Lancaster University 2020 International Guide

 
Lancaster University 2020 International Guide
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                                                       Contents
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                                                       Welcome to Lancaster       05    Careers                                22
                                                       Why Lancaster?             06    Alumni - a network for life            23
                                                       City, hub and heartland    08    Fees and funding                       24
                                                       Teaching and learning      10    How to apply                           26
                                                       Foundation courses         12    Entry requirements                     28
                                                       A global outlook           14    Our courses                            30
                                                       Study and work abroad      16      Undergraduate                        30
                                                       Support and wellbeing      18      Postgraduate                         34
                                                       Your home                  20    Contact us                             37

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    Our reputation                                                                                                     Welcome to
                                                                                                                       Lancaster

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                                                                                     WE’RE RESEARCH
           TRIPLE TOP 10                           WE’RE GLOBAL
                                                                                         DRIVEN

        Lancaster is placed among                Lancaster has a wide range              Lancaster University is a
       the top ten universities in the            of teaching and research            research-intensive university.
        UK, being ranked 6th in The                links around the world              The UK government’s latest
      Times and Sunday Times Good                  which provide exciting                independent review, the
       University Guide 2019, 7th in             opportunities for students               2014 REF, ranked 83%
      The Guardian University Guide               to study or work abroad.               of our research as either
      2020 and 7th in The Complete               We have strong links with               internationally excellent
       University Guide 2020. There              universities in the US and                or world leading. Our
         are 165 higher education                China. Lancaster also has                outstanding reputation
           institutions in the UK.               partnerships in Germany,                  attracts some of the
                                                 Ghana, India and Malaysia.           brightest minds from all over
                                                                                        the world, and our degree
                                                   We are ranked 7th for                programmes are taught by
                                                   teaching excellence in              experts to give you access
                                                  Europe according to the                to a high quality learning
                                                  Times Higher Education                        experience.
                                                 Europe Teaching Rankings
                                                           2019.                                                       We are delighted that you      For us, Lancaster University is everything a university
                                                                                                                                                      should be. It's a campus that's both well connected and
                                                                                                                       are considering to study       set apart, a modern structure in a green setting. It's a
                                                                                                                                                      centre of knowledge, where students come to learn,
                                                                                                                       at Lancaster University.       researchers come to discover and teachers come to
                                                                                                                                                      share. Above all, it's somewhere you can belong - a
                                                                                                                       By studying here, you will     community to join, with a collection of colleges that
                                                                                                                                                      offer a close-knit support network and a proud identity.
                                                                                                                       be part of a university with   As a top ten university, we set high standards, but we
            WE’RE HERE TO SUPPORT                                                WE HAVE                               a global outlook and a         open our doors to all – it’s your capacity to learn about
                                                                                                                                                      the world that matters. We challenge, pushing our
              YOU GETTING A JOB                                               HAPPY STUDENTS
                                                                                                                       community that extends         students to new heights. However, we also support –
                                                                                                                                                      guiding people throughout their studies, research
          Supporting students into employment or                       Lancaster is ranked in the top ten of UK        far beyond our campus.         and careers.
            further study is central to our purpose.                universities for overall satisfaction according
                                                                                                                                                      By choosing to study at Lancaster, you will be joining a
          Throughout your time at Lancaster, we will                  to the 2018 National Student Survey. The
                                                                                                                                                      global community that seeks to make a global impact
          help you to develop the skills you need to                university attracts students from a wide range
                                                                                                                                                      to improve lives and communities.
          succeed in your future job search through                   of backgrounds and from more than 100
         CV writing workshops, mock interviews and                   countries. Our student accommodation has
        the opportunity to work on company projects                 been awarded the International Quality Mark,
          and undertake work experience. And, as a                 which is given to providers that achieve higher
           Lancaster graduate you will benefit from                than 90% satisfaction from overseas students.
            lifetime access to our Careers Service.

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    Why Lancaster?
                                                                                                                                                                                                            A perfect location

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lancaster is the perfect base
                                                                                                                                                                                                           to explore the surrounding
                                                                                                                                                                                                         area whether it be regionally,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          nationally or internationally.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          With good rail connections,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        you'll be able to experience the
                                                                                                                                                                                                        musical and historical heritage
                                                                                                                                                                                                         of cities such as Manchester
                                                                                                                                                                                                          and Liverpool, take a walk in
                                                                                                                                                                                                         the Lake District or even visit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Scotland.

                                              30 MINUTES
    DID YOU                                   FROM THE                      1 HOUR FROM                   2.5 HOURS
    KNOW?                                   LAKE DISTRICT
                                            NATIONAL PARK
                                                                            MANCHESTER                  FROM LONDON

    Academic excellence                                                Heritage                                                         Lancaster Castle                                               Ashton Memorial
    We are proud of our high quality teaching and aim to               Lancaster is built on foundations that stretch back millennia,
    provide the best quality learning experience to all our            from Romans and Saxons to the Tudors and Georgians.                                                         The Lake District
    students. This is reflected in our award of Gold in the UK         In the past, it’s been the home to thriving commerce,
    government’s latest Teaching Excellence Framework in               bloody wars and military strongholds (sometimes all at
    2017. This accolade was awarded for our outstanding                the same time).
    teaching, learning environment and for delivering excellent
    employment outcomes for our students.                              Today, the cityscape is dominated by the 12th century
                                                                       Lancaster Castle, while the city centre is criss-crossed
    All members of our academic staff are current experts              with cobbled streets and dotted with fine examples of 18th
    within their respective fields and work on a philosophy            century architecture.
    of research-led teaching. In the most recent Research
    Excellence Framework in 2014, 83% of our research was              Careers
    rated as either internationally excellent or world leading. This
    strong research culture results in pioneering contributions        As part of our community, our students have the setting and
    that translate into an active and stimulating environment for      the support to explore and realise their own potential and to
    you to learn in.                                                   push the boundaries of their own ability and understanding.
                                                                       Our impact lasts much longer than the few years you will                            Lancaster high street
                                                                       spend with us. We aim to provide the right platform and
    Wellbeing and support                                              starting point for high-achieving careers.
    Studying at university is exciting, but also demanding.
    At Lancaster, we aim to provide you with a wide support            We have a dedicated careers team on hand to offer
    network to help you not only settle into your studies in           professional support, advice on career planning, and a
    a new country, but with all aspects of university life. This       range of events to foster professional networks. We help our
    support includes academic help, in the form of Learning            students find the placements and industry experiences that
    Developers, Faculty Librarians and IT technicians alongside        provide the practical understanding and skills fundamental
    more personal support to help with you with such things as         to rewarding careers. We aim to help students transform
    money, disability issues and your wellbeing.                       from students into professionals. This is reflected in our
                                                                       ranking of third best amongst universities for graduate
                                                                       prospects by The Times and Sunday Times Good University
                                                                       Guide 2019 and The Complete University Guide 2020.

