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Bury College

Location: Market Street, Bury, BL9 0BG

Approximate number of Higher Education students: 300

Approximate number of Higher Education courses: 20


At Bury College University Centre, our caring and student focused environment offers you the best start in your higher education. If you want to gain a university qualification to progress in your chosen area, or to study for a career change, our wide range of courses delivered in partnership with the University of Bolton, Pearson Education, the University of Salford, the University of Cumbria and the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) offer excellent progression routes.

You will benefit from a personal approach and one-to-one feedback that allows you to achieve your full potential. Our enthusiastic tutors bring a breadth of industry experience to lectures to ensure you are well-prepared for your first step into your career

Bury College University Centre offers lower full and part-time tuition fees than most universities, as well as high quality courses which are designed, often in partnership with businesses, to provide you with the skills you need to secure your career. Many of our courses provide students with the opportunity to gain valuable real world experience through work placements.

You will also have access to our modern facilities including a new purpose built centre that includes a lecture room, seminar and meeting rooms and social learning area.

The Bury College University Centre campus is easily accessible by Metrolink, bus and car. The campus is ideally located in the town centre and less than eight miles from Manchester city centre, nine miles from the University of Salford and less than seven miles from the University of Bolton.

Type of courses offered

Bachelors degree
Foundation degree
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Postgraduate courses
Further Education Courses
Higher Level Apprenticeship

Subject areas offered at Higher Education level

Subjects allied to Medicine
Biological Sciences
Social studies
Business and Administrative studies
Creative Arts and Design


Course Enquiries

Telephone: 0161 280 8280

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