Are you looking for a fast-track route to university? Our Access to HE courses allow you to get to university in one year, while our Access Foundation programmes provide progression to relevant Access to HE courses. Choose an Access course at Leeds City College and prepare for your dream job.

We offer flexible timetables, blended and online programmes, childcare support, academic advice and funding guidance for a range of course-related costs.

Benefits of Access to HE courses at Leeds City College:

  • Gain entry to university without traditional qualifications.
  • Get to university in one year.
  • Achieve a recognised Level 3 qualification.
  • Complete your course and go on to complete a degree and you won’t have to repay your loan.
  • Study a course that meets industry needs.


You may qualify for funding to help you pay for all, or part of, your course. Fees may be waived due to personal circumstances and/or if you receive certain benefits. Please note that you will need to provide evidence to prove your benefit payments. Student funding support and instalment payments are also available for those who are eligible. For more information get in touch with us.

Take a look at our Access courses

Did You Know?
Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

The resources include books, journals, e-books, videos, encyclopedias and more. These resources are the combined total number of resources at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston, Rothwell Centre, The Annexe, Printworks Campus and Park Lane Campus. We also have 12,277 e-books across Leeds City College libraries and more than 500,000 videos!

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