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Higher Education

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.

Photography HNC – C6329

Course Code: C6329

Key Information

  • Start Date 09 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    4 hours per week
  • Duration 1 year
  • 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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Construction and the Built Environment Higher National Diploma level 5 – C3385

Course Code: C3385

Key Information

  • Start Date 10 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    9 hours per week
  • Duration 3 years
  • 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 in the Built Environment Higher National Certificate – C0011

Course Code: C0011

Key Information

  • Start Date 10 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    6 hours per week
  • Duration 1 year
  • 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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Building Engineering Services Higher National Certificate – C0013

Course Code: C0013

Key Information

  • Start Date 11 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    6 hours per week
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

The higher national qualifications in building services engineering are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the building services engineering sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in building services engineering. In addition to the knowledge, understanding […]

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Business (Blended Learning) Higher National Certificate – C1401

Course Code: C1401

Key Information

  • Start Date 11 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

This intensive one-year course will provide you with specialised knowledge delivered in a blended teaching structure. Units in the course include marketing, management and operations and account management, giving you the edge when starting out in your business career. Our graduates from this course have secured jobs in sectors such as finance and marketing.

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Artistic Makeup and Special Effects Foundation Degree – C0039

Course Code: C0039

Key Information

  • Start Date 21 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Secure your career in fashion or media by completing this unique course in artistic make-up and special effects. Your learning will specialize in developing unique skills with up-to-date techniques used in today's industry. Delivered by a team of expert staff and visits from industry guest speakers you will develop both your confidence and employability skills.

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

Course Code: C6089

Key Information

  • Start Date 21 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • 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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BA (Hons) Top-up Tourism and Events Management – C6949

Course Code: C6949

Key Information

  • Start Date 21 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Designed for students looking to broaden their horizons and to open up opportunities around the world, this top-up course is for those looking to progress into the travel and events industry. By covering tourism, events, management and academic research you will focus on widening your knowledge and experience in these areas ready for employment

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Business Higher National Diploma – C0245

Course Code: C0245

Key Information

  • Start Date 21 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

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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