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If you want affordable, high quality university level courses, where you get outstanding support and excellent facilities, choose Wirral Met College. 


The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the high quality 
and standards of provision at Wirral Met College following its review in March, 2015.

Click here to read the latest review report

Click here to read the action plan

Degrees validated by prestigious universities

We offer a wide choice of full-time and part-time courses validated by prestigious universities and professional bodies.

University of Chester 

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Working in partnership with The University of Chester, Wirral Met College shares a common interest in promoting progression to, and awareness of, higher education opportunities within the region. The University of Chester seeks to provide all students and staff with the education, skills, support and motivation to enable them to develop as confident world citizens and successfully to serve and improve the global communities within which they live and work. At the heart of the University’s vision is an unwavering commitment to ensuring an outstanding student learning experience, developing the expertise of staff, providing teaching excellence, and actively growing research scholarship.   

University of Liverpool

Wirral Met College is proud to be working in partnership with The University of Liverpool, which is ranked as one of the top 200 universities in the world. The University of Liverpool’s aim is to support students as they become highly employable, creative, and culturally rich graduates, with the capacity to find employment that will enable them to be agents for change in a connected world. 91% of the university’s UK undergraduate 
graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of completing their course.

University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is one of the largest universities in the UK. UCLan has recently received a silver quality award for ‘consistently exceeding rigorous national quality requirements’ in the first ever national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessment. UCLan is estimated to be in the top 3.7% of universities by the Centre for World University Rankings 2016 (CWUR). As a partner of UCLan, Wirral Met College shares UCLan’s commitment to quality, personalised provision and excellent support for

HNCs and HNDs validated by Pearson

HNC and HND qualifications are an ideal choice for students seeking an affordable and relevant route to a degree or employment. The Higher National Certificate and Higher National Diploma give a blend of in-depth knowledge and skills with a practical approach to learning to prepare students for higher education and employment.

Lower fees & student bursaries

Our fees are much lower than most universities; if you want affordable Higher Education options, stay local and you’ll also save on accommodation and travel costs.  Students studying on full-time degree programmes can access a support bursary - £500 per annum for those with a household income below £25,000 (and existing HE students can also get a bursary!).  Click on Finance & Loans for details or call 0151 551 7777 for guidance on fees, loans, and how to get the most from the bursaries and financial assistance available.

Outstanding student support & small class sizes 

Our Additional Learning Support team are here to help sutdents to be as successful as possible.  Find out more about the support available.

Easy travel

Wirral Met College is easily accessible via public transport: View Merseyrail Train Times

Dedicated Higher Education Centre and excellent Facilities

You will study within our dedicated HE Centre at the Twelve Quays Campus and/or in our HE Mall and private study area at the Conway Park Campus.  Wirral Met has invested significantly in all of its campuses which offer specialist, industry standard equipment and resources.  Don't forget, you also have access to the university facilities including their student intranet and library. Come along to our open evenings and find out more!

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What our students said in the National Student Surveys 2015-16 & 2016-17:

"All tutors are always there with advice and support."

"The small class sizes have been great, less intimidating than more usual larger, university type classes.  Teaching is first class on the whole."

"Great environment to work in, staff are positive and good access to resources."

"There is ample support from staff, even outside of class.  They are very willing to give advice and support when it is needed."

"I have had the opportunity through the course to acquire experience within the field."

"Tutors are brilliant." 


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