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International Students

If you’re looking to study at a great university in the North West, the University of Central Lancashire is a great choice to start or continue your studies in the UK. We’re in the top 6% of worldwide universities according to the Centre for World University Rankings​ 2020-21 (CWUR)


Find your course

Along with a great range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, we also offer foundation courses for international students to help you meet the minimum academic and / or language entry requirements for a course. We offer foundation degrees and pre-sessional English Language programmes, and you can browse the different subject areas to find the right course for you.

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Ready to make an application?

We're here to help make the application process as smooth as possible - including ensuring you have everything you need, including visa advice and immigration information. 

How to apply

Why study with UCLan?

We are the perfect destination if you’re looking for a world-class education and an unforgettable student experience. We have risen 30 places in The Sunday Times Good University Guide2020, making us the second highest riser in the UK. This follows on from being the biggest riser in the Complete University Guide 2020, and The Guardian’s 2020 University Guide highlighting our improvement in career prospects.

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Need to improve your English?

ONCAMPUS offers high quality undergraduate and masters foundation courses on our UCLan campus. These courses are designed for international students who need to improve their academic and English language skills before joining their undergraduate/ postgraduate course at UCLan. An ONCAMPUS foundation course typically lasts from 9 to 12 months.

Undergraduate pathways are available in:

  • Business, Economics, Finance and Management
  • Engineering and Sciences
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Medicine

Find out more at ONCAMPUS

Contact us

If you would like to find out more about studying with us, you can contact us:

Telephone: +44 (0) 1772 895024

If you would like contact a specific member of our country or partner teams, please see the country or partnership page.

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International Applicants

You have submitted your application, and now are one step closer to starting university experience with us! Find out more about the next steps, and when we'll be in touch.

International Applicants

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