Higher Education provides a solid pathway to a whole host of exciting career opportunities and there are lots of different qualifications you can choose to study at TyneMet College – from Foundation Degrees, HNCs, HNDs or a teaching qualification, you can really boost you career prospects and aspirations for the future. It’s time to boost your earning through learning and dream bigger with TyneMet.

TyneMet is the only Higher Education provider in North Tyneside, with a wide range of higher level courses on offer right here on your doorstep, TyneMet is the ideal place to aim higher and broaden your career opportunities.

At TyneMet we are committed to providing excellence in education and offer a wide range of courses designed to fulfil the expectations of today’s employers and propel you to success, whatever your dreams and aspirations. We have designed our Higher Education programmes with the understanding that adult learners require a degree of flexibility when it comes to learning and our courses are created with business requirements in mind, meaning you will be qualified with the latest university and industry relevant credentials making you attractive to both universities and employers.

The College enjoys well established links with employers who have an extensive input into the creation of our Higher Education programmes; ensuring that you graduate with the skills and experience essential for a successful career.

TyneMet has strong partnerships with regional and national universities meaning that you benefit from a wide choice of courses. Award-winning lecturers are here to support you throughout your studies and all of TyneMet’s Foundation Degrees and Teaching qualifications are awarded by the University of Sunderland. This means you benefit from great progression opportunities to top up your qualification through the partnership with the University of Sunderland.

You will learn from sector specialists with years of experience and extensive industry contacts and enjoy work placement opportunities and industry visits to boost your CV or university application. Higher Education courses are all about advancing your learning so you will enjoy motivational live briefs and projects set by employers, based on actual challenges for their businesses and be challenged to achieve your best, gaining as many skills as possible to help you to stand out in the competitive jobs market. You will also attend lectures, seminars and presentations by guest speakers from a broad range of industries to stimulate the learning environment and further broaden your experiences.

TyneMet boasts four campuses and its main campus on the Coast Road at Wallsend offers a fantastic range of facilities including lots of dedicated spaces specifically for HE students – with a recently refurbished Higher Education Gateway and HE study room fully equipped with IT resources, quiet working spaces and a social space for you to meet other adult learners or catch up on coursework. The College also offers suites of PCs, laptops and tablets in well-equipped libraries and IT workshops as well as Wi-Fi hotspots across all campuses. TyneMet actively promotes learning beyond the classroom and provides a range of online learning and support tools to enhance your learning experience, which include Virtual Learning Environment, Moodle, and new WAMedu social platform enabling you to collaborate and connect with staff and peers.

The range of higher level courses on offer include: Computing, Counselling, Creative Industries, Engineering, Health & Social Care, Sport, Teacher Training and Working with Children.

Making studying flexible and affordable is critical, and students can apply for financial support and student loans to help cover the fees of a Higher Education course.

For more information about the wide range of HE courses on offer through Tyne Metropolitan College, visit www.tynemet.ac.uk/higher-education