Hopwood Hall College

Hopwood Hall College is a UK government-funded, further education college. The college is situated in the borough of Rochdale, in greater Manchester, easily accessible by public transport and car and, for overseas students, from Manchester International Airport.

The college is a really friendly place to study. We expect high standards of work and behaviour from our students and, in return, we will help you to get the very best out of college life and achieve your personal goals

We offer full and part-time study opportunities in a wide range of areas, such as A-levels, vocational courses, work based apprenticeships, higher education, and professional programmes for business
We have 3200 full-time and 8000 part-time students, aged mainly from 16 upwards
Our specialist staff give information, advice and guidance on college courses and possible progression routes

We pride ourselves in taking learning into the local community and run many courses in our 30 or so outreach centres
Our student body includes a thriving number of international students from over 10 countrie... [ Read All ]


United Kingdom

Middleton Campus, Rochdale Road
M24 6XH
Phone: 0161 6437560
Fax: 0161 6432114
Website: http://www.hopwood.ac.uk

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Our Aims

We are extremely proud of the education and support we provide at Hopwood Hall College. Our priority is to provide the best possible education for our students ensuring that each individual is given the support and encouragement they need to achieve their goals.

Our values reflect the importance that we place on a caring and supportive environment. We expect the highest standards of work, behaviour and commitment from our students and staff and we believe in:

Equality of opportunity
Treating everyone with respect.

A climate of openness and trust.

Celebrating the achievements of students and staff.

Encouraging innovation and development.

These values form the cultural framework within which Hopwood Hall College operates working with students, parents, employers, employees, partners, stakeholders, suppliers, communities and the environment.

Our Mission
“Hopwood Hall College aims to provide the widest range of quality education and training to learners in the borough of Rochdale and beyond, to ensure they achieve their individual, educational and employment goals, whilst meeting the skills needs of th...  [ Read All ]

Location and Getting there


Information For  Undergraduates


Information For  International Students


Student Facilities

We pride ourselves on having excellent teaching and learning facilities and both Rochdale and Middleton campuses are extremely well equipped. We have over 1300 PCs, learning resource centres, information centres offering advice and guidance, free college-wide internet access and college email accounts for all students.


Student Support


Student Life

All full-time students are encouraged to participate in sports and cultural activities as part of their course and to get as much out of their time at Hopwood Hall.



Hopwood Hall College understands the importance of arranging somewhere comfortable to live whilst studying thousands of miles away from home. That is why we endeavour to select suitable accommodation for you before you arrive.


How To Apply

The application process is straightforward but must be followed carefully to avoid mistakes and disappointment.


Request a prospectus (Number, e-mail or follow link)

Like to request a prospectus? Please email us at enquiries@hopwood.ac.uk with your name and full address details, and we’ll send you one straight away.