                                                                                                                                        Morecambe Bay                              Dalton Square

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    City, hub
    and heartland

    This is a region that rises from a stunning coastline up                                                                      For the food lover                                                For the culture lover
                                                                                                                                  From a full English breakfast and a traditional Sunday            As well as everything that you’d expect to find in a city
    to dramatic mountains. It’s criss-crossed by canals and                                                                       roast to a cup of late-night coffee and a bowl of noodles.        centre, you’ll also discover a scene that is less mainstream.
                                                                                                                                  Lancaster offers a range a international cuisines to suit most    Independent shops and a street market offer the shopper
    the River Lune, and dotted with towns and villages full                                                                       tastes. You can find wholefood cooperatives, food stalls,         an alternative to the more well known high street stores. Film,
                                                                                                                                  traditional bakeries and Atkinson's Coffee Roasters who           theatre, literature and art can be found at Lancaster’s larger
    of character and heritage. At the heart of it all, you’ll                                                                     have been roasting coffee beans for more than 180 years.          venues of the Storey, the Dukes and Lancaster Arts, but
                                                                                                                                                                                                    you can also find smaller exhibitions and performances in
    find Lancaster.                                                                                                               For the sociable                                                  Lancaster’s many pubs, cafes and outdoor spaces.
                                                                                                                BELFAST           So much of your university experience is about spending
    It’s a place where history is written into the city streets.   And, always in the background, there’s the spectacular         time with friends. Lancaster makes this easy for you with         For the homebody
                                                                                                               NORTHERN IRELAND
    Take a walk from Queen’s Priory, around Lancaster              coastline of Morecambe Bay, the open countryside   of          our many cafes and nine college bars. You will find more          For those that don’t want to venture far there are many
                                                                                                            DUBLIN
    Castle, past the fine Georgian architecture and through        North Yorkshire and the mountains of the Lake District.        places to socialise in the city centre itself where you can       options available on campus to keep you entertained. We
    Williamson Park up to the Ashton Memorial – it’s a journey                                                                    discover a mixture of cafes, bars, clubs and the Sugar            have variety of cafes, a gym and swimming pool, a student-
    through time, from the medieval age to today.                  Lancaster has so much to offer, we’re sure there’s             House, the Students’ Union’s own nightclub. If you fancy          run cinema and lots of outdoor spaces for you to enjoy. It
                                                                   something for everyone.                                        a bigger city then Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow are          all adds up to offer a community feel, with everything you
    The past is fascinating, but there’s an exciting future here                                                                  easy to reach by train.                                           need for your home from home.
    too – with innovative industry, dynamic start-ups and          Find out more about Lancaster's story at
    free thinkers all producing something new, every day.          www.lancaster.uk.com                                           For the explorer
    Here, there’s room for free spirits and creative thinkers.                                                                    Lancaster is surrounded by beautiful countryside and the
    The bookish, the outgoing, the trendsetters. With an                                                                          Lake District, a UNESCO world heritage site, is less than an
    eclectic range of busy bars, laid-back coffee houses and                                                                      hour away. You’ll find many beauty spots to explore, including
    independent shops, there’s a place for them all.                                                                              the Forest of Bowland, which is an official Area of Outstanding
                                                                                                                                  Natural Beauty, and the rugged coastline of Warton, Grange-
                                                                                                                                  over-Sands and Silverdale. If you want to venture further
                                                                                                                                  afield, then you can travel up to the Cumbrian countryside, to
                                                                                                                                  the Pennines or the Scottish Highlands.

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     Teaching and learning

     Academic support                                                A flexible undergraduate                                        Your postgraduate study options
                                                                     approach
     An essential part of your study at                              We offer a flexible approach to help                            At Lancaster we offer a wide range of both taught and research degrees
     university is developing the academic                           you get the most out of your studies.                           designed to broaden your experiences and improve your career prospects.
     skills for study in a UK context.
     At Lancaster, you will find a range of opportunities designed   For most degrees, it means you’ll have options for a            Taught degrees                                                 Professional Doctorates
     to support you in achieving your academic potential.            minor subject from the very start – whether it’s a subject      Our taught postgraduate degrees normally involve               We offer two types of professional doctorates: Doctor
     The modules and programmes you study will help you to           within your major degree programme, or in another               a combination of taught modules, coursework and a              of Medicine (MD), taking two years to complete and the
     develop new skills and you’ll receive support from within       subject altogether. Some of these options come with             research dissertation. Some programmes may enable you          Doctor of Clinical Psychology, which takes three years to
     your faculty as well as from professional services staff.       entry requirements, while others don’t. However, for some       to carry out a real-life research project for a company or     complete.
                                                                     degrees such as Medicine, Physics or Engineering, your          organisation instead of a dissertation.
     Learning Developers, Faculty Librarians and members             timetable may not allow you to study additional subjects                                                                       MSc by Research
     of Information Systems Services provide a range of              within your main degree programme.                              While most taught programmes enable you to build upon
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Masters by Research differs from a traditional taught
     workshops, one-to-one tutorials and student mentoring                                                                           your undergraduate studies, some academic programmes
                                                                     Studying these options gives you the chance to explore an                                                                      degree as it offers the opportunity carry out an in-depth
     schemes. You will be supported to develop your academic                                                                         are open to students with little or no prior academic
                                                                     area that interests you, whether it’s something you enjoyed                                                                    research project. It is designed to prepare students for
     writing, English language, critical reading, library and                                                                        experience in the subject.
                                                                     at school or something completely new. Either way, they                                                                        doctoral or PhD research and allows students to develop a
     research skills. You will also have access to mathematics
                                                                     help put your studies in a wider context, providing a breadth                                                                  programme that is based on their own personal interests.
     support, where this is part of your programme of study, and                                                                     Research degrees
     you will develop your use of learning technologies.             of understanding that can appeal to many employers.
                                                                                                                                     Our postgraduate research students are an important part       Integrated degrees (1+3)
                                                                     Above all, these options can enrich your studies and            of our research culture and make up nearly a third of our
     In the departments, there are advisers who can help with                                                                                                                                       Several of our courses offer students the option to take
                                                                     help you to appreciate your degree in a wider context.          student population. We have a range of research options at
     issues concerning registration, timetables, accessing                                                                                                                                          a bridging approach to postgraduate study. Known as
                                                                     This breadth is also appealing to future employers of           Lancaster including:
     course materials and other matters related to your                                                                                                                                             Integrated Degrees, or 1+3, they can be followed at
                                                                     our students.
     programme. All our undergraduate students are also                                                                              Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)                                     Masters level before progressing directly to PhD level.
     allocated a college adviser who can give general advice on      It’s worth thinking about your choices now, but you
                                                                                                                                     Taking between three to four years to complete, most           Although there is a taught component to these courses,
     academic as well as welfare matters.                            don’t have to commit until just before your course starts.
                                                                                                                                     doctoral students at Lancaster work on a traditional           they are ideal for anyone who already has a clear idea of
                                                                                                                                     PhD by Research. This includes research training and an        the field they would like to research and they are assessed
                                                                                                                                     emphasis on conducting original research leading to a          primarily by dissertation.
                                                                                                                                     written thesis.
                                                                                                                                     It is also possible to conduct original research and produce
                                                                                                                                     a series of peer refereed academic papers for publication,
                                                                                                                                     rather than a thesis. This leads to the degree of PhD by
                                                                                                                                     Alternative Format.
                                                                                                                                     Some of our PhD programmes also have variants that
                                                                                                                                     make them particularly suitable for part-time study.

