Established in 1893, Writtle University College is a leading provider of land-based, animal, environmental, design and sport education.
Having achieved University College status in 2016, we are an ambitious institution with a personal approach. We nurture students through their academic journey and provide support, guidance and knowledge that will enable them to grow.
Our lecturers work closely with industry to create courses that are relevant to today’s world and meet the modern demands of a fast-paced and changing environment. Our students are more than just a number to us and we take great pride in providing an academic experience that allows our students to flourish and achieve their career ambitions.
Writtle offers both full time and part time postgraduate courses along with an Associate Student Postgraduate Scheme. Writtle supports students that study in the workplace and encourages working internationally. Learn more…
Writtle University College has a 220 hectare estate which provides a great environment for students to study and achieve a degree. Learn more…
Writtle college courses offer both practical and theoretical learning, suited to students that have just finished their GCSE’s as well as mature students seeking further education. Learn more…
Writtle University College offers a wide range of short courses available at the weekends, evenings as well as during the working week. Short courses are a great way of improving key skills as well as contributing towards Continued Professional Development (CPD).
- AMTRA (Animal Medicines Training & Regulatory Authority)
- Animal Care
- Art & Craft, Floristry and Photography
- City & Guilds NPTC Certificates of Competence
- Computer Aided Design and Computer Graphics
- First Aid and Health & Safety
- Horticulture & Landscaping
- Machinery Use and Maintenance
- New Courses
- Other Short Courses
The apprenticeship scheme at Writtle College University provides a combination of on and off-the-job training, at the same time as gaining a nationally-recognised qualification. Apprenticeships are open to all those aged over 16; whether you are just leaving school, are already in work or you want to start a new career. On average the level 2 Apprenticeships take around 14-20 months and the level 3 Advanced Apprenticeships around 20-30 months; however the time scale of an Apprenticeship is flexible and will depend on the Apprentices prior experience.Learn more…
- Agriculture: Livestock, Arable & mixed farming
- Animal Care – Care and Welfare or Dog Grooming pathways
- Equine Studies: Horse Care and Riding or Care only
- Horticulture: Landscaping, Greenkeeping, Groundsmanship and general horticulture
- Veterinary Nursing and Nursing Assistant in a Veterinary Environment