The College is currently unable to sponsor students to enter the UK.  However, it is possible to study at BSDC through one of the routes below: 

EEA Citizen

You can study at BSDC full time and will pay the same fees as a student with a British passport if you hold a passport from:  

Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland. 

Short Term Student

You may be eligible to travel to the UK for a short period (up to 11 months) in order to join one of our shorter programmes.  We have a number of short study tours where you can improve your English and learn about British culture.  You may also be able to join on an existing course and study a module here that compliments your current studies in a specific subject area such as product design.

For more information on studying in the UK please refer to the UK Border Agency website.

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