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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. Check out our range of Higher Education programmes HERE

Satisfaction results from the National Students Survey 2017 (NSS) :

% of students who Agree HCFE Region Average
The Teaching on my course 86 85
Learning opportunities 86 84
Assessment and Feedback 82 74
Academic support 88 80
Student Voice 77 70
Overall satisfaction 85 84


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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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TES Silver Teaching Excellence Framework




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  • Higher Education in Hartlepool - Course Guide
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