Welcome to Bishop Burton - one of the UK's leading land-based Colleges
As one of the country’s finest land-based colleges Bishop Burton has a national reputation for quality and is the only College in the UK to hold Centre of Vocational Excellence status in both Agriculture and Equine.
What courses are on offer?
The College offers a wide range of land-based and non land-based courses for those looking for Further or Higher Education and many courses offer clear progression routes from Entry Level through to Honours Degrees and beyond.
The College also offers a wide range of apprenticeships and work-based learning opportunities for those who would prefer to earn while they learn.
Many of our apprentices attend college on a day or block-release basis.
Careers advice and courses are available in the following areas:
- Animal Management
- Business Management
- Art & Design
- Early Years
- Fisheries Management
- Foundation Studies
- Garden Design
- Planning and Development
- Professional Development
- Public Services
- Fashion and Textiles
- Travel and Tourism
- Environmental Conservation
Bishop Burton College also has an effective support network for all learners including welfare officers, sports development, chaplaincy and a warden service.
What else is available on campus?
The main campus in Bishop Burton village is home to a 360 hectare mixed farm which includes a Freedom Food assured, high-welfare pig unit, and brand-new dairy parlour, beef unit and sheep facilities.
The College also boasts a state-of-the-art equine unit and therapy centre, which incorporates the new Olympic-standard Bishop Burton Arena, and animal management facilities.
Amenities include residential accommodation for more than 300 students including two brand-new hostels, numerous catering establishments, bar, varied social calendar, sports hall and gym. Sports teams include football, rugby, hockey, netball and clay pigeon shooting.
The College has recently invested £40million in an ambitious campus redevelopment scheme, which includes a new state of the art Learning Resource Centre, Sport & Fitness complex and Bishop Burton Equine Arena.
Other projects include-
- Introduction of a green traffic plan, car park and main entrance
- Floodlit, 4G all-weather pitches
- Ensuite student residential accommodation
- Equine centre including Olympic-standard arena, new outdoor arenas, stabling, hacking track, practical unit and therapy rooms
- Sheep, dairy and beef units
- Extended Animal Management facilities including outdoor handling centre
- New horticulture building
- New kennels and grooming facilities
Improved and extended Centre for Agricultural Innovation
Find out more
To find out more about Bishop Burton College and for details of all of our courses, contact us on:
Tel: 0800 731 82 81