University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Great Britain

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is located in the heart of Preston (2.5 hours from London). Student dormitories and academic buildings are within a 5-minute walk from each other.
UCLan was recognized as the best modern university in the region. It is also known for its safety and active student life. More than 30 thousand students, about 2 thousand foreign students are studying here now. University offers scholarships for the best students – a great way to get higher education in the UK cheaper.
Good infrastructure of the campus:

  • A large sports center, indoor swimming pool
  • Tennis courts, football fields
  • Playground for basketball and volleyball
  • A big library
  • Various cafes and restaurants
  • Medical center, laundry, etc.


1. Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Art School
  • Northern School of Design
  • School Education and Social Sciences
  • School of Journalism, Media and Communications
  • Lancashire Law School
  • School of Linguistics and International Studies

2. Department of Health and Social Care

  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Public Health and Clinical Sciences
  • School of Social Work

3. Faculty of Management

  • Lancashire Business School
  • School of Sport, Tourism and Recreation

4. The Department of Science and Technology

  • School of Architecture of the landscape and the environment
  • School of Computer, Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • School of judicial and investigative sciences
  • School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • School of Psychology

Conditions of admission

Undergraduate studies:

  • certificate of secondary school grades
  • Certificate in English (IELTS 6.0)
  • letters of recommendation from school teachers


  • bachelor’s degree with grades
  • letters of recommendation from professors of the university
  • Certificate in English (IELTS 6.5)
  • motivation letter
  • CV (resume)
  • Skype-interview (on request)

Tuition fee per year:
Foundation – 8950 GBP
Undergraduate study is from 10 950 GBP per year
Magistracy – from 11 450 GBP per year
MBA – 15,000 GBP
Student’s rest
Student’s Union “53 Degrees” is a favorite gathering place of students. Concerts, discos and a variety of exciting cultural actions take place here. Variety of restaurants and cafes open their doors hospitably for admirers of gourmet meals. Its own racing team is a proud of the University. The University has interest clubs, religious communities and sports clubs, issues student newspaper and carries out charitable activity.
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