Study Here

Study Here

When you come to study with us at UCLan Burnley you’ll benefit from getting to work on a stunning modern campus with bright, spacious buildings set in the breath-taking surrounds of Pennine Lancashire. Our campus is equipped with cutting-edge facilities to support the first-class teaching and learning you will experience here.


New accommodation under construction

CGI of new Burnley accommodation

New accommodation under construction

CGI of new Burnley accommodation

The Student Accommodation Service will assist and support students studying at the Burnley Campus to find suitable accommodation.

We operate a registration scheme for private landlords who offer good quality student housing in Burnley.

Average rent including utility bills (gas, water, electricity and Wi-Fi) is £85.00 to £145.00 per room per week, typically on a 44 week contract.

A new of hall of residence is currently under construction and is expected to be ready for September 2020, find out more.

We have a dedicated Accommodation Officer, Carly Hall, who is based at Burnley Campus who will help and advise students who are going to study here.

Email:     Telephone: 01772 896033

Living room



Living area

Foundation Entry

Not got the grades? If you do not meet the formal entry requirements specified, Foundation Entry offers an alternative route to study.

There’s lots of financial support to get you started – including a new travel bursary and a progression bursary, and you can also apply for a student loan, irrespective of age. We’ll help you gain study skills, and provide support for your wellbeing throughout your course.

Find out more about the Foundation Entry route

How to Apply

Find out how to apply for a course starting in September 2018.  We offer an exciting range of degrees from Foundation Entry to Postgraduate Masters and Research. If you've not got the grades, Foundation Entry offers an alternative route to study for your chosen degree. Now that you’ve found your perfect course, it’s time to get your application in.

Undergraduate Applications

Postgraduate applications

Degree Apprenticeship

The University of Central Lancashire is a leading university for professional, degree apprenticeships – providing a new work-based route to degree level education. They allow people to enhance their employability skills and progress their career prospects, by combining academic study with practical work experience.

For more information including how to apply, please see our dedicated degree apprenticeships webpage.

Student Support

The <i> can help you with various aspects of student life such as letter requests, financial support, Council tax exemption certificates, bursary and tuition fee information and support and wellbeing information.

A Senior Wellbeing Officer is available to complete a wellbeing assessment and can make referral to external services who might be able to help you. There is also an allocated Inclusion Advisor located at Burnley Campus (01282 475500).

Academic support and guidance with study skills is provided by WISER to help you with any concerns you may have about your academic work.

Accommodation - Please contact us for advice on finding suitable accommodation in Burnley.

The Student Support webpages give further information on the support available at Burnley. (this will open in a new window)

Parents and Carers

With increased tuition fees and so many choices, it’s more important than ever for prospective students to make informed decisions about higher education.

As a parent, you’re likely to be one of the most important and trusted sources of information and advice to your son or daughter along the way. We hope that these pages give you the information you need to guide and support your child through the decision-making and application process.

You can download a printable parents guide here on our dedicated parents page. (this will open in a new window)

Visit Us

If you’re thinking about studying at The University of Central Lancashire in Burnley, or are simply considering higher education, visit us and take the opportunity to get a feel for University life and the town of Burnley.