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     International
     Foundation Year
     and Pre-Masters
     Programmes

     Based on campus, the International Study Centre                                                                                        Study structure
                                                                                                                                            We have six Foundation routes and two Pre-Masters routes,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 University-style teaching
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 You will learn in a university-style environment. This includes
     provides students that need it with the opportunity to                                                                                 each leading to degree study in a related subject.
                                                                                                                                            Options include::
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 participating in group lectures, seminars and tutorials and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 undertaking independent study. This style of teaching
     take a foundation course, or top-up course, so that they                                                                                •   Business and Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 really helps you to prepare for degree study and feel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 confident about progressing to undergraduate study.
     can prepare for a degree at Lancaster University the                                                                                    •   Engineering and Computing
                                                                                                                                             •   Law                                                             Regular assessment
     following year.                                                                                                                         •   Life Sciences                                                   To ensure you make steady progress throughout the programme
                                                                                                                                             •   Mathematics and Statistics                                      and achieve the grades you need, we will give you regular
     International Study Centre                                      The programmes are not just about your academic studies,                •   Social Studies                                                  assessments. This includes exams, coursework assessment,
                                                                     they are designed to help you to settle into your new                                                                                       presentations and extended essays.
     Our International Study Centre programmes are delivered by      environment and encourage you to get fully involved in campus
     Study Group in partnership with Lancaster University. When                                                                             Or a Pre-Masters Programme in:
                                                                     life and the community at Lancaster University. From day one,
     you join the International Study Centre, you will begin your    you will be part of the University: living, studying and socialising
     journey towards gaining a degree from a top UK university and                                                                           • Business, Law and Social Sciences                                  For more information, please visit:
                                                                     within our close and friendly community. You will also live in one
     a rewarding career.                                                                                                                     • Engineering, Computing, Mathematics and Science                    www.lancaster.ac.uk/isc or join our social
                                                                     of our colleges with other students. You will also have access to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  community www.facebook.com/isclancaster
     An International Foundation Year allows you to progress to a    the University’s excellent facilities such as the new library and
     broad range of undergraduate degree choices at Lancaster        the sports centre, and Students’ Union activities.                     At the International Study Centre, you will study a combination of
     University, and our Pre-Masters Programme enables you                                                                                  core units and subject-specific units that focus on the academic
     to progress to postgraduate study at the University. The                                                                               areas most relevant to your chosen degree.
     programmes are carefully designed to combine academic
     modules and, where needed, English language training with the                                                                          Improve your English
     study skills you will need to progress to degree study.
                                                                                                                                            If you need to top-up your English before starting your
                                                                                                                                            Foundation Year or Pre-Masters Programme, you can join
                                                                                                                                            our English Language Preparation programme or English
                                                                                                                                            for Pre-Masters programme for one term. At the end of
                                                                                                                                            the programme, you will be ready to start on your chosen
                                                                                                                                            pathway at the International Study Centre.

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     A global outlook

     Lancaster University has over 4,000 international students
     from over 100 different countries on campus. Our global
     reach goes beyond the borders of the UK. Working with
     partner universities and institutions, currently in China,
     Germany, Malaysia and Ghana, we have developed
     Lancaster pathways to allow students the opportunity to
     access Lancaster’s academic excellence in teaching and
     research in their own countries.

     Our European campus                                            Your Global experience
     Lancaster University's first campus in mainland Europe will    Lancaster University also offers a number of global
     allow European and international students the opportunity      experiences for current Lancaster and visiting
     to access Lancaster’s academic programmes in Leipzig,          students such as Study Abroad, Summer Schools
     Germany. As part of its first phase of development,            and vacation travel.
     Lancaster University Leipzig will offer four Lancaster
     accredited Bachelor of Science programmes taught by
     the University, and a University accredited foundation         For more information about the global
     programme operated by our partners Navitas.                    experiences we offer, please visit
                                                                    www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/global-experiences
     For more information about studying for
     a Lancaster degree overseas, please visit
     www.lancaster.ac.uk/global-lancaster                           A global education
                                                                    You will learn from world-leading academics from around
                                                                    the globe, as over a third of our team are from outside the
     Pathways to Lancaster                                          UK and are researching the global challenges we face.
     In collaboration with our overseas partners, we offer a        Coming to Lancaster is an opportunity to broaden your
     number of undergraduate and postgraduate access and            horizons. It's not just about learning new subjects, it's
     articulation programmes in a variety of subject areas in       also about finding new perspectives and discovering new
     different countries. Students will spend one or two years of   experiences too. It will allow you to make friendships and
     study in their own country followed by a period of study at    connections that cross borders and continents. You will
     Lancaster, leading to a single or double degree award.         rub shoulders with students from more than 100 countries,
                                                                    whether you're doing group work, getting involved with
     For further information about these                            one of our student societies or walking in the surrounding
     programmes, please visit                                       countryside with classmates.
     www.lancaster.ac.uk/transfer-programmes
                                                                    Overseas programmes
                                                                    In collaboration with Lancaster University’s partner
                                                                    universities and colleges overseas, we have a variety of
                                                                    programmes that give students in their home country
                                                                    access to degree schemes here at Lancaster. We currently
                                                                    offer a range of 1+3 and 2+2 programmes in China, India and
                                                                    Nigeria – with more being developed each year.
                                                                                                                                  Leipzig Town Hall

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     Study and
     work abroad                                                                                                                        CANADA
                                                                                                                                                                                                         EUROPE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CHINA

                                                                                                                                                   USA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TAIWAN
                                                                                                                                      MEXICO                                                                                     HONG KONG

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          THAILAND

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             AUSTRALIA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           NEW ZEALAND

                                                                                                                                        As an undergraduate, you can study or work abroad to             Masters students in the Management School have the
                                                                                                                                        broaden your cultural understanding, develop new skills          opportunity to compete for a place on the postgraduate
     For further details, please visit                                                                                                  and enhance your employability. We have over 120                 study abroad programme. Destinations are worldwide and
     www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/global-experiences                                                                                       approved partners in Europe and worldwide for semester-          vary each year.
                                                                                                                                        or year-long study.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         For updates, please visit
                                                                                                                                        For further details, please visit                                www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/postgraduate/
     Studying at Lancaster is all about broadening your                                                                                 www.lancaster.ac.uk/global-experiences/
                                                                                                                                        outgoing
                                                                                                                                                                                                         study-abroad

     horizons, finding new perspectives and discovering                                                                                                                                                  Other postgraduate degrees may offer field trips or

     new experiences. At Lancaster, you get to be part of a                                                                             We also have an increasing number of vacation
                                                                                                                                        opportunities where you can spend time at one of our
                                                                                                                                                                                                         overseas visits. Opportunities for studying abroad at
                                                                                                                                                                                                         postgraduate level vary widely across departments.

     community that starts with your college and stretches                                                                              overseas campuses or partners with fellow Lancaster
                                                                                                                                        students and staff. Destinations include Malaysia, China,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         If you are considering studying abroad during your
                                                                                                                                                                                                         postgraduate degree, please discuss your options
     beyond the campus and right round the world.                                                                                       India, Ghana, Germany, France, New Zealand and the
                                                                                                                                        USA, as well as degree specific field trips in Italy, Iceland,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         with your department.

