Merthyr Tydfil College

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Merthyr Tydfil College (Welsh: Y Coleg Merthyr Tudful) is a further education college located in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. From May 2006, it was a constituent college of the University of Glamorgan and since April 2013 a college of the University of South Wales. Although it is a constituent college of the university, Merthyr Tydfil College is not officially part of the university. It is run by the University of South Wales as a separate organisation, primarily focused on offering further education to the local community in Merthyr Tydfil.

The college provides a range of courses to students from the local area, including GCSEs, A Levels, BTECs, Apprenticeships and Access courses. Merthyr Tydfil College also offers a limited provision of higher education courses in conjunction with the University of South Wales.

Its web site is http://www.merthyr.ac.uk/


Bilingual college

At Merthyr Tydfil College, both Welsh and English languages are used. The college has a Welsh language scheme fostering the equal treatment of Welsh and English, a pdf detailing which can be accessed here: http://www.merthyr.ac.uk/wls/111/welsh-language-scheme-content


e-learning

Distance learning

The college offers courses to employers at a distance: http://www.merthyr.ac.uk/employerfaqs/77/employer-services-faqs-content

Online learning for on-campus students

The college has a Learning Zone giving access to online resources for students. (http://www.merthyr.ac.uk/lzservices)

Open Educational Resources (OER)

No evidence found of OERs.

VLE

Moodle is the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at Merthyr Tydfil College.



For more information see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merthyr_Tydfil_College


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