The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has a long history of welcoming international students to its campus at Preston. We are currently home to over 2000 international students and this year we have welcomed 15 students from Portugal.

If you would like to interact with a current or former student of the University, UCLan has regular postings on Facebook and Twitter.

Contact Us

If you would like further detailed information about UCLan activities in Portugal, please contact the country manager:

Jackie Maudsley
Telephone: +44 1772 894196

Entry Requirements

EFL Requirements: Read more

Foundation: For entry to foundation courses, you would need the Ensino Secundario minimum 10/20.

Undergraduate: For entry to undergraduate courses, you would need the Ensino Secundario minimum 15/20.

Postgraduate: For entry to postgraduate courses you would need the Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados or Licienciado with minimum 14/20.

Advanced entry to top-up years in certain subjects may be possible if you hold a recognised Diploma or have studied the first two years of a university course in Portugal. Please contact us for further information.

If you do not meet our standard entry criteria, you may wish to consider FoundationCampus.

How to Apply

We welcome applications from all international students. For information and forms for undergraduate and postgraduate applications, please visit our ‘How to apply’ section for international students.



GRP Consulting, Lda

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TAKE OFF | GRP Consulting
Galerias S. Gonçalo | Rua S. Gonçalo, nº 2 Loja 2
4430-226 Vila Nova Gaia, Portugal
Telefone: 91 806 73 33
Email :
Contact : Ana Santos, Head of International Consulting

Other Contacts

British Council
The British Council main office is in Lisbon:
Rua Luís Fernandes,
1 - 3 1249-062
Email: lisbon.enquiries@pt.britishcouncil.or

There are also enquiry centres in Miraflores and Parede and offices in Coimbra and Porto.