Study a University Level course on your doorstep at a fraction of the cost of going to university with one of Boston College's HNC, HND, Foundation Degree or Degree courses.
Whether you are progressing to a University Level course as the next step in your education, returning to learning or would like to further your existing career, Boston College and Boston College Spalding Campus provides a relaxed, adult environment that is perfect for your university level studies. Whatever stage you’re at, we offer you a direct route to achieving your goals.
See what our University Level learners have to say about their experiences studying with us. Take a look at the courses we have to offer and take the first step towards changing your life.
a career focused qualification.
Attendance at College can be just 2 days a week before independent study, allowing you to fit your studies around any current work and family commitments. Some of our courses, such as the Professional Studies (Education) FdA, can be worked alongside a job within the industry.
to stay close to home and work.
Studying locally can also substantially reduce your living costs such as rent and food, with the costs of studying at Boston College coming in at up to £10,000 LESS* than moving away to university. If you don’t feel that university is right for you then you can study locally and develop your confidence along the way.
to study in a small group.
You will receive individualised care and support due to small class sizes of approximately 15-20 students. Thanks to this you will have a high level of tutor contact allowing you to benefit from their industry experience. Lecturers are approachable, accessible and always available to help. Staff and lecturers really take an interest in students’ progression paths and do all they can to help get them there.
For more information on why to choose a University Level courses with Boston College, download our 'University Level' course guide.
Boston College work with academic partners to deliver a range of Foundation Degrees and Degree Top-Ups, providing you the opportunity to progress your dream career and reach your academic potential.
Boston College currently work with two TEF Gold awarded academic partners
Boston College are proud to partner with University of Derby for the BA (Hons) Education Studies Level 6 Top-up. You will gain a variety of benefits from this academic partnership including
Boston College are also proud to partner with Bishop Grosseteste University for the three Level 5 Foundation Degrees and the Level 6 Top-up in Business.
By studying a University Level course at Boston College, you are entitled to apply for a Student Loan through Student Finance England. This means you will not have to pay any upfront fees, and repayments will only start once you earn over a certain amount.
Visit the 'Financial Assistance' page, for full details on Student Loans and how to apply.
Boston College can offer comfortable, affordable accommodation for you to relax and study in. The College's Halls of Residence is a 100+ single study-bedroom building with a choice of self-catering and catered options. There is secure, on-site parking during the night and booking options are flexible so you can book one night or one year, depending on your needs. Rates start from £15 per night.
For more information on accommodation at Boston College, you can all our Information Line on 01205 365701 and ask to speak to a member of the Learner Services Team.