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 full time HNC/D costs around £5,900 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

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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:

Study our HNC/D and top-up degree courses at a fraction of the price of university with no compromise on quality.Course fees at university cost anywhere up to £9,000 per year, whereas our HNC/D courses are typically £5,900* which represents great value for money!
Our close industry links will help you get the skills that employers are looking for and put you on course to the career you want.
£76m invested in 5 state of the art campusesover the last 6 years.
Our lessons are taught in small classes increasing the one-to-one support from your lecturer.
Our HE student satisfaction rates have improved year on year. 89% of our students would recommend Walsall College.
You can progress from a number of our HNC programmes, all the way to degree level.

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 657000 or email jobshop@walsallcollege.ac.uk


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