The University has a searchable database or - Kit-Catalogue - that shows key facilities and equipment available. It is designed to facilitate sharing across the institution as well as with external partners and to encourage collaborative activities. Find out more about the Kit-Catalogue or access the database.
The Engineering Innovation Centre CNC advanced manufacturing workshop allows students to gain real understanding and appreciation of the design and manufacturing process. In the process students will also gain a variety of practical manufacturing skills.
Remodelled in 2019, the Clinical, Health and Psychobiology Suite is a purpose-built teaching and research facility. It houses a central conference room, for teaching and discussion, with specialist laboratories off the perimeter of this central room.
At our SINAPSE Lab we conduct high-quality research projects aimed at advancing the science of human performance in both individual and team-based tasks.
Explore leadership styles, conflict management, emotional intelligence, customer service and crisis management through bespoke training modules.
The Hydra Minerva suite is a state-of-the-art ‘major incident’ training simulator.
This room is specifically designed to provide access to modern high end specification units capable of high-level gaming software developments.
This room has the ability to record simulated meetings with clients and fellow team members quickly and easily for analysis
The purpose of the lab is to teach students the Real Time Implementations of electronics
The laboratory is computer based room where student can construct and assemble their electronics application and learn the principles of Electronic Engineering
This lab enables students to design the electronic chip using Cadence, Xilinx and Altera on Red Hat Linux Enterprise operating system
This room is specifically designed to provide students access to the latest in software development tools, be that mobile, desktop or web-based projects
There are 31 High End Specialist units in this room dedicated to providing students with the latest in modern investigative computer forensic tools and hardware
This room is specifically designed for Linux based teaching including data-driven websites and computer security
This room is specifically designed to provide students access to modern high end Server-like environments
This room is specifically designed to provide access to the latest in database management systems, specifically Oracle – the leader in DBMS
These rooms are specifically designed to provide students access to modern high end Server-like environments
The pharmaceutical science laboratories provide state-of-the-art equipment for the preparation of various conventional solid and liquid dosage forms
These laboratories provide state of the art facilities for postgraduate biomedical research
The Centre for Mediation provides civil and commercial mediation services to UCLan students and the local community of North West England.
Specialist laboratory facilities include nuclear physics, optics, quantum physics, laser physics, spectroscopy and astrophysics, and support different aspects of the course
The clinical skills laboratories offer seven skills laboratories, two patient consultation rooms and a simulated flat for use by students studying within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
The J B Firth Building is an interdisciplinary space containing 3 flexible use laboratories for general use and an extensively stocked open access analytical suite
The Broadcast Newsrooms are specialist facilities for the production of broadcast content for Journalism Students
The facilities available for Animation students include a computer suite with industry standard software, individual stop motion booths, HD and 3D film making equipment, audio recording facilities and mobile sound recording units
The facilities are designed for training forensic science, forensic chemistry, forensic biology and forensic anthropology students in forensic examination and for training all forensic and policing students in crime scene science
LIS technical services has a large amount of technical equipment for loan to students to fully support your course.
A well equipped modern Fire Engineering Laboratory facilities comprising state of the art fire equipment used by experienced academics available for research, teaching and training
CAD software, in particular 3D design software requires a higher specification computer which is offered in the CAD suites at UCLan. Facilities such as these are often require access to large format printing facilities, which are available in certain CAD suites as well as in the Library.
The Psychology Health Suite is a purpose built teaching and research facility.
The analytical laboratories are equipped with state of the art equipment for a large variety of analyses
Continuous investment has seen the development of the Rapid Prototype Suite offering a range of equipment and process including reverse engineering
The plaster room has facilities for slip casting which includes equipment for mould-making, such as plaster lathes and whirlers.
Printmaking covers a range of processes including Intaglio, Lithography and Silkscreen
The spraying of models and even large scale ceramics takes place in the spray shop which contains three industrial spray booths
This workshop supports a range of 3D process using materials such as foam, model board, metals and plastics
The wood and metals workshop has an extensive range of industrial equipment for all wood and metal production processes.
The wood workshop has an extensive range of industrial equipment for all wood production processes
The Textiles workshop allows students to work with a range of equipment and process such as Rug making, Dying and Plastic welding
The room holds books such as contemporary architectural monographs, design, history and theory, technical environmental and construction books.
There are a number of types of scanner available at UCLan including Static scanners for capturing motionless objects and Dynamic scanners for capturing moving objects.
Land or 'Site' Surveying forms a part of several programmes of study including civil engineering, architecture, construction, surveying, geography, environmental management, forensic science and archaeology.
