Higher Education Courses

Studying a degree in Devon couldn’t be easier. Our University-level courses at Petroc offer high quality, flexible study in a caring and supportive environment. We offer a range of courses from Access to HE to Honours Degrees and Apprenticeships. 

Take a look at our courses below, or view our interactive guide for more information.  If you would like to know more about any of our Higher Education courses, please contact the HE office on 01271 852330 or email he@petroc.ac.uk  

Access to HE

These courses are specifically designed for learners aged 19+ who want to take a university-level course but don't have the normal entry requirements for Higher Education. 

Higher National Certificates (HNCs)

HNCs focus on 'learning by doing' and teach you very specific skills related to a particular job. 

Certificate in Education

This is the main professional qualification for teachers who require the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in teaching.

CIPD Certificate

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is a globally-recognised accrediting body and is highly sought after by employers.

Foundation Degrees

Foundation degrees are equivalent to studying for the first two years of an Honours Degree. They are designed to combine academic study with skills and attributes needed in the workplace. They have built-in progression routes to Honours Degrees.

Honours Degrees

This award develops your career skills and provides you with opportunities to apply your study to real work situations. 

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

These apprenticeships allow you to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience along with skills required for your current job and future career.

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Access to Higher Education

Art & Design - North Devon - FTB041
Childcare - North Devon - FTB348
Humanities, Education & Social Work - North Devon - FTB248
Nursing, Midwifery & Medical Science - North Devon  - FTB186
Science - North Devon - FTB185
Health & Social Care - Mid Devon - FTT128
Science - Mid Devon - FTT130
Science & Engineering - Mid Devon - FTT151
Diploma in Teaching - Humanities Route - FTB247
Diploma in Teaching - Science Route - FTB253

Higher National Certificates (HNCs)

Construction  - North Devon - HEB020
Electronics - North Devon - H600
Mechanical Design & Manufacture - North Devon - HEB116

Certificate in Education

Certificate in Education - North Devon - HEB007

CIPD Certificate

Human Resource Management Level 5 - North Devon - PTB153
Human Resource Management Level 5 - Mid Devon - PTT223L

Foundation Degrees

Animal Conservation - North Devon - HEB025
Business - Brannams - HEB018
Business with Events Management - Brannams - HEB004
Computing - Brannams - HEB009
Contemporary Musicianship - Brannams - HEB024
Early Childhood Studies - Brannams - HEB008
Early Childhood Studies - Mid Devon - HET004
Early Years Practice - Brannams - HEB117
Electronics & Communications - North Devon - HEB023
Health & Social Care - Mid Devon - HET005
Health & Social Care - Brannams - HEB019
Human Biosciences - North Devon - HEB010
Illustration - Brannams - HEB017
Law - Brannams - HEB006
Mechanical Design & Manufacture - North Devon - H300
Music Production & Live Sound - Brannams - HEB002
Psychological Studies - North Devon - HEB003
Sport: Coaching, Health & Fitness - North Devon - HEB014
Teaching & Learning - Brannams - HEB028

Honours Degrees

Higher & Degree Apprenticeships