To view the wide range of courses offered at University of Central Lancashire in Burnley, please use our course search below, which includes detailed course information and supporting pages with related content.

Foundation Entry

Not got the grades? If you do not meet the formal entry requirements specified, Foundation Entry offers an alternative route to study.

There’s lots of financial support to get you started – including a new travel bursary and a progression bursary, and you can also apply for a student loan, irrespective of age. We’ll help you gain study skills, and provide support for your wellbeing throughout your course. 

Degree Programmes

As an undergraduate student at the University of Central Lancashire in Burnley, you’ll benefit from the perfect mix of academic study and the opportunities that will set you up for a lifetime of success. Our postgraduate programmes offer a high quality experience based on a culture of innovation, world-leading research and real-world practicality – find your postgraduate inspiration with our variety of courses.

If you need any further help and advice contact our course enquiries team on +44 (0)1772 892400 or email:


Degree Apprenticeships

The University of Central Lancashire is a leading university for professional, degree apprenticeships – providing a new work-based route to degree level education. They allow people to enhance their employability skills and progress their career prospects, by combining academic study with practical work experience.

Medical Foundation Programme

This three-year course offers a foundation stage for the Medical Sciences degree, with the possibility of applying to progress to our Medicine (MBBS) programme*, integrated Masters in Physician Associate Studies or MPharm (Hons) programmes after the first year. International students will be taught during year 1 at our Westlakes Campus in Whitehaven and UK students will be taught at the UCLan Burnley Campus. Following year 1, all students will transfer to the Preston campus where tuition will continue on all programmes.

*The School of Medicine wishes to increase access to medical education and support the development and sustainability of regional workforce. In 2019, this course is open to international students and UK/EU students. Weighting will be given to UK Widening Participation students.

For more information on this course including how to apply, please see our specific course page.