The University of Central Lancashire warmly welcomes students from Malawi and has a strong ties to countries in Africa after working with them for over 20 years.

Not only this, but we currently have a large number of our students from a range of African countries, as well as UK students who are eager to study and work in Africa.

Entry Requirements

Please note the requirements below are indicative only

Malawi School Certificate of Education with 5 subjects at a minimum score of 6 (Credit)


Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) with grade C/D – Brighton class COHSC as A Levels.

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.

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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How to apply

We welcome applications from all international students. For information and forms for undergraduate and postgraduate applications, please visit our how to apply section for international students.

Contact us

For more information about our activities in Malawi, please contact:

Angeline Ward, Regional Manager

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