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.
Let your creativity develop and grow at the award-winning Creative Studios based at our Queen Alexandra Campus in North Shields.
With state-of-the-art equipment as standard paired with excellent teaching, The Creative Studios is sure to inspire and get your creativity flowing.
|HNC & HND In Art & Design (Fine Art)||Level 4/5||Full-time & Part-time||1 & 2 year options available|
|HNC & HND In Graphic Design||Level 4/5||Full-time & Part-time||1 & 2 year options available|
|BTEC HNC Dip in Graphic Design||Level 4||Part-time|
|BTEC HNC Dip in Graphic Design - January Start||Level 4||Part-time|
|BTEC HNC Diploma in fine art||Level 4||Part-time|
|BTEC HND Diploma in Art & Design||Level 5||Part-time|
|BTEC HND Diploma in Graphic Design||Level 5||Part-time|
|BTEC HND Fine Art - January start||Level 5||Part-time|
Our comprehensive courses in computing, business and retail will ensure you're up to speed in the sectors of IT, commerce and retail industries, equipping you with skills sought after by employers and preparing you with everything you need to live, learn and earn in the 21st Century.
|HNC in Computing & Systems Development||Part-time|
|HND in Computing & Systems Development (year 1 of 2)||Part-time|
|HNC & HND In Computing (Software Development)||Level 4/5||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|
Here at TyneMet, we offer a full package of Counselling courses designed to meet the needs of students at every stage of their training.
Whether you are just entering the world of Counselling study for the first time or are a returning professional, there are a host of popular, relvenant and stimulating courses available.
|Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision Level 6||Level 6||Part-time and full-time options available||90 hours in duration with a variety of delivery modes|
|Foundation Degree in Counselling||Level 4/5||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|
Engineering is an exciting subject that opens up a world of opportunities for you to design, develop and build almost anything and everything around us. Whether it be the ways we commute to work, the homes we live in or even the ways we stay entertained, engineering and technology are involved.
|HNC Electrical & Electronic Engineering (year 1 of 2)||Part-time|
|HNC Electrical & Electronic Engineering (year 1 of 2)||Part-time|
|HNC in Manufacturing Engineering (year 1 of 2)||Part-time|
|HNC in Mechanical Engineering (year 1 of 2)||Part-time|
|Foundation Degree in Power Engineering||Level 4/5||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|
|HNC In Electrical & Electronic Engineering||Level 4||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|
|HNC In Manufacturing Engineering||Level 4||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|
|HNC In Mechanical Engineering||Level 4||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|
If you're fanatical about all things Sport, then we have the course for you. Careers in Sport are hugely varied, exciting and could see you working anywhere in the world. With a range of courses of study for every level, top facilities and professional coaching, TyneMet is the best place to kick-off your career in the sports industry.
|Foundation Degree In Exercise, Health & Fitness||Level 4/5||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|
|Foundation Degree In Sports Coaching||Level 4/5||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|
Teaching is a very rewarding profession in which you get the opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives. Teaching offers you fantastic career prospects and development opportunities in an ever-changing sector full of chances to be creative and to help others to learn and gain skills for their future.
|PGCE in Education (Post Compulsory Education & Training)||Part-time|
|Certificate in Post Compulsory Education & Training (Cert Ed)||Level 5||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|
|Diploma in HE in Education and Training||Level 6||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|
|Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS)||Level 5||Part-time and full-time options available||1 & 2 year options available|
|Professional Graduate Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education & Training (PGCE)||Level 6||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|
If you want a rewarding career and would love to work with children or young people then a course at TyneMet is the perfect route for you. With endless career options including playgroup assistance, family support work, childhood counselling, early years practitioners, education support, mentoring or school teachers; a career working with young people and enhancing their lives is sure to be rewarding.
|Foundation Degree In Education & Care||Level 5||Part-time and full-time options available||Two years|