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As a Computer Games Development student, you will acquire essential production and creative development skills through the design and creation of live games projects. This degree is also suitable if you wish to work in games programming.

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The Foundation Degree in Computer Technology provides the perfect solution if you are looking for a career in networking and systems support. As part of your studies, you will have the opportunity to gain industry recognised CompTIA A+, PRINCE2 and Cisco qualifications and develop your skills through a professional industry placement.

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Adults (18+)

Develop highly sought after industry specific skills, through the investigation of modern computing environments and an examination of the hardware/software used extensively in today’s rapidly changing technological world. You will have the opportunity to gain a CompTIA A+ industry recognised vendor qualification and undertake an industry based professional work placement.

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Examine how crime is defined, perceived as a problem and managed in modern society. Our Foundation Degree looks at the widespread and growing interest in crime, the nature of crime in society, theories of crime and the nature/function of the main criminal justice agencies.

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Adults (18+)

Examine design fundamentals and develop your creative thinking and project management skills through live employer briefs. You’ll be able to work on creative projects outside classes in our ‘Pen & Pixel’ commercial graphics studio, while being provided with your own Apple laptop during your studies at Runshaw.

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Britain’s communities are diverse, growing and made up of people with differing needs, meaning opportunities within Public Services, Prisons and Law Enforcement are vast and varied. Our Foundation Degree offers you the opportunity to gain the skills needed for a highly rewarding career in these dynamic sectors, together with additional qualifications, such as the Certificate of Knowledge in Policing, at no extra cost.

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Adults (18+)

This course will help you develop the skills required to analyse and improve sporting performance. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain additional qualifications through the County Sports Partnership at no extra cost and will undertake a 45 day professional work placement to enhance your employment prospects.

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Gain the professional and academic skills sought after by today’s employers on our innovative Foundation Degree. You’ll examine the political, economic and social impacts of the sector and examine how and why tourism and events organisations are managed differently. Knowledge and practical insight will be developed through an examination of global perspectives, from both the developed and developing world.

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Adults (18+)

This qualification has been developed in liaison with employers and is designed to equip you with the broad variety of business skills needed by every organisation. You will investigate contemporary business concepts and examine topics including entrepreneurship, leadership and management effectiveness and the dynamics of organisations.

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Adults (18+)

Mechanical Engineering is the broadest of all engineering disciplines, encompassing fields such as energy, fluid mechanics, dynamics and combustion. Our Mechanical Engineering HNC & HND qualifications are ideally suited to both those currently working in the sector who would like to enhance their career prospects, and those wishing to pursue a career in this dynamic field. They focus on the fundamentals of science and maths, and their application to the creation of systems, services and products.

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Adults (18+)

Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of science/maths and their application to the creation of systems, services and products. Whether you’re currently working in the sector and looking to enhance your skills, or wish to pursue a career in this dynamic field, our HND is ideal.

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The Introductory Certificate in Education and Training course is suitable if you do not need a full teaching qualification but want to leave the way open to progress to the full award in the future.

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Our Foundation Entry Degree is the first year of an integrated 5 year degree programme and provides the necessary ‘foundation’ for direct and smooth progression to a master’s degree.

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Our Foundation Entry Degree is the first year of an integrated 5 year degree programme and provides the necessary ‘foundation’ for direct and smooth progression to a master’s degree.

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Our Foundation Entry Degree is the first year of an integrated 5 year degree programme and provides the necessary ‘foundation’ for direct and smooth progression to an honours degree.

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