We are constantly placed in the top ten of our respective subject league tables and ensuring the quality of our teaching is important to us.Learn More
58th in World for Arts & Humanities (2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings) World Top 100 for Social Sciences (2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings)Learn More
The award-winning £10m LICA building brings together rehearsal, performance, exhibition, installation, seminar and workshop spaces.Learn More
Golden Standard TEF
Lancaster is proud to announce we have been awarded the TEF Gold Award. This acknowledges the consistent delivery of outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.Learn More
Art maintains high standards of provision and resources including purpose built studios with 24/7 access, AV seminar facilities, digital art lab and installation space, fully equipped wood/metal workshop and life-room. Art lecturers are all practicing artists or writers based in Insight, a research hub working nationally and internationally.
Design activities are closely linked to ImaginationLancaster, a creative research centre that enables people and organisations to engage with academia in dynamic and creative ways, giving time and space to research and imagine futures. Our courses focus on design skills that will be needed in the future on for tackling real world issues.
Film is a rich and fascinating area of academic study. Alongside theoretical, cultural and historical approaches to film, film studies provides a framework for analysing individual films and understanding the techniques of film production in the context of marketing, distribution, exhibition, and consumption. Film staff are internationally recognised for their research in the Insight research unit.
Theatre at Lancaster specialises in the practice and theory of contemporary drama, dance, theatre and performance. Practical work is supported by first–rate resources and our staff includes internationally renowned critical theorists and contemporary theatre practitioners. Staff research is facilitated by the Insight unit
Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Art has been ranked 1st in the Complete University Guide, 2018, for Drama, Dance & Cinematics (which includes Theatre and Film). The Complete University Guide has released their annual league tables of the top UK universities. On top of this magnificent achievement from LICA, Lancaster University has remained within the top 10 for universities in the country.
A group of drawings by second year Fine Art undergraduate Luke Treece-Birch have been selected for a national touring exhibition of artist’s sketchbooks: SKETCH OPEN 2017. Luke’s sketchbook of drawings of Rossal Beach done for his Lancaster Documentary Drawing module is one of a hundred selected by SKETCH from a submission of over 500 from professional and student artists and designers.
Lancaster University’s 2017 Fine Art degree show; Fifty Three Things to do in Zero Gravity
Lancaster University Theatre Group (LUTG) is one of the biggest and most active societies on campus. Our shows are all directed, produced, managed and performed by students.