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University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)

 

About UCLan?

 

Top modern university in the North West

 

Award-winning support for 'highly satisfied' students

 

Value for money and an ideal location

 

UCLan was rated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in 11 subject areas by RAE 2008

 

A huge portfolio of over 600 degrees to choose from.

 

UCLan is internationally recognised for excellence in::

 

Business, Economics, Finance and Management: 

5th in the UK for graduate business entrepreneurs (No.1 university in the North West)
22 out of a maximum of 24 points for teaching (QAA).
A wide range of professionally accredited degrees. Accreditations include:
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - BA (Hons) Accounting and BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Studies offer the opportunity to gain the maximum number of exemptions from the ACCA.

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) - UCLan is an accredited centre of excellence and offers the new flagship top-level Chartered Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing programme.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) – 2-year Postgraduate Diploma in Personnel Management and Development also leads to the Associateship or Graduateship of the CIPD.

Top three university in the UK to study hospitality, leisure, sport, recreation and tourism-related courses (The Times Good University Guide).

Students have work-experience opportunities with world-famous organisations such as Disney, Marriott, Radisson SAA and other large chain hotels and resorts in Europe, the USA, China, Singapore and Africa.

The Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) is one of UCLan’s research institutes in this field and demonstrates their commitment and strengths in this area.

 

Law, Humanities & Social Sciences
No. 1 in the UK for journalism research (RAE 2008).
2nd in the UK for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2008).
Programmes accredited or approved by leading industry bodies including National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC), the Periodicals Training Council (PTC) and the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), and industry links with the BBC and ITV.

Award-winning – UCLan graduates picked up four awards at the prestigious Sony Awards, and one international student studying MA International Journalism at UCLan was awarded a prestigious Reuters International Financial News Internship. A former student turned film director has been nominated for an Oscar Academy Award in the 2013 live-action short films category.
The latest National Student Survey (NSS) results show 94% of law students said that overall they were satisfied with their course.

Art, Design and Media

UCLan’s £45 million state-of-the-art Media Factory provides facilities to give students a real-life industry experience.
UCLan has long been recognised by the fashion industry as a premier provider of fashion education. The institute’s reputation further enhances the profile of graduates of UCLan, one of the largest and most progressive universities in the UK.
A dedicated business incubation centre provides Art & Design students with an excellent opportunity to start their own business.
A strong focus on preparing students for a successful career.
Many lecturers still engaged in commercial practice.
Strong links with leading companies and industry figures – students are encouraged to exploit these links and undertake work experience.
A strong tradition of student success nationally and internationally. Prizes include: the Nationwide Mercury Prize Art Competition and Graduate Fashion Week.

Life Sciences

UCLan is involved in strong collaboration with the National Health Service (NHS) and has strong links to the Society of Sports Therapists and the Health Professions Council (HPC).
The School of Medicine and Dentistry offers purpose-built facilities among the most modern and high-tech in Europe.
Centre of Excellence and one of the UK’s regional Physiotherapy hubs for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).
Movement Analysis Laboratory is equipped to conduct: advanced motion analysis, force measurement, pressure measurement, muscle and strength assessment, and thermal imagery.
International students can complete their clinical placements on the programme alongside UK/EU students (additional supplementary fees applicable).
In the latest National Student Survey (NSS) 100% of forensic science students said that overall they were satisfied with their course.
Top three university in the UK at which to study sport, recreation, hospitality, leisure and tourism-related courses (The Times Good University Guide).
Centre for Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences (CASES) is rated No. 1 in the UK for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2008); links with the School of Psychology.
Sponsorship of Delhi Conference for Commonwealth Games and links with organisations such as the FA, the Football League, the International Football Institute, and the International Institute for Golf Education.
‘Five star rated sports facilities’ including a new £17 million sporting complex offering Olympic-quality training areas.

About the Foundation Campus and Pathway to Education

Why study at Foundation Campus

The International foundation campus offers international students, on-campus degree preparation for undergraduate and, postgraduate courses and is part of the university. The preparatory courses will provide, you with the necessary academic skills and English language, tutoring to undertake a degree at the University of Sussex.

Qualifications around the world do not always match with UK qualifications and quite often to gain entry into a top rated university, students need to follow a pathway.

 

There are several stages to a pathway.

An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's Degree. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.

