Information for Parents

Making decisions about education can be difficult for you and your child. With so many options about what to study and where, choosing between them can be quite confusing.

We know that students will often want the help of their parents when they are choosing what to do next, that’s why we want to make sure you are happy with all the facts too.

MK College

Fantastic range of courses

With over 300 full-time academic, vocational and professional courses available at varying levels from entry level to degree-level - all of which have been specially designed to be as engaging and rewarding as possible - your child is sure to find a course to suit their needs and abilities.

Our range of courses is much wider than schools in the area offer so you child may decide to study something they’ve never studied before. Taster sessions are available to make sure the course is what your son or daughter expects and is happy with.

State-of-the-art facilities and resources

Milton Keynes College prides itself in having three fantastic campuses spread across the city each with excellent learning resources, comfortable learning and social areas to study and relax. Your son or daughter can enjoy a range of new equipment including the state-of-the-art recording studio, professional dance studios, well-equipped kitchens, salons and beauty therapy suites. We’ve also invested capital in our multi-million pound Innovation and Technology Centre. 

Employability

We are best placed to help your son or daughter find the right job for them after completing their studies as easy as possible. We’ve teamed up with REED NCFE to produce The Work Hive. Our in-house recruitment service helps students move naturally from studying at College into the working environment. The team have helped over 450 students find employment since launching last year by helping with CV techniques, interview preparation and offering meaningful work experience placements.

Preparing for life after College

We want to make sure your son or daughter reaches their educational potential that’s why if they are eager to study a Higher Education qualification, we have a purpose-built university centre, Silbury Campus, which offers a fantastic range of HNC, HND and Foundation degree courses,excellent facilities facilities including Mac suites, the finest lecture theatre facilities, a well-stocked library full of academic books and journals.  

Student Support

It is important to us that your son or daughter feel supported throughout their time at College. We have a dedicated team of support specialists who can offer information, advice and guidance about studying, life outside of college and money matters (although it is worth noting, help is there for students on all matters).

Dedicated Careers Advice

Often our students get to the end of their qualification and aren’t sure what exactly should be their next step in life. We have a friendly Careers department who can offer information, advice and guidance about all the options available to your child based on their qualifications and aspirations.