University Centre Somerset is the higher education offer of Bridgwater & Taunton College. We specialise in vocational degrees that blend academic rigour with industry requirements and pride ourselves on forging strong links with employers and delivering programmes that equip you with skills you can use in the workplace. We offer countless opportunities for you to develop your skills, acquire new interests and meet interesting people.
Our courses are delivered by talented tutors with extensive professional experience and strong research and teaching skills. They are designed with your future career very much in mind, meaning they have a strong vocational focus, in areas such as Business, Art & Design, Computing & IT, Engineering, Health & Social Care, Construction, and Leadership & Management.
We offer small class sizes ensuring there is plenty of contact time with teaching staff and tutors. In 2018 we were awarded the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) silver award for our high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for students. In particular with regards to retention and progression to graduate level employment and further study.
We currently have over 1000 Higher Education students enrolled across our three campuses in Bridgwater, Taunton and Cannington.