 

International Foundation Programme (IFP) or Stage1 - A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language.

 

International Diploma  Programme (IDP) - Stage 2 (International Year One)  - Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for drirect entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.

 

Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP) or Pre Masters -  is a 3 month, 6 month or 9 month programme for students who have a 1st degree, but whose degrees are not equivalent to a UK degree and who are lacking in English language proficiency. The additional learning is required in order to follow onto a master degree. The offer is made with a conditional of progression upon successful completion. Successful completion leads to the master degree which in the UK is normally 9 months.

 

English Language - A pressional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the mnimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the cae of English Language entry.

Pathway Programmes

 

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

(9 Month Programme)

 

Medicine

Business, Economics, Finance and Management
Computing, Engineering and Sciences
Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
Life Sciences

 

International Diploma Programme (IDP) 

(Hons Yr 1 - 9 month programme)

 

Not Available

 

Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP)

(3 Month, 6 month and Months)

 

Business, Economics, Finance and Management
Computing, Engineering and Sciences
Law, Humanities and Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Progression Degrees

For a full list of progression degrees and grades,

 

The Following progression degrees are available:

Undergraduate

Art, Design and Media:BA (Hons) Acting, BA (Hons) Advertising, BA (Hons) Animation, BA (Hons) Contemporary Theatre and Performance, BA (Hons) Dance, Performance and Teaching, BA (Hons) Fashion (4 yr sandwich), BA (Hons) Fashion Brand Management, BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion (4 yr sandwich), BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion with Styling, BA (Hons) Fine Art, BA (Hons) Games Design, BA (Hons) Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Illustration, BA (Hons) Interior Design, BA (Hons) Music Practice, BA (Hons) Music Production, BA (Hons) Music Theatre, BA (Hons) Photography, BA (Hons) Product Design, BA (Hons) Textiles

Business, Economics, Finance and Management: BA (Hons) Accounting, BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management, BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Studies, BA (Hons) Business Administration, BA (Hons) Business and Management, BA (Hons) Business and Marketing, BA (Hons) Business Studies, BA (Hons) Economics, BA (Hons) Event Management, BA (Hons) International Business, BA (Hons) International Business and Management, BA (Hons) International Business Communication, BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management, BA (Hons) International Tourism Management, BA (Hons) Marketing Management, BA (Hons) Retail Management, BSc (Hons) Sports Business Management

Computing, Engineering and Sciences:BEng (Hons) Building Services and Sustainable Engineering, BEng (Hons) Computer Aided Engineering, BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering, BEng (Hons) Fire Engineering, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, BEng (Hons) Robotics Engineering, BEng Energy Engineering, BSc (Hons) Architecture, BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development, BSc (Hons) Computer Network Technology, BSc (Hons) Computing, BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management, BSc (Hons) Enviromental Management, BSc (Hons) Facilities Management, BSc (Hons) Fire and Leadership Studies, BSc (Hons) Fire Safety and Risk Management, BSc (Hons) Forensic Computing, BSc (Hons) Mathematics, BSc (Hons) Motor Sport Engineering, BSc (Hons) Software Engineering, BSc (Hons)/MPhys Astrophysics, BSc (Hons)/MPhys Physics

Law, Humanities and Social Sciences:BA (Hons) Asia Pacific Studies, BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice, BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology, BA (Hons) Education and History, BA (Hons) Education and Psychology, BA (Hons) Education and Sociology, BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, BA (Hons) English Literature, BA (Hons) Geography (Human Geography), BA (Hons) History, BA (Hons) History and Politics, BA (Hons) International Journalism, BA (Hons) Journalism, BA (Hons) Modern Languages, BA (Hons) Philosophy and Politics, BA (Hons) Philosophy and Religion, Culture and Society, BA (Hons) Religion, Culture and Society, BA (Hons) Sociology, BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology, BA (Hons) Sports Journalism, BA (Hons) Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Modern Languages, BSc (Hons) Geography (Physical Geography), LLB (Hons) Law, LLB (Hons) Law with Business, LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

