Studying at DGC

At Dumfries and Galloway College we have two campuses. We provide a first-class further education, offering a large range of courses and qualifications available for students at any life stage that are delivered by teaching and support staff who genuinely care about what they do.

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Business and Management

Get the skills and knowledge you need to excel in a broad range of jobs in business and management.

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Study computing and open your career up to endless opportunities across the world.

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Sustainable Construction

Learn the skills of the trades you need for a successful, hands-on career in this wide-varying industry.

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Creative Industries

Explore your creative side in an industry that encourages freedom of thought and spirit.

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Early Education and Childcare

Make a difference in the lives of young people and influence their early years education in a range of job roles.

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Electrical Engineering circuits


Study this ever-evolving and in demand industry to gain the skills for an exciting career with lots of opportunity.

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Hair & Beauty

This hands-on industry is perfect for sociable people with a creative side, who love to help people feel their best.

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Health and Social Care

Health & Social Studies

Study for a career always in demand throughout our region and gain job satisfaction in caring for others.

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Students at Dumfries and Galloway College preparing food in a commercial kitchen


A career in hospitality can take you all over the world, working in some of the most exciting settings.

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Motor vehicle

With advancements in this industry and ever-increasing demand, studying motor vehicle provides a solid career path to follow.

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Sports and fitness

Sport and Fitness

If you enjoy staying active and helping others achieve their goals and stay motivated, a career in sport and fitness could be for you.

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Life Skills, Employability & pathways (LEAP)

Gain the skills and support you need to live independently and explore different options for your future.

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Why study at DGC

  • Find your path to a University degree – if you intend to go to University, our HNC/HND options are the perfect stepping stones to get you onto that dream course, and you may be able to start in 2nd or 3rd year with our qualifications.
  • Embark on an exciting career – take your career in a new direction, or take your first steps into the world of work. Our lecturers have years of industry experience and can teach you the skills to help you transition into employment.
  • Pursue your passion – find something you love and do it! Studying at DGC is a supportive environment to help you nurture your talents
  • Be part of our community – we’re proud of the college community and the welcome our students receive from the moment you walk through the door. It’s a place for you to feel confident and to be yourself.
  • Learn and live locally – we live in a beautiful part of the world, so why study anywhere else! Stay local, save money and still get the best qualifications.

Visit our campuses

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Dumfries campus

Our Dumfries campus is based a short walk from the town centre and offers a state-of-the-art learning environment for you to build your future on the beautiful Crichton campus

Stranraer Campus

Stranraer campus

Our Stranraer campus is based in the heart of Stranraer. It offers a top-class learning environment for you study in the west of the region.

Apply today

Applications for 2024/25 are open, you can view all our courses here and apply today.

If you need more advice before you apply, our admissions team are on-hand Monday to Friday to help you choose the right course for you.

Contact Admissions

You can either phone our team on 01387 734210

Monday – Friday, or leave your details below and the team will get in touch with you.