Moving on

Many of the courses run in our partner institutions provide opportunities either to complete your programme of study, or to study for a higher qualification with us here at the University of Central Lancashire.

What are the benefits?

  • Familiarity: Whether you continue your course with us, or at one of our partners, your awarding body and assessment marking regulations are the same. You will also likely be familiar with the teaching staff supporting your top-up course.​
  • Confidence: Students tell us they are more confident when they begin their studies at our Preston or Burnley Campus, because studying in a partner has prepared them for University life.​
  • Experience: If you choose to move on to our Preston Campus, you will be able to gain the full University experience, and will have the great facilities available at your fingertips.
  • Flexibility: In addition to full time study, most UCLan courses can also be studied on a part time basis. Balance your studies alongside your other responsibilities or commitments.

Around 400 students choose to move on to UCLan courses each year and you could become one of them!

How to apply

Please note: For certain courses there are direct offer routes available. If this is applicable you will receive notification from us.

A small number of courses require a UCAS application. In these rare cases, please visit the UCAS website.

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