Our University is made up of 10 academic schools. Each school is supported by our professional services, who contribute to the effective running of the University.

Our schools

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    School of Arts and Media

    We offer an exhilarating environment for creative minds, with our innovative blend of courses guided by expert teaching staff who are passionate about helping you achieve your potential.

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    School of Business

    Our innovative and entrepreneurial School of Business aims to inspire and empower our students. We provide outstanding business and management courses informed by research and enterprise activity.

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    School of Engineering and Computing

    Our School of Engineering and Computing covers a diverse range of subjects at all levels of higher education. Our accredited courses, outstanding facilities and real-world research will prepare you for a successful career in the industry.

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    School of Health, Social Work and Sport

    Our School of Health, Social Work and Sport is the one of the largest providers of health, social care, sports education, and professional development in the North West.

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    School of Law and Policing

    The School of Law and Policing focuses on giving students real-world opportunities and constantly develop new teaching methods and pioneer new ways of working to develop professional graduates ready to start their career.

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    School of Medicine and Dentistry

    We offer innovative undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD courses in Medicine, Dentistry, Vision Sciences and Audiology.

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    School of Nursing and Midwifery

    Nursing and Midwifery are two of the most rewarding and worthwhile careers you could choose. We offer pre-registration programmes at BSc and MSc level, and you can choose from all four pathways into Nursing.

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    School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

    We aim to make a difference in the world of science and healthcare. Our well-qualified and accessible staff are committed to supporting students and providing the very best in modern, research-informed science education.

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    School of Psychology and Humanities

    Welcome to our School of Psychology and Humanities. We bring together a breadth of exciting courses that help you explore the world through different lenses. Whether you're interested in human behaviour or discovering diverse customs worldwide, there is something for everyone.

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    School of Veterinary Medicine

    Our brand-new School of Veterinary Medicine is the UK’s 11th Veterinary School, only the second in the North of England and the first in Lancashire.

Where next?

Explore our subjects

We have a broad range of subjects and courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. Whether you’re just starting your journey, or about to commence your research degree, we have something to suit everyone.

About us

The University of Central Lancashire is the international, multi-campus university tracing its roots back to 1828 and leading the way in modern learning today. Read about our history, mission and strategy, and view our academic calendar.

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