                                                                                                                                        Switzerland and New York.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          For further details about study abroad
                                                                                                                                                                                                          opportunities, please email
                                                                                                                                        For further details, please visit                                 globalexperiences@lancaster.ac.uk
     You’ll have opportunities to make international connections     You might spend a few weeks abroad as part of your                 www.lancaster.ac.uk/global-experiences/
                                                                                                                                        vacation-travel
     of your own, living and studying with students from more        course, or study for a year at one of our partner universities
     than 100 countries. You could be doing group work,              around the world. When you graduate, you’ll join an alumni
     getting involved with one of the student societies or           network that spans the globe in 180 countries.
     enjoying a night off at a large or small social event. You’ll
     learn from world-leading staff from around the globe            We have developed a range of opportunities for you to
     who are working on ground-breaking research, which is           travel overseas as part of your degree experience.
     recognised internationally.

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     Support and                                        Student services                                            International societies

     wellbeing
                                                        www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs

                                                        Our services aim to enhance your student experience.        The Students' Union supports a wide range of
                                                        Our one-stop enquiry desk, right in the heart of the        international student groups, with the largest
                                                        campus, provides friendly and expert advice on a range      including the Chinese Students and Scholars
                                                        of academic and non-academic issues.                        Association and the African and Caribbean Society.
                                                        We offer a range of specialist support services, help
     Everyone needs support from time-to-time.          with financial matters and careers advice. If you have a     For a full list of international
                                                        disability, our Disability Service will assess your needs    societies, please visit
     Lancaster offers a range of services to help you   and put in place appropriate adjustments for your            www.lancastersu.co.uk/international
                                                        studies. Our counselling and mental health advisory
     make the most of your time with us.                service can provide short-term support to help you
                                                        to engage in your studies during emotional and              Sport Lancaster
                                                        mental health issues. If you need a visa, our visa and
                                                        immigration team will provide you with all the necessary
                                                        documentation for you to apply for your visa once           Conveniently located on campus, our Sports Centre
                                                        you have an unconditional offer. We have a medical          offers a fantastic range of indoor and outdoor
                                                        practice on campus and a pre-school offering a range        facilities for you to train and play.
                                                        of services for parents, and our multi-faith centre is
                                                        open to all students.                                       Indoor facilities include a 25-metre swimming pool,
                                                                                                                    an 8.5-metre climbing wall and bouldering cave
                                                        We offer access to getting paid work whilst you
                                                                                                                    as well as a health and fitness suite and sports
                                                        study, and we work in partnership with your academic
                                                                                                                    hall. In 2019, we opened our new Strength and
                                                        department and your college to ensure you receive the
                                                                                                                    Conditioning room, a space designed for high-
                                                        right support at the right time.
                                                                                                                    performance packed with innovative conditioning
                                                                                                                    equipment. Outside, you can find a range of courts
                                                        Chaplaincy                                                  and pitches including a 3G pitch, crown bowling
                                                                                                                    green and tennis courts. Plus, if you’re looking for
                                                        Our multi-faith Chaplaincy Centre is a welcoming            ways to enjoy some fresh air we also have a 2.6 mile
                                                        and engaging place for people of all faiths and none.       woodland walk and a challenging outdoor trim trail.
                                                        It offers a space for exploring issues of spirituality
                                                        and building community, or just a quiet place to eat        Whether you enjoy competitive or recreational
                                                        your lunch.                                                 sport, keeping healthy in body and mind or simply
                                                                                                                    enjoy being active, we have something for you.
                                                        Your Students' Union

                                                        All students at Lancaster can find a sense of belonging
                                                        and many opportunities to get involved in university life
                                                                                                                    "One of the reasons I love the
                                                        through the Students' Union. It's here to represent you     Students' Union is because of the
                                                        and support you.                                            voice it gives to students. Becoming
                                                        Everything it does has students at its heart – working      an Academic Rep helped me
                                                        to be a force for positive change, supporting wellbeing     understand that students actually
                                                        and helping you to have a great experience while you’re
                                                        with us.
                                                                                                                    have a say in what goes on at the
                                                                                                                    university – I could see the results of
                                                        Societies, sport, volunteering, academic support,           my campaigns come to life and affect
                                                        welfare advice and much more, the Students' Union
                                                        does it all making sure you have all the opportunities      the daily lives of my course mates."
                                                        you need to enjoy a fulfilling student life.                Abiola Adelabu (Nigeria)
                                                        When you come to study at Lancaster University,
                                                        you will automatically become a member of Lancaster
                                                        University Students’ Union. However, if you do not
                                                        wish to join, you also have the right to opt out of
                                                        membership.

                                                          To find out more, please visit
                                                          www.lancastersu.co.uk

     www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students                                                                    www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students
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     Your home

                                                                                                                                                            Example 2019/20 room rates:

                                                                                                                                               Room type                Cost per week           College
                                                                                                                                               Basic Standard with      £91.70                  Bowland
                                                                                                                                               wash basin
                                                                                                                                               Standard with wash       £107.03                 Bowland, Furness, Grizedale,
                                                                                                                                               basin                                            Pendle and Graduate
                                                                                                                                               Superior Standard        £121.03                 County and Bowland
                                                                                                                                               with wash basin
     All our students belong to one of our nine colleges,                                                                                      Townhouses               £128.31                 County, Grizedale and
     which means you'll find yourself in a friendly, supportive                                                                                                                                 Graduate Colleges
                                                                                                                                               Basic En Suite           £126.84                 County and Bowland
     environment from your first day. At Lancaster, all                                                                                        (private shower/WC)

     of our accommodation is located within our college                                                                                        En Suite
                                                                                                                                               (private shower/WC)
                                                                                                                                                                        £136.85                 Bowland, Fylde and Graduate

     communities so living in student accommodation can be                                                                                     Superior En Suite        £140.35                 All Colleges
     a good way to settle into university life.                                                                                                (private shower/WC)

