Northern Ireland’s Further Education Colleges have been delivering Higher Education (HE in FE) courses in Northern Ireland since the 1980s and the six Further Education Colleges now deliver the vast majority of intermediate level Higher Education provision.
HE in FE provision
The provision of HE in FE also plays a key role in supporting other Departmental strategies including ‘Graduating To Success’, ‘Success through Skills – Transforming Futures the Skills Strategy for Northern Ireland’ and ‘Further Education Means Business’.
HE in FE provision covers a wide range of subject areas and primarily takes the form of Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diplomas and Higher National Certificates. More...