University Level Courses


Looking to improve your career prospects with a university level qualification?

Wirral Met offer a wide range of Degrees, Foundation Degrees, Higher National Certificates and Diplomas (HNCs/HNDs) as well as teaching qualifications.


Our friendly, experienced tutors will help you to gain new skills, a university level qualification and confidence, ensuring you progress further on the perfect route to your dream career. Small class sizes enable you to access outstanding support, whilst you save money on travel and accommodation by staying local and fitting your education around your commitments.

Benefit from links with our partner universities: University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), University of Chester and University of Liverpool.

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At Wirral Met College we are pleased to accept non-traditional students onto our university level courses. This means that while you may not meet the required number of UCAS points, if you have relevant experience in the respective area or show the ability to study at degree level, you may be accepted onto the course following an interview. You are also able to undertake Maths and English GCSEs alongside your degree course if you do not have those. Please speak to one of our Student Advisers to find out more.

University Level Courses

From Higher National Certifications and Diplomas (HNCs/HNDs) to foundation degrees, BA (Hons) and BSc (Hons), there is something for everyone at Wirral Met College.

Not quite ready for a university level qualification?

Helpful Information

  • National Student Survey

    Our 2018/19 graduates gave Wirral Met an overall satisfaction rating 86.05% in the last National Student Survey – on average, that’s 2.48% higher than region and sector ratings. These students said that Wirral Met has:

    “Wonderful inclusive teaching with fantastic support and encouragement."

    "Access to industry standard software and equipment." 

    “Helpful members of staff” that “always lend a helping hand when needed."

  • Money Matters

    You can save money on travel, accommodation and tuition fees by choosing to study a university level qualification locally at Wirral Met College. Learn more about the financial support options available to you and the funding available to you.

  • Life in Liverpool/Wirral

    You will be studying at our campuses in Birkenhead, just approximately 4 miles away from Liverpool’s lively city centre.

  • Trips, Visits & Career Focuses

    As with all of our study programmes, many of the College’s university level courses include educational trips as well as visits from local employers to ensure you are provided with a wide variety of skills and experiences to take into the working world upon graduation.

  • Policies & Procedures

    As your higher education provider, we are committed to ensuring that our courses meet the needs of you, our students, whilst also supporting the growth of our local community. We have designed plans, policies and objectives to ensure we achieve the delivery of these commitments.

  • Quality Assured

    At Wirral Met we are proud to hold an accreditation with The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).

    The QAA is a national organisation that reviews the quality of higher education delivered by colleges. Their assessments are based on:

    • The core themes of academic standards
    • Quality of learning
    • Public information
    • Enhancement

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  • Office for Students

    Office for Students are the independent regulator of higher education in England. They aim to ensure that every student, whatever their background, has a fulfilling experience of higher education that enriches their lives and careers. Their work covers all students whether undergraduate or postgraduate, national or international, young or mature, full-time or part-time, studying on a campus or by distance learning.

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