An industry-focused experience for a global marketplace

Welcome to BSDC. We are a successful Further and Higher education college with a true international focus. Join us and you will:

  • Enjoy the opportunity to study at a leading UK college with state of the art facilities
  • Develop the employability skills to boost your career
  • Benefit from our reputation for high quality vocational, technical and professional qualifications and courses
  • Gain an industry-focused experience designed to help you succeed in a competitive global market place


A central location, a global reach

Hundreds of learners from across the world choose BSDC each year. We’re perfectly placed in the centre of the UK to welcome students from as far afield as the USA, Japan, Morocco, Korea, Russia and India. We’re proud to provide expert teaching and training to organisations across Europe, The Middle East and Asia. Our international focus benefits our own students too, giving them the chance to learn about different cultures and take part in cultural exchange programmes.

Jae Deuk, International Exchange Programme - South Korea, Level 3 Product Design and English

“I surprised myself with what I could achieve! After this experience, I have more options than before and would like a more hands-on job after I finish studying. “

Dongjun Yang, International Study Tour Learner

“I have enjoyed the variety of learning activities, and I have improved my English a lot on this course.

This is the first time I have travelled outside of Asia. I have really enjoyed my visit and I wanted to stay much longer!"


Ji Hwan Bae, International Study Tour Learner

“I particularly enjoyed being able to experience the British culture. My English has greatly improved thanks to the teaching staff as well as my host family. My host family were so kind and caring."

Contact Details

Contact Details

Burton and South Derbyshire College
Tel: 01283 494400

Town Centre Campus

Burton Town Centre Campus, Lichfield Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE14 3RL

Stephen Burke Construction Academy

Construction Academy, 21 Tetron Point, William Nadin Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 OBB