Welcome to STC Higher Education

Your next step is one of the most exciting and important stages of your life, whether you are progressing on from school or looking to build up skills and experience for your chosen career.

At STC Higher Education we are passionate about teaching and learning and its ability to transform lives. We provide courses for every stage, offering progression routes right through to a degree or employment. We want to make sure you achieve your potential both within and beyond the institute. We therefore work closely with many local and national employers to give you the best opportunities and experience possible.

We look forward to helping you, not just to succeed on your chosen pathway, but also to stand out from the crowd and give you the edge you need to compete and succeed in today’s competitive and fast changing world of work.

Starting Next

MSc – Computer Science
Award: University of Wolverhampton: MSc Computer Science
Credits: 90 ECTS
Start: Monday, September 09th 2024
End: Friday, May 23rd 2025
Start: Monday, September 02nd 2024
End: Friday, May 22nd 2026
Diploma in Computing-Y1
NCC Diploma in Computing (First year of a 3 year degree) MQF Level 5
Award: NCC Diploma in Computing (MQF Level 5)
Credits: 60 ECTS
Start: Monday, January 22nd 2024
End: Friday, May 24th 2024
International Foundation Year Diploma
NCC Education Pre University Foundation Diploma
(MQF Level 4)
Credits: 60 ECTS
Start: Monday, September 23rd 2024
End: Friday, May 30th 2025

Why study at STC?


 You can enroll for a diploma on a part-time or full-time basis.  You may wish to commit to the full 3 years on a full-time basis up to your degree or progress at a slower rate.  You may even opt to freeze your studies and return to your studies at a later stage.  We also offer easy payment schemes, including the possibility of dividing payments into monthly installments. 


STC diplomas are conferred by NCC Education, regulated by Ofqual as a leading British awarding body.  Moreover, STC works closely with UK universities where students can opt to top up their diploma in specialised Business and Computing fields   


Successful students are eligible to register with the Get Qualified Scheme and benefit from up to 70% refund from their tuition fees.

Our full-time students are also entitled to a stipend grant (subject to approval)

Employment Potential

We will help you achieve your dream career. With a reputable name amongst local employers our students are highly sought after within the industry.

Degree Pathway

Following a diploma with STC is the first step towards achieving your degree. STC works closely with UK universities where students can opt to top up their diploma in specialized fields in Computing and Business.

Top-Class Staff

Our lecturers are some of the best in the business – friendly, experienced, full of ideas and experts in their subjects. Above all, they are committed to helping you achieve your potential.


At STC we believe that diversity is an asset.  We are proud to say that over the past few years we welcomed students from over 30 nationalities and various religions.

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