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College courses

Study your equine, agriculture, animal, or wildlife course at our Brackenhurst Campus, where you'll get the friendliness of a college community with university-level facilities and teaching - the best of both worlds.

Whether you’re focused on finding a job or progressing on to degree level, we’ve got you covered.

Why study at Brackenhurst?

Close and convenient

Brackenhurst is just a bus ride away from Nottingham city centre.

96% pass rate

In 2023, our college courses had a 96% pass rate.

Rated 'good'

In our last Ofsted assessment we received a ‘good’ grade with some outstanding features.

Hands-on learning

Learn beyond the classroom and get your hands dirty – we love hands-on learning.

Learn differently


Study your college course at a university

How to apply

Finding and applying for your course is really simple. We've created a step-by-step guide for you to use.

I was blown away when I attended the open day, and even now — more than halfway through my course — I'm still discovering new places that I didn't realise were there. I loved the fact that Brackenhurst was part of NTU, since this would then allow me to make a smooth transition into the university in the future once I'd completed my college course.

Felicity Taylor-Peck, Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care

Travelling to campus

Brackenhurst is easy to get to. We're just 14 miles from Nottingham city centre, next to the town of Southwell.

Meet our college students

We're often asked what a typical day with us is like. Here are some of our students' thoughts on what it's like to study a college course at Brackenhurst.

Study programme

As an NTU college student, you'll get more than a qualification. You'll have a study programme that includes further academic skills and work experience.