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Bridging Course

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Entry Requirements and Fees

Fees:

Please contact Becky Edwards for more information on fees for this course. 

Entry requirements:

There are no entry requirements as this programme is a non-traditional route into Higher Education. It has been designed to build your academic skills and confidence so that you can undertake a degree at the University of Chichester. 

 

Student view

Kurt
Before this, I'd only ever studied bus timetables. Now I'm reading Aristotle and loving it! This course has changed my life.
Lucy

I left school at twelve, now I'm getting ready for a Fine Art degree.

Course content

This is a 10-week course that provides a foundation in the knowledge and skills you will need to access higher education. It is designed to use your professional and personal experience to develop your academic skills.

The course is delivered flexibly to make sure that it fits easily around your work and family life. You will be led by a team of inspirational and experienced lecturers who will work with you to ensure that on completion of the course, you have the qualification necessary to apply for one of the highly respected degree courses at the University of Chichester.

This Bridging course will address the following principles:

• That the programme develops, personal, professional and academic skills that enable participants to progress to further qualifications within Higher Education

• That the needs of individual learners are different

• That flexible learning styles are catered for

• That study routes are relevant to a large variety of subject areas

• That practitioners will notice real change in their personal confidence and professional effectiveness

To Apply:

Please email b.edwards@chi.ac.uk

Where this can take you

So far, students who have completed the Bridging course have gone onto the following degrees at the University:

  • Fine Art
  • Outdoor and Adventure Education 
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Creative Writing (MA)
  • Psychology

Indicative modules

This course has only one modules which will introduce a range of professional, personal, academic and employment related skills.

Personal skills: developing resilience and self-efficacy; reflective practice; academic writing and research skills

Professional skills: communication skills; managing personal and professional conflicts; setting professional boundaries and team working

Employability: self-presentation; interview technique and C.V. writing

Sector or organisation specific knowledge and skills: topics relevant to specific employed/voluntary roles and academic progression routes

 

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