Cumbira Lancashire

Blackburn College

Location / Campuses

Blackburn College, Feilden St, Blackburn, BB2 1LH

Approx. number of students

13,000

Approx. number of HE level students

3,000

Approx. number of HE level courses

Over 100

Routes / pathways into HE courses

Blackburn College offers a full range of courses to enable students to progress into Higher Education. These include:

  • A Levels
  • Vocational Courses (including Higher Level Apprenticeships)
  • Access to Higher Education Diplomas

A range of 4 year Honours degrees with Foundation Entry are available to support those who would benefit from an additional year of study at the front end of their Honours degree programme.

Summary of institution

Blackburn College is the largest provider of Higher Education for a College in the UK (HEFCE) and has been providing education and training for over 125 years.

Blackburn College has the highest rating of ‘Outstanding’ from Ofsted and has been highly praised by the Quality Assurance Agency for its work with employers which has ensured that 9 out of 10 students are in work or further study 6 months after graduation for the 3rd year in a row.

Blackburn College is also number 1 in England for Advanced Apprentice success, boasts a 100% A-Level pass rate in over 20 subjects and works with over 4,000 employers.

Subject Areas

Accounting, Business and Finance

Catering & Hospitality

Childcare & Young People

Computing

Construction

Creative Arts

Education, Coaching & Teaching

Engineering

Health, Social Care & Counselling

Law and Justice

Public Services

Social Science & Humanities

Sports, Fitness & Wellbeing

 

Types of courses offered

Blackburn College offers a range of Higher National Certificates and Diplomas, Foundation Degrees, Honours degrees, Honours degrees with Foundation Entry, Masters degrees and a range of professional courses.

85% of degrees offered are approved by UK Top 10 Lancaster University. Lancaster is ranked in the UK Top 10 in both the Guardian and the Complete University Guide. The University is also ranked No.1 in the North West, and is in the Top 1% of universities globally.

Blackburn College also works in partnership with well-respected partners: University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), University of South Wales and the University of Cumbria.

Subject areas offered at HE level

Accounting, Business and Finance

Catering & Hospitality

Childcare & Young People

Computing

Construction

Creative Arts

Education, Coaching & Teaching

Engineering

Health, Social Care & Counselling

Law and Justice

Public Services

Social Science & Humanities

Sports, Fitness & Wellbeing

 

Course enquiries

Phone: 01254 292929

Email: thehub@blackburn.ac.uk

Outreach Contact

Gill Piper

Head of Student Experience – UC006

Blackburn College

Feilden Street

Blackburn

BB2 1LH

Phone: 01254 292823

Email: gill.piper@blackburn.ac.uk

Social Media

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BBCol

Twitter: @bbcollege