Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate degree courses at Lancaster University are designed to challenge and inspire you, opening your eyes to the possibilities that new learning can make available.


"Our leading academics use state-of-the-art technology to tackle today's world problems and open new frontiers in cutting-edge research. We collaborate with local and international universities and companies, and our excellent teaching is kept current by this pioneering research, allowing us to offer up-to-date programmes relevant for industry."

Professor Claudio Paoloni, Head of Department

Masters Degrees

As a Masters student in the Engineering Department, you will be able to develop your technical and professional skills to the next level and get the opportunity to apply your abilities to real problems.


Academic staff with international reputations in their discipline are available to supervise and guide you to a Doctorate of Engineering.

Current PhD Studentships

Browse our list of funded PhD opportunities giving you real-world experience of Engineering and research.


All current Engineering students and recent graduates can apply for relevant paid work experience through the Faculty of Science and Technology Internship Programme to enhance their employability.


Open Days

We organise regular campus tours to enable potential applicants and their parents to visit our superb facilities. Your visit will give you a flavour of life at Lancaster, and we’re confident that it will inspire you to pick Lancaster as your chosen university.

Fees and Funding

There are two main costs for postgraduate students – academic fees and living expenses. Within these pages, you can view details of our fee levels and funding opportunities, and also find out more about what your living costs as a postgraduate might be whilst studying at Lancaster.