Postgraduate study

Postgraduate Study and Research

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If you're thinking of taking the next step into postgraduate study, here at The University of Central Lancashire we offer a high quality experience based on a culture of innovation, world-leading research and real world practicality. 

The University has over 20,000 students from over 120 countries, over 5,000 postgraduate students and over 700 research students. Alongside being a friendly, welcoming University, ranked highly for student support, we are also ranked no. 3 entrepreneurial university in the United Kingdom.

Perhaps you've been thinking of changing career paths, entry requirements for some of our postgraduate programmes are an undergraduate degree in any subject, allowing you to change course to a postgraduate qualification in a different field. Such programmes are available, for example, in law, business, HR, marketing, social work and tourism - 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.



Looking for a university place but don’t want to wait until September? We have a range of courses starting throughout the year.

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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. 



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

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Already Applied?

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