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Together we’re stronger

We’re proud to work alongside some of the most innovative and forward-thinking Universities to deliver degree courses that will feed your ambition.


Our partners

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.

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University of Bolton

The University of Bolton places a strong emphasis on preparing students for life in their chosen industries – that’s why we’re proud to be closely associated with them.

They reflect our commitment to workbased learning through placements, internships and ‘sandwich’ gap years, as well as high-quality, specialist teaching in a modern environment, with small class sizes.

They are committed to becoming a national and international centre of excellence, and a byword for vocationally-focussed undergraduate programmes. We are delighted to be part of that process, bringing global recognition to Burnley.

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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 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.

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University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has evolved to become a world-class institution, placed in the top 6% of universities worldwide by The Centre for World University Rankings 2019-20. It holds the maximum five star rating in the QS Stars Rating System 2019. UCLan has also 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 a world-class campus that integrates with the City and is compatible with UCLan’s status as one of the UK’s largest universities.

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Pearson is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic, vocational and work-based learning qualifications across the country.

Regulated at Ofqual, Pearson offer qualifications which are globally recognised and benchmarked – in the University sector this includes Higher National Certificates (HNCs) and Higher National Diplomas (HNDs). It brings together leading names in education to provide a blend of content, curricula, assessment, training and technology to make learning more engaging and effective.

Pearson has been at the very forefront of educational excellence since 1836, when a royal charter gave the University of London its powers to conduct exams and confer degrees, and is constantly developing to meet the needs of today’s learners and generations to come.

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