Preston College

UK partner institution

Preston College University Centre offers a range of higher education programmes spanning technical courses, higher national certificates (HNCs), higher apprenticeships, professionally accredited courses, foundation degrees and full honours degrees.

With over 30 years of experience, we are proud to have been granted University Centre status by the Department of Education, in further recognition of our college-based higher skills offer.

Whether you are returning to education, looking to advance your career, or have a longer-term plan to further your educational journey, at Preston College you’ll find a supportive environment with flexible learning and funding options to help you achieve your aspirations.

We provide highly relevant accredited courses, shaped to the current job market across sectors in engineering, construction, health and social care, dance, teaching, and more.

Our courses are designed in collaboration with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), and together with our strong employer links, we pride ourselves on developing an ambitious curriculum embedded with our insights and specialist knowledge - providing the right skills for learners and industry alike.

In addition, as one of the founding members of the Lancashire and Cumbria Institute of Technology (L&CIOT), Preston College in is proud to offer a selection of courses, combining the experience of established education providers and the business community to address skills gaps, and anticipate future needs across the region.

At Preston College University Centre, you’ll benefit from flexible learning models including part-time and full-time study options, blended online and on-campus learning tailored to your needs, small class sizes offering personalised attention and support from your tutors, and access to dedicated industry-standard facilities from a counselling hub to a digital innovation lab.

With financial assistance also available, we aim to make achieving a higher education accessible to all, supporting enhanced social mobility within your community.


Preston College, St Vincent’s Road, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 8UR

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