There's still time to visit the University of Central Lancashire - you can go on one of our campus tours, register for our Campus Tours Extra, or visit one of our Open Days - our next Open Day is Saturday 24 March. You will have the opportunity to have a look around our city-centre campus, discover Preston and take a tour of our specialist teaching facilities. With Campus Tours Extra, you can also make an appointment to talk to tutors about the subjects you're interested in. And if you can't visit us here in Preston, why not explore our new UCLan Virtual Experience and discover why life can be more rewarding with a degree from the University of Central Lancashire.
If you want to graduate work-ready, then you need your dream degree from the University of Central Lancashire. That's what our graduates did and now they're ready for the world of work, having benefitted from real work experience, close industry links and skills-related modules to enhance their degrees and lead to a rewarding career. Read how our recent alumni turned their dream degree into a rewarding career.
When asked for any final words of wisdom, Rosie says: “Take your time thinking about what you would like to study, but that doesn’t mean that what you study at university will be directly related to doing what you love in your career.
Becoming a doctor and a clinical psychologist was always Leila’s dream and UCLan’s BPS-accredited course, with on-the-job experience and help and guidance from our academics, helped her to achieve it.
Graduating in 2006, John Bridge studied part-time on the BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology course and now works as a chartered architect. John graduated from the course with a first, also winning an international design competition.
Combining her love for the industry and her passion for sports, in particular football, Caroline chose to study Sports Journalism at UCLan to become the first official journalist for Manchester City’s women’s team.
From studying Sports Coaching and taking advantage of work experience, Aaron’s career has gone from strength to strength where he now leads the Academy Performance Analyst Department for Manchester City FC.
Determined Aimee, who is now the Principal of the Pauline Quirke Academy in Preston, not only owns her own business but inspires young people with her knowledge of drama and performing arts on a daily basis.
When she was choosing to study marketing at university, Carly Tait was keen that the campus had a friendly, community feel and so for her the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) was the obvious choice.
Choosing a university is a big decision, so check out our top reasons to choose the University of Central Lancashire. From our safe and compact campus to our close industry links, we're here to give you an unforgettable student experience and the skills you need to shine in your chosen career. Discover more great reasons to choose UCLan via our main site.
As well as being ranked in the top 3.3% of more than 25,000 degree-granting institutions across the world by the Centre for World University Rankings 2017 (CWUR), UCLan was the UK's first modern university to get into the QS World rankings, when we were awarded the maximum 5 stars for the quality of our teaching.
Our £200m Campus Masterplan will blend our already fantastic facilities with public green spaces and new buildings, including a £30m-plus state-of-the-art Engineering Innovation Centre opening in 2018, along with a new public square drawing together the University and the City, whilst improving access for pedestrians.
The most recent Guardian league table has ranked eight of our subject areas in the Top 20 nationally, and we’ve risen 20 places overall, as well as being ranked 5th in the north west. In addition, we have four subjects which rank first with 100% satisfaction in the latest National Student Satisfaction (NSS) survey.
If you’re looking for the university experience, but worried that you’ve not got the qualifications, our integrated Foundation Entry degrees offer you the chance to spend an extra year with us, instead of a year at school or college, giving you the university experience from the outset. Most of our Foundation Entry degrees offer some flexibility within the subject area at the end of the first year, so that you have time to consider your specific pathway. You can apply for our Foundation Entry degrees through UCAS.
Our students tell us that it's the friendliness of our campus and people that make UCLan a great place to study and live. We might be a small city but we've got a big personality and we'll soon become your home from home. With hundreds of unis to choose from, how do you know which one to add to the top of your list? Check out the recent feedback from our students.
The University of Central Lancashire's global reputation has been boosted as we are ranked in the top 3.3% of all worldwide universities - Centre for World University Rankings 2017 (CWUR)
You’ve chosen your perfect course, so you’re ready to apply for university. You can apply through UCAS until 30 June - visit UCAS and click on Apply, then register through UCAS Undergraduate: Apply and Track. The University of Central Lancashire’s institution code is CLANC C30. The UCAS website provides helpful hints and videos along the way to help you with your application. And if you need help writing your personal statement, check out our top tips, or give us a call and we’ll give you all the help and advice you need.
UCAS Deadline: 30 June 2018
APPLY NOW AND DISCOVER WHY LIFE’S MORE REWARDING WITH A DEGREE FROM UCLAN