Access to HE

Are you aged 19+ and interested in progressing to Higher Education (HE)?

Access to HE courses are designed for adults aged 19+ and prepare you to study on a degree and other Higher Education courses. They usually last for one year and you may be able to study on a full-time or part-time basis.

Wirral Met College offers a wide range of Higher Education courses in partnership with prestigious universities including the University of Chester, University of Central Lancashire, and University of Liverpool.

To request your copy of the higher education prospectus call 0151 551 7777 or download here.


If you are not quite ready, or have not got the grades, to progress to Higher Education (HE)…

Join an access or Pre-Access to HE course.

Access courses are designed to help adults return to learning and progress to HE courses.

Access courses will prepare you to study at degree level and lead to careers in:

Course Level Code
Pre Access to HE Humanities and Social Science 2 Y022
Pre-Access to Higher Education – Science 2 S037
Access to HE Psychology 3 Y039
Access to HE Sociology and Criminology with Social Work 3 Y038
Access to Higher Education – Art and Design 3 A019
Access to Higher Education – Biomedical Science 3 S152
Access to Higher Education – Film, Culture and Society 3 Y037
Access to Higher Education – Humanities and Social Science 3 Y001
Access to Higher Education – Midwifery and Professions Allied to Medicine 3 J145
Access to Higher Education – Nursing and Allied Health Professions 3 J004
Access to Higher Education – Performing Arts 3 Y036
Access to Higher Education – Photography and Creative Digital Media 3 Y032
Access to Higher Education – Primary Education 3 Y027
Access to Higher Education – Science 3 S026

For further information, call our Student Advisers on 0151 551 7777.