Cumbira Lancashire

Blackpool and The Fylde College

Location / Campuses

Bispham Campus, Ashfield Road, Blackpool, FY2 0HB

University Centre, Park Road, Blackpool, FY1 4ES

Gateway Campus, Park Road, Blackpool, FY1 4JN

Fleetwood Nautical Campus, Broadwater, Fleetwood, FY7 8JZ

Approx. number of students


Approx. number of HE level students


Approx. number of HE level courses


Routes / pathways into HE courses

Level 3 Diplomas, Sub-diplomas, A Levels, BTECs, Access to HE, Apprenticeships

Summary of institution

Blackpool and The Fylde College is one of the UK’s leading Further Education colleges. Our reputation for excellence has developed through professionalism and passion for learning, helped by talented staff, outstanding resources and massive commitment to student support. B&FC has been judged by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) as fully meeting UK standards, with 2 out of the possible 3 additional areas judged as ‘commended’ and 11 areas of good practice being cited. The College is an Associate College of Lancaster University – ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Subject areas

Access and Continuing Education

Construction and Professional Construction

Creative Arts and Digital Industries


Hair, Beauty and Related Therapies


Hospitality, Tourism and Sport

Maritime Operations

Professional Studies

Society, Health and Childhood

Type of courses offered

Entry-level to Degrees

Subject areas offered at HE level

Academic Studies


Business and Professional Studies



Creative Arts

Digital Industries



Hospitality and Tourism

Marine Biology

Maritime Operations

Project Management

Science and Technology

Society, Health and Childhood

Sports and Public Services

Course Enquiries

01253 504 343

Outreach Contact

Jane Mahon, Stakeholder Partnerships, Careers and Welfare Manager

01253 504 018