Whether you’re about to finish College or sixth form, or you want to return to study, Dearne Valley College (DVC) offers a range of Higher Education courses designed to suit your lifestyle and career aspirations. Our part-time courses are ideal for those who may already be working but want to gain a nationally recognised Higher Education qualification to progress their career.

Why Study Higher Education at Dearne Valley College?

  • No upfront costs, as our Higher Education students can access tuition fee loans

  • Affordable fees and help with your Student Finance application

  • Support via the Higher Education Access to Learning fund for those in financial hardship

  • Academically qualified and industry experienced staff plus regular guest speaker sessions

  • Supportive environment with access to a dedicated Higher Education Study Skills Tutor

  • Small class sizes and one-to-one support

  • A timetable specifically designed to fit work, home and lifestyle commitments around your studies

  • Excellent support services including pre and on-programme study skills support, careers guidance, counselling, sports academies plus much more

  • Excellent on-site facilities including free car parking, Job Zone, diner, learning centre, sports centre, salon and restaurant

  • Courses have been designed in collaboration with employers, ensuring you will gain skills demanded by modern-day industry

  • Visits and residential excursions to industry-related venues, businesses and destinations

  • Partnerships with outstanding universities, with our Foundation Degrees being validated by Teesside University, one of the UK’s top universities