Study Overseas in the UK

Study Overseas in the UK


UCLan’s Study Overseas programme allows international students to experience life and study in a UK university. 

Learn English at a modern university situated in the heart of North West England. Preston is a vibrant, cultural and friendly city and there are around 2,000 international students studying at UCLan. This makes the city a lively, diverse and contemporary place to study.

Immerse yourself in University life on a 12 or 30 week English programme taught by specialist academic staff.

On the programme students will:

  • Develop their academic language skills
  • Develop awareness of UK academic culture and practices
  • Learn about UK society and culture
  • Develop their knowledge of their discipline*

*subject to availability and participants’ language level

 "The best thing about the course is the atmosphere - the teachers have great attitudes. There are also volunteer teachers who are students from the TESOL degree and they are nice!"

"Students from Qingdao and Taizhou University 

  • Class Hours: 17+ hours per week
  • Assessment: A combination of coursework and final test
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Course Duration: 12 or 30 weeks
  • Language Requirements: B2 (UCLan will provide a free test for all applicants)
  • Fees**: £4200 (12 weeks), £9,500 (30 weeks)
  • **Fees correct at time of publishing (April 2019)

Top 5 Reasons for studying overseas in the UK

  1. Expand horizons and increase knowledge
  2. Improve foreign language skills
  3. Increase independence
  4. International study and cultural exchange
  5. Prepare for longer-term study abroad 

How to apply

Complete our Application form and return via email to