufacturing, FdSc

Degree Apprenticeships are a great new way for employers to upskill existing members of staff with degree-level skills and knowledge in the key areas needed to grow their businesses. They combine full-time paid work with part-time academic study and, when completed, result in the apprentice being awarded an Honours Degree at Level 6. The engineering courses at UCW are delivered … Read More

Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Production, BA (Hons)

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With so many film, television and theatrical productions, music events, photoshoots and fashion shows here in the South West, there is a real need for talented production artists and designers with a flair for bringing ideas to life. This course can help you start or progress your career in hairstyling, cosmetics, prosthetics and special effects roles by providing you with the opportunity to enhance your technique alongside studies … Read More

Professional Music Performance and Production, BA (Hons)

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This practical course has been designed to help students realise their ambition of working in the music industry, which contributed £4.5 billion to the UK economy in 2017 and supports more than 145,000 jobs in a range of roles. It provides lots of opportunities for performance, including the Music Showcase we host every year as part of our Festival of Creativity. You will have plenty of … Read More

Performing Arts, BA (Hons)

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This intensive and exciting programme encompasses practice in the variety of performance areas expected of versatile practitioners in today’s performing arts industry, alongside a theoretical exploration of classical and contemporary repertoires. Your technical skills in areas including acting, movement and voice will be developed across all three years of the programme, with a focus on imaginative and meaningful performances at … Read More

Access to Higher Education Diplomas


Graduation, Access to higher education diploma, UCW students

At UCW, we believe that everyone should be able to achieve their ambitions through higher education. These Access to Higher Education Diplomas, delivered in partnership with Weston College at Knightstone Campus, have been developed to prepare students for degree-level study. The courses provide the study skills and qualifications you’ll need to be able to apply for higher education, with many having … Read More

Dance for Commercial Performance, BA (Hons)

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UCW’s Professional and Commercial Dance and Film and Media Arts Production degrees, music video shoot

This course will help you realise your ambition of working as a dancer or choreographer or in related roles such as in dance education by providing advanced practical skills and techniques alongside the commercial awareness and academic knowledge you’ll need for employment or postgraduate study. You’ll get numerous opportunities to perform in professional venues and in digital productions to demonstrate … Read More

Engineering, HNC


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This course provides studies in fundamental engineering principles alongside work-based learning and offers students the chance to specialise in either Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Operations Engineering. Regardless of the pathway, though, you’ll benefit from the UCW approach of combining academic study in areas including project design and management, mathematics and engineering science with practical learning through site … Read More

Biological Laboratory Sciences, FdSc


The course provides all of the practical skills needed for working in a laboratory, including preparing solutions, chemical handling and working with state-of-the-art laboratory instruments, and you’ll also undertake nutritional, chemical and microbiological analysis of food, air, soil and water, and investigate chemical synthesis, gene cloning, protein analysis and other microbiological techniques. From an academic perspective, you’ll study the key environmental and biological principles that govern the natural … Read More