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Blackburn College

Blackburn College is the largest Further Education college in Pennine Lancashire and one of the largest providers of Higher Education for a college in England. It offers a wide range of degree qualifications, delivered in its dedicated University Centre.

Overview

Blackburn College has a longstanding reputation of delivering life-changing degrees for the benefit of students far and wide.

The College offers over one hundred university qualifications including Master’s, Bachelor’s and Foundation Degrees – as well as HNCs and HNDs. Many of the Bachelor’s Degrees are available with Foundation Entry – offering an additional year of study for those returning to education after a gap. The College also delivers a range of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships – enabling students to achieve a degree while earning a wage and benefitting from work-based learning. The College is also home to a plethora of professional qualifications – making it a one-stop shop for anyone looking to improve their prospects, no matter their stage of career or life circumstances.

Reputation

Blackburn College has a longstanding reputation of delivering life-changing degrees for the benefit of students far and wide.

The College offers over one hundred university qualifications including Master’s, Bachelor’s and Foundation Degrees – as well as HNCs and HNDs. Many of the Bachelor’s Degrees are available with Foundation Entry – offering an additional year of study for those returning to education after a gap. The College also delivers a range of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships – enabling students to achieve a degree while earning a wage and benefitting from work-based learning. The College is also home to a plethora of professional qualifications – making it a one-stop shop for anyone looking to improve their prospects, no matter their stage of career or life circumstances.

Areas of study

Delivered in a state-of-the-art, purpose-built University Centre, students enjoy a close-knit university environment featuring smaller-size classes and tuition from national award-winning staff. Over twenty-five distinct fields of study are delivered, including Business, Early Childhood Studies, Fine Art, Photography, Public Services and Sport. The College’s Teacher Training provision – including PGCEs and CertEds – are approved by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), with whom the College has a strong partnership.

Higher Education

Higher Education courses at Blackburn College are perfect for those wanting to fit studying for a degree around work and family commitments – with full-time and part-time options providing flexible learning opportunities. Students at Blackburn College also have access to a generous financial support package to make the transition to university as simple and stress-free as possible.

In 2020, the National Student Survey (NSS) highlighted an almost 10% increase in overall learner satisfaction – placing the College firmly above the national benchmark. Graduates from Blackburn College go on to achieve career-defining roles with leading companies. This is testament to the strength of its employment-focused curriculum and vast employer links.

Location

Blackburn College is located just a short walk away from the amenities and transport links of Blackburn town centre. The College’s campus is easily accessible by bus, rail and car and features first-class facilities designed to provide students with everything they need to succeed on their degree.

Contact

Feilden St, Blackburn BB2 1LH

Tel: +44 (0)1254 292929

Email: thehub@blackburn.ac.uk

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