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Established in 1902, we’ve previously been the Falmouth School of Art, Falmouth College of Art and Design and the University College Falmouth. We attained full University status in December 2012 and have been ranked gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017.

Falmouth University now has over 4700 students from foundation level, to PhD drawn from over 100 countries around the world. Students are enrolled in 54 courses; from architecture to animation, business entrepreneurship to computing, fashion to journalism.

They benefit from world-class teaching and state of the art facilities. Across all the disciplines taught at Falmouth, the University’s key aim is to provide its students with the skills to get a great job and with the entrepreneurial confidence to turn their ideas into a commercial success. From day one, our students learn to develop their creativity, entrepreneurial skills and industry knowledge. Upon graduation, they are ready and motivated to join the exciting and buoyant Creative Industries. Not only do our graduates get great jobs - our graduate employment rate is 97% - 28% set up their own business. This is four times higher than the UK average. Fostering this entrepreneurial spirit is key to how we teach. While Cornwall is our home, Falmouth’s outlook is international. Our portfolio is increasingly globally focused and places us at the forefront of delivering first-class education, wherever you are in the world. Our staff, with their industry links and proven experience in the commercial sector, will be central to the successful delivery of these ground-breaking new courses. Now’s your chance to find out why Falmouth is number one.

Studying flexibly with Falmouth University

Falmouth University has a proven track record and earned a considerable reputation for providing the springboard for students’ careers all over the world and in many of the renowned leading creative companies. Studying Falmouth University programmes flexibly from wherever you are offer you opportunity to study at a personal speed or intensity that suits you and to fit with irregular work schedules. The creative sector is THE growth sector globally. Whether you seek to enhance your career or to begin your career in the creative sector, Falmouth University flexible learning programmes equip you with the right skills and knowledge to do so, without interrupting your income and career progression. We encourage all of you who work in the creative sector globally to never stop developing. Our courses are rigorous, practical and designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to become an effective professional in your area of practice. All the modules are developed and taught online by Falmouth academics who are industry experts in their fields. Our approach supports you each step of the way, ensuring a learning experience equal in quality to our on-campus Masters courses. Key features:

  • Learn flexibly from home, the workplace or on the move anywhere in the world
  • No need to relocate, take a career break or apply for a visa
  • Structured to help you complete the course within two years of part-time study
  • Study alongside and network with other students from around the world
  • High quality online teaching: concise lectures and digital resources developed by our industry leading academics who teach you on the modules
  • First class academic support: tutors are available every day to give you guidance and feedback
  • Engaging learning activities which help you to apply theory to practice
  • Rich feedback from tutors and peers, with live feedback sessions
  • All assessments are taken and submitted online
  • Regular opportunities for face-to-face meetings with lecturers, fellow students and industry speakers, held both at Falmouth and at international locations
  • Everything you need is available in our intuitive online learning platform; you don't need to be a tech wizard to enjoy studying online with Falmouth
  • The MA award is equal in title and quality to that given for our campus based courses
Programmes taught in:
  • English

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BA

Flexible Learning with Falmouth University

Gain access to the world-class photography expertise University of Falmouth’s Institute of Photography is renowned for without having to attend on-campus classes with thi ... [+]

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Gain access to the world-class photography expertise University of Falmouth’s Institute of Photography is renowned for without having to attend on-campus classes with this online photography top-up course.

Award Title: BA(Hons) Photography (Top Up) Awarding Body: Falmouth University Level: 6 Mode of study: online, part-time Duration: 1 year

Course summary

Falmouth’s online BA(Hons) Photography Top-Up course is designed to:

Develop your practical skills and theoretical knowledge related to photographic technologies, equipment and processes so that you can create innovative and progressive photographic work.... [-]

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MA

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Falmouth University’s flexible online MA in Graphic Design will help you establish your own graphic design practice against the backdrop of today’s creative industries an ... [+]

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Falmouth University’s flexible online MA in Graphic Design will help you establish your own graphic design practice against the backdrop of today’s creative industries and contemporary visual culture.

Developed by award-winning graphic design practitioners with a wealth of experience in various theoretical and teaching approaches to graphic design, the course encourages peer discussion and learning so that you can continually improve your work and explore new creative processes to deliver your graphic design projects to their full creative potential.

