Higher education
University Campus Oldham, Cromwell Street, Oldham, OL1 1BB

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0161 344 8800 or 0161 344 8801

Contact email



From 18 years old


University Campus Oldham opened in May 2005 bringing higher education courses to the people of Oldham.

This has allowed thousands of students to access Higher Education close to home. Courses have always been aligned to employers` needs in Oldham and Greater Manchester so our graduates have the best opportunities to start their careers of choice.

At University Campus Oldham, we want to make things as simple and as helpful as possible to ensure you achieve your goals.

So if you’re ready to apply simply download and return the application form to us or if you’re unsure about where you are heading, not sure what you want to do, you will be able to get advice from one of our HE Admissions Team.  They can signpost you to our Course Tutors, who will talk to you about the range of courses available and help you explore your career options. We have a dedicated team of staff on hand to help guide you through the admissions process, from selecting the right course, to completing the UCAS application and applying for financial support if they wish to use it.

If you are ready to apply for a course at University Campus Oldham please download our Application Form

University Campus Oldham, Oldham College’s higher education provision has been awarded a Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) by the Office for Students (OfS). This places degrees at UCO on par with some of the best universities and higher education providers in the country.

Click here to find out more about how UCO supports students 

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Updated: 14/08/2023