                                                                                                                                               Bowland, County, Lonsdale and Cartmel Colleges all offer some
                                                                                                                                               accommodation with catering, you will need to add about £50 per week
     Each of our colleges has their own personality, but picking        So it’s a great place to spend time. It's as much a group of           to the costs listed above.
     which one to join usually comes down to the type of                people as it is a building, it’s your team, your university family.
     accommodation you want and the facilities you need. Our            It might take a little time to get to know the others on your          For more information about the accommodation options available and the
     accommodation has been named Best University Halls in the          course, or to figure out which clubs to join, so your college is       current prices, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/accommodation
     National Student Housing Awards seven times since 2010.            a ready-made set of friends. You live together, study together
     It includes townhouses, studios, en suite rooms, catered           and compete together, in everything from sports to debates to
     accommodation or even furnished family flats, so we hope           business. And because these are the people you get to know            Lancaster University Homes
     there will be something to suit everyone.                          first, they’re often the friendships that last the longest.
                                                                                                                                              If you prefer to live in the city, then Lancaster University Homes can help you
     But it’s more than just a place to stay. It’s where you’ll study   During your time at Lancaster, your college offers the first port     to find suitable student housing. With a comprehensive list of approved city-
     and socialise too. So, when you've finished your work for the      of call for any support. There are staff on duty round the clock,     centre houses, flats and halls, you can be safe in the knowledge that we have
     day, you can meet your friends in the social space, settle down    ready to help – whether it’s a friendly word of advice, or you        inspected all properties included in the scheme to ensure that they meet
     to a film or even see a band play. If you can find the time in     need some support.
                                                                                                                                              ours and the UK government's standards.
     your schedule, your college’s events and activities can fill it.
     Languages, quizzes and even cooking classes. And, even if you                                                                            To find out more, please visit www.lancasteruniversityhomes.co.uk
                                                                          Find out more about our colleges, please
     don’t live on campus, you can always come and join in – your
                                                                          visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/colleges
     college is yours wherever you’re staying.

     www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students                                                                                                                                                              www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students
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     Careers                                                                                                                           Alumni –
     Students and graduates of Lancaster University benefit                                                                            a network for life
     from a Careers Service that offers life-time advice.
     For as long as you need it, help and advice are available.
     Supporting your future                                           You can book consultation appointments with our staff to
                                                                      help you to develop your careers plan, ensure that your
     Preparing for life beyond university is a central part of        applications are tailored and effective, and help you practise
     our student experience. The Careers team work with the           every stage of the graduate recruitment and selection
     Students’ Union, employers, alumni, faculties and academic       process.
     departments to deliver a proactive and tailored service for
     all stages of your career planning.                              You can also book onto our regular Careers Workshops,
                                                                      which give you the opportunity to develop specific skills,
     Part-time work for students                                      such as CV writing, interview skills, searching for jobs and
                                                                      work experience, and how to prepare for assessment
     Lancaster University has a professional recruitment agency       centres. At these sessions, we’ll guide you in how to acquire
     within the Careers Service to provide you with more              these skills, generate ideas, and apply them to your career
     opportunities and support to find temporary paid work            planning. We also run regular Enterprise Events ideal for
     on campus and in the local area.                                 students intending to start a business.

     Working during your studies
                                                                        For further details, please visit
     Most international students are permitted to undertake
                                                                        www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers
     some work in the UK whilst they are studying at university.
     If you have a Tier 4 visa you can usually work up to 20 hours
     a week. However, it is your responsibility to check any
     restrictions on your student visa before undertaking any         Go online
     employment.                                                      As a Lancaster student, you’ll have access to a wealth of
                                                                      careers information through our online services that offer
                                                                      a range of licenced digital products to help you manage
       For more information, please visit                             your graduate career. We also offer an eGuidance service,
       www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/                           online workshops, and employer events and appointment
       student-visas                                                  bookings. We advertise all our part-time and full-time
                                                                      graduate vacancies on line.

     The Lancaster Award                                              Get work experience
     The Lancaster Award is an innovative award scheme                Internships, work placements and work experience are
     designed to ensure that you are noticed in the competitive       highly valued by employers. These not only help you to
     graduate world. Achieving the Lancaster Award is a major         make informed choices about job sectors and specific
     advantage when applying for jobs or further study. It            occupations, but can also demonstrate your ability to
     recognises your achievements outside of your studies             potential future employers. Our friendly Careers staff can
     that have enhanced your employability and helps you              help you identify and secure the right work experience for
     demonstrate this to potential employers.                         you. The University's Employment and Recruitment Service,
                                                                      where you can look for paid part-time work while you study, is
     Many employers attach considerable importance to your
     participation in activities outside of your programme of
                                                                      part of the Careers Service as well.                             As a Lancaster student and   Starting during your student days, you will get opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                    to connect with alumni that continue well beyond
     study. Examples include work placements, volunteering,
     extra-curricular courses, societies and sports. The Lancaster    Meet graduate recruiters                                         graduate you will join a     graduation.
                                                                                                                                                                    We run a vibrant international alumni events programme,
     Award helps you to record these and reflect on the skills that
     you’re developing so you can articulate them effectively to
                                                                      We run a range of careers fairs throughout the year, including
                                                                      some specialising in a particular sector or type of work, eg     global alumni community.     have a team of dedicated alumni volunteers and you’ll find
                                                                                                                                                                    alumni activities for you in over 40 cities worldwide.
     future employers.                                                Law, Teaching, or the more multi-subject autumn and spring
                                                                      Careers Fairs, and our Part-Time Jobs Fair.
                                                                                                                                       We have 148,000 Lancaster    2018/19 saw alumni events in China in Beijing, Hong

       For further details, please visit
                                                                      Prospective employers also come on campus individually to        alumni in 180 countries      Kong, Guangzhou and Shanghai. Alumni also gathered in
                                                                                                                                                                    Singapore, Seoul, Dusseldorf, Paris, London, Taipei and
                                                                      run skills workshops and to talk about their opportunities for
       www.lancaster.ac.uk/lancaster-award
                                                                      students and graduates. These are a great chance to develop      across the globe and 40+     many more places.
                                                                      your skills and learn more about different organisations to
     Helping you identify and secure the
                                                                      inform your career planning.                                     alumni groups around         Our groups and events provide a way for you to develop
                                                                                                                                                                    your professional and social networks and to keep you

     right career path after you graduate                             Over 200 employers and alumni offer their services every         the world.                   connected with fellow graduates wherever you end up
                                                                                                                                                                    in the world.
                                                                      year to individually mentor students who would like one-
     We offer a range of workshops, information, advice, and one-     to-one help with progressing their career goals. Careers
     to-one guidance to help you explore your career options.         Service staff match interested students with mentors very
     We can also introduce you to graduates and employers who         carefully so both can experience a productive and beneficial
     have first-hand knowledge of the sectors that interest you.      mentoring relationship between November and May.

     www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students                                                                                                                     www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students
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     Fees and funding                                                                                                Postgraduate annual fee ranges (2020 entry)

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Standard Fees
                                                                                                                                                                           Taught degrees                        Research degrees
                                                                                                                                                                           EU                   Overseas         EU                   Overseas
                                                                                                                      Full-time: for courses and research in               £10,450              £22,550          TBC                  £20,230
                                                                                                                      Science and Technology

                                                                                                                      Management School                                    £13,000 -            £20,000 -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 TBC                  £16,095
                                                                                                                      (dependent on programme)                             £16,500              £23,000
                                                                                                                      MBA                                                  £33,000              £33,000          N/A                  N/A
                                                                                                                      Full-time: all other subjects                        £8,920               £18,800          TBC                  £16,095

