We proudly maintain relationships with world-class universities that give our students further opportunities for the best study experience.
Axial Colleges maintains important agreements with universities in the UK and abroad, to give our students the opportunity to achieve Undergraduate Honours Degrees and Masters Degrees by progressing directly into the final stage of a university programme after completing a programme of study at one of our campuses or Study Centres, or through our Distance-Learning institute.

At the end of your studies with Axial you will receive an all-important UK Diploma or Certificate qualification, and if your ambition is to continue your studies to complete a full UK university Degree – whether at Undergraduate or Postgraduate level - then our progression partnerships are just as important.

Our current list of programme options and partnerships is listed below, and for additional course preferences please contact an Axial Student Advisor to learn about other options we can offer you.

1A world-class institution, UCLan became the first modern university in the UK to be listed in the QS World Rankings. As a student at the university you’ll benefit by studying courses that have been developed based on the latest academic research, and with input from businesses to ensure up-to-date relevance of the subject matter.

The university was founded in 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge, and boasts state-of-the-art facilities and world class teaching and support to help students succeed – including providing world-leading Astrophysics researchers with the opportunity to work with NASA! With more than 500 Undergraduate and 200 Postgraduate Degrees available, in subject areas including Commerce, Journalism, Fashion, Forensics and Sports Science, as well as many more, UCLan has been at the forefront of developing degrees for the 21st century. Our partnership with UCLan gives our students the chance to pursue Degrees in:

Business Administration – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
Global Business Management - BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
International Digital Business Communication - BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
Management in Hospitality - BA (Hons) Top-up Degree

2Middlesex University is a long-established London university, with a focus on academic excellence and research. Their ethos is for innovation, and creative and practical thinking, and they continue to invest in the people and facilities at the university, having already invested more than 200 million pounds into lecture theatres, laboratories and learning facilities.

The university leads a number of research programmes, as well as conducting research and impact studies of their own, setting them amongst the more progressive institutions in the UK. With more than 40 programme areas and 25,000 students, Middlesex caters to the academic ambition of almost every student! Our agreement with Middlesex University means students can pursue a wide selection of Degrees, some of which include:

Accounting & Financial Management – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
International Business – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
Hospitality Management – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
International Tourism & Hospitality – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree

3The University of Sunderland has been providing higher education since 1901, and maintains a focus on being an innovative, accessible and inspirational university. In addition to being an institution of broad academic disciplines, the university invests heavily in research and has been recognised as carrying out 'world-leading' research in Computer Science, Pharmacy, Environment, Education, Media, English, History, Automotive, Art & Design, and Tourism. All of the research carried out at the university is fed directly into the institution's academic programme provision, which means that students receive the latest information from some of the world's leading researchers.

Our partnership with the University of Sunderland gives our students direct progression opportunities into Honours Degrees and Masters Degrees in a range of programme areas, plus the opportunity to study in the heart of London! Some of the courses covered by our partnership are listed below:

Accounting & Financial Management – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
Business Management – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
International Tourism & Hospitality Management – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
Master of Business Administration – MBA Top-up Degree

4The University of Derby is a modern, innovative education provider that achieved its university status in 1992. Teaching at the Derby campus dates back to 1851, when it was a Diocesan Institution for Training, meaning they have over 160 years of expertise in education. The university prides itself on educating highly employable graduates, currently ranking 8th in England for student employability, and they recently ranked first for Student Support in an independent survey of all the UK’s modern universities.

Derby comprises both a campus-based and an online university, to administer programmes ranging from Science and the Arts, though to Business, Law and Engineering. Some programmes available to Axial graduates through our agreement with Derby include:

Banking & Finance – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
Business Management – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
Hospitality Management – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree
International Business – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree

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