The College

Here at Kirklees College we are dedicated to providing students with the best education experience available.

Kirklees College is one of the biggest colleges in the UK and offers a vast range of courses and study options.

Kirklees College was established in 2008 through a merger between Dewsbury College and Huddersfield Technical College

Both institutions have illustrious pasts but together as Kirklees College promise to provide a brighter future for its students.

Based in the heart of Yorkshire Kirklees College has multiple learning centres across the Kirklees region.

Kirklees College is committed to serving the local communities and businesses throughout Kirklees.

Mission Statement

Creating Opportunity, Changing Lives

Our values

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Equality
  • Respect
  • Care
  • Efficiency
  • Innovation

Did you know?

  • We received a Beacon Award for Staff Development by the Association of College’s (AoC) in 2015
  • Kirklees College is the official education partner of Huddersfield Town AFC
  • We have professional links with local businesses who provide our students with many work based opportunities through our KC Works scheme

Our full time students boast an impressive 98% pass rate of their courses

1 in 4
HE firsts

Over a quarter of our Higher Education (HE) students graduate with firsts in their degrees


We have approximately 1,000 members of staff, all of whom are highly experienced and dedicated to providing the best learning environment possible.


We have an approximate total of 18,000 students including approximately 4,000 full time students

Kirklees College