From archaeology to marine energy, study options in Orkney are unlike anywhere else. Whether you're a school leaver, graduate, or mature student, the full and part-time options for learning in Orkney make it the ideal location in which to realise your full potential.
Orkney College, with its main campus in Kirkwall is one of the partner colleges that makes up the University of the Highlands and Islands. It delivers a wide range of higher education, degree and postgraduate options in addition to its traditional base of further education. Visit the Orkney college website to view the range of courses on offer.
Heriot Watt University - Orkney Campus
In Stromness, Heriot Watt University has a campus, which is recognised as a world leader in research, teaching and consultancy with particular expertise in managing the resources of the marine environment. The International Centre for Island Technology offers five MSc programmes which attract students from around the world, and which produce highly qualified graduates well placed to fill skills gaps in the growing renewable energy sector.