Moulton College

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Moulton College
New recruits to the Women's Land Army arrive at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture at the start of four weeks training in 1942. D8794.jpg
Students arrive at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture in 1942
West Street, Moulton

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Coordinates52°17′25″N 0°51′26″W / 52.2903°N 0.8573°W / 52.2903; -0.8573Coordinates: 52°17′25″N 0°51′26″W / 52.2903°N 0.8573°W / 52.2903; -0.8573
Former nameNorthamptonshire Institute of Agriculture
TypeFurther education college
MottoProfit through skill
Established1921; 98 years ago (1921)
Local authorityNorthamptonshire
Department for Education URN130772 Tables
PrincipalStephen M. Davies
Age16 to 19

Moulton College is a further education college based in Moulton, Northamptonshire, England. Although initially established as the Northamptonshire Institute of Agriculture in 1921, it now has expanded its teaching curriculum to cover a wide range of land-based subjects, sports, and construction. Moulton College operates a number of satellite campuses in Northamptonshire, including ones in Daventry, Silverstone and Higham Ferrers.

Moulton College teaches at all levels on the QCF framework from entry level through to doctorate level, with all BSc and MSc higher education degrees accredited with Northampton University. Academic staff at the college conduct applied research in their field of study. The college funds a number of associate lecturer posts who conduct PhD studies concurrently with teaching on undergraduate courses. The College is also a lead academic sponsor of Daventry University Technical College which is due to open in September 2013.


Moulton College was established in 1921 as Northamptonshire Institute of Agriculture. See also the brief history section below.

Subject areas on taught courses[edit]

Further Education[edit]

  • Agriculture
  • Animal welfare & management
  • Arboriculture
  • Bricklaying
  • Building maintenance operations
  • Carpentry and joinery
  • Construction management
  • Countryside management
  • Equine studies
  • Floristry
  • Furniture studies
  • General education
  • Horticulture
  • Housing practice and maintenance
  • Plumbing, heating and renewable technologies
  • Sport studies
  • Stonemasonry
  • Wall and floor tiling

Higher Education[edit]


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