Application System Upgrade

We are currently making some upgrades to our Application system this week which will mean the "Apply" buttons on some course pages may not work.

You can still apply through a temporary link or a paper application form by clicking below.

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What are T Levels?

T Levels are new courses coming in September 2020, which will follow GCSEs and be equivalent to three A Levels.

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Suffolk Rural joins the family

Whether you're interested in Animal Studies or Automotive, Hairdressing or Horticulture, Public Services or Plumbing we are excited to offer the broadest range of courses across Suffolk from our campuses in Ipswich, Leiston and now Otley.

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Whether you're looking to study in Ipswich, Leiston or Otley we have events throughout the year you can attend!

Come along to see our state-of-the-art facilities, meet our exceptional staff and find out what it's really like to study at Suffolk New College.

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Virtual Tour

Have you ever wondered what Suffolk New College’s state-of-the-art multi-million pound campus looks like inside?

Well now you can find out online in our recently updated virtual tour!

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Career Pathways

With so many options and so much information, the process of choosing your next move can be more than a little confusing.

To help you on your way, we have provided a selection of useful career pathways which cover a range of educational routes.

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  • Leisure Learning, Learning for Fun
  • Access to Higher Education
  • Accounting
  • Adult Learning
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Studies
  • Arboriculture: Forestry and Tree Care
  • Art & Design
  • Automotive
  • Building Services
  • Business
  • Catering & Hospitality
  • Childcare
  • Construction
  • Electronics
  • Engineering & Welding
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Equine Studies
  • Foundation Learning
  • Functional Skills
  • Games Design
  • GCSEs
  • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
  • Health & Social Care
  • Higher Education
  • Horticulture: Gardening and Landscape Design
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Media
  • Music
  • Music Technology
  • On The Coast (Leiston)
  • Online and On Campus
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography
  • Plumbing
  • Professional Development
  • Public Services
  • Science
  • Sports
  • Suffolk Rural (Otley)
  • Supported Learning
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  • apply
  • find out more
  • get into University
  • be self-employed
  • improve my job prospects
  • gain hands on experience
  • learn a trade

Suffolk Rural

Offering Land-Based, Animal, Construction and Foundation Learning courses in the beautiful setting of Otley, Suffolk.

On The Coast

Our coastal campus in Leiston offers such courses as Games Design, Health & Social Care, Business, Public Services and Sport.

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Information Technology (BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus. The Extended Diploma in Information Technology consists of 13 units to be studied across 2 years. Amongst the subjects studied will be Information Technology...

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Exceptional Support

At Suffolk New College we've created a supportive, social environment where you can easily get access to the help and advice you need, make new friends and get the most out of your time with us.