Develop your workforce

Develop your Workforce


Develop your workforce

UCLan works in partnership with businesses and organisations from all sectors to develop and deliver tailored training programmes, as well as offering high quality university courses and professional qualifications to individuals looking to develop their career.

Working in conjunction with employers and organisations we ensure our courses reflect industry needs, are current, flexible and are delivered by professional practitioners able to share the latest knowledge and thinking in their area of expertise.

Professional Development

Courses aimed at taking you or your workforce to the next level. Sector specific courses aimed at improving business processes.

Postgraduate qualifications

A range of courses underpinned by world-leading research, innovative approaches and real-world experience.


Tailored courses aimed at developing and updating you in your area of expertise, many aligned to professional bodies.

Masterclasses and networking events

Learn from people who’ve done it! Share experiences with people who are doing it, whilst networking with like-minded individuals.


Over the last decade, UCLan has consistently increased its international research capacity. All 16 research subject areas in which our research was assessed were judged to contain ‘world leading’ elements at the last Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. UCLan continues to develop a research culture based on quality and excellence. We work with businesses to undertake real-world research to tackle some of the global challenges facing the modern world.


  • Our partnerships with global organisations such as BAE Systems, Cisco Systems, Sony Computer Games Europe and Atkins, enable us to work together to drive forward new ideas, new processes and new technologies.
  • Our innovative and collaborative approach enables us to access funding streams aimed at supporting the development, future growth and global competitiveness of the region's small businesses.
  • We use our creative and entrepreneurial approach to problem solving to help organisations to develop innovative products and processes which will unlock the power of new ideas.
  • Academic and research staff work in industry to understand sector-specific challenges.
  • Our approach to innovation provides access to intellectual property, knowledge and resources and actively encourages collaboration and the sharing of ideas to develop new business opportunities

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