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Employers and universities throughout the world value students with Higher National qualifications due to the fact they adopt a more hands on approach.

At West Lancashire College, you will learn from expert tutors in small learning communities, practical skills alongside the underpinning theory that a traditional degree programme offers.  This gives you a competitive advantage when you enter the job market and/or wish to top up to a full degree.

Study flexibly over 12 or 18 months, our competitively priced courses are the first stage in unlocking your potential through learning.

FEES AND FINANCE

West Lancashire College’s tuition fee for new UK and EU students studying a HNC starting in September 2018 is up to £6,000 (Total Fee) full time or part time.*

You can choose to pay your tuition fees up-front or take out a Tuition Fee Loan from the Student Loan Company, which currently defers payment until you earn over £21,000 per year. At this point you will start paying back 9% of your earnings above £21,000.

You can apply for student finance by registering your details at gov.uk/studentfinance If you do not wish to take out a student loan you can speak to our student services team for advice and guidance by emailing enquiries@westlancs.ac.uk or telephoning 01695 52300.

*You should expect to pay tuition fees for every year in attendance and be aware these fees may increase annually. On the basis of current government guidance any increase is unlikely to exceed the increase in inflation by reference to the Retail Price Index (RPI).

CASH BURSARY

We will be offering a bursary of up to £1000 to new HNC home students who are paying full fees and start their studies with us in September 2018.

West Lancashire College New students (Full Time ONLY):

£1000 based on attendance for all full time students

1st Payment £400 – 95% attendance to Nov

2nd Payment £400 – 95% attendance to Feb

3rd Payment £200 – 95% attendance to May

ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS

To charge tuition fees of more than £6,000 per year, higher education institutions must have an approved access agreement in which the Office for Fair Access (OFFA) sets out the College's commitment to widening participation and fair access. 

Further information about our current and previous fees and bursaries can be seen in our OFFA agreements which are below:

ACCESS AGREEMENT 2012-13 and 2013-14

ACCESS AGREEMENT 2014-15

ACCESS AGREEMENT 2015-16

ACCESS AGREEMENT 2016-17

ACCESS AGREEMENT 2017-18

ACCESS AGREEMENT 2018-19

Subject Overview

Study flexibly over 12 or 18 months, our competitively priced courses are the first stage in unlocking your potential through learning.

CourseCourse Code
HNC in Business
HNC in Photography