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Courses at Highlands College (FOI)

Courses at Highlands College (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 03 May 2022.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



Please can you confirm exactly what degree courses FD and Full degree and top up third year courses are running in September 2022 at UCJ (Highlands College) 

Can you supply that by year group too please.


Can you also advise what degree courses or year of a course that were due to start in September 2021 were cancelled. 


Can you supply the academic regulations regarding student numbers and in particular what happens if numbers decline through drop out or failing a module requiring a repeat year during the period of

A year of a course
A whole course
Any associated top up courses that the course below provides access onto these please.



The courses that are delivered in partnership with universities or awarding bodies are subject to a minimum number of participants. The number of course participants is known once applicants receive their A level results (or equivalent qualification) in August. Highlands College reviews each course and the number of applications at the earliest opportunity in February or March, once most applications have been submitted. 

Based on conditional and unconditional offers made, the following courses are planned to be taught in academic year 2022/23:

University of Plymouth

  • BA (Hons) Childhood Studies (top up)
  • BA (Hons) Sport Coaching and Development (top up)
  • BSc (Hons) Computing (top up) (currently in validation and subject to Plymouth approval) 
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management (top up)
  • BSc (Hons) Social Science (top up)
  • FdSc Psychology with Criminology 
  • FdA Childhood Studies 

University of Sussex

  • BA (Hons) Social Work (Jersey) 


  • HNC/D Sport and Exercise Science 
  • HNC/D Computing

London Southbank University

The Higher Apprenticeship degrees are delivered based on employer demand. Due to the later application window, it is not yet known whether the following courses are to be taught in academic year 2022/23.

  • BSc (Hons) Construction Management 
  • HNC Diploma in Construction 
  • HNC Civil Engineering (Jersey)
  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering


Enrolments to the following programmes were postponed for academic year 2021/22:

  • BA (Hons) Social Work (Jersey) 
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management (top up)
  • HNC Civil Engineering (Jersey) 


Decisions about the minimum student numbers are not governed by academic regulations. Higher Education providers make decisions about the viability of courses based on their own locally specific requirements. 

Highlands College have not had to stop teaching a validated two or three-year programme mid-stage through the course. Courses are evaluated prior to the commencement of a two or three year programme or a stage 6 top up programme.

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