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The University of Central Lancashire welcomes students from South Africa, and have a small number of South Africans currently studying with us at our UK campuses.

Entry Requirements


Please note the requirements below are indicative only

Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement) with minimum grades CCCCC or National Senior Certificate with minimum grades 55555 or (50 – 59%).

Independent Examining Board (IEB) from private schools with grades C.

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 Grade 5 in the NSC or Grade C in the Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement) taken within the last 10 years 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

Kerry Potter, International Officer

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