At Riverside College, our Higher Education qualifications are designed to enhance your career prospects, support progression, promotion and increased earning potential. They also offer you the opportunity for a complete change of direction.
We have a range of Higher Education courses including Higher National Certificates (HNC), Higher National Diplomas (HND), Foundation Degrees, Top-up Degrees and Teacher Education (PCET & PGCE).
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Learning with us on average can cost £10,000 less than at university. Student loans are available for all of our HE courses (subject to eligibility).
Riverside College is committed to helping all students within their first year of full-time Higher Education study (to purchase, for example, course related equipment). We are pleased to offer a £500 bursary which will be linked to student attendance, punctuality and achievement. To find out what support you could be eligible for, please call our Admissions Team on 0151 257 2053.
Quality and Partnership with Staffordshire University
Quality Assured (QAA)
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) confirm the quality and standards of provision of Higher Education at Riverside College. Good practice was reported in relation to the effective integration of all student support services to enable students to develop their academic, personal and professional potential.
In Partnership with Staffordshire University
Riverside College is a franchised partner college of Staffordshire University. This means that you can study locally at Riverside College for a qualification that is awarded by Staffordshire University.
In Partnership with Employers
At Riverside College we appreciate the importance of offering qualifications that are relevant to the needs of employers. With this in mind, local employers have been involved in the design of our higher education courses. This way, you can be assured that your qualification is of real benefit to your career aspirations and to your current and future employer.
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