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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 2015-16

Kirklees College is pleased to announce three exciting developments within its higher education offer for 2015.

From 2015, the college offer:

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
HND Animal ManagementDownloadDownloadDownload15/16 
HNC / HND Equine ManagementDownload  15/16 

Batley School of Art

Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
BA (Hons) Fine Art for DesignDownloadDownloadDownload15/16 
BA (Hons) Contemporary Photographic ArtsDownloadDownloadDownload15/16 
BA (Hons) Fashion (Design, Production, Styling and Promotion)DownloadDownloadDownload15/16 
BA (Hons) Graphic DesignDownloadDownloadDownload15/16 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
FdA Business and ManagementDownloadDownloadDownload15/16 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
FdA Childhood StudiesDownloadDownloadDownload15/16 
FdA Teaching AssistantsDownloadDownload 15/16 
BA (Hons) Childhood Studies (0-8 years)Download  15/16 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
Diploma in Therapeutic CounsellingDownload  15/16 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
Higher National Certificate in Electronic and Electrical EngineeringDownloadDownloadDownload14/15 
Higher National Certificate in Mechanical EngineeringDownloadDownloadDownload15/16 


Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
FdSc Computing (Forensics and Security)DownloadDownloadDownload15/16 
FdSc Computing (Systems and Networking)DownloadDownloadDownload15/16 
FdSc ComputingDownloadDownloadDownload15/16 


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  15/16 

Performing Arts

Course Leaflet Handbook Spec Year Notes
FdA Performing ArtsDownload  15/16 

HE Prospectus

Higher Education Prospectus 2016-17

Higher Education Prospectus 2016-17

Download Prospectus




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Phone: 01484 437000

Kirklees College
Information Office
Huddersfield Centre
Waterfront Quarter
Manchester Road

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Our Supporters

European Social Fund
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