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World-leading research with real-world impact

UCLan is in the top 3.7% of universities worldwide according to The Centre for World University Rankings 2016 (CWUR) and is in the top 800 universities globally according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework we had world-class research occurring in each of our 5 colleges. Highlights from each college include:

 

Evidence Based Policing Research - College of Business, Law and Applied Social Studies



Oral Pathogen Research - College of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences 



Sign Languages and Deaf Studies - College of Culture and The Creative Industries

Stroke Research - College of Health and Wellbeing



Astronomy and Astrophysics Research - College of Science and Technology

The University has also been shortlisted in the top 6 Entrepreneurial Universities in the UK for the third year in succession

We are experts in applying today’s knowledge for tomorrow’s world in the form of national and international impacts.

In conclusion the University of Central Lancashire is both nationally and internationally rated as a growing Centre of Excellence for Research, Innovation and Enterprise.

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Want to carry out postgraduate research? The research students’ section provides information for prospective research students, including: types of research degree, how to apply, funding and training.

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