Access to Higher Education Diploma
It is never too late to study for a degree if you have no qualifications at all.
The Ruskin College Access to HE Diploma offers the opportunity to begin studying for a career in social work, youth and community work, counselling, education in the voluntary sector or other professional settings. An Access to HE Diploma is accepted for entry on to degree courses by the majority of UK universities and colleges. Click here to go to the Access to HE section
Interested in returning to learning? Want to explore adult education in a supportive environment? Looking for a course that is affordable or offers fee remission for those on benefits?
We offer short courses open to anyone without formal qualifications. If you want to find a way back to college education as an adult then please look at our website. We have a proven track record of giving people a chance to pursue that new beginning.
Click here to go to our short courses section
BA (Hons) and MA Courses
Ruskin College Oxford offers university-level study, up to and including degrees, often with funding support. All of these have routes to BA degrees, either at Ruskin or elsewhere. You can also train to be a social worker, a youth worker or a writer at Ruskin. There are MA courses in International Labour and Trade Union Studies and Women’s Studies. All courses have part-time routes available.
Click here to go to our courses section
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Wed 3rd, December 14
Ruskin received the sad news over the weekend that former tutor Bob Purdie passed away on Saturday.
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Upcoming events, talks and seminars
Ruskin College has the pleasure of hosting an evening with Shami Chakrabarti on January 9th 2015 7pm-9pm
Fri January 9th 2015
Shami will be talking about the coalitions’ proposal to scrap the Human Rights Act and to talk about her new book, On Liberty, which explores why our fundamental rights and freedoms are indispensable. The event is free but entrance will be on a first come first served basis so please arrive early.
Sat January 17th 2015
Be an International Labour and Trade Union Studies student for the day.