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Immerse yourself in the many different roles illustration has to play in today’s globalised world with Falmouth University’s MA Illustration course. ... [+]

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Immerse yourself in the many different roles illustration has to play in today’s globalised world with Falmouth University’s MA Illustration course. With its flexible online format, the course enables you to connect with a global network of like-minded creatives, offering a learning experience and creative space like no other. You’ll explore exciting new and innovative approaches to illustration, as well as illustration’s role as one of the world’s most vital means of visual communication. As a world-leading creative industries university, Falmouth has a rich history and a renowned reputation for creative excellence, with many Falmouth graduates going on to receive international recognition for their creative work. As a Falmouth MA Illustration graduate, you’ll join this international community of Falmouth alumni and get the opportunity to also make your mark and make solid connections within the visual communication industry. You’ll have the opportunity to push creative boundaries to become a thought leader on best practice in illustration.... [-]

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Master

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Structured to allow you to explore all aspects of advertising practice in depth, the course combines a comprehensive overview of the industry, with an insight into the cr ... [+]

An online course with optional face-to-face workshop.

Early bird discount up to £1,000.

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Structured to allow you to explore all aspects of advertising practice in depth, the course combines a comprehensive overview of the industry, with an insight into the creative process. It looks at the rigors and demands of research, strategy and planning procedures, and exposes you to the processes and functions of the creative department.

The course is part of Falmouth University’s School of Communication Design: renowned for its teaching excellence; supported by first-class industry contacts; and recognised for the international diversity of its alumni.... [-]

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Flexible Learning with Falmouth University

In today’s world, mobile apps are ubiquitous, delivering solutions to modern life. As a medium for creative and artistic expression, they provide answers to everyday prob ... [+]

An online course with optional face-to-face workshops.

Early bird discount up to £1,000.

Course overview

In today’s world, mobile apps are ubiquitous, delivering solutions to modern life. As a medium for creative and artistic expression, they provide answers to everyday problems with clever design and user insights. App development offers a wealth of creative opportunity in an evolving arena that reacts rapidly to technological advances.

Designed with industry experts, Falmouth’s MA in Creative App Development responds to these shifts, and gives you the chance to expand your creative skills to capitalise on the opportunities available in this growing field.... [-]

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Flexible Learning with Falmouth University

Events play an important role across business, culture and sport. The MA in Creative Events Management is structured to provide the necessary skills and insights practiti ... [+]

An online course with optional face-to-face workshops.

Early bird discount up to £1,000.

Course overview

Events play an important role across business, culture and sport. The MA in Creative Events Management is structured to provide the necessary skills and insights practitioners need in order to manage discerning audiences, and to stay ahead of new developments in technology and shifts in markets.

By pairing academic rigour with the expertise harnessed from international events, we aim to enhance your professional practice, creative perspective and general approach, and encourage your critical evaluation of current industry norms.

The course is designed in consultation with industry experts, to empower you as a creative and entrepreneurial management practitioner to produce pioneering events, on either a local, national or international scale, and to add value to the business of event management.... [-]

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Flexible Learning with Falmouth University

The MA in Photography is structured to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to fully engage with the technological and social evolution of the medium, a ... [+]

An online course with optional face-to-face workshops.

Early bird discount up to £1,000.

Overview

The MA in Photography is structured to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to fully engage with the technological and social evolution of the medium, and to succeed within the competitive and complex creative industries.

Throughout the course you will be encouraged to discover your individual specialism and realise the potential of your own ideas and practice. This will enable you to make significant contributions within a range of professional contexts.

By bringing together talented international practitioners with the drive to succeed, innovate and lead, the course allows for a dynamic cross pollination of approaches within the field, and the exploration of critical perspectives.... [-]

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Flexible Learning with Falmouth University

This course is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry know-how, professional skills and experience of collaborative working that the ever-changing indust ... [+]

An online course with optional face-to-face workshops.

Early bird discount up to £1,000.

Overview

The course is designed to equip you with the writing and professional skills, industry know-how and experience of collaborative working, to meet the demands of a constantly evolving industry. It aims to create quick-thinking and adaptable graduates who stand out from the crowd and understand what it takes to work across different screen industries.

Flexible in nature, the course allows you to either develop your portfolio across different platforms or focus on the genres and mediums of interest to you. The course is delivered using a combination of live briefs, independent research and collaborative projects.... [-]

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Introducing Falmouth Flexible Learning

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Email: flexible@falmouth.ac.uk
Tel: 0800 599 9123 (UK) or +44 1223 447713 (International)

Saint Ives, England, GB
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