Barking and Dagenham College

Barking and Dagenham College

Barking & Dagenham College is a double national award-winning college offering both further and higher education to around 10,000 students every year. For the past two years we have won a Times Educational Supplement Further Education Award: in 2011 for outstanding entrepreneurship in learning and skills and in 2012 for outstanding e-learning.

As “A Truly Great College Passionate About Success” we offer courses for every age group and level, from beginners through to post-graduate, including an established programme of work-based training including apprenticeships.

Our Faculty for Creative and Cultural Industries offers a wide range of courses from beginners though to degree level. The facilities provided for our students are outstanding and our School for the Performing Arts is situated at a real working theatre - the Broadway in Barking. Students are encouraged to take on professional commissions alongside their training to help develop their skill and talent and to develop those vital employability skills.

We also have an established guest lecturer programme where creative professionals are invited to hold master classes for students.

The following subjects are offered within this Faculty: 

  • Animation
  • Art
  • 3D Design 
  • Fashion
  • Graphic Design
  • Media
  • Photography
  • Performing Arts and Technical Theatre