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Blackburn College is the largest Further Education college in Pennine Lancashire and one of the largest providers of Higher Education for a college in England. Since 1888, people from all over Lancashire and beyond have developed their skills, re-trained and moved to higher levels of study with Blackburn College's support.

History

Founded in 1888, Blackburn College’s purpose was the provision of technical, employment-focussed education for the people of Blackburn and the surrounding area.

Education

  • Access to Higher Education Diplomas
  • Higher National Certificates (HNCs) 
  • Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) 
  • Foundation Degrees
  • Honours Degrees and Honours Degrees with Foundation Entry
  • Joint Honours Degrees
  • Masters Degrees
  • Professional Qualifications

Career

  • 93% of graduates in work or further study within 6 months of graduation
  • 95% of 16-18 year olds in work or further study within 6 months (2018)
  • All our courses are designed with your future career in mind. Many of our tutors are industry professionals who will share with you insights from their experience and gear you up for what to expect when you start your graduate career. We work with employers to ensure that what you learn during your degree is actually of benefit to them when you come to search out a graduate level job and we offer a range of work-based learning options to help you get a taste of the job market and what an employer wants.

PhD Programmes

Blackburn College Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Blackburn College. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
19000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarships for PhD Students
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Ocean Country Partnership Programme Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Boustany Cambridge Pembroke Scholarship in Philosophy
Merit-based

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Unknown
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
23 Nov 2024
Royal Geographical Society - Dudley Stamp Memorial Award in UK
Merit-based Need-based

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Royal Geographical Society
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Blackburn College, visit our scholarship search.

Student services

Students' Union - Although our Students’ Union is small we try to cater to everyone. We have a number of Students’ Union Officers who are elected each year and a full-time Students’ Union President to support you.

Library services

We have a substantial collection of learning resources including more than 55,000 books, a wealth of magazines, and DVDs. Our 24/7 library of online databases, journals and e-books mean that you can fit your studies into your busy lifestyle whether you're on campus, at home or even on holiday.

ICT services

FREE Wi-Fi across campus

Medical services

With the NHS employing 1.2 million people, the career prospects for students in this sector are always bright. We offer a range of Health and Social Care Vocational BTEC courses. You will also have the opportunity to carry out regular work placements to enhance your practical skills and experience.

Campus life

World Class Campus

Each of our buildings is truly unique and contains everything you need to succeed in your chosen subject. Here is a small taste of what gives our campus its wow factor:

  • Convenient and accessible town centre location
  • State-of-the-art teaching spaces
  • Plenty of social spaces to relax in
  • Numerous cafés and restaurants serving delicious food and drink — including Starbucks
  • Home of Lancashire’s top-rated restaurant
  • Dedicated prayer facilities

Sports facilities

The £13.5m Sports and Leisure Centre opened in 2015 and features state-of-the-art fitness and leisure facilities open to all our students. It is also home to Sport courses — where two deluxe sport halls can accommodate a myriad of different sporting activities. 

  • 2 deluxe, multi-sport halls
  • 6-lane swimming pool with a water slide
  • 80-station gym and fitness suite
  • Aerobics studio
  • Spin studio
  • Physiotherapy laboratory

Blackburn, England, United Kingdom

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