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Higher Education Courses

Overview

At Leicester College you can choose from a wide range of higher education level qualifications in subjects ranging from business and computing, to health care and childcare, through to performing arts, teacher education and construction. There really is something for everyone.

Our undergraduate teaching team are industry experienced, and the excellent experience that they give to our students means that we see many of our BTEC and Access learners progress into higher education with us. Our excellence in teaching was recently recognised when we were award a Gold TEF.

Who are Leicester College Higher Education courses for?

To study a HE course with us you will need to have already achieved a level 3 qualification, or other suitable qualification if you are progressing onto a further HE course. We offer both full and part time study so that you can choose an option which is best for you. Our class sizes are deliberately smaller than you will find in universities and full time taught hours range from 12 to 15 hours per week. This ensure that you receive more quality one-to-one time with your lecturers.

Everyone studying with us benefits from a personal tutor and can access additional learning support if required.

Further information

We have a strong partnership with a large number of local and national employers, giving you work experience opportunities and contacts to develop your career during and after your course.

BA (Hons) in Acting (Creative Performance Practice) – C6089

Course Code: C6089

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 01 Aug 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Gain a full BA(Hons) in just two years with our accelerated Creative Performance Practice Acting degree, in conjunction with ALRA. This is a fantastic springboard for a professional career in actings. ALRA's alumni include Miranda Hart, Tanya Franks and Vincent Regan. This degree is in partnership with De Montfort University.

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Business Higher National Diploma – C0245

Course Code: C0245

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 01 Aug 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus City Skills Centre

This is a two-year full-time university-level course in partnership with De Montfort University. Awarded by De Montfort University, You will have access to the main university campus facilities whilst being taught at Leicester College. Over three terms per year, the programme brings together the practical and theoretical elements of management, marketing and finance and leads […]

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Computing Higher National Diploma – C0005

Course Code: C0005

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 01 Aug 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

If your ambition is to work in the computing industry this could be the springboard you need for your chosen career.Equivalent to the first two years of a degree, this Higher National Diploma covers key areas including research and ethics, visual web development, and advanced programming, helping you build a diverse and competitive skillset.

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HND (DMU) Business Yr 2 – C0246

Course Code: C0246

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 01 Aug 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus City Skills Centre

This course follows on from C0245 and this is a second year of the HND qualification in Business. Progress will depend on attendance, punctuality and progress. An exciting opportunity to progress onto year 2 of the HND in Business course. A wide range of modules will be delivered over the year which will be delivered […]

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Photography HNC – C6329

Course Code: C6329

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 04 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    4 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Explore and develop your photography skills with our two year, part-time course, through industry-led teaching and access to our excellent photograph facilities, you will open up opportunities in your current job or a new career pathway. With a variety of modules, you will find your niche and be inspired to further your skills.

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Performing Arts Higher National Certificate – C6941

Course Code: C6941

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 07 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 29 weeks
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Whether your interests are in musical theatre, classical theatre, contemporary theatre or physical theatre this course provides opportunities to strengthen your skills for all genres of performance. The HNC will be delivered in part within the College’s professional city centre performance venue, the Sue Townsend Theatre, a fully equipped 250 seat theatre.

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Public Services Higher National Certificate – C5278

Course Code: C5278

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 07 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Do you want to work in public services such as the fire service, police or the forces? Then this is the course for you. All delivery staff have significant experience within the public services or are subject area specialists. There may be opportunities to complete projects overseas, working with educational establishments in the host country.

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Construction and the Built Environment (CNST) Higher National Diploma – C5134

Course Code: C5134

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    9 hours per week
  • duration Duration 3 years
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

The Higher National qualifications in construction and the built environment are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the construction and the built environment sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in construction and the built environment. […]

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Construction and the Built Environment Higher National Diploma level 5 – C3385

Course Code: C3385

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    9 hours per week
  • duration Duration 3 years
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

The Higher National qualifications in construction and the built environment are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the construction and the built environment sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in construction and the built environment. […]

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