The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading modern university with thriving campuses in Preston, Burnley, Westlakes (Cumbria), and Cyprus.
Founded in 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge, UCLan now has a staff and student community approaching 38,000 and an employment-focused course portfolio containing over 350 undergraduate programs and nearly 250 postgraduate courses.
Internationally the University now enrolls students from more than 100 countries and has partnerships with 125 institutions from across the globe.
The University has an established research reputation with world-leading or internationally excellent work taking place within the areas of Business, Health, Humanities, and Science. UCLan is also ranked in the top 6.5 percent of universities worldwide in the 2020-21 Centre for World University Rankings, as well as holding the maximum 5 QS stars for the quality of its teaching.
With a strong focus on continually improving the student experience, UCLan is currently undertaking a £200 million project to redevelop its Preston Campus. The vision is to create an attractive and inviting, world-class environment helping to create jobs, kick-start regeneration, and attract inward investment into the city and North West region.
UCLan has partnered with ONCampus, which delivers quality academic, creative, and English Language programs and prepares students to progress onto the leading universities across the world. ONCampus UCLan offers Undergraduate Foundation Programme (UFP), Medicine Undergraduate Foundation Programme (MUFP), and Master’s Foundation Programme (MFP). UFP gives guaranteed progression (subject to fulfillment of specified criteria) to Year-1 of a wide range of undergraduate degrees. MUFP allows applying to Year-1 of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and the MFP gives the guaranteed progression (subject to fulfillment of specified criteria) to many master’s degrees.
95.5% of our graduates are in employment or further studies within 6 months of graduating
Up to £5000 per year available to bachelor and master students
35000 students across the whole university