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University of Lancaster

We pride ourselves by offering a high ranking education while maintaining a supportive, collegiate community environment to study in.

About the institution

Lancaster University is a triple top 10 UK university and consistently ranked in the global top 1%.

A campus based university located in a beautiful, historic city in the north of England, situated close to Manchester International Airport and the stunning scenery of the Lake District with excellent rail links to London and Scotland. Our campus provides safe, affordable and convenient living with our accommodation being awarded ‘Best University Halls’ seven times since 2010.

With over 12,000 students from over 100 nationalities, over 20% of our students are from overseas giving Lancaster a diverse and international environment. We have over 150 research, teaching and student exchange partnerships with leading universities and institutions in 24 countries around the globe.

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Number of Undergraduate Students

12000

Average Undergraduate Class Size

This depends on the subject, more details can be found on the course pages on the website. All subject will involve a mix of typical lectures, lab work (if necessary) and seminars which are small sessions with an academic.

Size of Instituition

Medium Institution 5000-15,000

Selectivity

Selective (25-50% admitted)

Campus Style

UK Rural Campus 15 minutes bus ride from the City centre of Lancaster.
Ghana and Germany - City Campus

Education Model

We are one of the few universities to offer a major/minor system for the majority of our courses. This means that students will apply for a major subject through UCAS, then upon arrival choose an additional minor subject. Students will then study both of these subjects for their first year.

Are there internship opportunities?

Yes

Are there study abroad options?

Yes

Cost of Tuition

Home £9,250 per year
International £18,700- 20,865 per year depending on subject.

Funding

We offer scholarships based on nationality which can be found by clicking the button at the top of this page

IB Grade Requirements

Typically 35 points overall (inc 16 points from 3 HLs), but ranging between 32 points overall (inc 16 points from 3 HLs and 36 points overall (inc 16 points from 3 HLs)

UFP Grade Requirements

Typically AAB, but ranging from AAA-BBB.

Subjects

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World Top 200

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UK Top 20

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Accounting & Finance
World Top 100
Accounting & Finance
UK Top 20
Architecture
UK Top 10
Art & Design
UK Top 10
Biological Sciences
UK Top 20
Biomedical Science
UK Top 10
Business & Management Studies
UK Top 30
Chemical Engineering
UK Top 30
Communication & Media Studies
UK Top 10
Computer Science
UK Top 30
Creative Writing
UK Top 10
Dance, Drama & Cinematics
UK Top 10
Economics
UK Top 20
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
UK Top 30
English
UK Top 10
French
UK Top 10
Geography & Environmental Science
UK Top 20
German
UK Top 10
History
UK Top 20
Law
UK Top 30
Linguistics
UK Top 10
Marketing
UK Top 10
Mathematics
UK Top 20
Mechanical Engineering
UK Top 30
Medicine
UK Top 20
Philosophy
UK Top 30
Physics & Astronomy
UK Top 10
Subject Name
Degree Area
Accounting & Finance
Business
Architecture
Art & Design
Art & Design
Art & Design
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Sciences
Biochemistry/Biomedicine
Sciences
Biological Sciences
Sciences
Business and Management
Business
Chemical/Energy Engineering
Engineering
Chemistry
Sciences
Chinese Studies
Language & Culture
Civil Engineering
Engineering
Communication and Media Studies
English & Media
Computer Science
Computing & ICT
Creative Writing
English & Media
Drama & Theatre
Performing Arts
Ecology & Conservation
Sciences
Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Electronic/Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English Literature and/or Language
English & Media
Environmental Science
Sciences
Film and Media Production
Art & Design
Geography
Society & Social Sciences
History
Society & Social Sciences
Information Technology
Computing & ICT
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Law
Society & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts Only
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Linguistics
Language & Culture
Marketing
Business
Mathematics
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering
Medicine (Undergraduate)
Medicine & Healthcare
Modern Languages Mixed
Language & Culture
Natural Sciences
Sciences
Operational Research
Mathematics
Philosophy
Society & Social Sciences
Philosophy Politics and Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Physics
Sciences
Politics
Society & Social Sciences
Psychology
Society & Social Sciences
Sociology
Society & Social Sciences
Software Engineering
Computing & ICT
Statistics
Mathematics
Theology and Religious Studies
Society & Social Sciences
Zoology
Sciences

Internships

All students have the opportunity to gain work experience as part of their degree. A full year in industry is now also an option on many of our courses.

Chat to our Students

Want to know more about studying and living at Lancaster? Find an ambassador or a staff member drop them a message with your question! We also run a variety of live events, they'll appear below when you can book on. To find out about more online events at Lancaster, visit our Connect page!

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