Why Study at Lancaster
We have a thriving research environment organised around five research clusters, and a number of research centres and smaller groups and English Language and Literature at Lancaster were rated 3rd for Research Power in the latest REF.
We pride ourselves on high quality teaching - we like our students to have access to our research through our teaching. New ideas and developments feed directly into what our students learn. Our full-time teaching staff come from a variety of backgrounds. All are experienced university-level teachers and all full-time teaching staff hold doctorates (Ph.D. degrees).
We are delighted that the Department has been rated top 20 in the world for five years in a row, rated 19th in the world in the QS 2017 rankings, 15th for academic reputation. Linguistics at Lancaster is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the UK, currently 5th in the 2017 Times Good University Guide and 8th in the 2018 Complete University Guide, 5th for graduate prospects/employability.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified students including students with disabilities, mature students and those with non-traditional qualifications.