On average graduates tend to earn more over the course of their lifetime than people without formal university qualifications. At Hartlepool College of Further Education with specialist tutors, excellent facilities, smaller class sizes and affordable payment methods, studying a degree doesn’t have to mean going to a university. With a variety of HNC/HND and Foundation Degree programmes we have an offer that can really enhance your career. As a dedicated business partner of Teesside University many of our higher education courses have options to progress to full honours degree. Studying at Hartlepool College gives you the opportunity to study closer to home and to be challenged as a thinker and a person. You will learn new methods to solve problems and make yourself more valuable to potential employers whilst saving on relocation fees.