Life Sciences:BA (Hons) Sports Coaching, BA (Hons) Sports Development, BA (Hons) Sports Studies, BSc (Hons) Archaeology, BSc (Hons) Biological Science, BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, BSc (Hons) Chemistry, BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology, BSc (Hons) Forensic Science, BSc (Hons) Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation, BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences, BSc (Hons) Neuropsychology, BSc (Hons) Neuroscience, BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Exercise Science, BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Exercise Science (Personal Fitness Training), BSc (Hons) Physiology and Pharmacology, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, BSc (Hons) Policing and Criminal Investigation, BSc (Hons) Psychology, BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology, BSc (Hons) Psychology with Psychotherapy and Counselling, BSc (Hons) Sport Psychology, BSc (Hons) Sport Science, BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy, MChem Chemistry, MSci Forensic Science and Chemical Analysis, MSci Forensic Science and Molecular Biology

Medicine:Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

 

Postgraduate

Business, Economics, Finance and Management:MA Intercultural Business Communication, MA Marketing and PR, MA Sport Coaching, MA Sport Policy & Community Development, MBA, MSc Business Management, MSc Finance and Investment, MSc Finance and Management, MSc Human Resource Management/ Development, MSc International Applied Communication, MSc International Business and Management, MSc International Hospitality and Event Management, MSc International Tourism Management, MSc Marketing Management, MSc Oil and Gas Operations Management, MSc Sports Business Management, MSc Sports Marketing & Business Management

Computing, Engineering and Sciences:MSc Agile Software Projects, MSc Computing, MSc Database Systems, MSc Digital Signal and Image Processing, MSc Fire and Rescue Service Management, MSc Fire Investigation, MSc IT Security, MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management, MSc Network Computing

Law, Humanities and Social Sciences:LLM International Business Law, LLM Law, MA Broadcast Journalism, MA International Journalism, MA Journalism, MA Magazine Journalism, MA Photography, MA Publishing, MA Rhetoric, MA TESOL with Applied Linguistics, MA Visual Journalism,

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

Academic: Senior School Certificate/Higher Secondary Certificate with pass grades

English: From 4.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.0, for 3-term IFP*

*Extended programmes are available if you do not have the required English language level. This programme lasts 4 terms and includes an

English language module (ELM) followed by the three terms of Foundation required to apply for entry to the first year of your undergraduate degree.

International Diploma Programme (IDP)

Not Available


Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP)

Academic: Successful completion of Bachelor's degree or equivalent, from a recognised university.

English:
3 terms – from 5.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.5

2 terms – from 5.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.0

 

*Extended programmes are available if you do not have the required English language level. This programme lasts 4 terms and includes an English language module (ELM) followed by the 3 terms of Master’s Foundation required to apply for entry to the first year of your Master’s degree. If your language level is below 4.0 IELTS or equivalent then we offer the English Language Preparation Programme (ELPP)


Extended English Language Programmes

A one term extended programme is available for students who fail to meet the minimum IELTS or equivalent requirement.

Academic requirements as given above remain the same.

The minim IELTS requirement is as follows:

International Foundation Programme (IFP): IELTS 4.0 (4 terms including 3 term foundation)
International Diploma Programme (IDP): Not Available
International Diploma Programme (IDP): Not Available
Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP): IELTS 4.5 ( 4 terms including 3 term Masters Foundation)
Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP): IELTS 4.0 ( 5 terms including 3 term Masters Foundation)

Dates and Prices

 

Undergraduate Foundation Programme (UFP)

DatesPer termAnnually (3 terms)Progressing to undergraduate degree starting in
29 September 2014 – 05 June 2015 £3,950 £11,850 Sept 2015
12 January 2015 – 26 August 2015 £3,950 £11,850 Sept 2015

All programmes are subject to a £100 registration fee and a £2,400 refundable deposit.

 

Medicine Undergraduate Foundation Programme (Medicine)

DatesAnnually (3 terms)Progressing to undergraduate degree starting in
29 September 2014 – 03 July 2015 £16,500 Sept 2015

All programmes are subject to a £100 registration fee and a £2,400 refundable deposit.

 

Master's Foundation Programme (MFP)

No. of termsProgramme datesTuition fees per programmeProgressing to Master's degree starting in
3 29 September 2014 – 05 June 2015 £11,850 Sep 2015
3 12 January 2015 – 26 August 2015 £11,850 Sep 2015
2 12 January 2015 – 05 June 2015 £7,900 Sep 2015
2 30 March 2015 – 26 August 2015 £7,900 Sep 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

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