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Welcome to Peterborough Regional College

At Peterborough Regional College our courses give you the experience of work combined with in-depth industry knowledge from inspirational teaching staff, all of who are experts in their industry. So whether you are progressing on from school or looking to build up your skills and experience for your chosen career, we have something for everyone.

We are passionate about teaching and learning and its ability to change lives. We provide courses for every stage, offering progression routes right through to a degree or employment, all taught in our fantastic facilities that replicate a real working environment.

We are one of the largest colleges in Cambridgeshire, offering the widest range of subjects available at different levels including full-time, part-time, Apprenticeships, professional and higher qualifications, so you’re sure to find something for you!

About us

Peterborough Regional College offers education and training to over 10,000 students and businesses every year providing a huge range of courses to suit everyone – GCSEs, vocational career focused courses, part-time adult courses, Apprenticeships, higher education and professional training tailored to both individuals and employers.

So whether you’re seeking employment, promotion, a career change, progression to university or just wanting a new challenge, our vast range of programmes ensures there’s something for everyone!

Facilities available

We're not just a college!

Our aim here at Peterborough Regional College is for students, staff and visitors to get the best experience possible during their time here, whether it be assisting them with childcare with our on-site nursery or providing students with hands on experience in our restaurant, or hair & beauty salons.

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Additional support

If you have recently been at school and have received support, our staff will liaise with you, your school and parents/guardians to ensure a smooth transition to us. Some of you may find you have support needs that have not previously been recognised or that you have recently developed, and as part of the admissions process you will have the opportunity to go through a comprehensive assessment.

We provide a range of support aimed at assisting your progression; the support we put in place will be tailored to your needs, agreed with you and reviewed regularly. We can help with additional learning needs arising from a learning difficulty and/or disability. These include:

  • Hearing impairments – D/deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing
  • Visual impairments – blind, partially sighted
  • Physical and mobility difficulties
  • Emotional and behavioural needs
  • Dyslexia
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Difficulties with literacy/numeracy and language
  • Medical conditions

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How to apply

You can apply for courses at Peterborough Regional College through UCAS Progress. Add courses to your favourites to apply to this provider.

Last updated date: 06 July 2016
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Key information


  • A: Peterborough Regional College (Park Crescent Campus)
    • Address:
    • Peterborough Regional College
    • Park Crescent
    • Peterborough
    • PE1 4DZ
    • Telephone number:
    • Main: 03458728722
    • Website:
    • Email address:
    • More information:
    • At Peterborough Regional College  we want you to be successful both during your time at College and anything you decide to do afterwards. No two students are the same and we understand the important of valuing people as individuals and recognise that sometimes there are barriers that may get in the way of people reaching their full potential. The support services within PRC exist to help remove them barriers. Through our various services we can provide a network of support to help you get the most out of your course.

  • B: Media and Journalism Centre
    • Address:
    • Media & Journalism Centre
    • 50
    • Broadway
    • Peterborough
    • PE1 1SB
    • Telephone number:
    • Main: 01733863097
    • Website:
    • Email address:
    • More information:
    • The Media and Journalism Centre is based in the centre of Peterborough town and is a fantastic asset to the College’s media programme. The centre was opened in 2009 and boasts industry standard studios for radio, TV and photography.

      Spread out over 3 floors, the centre hosts a large TV studio complete with lighting desk, cameras and sound desk and due to the high specification of the equipment, the studio does get used by other companies and members of the public to hire when filming.
      There are numerous radio studios kitted out with the industry’s latest programmes, music library and also news desk and recording room. In the journalism areas you will find plenty of PCs all used regularly for writing articles for the student magazine and other press stories. Students will find everything they need including Photoshop and other computer based editing programmes.