Kingston Maurward College

We are a vibrant and growing Land-based College, with a beautiful and inspiring campus in Dorchester, Dorset. We specialise in providing a wide range of full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and university level courses to help you grow your career. Kingston Maurward College is graded as a GOOD College by Ofsted.

Kingston Maurward College offers full-time, part-time, apprenticeships and higher education courses in a wide range of subjects. Agriculture, Blacksmithing, Animal Conservation & Welfare, Business & Professional, Countryside & Wildlife Management, Equine Studies, Floristry, Foundation Learning, Horticulture, Arboriculture, Construction, Outdoor Adventure, Public Services, Sports Coaching. Check out the course search for more details.

Study Full-Time

Our Dorset campus offers a wide range of full-time further education courses for school leavers and anyone looking for a career change. Choose from outdoor adventure, public services, horticulture, agriculture, business and more.


Earn while you learn with our huge range of apprenticeships. Gain nationally recognised qualifications in over 20 different job areas including accountancy, retail, sports turf, customer service, environmental conservation and agriculture.

Higher Education

Our university level courses include Animal Behaviour BSc Hons and Foundation Degrees in Marine Conservation and Tourism Park Management. We are accredited by the Royal Agricultural University, BU and Plymouth University.

Part Time Courses

Gain skills for your CV with our range of part-time courses. Build accountancy skills with Sage and AAT, set up your own dog grooming business, try welding, blacksmithing training or floristry at our stunning Dorset campus