Why Choose North West Regional College
As a College, we are very excited about the range of higher education course options that we are offering in 2019-20. Some of the key benefits learners can expect to avail of include:
- LOWER COSTS
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).
- STUDENT FINANCE
We offer attractive financial incentives to students during their studies. These include: maintenance grants, college bursaries, hardship funds and childcare vouchers (terms & conditions apply).
- WORK EXPERIENCE
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.
- FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTIONS
For students studying Part-Time you may be able to eligible to pay for your course in affordable monthly instalments.
- PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES
In 2018 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.
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:
- Mechanical Engineering
- International Hospitality & Tourism Management
- Electronic & Electrical Engineering
- Software Development
Our new range of Foundation Degree options include
- Business & Enterprise
- Sustainable Construction
- Early Childhood Studies
- Integrative & Holistic Health
- 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.