Kirklees College

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great photography degree!!!

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    • Popular Courses With 98% of our students passing their courses last year, Kirklees College offers one of the best learning experiences in the region. We offer...more

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One of the biggest further education colleges in the country, Kirklees College is passionate about helping young people and adults achieve their ambitions.

Every year, hundreds of students leave the college equipped with the skills, experience, qualifications and confidence they need to be successful.

Kirklees College is now one of the biggest colleges in the country with a vast range of courses and study options to choose from.

Whether you are interested in learning about animal care, brickwork or hairdressing, Kirklees College is the first step toward your dream career.

With a vast range of vocational courses, at a variety of levels, the college has something to suit nearly everybody, no matter what results you’ve had before.

Based at the heart of Yorkshire, Kirklees College has centres across the district, serving the local population, communities and businesses.


  • Mission: Creating opportunity, changing lives.
  • Grade 2 (good) Ofsted rating December 2012 with Grade 1 (outstanding) for leadership and management.
  • Turnover of £44 million
  • 97% pass rates in 2012/13
  • Approximately 20,000 students, including approximately 5,000 full time learners
  • Approximately 1,000 staff.
  • 500 higher education students undertaking degree courses validated by local universities.
  • The college’s strength is vocational skills for work, and fourteen curriculum areas, from art and design to engineering.
  • Official education and training partner of Huddersfield Town, Dewsbury Rams and Batley Bulldogs.
  • The college boasts specialist vocational centres in Kirklees including Batley School of Art, the Engineering Centre, Construction Academy (Dewsbury), Taylor Hill Centre for animal care, countryside conservation and equine and Brunel Construction Centre.

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great photography degree!!!
BA (Honours) Contemporary Photographic Arts
by Julie - July 2014

great course run by tutors who have up to date knowledge. Huge studio and cool darkrooms.

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Excellent course with dedicated and caring tutors.
by Amy - September 2010

Excellent course with a good learning environment and dedicated and caring tutors. Gives a good broad knowledge of performing arts.

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