Adam Smith College is the third largest college in Scotland with 25,000 students and is spread across four campuses.
Offering a huge variety of courses the subject areas covered at Adam Smith include: engineering and science, computing, hair and beauty, business and management, construction, sports and tourism, education and care studies and the creative industries.
Students can gain academic and vocational qualifications, with highers being offered alongside HNDs and modern apprenticeships. The college also delivers education and training from introductory levels through to certificates, diplomas and professional qualifications.
Students can study for a degree at the college, with a range of BAs and BScs available. Subjects include Accounting, Business Studies, Social Sciences, Sport and Fitness and Web Design. The degrees are available on either a full-time or part-time basis. The dedicated 'Learning Spaces' at the Kirkcaldy campuses have computing resources, study and research areas plus dedicated staff.
In August 2010, the college opened its £17.5m Future Skills Centre. The Centre has specialist workshops and purpose-built laboratories to provide world-class education for subjects including renewable energy, construction management, petroleum engineering, non-destructive testing and environmental sciences. Projects being worked on include Scotland's first electric sports car, a three-metre model of a Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier and several are underway in the renewable energy sector.
Guidance and support is available for students, from educational and career advice to personal and financial matters.
Travelling to any of the Adam Smith College campuses is easy with the excellent rail, road and bus routes in Fife.