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Higher Education Partners

The College is proud to be working with a range of universities and awarding bodies to provide a diverse range of curriculum offer to higher education students.

University of East London

The College has a long-established collaborative partnership with The University of East London. UEL is the awarding body for our Foundation Degrees in Animation, 3D Design, Photography and our BA Hons top-up in Photography and Animation. The University of East London Docklands campus is only nine miles away and offers further progression opportunities for both undergraduate and post-graduate study.

Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University is the awarding body for our teacher training qualifications.


The College has a long history of working with the awarding body Edexcel. We offer a range of their Higher National Certificate and Higher National Diploma courses, including Business, Fine Art, Construction, Computing and Performing Arts.

Chartered Management Institute

The CMI is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. With over 86,000 members, it is the only chartered body in the UK that awards management and leadership qualifications, and the only body that awards Chartered Manager, the hallmark of any professional manager. The CMI literally set the standards that others must follow. At Barking & Dagenham College, we are validated to deliver management programmes from Level 2 right up to Level 7.

Association of Accounting Technicians

The AAT – founded 25 years ago and now boasting a membership of nearly 125,000 – is committed to support, training, advice and development. AAT is more than an examining body. It is the worldwide membership organisation for accounting professionals. Barking & Dagenham College is a trusted and respected training provider and an approved assessment centre to run all the AAT Qualification provision from the Level 1 Award in Accounting to the Level 4 Diploma in Accounting – an excellent pathway to university for many learners.

The Chartered Institute of Building

The Chartered Institute of BuildingThe College has been working with The Chartered Institute of Building for many years and offers courses in Site Management at three levels; Supervisory, Certificate and Diploma. Students undertaking these courses are recorded as free student members of the CIOB – an important consideration for employers. The courses offer employees a natural progression from foundation level to becoming site managers and an opportunity to further their careers into senior management.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

The CIPD is Europe’s largest HR and development professional body. As a globally-recognised brand, there are 135,000 members, and they pride themselves in supporting and developing human resource professionals. At Barking & Dagenham College, we are validated to deliver the CIPD Diploma in HR Management Level 5, and the CIPD DIploma in HR Practice Level 3 programmes.

Glynd┼Ár University  

Wrexham Glyndwr University is a vibrant, friendly and inclusive learning community focused on inspiring each student and placing them at the heart of everything we do. Our courses have an applied focus and offer a rich, hands-on and supportive learning experience designed to further ambition and encourage students’ passion to succeed.