This qualification is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a translator, equipping you to work in the fast-growing translation-services industry. You'll experiment with different genres through practical, inspiring translation activities, and hone your practice through peer review. You'll gain hands-on experience of using tools necessary to operate in this rapidly evolving area (e.g. audiovisual translation or cloud-based translation tools). You'll underpin your work with an understanding of translations theories and debates. You can study French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic or Chinese ? in combination with English.
To become a teacher, you need a PGCE with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Our PGCE will qualify you to work at either the primary or secondary school phases and focuses on the curriculum in Wales. You can study through the medium of English, Welsh or a combination. Teaching is online, including live online seminars, with face-to-face support provided in school. You'll experience teaching in two different schools in Wales (at least 120 days over the two years). Students endorsed by a school participating in the scheme may be fully funded (salaried route); or, you can self-fund and could be eligible for a student loan and/or a maintenance grant (part-time route).
The Postgraduate Certificate in Computing is an intensive programme of study designed for graduates and professionals with appropriate industrial experience. It will develop your knowledge and skills in computing, support a professional approach to the application of those skills, and demonstrate your capability for advanced-level study. A wide choice of modules enables you to meet your immediate career needs or extend your understanding of this broad subject.
This qualification is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a translator, equipping you to work in the fast-growing translation-services industry. You will experiment with different genres through practical, inspiring translation activities, and hone your practice through peer review. You will gain hands-on experience of using tools necessary to operate in this rapidly evolving area (e.g. audio-visual translation or cloud-based translation tools). Your work will be underpinned by an understanding of translations theories and debates.
How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What's involved in functions such as marketing, accounting and finance? This innovative degree is firmly rooted in your own experience. You'll investigate how organisations think and work, how they're managed, and the external world in which they operate. You can focus entirely on business management, or choose to specialise within the subject areas of accounting, economics, leadership practice, innovation and enterprise or marketing.
Social workers support and protect some of society's most deprived and vulnerable people. It's immensely challenging and rewarding work, requiring a high level of motivation and commitment. Our BA (Honours) Social Work (Northern Ireland) is approved by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC), and successful completion entitles you to apply for registration as a social worker. As part of this work-based programme, you'll need to have experience in either working or volunteering in a social work or a social care agency. You'll also need the support of a relevant social work/care employer throughout your degree.
Data plays a vital role in almost all private and public sector employment. The need to understand how to use data to inform decision making has never been more important. This degree equips you with the skills to explore and analyse complex data sets. And to solve practical problems using applied mathematics, statistics and computing. You'll gain a good grounding in mathematical and statistical methods, which provide the foundation for data analysis. You'll learn relevant computing skills, including programming, elements of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and gain experience of using statistical software.
Studying with the OU is the perfect way to realise your ambition of becoming a nurse. If you're currently working in a healthcare role, you'll be able to stay in work while you study ? provided you have the support of your employer and can organise suitable practice experience. You'll explore four fields of nursing and ultimately choose a specialism from , , , or . We also offer an alternative way to study the Adult specialism of this degree if you're not currently working in a healthcare role and are resident in England. This programme is run in partnership with or and means you won't need employer sponsorship to study. Whichever route you choose, you'll be eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a qualified nurse on successful completion of your degree.
Gain extensive knowledge of probability and statistics. Combine this with pure mathematics or applied mathematics. This degree will equip you with problem-solving and decision-making tools. You'll experience using statistical software and practise conducting and communicating statistical investigations. You'll develop your understanding of time series analysis, multivariate data analysis, regression analysis, and hypothesis testing. You'll also explore classical and Bayesian statistics.
Take your understanding of concepts, theories and applications in pure and applied mathematics to graduate level. You can also include optional statistics, theoretical physics or mathematics education. You'll cover a wide range of topics and develop an understanding of mathematical problems and approaches. Practise with essential methods and tools, and increase your familiarity with mathematical software. Gain an appreciation of the role and construction of rigorous proof. And build your experience of communicating mathematical arguments and conclusions.
This flexible degree allows you to study two modern languages ? from French, German and Spanish ? or to combine one of them with English. Learning a language and about how languages work (including English) opens doors to other cultures and communities, and gives you experience of the world that goes deeper than the average tourist trip. It can also provide a key to the global workplace. By the end of your studies, you'll understand how language is structured and used in different contexts and be an effective and culturally aware communicator ? attributes that are increasingly valuable in today's global environment.
This certificate is focused on two things. It provides a valuable introduction to learning in higher education and it also provides an authoritative overview of health and social care. Real-life case studies will give you an insight into what it is like to experience care and of working in care services. Whether you're involved in care work (paid or unpaid), use services yourself, or simply have a general interest, this course helps you build knowledge, understanding, a range of learning skills, as well as preparing you for further study.