Coleg Sir Gâr

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Coleg Sir Gâr is one of the largest Further Education Colleges in Wales (in the United Kingdom).

In English, it is also called Carmarthenshire College.

It is an Accredited College of the University of Glamorgan and also has partnerships with other Welsh universities.

Its university course offering includes over 79 courses - from Higher National Certificates and Diplomas to Foundation and Honours Degrees as well as postgraduate and professional qualifications. Subject areas include Engineering and Construction, Art and Design, Computing, Business and Management, Education, Health and Social Care, Land-based studies and Sport.

In 2010 there was a total of 338 applications through UCAS for undergraduate courses, of which 125 were accepted.

The college is a partner in SVEA.

Its web site is at

Bilingual college

At Coleg Sir Gâr, both Welsh and English languages are used. The college is committed to treating Welsh and English equally (, and a list of bilingual units offered is available here:


There is substantial e-learning activity at the Virtual College. Its Virtual College was created in 1998. This is based at the Llanelli campus in South West Wales. Over 4500 students have been involved in online learning with Coleg Sir Gâr in the last eight years. All the on-line programmes are nationally accredited by awarding bodies (EdExcel and OCN Wales).

Distance learning

A number of courses are available online:

Online learning for on-campus students

The library provides an extensive list of online resources: and the college provides access for its students to those which have restricted access.

Open Educational Resources (OER)

No evidence found of OERs.


Moodle is the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at Coleg Sir Gâr

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