                                                                                                                       Please note: the tuition fee rates outlined are only applicable to those programmes which attract the standard fee
                                                                                                                       rate. To find out how much your tuition fees will be, please find the degree you are interested in studying in our online
                                                                                                                       course search www.lancaster.ac.uk/masters

     Our fee structure for overseas students is variable and the                                                       For students starting at the University for the 2020 session, subsequent year's fees may be subject to increases.
                                                                                                                       For taught postgraduate courses, this will be capped at 4% from the previous year for all students. For continuing

     cost depends on the area of study. The fee you pay will                                                           postgraduate research students from the UK or EU any increases will be tied to the Research UK standard fee
                                                                                                                       stipend, whereas the fees for international postgraduate research students will be capped at 2.5% per annum.

     depend on the programme and level you choose to study.
                                                                                                                                                                                       When you apply for a visa to study in the UK, the UK
                                                                                                                     Funding                                                           government will require you to have a minimum level of
     Undergraduate annual fee ranges (2020 entry)                                                                    Postgraduate scholarships and bursaries
                                                                                                                                                                                       money to cover living expenses in addition to your tuition
                                                                                                                                                                                       fees. For more information about the requirments for living
                                                                                                                     To help with study and living costs, Lancaster University         costs in the UK, please contact our Visa and Immigration
                                                                                                                     offers postgraduates a range of scholarships, studentships        team or visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/visa
                                                                                                                     and bursaries.
                                                                                                                                                                                       The budget below aims to show the estimated costs you
     EU                                                                                                              • Alumni Loyalty Scholarship – this scholarship offers            can expect as a single student whilst living and studying at
        £9,250             The fee for EU students                                                                     a reduction in the tuition fees of taught Masters               Lancaster. Please note that the example budget does not
                                                                                                                       programmes and it is open to all our Alumni. The                include entertainment and insurance costs or tuition fees.
                                                                                                                       reduction available is determined by the level of the
     Overseas                                                                                                          undergraduate award that you achieved with us.                   Item                              Estimated weekly cost
     The fees vary depending on the degree programme you study. Please check online for specific fees.               • University Scholarships – we offer a range of                   Rent                               £115
                                                                                                                       scholarships awarded directly through our faculties
                                                                                                                                                                                       Bills                              £20 - £25
        £18,700            Arts and Social Sciences                                                                    and departments. The majority of these scholarships
                                                                                                                       offer support towards fees, although some may also              Food and toiletries                £45
                                                                                                                       contribute towards living costs. Competition for                Books and stationery               £15
                                                                                                                       these scholarships is mainly based around academic
        £19,474            Management School (excluding Accounting and Finance)                                        performance and the number of scholarships and                  Clothes                            £10
                                                                                                                       studentships offered varies from year to year.                  Telephone                          £10
        £20,865            Accounting and Finance                                                                                                                                      TV licence                         £4
                                                                                                                       For further details visit:                                      Laundry                            £5
        £22,550            Health and Medicine/Science and Technology                                                  www.lancaster.ac.uk/international-fees
                                                                                                                                                                                       It is important to also note that the costs detailed in the
                                                                                                                                                                                       example budget do not include travel to and from your
                           Medicine - International students entering in 2020-21 will be required                                                                                      home country. You will need to budget for any trips home
        £34,700
                                                                                                                     Other sources of funding include Chevening Scholarships           in addition to these listed living costs.
                           to pay an additional annual supplement to cover the cost of clinical
                                                                                                                     and the British Council.                                          Students undertaking Postgraduate Research
                           placements. At the time of printing this was unconfirmed but the additional
                                                                                                                     University funding for scholarships is limited. Most              Programmes should budget towards the upper end of
                           supplement is likely to be around £10,000 - £25,000 per annum. The                                                                                          these estimated costs to cover research-related field
                                                                                                                     scholarships take the form of a partial tuition fee reduction.
                           Medical School will confirm the exact amount as soon as this is known.                                                                                      trips, visits to off-campus libraries and attendance at
                                                                                                                                                                                       conferences.
      Please note: the tuition fee rates outlined are only applicable to those programmes that attract the
                                                                                                                     Living costs
      standard fee rate. To find out how much your tuition fees will be, please find the degree you are interested   At Lancaster living costs tend to be lower than many               For further detailed information on
      in studying in our online course search www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses                        other places in the UK. The amount you need to spend on            budgeting, please visit
                                                                                                                     accommodation, household costs and social expenses                 www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/money/
      For students starting at the University for the 2020 session, subsequent year’s fees may be subject to
                                                                                                                     will depend on your own personal circumstances and the             budgeting/living-costs
      increases. For undergraduate courses, this will be capped at 4% from the previous year.
                                                                                                                     lifestyle you choose to lead.

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     How to apply

     Undergraduate                                                       Using My Applications to apply                                     Current Lancaster students                                     Get in touch
                                                                         Using your account on the My Applications website,                 If you are a current Lancaster student, or you have recently   If you have any questions about how to apply,
     Please apply through UCAS                                           you are able to submit applications for the postgraduate           graduated from Lancaster, we can reduce the amount             please contact our Admissions Team via
     www.ucas.com                                                        programme(s) which you wish to study, and upload supporting        of information that you will need to provide as part of        pgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk or, +44 (0)1524 592032.
                                                                         documentation. A small number of programmes require an             your application.
     Applicants applying for UK undergraduate courses are required       application through a different route, for example the Doctorate
     to apply through the UK centralised application system              in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) and the PgDip/MA in Social
     UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). When           Work. If you have any queries, please refer to our website or
     applying, you can select up to five different courses, either at    contact our Admissions Team.
     the same or different universities. UCAS will notify you once a
     decision has been made on your application. Once you receive
                                                                         What do I need to include with my
     a decision from each choice, you will be asked to choose a firm     application?
     and an insurance course while you wait for your results. Your       The My Applications website will guide you through the details
     ‘firm’ choice is your top choice, and your ‘insurance’ choice is    that you need to provide and the supporting documentation
     the course you would like if you don’t get the required grades      screen will provide you with a list of required documents.
     for your firm choice. If you meet the conditions of your offer,
     your place on the degree programme will be confirmed.               These will usually include:
     For entry in autumn 2020, we would advise you to apply
     through UCAS between 1st September 2019 and 15th                    +	Degree certificates and transcripts of previous higher
     January 2020. You will be able to submit applications until 30th       education (college/university) degrees. For transcripts in
     June, but after January, if we fill all spaces it is possible for      languages other than English, a certified English translation
     courses to close. If you are applying from outside the EU then         will be required
     application deadlines and procedures may be more flexible so        + Personal Statement
     please read the advice from UCAS carefully. Please be aware
     that the application deadline for the Medical School will be        +	References (we can automatically contact your referees
     15th October 2019.                                                     once you have submitted your application, if you ask us to)

     Postgraduate                                                        + Research proposal (for research degrees)
     Our aim is to make the application process as simple and            +	For those where English is not their first language, copies
     efficient as possible for you.                                         of English language test results
                                                                         For detailed information on the English language qualifications
     We would encourage you to apply online
                                                                         we accept, please visit: www.lancaster.ac.uk/pg-english-
     using the My Applications website at
                                                                         requirements
     www.lancaster.ac.uk/postgraduate-applications

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     Entry requirements

     Lancaster has been welcoming students from around the globe                                                               Postgraduate
                                                                                                                               For postgraduate study we accept a range of international qualifications, please visit our website for details.
     for many years. We have a lot of experience with the different
     education systems across the world. To study at Lancaster                                                                 For a detailed list of how Lancaster University academic entry requirements match the
                                                                                                                               qualifications from your country, please visit
     you would need to ensure you meet our academic entry                                                                      www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/international-qualifications

     requirements. If your first language is not English, you will also
     be asked for a recognised English language qualification.                                                                 English Language requirements
                                                                                                                               If your native language is not English you will need to ensure that you meet our minimum English Language standards.
                                                                                                                               The level we require will depend on the programme you wish to study.

