Higher Education with Trafford

Study Higher Education

Whether you are looking to enhance your career opportunities, looking to get back into work, or make the leap into University; find out how the Higher Education at Trafford College can take you to where you need to be.

Student Focused

With just over 1,000 students across our whole Higher Education provision we focus on students as individuals and our strong student satisfaction rates show this. 


Our student pass rates are over 97% with all our students going on to study a Masters degree at another University or going straight into employment.

Studying Higher Education at Trafford

Our Higher Education provision focuses on transforming lives for the better and making a real difference, ensuring it remains an accessible offer that is community focused and supports local aspirations. This is why we believe we’re a good fit for your future. 

Degrees Awarded by Sheffield Hallam

As a strategic partner with Sheffield Hallam University, our courses are of the highest standard and graduates obtain employer focused qualifications from a world-class university.

Stay near, go far

You don't have to go far to get far, a degree will be the same from any type of institution. Studying on your doorstep is not only convenient, it means you can live at home and reduce your living expenses.

More Flexibility

We provide a variety of qualifications that act as a stepping stone to a full degree, such as HNCs, HNDs and foundation degrees. They can be topped up to a degree at a later date, giving you flexibility to complete your studies in stages.

Unique learning environment

Everything is on a smaller scale at Trafford, meaning your learning generally takes place in a classroom setting. This creates a more productive learning environment and gives you more opportunities to collaborate with other students.


We can offer a more supportive learning experience, with individual support for those who need it and more one-to-one time with your lecturers and tutors. This gives students the best chance of achieving their potential.

Employer Focused

We are an integral part of the local community and our courses provide you with specific workplace skills. This includes the provision of Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQs) which have been specifically developed with employers and businesses so you will get the skills they are looking for, unlocking high-skilled and highly paid jobs.

Why Choose US