Kingston College is a major provider of Full time, Part time and Undergraduate courses in Kingston upon Thames situated in Kingston town centre, in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in South-West London.

The College is part of the South Thames Colleges Group which consists of Carshalton, Kingston, Merton and South Thames Colleges. The College has two campuses both close to the town centre of Kingston with its excellent transport links.

The Kingston Hall Road (KHR) site offers provision to both further, adult and higher education learners across a range of vocational and academic areas and includes a dedicated centre for higher education for use by Access to HE students as well as other undergraduates.

The second campus is the Creative Industries Centre (CIC) is located on Richmond Road. The CIC provides an exciting state of the art facility for our extensive range of Art & Design, Digital Arts, Games Design, Media/Interactive Media, Music/Music Technology and Photography courses, all delivered by passionate and inspiring lecturers. This thriving centre offers a 3D workshop, design studios, TV studio, music studios and a mixture of studios and classrooms designed to enhance the creative learning experience. A gallery space for exhibitions and performance enables student work to be showcased.

Our historic market town close to the River Thames has a vibrant centre packed with amazing shops, restaurants, coffee shops, leisure clubs and a multiplex cinema. It also has excellent transport links and central London is just 25 minutes away by train. Kingston itself is consistently voted as one of the happiest places to live in London.

The College has recently had very successful Ofsted and QAA reviews. Our Access students’ progress to a very broad range of universities including Russell group universities.

General information

Duration of courses: One year
Learning support: Specialist support, equipment and software. Tutorials (Group and One to One). Use of online Moodle VLE to support classroom learning.
Accessibility: Good access for people with disabilities
Pre-Access Courses available: Yes

Courses

Access to HE Diploma (Art and Design)

Attendance: Day
Progression: Learners will be able to progress onto a wide range of art and design Higher Education courses including those offered at Kingston College including the Foundation Degree (FdA) and BA (Hons) Art & Design, BA (Hons) Digital Arts, Foundation Degree (FdA) Fashion & Textiles.
Location: Creative Industries Centre
Learner Information Sheet - Access to HE Diploma (Art and Design)

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Access to HE Diploma (Business Studies)

Attendance: Day
Progression: Students who successfully achieve the Access Diploma are then eligible to apply for a degree in Business Studies, Business Management or a related area.
Location: Kingston Hall Road
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Access to HE Diploma (Computing)

Attendance: Day
Progression: Students progress onto a variety of Degrees including computer science, software engineering, information systems, computer forensics, networking and security.
Location: Kingston Hall Road
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Access to HE Diploma (Drama)

Attendance: Day
Progression: Students may progress directly on to our own Higher Education (HE) courses in Performing Arts or progress on to a range of courses or employment in the wider field/ creative industry.
Location: Kingston Hall Road
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Access to HE Diploma (Education and Teacher Training)

Attendance: Day
Progression: The majority of students on this diploma have gone on to study Teacher Training or a degree leading to Teacher Training.
Location: Kingston Hall Road
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Access to HE Diploma (Engineering)

Attendance: Day
Progression: Successful students can progress onto a variety of Engineering based Degrees.
Location: Kingston Hall Road
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Access to HE Diploma (Humanities and Social Science)

Attendance: Day
Progression: The majority of students on this diploma have gone on to study Law, English, Psychology, Sociology or subjects in related disciplines like International Relations, Politics, History or Philosophy.
Location: Kingston Hall Road
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Access to HE Diploma (Media Studies)

Attendance: Day
Progression: Students can progress directly on to our own Foundation Degree in Media Skills or progress on to a wide range of courses in moving image, journalism, advertising, film and PR.
Location: Creative Industries Centre
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Access to HE Diploma (Midwifery)

Attendance: Day
Progression: Students who successfully achieve the Access Diploma are then eligible to apply for a degree in Midwifery.
Location: Kingston Hall Road
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Access to HE Diploma (Music)

Attendance: Day
Progression: Learners will be able to progress onto a wide range of music and creative related Higher Education courses including those offered at Kingston College including the HNC (Higher National Certificate) in Music and the HNC (Higher National Certificate) in Media (television).
Location: Creative Industries Centre
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Access to HE Diploma (Nursing)

Attendance: Day
Progression: Students who successfully achieve the Access Diploma are then eligible to apply for a degree in Nursing or a Degree-Level Nurse Apprenticeship. Other degree courses in professions related to Health and Social Care may also be applied for.
Location: Kingston Hall Road
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Access to HE Diploma (Paramedic Science)

Attendance: Day
Progression: Students who successfully achieve the Access Diploma are then eligible to apply for a degree in Paramedic Science.
Location: Kingston Hall Road
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Access to HE Diploma (Science)

Attendance: Day
Progression: On successful completion of this programme, students may progress onto a range of science based courses at university.
Location: Kingston Hall Road
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Access to HE Diploma (Social Work)

Attendance: Day
Progression: Students who successfully achieve the Access Diploma are then eligible to apply for a degree in Social Work or a related area.
Location: Kingston Hall Road
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Contact details

info@kingston-college.ac.uk

www.kingston-college.ac.uk

Main Site

Kingston Hall Road Centre
Kingston Hall Road
Kingston on Thames
Surrey KT1 2AQ

Tel: 020 8546 2151


Creative Industries Centre
55 Richmond Road
Kingston on Thames
Surrey KT2 5BP

Tel: 020 8546 2151