Merton College

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Introduction to Merton College

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Merton College offers an exciting range of 6th Form opportunities that will allow you to develop your full potential and prepare you for a career in your chosen field or more advanced study.

We have a track record of successfully delivering popular 16 to 18-year-old courses to people of all abilities and ages. Both students and our staff contribute to a rich culture and positive atmosphere at the College.

We give our students the desire to learn and succeed as we host a welcoming and supportive College environment.

Our Provision

Full time, Post 16 – Our students’ success is at the heart of what we do, so we aim to have plenty of support to help the transition from school to college. we’ve got an extensive range of courses to choose from, such as business to music technology and hair and beauty to construction.

Apprenticeships – Subjects taught at college combined with work-based training, developing skills for a specific trade along with achieving an industry-recognised qualification to give you a head start at work.

Adult Education – Part time and professional courses for Adult learners who desire to re-educate to expand their capabilities.


We have professional-standard facilities to give you practical experience of the industry you want to work in. This will make your time at the College exciting, fun and as close as possible to real working environment. We take pride in the resources that support our students through their journey at Merton: Some of the facilities include:

  • Hospitality and Catering Academy training kitchens and commercial restaurant, including a specialist pastry kitchen
  • Professional car and motorbike garages
  • Specialist musical instrument technology workshops
  • Specialist science lab
  • IT Suites featuring the latest CAD software
  • Commercial Hair & Beauty Salon


Located in Morden, situated in South West London – the college neighbours 120 acres of parkland making it a tranquil environment.

On the way to the Town Centre you will come across a wide selection of cafés and restaurants – all in walking distance from the college as well as excellent connections to Bus and Train stations. The nearest underground station is Morden; located on the Northern Line – taking up to 30 minutes journey time to get to Central London.

Following a £6 Million new building investment, the campus features an open to public restaurant hosting high profile events every year for local and in house organisations.

How to enrol

Now that we are part of South Thames Colleges Group, we offer more choice than ever. So, if you can’t find what you want on the Merton website, check out our partner colleges, South Thames, Kingston and Carshalton.

The best way to apply for a course is online. Find your course and click on the apply button at the bottom of the page.

You can also download an application form, fill it and send it back to the freepost address printed at the bottom of the form or drop it off at student services. When we receive your application we’ll send you an assessment / interview date and information about what to expect and bring with you.

Open days

We welcome you to attend our open day and evening events which are scattered throughout the year. Be inspired and discover your future at Merton College. Chat to our staff and students and take a tour of our outstanding facilities.

Prospective students have the chance to visit specific area of study departments such as Creative Industry, Mechanical Engineering and Hair and Beauty. Different provisions within the college host Information Events throughout the year such as Adult Learning and Apprenticeships –where you can speak to tutors and specialist advisors.

Click here to see details of upcoming events.

Contact details

Merton College and The Aurora Centre

London Road, Morden SM4 5QX

Train: Morden South 
Tube: Morden 
Bus: 80, 93, 154 
Tram: Morden Road

Click here to plan your journey to our Merton Campus

Where you'll learn

Addresses for Merton College

Merton College Morden Park London Road Sutton London SM4 5QX Show on map
Raynes Park Library Raynes Park Library, 29 Approach Road London SW20 8BA Show on map


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