Think. Make. Create.
Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA)
For Dance, Drama & Cinematics, The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
In the UK for Art & Design, The Complete University Guide 2020
For Communication & Media Studies, The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Professor Judith Mottram, Director of LICA, welcomes you to Lancaster University
Our specialist degree courses are characterised by close links between practice and theory. We offer opportunities for an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach, which blurs traditional boundaries.
LICA offers discipline-oriented or interdisciplinary masters that blur traditional boundaries and explore links between theory and practice. We also provide opportunities to undertake doctoral study supported by world-leading researchers and active arts practitioners.
Men’s art is valued up to 80 per cent more than women’s – new research claims
In a ground-breaking study, a Fine Art Lecturer in Painting at Lancaster University and author Dr Helen Gørrill says there are few aesthetic differences in men and women's painting, but that men's art is valued at up to 80 per cent more than women's.
Whole new team will put design research firmly on the global map at Lancaster University
Funded by Research England, this £13.2 million 3-year research ‘Beyond Imagination’ research project will put design research at Lancaster firmly on the global map, transforming the University’s ImaginationLancaster design team with the 33 new roles – a significant increase.