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Higher Education

Looking for a place to study Higher Education locally? Look no further. 
West Herts College is part of the Hertfordshire Higher Education Consortium. We work in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire to bring you excellent teaching, outstanding facilities and great support right on your doorstep. All our Foundation degrees are validated and awarded by the University of Hertfordshire and our HNDs are awarded by Pearson (Edexcel).

Why choose us?

Great courses 🎓

Our range of Foundation degrees and HNDs are nationally recognised qualifications that you can achieve in two years and are highly valued by employers.

TEF Silver  🥈

We were recently awarded SILVER by the TEF for our teaching standards and commitment to our students.

Well connected 🚈

Build industry contacts and make the most of great transport links - we’re only 20 minutes away from central London.

You decide 📚

Study two years for an HND or Foundation degree – add an extra year at university for a full honours degree. 

QAA - the mark of quality HE ☑️

As well as being recognised for maintaining high academic standards and providing high quality information to our students, the QAA commended the College for enhancing learning opportunities for students. A summary of QAA’s findings and links to the full report can be found here. You can also view our action plan which was developed following the review. 

Financial support 📱

Full and part-time HE students are eligible for a loan to cover the costs of tuition fees. For more information about HE loans visit Student Finance England. More information regarding support, including the Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA), can be found here. For Non-Medical Helper rates, click here.

Access and Participation 👍

Please click here to see our statement. 

Student Protection Plan

Click here to view our Student Protection Plan.


OFS Transparency Data

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Click here for table 2A


Foundation degree pathway

For students interested in our Foundation degree pathways, check out the University of Hertfordshire's plans below:  

UOH Student Protection Plan: 

UOH Access and Participation Plan: 


Everything you need to know

Click here to read our full Higher Education policies and procedures document.


Our Courses

We have places available for a 2020 start take a look at our courses here and apply through UCAS today.

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