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Creative Media and Visual Communication (Top Up), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Manchester, United Kingdom
Creative Media and Visual Communication (Top Up) programme of The Manchester College will enable creative media and visual communication practitioners to become critically reflective by developing skills of enquiry, analysis and synthesis, questioning and confronting the internal and external forces that provide the context for their work.
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The award is designed to place students of Creative Media and Visual Communication (Top Up) programme of The Manchester College at the heart of their own learning, enabling them to take the step beyond foundation degree study in becoming autonomous thinkers, learners and creative practitioners and taking ownership of their own practice. It is envisaged that students will produce a high quality focused portfolio of work by the end of year.

Key facts:

To enable students to take a critical perspective on both current practice and likely future developments within creative media and visual communication the course aims to develop highly employable practitioners with a creative vision and key attributes that include, responsiveness, flexibility and resilience.

Building upon their foundation degree experience, the award will offer a range of individual and collaborative experiences, enabling students to develop further their technical and craft skills towards industry readiness through intellectually challenging, industry facing creative assignments initially.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contextual Studies
  • Negotiated Specialist Project
  • Professional Practice

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Higher National Diploma, Foundation Degree equivalent qualification in an appropriate subject is required. Students may be required to provide a portfolio / attend an interview to gauge the standard of their work to ensure they will succeed on a level 6 programme.
  • Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity may also apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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