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Ashton Sixth Form College

Location: Darnton Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 9RL

Approximate number of Higher Education students: 200

Approximate number of Higher Education courses: 10


The University Centre based at Ashton Sixth Form College is highly experienced in running Higher Education courses in partnership with its validating partners Staffordshire University and the University of Salford. The college achieves excellent outcomes for trainee teachers and undergraduate students. The college has particular expertise in programmes that prepare people for careers in education and to work with children and young people.

As a College, we are committed to proving high levels of support to our students who will be supported by college staff during their programme. Students will have access to college resources and facilities to support them in their programme along with the full range of resources from the University such as eBooks and journals.

The college has been assured by the Quality Assurance Agency who assess standards in higher education delivery. We are committed to ensuring that you receive the very best teaching and support with your studies, in a vibrant learning environment.

Type of courses offered

Bachelors degree
Foundation degree
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Postgraduate courses

Subject areas offered at Higher Education level

Social studies
Mass Communications and Documentation


Course Enquiries

Telephone: 0161 666 8215

Outreach contact

Telephone: 0161 330 2330

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