Study at University Centre at Blackburn College and you'll receive a wealth of benefits. Over 1 in 5 of our graduates leave us with a First Class Honours degree and we've a fantastic financial support package for full-time students.
Why choose University Centre at Blackburn College?
As well as A Levels or a vocational course, you can also study for a degree or higher education qualification at Blackburn College. University Centre at Blackburn College is the second largest provider of degree education for a College in the UK. With over 100 degrees to choose from, our small class sizes and work with UK Top 10 Lancaster University you can be sure you’ll graduate a success.
People often ask us “Why do people come to University Centre at Blackburn College?”. It’s a question we love answering. People come to University Centre at Blackburn College because we put you at the heart of all we do. Whether it’s with a finance package, one to one support or the work we put into making sure you have the best chance of getting your dream job at the end of the course. Four reasons that we know students choose us include:
1. We’ve a Fantastic Finance Package to support you during your studies
On top of the loans and grants you can get, we’ve a unique Finance Package for full-time UK/EU students that gives you a £1,000 cash-back bursary to spend on the things that matter to you, a range of subject specific bonuses as well as the National Scholarship Programme and a £500 Progression Bonus. Make sure you check our the range of financial support that is available when you study at University Centre at Blackburn College. This is on top of all of the support that you will also get from the government in the form of Tuition Fee loans and Maintenance Loans and Grants.
2. One 1 in 5 of our graduates leave with a First Class Honours degree
Putting this into context over 20% of our graduates leave us best level of degree classification available. On top of this, we’re celebrating that a record 58 students achieved a Distinction at Foundation Degree level – again the best level of degree classification available. We do this through the support we offer you and our focus on teaching, learning and quality.
3. We offer an unrivalled choice of degrees, right on your doorstep
Whether you hadn’t previously considered studying in Blackburn, or might be thinking about moving into the area, our selection of courses coupled with the money you can save by living locally, means Blackburn really could be your destination of choice.
4. We’ve the highest level of student satisfaction in Pennine Lancashire
The results of the latest National Student Survey tell us our students believe we support them more than anyone else in the North West and that they’re more satisfied than anyone else studying in Pennine Lancashire.
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