As well as college courses, we also offer Higher Education qualifications – don’t miss your chance to study at the only University Centre in Calderdale. From moving up the career ladder to making new friends, choose the local option with Calderdale College. Find out more about our range of degree options below.


New students studying at Level 4 may be eligible for a £500 bursary. Find out more here.

What careers could
a degree lead to?

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Do you…

Want to become part of a close-knit community of around 300 students and industry-experienced tutors with access to high quality academic skills support.

Studying with us…

Gives you access to superb on-site facilities for learning, sports and meeting new people.

Why Calderdale…

Our competitive fees and local position help to make your studies more affordable and convenient too.

You’ll enjoy…

The support of our careers and student well-being teams as well as helpful tutors, and there’s every chance you’ll make friends for life along the way.

University Centre

Receive a £500 Bursary when enrolling on a foundation degree or HND at our University Centre.

Level 4 Bursary
The University Centre Bursary Scheme is worth £500, for new full-time Level 4 students. 

Eligibility for this Bursary Scheme will be based on good attendance and progress in your studies. Each eligible student will receive their first instalment of £150 in December, a second instalment of £150 in March, and the third and final instalment of £200 in July.

For more information about the Bursary Scheme please get in touch:

E-mail: HE Bursary Team – [email protected]

Be the best you...

Access to HE

If you would like to study a degree but left school without the grades you need, then an Access to HE course could be for you. Our Access qualifications are designed to give you the UCAS points so you can progress to a degree-level course after only one year of study.

Intensive courses in areas such as Health, Art & Design and Social Sciences are available at Calderdale College and prepare students for study as an undergraduate. Around 90% of applicants successfully gain a place at university upon completion of their diploma.

The awarding body of our Access to HE courses is One Awards and by studying with us you are guaranteed an interview with the University of Huddersfield, providing you meet the University’s eligibility criteria.

University Centre Partners

Why Calderdale College?

Learn from the experts – all of our tutors have a wealth of knowledge, experience and employer contacts to set you apart from the rest.

Remain local – your ideal qualification is on your doorstep so you can continue your daily life around your studies.

Save money – Calderdale College offers flexible financial solutions which means there is nothing to stop you from achieving! Studying at the University Centre is more cost-effective than studying at a university. Your tuition fee loan is only repaid once you earn over a certain amount per year.

Enjoy small intimate class sizes with excellent study support compared to university and full or part-time courses to fit around your lifestyle. Our dedicated study support helps you to achieve your learning goals.

We’ll ensure that you have the right sort of support to help them realise your full potential. We also have an award winning careers advice and student services team to support you.

We work closely with employers to ensure our courses deliver the skills and knowledge they need in the workplace and that you need for your chosen career.

We have a range of courses to choose from,  from Childcare and Creative Arts to Business and Sport, plus a wide range of professional qualifications on a part time basis from CIPD and ILM to AAT.

We may look a little different!

You might have noticed we recently made some changes to the look of our website but don’t worry you can still find all the courses and information you need!

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