Research facilities at UCA

The wealth of resources and facilities you'll find at UCA really set us apart as a base for exciting creative research.

Discover how our facilities and resources could support your work, with information about our library services, on-site archives and special collections, making facilities for practice-based projects, and other research resources.

Our Research Facilities

Our Libraries

With more than 280,000 print and e-books and exhibition catalogues, 500m of archival material and a wide range of broadcast materials, our libraries hold a wealth of incredible information that will enhance your studies, and offer extensive specialist services for our research community.

Find out more about our libraries


Archives & Special collections

With particular strengths in arts activism, animation and photography, our Archives and Special Collections are home to rare and unique artefacts and resources, which you can access by appointment.

Find out more about UCA archives and special collections


Creative facilities

If you're developing a creative research project with a practice-based element, UCA's extensive creative studios and workshops make our campuses ideal bases for your work.

Find out more about our creative facilities

Development resources

From developing your project proposal to enhancing your career, our online resources for researchers can help you get where you want to be.

Funding your research

Researcher development

Research Governance and Ethics

Research Degrees at UCA

Thinking of doing a PhD?

If you're ready to begin your research journey, find out more about our offer for research students.

Research Degrees at UCA