Higher Education

You don't need to go to university to go further

University level courses

Our university level courses are career focused giving you excellent practical skills and academic knowledge to help you progress your career, enter employment at a higher level, or to achieve a degree.  Our modern campus provides you with the best opportunity to learn in real-life working environments using advanced industry-standard equipment.

You will benefit from:

  • Industry experienced tutors
  • Small class sizes
  • Cheaper fees than university
  • Qualifications valued highly by employers
  • Flexible study – College attendance only 1 or 2 days a week
  • Modern campus with real-life working environments
  • Advanced industry-standard equipment
  • Excellent student support
  • Close partnerships with regional universities for topping-up to a full degree

Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial assistance to support you during your course at College, whether you are studying full or part-time.

Open Events

Discover more about City College and the courses we offer, meet our expert teaching staff, and find out about our financial and student support at one of our open events.

  • Thursday 12th March 2020, 5:30pm – 7pm
  • Saturday 13th June 2020, 9:30am – 12:30pm

HE Open Event March 2020

Apply now!

Click on your chosen course above for further information and to apply online.

Alternatively call us on 023 8048 4848 or email enquiries@southampton-city.ac.uk 

Quality, Access and Participation

Higher Education courses at City College Southampton meet the standards of the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)

QAA  QAA latest review report on City College


Access and Participation Statement
City College Southampton is committed to widening participation in higher education amongst all under-represented groups. Our mission is to provide excellent career focused learning which prepares our students to succeed at work and in life.

View our full statement

View our Transparency Tables 2019

Student Protection Plan
City College Southampton is committed to ensuring that students achieve the best academic outcomes from their studies. Events may occasionally occur which mean that unforeseen changes have to be made to units, modules and courses.

View our Student Protection Plan

Student Transfer Arrangements
Events may occasionally occur which mean that students wish to transfer courses either to City College Southampton or from the College to another provider. The attached document sets out the College’s arrangements to support students in doing this.

View our Student Transfer Arrangements