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Higher Education in Hartlepool

Welcome to Higher Education in Hartlepool. Studying for a degree doesn't have to mean going to university. Hartlepool College has an offer that can really enhance your career. Research shows HE graduates can earn more over the course of their lifetime than people without formal university qualifications. We deliver a variety of HNC/HND, Foundation Degree and Degree programmes, in partnership with Teesside University, designed in collaboration with employers to ensure quality and relevance to industry.

Many of our Higher Education courses have options to progress to a full honours degree. Enjoy the best teaching, learning and resources in our industry standard town centre campus. Courses can be delivered on a part-time basis to fit in with your work and life commitments; others can be followed full time. Achieve your personal, career and academic ambitions at Hartlepool College - Higher Education in Hartlepool.

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Aeronautical Engineering // Fabrication & Welding

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Building Services Engineering // Manufacturing Engineering // Mechatronics // Instrumentation and Control Engineering
Building Studies // Electrical and Electronic Engineering // Mechanical Engineering

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Certificate in Education Education and Training (Cert Ed) // Professional Graduate Certificate in Education and Trainin (PGCE)

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Design for the Creative Industries // 
Sports Coaching and Exercise // Public Services // Supporting Teaching and Learning
Early Years Sector Endorsed // Working with Children and Young People

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BA(Hons) Education and Training // BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering // MEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering

Satisfaction results from the National Students Survey (NSS) :

Overall Satisfaction Results:

 20162015All FECsTop QuartileAll England
Overall Satisfaction (%)9384809088

Aspects Results:

 20162015All FECsTop QuartileAll England
Teaching on Programme (%)9793859087
Assessment & Feedback (%)8886787874
Academic Support (%)8788828582
Organisation & Management (%)8684748479
Learning Resources (%)8186778886
Personal Development (%)8991818382


Bassey Edet

Bassey Edet is flying high after landing his dream job in the aviation sector. Bassey, who arrived in Middlesbrough from Nigeria, West Africa looking to further his education is flying high after landing a job with a global aviation specialist.
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Lewis Marr - Entrepreneur

Working in the field of sports, Lewis Marr knows better than anyone that while you don’t always win, it’s how you carry on after losing that matters. Today Lewis is Managing Director of Education Enterprise, a sport and physical activity coaching company that works in primary schools and community settings across Hartlepool and County Durham, but just four short years ago he faced a dilemma that made him realise that his future success was in his own hands – with the right help and support.
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Jessica Hough - Welding Engineer

Former Hartlepool College of Further Education Fabrication and Welding student Jessica Hough has shown she has the right mettle to succeed in a traditionally male-dominated career by winning not one but two prestigious awards - she was voted Welding Student of The Year by both The Welding Institute’s Northumbria Branch and GE Oil & Gas.
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Need more Support?

Our Award-Winning* Student Services staff can help you before you study with us, while you are here and even when you've left! With professional information, careers and finance staff, you can access the support that will best assist your studies and progression. We offer 1:1 guidance appointments, employability opportunities for individuals and groups as well as Student Loans support.

If you want to know more about the support you can access, check out our Student Services page.

*Voted Number 1 Student Services Department in the UK in Further Education at the March 2017 NAMSS National Awards

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Associated documents

  • Higher Education in Hartlepool - Course Guide
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