Our higher education university level courses are a cost-effective way to boost your career prospects. With our courses being a fraction of the price of university, you can afford to go far while staying close. And our close industry links will make sure you leave us as a highly skilled and enterprising graduate.

With close links to local universities, you’ll find all Walsall College university level courses have been developed with the help of a range of employers, giving you access to cutting-edge facilities and expert tuition from industry professionals.

A typical HNC/D costs around £5,200 and a Level 6 Top-up amounts to £7,500 a year at Walsall College, depending on the course subject you study. That’s a lot less than studying at the same level at university.

Plus, our small class sizes and the personalised support you’ll receive from lecturers and experts in their field means that you’ll be in a great position to increase your skills and career prospects.

To find out about Higher Educations fees at Walsall College and the financial help available click here

Why study University Level Courses at Walsall College?

Walsall College is the perfect setting to prepare you for the current - and future - challenges of your career. Here are 6 great reasons to boost your career with one of our HI:ED courses:

Course fees at university cost anywhere up to £9,000 per year, whereas our HNC/D courses are typically £5,200* which represents great value for money!
Real world. Real careers. We know exactly what employers want - and we make sure you can give it to them from day one.
Why add travel, accommodation and a whole lot of hassle into the equation? With full degrees right here on your doorstep, studying locally has never looked so good. Getting here couldn't be simpler.
Choose small classes. personalised tuition and genuinely welcoming atmosphere. Whatever your career goals, we're here to help you reach for them.
The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education courses in the UK has stated that 'the enhancement of student learning opportunities is commended'. This is a report of a Higher Education Review conducted by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) at Walsall College: QAA HE Review of Walsall College (December 2014) QAA HE Review Action Plan (May 2015)

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

University isn’t the only route to a successful career!
Higher and degree apprenticeships are a great opportunity to move your career forward. You will gain a nationally recognised qualification, whilst learning professional skills and earning a salary.

What’s more, you won’t be left with any student debt!

Higher and degree apprenticeships are available in a range of areas at levels 4-6. They combine work with study and may include a work-based, academic or combined qualification relevant to the industry. Levels 4 and 5 are equivalent to a Higher Education Certificate / Diploma or foundation degree, while Level 6 is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.

For more information, please call our dedicated Apprenticeships Team on 01922 651129 or email apprenticeshipenquiries@walsallcollege.ac.uk


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