New experiences, new friends, new skills, new careers.

Embrace the new year and make a new start with New College Durham.

Do you feel like you have chosen the wrong course or college?

Or are you ready to shake things up and change your career or upskill?

Find your new at New College Durham and discover the wide range of exciting courses we have starting from January 2021 and onwards by clicking one of the links below.


University level

Take your next steps in learning, whether as a school leaver, a professional or an adult returning to education, and gain a great quality qualification.

Studying a degree at New College Durham will also open the door to excellent benefits, including lower tuition fees, bursaries, free parking and access to our fantastic gym facilities and on-site Starbucks and Costa.

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Apprenticeships and higher apprenticeships

Do you know which industry you would like to work in? Earn while you learn with one of our exciting apprenticeships and higher apprenticeships.

An apprenticeship is a real job with training so you can earn money and gain a nationally recognised qualification. Training takes place on-the-job so you will be in the workplace for most of the week. You will also attend college one day a week to study towards your qualification.

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Professional qualifications 

Develop your career through the internationally recognised accreditation offered by professional bodies, the AAT and CMI.

AAT are a global organisation representing accounting technicians, awarding qualifications and membership for accounting personnel.

The CMI is an accredited professional institution for management. 

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Learn a new skills, develop a new hobby, discover new experiences, boost your self-esteem, make new friends, improve your mind, take on a new challenge, achieve a lifelong goal or just have fun! You are never too old to learn something new!

You can even gain nationally recognised qualifications to pursue a new career, develop an existing one, or get back into education.

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Free digital training in the North East

Looking to brush up your IT skills, or wanting to upskill IT skills in your workforce? 

For those employed and living in the North East, we are offering a range of free courses in essential digital and online skills, including Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), BCS Single Units and ECDL.

This fantastic opportunity is also available to people that may be accessing the Governments Furlough Scheme. 

Find out more and pre-register



Related information

Virtual IAG - 5 Jan 2021

Virtual Information & Advice Event

Join us for our first event of the new year to find out about life at New College Durham.