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Higher Education at Tameside College

Higher Education at Tameside College

Tameside College has a reputation for providing the right skills for local, regional and national employers. This includes the delivery of degree courses to meet the demand of higher level skills that businesses require

In a recent survey of employers (summer 2016) the CBI reported the following needs:

  • 77% of businesses expect to have more job openings for people with higher level skills.
  • The demand for leadership and management skills has increased to 67%.
  • The proportion of businesses (69%) not confident there will be enough people available in the future with the skills to fill their high-skilled jobs has reached a new high.

Degree level qualifications will make you more attractive to employers and more competitive in the job market.

Higher Education Prospectus

 Download our HE Prospectus (PDF)

HE Course Guide PDF

Higher education courses 2017/18

Computing and Business Management

  • HND Business Management
  • HND Computing and Systems Management
  • Accounting AAT (Level 4)


  • HNC/HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering

Health, Social and Childcare

  • Foundation Degree in Early Years HND Health and Social Care
  • HND Health and Social Care

Sport and Public Services

  • HND Sport
  • HND Public Services

Teaching and Education

  • Foundation Degree in Teaching Assistance
  • Foundation Degree in Early Years
  • Certificate in Education and Teaching in the Learning and Skills Sector

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