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UK academic partners

Last updated: 29 January 2021

Our academic partners collaborate with us to deliver validated study programmes taught at schools and colleges around the world.​​

You can view our UK academic partners below, or view a list of our international partners.

Bath College

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: May 2018
  • Last review date: N/A
  • Next review date: 2023/24

Courses offered

  • FdSc Sport, Coaching and Exercise Science
  • FdA Creative Enterprise (due to commence Sept 2020)
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies – International Foundation Year for The Creative Industries (subject to validation)

Cathedrals Workshop Fellowship

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: October 2015
  • Last review date: 2016/17
  • Next review date: 2021/22

Courses offered

  • Foundation Degree: Applied Historic Building Conservation and Repair

Central Film School

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated and Franchised provision
  • Initial approval: March 2013
  • Last review date: 2015/15
  • Next review date: 2020/21
  • BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking (2YFTR) (validated)
  • BA (Hons) Screenwriting (2YFTR) (validated)
  • MA Directing Fiction (validated)
  • MA Social Impact Documentary Filmmaking (validated
  • MA Visual Effects (validated) (subject to validation)
  • MA Film Making (franchised) (to commence September 2019)

David Game College

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated and franchised provision
  • Initial approval: July 2019
  • Last review date: N/A
  • Next review date: 2023/24

Courses offered

  • BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management
  • BA (Hons) Visual Communications (Level 6) (subject to approval)
  • BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice (Level 6)

Gloucestershire College

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: Pre-2006
  • Last review date: 2019/20
  • Next review date: 2024/25

Courses offered

  • Foundation Degree Early Years Studies (validated)
  • Foundation Degree Therapeutic Counselling (validated)

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: February 2014
  • Last review date: 2019/20
  • Next review date: 2024/25

Courses offered

  • Certificate of Higher Education in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
  • Certificate of Higher Education in Optical Coherence Tomography Capture
  • University Certificate in Grading for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
  • University Certificate in Imaging for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
  • Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Optical Coherence Tomography
  • University Diploma in Optical Coherence Tomography Interpretation

Gower College Swansea

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated and franchised provision
  • Initial approval: February 2018
  • Last review date: N/A
  • Next review date: 2021/22

Courses offered

  • FdA Events Management (franchised)
  • FdA Fashion and Textiles Design (franchised)
  • Cert HE Musical Theatre (franchised)

Institute for Children Youth and Mission

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: June 2008
  • Last review date: 2014/15
  • Next review date: Partnership in termination

Courses offered

  • BA (Hons) Contextual Ministry and Practical Theology No further recruitment
  • BA (Hons) Youth & Community Work and Practical Theology No further recruitment
  • MA Professional Practice & Practical Theology No further recruitment
  • Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA Ministry, Mission & Professional Studies No further recruitment
  • Postgraduate Diploma/MA Youth and Community Work & Practical Theology (JNC) No further recruitment

INTO (London)

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: January 2013
  • Last review date: 2015/16
  • Next review date: 2020/21

Courses offered

  • Certificate in Foundation Studies – Accounting & Finance
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies – Art & Design
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies – Business, Management & Law
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies – Hospitality, Events & Tourism
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies – Science & Engineering
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies – Social Sciences & Media
  • Certificate of Higher Education – Business
  • University Diploma – Banking & Finance
  • University Diploma – Business Administration
  • Graduate Diploma – Banking & Finance
  • Graduate Diploma – Business Administration

Moorlands College

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: February 1996
  • Last review date: 2014/15
  • Next review date: 2019/20

Courses offered

  • BA (Hons)/Cert HE/Dip HE Applied Theology
  • BA (Hons) Applied Theology (Youth & Community Work)
  • MA Applied Theology
  • MA Language, Community and Development

New College Swindon

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: September 2015
  • Last review date: N/A
  • Next review date: 2020/21

Courses offered

  • BA (Hons) Advanced Make-Up, Hair, and Prosthetics (Level 6)
  • FdSc Cyber Security

