You don’t need to leave home to get a university education – we offer degrees right here on your doorstep at Hull College! From HNC's and HND's to Foundation and Honours degrees, along with Master's and teacher training - we've got a range of full and part-time options to fit around your job or family. Scroll down to view our full list of courses and apply now!
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 degree-level courses.
We offer an extensive range of programmes - ranging from Levels 4-7 across our suite of HNCs, HNDs, Foundation and Honours Degrees and Master’s qualifications - and our dedicated staff are here to help you make the most out of your time with us. We pride ourselves on our commitment to preparing you for employment in your chosen sector or industry by supporting the development of both academic knowledge and vocational skills.
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. Our smaller class sizes allow us to get to know you as individuals and provide more specialist one-to-one support throughout your course in a friendly and professional learning environment.
By studying locally, you will have access to academic experts, excellent links to local employers and industry, along with opportunities for educational visits, without the expense of accommodation costs associated with studying further afield. And, with affordable tuition fees, studying for a degree at Hull College not only provides you with a great experience, it will also allow you to learn, develop and progress without having to break the bank.
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.
Our 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 a day at the races?
Our friendly atmosphere and superb facilities are 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 will always have something new to discover exciting opportunities to dive into.
A bursary is a non-repayable cash award given by the college as extra financial help. Unlike a scholarship, bursaries are awarded to students who meet specific criteria, usually relating to personal circumstances, rather than academic achievement. You can use the funds to help you cover the cost of tuition, books, university accommodation, travel, study aids, childcare and more. HE Students that are eligible for bursary’s will be considers early in the academic year.
You could get extra money from the college if you’re experiencing financial hardship. You maybe, for example:•A student with children, especially single parents
•A mature student with existing financial commitments
•From a low-income family
•A student that was previously in care (a ‘care leaver’)
The amount you can get is decided by the college and is subject to means testing .
Student loans are available to cover the cost of tuition fees from Student Finance England for both full and part-time study. You’ll only start making repayments if your income is over there payment threshold, which is currently £27,295 a year,£2,274 a month or £524 a week in the UK, if you have any questions about higher education student finance and support, please contact Student Finance England on 0300 100 0607 Further information on student loans and finance is available from the Student Finance England website: www.gov.uk/student-finance
Download a copy of our latest Higher Education prospectus to discover more about studying with us, the wide range of degree-level courses we offer here at Hull College and how we can support your progression into your chosen career. You’ll also be helping us to reduce our carbon footprint too!
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We’re committed to working with students as partners, which means your feedback is vital to shaping our student experience.
The views, ideas and feedback of all of our students are at the heart of what we do and the feedback you offer is hugely appreciated. We will use it to help make improvements both to your experience with us as a current student and for our degree-level students of the future.
Ideas, comments and requests are collected continually through a variety of channels including Student Reps, Senior Student Reps, Surveys and Student Focus Groups. We will always provide updates to any feedback received from students so you can see how your views, ideas and options have made a difference to the student experience we offer here at Hull College.
Choosing where to study your degree level course is a big deal - we understand that. There’s so much to think about when it comes to making your decision but, to help, we’ve put together a few of the many reasons why to choose Higher Education here at Hull College and highlight why we could be the perfect fit for you.
One in eight students in the UK now complete a degree at college. Nowadays, employers are less concerned about where a qualification was gained and much more focused on the essential skills and competencies gained.
Studying locally can save significant time, money and effort and is a convenient way to take the next step on your career journey. Our main campus is located in the heart of the city’s historical old town and is easy to access by car, bus or train.
We offer a huge range of courses covering subjects such as business and management, education, the arts and performance and master’s programmes to name just a few. On top of that, foundation-awarding powers given to the college allows us to validate our own degrees that reflect the jobs market in the area.
Our smaller class sizes ensure we give our learners much more specialist tutor contact time compared to larger universities. This means we provide a personal service for our learners, with more one-to-one support throughout your course in a friendly and professional learning environment
Our Foundation Degrees offer a two-plus-one route - meaning you can study a programme for two years before opting to leave with a qualification in order to seek employment or top-up your course with an extra year to come out with an Honours degree. We also offer a range of part-time courses, meaning you can fit them around your life, getting a degree alongside your other commitments, without one impacting the other.
Tuition fees are also set at an affordable level so that studying a degree locally at Hull College not only provides a great experience but also the opportunity to learn without having to break the bank. If you think you can’t afford to study for a higher level qualification, get in touch with our student support team.
Not only do we have industry-standard facilities for hands-on learning, we are also actively involved in the local business community with links in a wide variety of sectors in order to get you career-ready.
It doesn’t matter if you are right at the start of your career or midway through and looking for a change, an 18-year-old or a mature student, we offer courses to suit the needs of everyone.