Student Information

Study in an immersive environment and benefit from a wide range of academic and social opportunities. Bursaries and scholarships are available to help with funding and access to short courses, societies and student support will help you make the most of your time at West Dean College.


We welcome applications from national and international students. With limited places available on each course, we encourage you to apply early.

The deadline for applications for 2017 entry is March 1, 2017. The dealine for Conservation of Books and Library Materials application for 2017 entry is 1 February 2017. The application deadline is not applicable for the PDD Historic Building Conservation and Repair programme.

Bursary and scholarships application deadline is April 1, 2017.

Later course applications will be considered if there are still places available.

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Awards Day at West Dean

Scholarships and Bursaries

There are several sources of funding open to students of West Dean College. A number of scholarships and bursary funds are administered by the College and students can also approach other organisations directly.

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Accommodation and Student Life at West Dean

Find out what to expect as a student at West Dean: from accommodation to personal development and information about the local area.

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An International Alumni Network

Keep connected with West Dean College and find out how past and present students are getting on. Sign up for our newsletter and let us know what you're doing.

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Application deadline for Degree/Diploma courses

We are still accepting applications for September 2017 on most programmes.

Bursary and scholarships application deadline is 1 April 2017.

We welcome applications from UK/EU and international students.

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