UCAS code: B41
Awarded TEF gold (the highest rating in the government’s Teaching and Excellence Framework), B&FC has also received commendations from the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA); moreover, it is one of just seven general FE colleges to be granted Foundation Degree Awarding powers.
B&FC’s technical and professional degree-level courses, including degree and higher apprenticeships, are co-created with industry to furbish graduates with the skills needed for sustainable career opportunities. Nine out of 10 B&FC graduates are in work or further study within six months***, earning an average graduate starting salary of £25,000 (circa 25% higher than the national average)****.
At B&FC, students benefit from smaller class sizes, a personalised support plan, expert tuition from industry specialists, condensed timetabling, high quality industry placements and access to a £500 Advantage Bursary*****.
In addition, the college admits applicants with relevant work/voluntary experience in lieu of formal qualifications.
* Number of HEFCE learners from published ESFA, Financial Management: College Accounts March 2019
** The Complete University Guide League Tables 2019
*** DLHE 2016/17
**** DLHE 2016/17 & graduate-jobs.com
***** Eligibility applies
How students describe this university
What students say about this university3 comments (1 student)
I found it easy to settle in as I was more comfortable being financially independent, and having the ability to purchase a car...
I found it easy to settle in as I was more comfortable being financially independent, and having the ability to purchase a car gave me a lot more self-confidence.×
The timetable is manageable and I have found all college tutors to be easily approachable and helpful both in person and via...
The timetable is manageable and I have found all college tutors to be easily approachable and helpful both in person and via email, with timely responses.×
Whilst Blackpool is not the nicest nor most interesting of areas in the UK in my personal opinion, for the Northwest it is one...
Whilst Blackpool is not the nicest nor most interesting of areas in the UK in my personal opinion, for the Northwest it is one of the best areas for employment opportunities with the presence of BAE Systems.×
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