What is higher education?

Studying higher education can give you access to exciting new opportunities and more career options! There are lots of different types of courses and subjects to prepare you for career success. 

Higher education study will help you to develop transferable skills for a successful future! 

You can expect to:

  • Learn more independently

  • Use your initiative to expand your knowledge around your course subject area

  • Take responsibility for your own studying

  • Be self motivated

  • Manage your time effectively and find a work/life balance

  • With 100% pass rate in 18 A-Level subjects, we can help you achieve.

    (Summer 2018)

100%of our HND students progressed to employment or further study


(*Based on HND student destination data, 2016/17 academic year).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our highly qualified and experienced staff deliver a range of programmes from HNCs, HNDs to foundation degrees and degrees.

100% of our HNC students progressed to employment or further study.*

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17 - HNC 19+ students )

We have approximately 600 higher education students with just over half studying full-time.

Sunderland College has been awarded TEF Silver award in recognition of our teaching excellence.*

(*The Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework 2018)