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Glyndwr University London

Glyndwr University London


The London campus of Glyndwr University is located in the centre of Kingston upon Thames. The Borough is home to two Royal Parks, Hampton Court Palace and Richmond Park. It is well known for its 800 year old Market Square and its many restaurants, cafes and street food outlets across the town centre.

The busy Riverside scene is within short walking distance of the town centre. Kingston’s amenities have attracted residents to its leafy streets for decades and its traditional demographic is coexisting with a new arrival of young professionals who are falling for the area’s lively cultural scene, riverside pubs and shopping opportunities.

The Glyndwr University London Campus is a compact Teaching Facility. It comprises modern teaching and learning spaces with up to date well maintained teaching and learning facilities. There are 8 lecture and seminar rooms, two general computer laboratories and one specialist computer laboratory for network modules. Students have access to Moodle and classrooms are well set out with access to the University Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). This provides students and teaching staff with module learning materials which are used both at the London campus and the home campus in Wrexham. Moodle is the platform whereby students can manage their learning and receive important programme and module information.

There is a large Learning Resources area comprising a large number of open access computers, a small book stock and areas for private study and group work. Students also benefit from the Learning Resources available electronically through the Home Campus. These include the full library University Book and Learning material stock. The public library is near to the campus. Students also have access to libraries through the SCONUL scheme.

Courses on offer at Wrexham Glyndwr University, London Campus

At the London campus we offer the following undergraduate courses for the academic year 2016/2017 (see below for details):

BA (Hons) Global Business Final Year Entry

BA (Hons) Business Final Year Entry

BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance Final Year Entry

BA (Hons) Hospitality Tourism and Events Management Final Year Entry

BSc (Hons) Computing Final Year Entry

BA (Hons) Global Business Final Year Entry

BA (Hons) Global Business Final Year Entry

The Global Business programme is designed to develop students’ knowledge and skills, tackling challenges and pursuing their ambitions in the field of business with particular emphasis on issues of globalisation and international business.

Graduates of the BA Global Business programme may be awarded a Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership from The Chartered Management Institute. Our lecturers have a wide range of backgrounds including many years of experience in business in the national and international contexts.

The final year of the programme has a strong emphasis on bringing together your previous study of functional areas of global business in modules which focus on strategic adaptation to and planning for a rapidly evolving global context. The final year culminates in a dissertation which enables students to demonstrate their ability to integrate their business knowledge in an in-depth analysis of a global business topic.

 

Year 3 Modules

Semester 1

BUS635 Dissertation

BUS623 Strategic Thinking

BUS626 Globalisation: Challenges and Opportunities 

20 Credits - Core

20 Credits – Core

Semester 2

BUS628 International Human Resource Management

BUS629 Strategic Marketing

OR

BUS630 Corporate Governance and Ethics

40 Credits – Core

20 Credits - Core

20 Credits - Option

BA (Hons) Business Final Year Entry

BA (Hons) Business Final Year Entry

The Business programme involves an inter-disciplinary curriculum which provides students with a strong basis for moving towards a broad spectrum of possible careers in business, administration or public service.

Graduates of the BA (Hons) Business programme may be awarded a Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership from The Chartered Management Institute. Our lecturers have a wide range of backgrounds including many years of experience in industry, running their own enterprises or providing professional advice to business.

The final year of the programme has a strong emphasis on bringing together your previous study of functional areas of business in modules which focus on strategy. Strategic thinking at the personal level and strategic planning at the institutional level are key learning aspects which will provide students with the tools to move into successful careers. The final year culminates in project which enables students to demonstrate their ability to integrate their business skills in a practical context.

 

Year 3 Modules

 

 

Semester 1

 

BUS635 Dissertation

BUS623 Strategic Thinking

BUS624 Gastronomy and Oenology

OR

BUS626 Globalisation: Challenges and Opportunities

20 Credits - Core

20 Credits – Option

Semester 2

BUS629 Strategic Marketing

BUS630 Corporate Governance and Ethics

OR

BUS628 International Human Resource Management 

40 Credits – Core

20 Credits - Core

20 Credits – Option

 

 

 

BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance Final Year Entry

BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance Final Year Entry

The Accounting and Finance degree programme is a traditional route into the accounting profession, a prestigious and diverse sector Glyndwr University has supplied with hundreds of qualified graduates over the years. We do this as an approved ACCA tuition provider, and our innovative modules mirror the changing needs of the industry.

Our accounting and finance students benefit from the university’s links to businesses. ACCA exemptions are built into our Accounting modules. Exemption towards CIMA’s Certificate in Business Accounting is also possible. All of our lecturers are professionally qualified in Accounting or Finance. Many are current professionals with well-established accounting practices.

The final year covers advanced aspects of accounting, finance and taxation building on your prior learning and providing you with a solid platform to progress onto a professional career in accounting or finance or a wider career in business.

Year 3 Modules

Semester 1

 

BUS635 Dissertation

BUS623 Strategic Thinking

BUS682 Financial Reporting (Accounting)

 

20 Credits - Core

20 Credits – Core Option

Semester 2

BUS633 Advanced Financial Management

BUS634 Audit & Assurance (Accounting)

 

40 Credits – Core

20 Credits - Core

20 Credits – Core Option

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA (Hons) Hospitality Tourism and Events Management Final Year Entry

BA (Hons) Hospitality Tourism and Events Management Final Year Entry

The Hospitality Tourism and Events Management programme is designed to develop students’ knowledge and skills in the field of business with particular emphasis on the hospitality, tourism and events management industry. Whilst the programme has a particular industry focus students will also be equipped with the skills and knowledge to compete for careers in a broad range of industry and commerce.

