Study at New College Durham


New College Durham offers an exceptional education and an outstanding student experience. Here, state-of-the-art buildings and facilities promote a conducive learning environment, supporting a study venture our students never forget.


A university-level education in a community-led environment

We are proud to be one of only a handful of UK colleges to have been granted Foundation Degree Awarding Powers (FDAP), meaning we structure our courses to be relevant and ensure employable graduates. But that’s not all - we offer more than 50 foundation degrees, honours degrees and professional qualifications in a diverse range of subject areas.

On top of this, our portfolio includes higher apprenticeships and higher education development projects. Our study programmes provide university-calibre independent study and research opportunities. As a progressive institution, we’re constantly looking to evolve our higher education offerings.



A dynamic learning journey

We bridge the gap between further and higher education. Our supportive community culture alongside our breadth and depth of programmes means we have something for everyone.

We are proud that our student achievements and retention rates are among the best in the country. Join us today and we will help turn your career dream into reality.


Want to find out more?

Download our Higher Education Guide.