Adam Smith College

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Adam Smith College is a further and higher education college located over various campuses across the county of Fife, Scotland.

The college was formed on August 1, 2005 by the merger of Glenrothes College and Fife College and is named after Adam Smith, the founder of modern economics, who was born in Kirkcaldy. Today the college runs a wide range of NQ, HNC and HND courses. It also provides several degrees through University of Abertay Dundee and a degree in Quantity Surveying from Heriot Watt University.

The main campuses are St Brycedale (St Brycedale Avenue, Kirkcaldy) and Stenton (Stenton Road, Glenrothes). Additional campuses are located at Levenmouth (Victoria Road, Leven), Lochgelly (Main Street, Lochgelly), Priory (Victoria Road, Kirkcaldy) and Southfield (Nasmyth Road, Glenrothes). Outreach centres are located across Fife, including Anstruther, Bowhill and St Andrews.

The Adam Smith Enterprise and Education Foundation, also known as the Adam Smith Foundation, is the charitable trust of Adam Smith College. The Foundation was established in 1997 to improve and extend opportunities for students.

The college website is


Distance learning

The college offers a number of courses with the option of flexible learning, but it is not clear to what extent this indicates the possibility of learning at a distance.

Online learning for on-campus students

The college's library offers access to online resources to students (

Open Educational Resources (OER)

No evidence found of OERs.


iLearn is the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at Adam Smith College.

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