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Wirral Met College is a leading Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Centre for the North West of England. We are in the process of building a brand new STEM Centre at our Twelve Quays Campus, which will open in April 2016. The new STEM Centre will bring together a number of key technology disciplines embracing specialist, industry-standard equipment and enabling students to develop their skills for a wide range of careers. We work with many employers and in 2014 we were named as Provider of the Year in a national competition awarded by the Sector Skills Council for Science, Cogent.

Study programmes delivered at the Twelve Quays Campus include:

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What next?

Many students progress onto jobs and/or apprenticeships once they have completed their full-time study programmes. Level 3 students often progress onto Higher Education programmes such as the Higher National Certificate (HNC), or Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes in Applied Chemistry, or the Foundation Degree in Chemistry or Forensic Science, which are offered at Wirral Met College working in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

Career opportunities

Starting salaries for Forensic Scientists are £20,000 per year and experienced scientists may earn between £25,000 and £35,000 per year.


Where are they now?

Fozia Ali

Fozia is currently doing an Advanced level Apprenticeship in Laboratory Technicians and was awarded with the UK Life Sciences Advanced Apprentice Award 2014.

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