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University-level courses in Mansfield

We offer a range of HNDs and HNCs within construction and engineering.

HNCs and HNDs

Higher National Certificates and Higher National Diplomas are vocational studies designed to teach students the practical skills needed for specific areas of work. These qualifications are usually taken after a Level 3 course (A Levels, NVQs or BTECS).

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Exclusively for West Nottinghamshire College students with a keen interest in music, you can progress onto Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies to study a degree course validated by Nottingham Trent University. Confetti gives students access to some of the best recording and performance facilities in the UK, a network of contacts from the music industry, opportunities for work experience and live performances, and much more.

You can benefit from the partnership’s preferential offers and gain automatic entry onto these courses. For more information, please speak to your music tutor at West Nottinghamshire College.

These courses are all designed with local businesses and the job market in mind.

Courses available through this partnership are:

West Nottinghamshire College Level 3 music students will have automatic entry onto these courses with no interview or audition on the condition they:

  • Apply through UCAS
  • Pass their BTEC Level 3 music course
  • Have GCSE maths/English at grade 4/C or above.
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Your new path to a great future

NTU University Centre provides a dynamic learning environment, and even more opportunities for the residents of Mansfield, Ashfield and the surrounding areas to access Higher Education and professional qualifications close to home.

Maybe you’re looking for a different route into higher education, or a taster for uni life. Maybe work or care commitments mean you’re wanting to study closer to home. Either way, our partnership with West Notts College could be your perfect solution.

We’ve built these degrees with the local job market in mind. Each of our courses is relevant, hands-on and work focused. Whether you want to become a web developer, personal trainer, care worker or entrepreneur, we’re here to help.

Find out more about studying at NTU in Mansfield

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Foundation Degrees

Foundation degrees focus on a specific job or profession. You’ll build important knowledge and technical skills during your two-year course. Once you’ve finished, you can top up your qualification to a Bachelor’s-level degree – or move straight into work!

Entry grades are also lower for foundation degrees, giving you more leeway to get started. All our courses require DDE at A-level, or MPP in your diploma. You’ll also need grade C/4 in GCSE-level Maths and English. Some subjects have additional requirements, so visit our course pages for more detailed info.

Professional and top-up courses

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Why choose West Notts?

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100% A Level pass rate in 2020.

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction.**Learner Exit Survey 2019/20

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area.

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We have four campuses each boasting a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

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