University Centre Peterborough currently has around 700 students on over 30 different degree level programmes, including Archaeology, Business and Accounting, Computing, Construction, Education, Engineering, English Literature, Journalism, Biosciences, Media and Performing Arts. The University Centre is part of a strategic aim to develop this provision further in order to meet the growing demand for degree programmes in the city.
At University Centre Peterborough you will learn from friendly and supportive lecturers, highly qualified and experienced in their fields, who are dedicated to helping you achieve your ambitions. The latest QAA Institutional Review gave us 5 commendations, proving that we maintain academic standards and manage the quality of your learning opportunities as students.
We are dedicated to your success and will do everything in our power to help you achieve your goals. If you find yourself in need of some extra help with your studies we have a number of dedicated members of staff to help you with any queries or concerns, or even just to lend a supportive ear before and during your time with us. Our small class sizes allow the lecturers to get to know you personally and our students will be the first to agree that your knowledge and opinions are valued. Student Ambassadors, the Student Council, and a Student Experience Officer ensure that we respond to your needs and involve you in the decision making process.
Peterborough is a diverse city with a wide range of careers available just waiting for talented people to discover and one of our major aims is to grow that talent for the city. We have a number of links with local businesses and strongly encourage our students to gain practical experience in their chosen fields. Practical experience allows you to develop your skills and confidence, add experience to your CV and provides you with excellent opportunities to network and acquire contacts in the business world. Our tutors are here for you whenever you need them to help and guide you, whether it be finding a placement/internship or giving you advice on what exactly to include in a CV to make you stand out from the crowd.