Helping to feed the world
Lancaster shares in multi-million pound funding for a major food security research programmeLearn more
Volcanologist inspires a generation with new bookLearn more
China-UK sustainability roundtable
Lancaster University takes part in China-UK dialogue on science, policy and food securityLearn more
The most satisfied students
Students say Lancaster University is the top place in the UK to study Physical Geography and Environmental Science.Learn more
In the top three for research impact
The Lancaster Environment Centre has been ranked third in the UK for the real-world impact of its researchLearn more
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LEC offers a range of degrees in which you can study global issues through different subjects, from Ecology to Earth Science and Human Geography.
Postgraduate students are taught by and work with world-class scientists in a wide range of environmentally related disciplines.
Our community of world-class researchers not only highlight the nature and scale of the world’s major environmental challenges, but also provide the underlying knowledge to help find effective, sustainable solutions.
By engaging with LEC academics and research staff businesses gain access to one of the largest groups of scientists and social scientists in Europe working in environment-related research fields.