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Clearing is not a lottery if you have the right numbersLearn More
Intellectually stimulating courses
Students show strong satisfaction with our courses in the 2017 National Student Survey, praising the intellectually stimulating content of their courseLearn More
From clearing to prizewinner
Working hard, following his passion and taking risks helped Geography graduate Euan Crispin win a top prize after clearing brought him to Lancaster.Learn More
To Mongolia and back
Prizewinning Lancaster student celebrates his graduation by tackling the Mongol Rally, a 20,000 mile journey through 21 countriesLearn More
Sustainable water use in Africa
Lancaster University leads a ground-breaking project working with African researchers and entrepreneurs to address the urgent need for safe, sustainable water use in AfricaLearn More
Climate change and nutrient run-off
Dramatic changes will be needed in agricultural practices to offset increases in phosphorus losses due to climate change, researchers warn in a new study.Learn More
Armyworm biopesticide moves closer
Researchers win funding to push forward the production of a cheap, effective and locally-produced biopesticide to combat one of Africa’s major crop pestsLearn 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
- for knowledge exchange and commercialisation UK Impact Awards 2015
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.