Specialism: Advanced Manufacturing | Engineering
Location: South Durham
Date of opening: September 2016
UTC South Durham is a new UTC in County Durham that opened in September 2016. It is a 14-19 school, sponsored by leading employers in the fields of manufacturing and engineering, as well as the University of Sunderland.
Alongside core GCSEs and A Levels in subjects such as English, maths and science, students of UTC South Durham can study Level 2 and Level 3 technical qualifications in advanced manufacturing and engineering.
UTC South Durham's employer and university-led curriculum is innovative and engaging. It combines technical, practical and academic learning to provide a rounded education to students, ensuring they leave with the wide range of skills they need to progress to the university of their choice, onto an advanced apprenticeship or straight into full-time employment.