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January is a time for new beginnings. It’s the ideal time to start your degree studies with Burnley College University Courses. Make 2021 the year you do something different with degree studies focussed on boosting your career opportunities.


Say YES to Starting your Degree in January

Education, Teaching and Working with Children and Young People

Working with children and young people – whether in a classroom or social setting – is a rewarding career choice and a real opportunity to change lives.

At Burnley College University Courses we value the life experience you bring to your studies, as well as your passion and determination to do something different.

Part-time Study

Part-time study allows you to combine your current career and family commitments with your studies. It is available in our

Foundation Degree in Children Young People and Their Services 

Full-Time Study

Full-time courses starting in January are our Certificate in Education to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge needed for teaching. Find out more here:

Certificate in Education 

Our Education and Learning (BA Hons) degree explores current educational policy, the history of education, and sociology, philosophy and psychology, find out more here:

BA (Hons) Education and Learning 


If you already have a full degree and want to gain a PGCE qualification to teach those aged 14-plus, find out more here:

PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education 

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Say YES to a Career-Focussed Degree

BSc (Hons) Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling

If you’re fascinated by how the mind works; how we see the world around us and how we are influenced by environmental factors – and are passionate about helping others –our BSc (Hons) Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling degree is an ideal choice for you.


BA (Hons) Crime and Criminal Justice

Working in the criminal justice system is a great way to help shape society and make a difference. If you’re curious about the causes of crime, as well as passionate about safeguarding the public, supporting victims and rehabilitating offenders, choose our BA (Hons) Crime and Criminal Justice degree.


Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

A Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship could be the ideal route to combine your career development with your studies. Talk to your employer about how the specialist skills and knowledge  gained through degree-level learning could influence their business – and take advantage of having no tuition fees to repay.


BA (Hons) Art and Design

In 2020, we’ve truly come to recognise the important role that the Creative Arts play in our lives like never before. Choose to study our Art and Design (BA Hons) degree and take the first step towards making your hobby or passion your career in this exciting and diverse industry, where your creativity and talent will come to the fore.


Individualised Support

When you start your degree-level studies with Burnley College University Courses in January, you’ll have access to the very best support from a team of friendly, professional advisors and academics to ensure you make the most of every moment of your studies.

From essay writing and research skills to health and wellbeing support; advice on optimising your finances and managing your time, we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Visit our Support pages for all the help you need.

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