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Holy Cross College

Location: Manchester Road, Bury, BL9 9BB

Approximate number of Higher Education students: 600

Approximate number of Higher Education courses: 12


When Holy Cross expanded into higher education, it’s vision was to become a centre of excellence providing locally based education for undergraduates.

In partnership with Liverpool Hope, Edge Hill, Salford and Newman universities, student numbers at Holy Cross University Centre have swelled from around 50 to over 600, becoming a phenomenal local success story.
We offer BA & BSc (Honours) degrees, Foundation degrees and MA level study. Our range of courses and our partnership with the universities continue to develop in a forward looking, dynamic way, so this is an exciting time to join us.
Why don’t you become part of our growing community of university students within a friendly local environment offering excellent teaching, IT and library facilities?

Type of courses offered

Bachelors degree
Foundation degree
Postgraduate courses

Subject areas offered at Higher Education level

Historical and Philosophical studies
Combined studies
European Languages, Literature and related subjects (English- (Literature))


Course Enquiries

Telephone: 0161 762 4513

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