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Reasons for B&FC - Degrees

Engaging courses, expert tuition, rewarding industry placements, exceptional facilities - at B&FC we have it all.

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Why B&FC?

With all the benefits of a degree from a Top 20 university and all the advantages which come from a more intimate academic setting, B&FC is a great place to study at degree level.

Small class sizes, a dynamic curriculum, expert industry-relevant tuition, plenty of one-to-one support and relatively low living costs are just a few of the reasons being a student here adds up to a fantastic educational experience.

Here are just a few of the reasons we believe you should make B&FC your number one choice.

  • 85% of B&FC graduates are in work or further study within 15 months of graduation[1]

  • 38% of B&FC graduates in highly skilled employment earn £33,000 or more[1]

  • Degrees awarded by Lancaster University, a UK top 15 university[2]


Nothing to pay upfront[3], a tuition fee loan to cover the full cost of your fees, a maintenance loan of up to £9,706[4] and no repayments until you're earning at least £25,000 per year[5].

Up to £500 Advantage Bursary[6].

Up to £1,000 per year Access Scholarship for Care Leavers or Young Carers[6].

FREE tuition for up to five new students from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds with our Opportunity Scholarship[6].

Government funding you don't need to pay back[6].

Council Tax waiver of 25% discount.

FREE breakfast plus low-cost gym and hair / beauty treatments.

Please visit Financial Support for Degrees for more information.

Flexible timetabling

Attendance from just 1 day per week

Delivered onsite and online by our blended learning experts

Relevant experience considered as well as formal qualifications

Full and part-time study options

Work-based higher and degree apprenticeships


Input from over 1,800 employers to support your career ambitions

Work-based learning and industry placements

Industry specialist expert tutors

Multi-million pound industry-standard facilities

FREE careers advice and access to top UK employers / resources

  • Tuition fee loan from the government with nothing to pay upfront

  • Non-repayable £500 Advantage Bursary

  • Parents' Learning Allowance up to £1,915 per year for full-time students with children


Support for your course

Help to fund your course and optimise your learning experience.

Support for your future

Help with your circumstances and dreaming big.

All the support you need

Smaller classes (average 15-20 students)

Personalised support plan for every learner

1-2-1 support from dedicated learning mentors

Help with developing study and digital skills

Specialist learning support

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

Student Life - The right balance

Warm, welcoming community

New challenges, skills and friendships

Personal development opportunities through DegreePlus

Students' Union, clubs and societies

Wellbeing support (including confidential counselling)

More on Student Life

[1] HESA Graduate Outcomes survey respondents 2020/21
[2] The Complete University Guide League Tables 2022
[3] Eligibillity applies
[4] Based on studying outside London, not living with parents and being in receipt of benefits
[5] Applies to English and Welsh students only - see full Terms and Conditions
[6] Eligibility applies - see Financial Support for Degrees for more details


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