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UNIVERSITY Campus Oldham (UCO) has been awarded ‘Silver’ in the latest assessment of teaching and learning excellence at all higher education providers across England.

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University Campus Oldham opened in May 2005 bringing higher education courses to the people of Oldham.

This has allowed thousands of students to access a university level education close to home. Courses have always been aligned to employers` needs in Oldham and Greater Manchester so our graduates have the best opportunities to start their careers of choice.

Since August 2012, University Campus Oldham, has been part of the Oldham College family. Our courses are of the highest quality as they are validated by leading United Kingdom universities who have the highest quality standards, approved by QAA (Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education).

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Prospectus 2023/2024 available now

University Campus Oldham (UCO) takes great pride in the town's heritage and homegrown talent. We have our own proud history of developing the future industry leaders, entrepreneurs, creatives, teachers and heroic frontline workers!

Take a look at what we have to offer in our latest prospectus.

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Simon Jordan


Welcome to University Campus Oldham (UCO), the Higher Education faculty of Oldham College, and thank you for visiting our website. We hope you will be able to familiarise yourself with the degree level courses on offer here in partnership with UCLan, University of Huddersfield, Sheffield Hallam University and The Open University.

When UCO was first set up just over a decade ago, the ambition was simple – to develop highly skilled graduates who would make their mark in the town and beyond. This work continues.

We still want to see more Oldham and Greater Manchester people make the move into Higher Education with us. We feel the opportunities here are excellent and we have the right academic and support services in place to help you succeed.

Please do look over the website, give us a call, or visit us to discuss your future.

Simon Jordan

Principal and Chief Executive, Oldham College

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