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

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:


Distance learning

The college offers courses to employers at a distance:

Online learning for on-campus students

The college has a Learning Zone giving access to online resources for students. (

Open Educational Resources (OER)

No evidence found of OERs.


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

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