University Centre Myerscough
University Centre Myerscough is one of the UK’s largest providers of land-based and sports education, offering degrees in more than 20 exciting subjects. It is amongst the top UK institutions in the sector for student satisfaction and an Associate School of the University of Central Lancashire.
Myerscough College recently became an Associate School of the University, bringing the historic partnership of over 20 years closer together. Myerscough is one of the UK’s largest land-based and sports colleges, amongst the top institutions in the UK for student satisfaction according to the 2014 National Student Survey and 2014 Guardian University Guide.
Just six miles north of UCLan’s Preston Campus you’ll find Myerscough College, one of UCLan’s partner institutions. Myerscough became an Associate School of the University in 2013 and offers you everything you need for a great education and outstanding career prospects.
In fact, Myerscough is one of the leading specialist institutions in the United Kingdom for land-based studies and industry-specific sports coaching degrees, and was voted in the top two land-based colleges in the country in the 2014 National Student Survey (NSS) Survey. Myerscough also came 3rd in the Guardian 2014 University Guide for land-based subjects
There’s a dedicated Higher Education centre and on-site student accommodation, with currently around 1000 Higher Education students enrolled on degree courses.
Set in 1500 acres of superb countryside the campus boasts a state-of-the-art Veterinary Nursing Centre, two commercial farms, an International Equestrian Centre, a golf course and indoor golf performance centre, Engineering and Motorsport workshops, award-winning gardens, the National Arboricultural Centre, Animal Academy, Rural Skills Centre, plus sports pitches and two indoor Sports Academies.
Notably, the College has helped launch the careers of many professionals such as Premier League footballers and coaches, agricultural nutritionists, conservation experts, equine analysts, Formula One motorsport technicians, commercial florists, PGA golfers and Head Groundsmen at a number of top sporting venues around the world.
But Myerscough isn’t all work and no play. You’re in easy reach of all the shopping and nightlife of nearby Preston, Lancaster and Blackpool, plus, miles of lush unspoilt countryside offering mountain- biking and outdoor sports opportunities galore.