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Information for students from Nigeria

The University of Central Lancashire welcomes students joining us from Nigeria.

What students from your region say

5,500+
International students studying at our UK campuses (2020/21)
120+
We enrol students from more than 120 countries across the world.
295+
Nigerian students studying at our UK campuses (2020/21)
6+
The average direct flight time to Manchester Airport from Nigeria is 6 hours.

Contact our Nigeria team

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

Angeline Ward, Regional Manager
Email: amward1@uclan.ac.uk

Yewande Ayoade Adewale, International Officer West Africa
Email: YAAdewale@uclan.ac.uk
Telephone: +234 916 690 6030 

Entry Requirements

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Please note the requirements below are indicative only

West Africa Senior School Certificate or Senior School Certificate awarded by WAEC or NECO at 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

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

OR

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.

Accreditations

  • We’ve been awarded the maximum 5 QS Stars (Excellent) for internationalisation. We’re proud to be a truly international university, with a thriving staff and student community of 38,000+ people from over 100 countries. We encourage all our students to become ‘global citizens’ and our courses open doors to worldwide career opportunities. We offer a welcoming destination to all our international students, providing them with the support they need to succeed in their studies. Our 5 QS Stars also reflects the opportunities we provide to enable students to experience other cultures; the success of our overseas campus in Cyprus; and our 120+ international partnerships with universities based in China, Malaysia, the Far East and beyond.
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