Degree Level

Why Study With Us

Whether you are looking to change your career, retrain or go further in your academic studies, Hull College has so much to offer with our great range of degrees.

We offer an ever-increasing range of foundation degrees and honours degrees, as well as a number of master’s programmes. Hull College is one of the largest educational facilities in the region, and we are dedicated to helping you make the most out of your time with us. With an ideal campus location, nestled in the heart of the old town and surrounded by culture and creativity, you can always find a range of lively events and opportunities to dive into.

About The College 

Hull College is a large provider of higher education with an extensive range of courses. Programmes range from Levels 4-7 across our suite of foundation degrees, bachelor degrees and master’s level qualifications. As a foundation degree awarding powers college, we have an excellent reputation for the standard of teaching and support that we provide to all of our students. We pride ourselves on our commitment to preparing students for the world of work and developing employability skills alongside your main qualification.


The College’s main campus is located in the heart of the city’s historical old town and is easy to access by car, bus or train. Since we’re in the East Riding of Yorkshire, you’re never too far from some of the most picturesque countryside and coastlines.

Hull’s strong transport links mean your next stop can quite literally be anywhere! There’s a direct train service to London and other major UK cities, as well as our direct Ferry links to Europe, ideal for trips back home during study breaks or if you fancy exploring. York and Leeds are just an hour away, which is great for shopping trips or maybe even a day out at the races? Our friendly atmosphere and superb facilities are just some of the many reasons why people choose to study with us.

Looking to the future, the legacy left behind from our City of Culture status means that Hull has become the new hot spot for exciting events and showcases. With big bands and acts at the Bonus Arena, as well as cultural installations in and around the city centre, you’ll always have something new to discover!

2+1 Study

After the foundation degree is completed, students can then choose to either exit into employment or, enrol onto the BA/BSc/BDes/BEng (Hons) to take the final third year of study. This is sometimes referred to as the 2+1 model of higher education study, ideal if you wish to take your studies to the next academic level.

Foundation Degree - 2 Years 

A foundation degree is two thirds of an Honour stages on qualification, designed in association with employers to combine academic study skills with industry related learning. You can gain professional and technical skills to further your career alongside a more traditional academic format. Foundation degrees usually focus on a particular job or profession and are intended to increase your professional and technical skills.

Bachelors (Top-Up) - 1 Year 

If you wish to progress your studies within higher education, you can stay with us to complete the Level 6 (Honours stage) of the degree. This option is for students who wish to continue studying, or are interested in achieving a full BA/BSc/BDes/BEng qualification. Here at Hull College, we offer pathway options for all of our foundation degree specialisms.