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We are delighted that you are considering joining the UK's largest land-based College to study your undergraduate degree programme, find out more about the Higher Education courses we offer HERE.

Newton Rigg’s sister college, Askham Bryan College in York, is the UK's largest land-based College and is where our HE provision is mainly based. As  a specialist educational institution in the land-based sector the College has a proven reputation in providing a high quality experience of study with outcomes that will support you through your undergraduate degree to progress to further study including top-up degrees, Masters level and beyond.

We work closely with employers in the design of our programmes taking into account their needs to assure ourselves that our graduates are both work-ready and prepared to meet the needs of a diverse industry. All of our programmes support your academic development, provide you the essential skills to underpin business management, support your existing IT skills to prepare you for industry alongside a wide range of vocational topics relevant to your industry.

In addition to well qualified, industrially experienced staff we offer you the experience to study on a beautiful, well-resourced rural York Campus, just 10 minutes from the City of York and adjacent to key transport routes for ease of access. Or for those based in the North East you can study at our Campus in Guisborough.

It's never too late to learn, if you're over 21 and looking to change or further your career or to re-start education after a break take a look at this handy guide on the Higher York website about where to start.

But why not come and see our College for yourself? Visit one of our Open Events to experience what Askham Bryan College can offer you!