Higher Education

The College has carefully developed higher education courses in response to the demands of the local community and economy, and believe in providing people with good quality provision.

“Employer engagement in the programme approval and design process ensures that module selection enables students to gain specific employment related skills and knowledge, which is further developed when students undertake work experience activities”.

- QAA (p.18, November 2015)

Halesowen College have extensive educational partnerships with universities, and are recognised as an Associate College by the University of Worcester.

Our higher education students rate the support and quality feedback they receive from staff, as well as the range of vocational experience and expertise offered to them.

APL (Approved Prior Learning)

Have you previously studied Level 4 or above? If you have, you may have the appropriate experience and be eligible to gain credit for this on your course at Halesowen College.

APL is short for ‘Approved Prior Learning’, and can be used to contribute as experience credits for your higher education level qualification. Your credits could be mapped to specific modules you will need to complete for your qualification at Halesowen College, and may remove the need for you to study them. To discuss this further, please contact the College’s course leader.

See also our Access to Higher Education Diploma Courses here

Useful Documents

Transparency Information

The information published on these pages shows the number of students who attained a particular degree or other academic award, or a particular level of such an award, on completion of their course with us.

It shows these numbers by reference to:

  • the gender of the individuals to which they relate
  • their ethnicity
  • their socioeconomic background


“We are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it.”

- Barack Obama

We want to leave our mark as the first choice for education but we don't want to leave our mark on the planet. So, this year, we're going fully digital with our prospectus. Here's why we think this is the right thing to do:

  • We're reducing waste
  • We're reducing carbon used in the print & distribution processes
  • We're using a lot less paper, saving trees that protect ecosystems and helping prevent climate change

Click on the button below to browse our fully interactive digital prospectus. From here, you can book a place on one of our open events, view and apply for courses and hear from staff and students about what it's like to be part of our community.

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