Admissions: higher education

Welcome to B&FC. We're delighted you're considering a degree-level course with us.

Here's all the information you need to know about studying with B&FC.

If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.



 Frequently asked questions

Can I apply to start in Year 2?

Evidence of prior study must be provided so we can check if you have covered sufficient academic material equivalent to the content of Year 1 of the Lancaster University degree. A conversation may also be required with the curriculum

Can I apply to the Top Up?

We can only accept applications from those that have completed a Lancaster University validated foundation degree with Blackpool and The Fylde College

When should I apply for funding?

The deadline for applications to student finance is 22 May for new students and 19 June for returning students although we do advise you make your application as soon as possible

When are timetables available?

We aim to have this information available by the summer term

Who confirms my place with the Student Loans Company?

B&FC will do this for you following your enrolment and attendance at your first session

What are B&FC’s UCAS Codes when making a UCAS application?

Our Institution Code is B41 and the UCAS Course Code (4 digits) can be found on the course page on the website. Campus Code is either U for University Centre or blank if Bispham

Will I be entitled to any financial support whilst studying?

There are a number of financial incentives that may be accessible to you and information on these can be found in the Fees and Funding section

What are UCAS Tariff points?

The UCAS Tariff is used to allocate points to level 3 qualifications eg. A levels, National Diplomas etc. Universities and colleges use it when making offers to applicants

How long can I defer my place?

You can delay your entry to higher education by one year providing you have met all the entry requirements by 31 August

Do I need to attend an interview?

Yes. All applicants to Blackpool School of Arts will be invited to attend an audition/workshop to progress their application. Applicants to all other courses will be invited to attend an Information, Advice and Guidance session with the curriculum.

Can I change the course I’ve applied for?

Yes, you can do this at any time prior to enrolment, provided you meet the entry requirements, even if you've accepted your offer.

Contact us

Our admissions team is here to help with any questions you might have about becoming a B&FC degree-level student.

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