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It is a recognized international public university based in the city of Preston, Lancashire, it comprises six academic faculties that are supported by their professional services that contribute to the effective running of the University. It is one of the top public universities in Preston, the university believes in helping people to seize every opportunity to flourish in education, at work and for life. Through the combination of academic excellence and real-world teaching, the university inspire people to transform their lives by seizing opportunities and achieving things they never thought possible. Their graduates achieve outstanding results and are highly employable.


  • CITY: UCLan is located in Preston, one of the UK’s cheapest cities for students. It was also named the best place in the Northwest to live and work. It has a friendly atmosphere and a thriving community of over 30,000 students. Whether you’re looking for culture, shopping, a buzzing nightlife or beautiful green spaces, Preston has it all. There are lots of student jobs in this city in retail, healthcare, hospitality, customer service, cleaning, and warehouse. These roles are student friendly, accommodating the 20hr per week work limit.
  • TUITION: The average tuition for postgraduate international students is £14,000 with some discounts available and a convenient payment plan. This figure though is susceptible to changes depending on course of study and campus location. It is important to note that most specialised courses usually have a slightly higher tuition fee than most.
  • STANDARD OF LIVING: The average cost of a single room in this city is £500 per calendar month while the average cost of a 2-bedroom house or flat is £700 (this in turn is also dependant on whether it is furnished or unfurnished). With the current world change and rise in Inflation most areas have experienced an increase in price. For example, cost of housing, feeding and most basic amenities like electricity and gas prices have gone up.
  • BRIEF: UCLan was awarded Silver in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. The university has been awarded the maximum 5 QS stars for the quality of its teaching and is also ranked in the top 7% of universities worldwide in the ‘Global 2000 List’. UCLan benefit from the University’s close industry links with over 1,000 leading employers offering invaluable work experience opportunities.

University of Central Lancashire

    The minimum requirement is at least a Successful completion of a recognised foundation programme or year one at a Nigerian university, OND, ND, HND or Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) with Grade B profile PLUS WAEC or NECO certificate with a minimum of Grade C in English and Maths.
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