Higher Education at our Partner Colleges
Sheffield Hallam works in partnership with a number of Further Education Colleges who provide University validated courses such as Foundation Degrees, Certificates of Higher Education (Cert HE), as well as full degrees. Upon successful completion of either a Foundation Degree or a Cert HE, you may then be able to ‘top up’ to a full honours degree at Sheffield Hallam.
Our validated courses are available in a range of subject areas including Art and Design, Media, Performing Arts, Public Services, Education, Sport, Business, Events & Tourism, Fashion, Health and Social Care, Bioscience and Biochemistry, Games Design, Computing, Photography and Engineering.
What is a Foundation Degree and a Certificate in Higher Education?
A Foundation Degree is typically a level 4/5 vocational qualification equivalent to the first and second year of an honours degree. A Foundation Degree typically takes two years to complete with a further year 'top up' to make it a full honours degree.
A Certificate in Higher Education is typically a level 4 qualification and is equivalent to the first full year of a full-time degree programme. Upon successful completion, you can typically progress on to a relevant full Batchelors Degree.
Our Partner Colleges
Sheffield Hallam University validated courses are available at the following colleges:
- Barnsley College
- Chesterfield College
- Derby College Group
- DN Colleges Group – Doncaster College and North Lindsey College
- National College for Advanced Transport and Infrastructure
- RNN Group – Dearne Valley College, North Notts College and Rotherham College
- UCEN Manchester
- University Campus Oldham
- Sheffield College
- The Trafford Colleges Group – Stockport College and Trafford College
To find out more about the foundation courses available at our Partner colleges and entry requirements, please contact the college directly.
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