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What degree courses do we offer?

Find out more about the wide range of degree programmes on offer.

We offer an extensive range of higher-level qualifications, including Foundation and Honours Degrees, validated by Bangor University.

Many of our courses are vocational Higher Education qualifications, developed in consultation with employers, to equip you with the knowledge and skills that employers need and to help you whether you are progressing into employment or looking to advance your skills and career.

Our degrees including:

Art, Design & Photography:

British Sign Language and Deaf Studies

Business & Management:

Computing, Digital Technologies & Games Development:

Construction & the Built Environment:


Engineering & Power Technology:

Health, Social Care & Childcare:


Library & Information Studies:

Media, TV & Film:

Performing Arts, Music & Music Technology:

Police & Public Services:

Sport & Outdoor Education:

Teacher Training:

Travel & Tourism:

New Course for September 2024

  • BA (Hons)/Foundation Degree (FdA) in Public Health, Wellbeing & Social Support

To register your interest, email

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Degree Apprenticeships:

Degree apprenticeships provide an alternative route to traditional higher education. They combine full-time work with part-time university study.

Some of the benefits of a degree apprenticeship:

  • No debt - Traditional higher education students face tuition fees of over £9,000 a year, along with the living costs associated with studying away from home. These courses are fully-funded by the by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales - combining all the benefits of a conventional degree without the financial drawbacks!
  • Earn while you learn – As a Degree Apprentice you’ll be employed as part of your course, meaning you’ll earn a salary whilst studying.
  • Industry qualification – Your qualification is directly related to your industry, giving you and your employer the skills needed to be a success.

We are currently recruiting for Degree Apprenticeships, BSc (Hons) in:

You can find out more about our range of degree apprenticeships here.

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Guide to university-level qualifications

Honours Degrees
We offer a wide range of Honours Degrees, primarily validated and awarded by Bangor University. Typically, our learners start on the Foundation Degree at Levels 4 and 5, followed by progression to a full Honours top-up Degree at Level 6. The majority of our top-up degree programmes are delivered over one-year for full-time students or a more flexible two-years for part-time students. Additionally, we offer a limited selection of three-year Honorary Degrees, designed to accommodate learners who need more flexibility. These comprehensive programmes are generally completed over three years for full-time students or stretched across a flexible four, five or six years for those preferring part-time study.

Foundation Degrees
Our Foundation Degrees include 240 Higher Education credits with 40 credits dedicated to employability-focused learning. Differing from traditional undergraduate programmes, Foundation Degrees focus on combining theory with practical application in real-world settings. This ensures that you acquire the knowledge and skills sought after by employers, helping to improve your employment prospects, prepare you for increased responsibilities and develop opportunities for career advancement. Our suite of Foundation Degrees has been developed to ensure progression towards Honours Degrees - whether you continue your studies at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai or through one of our partner institutions.

Higher National Certificate / Diplomas (HNC/HND)
Our Higher National Certificate/Diploma (HNC/HND) are designed for those seeking a university-level work-related qualification. A HND/HNC can be studied over one-year for full-time students and two-years for part-time students. The courses provide a practical and applied approach to learning, giving you the skills and knowledge needed for both personal and professional growth. Upon successful completion, there are progression pathways onto Foundation Degrees or a Degree Apprenticeships at Level 5 or 6.

Degree Apprenticeships
Degree Apprenticeships are fully-funded in Wales which means that you will not pay any fees at all for a degree! Degree Apprenticeships provide a different route to university by combining full-time work and university study.

  • Earn while you learn – As a Degree Apprentice, your course is combined with employment, enabling you to receive a salary while pursuing your studies.
  • Industry qualification – Your course is directly related to your industry, equipping both you and your employer with the essential skills needed for success.
  • Employability skills – A degree apprenticeship allows you to develop practical work experience, improving your career opportunities.

For entry onto a Degree Apprenticeship you will need to be in full-time or part-time employment (minimum 16 hours per week) within the relevant engineering/digital/IT industry. In the final year of your Degree Apprenticeship, learners move to study at Bangor University, where you’ll dedicate one day per week to complete the BSc/BA (Hons) qualification. Upon completion, you will be awarded your degree from Bangor University, and invited to their annual Graduation Ceremony.