Why start your new career at Northern College?

Northern College offers a wide range of educational programmes for adults aged 19 or over.  As we’re the only adult residential college in the North, we are passionate about supporting adults to achieve their career goals.

If you’re looking to retrain and restart your career in IT, Health Care, Policing or Social Work/Care then checkout our programme of residential Access to Higher Education courses, which will fast track you to university in around nine months.  You can study:

Humanities and Social Science

Health Science Professions

Policing and Criminology


Why study with Northern College?

✅Residential accommodation available

✅Acres of National Trust gardens and parkland to explore

✅Outstanding pass rates for 2019/20

✅Wrap around support

✅Covid-secure campus

Did you know?  You can take out an Advanced Learner Loan to study on one of our Access to Higher Education courses and don’t need to repay if it if you complete your degree afterwards.  Further information and details on how to apply/eligibility can be found here.

Still not sure if Northern College is right for you?  Come along to one of our Virtual Open Events, they’re a great way to meet tutors and find out about courses and funding support for adult learners.  Book your free place here.

If you need advice and guidance about our courses and your chosen career, you can book an appointment with our Student Support Services department by emailing studentservices@northern.ac.uk .