North Hertfordshire College

North Hertfordshire College has an ambition to provide exceptional opportunities for all its students, communities, employers and stakeholders. The College, which has more than 30 years' experience in Higher Education, offers a mixture of franchised and directly funded courses which include Higher National Diplomas, Extended and Foundation Degrees.

To support employment and career aspirations, North Hertfordshire College (NHC) has played a major role in the local economy by offering Higher Education (HE) opportunities for students and local employers who wish to develop their workforce. Students come from a range of diverse backgrounds and learn through a variety of delivery pedagogies and modes of study.

Throughout your time with us you'll be encouraged to develop to your full potential, both as an individual and in your chosen area of study. On all courses, you'll be supported to achieve your career goal by a caring and experienced tutorial and pastoral care team and have access to a great range of cultural, recreational and support facilities.


The range of higher education courses offered includes:

  • Business
  • Computing technologies
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Early Years

We also have close links with industry and commerce, making our courses relevant to employers' needs. As well as Foundation Degrees, the Extended Degree programme and Access to Higher Education, we offer full time Higher National Certificate/Diplomas in Sport (Leisure Management) and Applied Biology. We also offer a wide range of part time HNC/D programmes. See the college website for more information.


All campuses have excellent road and rail links with the University of Hertfordshire and the rest of the county. Each campus is just a thirty-minute train journey from London King's Cross and close to the A1(M).

Our Hitchin Campus has recently undergone a £10m refurbishment and now offers an exciting, modern and lively study environment, with state of the art Sports facilities. 

Our Stevenage Campus provides a modern, bright and airy venue at which you can study a range of programmes. It houses highly equipped labs, including the latest gas chromatography equipment.

More information

Stevenage Centre
Monkswood Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 1LA

Hitchin Centre
Cambridge Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 0JD

tel +44 (0)1462 424242

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