Entry Requirements

The standard entry requirement for all of our courses is A*AA - AAA at A-level, plus Mathematics to Grade B at GCSE.

At least two of your A-levels must be in science subjects.

In addition, entry to some first year courses may require that you hold A-level qualifications in particular subjects, as set out here:

SubjectA-levelGCSE level
Biological Sciences Two sciences Mathematics and Chemistry
Chemistry Chemistry Mathematics and Chemistry
Computing None Mathematics
Electronic Engineering Mathematics Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering Mathematics Physics or Science
Environmental Science One science Physics or Science
Geography One science Mathematics
Psychology One science Mathematics
Mathematics Mathematics (grade A) Mathematics
Physics Physics and Mathematics Physics and Mathematics


Non-A-level Entry Requirements

Enquiries are welcomed from candidates with other qualifications, such as GNVQ, BTEC, Open University, Open College, ONC, HNC, HND, Scottish Highers, Irish Leaving Certificate and International Baccalaureate.

Overseas qualifications

We also welcome applicants offering a range of overseas qualifications. Find out more about Lancaster's approach to international qualifications.

Language requirements

If your first language is not English you will be asked for a recognised English language qualification. More information on Lancaster University's English language requirements.

Deferred entry

Enquiries from candidates considering a future application or deferred entry are also welcome.