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Starting out at College can be a bit daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! We have a wide range of teams and technologies in place to ensure that life as a student at North East Scotland College is the best it can be.

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Applications are open for full-time courses starting in August 2022. Just find the right course for you on our website and click Apply.

If you need help with the application process or are not sure which course would suit you best, use the links above for more information or get in touch with the friendly advisors in one of our Student Advice Centres.

Student Advice Centres

21,000

Students

19

Subject Areas

6

Locations

Our Campuses

  • Aberdeen Altens Campus
  • Aberdeen City Campus
  • Fraserburgh Campus
  • Scottish Maritime Academy

Our Learning Centres

  • Ellon Learning Centre
  • Inverurie Learning Centre

Students’ Stories

Jill Murray

Jill Murray

Creative Industries

HND Media & Communication

“I think College is an excellent next step as although you have moved on from school and enjoy learning in an adult environment, the class sizes are still small so you really get to know your fellow students.  I just felt so much better prepared for Uni having been at College.  I don’t know if I would have stuck it out if I’d gone there straight from school to be honest as it is quite a big jump.  My NESCol experience undoubtedly gave me the confidence to manage the demands of the degree.”

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Emma Robertson

Emma Robertson

Customer Focused

Beauty Therapy Techniques

“The course, students and staff combined made for such a brilliant experience.  The facilities at NESCol are excellent and being able to develop your skills in a real life salon environment with clients is invaluable.  I can’t recommend College enough – regardless of the industry you want to go into it is a positive, inspiring environment to study in and can open the door to so many career opportunities.“

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