Access more career and life opportunities

With our range of courses especially for adults (aged 19 and over), there’s sure to be one to help you achieve your goals. You can even fit your studies around your lifestyle and family or work commitments.

We offer a welcoming and supportive environment for adult learners with excellent teaching and competitive course fees.

If you'd like to join our next virtual event, you can pre-register via the link below and our teaching staff will be available to speak with you on live chat to see how we can inspire and support you to be the best you can be!

Pre-register for our next event

Your guide to our virtual open event!

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    Take a look around and find out more information about what you want to study.

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    There are so many positives to studying as an adult and we have lots of courses to choose from full-time to flexible part-time courses that fit in around your lifestyle.

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    Explore our campus virtually from the comfort of your own home!

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    Head over to our expert and friendly support page to find out everything from financial support to how we can help you reach your true potential.

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    Have you spoken to everyone you need to? Apply now and start your journey to an exciting future!

Adult Learning

Start your journey towards an exciting new future.

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Distance Learning

Achieve your career and life dreams through distance learning by balancing study with your lifestyle.

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Higher Education

Need to take your skills to a higher level?

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Benefits of studying as an adult

Improve mental wellbeing. Learning a new skill, or enhancing an existing one, can improve and maintain your mental wellbeing and keep your mind active.

Develop your self-confidence. Studying will provide you with a sense of achievement and empowerment as you develop confidence in your own skills.

Improve your quality of life. Studying will allow you to become more motivated to improve and learn, and will help you to achieve a sense of self-fulfillment.

Increase your earning potential. Studying will help to expand your skillset, improve your prospects for progression and will give you the competitive edge when applying for a promotion or new job.

Improve your ability to succeed. You may wish to study in order to validate your knowledge and experience and to show what you are capable of, which will increase your ability to succeed.

Develop a support network. Studying will enable you to meet like-minded people, who you can network and collaborate with and share good practice.

Choose the direction of your future. You will gain access to more career and life opportunities so you can be in control and choose the direction your future takes.

Expert & friendly support

Reasons to study as an adult:

  • To get back into education or gain a qualification
  • To learn a new skill or keep your mind active
  • To meet new friends or develop an interest
  • To progress your career or embark on a new one
  • To achieve a lifelong ambition or take on a new challenge