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Full Time Complementary Therapy Foundation Degree (FdSc)

St Helens College

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Complementary Therapy Foundation Degree (FdSc) (Full and Part Time) Foundation Degree (Levels 4 and 5) Programme Code: ABHCT Awarding Body: Subject to validation Related Programme Areas: BEAUTY HIGHER EDUCATION COMPLEMENTARY THERAPY Who is the programme for? This Foundation Degree is for suitably qualified people with an interest in complementary therapies and aims to meet the rising demand in the complementary therapy field. The programme has been specifically designed to provide people with advanced knowledge and experience of the practical and theoretical expertise required in this ever developing industry. Progression into the clinical field will be enhanced through this programme. What will I study? You will study the following modules: Stone Therapy Advanced Aromatherapy Clinical Reflexology Anatomy and Physiology Nutrition Stress Management Professional Health and Safety Practices Personal and Academic Development Research Techniques Work Based Learning Botanical and Flower Chemistry Mentoring and Supervision Foundation Aromatherapy Foundation Reflexology Entry to the Programme? How is it assessed? There are a number of assessment methods, including practical and research based course-work assignments, delivering seminar presentations, portfolio submissions, examinations, report writing, essays, work based learning, demonstrations and practical project work. Future prospects? The programme will provide a platform for entry into the expanding complementary therapies industry, or to continuing higher education at Honours Degree level. Upon successful completion of the Foundation Degree you may wish to take up the guaranteed progression route to an Honours Degree. Progression is onto the final year of the BSc (Hons) Complementary Therapy in Practice at the university partner that has validated the programme. When will the programme start? The programme will start in September 2010 How long will it take? This programme is available as full or part-time study. Full-time study will take 2 years, part-time study will take 2-4 years. There will be 2 x 15 weeks semesters per academic year, these being September to December and January to May. For full-time students there is an expected attendance of 15 hours per week. Part-time students will need to negotiate their weekly attendance with their programme leader. What about the Money? St Helens College is committed to providing value for money higher education programmes, therefore programme fees for Honours Degrees and Foundation Degrees for 201011 will be 2,100* per year for full time programmes. How do I apply? Full-time applications to UCAS using code B390 FdScCT. Part time applications directly to student services at College. Campus Address: Town Centre Campus Entry Requirements All applications will be individually considered. Applicants of 18 years for 31 August in the year of entry will need to have studied at Further Education Level 3, or above, including Level 3 Holistic Diploma and Beauty Therapy Level 3 Massage rouge, for a minimum of 2 academic years. Applicants above the age of 18 should possess the recognised entry qualifications. Mature entrants (21 years and above) would be required to demonstrate evidence of recent study, andor relevant vocational experience, and a genuine interest in the subject area.

Complementary Therapy Foundation Degree (FdSc) (Full and Part Time) Foundation Degree (Levels 4 and 5) Programme Code: ABHCT Awarding Body: Subject to validation Related Programme Areas: BEAUTY HIGHER EDUCATION COMPLEMENTARY THERAPY Who is the programme for? This Foundation Degree is for suitably qualified people with an interest in complementary therapies and aims to meet the rising demand in...

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