UCC | About Us

Located on Colchester Institute’s Colchester campus, University Centre Colchester (UCC) offers a wide range of full-time and part-time foundation and honours degrees, together with HNC/Ds, higher apprenticeships and postgraduate qualifications.

At UCC, we have a variety of courses for you to choose from. Our courses are taught across our ten academic Schools and cover an exciting array of popular subjects.

For over a half a century Colchester Institute has been delivering degrees and preparing students for successful careers in industry. In 2016 Colchester Institute successfully applied to deliver its degree provision under the name of University Centre Colchester.

Why should you study for your degree at UCC?

The next few years could shape the rest of your life, so it’s important to explore all the options available to you. There are many ways to study for a degree or a higher education qualification and choosing the right course will help you get the most out of your study. University Centre Colchester aims to provide you with a high quality, industry related learning experience. You can study towards a HNC, HND, Foundation or Honours Degree, as well as postgraduate programmes.

But what sets UCC aside from the rest?

Your employability is important to us. Our courses are developed in partnership with employers and professional awarding bodies. Work placements, internships, guest lecturers and industry visits are infused within our programmes to ensure you have the skills and knowledge employers are looking for – which means you will graduate with that all-important competitive edge.

Our lecturers are experts in their fields. Having worked extensively in their relevant industries, their professional expertise and academic knowledge is valued by our students.

Studying at UCC will mean you’ll benefit from a high level of contact time with lecturers; with smaller class sizes and excellent facilities a trademark of the institution. You’ll also have access to specialist advice from our Students’ Union and our careers, welfare and finance teams, as well as exclusive support from the academic and operations teams at UCC.

Want to know more?

UCC Open Days are an opportunity for you to see our facilities, find out more about courses and discuss your career plans with out lecturing teams. We also hold Open Events throughout the year and further information can be found in the events section.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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