Higher Education

Your future starts now

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.

At TyneMet you will find the highest quality of teaching and support – recently praised by Ofsted inspectors for the high calibre of our course provision, impressive results and outstanding partnerships; we continue to work hard to inspire ambition and provide 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.

Next steps

The Gateway Team are ready to help explain courses, finance and support (course fees may increase in line with inflation). To contact a member of the Gateway Team call 0191 229 5000 (option 2) or email enquiries@tynemet.ac.uk