College awarded 40 Higher Education places

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Petroc is also hoping to offer full time BA programmes from September.

PETROC has been awarded a further 40 full time Higher Education places by the University of Plymouth.

The places for September 2013 were allocated due to the college’s outstanding success rates on its foundation degree programmes.

“Our degree courses are becoming more and more popular year on year, thanks to the high quality of teaching and the exceptional value for money,” said Craig Litster, Petroc’s Higher Education co-ordinator.

“We have a proven track record for results – a staggering 65 per cent of our students who go on to do their final year at Plymouth University achieve a First or a 2:1.


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“The extra places mean we can expand our provision further and recruit nationally, as well as locally.”

The college, which is still recruiting for this September, will be freezing its tuition fees at the 2012 level of £5,500 for a full time degree.

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Petroc offers more than 20 different degree courses and hopes to offer full BA programmes from September.

An open day will be held at the Brannams Campus in Barnstaple on June 19 from 3.30pm until 7pm to discover more about Higher Education at Petroc.

To find out more visit www.petroc.ac.uk/he or call the HE Team on 01271 852365.

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