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Embrace the power of What If with BCUC

If you’ve ever considered university study – but thought it wasn’t for you, whether that’s because of worries over finance; juggling family and work commitments or even feeling you’re not ‘academic’ enough – take that leap, believe anything is possible and just go for it – embrace the power of  “What If” with BCUC.


There’s a route to degree success – and your dream career – for you in an exciting range of subjects
  • Business and Management
  • Computer Science
  • Construction and Furniture
  • Creative Industries
  • Engineering
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Sport, Fitness and Public Services
  • Teaching and Education


We offer a range of qualifications tailored to your needs
  • HNC
  • HND
  • Foundation Entry Degree
  • Foundation Degree
  • BA(Hons), BSc(Hons), BEng
  • Degree Apprenticeships
  • PGCE



Every month we open our doors to answer your questions and provide you with a personalised road map to success.

  • Independent careers advice
  • Guidance on choosing the ideal course for you
  • Support in applying for your course
  • Advice on accessing Student Finance
  • Bursaries
  • Tuition on improving your study skills
  • Health and Wellbeing support

Advice and Guidance

Take your first step by getting in touch with our expert advisors


Mary Harron achieved a first-class Honours degree in Business Management and is now in her dream role in Human Resources:


“Studying at Burnley College University Courses was a great move – it’s given me the skills, qualifications and self-belief to establish myself in a career I’ve always wanted. I can’t thank my Lecturers enough – they were always there for me.”

Mary Harron

Adult Learner, BCUC

Scroll through some of our case studies

Case Study (1/5)

Mary Harron

First Class BA (Hons) Business Management

Case Study (2/5)

Myah Gillett

HND Mechanical Engineering Degree Apprentice

Case Study (3/5)

Sarah Cole

FdA Children, Young People and Their Services

Case Study (4/5)

Kasom Shah

BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science

Case Study (5/5)

Matthew Vandepeer

BA (Hons) Professional Practice Working with Children and Young People

Every year, our amazing graduates progress to their dream careers and earn promotion in their current roles

Many use their success – and the exceptional study skills they’ve learnt at BCUC – to accept places at other top North West universities which offer the specialist programmes they need to work in their chosen sector.

Reach your career goals

Now’s the time to apply – there’s a degree course for you starting soon

What if you look to the future? What if you follow your dreams? Embrace the power of “What if” today.