Moving on from a partner institution


Are you currently studying at a partner institution? You may wish to come to UCLan to finish your programme of study or complete a higher qualification.

What are the benefits?

Around 400 students from partner institutions choose to move on to UCLan courses each year. You could become one of them.

  • Familiarity

    The awarding body and assessment regulations are the same at UCLan and our partner institutions. You might also know the staff on your top-up course.
  • Confidence

    You'll feel more confident studying at our Preston or Burnley Campus due to the preparation you get from your partner institution.
  • Experience

    If you choose to move on to our Preston Campus, you'll get the full university experience. You'll have great facilities available at your fingertips.
  • Flexibility

    You can study most UCLan courses part-time. This means you can balance your studies alongside your other responsibilities or commitments.

How to apply

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.

Moving on guide

If you're studying at a partner institution, you may wish to come to UCLan to complete your studies or gain a higher qualification. Our moving on guide will help you discover your options.

Find your course below then follow our moving on steps to apply.

Important information

This guide was correct at the time of publishing in September 2023. However, courses and routes can still change throughout the year.

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