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The University of Central Lancashire welcomes students from Nigeria.

Did you know that in 2014, the University welcomed a Nigerian Monarch, Royal Majesty EZE Dr Joboson Anyabeledike Utchay JP, whose son was studying at our campus?

Entry Requirements


Please note the requirements below are indicative only

WAEC or NECO Grade C profile.

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


West African School Certificate English grade C6 (equates to WASSCE C6) or NECO English grade C6.


Standard English language entry requirements – IELTS 6 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 on studying at the University of Central Lancashire, please contact:

Angeline Ward, Regional Manager

Motunrayo Giwa, International Officer
Telephone: +234 909 999 6128