Writtle College (near Chelmsford, Essex) is one of the largest land-based university colleges in the UK; it is also one of the oldest. Set in the Essex countryside on a 220 hectare estate, Writtle, previously known as Writtle Agricultural College, is a Partner Institution of the University of Essex and provides FE and HE programmes. It also offers apprenticeships and short courses.
The College is very specialist and offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees as well as high quality research for a number of subject areas.
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