     Undergraduate                                               Foundation courses
                                                                                                                               For detailed information on the qualifications we accept please visit
     For undergraduate study, the exact grades that we require   If you are from a country where the secondary (High
     will vary according to the degree scheme and some           School) education system is broader than that of the UK,      www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students/english-requirements
     courses may require you to have a qualification in a        or is one year shorter, you may need to take a foundation
     specific subject.                                           course, or ‘top-up’ course, before you are considered ready
                                                                 to enter a UK undergraduate degree scheme. These kinds
     If you are studying A levels or the International           of programmes are normally one year in duration and are       Pre-sessional English courses
     Baccalaureate you will find our entry grades at             offered by a wide variety of educational institutions.
                                                                                                                               If you have taken an approved English Language test but do not meet the minimum entry requirements for your chosen
     www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses                                                                           degree scheme you may be eligible to take one of our pre-sessional English Language courses to bring you up to the
                                                                 For more information about the Foundation course              required level.
     You will find a detailed list of other qualifications       offered at Lancaster please visit
     required for entry at                                       www.lancasterisc.com
     www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students/                                                                         For more information please visit
     find-your-country                                                                                                         www.lancaster.ac.uk/pg-pre-sessional
     If you are unsure, or if your country isn't listed, then
     please contact the Admissions Team for advice:
     ugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk                                                                                              If you have any queries, please contact the Admissions Team: pgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk

     www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students                                                                                                                                                www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students
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     Our courses
     We have 600 undergraduate and postgraduate courses to choose from. Many of our
     undergraduate courses also offer an option of a four-year study abroad, placement year
     or industry variant; please visit our website for further information.
     We also offer a range of four-week and 10-week English language courses and a range
     of foundation courses to help you prepare you for university-level study. For more
     information on what is on offer, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/pre-sessional

     Undergraduate degrees                                                                                                           Course Title
                                                                                                                                                                                    Degree Typical
                                                                                                                                                                                    (Hons) A level     Course Title
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Degree Typical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (Hons) A level
                                                                                                                                                                                           offer                                                                  offer
                                               Degree Typical                                                       Degree Typical   Foundation Year for Medicine and Surgery       CertHE see         History and Philosophy                              BA     AAB
      Course Title                             (Hons) A level   Course Title                                        (Hons) A level                                                         website
                                                      offer                                                                offer                                                                       History and Politics                                BA     AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies                                 BA       ABB
     Accounting and Finance                    BSc      AAB     Electronic and Electrical Engineering               BEng   AAB                                                                         History and Religious Studies                       BA     AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and Computing                   BSc      AAB
     Accounting and Management                 BSc      AAB     Electronic and Electrical Engineering               MEng   AAA                                                                         History, Philosophy and Politics                    BA     AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and English Literature          BA       AAB
     Accounting, Finance and Mathematics       BSc      AAB     Engineering                                         BEng   AAB                                                                         Human Geography                                     BA     AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and Film                        BA       ABB
     Advertising and Marketing                 BA       AAB     English Language                                    BA     AAB                                                                         International Business Management (France)          BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and Geography                   BA       AAB
     Architecture                              BA       AAB     English Language and Creative Writing               BA     AAB                                                                         International Business Management (Germany)         BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and German Studies              BA       ABB
     Biochemistry                              MSci     AAA     English Language and French Studies                 BA     AAB                                                                         International Business Management (Italy)           BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and History                     BA       AAB
     Biochemistry                              BSc      AAB     English Language and German Studies                 BA     AAB                                                                         International Business Management (Mexico)          BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and Linguistics                 BA       AAB
     Biology                                   BSc      AAB     English Language and Linguistics                    BA     AAB                                                                         International Business Management (Spain)           BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and Mathematics                 BA       AAB
     Biology                                   MSci     AAA     English Language and Literature                     BA     AAB                                                                         International Management                            BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and Philosophy                  BA       ABB
     Biology with Entrepreneurship             BSc      AAB     English Language and Spanish Studies                BA     AAB                                                                         International Relations                             BA     ABB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and Politics                    BA       ABB
     Biology with Psychology                   BSc      AAB     English Language in the Media                       BA     AAB                                                                         International Relations and Religious Diversity     BA     ABB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and Spanish Studies             BA       ABB
     Biomedical Science                        BSc      AAB     English Language with Chinese                       BA     AAB                                                                         Law                                                 LLB    AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies and Theatre                     BA       ABB
     Biomedicine                               MSci     AAA     English Literature                                  BA     AAB                                                                         Law (Clinical Learning)                             LLB    AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies with Chinese                    BA       ABB
     Biomedicine                               BSc      AAB     English Literature and History                      BA     AAB                                                                         Law (International Law)                             LLB    AAB
                                                                                                                                     French Studies with Italian                    BA       ABB
     Business Analytics                        BSc      AAB     English Literature and Linguistics                  BA     AAB                                                                         Law with Criminology                                LLB    AAB
                                                                                                                                     Geography                                      BA       AAB
     Business Economics                        BSc      AAB     English Literature and Philosophy                   BA     AAB                                                                         Law with Politics                                   LLB    AAB
                                                                                                                                     Geography                                      BSc      AAB
     Business Management                       BSc      AAB     English Literature and Religious Studies            BA     AAB                                                                         Linguistics                                         BA     AAB
                                                                                                                                     Geography                                      MArts    AAA
     Chemical Engineering                      BEng     AAB     English Literature with Creative Writing            BA     AAB                                                                         Linguistics and Philosophy                          BA     AAB
                                                                                                                                     Geography                                      MSci     AAA
     Chemical Engineering                      MEng     AAA     English Literature, Creative Writing and Practice   BA     AAB                                                                         Linguistics with Chinese                            BA     AAB
                                                                                                                                     Geography and Economics                        BA       AAB
     Chemistry                                 BSc      ABB     Environmental Science                               BSc    ABB                                                                         Management and Entrepreneurship                     BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     German Studies                                 BA       ABB
     Chemistry                                 MChem ABB        Environmental Science                               MSci   AAB                                                                         Management and French Studies                       BA     AAB
                                                                                                                                     German Studies and Computing                   BSc      AAB
     Computer Science                          BSc      AAB     Ethics, Philosophy and Religion                     BA     ABB                                                                         Management and German Studies                       BA     AAB
                                                                                                                                     German Studies and English Literature          BA       AAB
     Computer Science and Mathematics          BSc      AAA     Film and Creative Writing                           BA     ABB                                                                         Management and Human Resources                      BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     German Studies and Film                        BA       ABB
     Computer Science and Mathematics          MSci     AAA     Film and English Literature                         BA     AAB                                                                         Management and Information Technology               BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     German Studies and Geography                   BA       AAB
     Criminology                               BA       ABB     Film and Philosophy                                 BA     ABB                                                                         Management and Spanish Studies                      BA     AAB
                                                                                                                                     German Studies and History                     BA       AAB
     Criminology and French Studies            BA       ABB     Film and Sociology                                  BA     ABB                                                                         Marketing                                           BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     German Studies and Linguistics                 BA       AAB
     Criminology and Law                       BA       ABB     Film and Theatre                                    BA     ABB                                                                         Marketing and Design                                BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     German Studies and Mathematics                 BA       AAB
     Criminology and Psychology                BA       AAB     Film Studies                                        BA     ABB                                                                         Marketing Management                                BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     German Studies and Philosophy                  BA       ABB
     Criminology and Sociology                 BA       ABB     Film, Media and Cultural Studies                    BA     ABB                                                                         Marketing with Psychology                           BSc    AAB
                                                                                                                                     German Studies and Politics                    BA       ABB
     Design                                    BA       ABB     Finance                                             BSc    AAB                                                                         Mathematics                                         BSc    AAA
                                                                                                                                     German Studies and Spanish Studies             BA       ABB
     Drama, Theatre and Performance            BA       ABB     Finance and Economics                               BSc    AAB                                                                         Mathematics                                         MSci   AAA
                                                                                                                                     German Studies and Theatre                     BA       ABB
     Earth and Environmental Science           BSc      ABB     Financial Mathematics                               BSc    AAA                                                                         Mathematics and Philosophy                          BA     AAA
                                                                                                                                     German Studies with Chinese                    BA       ABB
     Earth and Environmental Science           MSci     AAB     Financial Mathematics                               MSci   AAA                                                                         Mathematics with Statistics                         BSc    AAA
                                                                                                                                     German Studies with Italian                    BA       ABB
     Ecology and Conservation                  BSc      ABB     Fine Art                                            BA     ABB                                                                         Mathematics with Statistics                         MSci   AAA
                                                                                                                                     History                                        BA       AAB
     Economics                                 BA       AAB     Fine Art and Creative Writing                       BA     ABB                                                                         Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and   BSc    AAA
                                                                                                                                     History and International Relations            BA       AAB       Economics (MORSE)
     Economics                                 BSc      AAB     Fine Art and Design                                 BA     ABB
     Economics and International Relations     BA       AAB     Fine Art and Film                                   BA     ABB
                                                                                                                                     Please note, Study Abroad, Placement Year and Industry variants
     Economics and Mathematics                 BSc      AAB     Fine Art and Theatre                                BA     ABB       of these courses may be available. Please visit our website for
     Economics and Politics                    BA       AAB                                                                          more information.

