West Thames College is a vibrant, successful college of further and higher education. Our practical courses and degree apprenticeships will give you the skills you need and employers want. You can contact our Information Centre to find out more information about all our courses, and why West Thames College could be the right place to continue your studies.
Why study at West Thames College?
We will give you all the support you need to succeed.
Professional lecturers with industry expertise, who will ensure that you have the most up to date skills. Our lecturers are also qualified teachers, trained to instil a love of learning and to share their knowledge.
You will receive a high ratio of direct teaching time in small class sizes. You will also have access to excellent support services including careers and learning advisers to help you achieve your potential.
London is an exciting place to study with great job opportunities
We have some of the world’s best galleries, theatres and museums on our doorstep. There is an active student life at the college with plenty of sporting activities and social events throughout the year.
London is home to some of the UK’s top employers and we have strong links with many.
The campus has state-of the art facilities including well-equipped science laboratories, client-facing hair and beauty salons, TV and music production suites so that you become accustomed to working in an industry standard environment.
Be part of our friendly, lively and successful community
Our employer partners work with us to ensure that our courses are relevant for industry. They provide valuable work experience opportunities and we regularly take part in industry competitions, attend exhibitions and organise field trips to help bring your studies to life.
You will be job-ready in just two years. If you study for an HND, you will gain a practical qualification that will prepare you for work and you will only have to pay two years’ tuition fees. You will still have the option of going to university to study for an honours degree.