Cumbira Lancashire

Accrington and Rossendale College

Location / Campuses

Accrington and Rossendale College, Broad Oak Rd, Accrington, BB5 2AW

Approx. number of students


Approx. number of HE level students


Approx. number of HE level courses


Routes / pathways into HE courses

Accrington and Rossendale College offer BTEC, A Levels and Access to Higher Education Diplomas as routes into Higher Education. Courses offered range from Entry Level to GCSE to Level 3 for learners wanting to progress to HE

Summary of institution

You can gain a degree from a top class university without leaving your home town; ideal for those with other commitments, work or family. Our courses range from Access to Higher Education, through to foundation and honours degrees. The College’s programmes are strongly vocationally-orientated and are designed to help our students make the best progression into their working lives.

All of our courses are regularly reviewed to make sure they are delivered to the highest standard and our reputation has grown to the point where many local people choose to study with us, rather than go away to university.

Our tutors are widely experienced, have taught at this level for many years and are regularly singled out for praise in academic reviews.

Our multi-million pound campus also provides a fantastic environment in which to learn, with state-of- the-art facilities and a whole host of amenities that you can utilise at your leisure.

Whatever your age, background or qualifications, we can help you to realise your potential and will support you in achieving your aspirations.

Subject areas

A Levels


Business and Admin


Computing Technologies





Hairdressing and Health & Media Make up

Health and Social Care


Hospitality and Catering

Interior Design


Media and Design

Motor Engineering

Performing Arts

Public Services and Military Academy


Sport and Fitness

Teacher Training, Education and Teaching Assistant


Travel and Tourism

Type of courses offered

FE courses- Entry Level, 1,2,3, Apprenticeships, A Levels

HE – Honours degrees, Foundation degrees, HNC, HND, Higher Level Apprenticeships

Subject areas offered at HE level

Health- BA (Hons) Health and Applied Social Studies, FdA Health and Social Care, FdA Mental Health Work, FdA Alcohol and Substance Misuse Work, FdA Counselling Studies

Technology-BSc (Hons) Software Engineering, HNC and HND Construction, HNC Creative Media, FdA Music Production, BA (Hons) Audio and Music Production

Sport- BSc (Hons) Sports Science and Coaching Studies, HNC Sport (Health, Fitness and Exercise)

FdA and BA (Hons) Early Years

Business and Administration Level 4

Leadership and Management Level 4 and 5

Education and Training Level 3 and 4

PGCSE/ Certificate of Education


Course Enquiries

Outreach Contact

01254 354117/354047