Partner Institutions

Partner institutions

UCLan has links with 24 further education colleges and specialist training organisations who deliver a wide range of courses, allowing students to study locally for their higher education award. All our partners meet the University’s high quality standard and Quality Assurance Agency standards.

Find out more about our partners below:

University Campus Oldham

University Campus Oldham brings a broad range of higher education courses to Oldham and Greater Manchester. We develop highly skilled graduates who make their mark on the town and beyond.

Huddersfield New College

Huddersfield New College is an award winning, Ofsted Outstanding Sixth Form College. Our Sports department offers a wide range of facilities, including a purpose built Sports Lab and Sports Barn. We are proud to offer the Foundation Degree in Sports and Exercise Science. 

Blackburn College

Blackburn College has a long history of excellent education and training and as the largest provider of further education in East Lancashire.

Burnley College

Burnley College offers all of its University programmes in Partnership with UCLan. The highly successful relationship between Burnley College and UCLan has operated for over 20 years.

Carlisle College

Carlisle College provides higher education courses based on local market needs and with input from business – a combination that makes our graduates highly sought after by employers.

Grwp Llandrillo Menai

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai delivers courses to around 27,000 students, including over 1,000 higher education students, at its campuses across North Wales.

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai offers well-qualified and experienced staff, first class facilities, and all the support you need to build your skills for your future career.

UCLan works collaboratively with the Grŵp to offer degrees in Policing, which are taught at the state-of-the-art University Centre.

Furness College

Furness College provides a high quality educational experience and a wide choice of vocational routes into higher education.

Futureworks Training Ltd

Provides education and training in sound, music, film, TV, games, design & 3D animation.

Hugh Baird College

Hugh Baird College prides itself on offering a varied range of HE provision and makes productive use of its partnership with UCLan to provide higher education of excellent quality, evidenced in our outstanding QAA HER Report and TEF Gold status.

Kendal College

Small class sizes ensure that you receive high levels of support on your programme.

Lakes College West Cumbria

Lakes Colleges is the only college in the North West to offer the Foundation Degree in Nuclear Decommissioning.

Lancaster and Morecambe College

The College offers a friendly, flexible environment, with a relaxed atmosphere where students can enjoy their learning experience.

Myerscough College

Myerscough, recently became an Associate School of the University, bringing the historic partnership of over 20 years closer together. Through enhanced strategic collaboration, the Associate School capitalises on the complementary strengths within then institutions’ course portfolios and research specialisms, and enables students to access the facilities at both institutions.

Preston's College

Preston's College’s future commitment to encourage growth and continued success of quality higher education is a high priority.

Runshaw College

Situated in Chorley, the college success rates and student satisfaction levels are very high with many students going onto attain first class honours degrees.

Southport College

Southport College is established as a leading provider of education and skills throughout Merseyside and West Lancashire.


SSR offers creative learning; creating music, film and games professionals all over the world.

St Helens College

University Centre St Helens is founded on educational heritage, experience and tradition tracing back over 125 years. Based in the heart of the Northwest in St Helens town centre, University Centre St Helens is in an ideal location with strong transport links and just 20 – 30 minutes from both Liverpool and Manchester city centres.

St Mary's College

Based in Blackburn, St Mary's College dedicated team of staff are experienced in helping students progress to higher education and welcoming students back into education if they have had a break from study.

Stockport College

With more than 50 years’ experience delivering higher education, Stockport College continues to offer a unique student experience with exceptional support from highly qualified professionals who are dedicated to helping you reach your full potential.

VSM Europe Ltd

VSM offers a full agency service to the dental and pharmaceutical sectors.

West Lancashire College

West Lancashire College are a further education college offering a range of full and part-time courses.

Wigan and Leigh College

With 70 years of expertise delivering vocational higher education the University Centre Wigan and Leigh College is the first choice partner to secure your career success.

For careers and sector expertise in Business, Professional & Technology, Creative Arts & New Media, Engineering and Health & Social Care, Sport & Education.

Wirral Metropolitan College

Wirral Metropolitan College pride themselves on ensuring you receive the individual support necessary to complete your course successfully. You will find staff friendly and committed to helping you succeed.