Higher Education – North West Regional College

Higher Education

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Our Higher Education Experience

Higher Education Courses – Applications Now Open for Sept 2020 Entry!

If you, or someone you know, is completing A Levels (or equivalent) this year, then we encourage you to ‘aim higher and study local’ by choosing a Higher Education course at our College, starting from September 2020.

Exciting range of job-focused Foundation degree, Higher National Diploma / Certificate, Higher Level Apprenticeship or Professional Development programmes now on offer, across a number of subject areas, delivered in our state-of-the-art facilities and campuses. Many of our courses are delivered on both a Full and Part-Time basis.

Each course is designed to develop the specific knowledge and skills required in your chosen career area, and can give you the opportunity to move directly into employment or to degree study when your complete your studies. Our tutors are passionate and enthusiastic with real industry experience. Our friendly and dedicated support staff are always on hand to provide advice and guidance.

So, what are you waiting for? Make your course application today. This is YOUR future.

Why Choose North West Regional College?
    With significantly lower tuition fees than university many students are choosing to study Higher Education at North West Regional College, allowing them to live close to home and reduce travel and maintenance costs. Many of our Part-Time courses also offer reduced tuition fees for those receiving benefits (conditions apply).
    We offer attractive financial incentives to students during their studies. These include: maintenance grants, college bursaries, hardship funds and childcare vouchers (terms & conditions apply).
    Many of our courses include practical work experience, allowing students to gain advantage in the jobs market. Some courses also offer students the chance to work and study abroad.
    For students studying Part-Time you may be able to eligible to pay for your course in affordable monthly instalments.
    In 2019 more than 650 NWRC graduates secured places at over 80 universities throughout the UK and Ireland, while many more found employment locally, regionally and internationally.
Employer Focused Programmes

We now have an extensive range of Foundation Degree and Higher Level Apprenticeship programmes on offer, which are validated and partnered by our colleagues at Ulster University, Queens University Belfast and other leading third level institutions.

These courses include Higher Level Apprenticeships in:

  • Accountancy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • International Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Civil Engineering
  • Early Years

Our new range of Foundation Degree options include

  • Business & Enterprise
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Responding to Alcohol & Drug Use
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

These are employer-focused programmes and provide ambitious and motivated learners with the perfect opportunity to gain new technical skills and expertise while undertaking paid work placement at the same time… Infact, these are the programmes which we believe are set to fulfill the needs of employers in the future – by creating a more talented and skilled workforce, which in turn can boost regional growth and prosperity.

Rebekah Glen studied HLA in Accountacy and secured Full-Time employment with Deborah O'Donnell Chartered Accountants