Royal Agricultural University

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: April 2015
  • Last review date: N/A
  • Next review date: 2024/25

Courses offered

  • Research Degrees: PhD with MSc

Serco Education

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: June 2019
  • Last review date: N/A
  • Next review date: 2023/24

Courses offered

  • BA (Hons) School Business Management (delivered as part of Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship for Schools)

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated and franchised provision
  • Initial approval: November 2012
  • Last review date: 2019/20
  • Next review date: 2020/21

Courses offered

  • Foundation Degree Computer Games Design and Development (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Dance (Validated)
  • Foundation Design and Materials (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Drama and Performance (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies (validated)
  • Foundation Degree Education and Learning (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Education & Learning (Franchised) – No further recruitment
  • Foundation Degree Fashion & Textiles (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Fine Art (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Game Art (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Graphic Design (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Live Events Production (Validated) – (Subject to validation)
  • Foundation Media Production (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Musical Theatre (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Physical Education and Fitness (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Prosthetics, Model Making and Digital Design (Validated) – (Subject to validation)
  • Foundation Degree Specialist Make-up Design (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Applied Sports Coaching and Physical Education (Validated) – (Subject to validation)
  • Foundation Degree Applied Sports Conditioning and Exercise (Validated) – (Subject to validation)
  • Foundation Degree Sports Management (Validated) – (Subject to validation)
  • Foundation Degree Sports Media (Validated) – (Subject to validation)
  • Foundation Degree Zoological Management (Validated)
  • BA (Hons) Applied Arts (Validated) – No further recruitment
  • BA (Hons) Art History (Validated)
  • BA (Hons) Design and Materials (Level 6) (Validated)
  • BA (Hons) Drama & Performance (Level 6) (Validated)
  • BA (Hons) Education and Learning (Level 6) (Validated)
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art (Level 6) (Validated)
  • BA (Hons) Media Production (Level 6) (Validated) – (Subject to validation)
  • BA (Hons) Musical Theatre (Level 6) (Validated)
  • BA (Hons) Prosthetics, Modelmaking and Digital Design (Level 6) (Validated) – (Subject to validation)
  • BA (Hons) Specialist Make-Up Design (Level 6) (Validated)
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Coaching(Fast Track) (Validated) – (Subject to validation
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Conditioning and Exercise (Level 6) (Validated) – (Subject to validation)
  • BSc (Hons) Game Art and Production (Level 6) (Validated) – (Subject to validation)
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching (2 YFTR) (Franchised) – No further recruitment
  • BSc (Hons) Zoological Management and Conservation (Level 6) (Validated)

Warwickshire College Group

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: June 2011
  • Last review date: 2018/19
  • Next review date: 2023/24

Courses offered

  • BA (Hons) Business, Strategy and Management (Level 6)
  • BA (Hons) Counselling (Level 6)
  • BA (Hons) Digital Film Production (Level 6)
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art and Contemporary Cultures (Level 6) (no recruitment September 2019)
  • BA (Hons) Games Art (Level 6)
  • BEng (Hons) Engineering (Level 6)

William Booth College

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated provision
  • Initial approval: April 1998
  • Last review date: 2014/15
  • Next review date: 2019/20

Courses offered

  • Diploma of Higher Education Salvation Army Officer Training

Yeovil College

Approval and review information

  • Partner type: Validated and franchised provision
  • Initial approval: September 2008
  • Last review date: 2014/15
  • Next review date: 2019/20

Courses offered

  • Foundation Degree Childhood Studies, Care & Education (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Graphic Design (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Media (Validated)
  • Foundation Degree Photography (Validated)
  • BA (Hons) Business Management and Strategy (Level 6) (Franchised)
  • BA (Hons) Childhood Studies, Care & Education (Level 6) (Validated)
  • BA (Hons) English with History (Validated)
  • BA (Hons) History with English (Validated)
  • BSc (Hons) Social Work (Yeovil) (Franchised)

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