Lancaster University, a public research university is situated in Lancaster, United Kingdom. Also known as the University of Lancaster, it was founded in 1964 by Royal Charter. The student admissions were started in October 1964 with only 13 professors, 32 teaching and research staff, 8 library staff and 14 administration staff. The science students were started admission in 1965.
It is among the one from seven UK universities to be ranked in the top 10 of National League Tables. It is also a member of N8 Group of research universities.
Faculty, Departments & Colleges
University of Lancaster has four faculties, each comprising departments, research institutes and centres. It also has 9 colleges, 8 for undergraduates and 1 for postgraduates, each providing its own campus accommodation, common rooms, administration staff and various other amenities.
Faculty - Arts and Social Sciences, Health and Medicine, Science and Technology and Management School
Departments - English and Creative Writing, Health Research, Psychology, Natural Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Arts, Chemistry, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Sociology, Law School and others
Colleges - Bowland, Cartmel, County, Furness, Flyde, Graduate, Grizedale, Lonsdale and Pendle
Programs & Degrees
Lancaster offers more than 280 undergraduate and a range of postgraduate degrees in various subject areas.
Management & Sociology, Politics, Spanish Studies, Theoretical Physics, Law, Religious Studies, Mechatronics, Modern Languages, Human Geography, Film Studies, Design, Criminology, Biology and others
Arts Management, Quantitative Finance, Translation, Social Research, Professional Practice, Language Testing, History, International Relations, Biomedicine, Creative Writing, Design Management and others
Applied Social Science, Nanoscience, Politics, Public Health, Statistics, Mental Health, Chemistry, Linguistics, Geography, Computer Science, Design, Engineering and others
Lancaster is well-recognized for its energetic research environment where both students and professors get a chance for cross-disciplinary research and share their knowledge to bring the desired outcome.
The university has strong connections with various other research institutions around the world. It is also engaged with several businesses and organizations of small to the large size to work effectively on research projects. It is ranked 13th among total 128 universities for its world-leading research. Lancaster continues to work on valuable research and contributes to the society’s well-being.
Applications are made via UCAS by providing all required details. To ease the application form, make sure to go through the helpful tips and videos given on the UCAS website. Whether you are an undergraduate, graduate or international candidate, the information such as application deadlines, entry requirements, admission policies, application process etc. are easily available on their particular page on the website.
The Bailrigg campus covers 560 acres of land giving education to more than 12,000 students from different countries around the world. Being at just 3 miles from Lancaster city centre, the campus provides each possible reason to enjoy the surroundings and wonderful views.
It is a home to banks, post office, cafes, restaurants and several other facilities to make living an exciting experience that gives the feel of a small town. It also has Chaplaincy Centre where students and staff members from different religions pray at their particular space.
Pre-School Centre, numerous Health services, theatre, art gallery etc. makes Lancaster campus a thrilling place to learn and live. Several types of musical programs are also organized.
Funding opportunities at Lancaster University help students to easily manage their academic fees and living expenses. Every year, different kinds of bursaries and scholarships are awarded to the number of students based on family’s financial circumstances and academic excellence.
Why to join?
The number of services and facilities enable students to enjoy their learning and staying option throughout the study period. The university offers several different ways to fully support the students both academically and financially.
The international partnerships with top institutions ensure students to receive the best education that helps in enhancing the students' future career prospects.