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University of the Year
Lancaster University is the Times and Sunday Times University of the Year.Learn More
Research seeking ways to increase yields for farmers worldwide has received $45 million to build on pioneering work in plant science to help feed the worldLearn More
Low energy computing
Lancaster Environment Centre pilots a low energy off-grid computer system with potential to go globalLearn More
Organic phosphorus call to action
Research into organic phosphorus is key to ensure future food security and environmental sustainabilityLearn More
Learn more about your course, meet our students and staff and take part in fun interactive activities during our Open Day on the 22nd SeptemberLearn More
Why development fails in the Amazon
Only local Amazonians can bring true sustainable development to their forest as protected areas, species and people come under increasing threatLearn 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
- 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.