Privy Council grants Grimsby Institute Foundation Degree Awarding Powers
The Grimsby Institute Group has announced that the Privy Council has granted the college Foundation Degree Awarding Powers and is one of only a few colleges to gain this status. The college is now able to develop and awrd new vocational work-based Foundation Degrees which meet the needs of students, employers and the community.
Foundation Degrees are work-based vocational Higher Education qualifications studied over two years full-time or three years part-time.
The Institute currently has over 1850 Higher Education students studying at the University Centre. The granting of the Foundation Degree Awarding Powers will enable the Institute to award its own Foundation Degrees from September 2014.