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Higher Education

Helping you to dream big

Our University Centre is brimming with Higher Education opportunities designed to get you to where you want to be in your life and career.

We're confident we've got the course to make you go far! All our pathways are centred around you and encourage your development in a supportive learning environment.

Our Higher Education courses are perfect for anybody looking to improve their qualifications and progress into improved employment or as a stepping stone towards a higher university qualification. We offer courses at Level 4 and 5 (a BA Hons at university for example would be a Level 6 qualification).

To support progression to higher levels of study, the college has a number of partnerships with higher education institutions including the University of Salford and the University of Bolton.

Click HERE to read our full offer in the Higher Education Course Guide.

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Please see below our full list courses. If you have any questions, please email: enquiries@hopwood.ac.uk

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  • Level 5
  • 2 Years
  • Full Time
  • Early Years
  • Middleton
  • Level 5
  • 3 Years
  • Part Time
  • Early Years
  • Middleton
Foundation Degree Sports Coaching
  • Level 5
  • 2 Years
  • Full Time
  • Sport
  • Middleton
  • Level 4
  • 1 Year
  • Full Time
  • Creative Media
  • Rochdale
  • Level 5
  • 2 Years
  • Full Time
  • Creative Media
  • Rochdale
HNC Games Art and Development
  • Level 4
  • 1 Year
  • Full Time
  • Games Development
  • Rochdale
HND Games Art and Development
  • Level 5
  • 2 Years
  • Full Time
  • Games Development
  • Rochdale
HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Level 4
  • 2 Years
  • Part Time
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Middleton
HNC Mechanical Engineering
  • Level 4
  • 2 Years
  • Part Time
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Middleton
HNC in Business - Year 1
  • Level 4
  • 2 Years
  • Part Time
  • Business and Accounts
  • Middleton
HND Business
  • Level 5
  • 2 Years
  • Full Time
  • Business and Accounts
  • Middleton
  • Level 4
  • 16 weeks
  • Part Time
  • Education & Training
  • Middleton
Level 3 Award in Education and Training
  • Level 3
  • 12 Weeks
  • Part Time
  • Education & Training
  • Middleton
  • Level 4
  • 30 weeks
  • Part Time
  • Education & Training
  • Middleton
Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
  • Level 5
  • 2 Years
  • Part Time
  • Education & Training
  • Middleton
  • Level 4
  • 1 Year
  • Full Time
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Rochdale
HND in Computing
  • Level 5
  • 2 Years
  • Full Time
  • Computing
  • Middleton
  • Level 5
  • 2 Years
  • Part Time
  • Art & Design
  • Rochdale
HNC in Policing
  • Level 4
  • 1 Year
  • Full Time
  • Uniformed Public Services
  • Middleton
HND in Policing
  • Level 5
  • 2 Years
  • Full Time
  • Public Services
  • Middleton
HNC Animal Management
  • Level 4
  • 1 Year
  • Full Time
  • Animal Management
  • Middleton
HND Animal Management - Year 1
  • Level 5
  • 2 Years
  • Full Time
  • Animal Management
  • Middleton
HND Applied Science
  • Level 5
  • 1 Year
  • Full Time
  • Applied Science
  • Middleton