At the dedicated HE Open Events, members
of the public will be able to find out more about the subjects on
offer, the college's partnerships with leading universities, as
well as information about student loans and the learning support
The events are on Wednesday 13
April 11am to 2pm at Northumberland College's Ashington campus and
on Wednesday 20 April 11am to 2pm at the Kirkley Hall campus,
located in Ponteland.
Higher Education courses available at
the College include Access to HE Diplomas in Health or Social
Science, PGCEs, HND in Theatrical, Media and Special Effects
Make-up, Foundation Degrees in Arboriculture, Animal Management,
Equestrian Performance and Coaching and more.
Foundation Degrees, PGCE and Cert
Ed courses are offered in partnership with Newcastle University,
University of Cumbria and University of
One in three people now have degrees and
forecasts show that those with a degree typically earn more over
their working lives than people without academic qualifications,
with a premium of up to 34%.
Those higher education learners seeking
to study locally may be interested to know that HND study
programmes at the College may be topped-up with additional study at
university to achieve a full Honours Degree.
Northumberland College has almost
doubled its higher education course provision compared to previous
years, with 30 courses on offer for September
The College has also achieved record
applications for its HE courses over the last two years and
exceeded its enrolment target for the last academic year so advises
early application for courses starting in
To find out more please contact the
College's Help Hub on 01670 330 660 or email