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Higher Education (HE) Courses at Kirklees College

Higher Education (HE) Courses at Kirklees College

Go higher and get more

Kirklees College offers an exciting programme of degree level courses at a range of University Hubs within the college. Choose from animal care, business, childhood studies, counselling, creative industries, engineering, computing, construction, teaching assistants or sport.

The college has been praised by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for its excellent links with industry, outstanding access to our qualified, experienced staff, support at every stage and fabulous, specialist facilities.

In 2015, a quarter of our graduates were awarded First Class Honours degrees. In the same year, the National Student Survey (NSS) indicated that Kirklees College students are some of the most satisfied in with their Higher Education experience in West Yorkshire.

The annual survey showed that 90% of Kirklees College students were happy with their HE experience, one of the top performing institutions in West Yorkshire.

Graduation 2015 – photo gallery

New courses for 2016

From September 2016, Kirklees College's BA (Hons) in Contemporary Photographic Arts will become the BA (Hons) in Photography and Moving Image.

As well as the courses listed below, we offer a wide range of other higher level courses including counselling, CIM, AAT and other professional courses. Just use our course search for the full range of high level courses.

In 2015 we launched three new courses: FdSc Sports Coaching and Fitness, HNC Construction and FdSc Computing.

In 2016 we'll be offering the HNC in Public Services and we're looking to confirm a higher level course in musicianship.

Applying for courses 2015-2016

Find out how to apply.

Kirklees College will still consider applications. Please contact the HE Applications team for advice on 01484 437033 or email

Why study at Kirklees College?

Our students go higher and get more.

The college offers a huge range of degree level courses across its specialist centres. Many of the college's further education students progress onto higher education at Kirklees College and succeed with us.

The college also attracts students to its higher education courses from further afield. This is because our HE students get more from their course than they might at a university. With a vast amount of opportunity to win awards, work on real briefs from businesses, or develop their career interest at college, and with close contact to tutors, a Kirklees College HE student will stand out from the crowd.

Kirklees College offers the following higher education courses.

Animal care

Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
HNC Animal CareDownload  16/17 
HND Animal ManagementDownload  16/17 
HNC Equine ManagementDownload  16/17 
HND Equine ManagementDownload  16/17 

Batley School of Art

Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
BA (Hons) Fashion (Design, Production, Styling and Promotion)DownloadDownload 16/17 
BA (Hons) Fine Art for DesignDownloadDownload 16/17 
BA (Hons) Graphic DesignDownload  16/17 
BA (Hons) Photography and Moving ImageDownloadDownload 16/17 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
FdA Business ManagementDownloadDownload 16/17 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
BA (Hons) Childhood Studies (0-8 years)Download  16/17 
FdA Childhood StudiesDownloadDownload 16/17 
FdA Teaching AssistantsDownloadDownload 16/17 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
Higher National Certificate in Mechanical EngineeringDownload  16/17 
Higher National Certificate in Electronic and Electrical EngineeringDownloadDownload 16/17 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
FdSc ComputingDownloadDownloadDownload16/17 
FdSc Computing (Forensics and Security)DownloadDownload 16/17 
FdSc Computing (Systems and Networking)DownloadDownload 16/17 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and PracticeDownloadDownload 15/16 
Diploma in Literacy, ESOL and NumeracyDownloadDownload 15/16 
Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)Download  15/16 
Professional Graduate Certificate in Teaching (Lifelong Learning)DownloadDownloadDownload15/16 
TQUK Diploma in Education and Training Download  15/16 
Certificate in Teaching (Lifelong Learning)DownloadDownloadDownload15/16 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
FdSc Sports Coaching and FitnessDownload  16/17 

Performing Arts

Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
FdA Performing ArtsDownloadDownload 16/17 

Public Services

Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
Higher National Certificate or Diploma in Public ServicesDownload  16/17 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
Higher National Certificate in ConstructionDownload  16/17 

HE Prospectus

Higher Education Prospectus 2016-17

Higher Education Prospectus 2016-17

Download Prospectus




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Phone: 01484 437000

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Huddersfield Centre
Waterfront Quarter
Manchester Road

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