Course Information

Do you offer Access to Higher Education courses?

If you are interested in an Access to Higher Education course then our partner institution Bolton College will be able to assist you, they are part of the University of Bolton Group.

Bolton College offers a wide variety of Level-3 courses including Access to Higher Education programmes. Please take a look at Bolton college and contact them for further information and application procedures. We work very closely together and you will have the opportunity to visit the University to look at your progression options once you have successfully completed your Level-3 study. Please visit our subject areas page for details of the degree programmes you could be eligible for.

You can find out more about our application and admissions processes on our application and admissions page. Alternatively, you can call us on 01204 903 394 or email

You can also chat with our staff directly every Wednesday from 2 pm - 4 pm and periodically throughout the working week.

Alternatively, chat with our current students who will be able to share this information with you and any other course-related queries.

Or book onto one of our Open Days or Course Advice Days to find out more and speak with the team.

Picking what is the right University to support your career ambitions is a big decision. So why the University of Bolton? Our campus is both supportive and friendly, our lecturers are knowledgeable and passionate, our facilities are industry-standard and state-of-the-art. However, most importantly, we put our students and their needs, first.

We're delighted to be No. 1 in the North West for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2021), and for the past 3-years we have been voted No.1 for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2021, North West).

We are proud of our work on-campus to ensure our students can enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe, COVID-secure.