Higher Education at Kidderminster College

Welcome to KCHE

Unlock your inner-graduate by joining our exciting Higher Education programme. Delivered at our main-campus in Kidderminster Town Centre, our university-level courses provide a real university-alternative and will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience that you need to progress within your professional career.

Moving to university is not for everyone and our HE programme offers a credible alternative – allowing you to obtain university-equivalent qualifications without the associated expense of moving away from home.

Professional Training | Personalised Learning

Our courses are led by industry-active specialists committed to delivering the upmost professional levels of tuition and training. We host a strong roster of HE Lecturers with a diverse range of technical knowledge and practical experience.

We offer condensed lecture groups, providing more face time with lecturers and more of a personalised learning experience overall. This also means more frequent access to our industry-standard equipment and state of the art studio spaces.


  • HND Childcare
  • HND Creative Music Technology
  • HND Dance
  • HND Music Performance
  • BA Honours Top-up Degree – Creative Industries
For information about our fees, please see our access agreements:
*You should expect to pay tuition fees for every year in attendance and be aware these fees may increase annually. On the basis of current government guidance any increase is unlikely to exceed the increase in inflation by reference to the Retail Price Index (RPI).

HND (Level 5)

Equivalent to 2 years at university | 2 years full time study or 4 years part time study. You can apply for a student loan to do a HND.

HND Assessment

HND qualifications are typically assessed through Assignments, Projectsand Practical tasks – All of which you complete throughout the course. You’re not usually assessed via exams. However, this can differ dependent upon the subject you choose to study, so always double check the ‘Assessment’ section of your course! All work is externally verified.



  • £1000.00 for students from POLAR 1 & 2 postcodes
  • £400.00 for all other students


Kidderminster College progression learners: £1000.00



This will be for all years the students study at Kidderminster College


An application form for bursaries can be collected from Learner Service, who will be able to advise further.

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