Here are 10 reasons why you should study at Hugh Baird University Centre

Would you like to progress into a new career and learn the essential skills required for the job role, but unsure if University is your next step? Hugh Baird University Centre could be your answer.

Hugh Baird University Centre offers a wide range of courses designed to help you progress directly into a new job and if you're not quite ready for your desired course we even offer entry level options that enable you to learn the skills you require.

1. High rate of employability

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That’s right! Majority of our candidates' main aim is to be able to walk straight into a job role following the completion of their course. Obtaining an education at degree level will provide you with a solid foundation to boost your potential for a higher salary.

2. Access to state-of-the-art-facilities

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We’ve invested millions into our campus to ensure that undergraduates have access to the best resources and facilities. We also promise our students that we will continually improve our facilities if required.

3. Courses approved by highly respected universities

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Our courses are approved by the University of Central Lancashire and Liverpool John Moores University.

4. Experienced lecturers

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Our lecturers have notable industry links, extensive teacher training and the latest subject knowledge.

5. Employability focus

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Many of the courses offer you the chance to work with employers on live briefs.

6. Entry level options

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If you're not quite ready for a Foundation Degree (don’t worry!), many of our courses offer an Optional Integrated Foundation Entry route.

7. Friendly and supportive

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Here at Hugh Baird University, we pride ourselves on our friendly environment, which enables students to achieve their full potential.

8. Affordable

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Avoid unnecessary debt! Our competitive fees and local campus help students to keep costs down.

9. Study, work, live

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We offer the option to study part-time or full-time (up to 3 days per week), so you can fit your studies around work and family life.

10. Study HTQs with us

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Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQs) are for students over 18 who want to study a subject to prepare them for skilled jobs, and also for adults looking to retrain or upskill. Once completed, you will also have the option to progress further with your studies and/or training if desired.

How do I know if HTQs is the correct route for me?

  • If you are looking for a more practical, employer-led program.

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Need some advice?

Do you need help exploring your career options? Are you struggling to know where to start when looking for a relevant course? Whatever your need, the College’s impartial Careers Advisors can help. Request a career advice appointment by calling 0151 353 4444 or email

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