Unlock your potential and fulfil your dreams with a Higher Education course at TyneMet College. Committed to providing excellence in education, we offer a wide range of courses designed to fulfil the expectations of today’s employers and propel you to success, whatever your aspirations.
All courses are taught with students in mind, ensuring that you’re equipped with a skillset that will prepare you for the world of work or further study.
Our Higher Education Centre - located at our Queen Alexandra Campus - includes everything from IT resources to social meeting areas and interactive classrooms. With well-equipped libraries, free Wi-Fi and suites of computers available - you will be in the best place to learn.
We are delighted to announce that Higher Education students have rated TyneMet College top in the country for student satisfaction with 100% of students satisfied with their course, outshining a vast array of 322 universities and colleges across the country in the latest National Student Survey (NSS 2014).
This accolade speaks volumes about the quality of teaching and learning here – recently praised by Ofsted inspectors for the high quality of our course provision, impressive results and outstanding partnerships – inspiring ambition and providing exceptional opportunities for staff and students alike.
Studying a Foundation Degree, Access to HE, HNC, HND or Diploma at TyneMet College opens up lots of exciting career opportunities for you. TyneMet has strong partnerships with regional universities with a wide choice of courses that are flexible to fit around your lifestyle and career aspirations. Award winning lecturers are here to support you throughout your studies and all of our Foundation Degrees and Teaching qualifications are awarded by the University of Sunderland. This means we can offer you great progression opportunities to top up your qualification through our partnership with the University.
Our Higher Education Centre includes IT resources, social spaces, meeting areas and interactive classrooms. We have suites of PCs in our well-equipped libraries and IT workshops, as well as a number of Wi-Fi hotspots. All students have access to TyneMet’s intranet and the internet, as well as Moodle, our Virtual Learning Environment, which contains study materials, directed learning tasks and course notes.
Other on-site recreational facilities include a dedicated Higher Education Common Room, a refectory, a Hair & Beauty Salon, a Floristry shop, a coffee shop and a student-run restaurant.