Why study University Centre at Halesowen College?
You may be seeking professional development or a promotion at work, whatever the reason you will find that our Higher Education courses give you flexibility and vocational skills.
HNCs and HNDs
Higher National Certificates (Level 4) and Higher National Diplomas (Level 5) are work-related qualifications that are highly valued by employers.
HNCs and HNDs are a mix of academic and hands-on practical and vocational learning that will develop the skills you need in the workplace.
Upon successful completion of an HNC or HND course you may choose to progress to the second year of a degree level qualification.
Foundation Degrees are vocational higher education qualifications that combine academic and work-based learning.
They are designed with the help of employers and are offered in partnership with universities so, upon successful completion, you will receive a university accredited qualification.
Employability is a key aspect of Foundation Degree programmes; these programmes will enhance your employment opportunities, and/or allow you to prepare for a career change.
Choose from the following higher programmes:
Level 4+ - Higher
- AAT Accounting Level 4 Diploma
- Animal Management HND
- Applied Biology HNC
- Applied Biology HND
- Applied Chemistry HNC
- Applied Chemistry HND
- Business and Professional Administration Level 4 NVQ - Higher Apprenticeship
- Business HNC
- Business HND
- Computing HNC
- Computing HND
- Creative Media Production HND
- Early Years Foundation Degree
- Education and Training Level 5 Diploma (DET) Intensive 1 Year Programme
- Engineering HNC
- Engineering Level 4 - Higher Apprenticeship
- Graphic Design HNC
- Health & Social Care Foundation Degree
- Healthcare Science Associate Level 4 - Higher Apprenticeship
- IT Computing & Web Professionals Level 4 - Higher Apprenticeship
- Laboratory Science Level 5 - Higher Apprenticeship
- Learning Support Foundation Degree
- Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (CET)
- Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET)
- Music HND
- Operations/Departmental Manager Level 5 - Higher Apprenticeship
- Photography HND
- Policing HND
- Professional Practice Top-up Award BA (Hons)
- Social Science Foundation Degree
- Software Developer Level 4 - Higher Apprenticeship
- Sport and Exercise Science HND
- Therapeutic Counselling EDEXCEL Level 5 Diploma