Welcome to Kingston Maurward College
We are a vibrant and growing Land-based College, with a beautiful and inspiring campus in Dorchester, Dorset. We specialise in providing a wide range of full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and university level courses to help you grow your career. Kingston Maurward College is graded as a GOOD College by Ofsted.
Our Dorset campus offers a wide range of full-time further education courses for school leavers and anyone looking for a career change. Choose from outdoor adventure, public services, horticulture, agriculture, business and more.
Earn while you learn with our huge range of apprenticeships. Gain nationally recognised qualifications in over 20 different job areas including accountancy, retail, sports turf, customer service, environmental conservation and agriculture.
Our university level courses include Animal Behaviour BSc Hons and Foundation Degrees in Marine Conservation and Tourism Park Management. We are accredited by the Royal Agricultural University, BU and Plymouth University.
Part Time Courses
Gain skills for your CV with our range of part-time courses. Build accountancy skills with Sage and AAT, set up your own dog grooming business, try welding, blacksmithing training or floristry at our stunning Dorset campus
You are able to search all available courses by several methods: Department, Course Type, Keywords, or any combination of these three options.
Kingston Maurward College offers full-time, part-time, apprenticeships and degree level courses (Higher Education) courses in a wide range of subjects: Agriculture, Blacksmithing, Animal Science & Welfare, Business & Professional, Countryside & Environment Management, Equine Studies, Floristry, Foundation Learning, Horticulture, Arboriculture, Construction, Outdoor Adventure, Public Services, Military Preparation and Sport & Fitness. Check out the course search for more details.
About Kingston Maurward College
There are no limits to your learning here at Kingston Maurward College. Many of our students progress onto higher level courses and you can study right up to degree level right here on the Dorset campus.
Our campus is set in 750 acres of stunning parkland, just outside Dorchester in the heart of Dorset. The landscaped gardens and lake are overlooked by a Georgian manor house and surrounded by an animal park, working farm, equestrian centre and a range of other first class learning facilities.
You can get married here at Kingston Maurward? Or that you can visit the Gardens and Animal Park? Plus, you can enjoy an outdoor adventure experience of kayaking or high ropes or take a private riding lesson. See the top tabs for details.
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