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     Our courses                                                                                                                   Infolab

     Undergraduate degrees

                                                        Degree Typical                                            Degree Typical
      Course Title                                                       Course Title
                                                        (Hons) A level                                            (Hons) A level
     Mechanical Engineering                             BEng    AAB      Psychology                               BA      AAB
     Mechanical Engineering                             MEng    AAA      Psychology                               BSc     AAB
     Mechatronic Engineering                            BEng    AAB      Psychology                               MPsych AAA
     Mechatronic Engineering                            MEng    AAA      Psychology and French Studies            BA      AAB
     Media and Cultural Studies                         BA      ABB      Psychology and German Studies            BA      AAB
     Medicine and Surgery                               MBChB AAA -      Psychology and Linguistics               BA      AAB
                                                              AAB
                                                                         Psychology and Management                BA      AAB
     Medieval and Early Modern Studies                  BA      AAB
                                                                         Psychology and Spanish Studies           BA      AAB
     Modern Languages                                   BA      ABB
                                                                         Religious Studies                        BA      ABB
     Modern Languages and Cultures                      MLang   AAB
                                                                         Religious Studies and Sociology          BA      ABB
     Natural Sciences                                   MSci    A*AA -
                                                                         Religious Studies with Chinese           BA      ABB
                                                                AAA
                                                                         Social Work                              BA      BBB
     Natural Sciences                                   BSc     A*AA -
                                                                AAA      Sociology                                BA      ABB
     Nuclear Engineering                                BEng    AAB      Software Engineering                     BSc     AAB
     Nuclear Engineering                                MEng    AAA      Spanish Studies                          BA      ABB
     Peace Studies and International Relations          BA      ABB      Spanish Studies and Computing            BSc     AAB
     Philosophy                                         BA      ABB      Spanish Studies and English Literature   BA      AAB
     Philosophy and Politics                            BA      ABB      Spanish Studies and Film                 BA      ABB
     Philosophy and Religious Studies                   BA      ABB      Spanish Studies and Geography            BA      AAB
     Philosophy with Chinese                            BA      ABB      Spanish Studies and History              BA      AAB
     Philosophy, Politics and Economics                 BA      AAB      Spanish Studies and Linguistics          BA      AAB
     Physical Geography                                 BSc     AAB      Spanish Studies and Mathematics          BA      AAB
     Physical Geography                                 MSci    AAA      Spanish Studies and Philosophy           BA      ABB
     Physics                                            BSc     AAB      Spanish Studies and Politics             BA      ABB
     Physics                                            MPhys   AAA      Spanish Studies and Theatre              BA      ABB
     Physics with Particle Physics and Cosmology        BSc     AAB      Spanish Studies with Chinese             BA      ABB                         The Base
     Physics with Particle Physics and Cosmology        MPhys   AAA      Spanish Studies with Italian             BA      ABB
     Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology                BSc     AAB      Sports and Exercise Science              BSc     AAB
     Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology                MPhys   AAA      Theatre and Creative Writing             BA      ABB
     Politics                                           BA      ABB      Theatre and English Literature           BA      AAB
     Politics and International Relations               BA      ABB      Theoretical Physics                      BSc     AAB
     Politics and Religious Studies                     BA      ABB      Theoretical Physics                      MPhys   AAA
     Politics and Sociology                             BA      ABB      Theoretical Physics with Mathematics     BSc     AAB
     Politics with Chinese                              BA      ABB      Theoretical Physics with Mathematics     MSci    AAA
     Politics, International Relations and Management   BSc     AAB      Zoology                                  BSc     AAB

      Please note, Study Abroad, Placement Year and Industry variants
      of these courses may be available. Please visit our website for
      more information.

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     www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students                                                                                                              www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/international-students
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