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Types of Study

We have a course for everyone here at HSDC.

Whether you’re just leaving school, looking to retrain or if you just want to gain that GCSE you didn’t manage to get, we can help you.

With types of study such as full time programmes for school leavers, professional part time courses for those in employment, and employability skill courses to support employment opportunities, let us help you with your future plans.

Course Finder

Skip straight to the course finder to browse through the hundreds of courses on offer.

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Full Time (16-19 years)

Courses for those leaving school

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A levels

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Apprenticeships

Earn as you learn

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Part Time Courses

From CIPS to event planning

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Access Courses

Take an access course to support your application to university

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GCSEs

Full and part time courses

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Higher Education

Study a university-level course closer to home

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14-16 School Links Programme

Helps to develop the behaviour and attitudes necessary to continue education

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Online Courses

Study from the comfort of your own home

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International

Live outside of the UK? Choose HSDC to study at!

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The teaching has been really good, I’ve loved all of my teachers, they’ve all been really nice and supportive.

Jodie Hook

There are lots of people at the college, each studying a diverse range of courses, people from all different areas come to study here, it creates a sense of community, there is a huge social aspect to college life across all courses.

Lee Backhouse, BTEC student

College is definitely worth all the effort you put in, you get to meet lots of different people and it’s amazing.

Ebony Puttock, A Level student