Dumfries and Galloway College

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Dumfries and Galloway College is located in the south of Scotland. The main campus is situated in Dumfries, with another campus in the town of Stranraer, 75 miles to the west of Dumfries.

The college welcomes on average 6,100 students each year, studying both full and part-time courses.

Courses and subjects

Courses at the college are grouped under a range of different subject areas including: Business and Management; Computing; Construction and the Built Environment; Creative Industries; Early Education and Childcare; Electrical Engineering; Engineering; Green Energy; Hair and Beauty; Health and Social Studies; Hospitality; Life Skills, Employability and Pathways; Motor Vehicle; and Sport and Fitness. 

Courses lead to a range of qualifications from introductory level to HND. Links with the Universities of Glasgow and the West of Scotland, and the Open University mean there are a range of progression routes available for students.

Facilities and services

Campus facilities and services include a modern library in both campuses with internet access and study spaces, as well as hair and beauty training salons and a training restaurant. Both campuses have a joinery workshop. Dumfries Campus has a sports hall and a well equipped fitness suite, and also fully equipped electrical and brick workshops for training.

The college shares the Dumfries Campus with the University of the West of Scotland, the University of Glasgow, the Open University and Scotland’s Rural College.


Dumfries and Galloway College



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Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy

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Contact Details

Dumfries Campus
Bankend Road

Dumfries Campus

Bankend Road

Stranraer Campus

Lewis Street