Evening Classes and Adult Education in Merseyside provide further learning opportunities for residents of the Merseyside community. Courses provide learning and skills focused on supporting career progression, employability, and job skills or to progress to further learning.
Discover a fascinating hobby or interest, develop skills to move on at work, or start training for a whole new career – it is never too late to further your education and there are lots of opportunities to learn and develop your skills.
By taking an Evening Class or Adult Education course in Merseyside you will:
· Learn on your doorstep at locations in your community or learn from the comfort of your own home, depending on the class or course you choose.
· Boost your career with qualifications across a range of professions, increase your knowledge in your current career or start working towards a whole new career – the options are endless!
· Pick up new talents and meet people in your community with similar interests.
Why study in Merseyside?
Situated in northwest England, Merseyside has so much to offer for everyone. It is a county rich with heritage and culture – Liverpool has more galleries and museums than any other UK city outside of London – and it is the birthplace of The Beatles!
Visit the home of British glass at the World of Glass museum in St Helens, a fascinating town also known for its rugby league heritage. See wild animals up close and personal at Knowsley Safari Park, take in Anthony Gormley’s unique art installation on Crosby Beach, and visit Formby Point to see one of England’s last strongholds for red squirrels.
Top places to visit in Merseyside include Anfield Stadium, The Atkinson, Southport Pier, Southport Marine Lake, the World of Glass, Liverpool Cathedral, Botanical Gardens, Penny Lane, The Cavern Club, and The Black Pearl New Brighton.
The University of Liverpool formed a partnership with Xi’an Jiaotong University in China in 2006, resulting in the creation of the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Students can choose to split their studies between the two universities if they wish, offering a unique twist to a traditional degree.
The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is a higher education institution with degree awarding powers and registered charity located in Liverpool, United Kingdom. Established in 1898, it was the first institution in the world dedicated to research and teaching in tropical medicine.
Where can I study in Merseyside?
- University of Liverpool
- Liverpool Hope University
- The City of Liverpool College
- Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
- Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
- Hugh Baird College
- Southport College
- St Helen’s College
- Wirral Metropolitan College
For a full list of possible classes and courses, you can visit our website and enquire or even book courses that appeal to you. Visit Whichcollege.ie to search universities, colleges, or institutes taking admissions in your area now!
Facts about Merseyside
· In 2001, Liverpool was hailed the ‘capital of pop’ by the Guinness World Records. It was awarded the title because more artists with a Liverpool origin have had a number one hit than from any other location.
· Liverpool is second only to London in its array of listed buildings – more than 2,400 of them. Landmarks like the Liver and Cunard Buildings, the Cathedrals, and the Albert Dock are some of the city’s most recognizable pieces of architecture.
· With 27 league titles between them, both Everton FC and Liverpool FC are among the most decorated sides in English football history.
· Leasowe Lighthouse was built in 1763 by Liverpool Corporation’s Docks Committee and is the oldest brick-built lighthouse in Britain. The lighthouse was operational until 1908.
· The first shot of World War One was fired from Wirral. It was shot from one of the guns on Fort Perch Rock in New Brighton as a warning across the bow of a Norwegian vessel just 30 minutes after the war had been declared.
· The name, Liverpool, comes from the Old English word “liver”, meaning thick or muddy, and “pol” meaning a pool or creek, so it essentially means a swampy pool.