This laboratory offers a wide variety of equipment from large hydrology rigs, through thermo dynamics bench top experiments to range of types of equipment used for assessing comfort conditions within buildings
This workshop allows students to produce all types of architectural models including concepts, construction details, topographical models and individual building designs
The laboratory work is broadly based to develop an understanding of the properties of materials, in terms of their structure, performance, application and methods of performance testing.
This facility gives students experience of skills relevant to the motorsport industry.
This engine build area allow students an opportunity to work on an engine undergoing performance development work under the direction of academic staff with considerable experience in this field.
This main workshop allows students to gain real understanding and appreciation of the design and manufacturing process.
Practice Learning is an integral part of the BA and MA in Social Work degree courses.
TRACES provides a unique and diverse area in which to carry out taphonomic research.
The Digital Print Studio allows the opportunity to use a variety of Digital equipment to produce 2D images.
This resource has seen significant investment with a range of new Industrial sewing machines with motor controls.
The Knit Workshop consists of various gauges of Dubied hand –flat industrial sampling machines.
These laboratories are used to teach multiple science subjects including physiology, pharmacology, pharmacy, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell culture, nutrition, microbiology and other related subjects.
There are two Music Ensemble rooms within the Media Factory to facilitate individual or group instrument playing or singing activities.
The University has provided two purpose built dance studios each measuring approximately 160 square metres in area and each with a ceiling height of around 6m.
Eight video editing facilities are provided on the second floor of the Media Factory.
Three impressively appointed studio theatres are situated on the ground floor of The Media Factory.
St Peter’s Arts Centre is a versatile theatre production and events venue with an extensive stock of technical and staging equipment.
The Sound Stage is a film and video recording facility measuring 115 square metres is area with a height of 6 metres.
Studio 1 is UCLan’s new flagship Studio. Re-built in late 2012, this studio can now confidently claim to be of a high industry standard.
The digital Suite has Twelve Imac computers that are attached to industry standard scanners enabling us to digitise a variety of analogue negative formats.
These studios are aimed at users looking to comp a track together, perform a rough mix pass, carry out file management or record up to two channels at once.
The 112 square metre digital widescreen TV studio boasts a double height ceiling with industry standard lighting rig.
This studio is used to produce news bulletins and news programmes similar to regional evening news programmes.
Predominantly used as part of the Journalism courses Greenbank Building has four radio studios, the facilities vary slightly between studios.
UCLan possesses two dedicated workshops to support its motorsport programmes, one for cars and the other to support a superbike race team.
The Alston Observatory is a purpose-built teaching facility. Also on the site are telescopes with a long history.
UCLan’s Media Factory provides creative students with a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art building dedicated to providing realistic exposure to the media world.
The Work Based Learning Team is responsible for managing and co-ordinating the practice experiences of over four thousand students within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
The UCLan Injury & Rehabilitation Clinic is staffed by Senior Chartered and HPC registered Physiotherapists
The Physiology Laboratory at UCLan has world class equipment that is used for physiological assessment, allowing for disabled athletes, cyclists and other specialist populations to be tested
UCLan's Nutrition Assessment Suite houses state-of-the-art equipment for the assessment of body composition and nutrient intake
The Movement Analysis Laboratory at UCLan is one of the top facilities of its type currently in use in Europe.
UCLan's Sports Biomechanics Laboratory is a state-of-the-art, two storey facility
The DECs are clinical training centres where students treat patients, under supervision, and gain first-hand experience.
State-of-the-art Phantom Head facility with ADEC Phantom Head, together with the latest in audio-visual technology.
Fully equipped to give postgraduate students direct access to practical experience in high-end dental work.
Lancashire Business School's facilities incorporate a range of high quality study, learning and social facilities, and include a lively café, easy-access PC workstation room, a business consultancy suite, and classrooms and meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology.
Facility - Linguistics Lab: Specialist computer laboratory for students of English Language and Linguistics.
The £13 million STFSC was named after Preston’s most famous sporting son, former Preston North End and England legend, Sir Tom Finney.
The Worldwise Learning Centre at the School of Language and Global Studies is dedicated to promoting awareness of world languages and cultures.
The UCLan Law Clinic is run by postgraduate law students and supervised by qualified solicitors.
Purpose built moot court room enabling students to take part in simulated court proceedings involving drafting briefs, participating in oral argument and holding mock trials.
The Brain Imaging Laboratory (BIL) and Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab (DCN) are facilities in the School of Psychology.
The Child Observation Suite is housed within the UCLan School of Psychology.
Forensic Entomology in the School of Forensic and Investigative Science is supported by two dedicated research laboratories.
The Library offers a variety of flexible, modern spaces to accommodate all types of learning and study styles.
The studios are a resource that are available to students at all times and accommodate a variety of different teaching and learning activities during a typical day.