Graduates of the BA Hospitality Tourism and Events Management programme may be awarded a Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership from The Chartered Management Institute. Our lecturers have a wide range of backgrounds including many years of experience in business generally and events and destination management.

The final year of the programme has a strong emphasis on bringing together your previous study of functional areas of hospitality in modules which focus on strategic contextual planning and implementation. The final year culminates in a project which enables students to demonstrate their ability to integrate their industry knowledge in a practical scenario.

 

Year 3 Modules

Semester 1

BUS635 Dissertation

BUS623 Strategic Thinking

 

BUS624 Gastronomy and Oenology( subject to change)

 

 

20 Credits - Core

20 Credits – Core

Semester 2

BUS631 Contemporary Issues in Hospitality  Management

BUS628 International Human Resource Management  or

 

BUS629 Strategic Marketing

40 Credits – Core

20 Credits - Core

20 Credits - Option

 

BSc (Hons) Computing Final Year Entry

BSc (Hons) Computing Final Year Entry

This course was developed to fulfil a recognised need for more computer specialists who can develop computer software and design or maintain computer systems.

Studying computing, you will develop a number of practical skills which are useful in any field of business, such as how to use information technology effectively as well as understanding specialised software. You will gain practical experience through working on real life projects as part of the course.

You will also learn how to research, analyse and present your ideas. You will gain invaluable transferable skills for your future career, including self-motivation, time management, problem-solving and project management.

In the final year of the programme, you will further develop your skills through taught modules and research, with a focus on the latest developments in computing. You will also undertake an individual final year project, which will help prepare you for the kind of tasks and situations you may encounter in the workplace. The final year practical and project work will require the type of evaluation of technical and non-technical factors and the management of methodologies and systems development techniques which IT professionals exercise early in their careers.

 

Year 3 Modules

Semester 1

COM625 Dissertation

COM636 Distributed Data

and

COM 614 IT Project Management

 

 

COM629 Advanced Web Technology

or

COM634 Applied Network Security

 

 

 

40 Credits - Core

20 Credits – Optional

Semester 2

COM623 Century Computing

 

 

 

 

40 Credits – Core

20 Credits - Core

 

Entry qualifications

Applicants should have HND or Foundation degree in a field directly related to the programme for which they are seeking advanced entry:

Fees

Fees

The UK/EU Tuition fee for all courses offered at the Glyndwr London Campus TBC for the final year.

Campus administrative staff can help applicants and new students with matters related to Student Loan Company financial support.

Please note that CAS (Confirmation for Acceptance for Studies) sponsorship is NOT available for any programme on offer at the London Glyndwr University Campus.

English language requirements

Applicants will be required to provide documented evidence of their prior learning at level 4 and 5 in the medium of English language and may also be required to provide documented evidence of the English language qualification used to gain admittance to the Level 4 and 5. Applicants whose post-school education has been in the medium other than English language must provide evidence of achieving English language proficiency in the home school education system. In order for such English qualifications to be recognised, it should be equivalent to QCF level 3. Each applicant’s English language qualification will be subject to approval by the relevant admissions department and by academic registry.

 

Recognition of Prior Learning

All applicants will need to complete a Recognition of Prior Learning Form and will be required to provide detailed documented information on the level and content of their prior study. The purpose of this process is to ensure that new students have covered in their prior study all the content at the right level which can be considered equivalent to the first two years of the Glyndwr degree for which entry with advanced standing is being sought. Applicants will need to demonstrate prior achievement of 120 credits at Level 4 and 120 credits at Level 5. The level of study in each subject area must be the same as the Glyndwr levels

The academic staff at the Glyndwr University London Campus can provide advice to applicants as what documentation is required in order for an applicant to demonstrate the acquisition of the required prior learning. The process will be rigorously applied and undocumented or unverified applications for recognition of prior learning will be declined.

Applicants holding qualifications equivalent in level and subject matter content to such HNDs/Fdns may be considered for entry.

Applicants whose application for recognition falls just short of the full 240 credits may be considered for entry. This will affect the length of period of study and associated fees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accommodation

The administration team at the London Campus can help applicants and new students with information about local estate agents, private providers of student residences and homestay providers

How to apply

Applicants should apply via this online application form.

Applicants will also have to complete APL (Accreditation of Prior Learning) Form.

Applicants may contact london@glyndwr.ac.uk in order to have a discussion with an academic who can provide advice on how to complete the APL form.

Contact us

Should you wish to visit our London campus based in Kingston upon Thames, please contact our reception desk on 020 7358 6232 and we will we arrange a mutually convenient time for a visit or see the directions below:

Directions:

Public transport

Trains run regularly from London Waterloo to Kingston station (midweek four trains per hour, journey times 28–33 minutes). For further information, visit the National Rail Enquiries website the Transport for London website.

From Kingston station: Leave the railway station via the main exit; Turn right and walk along Wood Street for approximately four minutes; Cross the road at the traffic lights in the direction of TGIF restaurant. The entrance to the campus is to the left as you look at this building.

Buses 

Buses run both locally and from other parts of London. See also the Transport for London website.

Private Transport

Driving

Major routes serve the Kingston upon Thames area. Private fee charging parking is available adjacent to the Glyndwr London Campus. Private Transport is a more convenient alternative.

Cycling

There is a network of cycle routes in the area. For further information, visit the Cycle Kingston website.

 

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