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University of Central Lancashire_Campus

Location: Fylde Rd, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE, United Kingdom

Country: United Kingdom

Near by Big City: Preston

About University: UCLan is one of the country's largest universities, with 35,000 students. In 2010, it became the first modern university to appear in the QS World University Rankings, and continues to do so. Uclan has invested heavily in its research activity, and in the latest research assessment, 59% of the research submitted by the university was recognised as being world-leading or of international standing.

UCLan is consistently in the UK's top three for the number of graduate start-ups. Latest statistics show that 77% are still trading after two years.

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All courses have an employability strand, and there are some interesting ones to choose from: how about the UK's first BSc (Hons) in airport security management, which has been developed in conjunction with the police and the aviation industry?

Bursaries: UCLan will offer financial benefits of £2,000 for students with a household income of less than £20,000 and £1,000 to students with household income of between £20,000 and £25,000. To be eligible, students must be paying the £9,000 tuition fee.

A range of sports scholarships are also available: gold (£2,000 per year), silver (£1,500 per year), and bronze (£1,000 per year). The awards are initially for one year only and then reviewed at the end of each academic year subject to performance criteria being maintained. These are among 23 bursaries which are offered to undergraduate, postgraduate and international students.

Accommodation: Weekly costs are £79.03 to £83.02 for a non en-suite room and £97.37 to £99.54 for an en-suite room in university owned and leased halls of residence.

Ranking: 67

Admission Requirement*:

UG: Grade average of 50% can be considered for International Year One courses

PG: Postgraduate applicants are required to achieve a minimum 65%

IELTS Requirements:

UG: Undergraduate applicants are required to achieve a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

PG: Postgraduate applicants are required to achieve a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees Range: Full-time UG & PG Fees 11,450 GBP to 15,500 GBP.

*Conditions apply.