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Join the tens of thousands of graduates who have reinvented themselves with a degree at Blackburn University Centre. No matter your ambitions or current circumstances – we have a qualification that can help you meet your goals.

What makes us unique

University for all

Whether you're a mature learner returning to education or a high-flying sixth form student; we are a place of opportunity for all. Our classrooms are filled with students of all ages and backgrounds.

UK Top 10 Lancaster University degrees in Blackburn

Study locally and graduate with a career-defining degree from UK Top 10 Lancaster University – without the hassle (or expense) of moving away.

Higher student satisfaction than universities across the UK

It’s official – we’re on the up! Our student satisfaction is higher than universities across the UK according to the latest National Student Survey (2020).

Small class sizes where everyone knows your name

You’re a name – not a number to us. Thrive in our small class sizes and succeed with our unrivalled support, which includes more one-to-one time with your tutors.

No upfront fees

University doesn’t have to cost a fortune and you'll pay nothing upfront. Avoid expensive student halls, enjoy lower tuition fees and save yourself thousands of pounds. 

Life-changing qualifications

Higher Level Qualifications and Degrees

We have a range of Full-Time and Part-Time qualifications that many students study alongside existing commitments, like work and family life. A 'Full-Time' degree can actually mean as little as one day a week and some courses – like our HNCs – are as short as one year in length. Thanks to Student Finance and the flexibility to continue working, many students find they're better off doing a degree than not.

Degrees with Foundation Entry

If you're worried about not meeting the entry requirements of a degree – don't worry. We offer Degrees with Foundation Entry – featuring an additional year of study to help you ease into university life. Each of these programmes has lower entry requirements – perfect for those with fewer formal qualifications who want to change their life for the better.

Higher Level and Degree Apprenticeships

If you believe an Apprenticeship route is the right one for you – you're in luck. We offer some amazing Higher Level and Degree Apprenticeships that allow you to benefit from work-based learning, while achieving a degree.

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Mehreen Ali

I really enjoyed working in an early years setting and understood the sector – so I decided to do the Early Childhood Studies degree at Blackburn University Centre. I absolutely loved it and found the experience to be fantastic. The tutors were really supportive and encouraged me to give 100% to everything that I did on the course. I enjoyed the experience so much that I stayed on to do my PGCE!
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