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University of Suffolk at Suffolk New College

About the University of Suffolk at Suffolk New College

Suffolk New College is situated in the Education Quarter of Ipswich. Set within a modern £70m building, which opened in 2009, the College is situated a few minutes walk from the main University of Suffolk, Waterfront campus. It is close to the town centre, the railway station and is on several major bus routes.

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Civil Engineering

The Civil Engineering programme is accredited through the Joint Board of Moderators, which is formed by four professional bodies: 

Details of what accredited status this provides is included on the course pages for the FdSc Civil Engineering and the BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering (Progression Route).

Suffolk New College offers excellent facilities including a laboratory fitted with new equipment for concrete testing, tensile analysis and assessing the engineering properties of soil. 


Construction and the Built Environment

The University of Suffolk at Suffolk New College offers a HNC and HND in Construction and the Built Environment, delivered on a day-release basis. Both the HNC and HND are Pearson Higher National awards delivered, assessed and quality assured by Suffolk New College, working in partnership with the University of Suffolk

The courses are specifically aimed at providing a broad-based but highly relevant qualification in support of professional development across a wide range of construction roles including design, construction management, estimating, quantity surveying, facilities management and recycling.



This industry-led Foundation degree offers you the opportunity to explore the theories and techniques in branding, design, marketing, photography, digital media, journalism and visual merchandising that shape the world of fashion today.

You will participate in live briefings, collaborative projects and industry competitions to develop skills that enhance your professional practice including; negotiation, budgeting, planning, communication and teamwork.


Teacher Training

The University of Suffolk at Suffolk New College offer four routes in the Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme. We offer the Certificate in Education (Lifelong Learning Sector) (CertEd) and the Professional Graduate Certificate in Education in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PGCE) as either a one year full-time or two years part-time course. These qualifications are aimed at both those who wish to learn to teach and those who are already teaching, tutoring or training in community and adult education, work-based provision, further education, offender education and the voluntary sector.

If you would like to apply for one of the Initial Teacher Training programmes you will need to complete the direct application form.

Open Events

The College has representatives at the Open Events held at the main University campus in Ipswich. View forthcoming dates.


University of Suffolk at Suffolk New College

T: 01473 382211