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Higher Education at our Partner Colleges

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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