How to apply

Start date:  

  • 1st October, 2018  (part and full-time)

Maximum Cohort Number:  25

Initial closing date for applications:  28th February, 2018

(Places on this programme are limited, so we strongly encourage applicants to submit their application as soon as possible.  Applications received after 28th February 2018 will be considered on a first-come first-served basis until the programme is full).

Deposit:  £300.00 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place on this programme

Personal statement

Please include a clear, detailed personal statement about why you wish to join the programme, why you are suitable for it, your research interests and what you hope to achieve from it. Please outline whether you have experience of online programmes, and why you think you are well suited to studying online.

You should think very carefully about this statement and treat it as an opportunity to show what your interests are and how you will be able to benefit from postgraduate study in our department.

Entry Requirements

For admission to this programme applicants should normally have:

  • an upper-second class honours degree from a British university or CNAA, or
  • qualifications of a comparable standard from a university or recognised degree awarding body in another country.

Language proficiency

Applicants will need to have an acceptable fluency in written and spoken English.  For students whose first language is not English, an English Language Test Certificate will be required, that is, IELTS Academic with an overall score of 6.5 with at least 6.0 for reading and writing.

Further information can be found at: English Language Requirements.

To Apply

Please apply using the Online system

Postgraduate Admissions
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Lancaster University

Telephone:        +44 (0)1524 510880