Studying at Lancaster

Careers and personal development

Our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees provide excellent employment prospects. We want you to make the best start to your career.

Psychology Employability Programme

Psychology Employability Programme

We offer you the chance to gain relevant, high-quality work experience. This can help you start a career specialism in professional psychology, such as clinical, forensic, educational or research.



Our students and recent graduates can apply for relevant, paid work experience. Internships allow you to apply your knowledge in real-world situations, and get paid for it!

Careers Support

Careers Support

Our careers service offers lifetime support, help and friendly advice. Search for opportunities or explore options for further study.



After you have graduated, you will have the opportunity to continue your studies to the level of Masters or PhD. We also have dedicated careers resources for postgraduates.


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Academic Support

We ensure that our students receive the support that they need to achieve their full potential. We are a friendly department and foster a supportive learning environment.

Academic Advisors

We assign each student their own Advisor for the duration of their studies, meeting once per term. Your Advisor is available for on-demand, one-to-one consultation, and to discuss personal development. This can include feedback on coursework and discussion of academic issues. You may also discuss extra-curricular activities and any other issues you may be having.

Open Door Policy

Our friendly and approachable academic staff offer an open door to any students wanting support with their learning. Staff in the Teaching Office are also always available to help.

Student Representatives

Elected student representatives collect feedback from our students. We hold regular meetings with these representatives and the academic staff. We want to make sure we hear your opinions so that we can improve the student experience.

Student Learning Advisor

The Faculty of Science and Technology provide support with Student Learning Advisors. They offer workshops and free consultations to help you improve your scientific writing. We want your coursework to achieve its full potential.

Life at Lancaster

Lancaster University is diverse, varied, international, exciting and vibrant. You couldn’t ask for a better student experience! Learn more