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Why choose us?

Whoever you are and whatever you want from life, this is a place where you can make your goals happen. Take your opportunity with a degree from the University of Central Lancashire and find out more about why you belong with us.

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Why study with us



  • We’ve been awarded the maximum 5 QS Stars (Excellent) for employability. We combine academic excellence with real-world teaching to give our students the skills and experience that today’s top employers are looking for. That’s why our talented graduates are in such high demand across the world. Our 5 Star rating also reflects the outstanding careers support we offer to help students land their dream job or even start their own business.

Discover our campuses

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    Preston Campus

    Our Preston Campus is right at the heart of the city, just minutes away from its vibrant shopping centre, attractions and nightlife. It’s home to a thriving international community of over 38,000 students and staff.

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    Burnley Campus

    As a student at our Burnley Campus you’ll get a fantastic learning experience together with incredible opportunities socialise and explore Lancashire.

  • Students sat outdoors enjoying Westlakes Campus

    Westlakes Campus

    If you’re looking for a refreshing change of lifestyle and access to the great outdoors, you’ll love studying at our Westlakes Campus in Cumbria.