Study with us

The University of Central Lancashire is a great place to learn and grow.

Our courses are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need for a successful career. You'll be taught by academics who are experts in their field, including active researchers and industry leaders.

Studying at UCLan is an unforgettable student experience. We have a diverse student community, with lots going on around campus. We're also the most affordable university in the UK (The Times, 2023), so you can enjoy student life for less.

Undergraduate study

Study an undergraduate degree at the University of Central Lancashire. We have a range of courses to choose from, so you can find the right degree for you. You will benefit from our excellent facilities and outstanding support. We also offer courses with a foundation year and return to study programmes if you don't have the grades you need.

Undergraduate study

Postgraduate study

Our postgraduate degrees prepare you to take your next big step, whether that's further study or progression in your career. You can build on knowledge from your undergraduate degree or study something new - just check the entry requirements. We facilitate different ways to study to suit your needs. See what’s on offer and discover the funding available to you.

Postgraduate study

Degree Apprenticeships

Degree Apprenticeships allow you to learn and earn at the same time. You will study alongside your employment, allowing you to gain hands-on experience. This can enhance your career prospects. Your fees will also be paid by the government or your employer, so you don't have to worry about a student loan.

Degree Apprenticeships

Postgraduate research

Research is a fundamental part of what we do. It enables us to provide real-word solutions that have an impact on society. Join our researchers when you undertake a postgraduate research degree. You will explore your chosen subject at greater depth and contribute to the knowledge in that field.

Discover research opportunities

Professional development and short courses

Our continuing professional development (CPD) and short courses allow you to gain knowledge and skills in a range of specialist areas. These are a great way to demonstrate expert knowledge and enhance your CV. We have a wide choice of courses available to suit you.

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Study at a UK partner

We work with partner institutions to deliver learning near you. Choose from a range of courses, including full honours degrees. These will be taught by our partner and delivered to the same high standards. That means you can still study a quality degree in a way that's convenient and local to you.

UK partners

International students

We have a diverse student community and welcome international students from all over the world. There's a wide range of courses, subjects and campuses to choose from. Find all the information you need to study a degree in the UK.

International students

Get in touch

Order a prospectus

Need some further information? You can order your undergraduate prospectus, along with a copy of our international guide.

Ask a student

Need advice on course choices or which accommodation to choose when you study with us? Our friendly student ambassadors are ready to share their experiences. Simply register and start chatting to our current students.

Chat to a tutor

When you can't visit in person our postgraduate tutor virtual chat sessions are on hand to to help.