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At Burnley College University Courses we can help you Say Yes to your dream career – In whatever exciting sector you choose.


Mary Harron, studying BA (Hons) Business Management to transform her ‘job’ today into a ‘career’ tomorrow.


Enjoy a career, not simply a ‘job’


Life changed for so many during Covid-19. We discovered time is precious. And there’s no time like the present to follow your dream. Say Yes right now to degree-level study at Burnley College University Courses to achieve your career dream – for yourself, your family, your future.


We are here to support you every step of the way

From selecting the correct degree-level course for you, to help in completing your application to BCUC; from Student Finance guidance, to academic advice and health and wellbeing care. We have a team of friendly, expert advisors dedicated to your success.

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University Advice Events focussed on you

Your personal journey and ambition are at the heart of our popular online University Advice Events – book a time slot now to talk to a Lecturer in your chosen subject and meet the advisors who can take you through the application process step by step.

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I’m working towards a career in Human Resources – a role in which I can really make a difference to the lives of others

Mary Harron’s Journey

Functional Skills Maths and English as an Adult Learner at Burnley College > Foundation Degree in Business and Management at BCUC > Top-Up Degree in Business Management at BCUC



I have a career goal in mind – what’s the correct degree for me?

Our specialist advisors can give you the tailored guidance you need to choose the correct degree-level course to help you achieve your career goals – contact them on [email protected] or call 01282 733551.

You can also access independent advice from the National Careers Service on 01282 733373 or email [email protected].


I haven’t been in education for some time – how will I cope?

At Burnley College University Courses we understand that returning to study may be daunting. Throughout your course you will have access to specialist, one-to-one individual academic advice from specialist Lecturers and advisors, as well as seminars and workshops to take part in ahead of your course starting.


I am not sure that I can afford degree-level study – can you help?

University-level study is more affordable than you may think. You can access a Student Finance loan to cover the cost of your course and do not need to pay anything back until you earn more than £2,214 a month (before tax).

We can also give you information on eligibility for the Burnley Bursary (worth up to £2,000 a year) and any additional benefits or support packages to which you may be entitled.


Can I work and study at the same time?

Yes! On some courses, elements of work placement are necessary to complete your qualification and you could potentially do this in your own workplace as part of your current role.

A full-time degree-level programme can mean two/three days per week on Campus over the academic year and can be studied alongside your current role. A part-time degree-level programme could be potentially a day or an evening on Campus each week over the academic year but takes longer to achieve.

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Your first steps to becoming something different.