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University of the Year
Lancaster University has risen to fifth place for Biological Sciences in the 2018 Sunday Times Good University Guide which names Lancaster University of the YearLearn More
Forest grazing and flood risk
Grazing animals within forests counteracts the effectiveness of trees to reduce flood risk a new study showsLearn More
Leading low carbon innovation
The Lancaster Environment Centre leads government report into North West potential for Eco-InnovationLearn More
Best of both worlds
Two Environment Centre academics are splitting their time between the UK and China, bringing Lancaster University teaching to Chinese undergraduatesLearn More
Taking world leading research into schools
Lancaster University has been taking its world leading research into the classroom to inspire the next generation of researchersLearn More
The ‘Hollywood effect’
Scientists should work with film makers to highlight conservation issues and help wildlifeLearn More
- in the UK for Geography & Environmental Studies 2018 Guardian University Guide
- in the UK for real-world impact of research Research Excellence Framework 2014
- in the UK for Biological Sciences The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Explore the science of life with our degrees in both Biology and Biological Sciences. We will equip you with the real-world skills required to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing our planet, whether it's developing new treatments for disease, helping to protect endangered species of trying to make sure the world has enough food.
Nestled between the Lake District and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, we're perfectly placed to study ecological processes and conservation. Our degrees will equip you with a comprehensive grounding in the key principles that underpin the major ecological and environmental issues of today’s world.
Discover the issues facing environments globally with our Environmental and Earth Sciences degrees. You'll study how the environment has evolved, enabling you to tackle some of the major challenges facing the world. Develop your knowledge of how the Earth system works, enhance your lab and research skills and join us on exciting fieldtrips to Iceland, Croatia and Spain.
Geography is diverse and varied, and you can explore every corner at Lancaster! Study the challenges facing the environment with our flexible degrees covering both human and physical geography. Take advantage of our unique location, nearby to coasts, the countryside and major urban centres and join us on international fieldtrips as far afield as Iceland, the Brazilian Amazon and Croatia.
The Last 100 Metres (L100M): safeguarding drinking water supplies in informal settlements