Our Partners

Our University courses are validated by Buckinghamshire New University, University of Central Lancashire, Bolton University and Pearsons College London.

Buckinghamshire New University

University Courses at Burnley College is an Associate College of Buckinghamshire New University.
Buckinghamshire New University have an excellent reputation as a hub for learning, reaching out to local, national and international communities and have a keen interest in developing their reputation for research and enterprise, across academic and professional disciplines.
Buckinghamshire New University is a University that is both proud of its heritage, and excited about the future. With a partnership already in place to inspire students in emerging technology, they are dedicated to making a real difference to people’s lives.




University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has evolved to become a world-class institution and is placed in the top 6% of universities worldwide by The Centre for World University Rankings 2019-20 (CWUR).  It currently holds the maximum five star rating in the QS Stars Rating System 2019. UCLan has also recently received a silver quality award for ‘consistently exceeding rigorous national quality requirements’ in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessment. 
Through UCLan’s £200 million Campus Masterplan, the University is creating an inviting, world-class campus that seamlessly integrates with the City and is compatible with UCLan’s status as one of the UK’s largest universities.





Pearson College London is on a journey to become a university leading the way for industry and business engagement. Founded in 2012 by Pearson PLC as a not-for-profit Higher Education Institution they offer a different approach to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees through close integration of academia, industry and learners.
Pearson College’s experience in producing professional graduates, in-demand from employers means that they are the perfect partner university for University Courses at Burnley College and our students who wish to study vocationally-orientated awards up to Honours level.