Postgraduate Research

We offer a vibrant and world-class research environment, matched by excellent facilities, comprehensive research support and award-winning training opportunities. If you’re looking to undertake a research degree, UCLan’s research community is here to support you and to ensure you achieve your ambitions.

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Research degrees

Opportunities are available in all our Schools to undertake supervised research at doctoral and master's level and most research degrees can be studied on either a full or part-time basis.



UCLan has an established research reputation in a wide range of academic disciplines. You should expect a research degree at UCLan to challenge you. On completion of your research degree you should be in a very strong position for pursuing your chosen career.


The Graduate Research School supports all postgraduate research students at the University through each milestone of their research degree programme by providing a programme of development activities, networking events and opportunities to showcase research.