Masters Degrees

Take your studies to the next level with a Taught Masters Degree.

Postgraduate Open Day

Join us on Wednesday 21st November 2018 to find out about postgraduate study at Lancaster University - the Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2018. Discuss the subjects that interest you and find out about scholarships and postgraduate loans.


Scholarships and Funding


We currently offer Faculty of Science and Technology Scholarships for:

  • MSc Developmental Disorders
  • MSc Developmental Psychology
  • MSc Psychology of Advertising
  • MSc Psychological Research Methods
  • Home/EU scholarship is £2,000
  • Overseas scholarship is £4,000

The scholarship is awarded as a fee reduction and is allocated on the academic excellence of the applicant or high potential of the applicant.

Recipients of a scholarship will be asked to pay a deposit of £750 within 28 days of award. Failure to do so will mean the scholarship is reallocated later in the cycle.

For further information about making an application please email

Alumni Loyalty Scholarship

Lancaster University will offer a reduction in tuition fees for all taught Masters programmes for eligible applicants, determined by the level of undergraduate or postgraduate award achieved.

The value of the scholarship is as follows:

If you hold an Undergraduate degree from Lancaster University

  • 20% fee reduction for 1st Class Hons degree holders
  • 10% fee reduction for 2:1 Hons degree holders

If you already hold a Postgraduate degree from Lancaster University
For students who intend taking a second taught masters programme at Lancaster University

  • 20% fee reduction for Master's with Distinction degree holders
  • 10% fee reduction for Master's with Merit degree holders

Please note that the Alumni Loyalty Scholarship will be based on the most recent programme of study undertaken at Lancaster University.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the Alumni Loyalty Scholarship you must either:

  • Hold an undergraduate or master's degree from Lancaster University (achieved at any time)
  • Hold an undergraduate or master’s degree from Lancaster University, achieved at any time, including one delivered through an associated institution
  • Have graduated from one of our partner institutions with a Lancaster University degree (LU Ghana, Sunway University Malaysia or LU College – BJTU Weihai China)
  • Have studied at Lancaster University via our Study Abroad programme

Some Masters by Research programmes may be eligible, contact us to check. The Scholarship is open to all our Alumni, regardless of their nationality or year of graduation. You do not need to apply for this scholarship; you will qualify automatically if you meet the eligibility criteria and the course entry requirements.

Contact Us

For all enquiries about postgraduate study at the Psychology Department, please contact us at:

Postgraduate Admissions
Faculty of Science and Technology
Lancaster University

Telephone: +44 (0)1524 593795