UCLan Burnley Campus
University of Central Lancashire
UCLan is proud of conducting world-leading research with real world impact. Whether it’s developing a 3D-printing technique for medical tablets or uncovering a potential cause of Alzheimer’s, UCLan’s research is changing lives. Our research staff work with NASA on solar dynamics, the UK government on sector-leading stroke research, industry-leaders on cutting-edge digital media projects and in collaboration with the Football Association, Professional Golfers Association and International Olympic Committee on sport and exercise science research. The UCLan research community is here to support your ambitions – on both taught and research PG programmes. Our close links with global businesses ensure that our 200 taught postgraduate programmes meet the latest industry and sector needs, many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies. The UK Government (REF 2014) has recognised that all 16 of UCLan’s assessed subject areas contain world-leading research. You will have access to fantastic facilities, including our newly-completed UCLan Biomedical Research Facility; the £12.5m JB Firth Building housing forensic science, chemistry, fire study and research facilities; the £5.3 million Allen Building, which includes some of Europe’s most advanced facilities for students studying within the School of Medicine and Dentistry; and, from 2018, a new state-of-the-art £30m Engineering Innovation Centre.