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About Carmel

About Carmel

The first year of the Foundation Degrees take place at Carmel College.

An Associate College
Carmel College is an Associate College of the University of Liverpool. It is a Beacon of Excellence and is one of only a small number of Colleges in the country to achieve this recognition.

Carmel College was inspected by Ofsted in July 2007 and achieved a Grade 1 in all categories. Ofsted Inspectors said, "Carmel College is outstanding in all aspects of its provision."

Carmel’s HE provision was inspected by QAA in 2009. The inspection team identified the following areas of good practice “the quality of teaching and the level of support provided by staff to their students” and “the aspirational and results-focused nature and attitude of the college’s HE staff which has been a significant factor in enthusing and encouraging students to engage with and succeed in their learning”.

A Well Established College
Carmel College has well established links with the University of Liverpool and has successfully offered the Foundation Degree Programme since 1994.

The courses on offer include: 

Foundation to Science and Engineering Programmes:
Foundation to Health and Veterinary Science Programmes:
C108 Biological Sciences
AZ00 Medicine and Dentistry
F108 Chemical Sciences
BZ00 Allied Health Professions
F308 Physical Sciences
DZ00 Veterinary Science
F608 Earth Sciences
 
F808 Geography
 
G108 Mathematical Sciences
 
G408 Computer Science
 
G521 Computer Information Systems
 
H109 Engineering
 


A Christian College
Carmel College is a catholic college that welcomes all people.  We are committed to developing a community where mutual respect reigns and where personal qualities are highly valued.  We welcome students regardless of gender, sexual identity, ethnic origin, nationality, religious belief, disability or social background.  Carmel College is built on Christian principles and values. Mutual respect is essential in this community where all students are encouraged to reach their potential.

Modern Learning Environment
Visiting the college is the best way to experience its friendly, welcoming atmosphere and high quality accommodation which includes:

> Brand New for 2010 - Performance Theatre, Dance studio and Student Services
> A new Centre for Art & Design & Main Teaching Block 
> Well equipped suites for Music, Film & Media
> 9 Modern Science Laboratories
> Library and Study Centre
> Chaplaincy
> Excellent I.T. Facilities
> Lecture Theatre
> Refectory and Coffee Bar

Sport and Recreation
Students studying at Carmel College have full access to the sporting facilities of both the College and the University. Students can play in University or College teams. There are excellent University sports grounds close to the Halls of Residence. The facilities provided by the college include a sports hall for a range of sports including trampolining, basketball, badminton, volleyball, table tennis and many more. There's also a fitness studio and multi-gym, rugby and football pitches and brand new for 2010 are two multi-use games areas.