Higher Education

Higher Education Courses

University-level qualifications on your doorstep!

If you want to make it as a graduate, why not save time and money by studying a university-level course close to home, at one of Wales’ top performing colleges?

All of our higher education courses are accredited by top universities, so you’ll gain a recognised qualification while saving money on travel, accommodation and tuition fees by studying local.

  • Our higher education course fees are lower than most universities, so it’s perfect for fitting study around work/life commitments.
  • Our classes are smaller and more intimate than a university setting so you can get the help and support you need.
  • You could be eligible for a range of financial support and subsidies as a full time or part time higher education learner, including a grant of up to £6,885 per year!

With over 40 university-level courses, apply now to make it as a graduate!

Art and Design, Media, Photography

Being able to do something you’re passionate about for your day job means it’s likely you’ll enjoy a lot of job satisfaction, making a career in the creative industries a great choice. Whether you’re a passionate photographer or looking to launch a career in game design, our courses will help you to reach your goals.

BA Top Up – Photography

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 21 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Artist Designer Maker

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 21 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Games - Art and Design

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 21 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Illustration

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 22 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Photography

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 20 September 2022

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HND Specialist Make Up

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 21 September 2022

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Business and Management

In our modern world, business and commerce govern almost every aspect of our lives – so all businesses and organisations need strong leaders and switched-on managers. The teaching on our business and management courses is relevant, applied and connected with industry, so you’ll gain the skills employers look for in applicants.

AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (modularised)

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 05 September 2022

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AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (modularised)

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 06 September 2022

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AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (modularised)

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 06 September 2022

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AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (modularised)

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 28 November 2022

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AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (modularised)

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 29 November 2022

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AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (modularised)

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 29 November 2022

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AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (modularised)

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 20 March 2023

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AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (modularised)

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 20 March 2023

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AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (modularised)

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 21 March 2023

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HNC Business

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 20 September 2022

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Computing and Digital Technology

We’re surrounded by technology in the modern world so strong digital and computing skills are in high demand. By studying a higher education computing course, you can equip yourself with the skills you need for a rewarding career, as well as having access to state of the art equipment on which to learn.

HNC Digital Technologies

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 21 September 2022

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Construction and the Built Environment

Design and build your own future in the world of construction. A career in construction is your opportunity to leave a tangible imprint on our neighbourhoods of the future. Our higher-level qualifications will give you the skills, knowledge and industry experience employers look for.

HNC Construction and the Built Environment

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 27 September 2022

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HNC Construction and the Built Environment

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 27 September 2022

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HNC Engineering: Civil Engineering

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 27 September 2022

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HNC Engineering: Civil Engineering

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 27 September 2022

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HND Civil Engineering

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 27 September 2022

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HND Civil Engineering

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 27 September 2022

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HND Construction and the Built Environment

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 27 September 2022

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HND Construction and the Built Environment

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 27 September 2022

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Equine and Animal Health

If you have a passion for animals, why not make a career out of it? Take the reins and study one of our equine or animal courses at our beautiful rural-based campus in Usk. We have a broad choice of courses as well as established links with the University of South Wales and Aberystwyth University.

BSc (Hons) Top Up (Animal Health and Welfare)

Usk Campus
Start date: 12 September 2022

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BSc (Hons) Top Up (Veterinary Nursing)

Usk Campus
Start date: 12 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Animal Health and Welfare

Usk Campus
Start date: 15 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Equine Studies

Usk Campus
Start date: 16 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Veterinary Nursing

Usk Campus
Start date: 12 September 2022

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Education and Training

A career in education can be exciting and rewarding, giving you the chance to improve the future prospects of those you teach. With our courses gaining your qualifications to teach the over 16s, you could be working with school leavers who want to go on to university or helping adults to retrain and start their dream career.

Professional Certificate in Education (ProfCert) in Post compulsory Education and Training (PcET)

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 19 September 2022

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Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PgCE) in Post compulsory Education & Training (PcET)

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 19 September 2022

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Engineering

The work of engineers plays a role in our everyday lives, with this sector being diverse, highly skilled and well paid. If you have a mathematical brain and enjoy problem solving then embarking on a career in this industry could be a great fit. Our HNC and HND Engineering courses will give you plenty of hands on experience as well as the theoretic knowledge to back it up.

HNC Engineering

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 19 September 2022

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HNC Engineering: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 07 September 2022

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HNC Mechanical Engineering

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 05 September 2022

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HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 07 September 2022

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HND Mechanical Engineering

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 08 September 2022

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Free Personal Learning Accounts

If you’re 19 or over, in a job earning less than £29,534 a year and want to take the next step to a great career, a Personal Learning Account could be just what you’re looking for.

Select a course from the list below to find out more about eligibility and apply now!

Certificate in Higher Education in Substance Misuse

Flexible

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Foundation Degree Exercise and Wellness Management

Flexible

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HND Complementary Healthcare (with Practitioner status)

Flexible

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HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Flexible

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HND Mechanical Engineering

Flexible

Part Time Day View Course

Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PgCE) in Post compulsory Education and Training (PcET)

Flexible

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Music, Drama and Dance

Explore music, drama or dance at a higher level with our HE courses. You could be learning about all aspects of the music industry, learning about performance and software techniques whilst building valuable industry contacts. Or maybe you’ll study performing arts, gaining a wide range of skills from both a performance and stage technology. The possibilities are endless when you study our music and drama higher education courses.

Foundation Degree Creative Industries: Popular Music Technology (Music Performance pathway)

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 20 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Creative Industries: Popular Music Technology (Music Production pathway)

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 20 September 2022

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Public Health and Care

Take care of your future! The care sector offers a diverse range of career opportunities that can be hugely rewarding and make a positive impact on the lives of others. Whether you want to focus on childhood studies or take a course that will qualify you for work with the wider community, we can provide you with the training needed to get started in this rewarding and respectable field of work.

Certificate in Higher Education in Substance Misuse

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 21 September 2022

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Certificate in Higher Education in Substance Misuse

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 21 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Childhood Studies

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 21 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Childhood Studies

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 19 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Community Health and Well Being

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 27 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Community Health and Well Being

Torfaen Learning Zone
Start date: 19 September 2022

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Sport, Tourism and Public Services

The travel and tourism sector is one of the most exciting and vibrant in the world. You could be helping someone find their dream holiday, travelling the world as an air steward or progressing through the ranks of a business as a top manager. By taking a higher education travel and tourism course you’re one step closer to reaching your goals.

Foundation Degree Exercise and Wellness Management

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 13 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Sports Coaching and Development

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 22 September 2022

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Foundation Degree Sports Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage (SCRaM)

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 21 September 2022

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HND Public and Emergency Services

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 12 September 2022

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HND Public and Emergency Services

Torfaen Learning Zone
Start date: 15 September 2022

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Theatrical Make Up and Complementary Therapies

Our beauty and therapies courses can help you embark on your dream career! Our higher education theatrical make up courses will let your creativity shine and will give you all the skills you need for an exciting role in the make up industry for film, theatre and television.

Our complementary therapies courses will see you complete your studies as a highly skilled professionally accredited therapist, ready for the world of work.

HND Complementary Healthcare (with Practitioner status)

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 21 September 2022

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HND Specialist Make Up

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 21 September 2022

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