HIGHER EDUCATION

There are lots of benefits of studying for a degree, but it doesn’t have to mean going to university. If you want to continue in education, progress in your career or move into a new career, a higher education (HE) course could be the perfect next step. With full and part-time options available, and a wide range of subjects, we’re sure to have a course to meet your needs.

Our Foundation degree (FdA) courses are validated by the University of Bedfordshire.

Our HNC and HND courses are validated by Pearson.

We are also accredited by The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and awarded Bronze TEF status by Office for Students.

 

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Why study higher education at Barnfield College?

  • Save money by studying local and living at home
  • Pay up to £6,000 a year compared to £9,000 at university
  • Get yourself work-ready with our employer-focused curriculum
  • Study in our purpose-built HE centre complete with lecture theatre, classrooms and social area
  • Taught by highly qualified staff with extensive academic and industry knowledge
  • Supportive environment with smaller class sizes and more one-to-one tutor contact
  • Excellent value for money
  • Choice of ‘topping up’ to a full Bachelors degree at a participating university or going directly into employment

Higher Education course validation

Our Foundation degree (FdA) courses are validated by the University of Bedfordshire.

Our HNC and HND courses are validated by Pearson.

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QAA – the mark of HE quality

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality and standard have been met. As well as being recognised for meeting UK expectations, areas of good practice identified by QAA have been appropriately disseminated.

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Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework

We’re also proud to confirm that Barnfield College has been awarded Bronze TEF status by Office for Students confirming that we are a Higher Education provider that delivers teaching, learning and outcomes for its students that meet rigorous national quality requirements for UK Higher Education.

Find out more about our Bronze TEF status.

For more information

For more information or an informal discussion about our higher education programmes, please contact admissions@barnfield.ac.uk, call us on 01582 569 569 or attend one of our Open Events.

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We know choosing what and where to study is a big decision. Here are a few big reasons why studying at Barnfield College could be the best choice for your future.

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