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University of Suffolk

Welcome to the University of Suffolk at East Coast College. All of the degrees are validated by and awards of the University of Suffolk.

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Many courses offered through the University of
Suffolk at East Coast College are available on a part-time basis, which makes it easier to fit studying around other commitments such as work and family life. The courses will help you to boost your skills, qualifications and knowledge. Have a look at the courses below to find out how you can make your first step with the University of Suffolk.       

If you are interested in joining one of our courses but are worried about the costs, our HE Adviser can provide information about fees, costs and any financial help or loans which may be available. To find out more about studying at the University of Suffolk at East Coast College, the courses available and progression opportunities, visit www.uos.ac.uk 

Open Events

The University of Suffolk at East Coast College is open throughout the year for information, advice and guidance. To find out more about studying with us and the courses we offer, why not visit one of our open events which offer an excellent way to find out more about all aspects of studying for a degree. Our teams can also provide you with information about student finance and you'll be able to get a real feel for what it's like to study with us. And, if you’re worried you don’t have the right qualifications, there will also be advice about our Access courses which can help you to prepare for studying for a degree. 

BA (Hons) Applied Care Practice (Early Years) (Progression Route)

  • One year
  • 6
  • Full time

The BA (Hons) Applied Care Practice (Early Years) Progression Route is relevant to practitioners working in Early Years, with children ...

BA (Hons) Applied Care Practice (Children and Young People) (Progression Route)

  • One year
  • 6
  • Full time

The BA (Hons) Applied Care Practice (Children and Young People) Progression Route is relevant to practitioners working with young people, ...

FdSc Operations Engineering

  • Two years full-time, three years part-time.
  • 5
  • Full time / Part time

The Foundation Degree in Operations Engineering is an exciting programme offering a degree level qualification to Engineers from a wide ...

BA (Hons) Inclusive Practice and Integrated Working (Progression Route)

  • One year full-time, two years part-time.
  • 6
  • Full time / Part time

This innovative course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of all those from different backgrounds to develop the ...

Higher National Certificate in Operations Engineering

  • One year full-time, two years part-time
  • 4
  • Full time / Part time

The HNC in Operations Engineering involves the student in units across both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering disciplines.

BEng (Hons) Operations Engineering (Progression Route)

  • One year full time or two years part-time
  • 6
  • Full time / Part time

The BEng (Hons) Operations Engineering is an exciting programme offering a degree level qualification to Engineers from a wide range ...

BSc (Hons) Sport, Health and Exercise (Progression Route)

  • One year
  • 6
  • Full time

The course has been set up in response to skills shortages in the sports industry.

BA (Hons) Children's Care, Learning and Development (Progression Route)

  • One year full-time, two years part-time.
  • 6
  • Full time / Part time

The Children's Care Learning and Development programme is an exciting programme enabling those working in early years to work towards ...

FdA in Fashion and Textiles

  • 2 years
  • 5
  • Full time

This course is aimed at individuals who wish to develop creative and innovative skills and ideas which could lead to ...

FdSc Practical Life Sciences*

  • Two years
  • 5
  • Full time

The FdSc Practical Life Sciences contains a balance of the knowledge requirements, along with the practical skill development, for students ...

BA (Hons) in Arts Practice (Progression Route)

  • 1 year
  • 6
  • Full time

This course has been developed to provide an arts-based progression route to Honours level for those who have completed a ...

FdA in Commercial Arts Practice

  • 2 years
  • 5
  • Full time

This course prepares students to operate as informed, effective, responsive and skilled professionals.

FdA Visual Media Production

  • 2 years
  • 5
  • Full time

This course features a range of study areas reflecting current issues and professional practices in short film, animation, mobile video ...

FdSc Sport, Health and Exercise

  • 2 years
  • 5
  • Full time

The course has been set up in response to skills shortages in the sports industry

FdSc Wildlife Conservation and Animal Management

  • 2 years full-time, 3 years part-time
  • 5
  • Full time / Part time

This course enables students to develop an understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of wildlife and environmental conservation and ...

BSc (Hons) Computer Technologies (Software Development) (Progression Route)

  • 1 year
  • 6
  • Full time

The BSc (Hons) Computer Technologies (Software Development) course provides a one year progression route to an honours degree for students ...

FdSc Computer Technologies (Software Development)

  • 2 years
  • 5
  • Full time

This course offers specific background and develops the skills necessary for the world of contemporary computing, as well as the ...

BA (Hons) Applied Care Practice (Adult) (Progression Route)

  • 1 year
  • 6
  • Full time

This course is relevant to practitioners and those who manage provision in the public, private and voluntary sectors.

FdA Social Care Practice

  • 2 years
  • 5
  • Full time

The course has been developed in liaison with employers and employees in the social care sector and has been tailored ...

BA (Hons) Person Centred Counselling

  • 3 years
  • 6
  • Full time

This course is delivered by experienced, practising person-centred counsellors and offers a wide range of learning experiences including experiential, theoretical, ...

FdA Business Management

  • 2 years full-time/3 years part-time
  • 5
  • Full time / Part time

This course will prepare you for a career in the business sector or support your development if you already work ...

FdA in Early Years Practice

  • 2 years full time/3 years part time
  • 5
  • Full time / Part time

The Foundation degree in Early Years Practice (FdA EYP) is a work-based programme that enables those working with young children ...

HNC/D Engineering

  • 3 days a week (over 1 year) or 1 day a week (over 2 years)
  • 5
  • Full time / Part time

BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology

  • Three Years
  • 6
  • Full time

The BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology is designed to help students develop an understanding of the theories that inform care and ...

FdA Children's Care, Learning and Development

  • Two years full-time, three years part-time
  • 5
  • Full time / Part time

The Foundation degree in Children’s Care Learning and Development is an exciting programme enabling those working in early years to ...

FdA Supporting Inclusive Learning and Practice

  • Two years full-time, four years part-time
  • 5
  • Full time / Part time

These degrees are designed for people working or volunteering in public service sectors, particularly those in education or public caring ...

BA (Hons) Design

  • 3 years
  • 6
  • Full time

Students on the course have a strong record of winning national competitions and gaining meaningful employment upon graduation.

BA (Hons) Social Science

  • 3 years full-time or up to 6 years part-time
  • 6
  • Full time / Part time

The BA (Hons) Social Science could open up career opportunities in a broad range of industries.