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Higher Education

Peterborough Regional College (PRC) delivers a range of Higher Education courses in Engineering and Construction which are accredited by Pearson EdExcel.  In addition to this PRC also provide a range of Level 4 qualifications in professional and teaching related subjects.  The Peterborough Regional College Higher Education provision complies with the regulatory expectations of OfS, QAA and satisfies the relevant student protection measures.  To ensure we support students and protect their interests during the course of their study, we are required to publish our Student Protection Plan and Access and Participation Statement.

  • The Student Protection Plan ensures that you are given accurate information prior to application and outlines the College’s responsibilities during your study.
  • The Access and Participation Statement demonstrates how we will support students from all backgrounds to achieve their potential.

Although you will spend a majority of your time studying in the Peterborough Regional College building you will also have access to the University Centre facility for the following:

  • Access to Student Support who help with welfare and on course guidance should you experience any issues or barriers to study.
  • Admissions to ensure that you receive timely information and the relevant contractual information prior to and during your studies.
  • Academic Support which includes Study Excellence sessions, employability events and extra-curricular activities.
  • Access to the HE Student Officer who is a current student employed to represent the views of the student body. They work closely with student representatives and also individual students. You will find contact details in your course handbook and also on the PRC Moodle.

The links below will take you to detailed course information as well as provide a clear overview of the following: under Higher Education Courses you will find details of the Higher National provision.

– Course Overview and Assessment
– Tuition fees and course costs
– Entry requirements
– Terms and Conditions
– Complaints policy
– Academic Regulations and Academic Practice
– Timetable information including recommended class contact and you self-directed and independent study requirement. you will find details of our HE Student Charter, relevant terms and conditions and policies.

We will also send the relevant terms and conditions to you in your offer letter and make you aware of them at enrolment and during induction.  It is important that you read and understand them before commencing study with us. We have open days and applicant days which are published on the UCP website, so please come and visit us so we can discuss your interests, any queries you may have and individual needs.  We will also send this information to you when you have made an enquiry or submitted an application.

Understanding the relationship between University Centre Peterborough and Peterborough Regional College

University Centre Peterborough is located on Peterborough Regional College’s campus on Park Crescent and offers degree courses in a range of subjects; some of which enable you to progress from your Higher National Certificate or Higher National Diploma.  As a Peterborough Regional College HE student you are able to access the facilities in UCP as highlighted above.

University Centre Peterborough (UCP) was formed in 2007 and is a joint venture between Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and Peterborough Regional College (PRC). University Centre Peterborough opened its purpose built £9 million facility in November 2009 on the campus of PRC. The joint venture agreement outlines the responsibilities of both parties for managing academic standards.

Anglia Ruskin University is the lead provider for degrees and post –graduate provision at University Centre Peterborough.

Contact UCP

University Centre Peterborough
Park Crescent Campus
Peterborough, PE1 4DZ

telephone 01733 214466