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The University of Central Lancashire welcomes students from Syria to join the small yet growing community currently studying with us at our UK Campus.

We also host a four-week Summer Camp in our Sports Arena, bringing together refugee children from a variety of countries including Syria, Sudan and Afghanistan to learn together about tolerance, respect and friendship.

Entry Requirements


Please note the requirements below are indicative only

Students taking A Levels or IB should refer to course pages for entry points and use the UCAS tariff calculator.

Students studying USA or India qualifications should refer to the USA or India country page.

General Secondary Cert with successfully completed recognised UK foundation programme.

Associate Degree or 2 years of study at a Higher Technical Institute with “good” pass mark (60-69%).

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

If you would like further detailed information about the University of Central Lancashire activities in Syria, and any future visits to the country, please contact the country manager:

Jill Palmer, Regional Manager
Telephone: +44 (0) 1772 895034