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Come and study a university level qualification with us!

With flexible, affordable and industry-focused university level qualifications, we can offer you a unique higher education experience.

If you want to find out more about what we can offer you, come along to one of our summer information events!

High achievement rates

Our pass rates for HNCs and HNDs have been consistently high and currently 100% of our students progressed to employment or further study.

*Based on academic year 2016/17 (HND/C 19+ students)

Great progression

95% of our higher education students are employed or in further study 6 months after completing their programme.

*DHLE 2015/16, based on respondents of the independent Destination of Leavers Survey

Preparing you for highly-skilled employment

Our flexible higher education courses can take you to the next level and give you access to new opportunities.

Relevant qualifications

88% of our higher education students agree that their course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt.

*NSS 2018

University partnership

We offer foundation degree programmes, in partnership with the University of Sunderland, in creative arts, counselling, education, health and social care, and sport.

Industry-focused courses

Our higher education provision is aligned to the needs of the regional business community to produce highly skilled graduates to emerging employment sectors such as advanced manufacturing and engineering, automotive, sustainable construction, digital technologies and media, health and wellbeing, and professional and business services.

High quality teaching

96% of our adult learners agree that the teaching on their course is good.

*On-programme Survey 2018

Fantastic support

Curriculum Liaison Officers provide our higher education students with a range of planned and drop-in information and digital literacy skills workshops including sessions on Harvard Referencing.