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University of Suffolk at Suffolk New College

Suffolk New College is situated in the Education Quarter of Ipswich.  Set within a modern £70 million 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.

University of Suffolk at Suffolk New College offers the following higher education courses:


Civil Engineering

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

For details of what accredited status this provides – please refer to each of the FdSc Civil Engineering or BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering (Progression Route) pages.

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. 



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

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 these courses please visit the applications page and choose the link for either part-time or full-time study as appropriate.


University of Suffolk at Suffolk New College

T: 01473 382211