Postgraduate study

Postgraduate Study and Research

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At the University of Central Lancashire, we have over 5,000 Postgraduate students and over 700 research students. Offering a high quality experience based on a culture of innovation, world-leading research and real-world practicality – find your postgraduate inspiration with our variety of courses. 

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Postgraduate Taught

Enhance and develop your knowledge and skills with one of our postgraduate taught programmes. Benefit from our highly qualified and dedicated academic staff in a friendly atmosphere.

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Postgraduate Research

Undertake in-depth study of your chosen subject area with our postgraduate research programmes, and learn transferable skills much sought after by employers. 

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Apply Now

Apply for one our courses using the Online Application System. For course specific applications, see our How To Apply page.

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Postgraduate Advice Event

Find out more details about our next Postgraduate Advice Event. Free drop-in sessions where staff will be available to speak to you.



To find out more about the range of postgraduate study options, order a prospectus today and enhance your career options. 

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Fees and Finance

If you’re thinking of studying a master’s degree, you could now be eligible for a loan from the Government.

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Professional Development

Our CPD courses are flexible with a range of study options, find out more about how our Centre for CPD could benefit your employees.

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As a postgraduate student, we have a range of suitable accommodation available. Take a look and talk to one of our advisors!

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Why UCLan

Find out why UCLan is a great place to study at postgraduate level, including career changes, our industry links and student support.

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Student Success

Discover more about our owned and leased halls of residence and our relationship with registered private landlords in Preston.

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Already Applied?

We've got you covered with everything you need to know with our Before You Arrive, First Few Weeks and Good To Know guides.