Information for students from Botswana

The University of Central Lancashire looks forward to welcoming students from Botswana to our UK campuses. For many years, we have welcomed DTEF and Fire Service sponsored students to the University. 

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We have a broad range of subjects and courses at various levels. Across our 4 campuses we have something to suit everyone. Learn more about your chosen subject and what we have to offer.

  • 5,500+

    International students studying at our UK campuses (2020/21)
  • 120+

    We enrol students from more than 120 countries across the world.
  • 50+

    Botswana students studying at our UK campuses (2019/20 and 2020/21))
  • 10+

    The average direct flight time to Manchester Airport from Botswana is 10 hours.

Contact our Botswana team

For more information on studying at the University of Central Lancashire, please contact:

Angeline Ward, Regional Manager

Leah Nanjala Lusweti, International Officer East and Southern Africa
Telephone: +254 740 230 645

Agents in your country

Entry Requirements

Please note the requirements below are indicative only

Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education with a minimum score of 6 or Grade C


Bachelor's degree Part 1 with average of 40%.

Our entry requirements will vary depending on the individual course and the year of entry and the below are indicative only. Any reference to typical entry qualification or grades stated on the website are provided as a guide only. There is no guarantee that applicants who have, or are predicted to achieve, grades equivalent to or exceeding typical entry qualifications or grade will be made an offer by the University of Central Lancashire.

Minimum English Language Requirements

Standard English language entry requirements - IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.


Botswana GCSE English grade A-C.

If your academic and/or English language qualifications are not sufficient to allow for direct entry to one of our undergraduate or postgraduate taught programmes, you may wish to consider one of our Undergraduate or Master Foundation Programmes, offered at the University of Central Lancashire by ONCampus. Successful completion of this programme can guarantee entry to a wide range of programmes with us.

Please see our further information and guidance on our English Language requirements.


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