Our Higher Education Courses
We offer a range of industry focused higher education courses including university level Foundation Degrees, a BA (Hons) Degree (subject to approval), Higher National Diplomas, higher level professional qualifications and Higher Apprenticeships. We also offer pre-degree courses for those who would like to study at a higher level in the future, but have not gained the relevant qualifications.
You can read more about our different courses in this prospectus, along with details of entry requirements, how to apply, finances and facilities.
- E-Business Technologies Foundation Degree
- History, Heritage & Archaeology Foundation Degree
- Managing in the Public Sector Services Foundation Degree
- Creative Media Productions Higher National Diploma (from September 2015)
- Engineering Higher National Diploma
- Performing Arts (Acting) Higher National Diploma
We also offer higher level professional qualifications for people who are already working in the fields of counselling or teaching and who want to expand their knowledge and skills to enhance their abilities and their career options.
Why Study at Strode?
By studying a higher education course at Strode College you will improve your career prospects and your chance of gaining employment within the south-west.
There are many other benefits too. We offer high-quality, local, affordable higher education with excellent specialist teaching and facilities, and our smaller class sizes mean that you will get more personal attention and support. Also, if you live locally already, you can stay at home while you study, save on costs and remain close to family and friends. And, if you want to progress even higher with your education, there are linked Honours Degree courses at Strode (subject to approval), at our partner Plymouth University and we provide expert advice and help with university applications and careers guidance.
Please see the Tuition Fees page for more information.
See the Financial Support page for details on scholarships, grants and loans available to higher education students.
We continually monitor the quality of our HE and FE provision. We encourage students to give feedback through the National Student Survey and our internal survey. Student overall satisfaction levels reached 85% in the 2013 NSS Survey, higher than the national average.
We are committed to helping our students reach their full potential by valuing them as individuals and by providing high levels of teaching and support. We know this approach makes a real difference to our students’ satisfaction, their success and their enjoyment of the course. We also provide outstanding learning support facilities, including support for people with learning difficulties and disabilities who want to enter higher education.