Higher Education students enjoy a first class learning experience within a stimulating and supportive atmosphere led by highly experienced and qualified lecturers.

Higher Education courses at The Isle of Wight College offer you the opportunity to study at a university level and provide excellent career pathways.

Our focus on high quality programmes, which are affordable and eliminate the expense of travelling or relocation, give you the opportunity to achieve the skills and qualifications you need to succeed.

The courses are validated and quality assured by regional universities and national professional bodies meaning you will study to high academic standards. This results in graduates having excellent employment prospects and opportunities for promotion as The College works closely with business and industry.

If you wish to develop your potential and become a leader within your chosen field there are a range of study options available to you. This includes full time Higher National Diplomas (HND) and Foundation Degrees (FdA) or part time Foundation Degrees (FdA), Higher National Certificates (HNC) as well as a range of professional qualifications.

The current provision includes Accounting, Business, Childcare, Computing, Engineering, Graphic Design, Management and Teacher Education. These courses can offer opportunities for both school leavers (18 or older) and mature students.

Many of our recent graduates have gone on to achieve first class honours degrees.

For information regarding assistance with fees for Higher Education courses, please refer to the government student finance site.




Our Students Say

My tutors have a huge amount of knowledge and a passion for teaching. Without their help and support I would not be ready to move on

Louise Ellison

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