Why choose Fleetwood Nautical Campus?


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  • Providing high quality maritime training to industry for over 130 years
  • Industry standard, dedicated campus for Maritime Studies - all on one site
  • Commendations from The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)
  • Degrees awarded by Lancaster University – ranked in the UK’s top ten institutions*
  • One of just seven general further education colleges to be granted Foundation Degree Awarding powers in March 2019
  • Full degree awarding powers were granted to B&FC in 2022
  • Founder and continuing member of the Women in Maritime Charter
  • Highly qualified, expert tutors with lots of industry experience
  • Higher than the national average results in exams**
  • An exceptionally high graduate to employment rate
  • Embedded professional development, including an exciting programme of adventure-based training
  • A richly diverse student body
  • Lots of individual support
  • Excellent purpose-built facilities, including a state of the art marine engineering centre
  • New outdoor multi use games area, full Sky TV package, table tennis, pool table, dart board, table football
  • On site halls of residence - no commuting
  • Plenty of reasonably priced local accommodation
  • On site refectory and Starbucks Coffee
  • Free on campus parking

* The Complete University Guide League Tables 2024 

** e.g. Officer of the Watch 2022 and Chief Mates March 2023

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