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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.

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

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I overcame a couple of barriers by working really hard to get the top grades. My experience was really good, with the course and the lecturers, the residentials and activities, together it was all really good. I had really great teaching support, I could always go to the lecturers and speak to them if I needed to.

David Stenning, Public Services student

“HSDC provided me with the opportunity for autonomous study and the choice of subjects that I wanted to study, which helped me develop relevant knowledge as well as relevant skills for the workplace.”

Lucas Ratcliffe, A Level and CTEC student

My experience at the college has been really good, it’s been really rewarding, all the lecturers were so lovely and supportive there’s no way I could have done it without them - the teaching has been outstanding.

Lucie Brooks, A Level student