Study Higher Education at Warrington & Vale Royal College

If you are thinking about university or want to complete a degree-level course, why not choose Warrington & Vale Royal College? We offer many higher education courses during the day and in the evening. HNCs, HNDs and professional qualifications are all available at Warrington & Vale Royal College. Courses range from construction, engineering, accounting, marketing, human resources, management, public services, sport, teaching, plus many more…

The HNC and HND qualifications are widely recognised by employers, universities and professional bodies. You will develop higher level technical skills and management skills required by employers.


Why choose higher education or professional courses at Warrington & Vale Royal College:

  • Affordable course prices
  • Great results
  • Fabulous facilities on campus
  • Excellent links with employers
  • Small class sizes
  • One-to-one support and guidance
  • Easily accessible by car and public transport

Subjects Available

Art & Design (Applied Art) HNC

Art & Design (Fine Art) HNC

Art & Design (Graphic Design) HNC

Business HNC

Business HND

Computing HNC

Computing & Systems Development HND

Construction & the Built Environment HNC

Biological Science HNC

Chemical Science HNC

Electrical & Electronic Engineering HNC

Electrical & Electronic Engineering HND

Electrical & Electronic Engineering HNC (Longridge)

Electrical & Electronic Engineering HND (Longridge)

General Engineering HNC

General Engineering HND

Health & Social Care HND

Health Care Practice HNC

Manufacturing Engineering HNC (Longridge)

Manufacturing Engineering HND (Longridge)

Operations Engineering HNC (Longridge)

Operations Engineering HND (Longridge)

Performing Arts HNC/HND

Social & Community Work HNC

Sports & Exercise Science HNC

Sports & Exercise Science HND

Travel & Tourism Management HNC

Travel & Tourism Management HND

For more information on any of the above courses please call Learner Services on 01925 494494.

Simply apply directly using our online application process or pop into Learner Services at our Winwick Road campus.

Higher Education Funding Support

Student Finance Loans

You might be eligible to apply for student a Tuition Fee Loan and Maintenance Loan to help you with the cost of your studies. For more information, you can view our Student Finance guide here. You can apply online at or for more information please contact our Learner Services Team.

Financial Assistance Fund

We have support available for higher education (HE) students who are in financial hardship and need extra financial support that allows them to remain in higher education. The financial assistance fund may be able to help you with an unexpected financial crisis as well as intervene if you are considering leaving your higher education studies, due to financial hardship. If you require further information, click here to download an information form or call our Learner Services team on 01925 494494


Our Guidance and Welfare team can talk to you confidentially about bursaries, Learner Support Fund (LSF) or any other financial concerns you are experiencing. Please do not wait until it becomes unmanageable. For further information about finance and funding support, visit Learner Services or telephone 01925 494501 or 01606 720649.


Erin Hague - Fine Art HNDThe inspirational work of talented art student Erin Hague has gone on display at Knutsford Library as part of her site-specific project aimed at embracing reading.

Erin Hague - Fine Art HND

The right course for you...

We have expert Learner Services staff on hand to help you make the right choice for you. You may want to complete a full-time university qualification available at Warrington & Vale Royal College, based in north Cheshire or you may want to complete a part-time Higher Education professional course which will enhance your knowledge and skills and aid your future progression in your current job.

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