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The Foundation degree in Applied Professional Studies was developed by the University of Greenwich in conjunction with its Partner Colleges (Greenwich Community College being one of these). It is designed for part-time students who are in work, or have had experience of work and will enable those working in any profession the opportunity to study at Level 4 and 5 (Higher Education).
The course covers a range of current, theoretical thinking that can be applied and practised in the work-place, then evaluated and analysed in written assignments. Those who obtain the Foundation Degree are guaranteed a place at the University of
Greenwich for a final year course to enable them to obtain a full Degree in Applied Professional Studies.
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You must be employed or have a substantial body of work experience.
You need to have:
• English GCSE Grade A-C
• Maths GCSE Grade A-C
Or be able to demonstrate level 2/3 literacy skills (by way of an assessment). You will also attend an interview with the programme leader.
Assessment will be through a variety of methods including: essay writing; presentations; research projects; portfolio compilation. Assessment is completed by your teachers, through peer review and personal self-reflection. There are no timed examinations.
If you successfully complete the Foundation degree in Applied Professional Studies, you are guaranteed a place at the University of Greenwich for the final, third year of the Bachelor of Arts programme in Applied Professional Studies. An application form must be completed.