Lancaster University has a longstanding history with China. We have teaching, student exchange and research collaborations with leading universities including the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and South China University of Technology. The Lancaster China Management Centre promotes partnerships across the University with Chinese universities, research centres and government organisations.

There are currently over 1000 students from China studying undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses on our campus.

This information is specifically for students in China who are interested in studying at Lancaster University.

Entry Requirements for Students from China

We have been welcoming students from China for many years and our staff are very familiar with the Chinese education system and qualifications.

High entrance requirements for our degree courses at Lancaster reflect the quality of the University.

Undergraduate Course Entry Requirements

Students who have completed High School in China are required to take a foundation programme before entry to undergraduate degree courses at UK universities. We have two foundation programmes:

Those looking to apply for undergraduate programmes use a system called UCAS. Here is a link to a UCAS user guide on how to use UCAS to apply

Postgraduate Course Entry Requirements

For more information please visit our Postgraduate entry requirements pages.

Fees and Scholarships

For more information about tuition fees, scholarships and living costs please see: Fees and Funding.

Support for you in China

Our official agents in China are listed below. You can contact them directly for more information about study opportunities at Lancaster University. They can also offer practical advice on UK visa requirements and studying in the UK.

*website only available in China

You can also find useful information about studying in the UK on the British Council EducationUK China website.

Visits to your Region

We make regular visits to China throughout the academic year and give you the opportunity to meet a member of staff to get information and advice on your application to Lancaster.

To find when we are next visiting China please see: Visits to your Region.

Student Societies for Chinese students

Lancaster University offers a welcoming global community. Nearly 2,500 international students from more than a hundred countries study at the University. Chinese students play a very important and high profile role in the cultural and social life of Lancaster University. The following societies are popular with our Chinese students:

For more information about other student societies and activities please see: Why Lancaster.

Study Options in China

We offer a range of Lancaster University transfer degree and preparation courses through our network of partnerships with leading universities in China:

Contact us

The Lancaster International Office is here to help and advise students from China. If you cannot find the information you require in these pages please email the China Team.

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