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Tameside College Access and Higher Education

Beaufort Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL6 6NX, UK
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Higher Education


Tameside College has a reputation for providing the right skills for local, regional and national employers.  This includes the delivery of degree courses to meet the demand of higher level skills that businesses require.  In a survey of employers (summer 2021) the CBI reported the following needs:

- 77% of businesses expect to have more job openings for people with higher level skills.

- The demand for leadership and management skills has increased to 58%.

- The proportion of businesses (65%) not confident there will be enough people available in the future with the skills to fill their high-skilled jobs has reached a new high.

Degree level qualifications will make you more attractive to employers and more competitive in the job market.



In the latest HE Student Survey at Tameside College:

- 97% were satisfied with teaching and learning on the course

- 94% were positive about how their course was assessed, and the feedback they received on their work

- 99% were happy about the academic support they received whilst on their programme

- 98% said they would recommend Tameside College for anyone wishing to carry out a HE course








COMPUTING- in partnership with the Greater Manchester Institute of Technology

- HTQ in Computing (Cyber Security)

- HND in Computing and Systems Development

ENGINEERING- in partnership with the Greater Manchester Institute of Technology

- HNC / HND in Mechanical Engineering

- HNC / HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering

TEACHER EDUCATION - in partnership with the University of Huddersfield

- Certificate of Education 

- Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

- Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

- BA (Hons) in Education - Supporting Teaching and Learning 

CONSTRUCTION- in partnership with the Greater Manchester Institute of Technology

- HNC in Construction Management




Previous HE Graduations



Tameside College’s Graduands of 19/20 & 20/21


Tameside College’s Graduands of 21/22