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Business Leaders of Tomorrow2703Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Special Educational Needs & Inclusion14641<p>This programme is designed for anyone wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of issues relating to special educational needs and inclusion at Master’s level, including practitioners working with children, young people and adults in a range of different contexts. Some modules may require people to be working in practice. Our courses are flexible and suit the needs of professionals working at different stages of their career and in different contexts. We can also offer bespoke training packages for a variety of educational settings.</p><h2>Benefits of postgraduate study</h2><p>Student evaluations are very positive and the benefits noted are&#58;</p><ul><li><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">the opportunity to refresh their practice in light of new learning and develop confidence in addressing new challenges</span><br></li><li><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">developing networks which connect professionals working in different settings with each other and with research sources, for example&#160;through web-based learning and virtual learning environments</span><br></li><li><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">supporting professionals in inspiring and leading change</span><br></li><li><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">assisting the career development of participants into senior leadership roles</span><br></li></ul><h2>​Programmes of study<br></h2><p>The course comprises three awards which can build to a MA Special Educational Needs and Inclusion&#58;</p><ul><li><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">Certificate in Postgraduate Special Educational Needs and In</span><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">clusion (60 CATs Masters level)</span><br></li><li><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">Postgraduate Diploma in Education Special Educational Needs and Inclusion (120 CATs Masters level)</span><br></li><li><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">Master Special Educational Needs and Inclusion (180 CATs Masters leve</span><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">l)</span><br></li></ul><h2>Tutors</h2><p>All modules are taught by tutors with extensive experience in teaching and who have national and international reputations for their research and publications.</p><h2>How you study</h2><p>A key strength of our programme is our blended learning approach. This provides the opportunity to learn collaboratively both face to face and online. Our integrated learning environment provides access to course materials and to a well-resourced library enabling students to access e-books and electronic journals from home.</p><h2>Assessment</h2><p>Assessment procedures are flexible and sensitive to either personal interests or existing professional workloads. Assignments are usually based on aspects of work currently on going in our participants’ own professional context. There are no exams.<span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">&#160;</span></p>MAPostgraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Mechanical Engineering58006<p>​The course offers the option of a year’s university-supported industrial placement between stages two and three, allowing you to practice your theoretical knowledge before coming back for Stage three. The additional MEng stage to the course gives students extra, more in depth experience of engineering principles as well as allowing you to fully demonstrate your understanding in the substantial individual research project undertaken during Stage four. We also offer this programme without the integrated postgraduate stage.</p>BEng (Hons) / MEngH308Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Transpersonal Psychology and Consciousness Studies2244<p>Transpersonal Psychology and Consciousness Studies is an emerging new field within psychology.</p>PgDipPostgraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Child Nursing3829<p><strong>Do you want to pursue a career in children's nursing?</strong></p> <p><strong>Are you caring enough? </strong></p> <p>Care defines all that we do as children's nurses, to care is to make a difference to someone's day - to find&#160;out how they are feeling and to ensure the child and family feel safe and supported in a vulnerable environment. </p> <p><strong>Are you compassionate about children's nursing as a career choice? </strong></p> <p>Compassion is how care is given through relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity. The expression of compassion is central in terms of how children and their families view their care. </p> <p><strong>Can you become competent? </strong></p> <p>Competence in children's nursing means you must have the ability to understand a child's health and social needs and the expertise, clinical and technical knowledge to deliver effective care and treatments based on the latest research and evidence. </p> <p><strong>Are you a good communicator? </strong></p> <p>Communication is the corner stone of effective children's nursing, it put's the child or young person in the middle of everything we do. Listening is equally important and is central to successful caring relationships and for effective team working within our own and other disciplines. </p> <p><strong>Are you brave enough? </strong></p> <p>Courage is about speaking up when things don't seem right to advocate for children and families, it is also about the courage to create new ideas and deliver innovative practice. </p> <p><strong>Are you committed enough? </strong></p> <p>Commitment is about being in it for the journey alongside that child and family and working towards improving the experience for the children and families in your care and committing to a better future for all. </p> <p>If your answer is yes to each of these questions we would love to meet you!</p> <p><strong>For further information, </strong><strong>please contact Gail Reoch on 01604 892326, or </strong><a href="mailto&#58;gail.reoch@northampton.ac.uk"><strong>gail.reoch@northampton.ac.uk</strong></a></p>BSc (Hons)B702Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Human Geography (Joint Honours)854<p> </p> <div class="snippet"><iframe width="300" height="169" frameborder="0" align="right" src="http&#58;//www.youtube.com/embed/EUVv0g79_Hg"></iframe></div> <div> <p>This programme will provide enjoyable and challenging training in Human Geography, focusing upon core skills and concepts and application of these in a range of settings. Students gain an understanding of the basic concepts, skills and methods of geographical enquiry and the application of these to themes, issues and debates in the social, cultural, political, economic and natural environments.</p> <p>The programme offers a dedicated employability module and an optional field trip.&#160;This is currently to South-West USA (Las Vegas, Arizona, Utah), where students explore issues related to tourism and resource management.</p> </div> <p> </p>BA/BSc (Hons)Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
International Tourism Management (top-up) BA (Hons)2203<p>This programme is designed to enable holders of HND/FdA Travel and Tourism Management qualifications (or similar UK and international qualifications) to gain a full honours degree in just one year. It is accredited by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI) and the Tourism Society, the professional bodies for tourism management in the UK. </p>BA (Hons)N800Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Applied Animal Studies2311<p>The programme aims to equip students for a career in the animal industry. Students will be taught the basic principles of animal science with advanced modules covering the more specialised areas of zoo management, animal behaviour, animal conservation, animal welfare, animal health and animal science.</p> <p>Delivered in partnership with <a href="http&#58;//www.moulton.ac.uk/">Moulton College</a>, students will work at the college for the majority of their study time.​</p> <p><a href="http&#58;//www.moulton.ac.uk/"><img class="float_left" alt="Moulton College logo" src="/images/Moulton_course_info.jpg" /></a> <br></p> <p> &#160;</p>BSc (Hons)D300Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Law (two-year intensive)2315<p>This two-year intensive degree has Qualifying Law Degree status providing exemption from the academic stage of qualification for both branches of the legal profession, making it ideal for those intending to qualify as a solicitor or barrister. This intensive LLB allows you to condense three years of study into two years, accelerating your career development.</p><p>You will also benefit from court and prison visits, a dedicated Moot Room for moots and mock trials and a recently refurbished Law and Criminal Justice block. The Law team has strong links with the local legal profession and visiting law firms and barristers provide you with career advice. In addition, mentors from Shoosmiths are linked with students for an academic year.</p> LLB (Hons)M101Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Agriculture2592<p>This programme is designed to develop knowledge, understanding and foster practical skills required to work in the agricultural industry at an operational and managerial level. Students will typically learn about farming systems, modern advances in agricultural science, farm diversification, global food production and farm business management.&#160;</p> <p>Delivered in partnership with <a href="http&#58;//www.moulton.ac.uk/">Moulton College</a>.</p> <p> <a href="http&#58;//www.moulton.ac.uk/"><img class="float_left" alt="Moulton College logo" src="/images/Moulton_course_info.jpg" /></a><br>&#160;</p>FdScD400Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse

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