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Studying for a degree is a great pathway for your future. Whether you are at the start of your career journey or looking to take on a new challenge, there are so many reasons why the University Centre for Northern Devon is the perfect place to study.

The University Centre offers respected qualifications, hands-on learning, industry collaboration, and unwavering support for students in the region.

We offer qualifications including HNCs, higher-level apprenticeships, Access to HE diplomas, foundation degrees and honours degrees (validated by the ) in subjects that meet the demands of industry - both locally and nationally.

Our courses are designed in collaboration with industry experts and employers, ensuring that you acquire the practical skills and knowledge demanded by today's workforce. Through immersive, hands-on learning opportunities, you'll gain authentic insights and skills that will set you apart for future roles and opportunities in your chosen field.

We're dedicated to nurturing your potential and providing you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to flourish in your chosen career path.

And, whilst we know that money can sometimes be a worry when studying, our range of bursaries and loans can support you on your journey. What’s more, by staying local, you can also avoid incurring the living and travel costs which students usually face when moving away for university.


View our full list of courses and qualifications below:


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Applying for HE courses:

If you are applying to the University Centre for Northern Devon as well as other higher education institutions, please go to www.ucas.co.uk. You will need to enter the institution code name ‘PETRO’, institution code ‘P51’ and the course code. Alternatively, if you are only applying for courses facilitated by the University Centre for Northern Devon, you can do so through the website.

Why study at University Centre for Northern Devon?

Respected qualifications through the University of Plymouth

Hands-on, practical learning

Degree on your doorstep, saving you money

Designed with industry and employers

Nurturing and supportive community

Flexible courses that fit around you