Language Academy

Language Academy

Students from all over the world come to study at UCLan, with QS World University Rankings awarding the university the full five stars for its approach to ‘internationalisation’. UCLan has the state of the art facilities and world class teaching needed to help you fulfil your potential. In 2010 UCLan became the first modern university in the UK to be included in QS’s world rankings and is an exciting and enjoyable place to study.

The Language Academy was inspected by the British Council in October 2015. We are pleased to announce that we passed the inspection and were awarded 9 strengths. To read more, please click here. 


All of our language courses are relevant, informed and engaging, ensuring that students gain the necessary skills required to thrive in their futures studies and career. Our courses help students to reach their potential and leave as much improved individuals who are ready to take the next step in their lives.


Our teaching staff are all qualified in their specialised area and will provide students with the knowledge, skillset and support needed to achieve success on their chosen course. The transition to the UK and university life can be difficult at first, and our staff are always on-hand to help provide friendly support and guidance needed to make your UCLan experience as enjoyable as possible.


UCLan is an inspiring place to study, with a range of modern and well-resourced facilities.

The 24-hour library is one of the North West’s most impressive learning facilities and the Worldwise Centre is dedicated to promoting world languages and culture, with international media resources and the space to socialise.

The Students’ Union is on-hand to provide advice to students and has over a hundred societies to get involved with. Events and cultural festivals are hosted throughout the year.


Located in the heart of Lancashire, Preston is a lively and diverse student city with plenty of culture and events to keep you entertained outside of the classroom. Both Preston and UCLan are environmentally friendly, with the city being awarded Green Flag status and 92% of UCLan’s electricity coming from renewable energy sources.

If you’ve applied to be a student with us then download our pre-arrival pack.