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For International Students

International students do well here and quickly settle into our friendly environment. Our commitment to supporting students to fulfil their future career aspirations is evidenced through 97% of students progressing into employment or further study.


If you're an international student thinking about making Blackpool and The Fylde College (B&FC) your home, we'd like to tell you a little more about us.

For more than 125 years, we have been providing high quality technical and professional education and now rate as one of the best College in the country for further education provision.
Our campuses are located on the beautiful Fylde coast in Lancashire, an hour from the Lake District National Park and the exciting cities of Liverpool and Manchester. You can even visit the bright lights of London directly from here.
B&FC is ranked in the top 3% of further education colleges in England for five years running[1].

We offer great facilities, expert tutors and excellent relationships with local and national employers. Our degree programmes are awarded by Lancaster University, ranked among the UK's top 15 universities[2].
Our degree fees are competitive, and Blackpool offers inexpensive accommodation and lots of part-time work opportunities.
B&FC specialises in aerospace, engineering, energy, digital, health, project management and the visitor economy. Many international students study maritime operations at our Fleetwood Nautical Campus, widely recognised as one of the top nautical establishments in the country.

Why not be part of our success?

If you would like more information about courses you are eligible to apply for, please call 01253 504343.


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[1] National Achievement Rates Tables (NARTs) from the Department for Education and Education and Skills Funding Agency 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18
[2] The Complete University Guide League Tables 2021/22