University of Central Lancashire

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About the institution

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has a strong track record of developing degrees for emerging disciplines, including journalism, fashion and forensic science, and for supporting graduate business start-ups. It is home to the UK’s youngest medical school and its new Engineering Innovation Centre, based on the main campus at Preston, is intended to establish the university as a leader in this area. It also has campuses at Burnley, on the Westlakes Science and Technology Park in West Cumbria, and in Cyprus.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
26,586
Male UG students: 
44%
Female UG students: 
56%
Full-time students: 
75%
Under 21 on entry: 
58%
International: 
9%
Undergraduate: 
83%
Student-staff ratio: 
17.3
Average UCAS tariff: 
315.2

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 15%
2.1: 44%
2.2: 32%
Pass: 8%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

90%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
51%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
19,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
C30
Lancashire Preston
Postcode: 
PR1 2HE
Telephone number: 
01772 201201

Guardian university guide rank

87

out of 119

Times university guide rank

101

out of 128


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