Higher Education

Studying higher education can give you access to exciting new opportunities and more career options! There are lots of different types of courses and subjects to prepare you for career success. 

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Why study with us

What to expect?

Higher Education study will help you to develop transferable skills for a successful future! Compared to Level 3 vocational or A-Level courses, you'll find that you will be expected to:

  • Learn more independently
  • Use your initiative to expand your knowledge around your course subject area
  • Take responsibility for your own study
  • Be self motivated
  • Manage your time effectively and find a work/life balance
100%

of our HNC students progressed to employment or further study.*

*Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (HNC 19+ students)

100%

of our HND students progressed to employment or further study.*

*Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (HND 19+ students)

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100% of our HNC and HND students progressed to employment or further study, 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (HNC 19+ students)

Why choose Sunderland College?

We are the College of the Year

(* Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

96% of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, students aged

97% of adult learners agree their course is helping their skills to get better.

(On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19+)

Our achievement rates are above the national average