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Welcome to University Courses Burnley. We’re proud to empower forward-thinkers who will become industry shapers. Welcome to the place where Industry meets University.

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Welcome to University Courses Burnley

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ABOUT UCB

We can help your ambition become your reality.

At UCB we place industry expertise and collaboration at the heart of an innovative campus. This allows ambitious individuals to grow into future leaders; capable of adapting to change, embracing challenges and shaping industries.

We also understand that you may have questions about getting started with university-level study, including:

  • Which course is best for me to achieve my goals?
  • Do I have the qualifications needed to study for a degree?
  • What financial support is available to me as a university level student?
  • Do I have the skills needed to study at university level?
  • Can I continue to work and study at the same time?
  • Is there wellbeing support I can access to build my resilience?

At UCB we work with you to enable you to achieve your goals. You can be the master of your own destiny. This is where your journey starts.

COURSES

SUPPORT

Qualifications explained

Whatever stage you are at in your education journey, we will work with you to enable you to achieve your qualifications and secure your dream career. Whether you are returning to education after a long time, need to study a GCSE alongside your Foundation Entry qualification, or you want to study a Top-Up programme to turn your Foundation Degree to a full BA (Hons) Degree we are here to help. Our guide will help to get you on the right path and explain the many different courses available here at University Courses Burnley.

Qualifications Explained

COURSES

Entry requirements

Your previous academic and professional qualifications (such as A Levels and Vocational qualifications) will count towards the entry criteria for your chosen University course. However, we understand that your industry experience and drive to make a difference to the lives of others are valuable, too. That is why we will also take into account your career achievements, your voluntary work and life experiences.

Use any of the following:

  • A Levels
  • An Advanced Vocational qualification (Level 3)
  • An Advanced Apprenticeship
  • An Access to Higher Education qualification
  • GCSE’s or O Levels
  • Your experience in a career
  • Your life experience

You will also need a Maths and English qualification.

SUPPORT

Financial Support

As a student on a university-level course at Burnley College you will be provided with outstanding support and guidance to ensure you understand the financial aspects of study. We want to ensure everyone is able to access university-level studies and do something different. Find out more about our fees, our financial support, covering student loan application and queries to the Burnley Bursary, and guidance on other potential benefits and funds to which you may be entitled.

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STUDENT SUPPORT

Academic Support

University-level study will challenge you. You will be learning the advanced theories, concepts and skills that will make you a leader in your chosen field. But you won’t be alone.

Our Academic Support Tutors will be with you every step of the way on your journey to ensure you have the specialist skills, knowledge and behaviours to optimise your University experience and gain the best possible results.

On an individual basis or as part of a group, our specialist Tutors will offer you guidance on:

  • Assessment Methods
  • Research Skills
  • Academic writing
  • Referencing
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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Wellbeing

At University Courses Burnley we are dedicated to ensuring you have the health & wellbeing support to focus on your studies and your future career goals.  As one of our students you will enjoy benefits which include:

  • Discounted gym and fitness classes in our award-winning Fitness Evolution
  • An annual Health and Wellbeing Week with free taster sessions and a showcase of the support available
  • On-site Counsellor available by appointment
  • On-site Nurse available by appointment

Our students have access to togetherall – an online mental health support service offering information and advice, peer support and guided support programmes on a range of issues.

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WHO WE WORK WITH

University Partners

We’re proud to work alongside some of the most innovative and forward-thinking Universities to deliver degree courses that will feed your ambition.  You’ll study right here in Burnley, with our innovative Lecturers, in our modern facilities, and be part of our Burnley family –  but your degree will be accredited by one of the following Universities:

Your first steps to becoming something different.