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How to Apply - Degrees

Below are all the details you need to apply for a place on one of our Degree-level courses.

Find my course

Choose the course you are interested in studying

You can find a full list of our degree-level courses on our Course Search.


Check that you meet the entry requirements

Entry requirements for our degrees will vary depending on the programme you choose.  The requirements will be detailed on our course pages on our website, including the UCAS tariff points required to study the programme.

You can check the UCAS tariff guide to see how your qualifications add up.

We will consider applicants with suitable work experience, so if you’re unsure, please call our Admissions Team on 01253 504322.


Apply for your chosen course

If you only want to apply to B&FC to study a full or part-time degree level course please find your chosen course and click on Apply.

You will then receive confirmation of receipt from our HE Admissions Specialist, along with the next steps in the process.  There is no charge for completing the form.

If you want to make an application to study a degree-level course at a range of colleges and universities you will need to apply via UCAS. The fee for applications is £27.50 for up to five course choices.

If you have any queries regarding any part of the Admissions process please contact the Admissions Team on 01253 504322.

Qualifications explained

Our Degree-level courses come in all shapes and sizes. Visit our guide that explains what all these different qualifications mean.

Complete your B&FC Admissions Portal

Look out for your email with your invitation to set-up your B&FC Admissions Portal.

Using the email link, set up your B&FC Admissions Portal. You will then be able to view the status of your application, upload any information to the site that we request to help support your application, view and change interview or enrolment appointments and update your details such as a change of address or contact information.


Supplying Evidence

To help support your application we may request you to upload evidence of qualifications or work experience to your B&FC Admissions Portal.


Getting to know us

You will be invited to attend an Information, Advice and Guidance session with one of a specialist tutor from the subject area you have chosen.  This will give you the opportunity to find out what it is like to study with B&FC including what support we are able to offer.

We can make sure this is the right course for you to fulfil your career aspirations and, if it is a requirement of your course to have a work placement, we can discuss this with you too.

For all courses with Blackpool School of Arts you will be required to attend an audition/workshop event.


Confirmation of a place

If you are successful in gaining a place, we will send you confirmation of your offer.

You can then accept the offer of a place on your chosen course on your B&FC Admissions portal or by emailing Don't forget to include your student number.



You will be invited to enrolment before your course starts.   Enrolment is the process all students go through to register onto a course and where you officially become a B&FC student. 

Following enrolment you will be given your College ID and information about your start date.


Contact us

If you need help with your application please contact our Admissions Team:

Call: 01253 504322

Financial Support for Degrees

Loans, Bursaries, Scholarships, Childcare allowance - financing your degree could be easier than you think.

Find my course

Know what subject you want to study? Then check out our dedicated course search page for Degree-level courses.

You'll be able to select different subject areas and see what qualifications we offer in each.