Blackpool and the Fylde College

Blackpool and the Fylde College is a further and higher education college in Lancashire. It offers a variety of full- and part-time degree courses awarded by Lancaster University.

UCAS Code: B41

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

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Student Services and Facilities

Careers advice

  • Specialist careers staff are available to help you make informed career decisions, improve your employability and prepare for the recruitment process.

Disability support

  • A huge range of support is available and an assessor will identify what help is right for you. Services include on-to-one support, in-class note-takers, communicator support workers, study mentors, assistance for mobility needs, access arrangements for examinations, computer equipment and software, ergonomic equipment and recording/organisational devices.

Students' Union

  • The Students’ Union is affiliated with the NUS and works in partnership with the college.
  • The SU represents students on a range of issues, including equality and diversity, education and social activities, clubs and societies.


  • A nautical college for fishermen was founded in Fleetwood in 1892. In 1987 it merged with the Blackpool and the Fylde College to become the current Blackpool and the Fylde College.
  • Today the college has 49 buildings located across the Fylde coast with major campuses at Bispham, Ansdell, Fleetwood and in central Blackpool.

Notable Alumni and Famous Faces

  • Sarah Myerscough (artist and sculptor).
  • Jodie Prenger (actress and singer).
  • John Simm (actor).
  • Craig Parkinson (actor).
  • Kate Ford (actress).


Blackpool and The Fylde College, Ashfield Road, Lancashire, FY2 0HB