higher education

14-16 years old

16-18 years old


Higher Education



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.

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    • 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.

    View our range of Higher Education courses and apprenticeships. See the events page for dates to visit the college. Apply via www.ucas.com or click the Apply Now button on the course web page. If you have any questions, please contact the Information Centre on 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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      West Thames College

      One of the top 3 Colleges in London *

      * Based on overall performance for students aged 16-18 across all levels in 2018-19

      The College is open and it’s not too late to enrol!

      Don’t miss out on Enrolment 2020

      Take a look at our range of Courses and Apply Now. Haven’t visited us yet? Explore our campus using our Virtual Tour

      Apply Now

      If you have already applied for a September 2020 course, you would have already been invited to enrolment.

      If you haven’t applied to West Thames College, please come into the college from Friday 21st August (16-18 year olds) or from Monday 24th August (for Adults aged 19+).

      If you prefer to enrol with us remotely, please phone us on 0208 326 2000