High Demand for HE

Demand for high level skills is particularly high in the city and surrounding areas with manufacturing, aerospace, health care and educational professions requiring highly educated and skilled individuals. To respond to this demand we have developed locally available opportunities for progression into Higher Education for employees seeking career advancement or as part of a company's long term workforce development plan. New Foundation Degrees have been developed in direct response to key employers demands and mainly for part-time modes of attendance, while the development of our existing Higher National provision will continue to respond to employers needs.

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DANCOP at Derby College

Welcome to the Derby College DANCOP team Moodle page. We're here to help with any questions you have about your progression after Derby College. We provide impartial Information, Advice and Guidance about your Higher Education options after college, whether that's traditional university, a high…

Advanced Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools


This is for all Teaching Assistants completing their apprenticeship here at Derby College.

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning 2018


This Teaching Assistant Level 2 course is set to the new standards 2018

HNC Business


HNC Business (part-time) 2017-19

HND Business


HND top up from HNC (2017/18) 

HNC BTEC in Fashion and Textiles (Retail Focus)

This course is design to develop Learners skills and knowledge needed for a fast paced and ever changing career within the Fashion industry. Learners will develop a range of skills,knowledge and experiences that will support their progression into a wide range of career opportunities or onto the Fa…

Foundation Degree in International Hospitality

The hospitality industry is probably the world’s fastest-growing, job-creating profession and employs one in ten people world-wide. In the UK alone, the industry employs over 1.8 million people, about 6% of total working population. It is estimated that the industry will require 30,000-35,000 tra…

Higher Education Central


Welcome to Higher Education at Derby College. This page is the central information and navigation page for all HE courses at Derby College.