How To Apply

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
  • DET - Diploma in Education and Training
  • PGCE - Professional Graduate Certificate in Education
  • AAT Level 4
  • HNC Construction
  • HNC/D Civil Engineering
  • HNC Mechanical Engineering
  • Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy
  • Level 4 Diploma in Hairdressing & Salon Management
  • Access to Health Professions - First Steps to Nursing
  • Access to Social Work
  • Access to Criminology
  • Access to Humanities


To apply, contact us on 01793 498106 or email


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 (Production) Media Make-up (Course code: W452)
  • HND Photography (Course code: 046W)
  • HND Computing (Course code: 213T)
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Course code: H300)
  • HND Sport (131Q)
  • HND Product Design (Ceramics) (2W42)


Contact us

For further information, please contact us on 01793 498106 or email


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Laura Berry

Level 3 | Sport

I would definitely recommend the college to other people because there is more freedom, you still have to do assignments by a deadline but you can work towards them at your own pace. The on-site gym is well equipped and facilities are good.
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Debbie Hooper

Level 3 | Early Years Apprenticeship

‘From standing still, I have climbed a mountain and it has been a challenge but worth the climb!’