Higher Education courses have various application routes, which are determined by qualification type, level and validating body. Please see below for how to apply for each higher education course.


Swindon College Applications

Applications for the following courses should be made directly to Swindon College:

  • Swindon Management School
    • Business Management
    • Human Resources
    • Marketing
  • AAT Level 4
  • Access to Health Professions - First Steps to Nursing
  • Access to Social Work
  • Access to Criminology
  • Access to Humanities

To apply for the above course, contact us on 01793 498106 or email studentservices@swindon.ac.uk 

  • Level 4 HNC Construction and The Built Environment (Construction)
  • Level 4 HNC Construction and The Built Environment (Civil Engineering)
  • Level 5 HND Construction and The Built Environment (Top up from HNC) 
  • Level 4 HNC Engineering (General Engineering)
  • Level 4 HNC Engineering (Electrical and Electronic)
  • Level 5 HND Engineering (Top up from HNC)
  • Level 5 DET - Diploma in Education and Training
To apply for the above courses, email HEAdmissions@swindon.ac.uk 

UCAS Applications

For the following undergraduate/first degrees, applications should be made to UCAS:

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Courses listed under Oxford Brookes University (institution code: O66)

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Course code: W210)
  • BA (Hons) Illustration (Course code W221)
  • BA (Hons) Education and Lifelong Learning (top-up) (Course code: X316)
  • BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies (Course code: X319)
  • Foundation Degree Health and Social Care (Course code: L514)
  • Foundation Degree Educational Practice (Course code: X101)
  • Foundation Degree Early Years (Course code: X318)

Courses listed under Swindon College (Institution code: S98)

  • HND Performing Arts Technical Arts Media Make-up (Course code: W452)
  • HND Photography (Course code: 046W)
  • HND Computing (Course code: 213T)
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Course code: H300)
  • HND Product Design (Ceramics) (2W42)
  • HND Art Practice 
  • HND Digital Design

Contact us

For further information, please contact us on 01793 498106 or email HEAdmissions@swindon.ac.uk 


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