Over £26 million has been invested in the new Department of Chemistry. With an expanding team of leading academics and a brand new, state-of-the-art building, students will benefit from an extensive array of instrumentation and equipment to support their studies.

Computing & Communications

The School of Computing and Communications is one of the UK’s leading departments (positioned 12th in REF2014) offering an extensive portfolio of high-quality programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate study, taught by a team of around 50 acknowledged world experts in their field.


Housed in a new, award-winning building, we are a top 10 engineering department. 100% of our research impact is ranked as world-leading and internationally excellent (REF2014). We offer degree programmes in a range of engineering disciplines and have a record of innovative teaching and integration with industry.

Lancaster Environment Centre

We are a community of world-class environmental researchers, high-achieving students, government scientists and commercial enterprises, working together to address today’s biggest environmental challenges.

Mathematics and Statistics

The Department is one of the UK's major centres in mathematics and statistics and has earned a well-deserved reputation for top-quality teaching and world-class research. We are ranked 5th in the UK for research excellence (REF2014). 

Natural Sciences

Our Natural Sciences degree attracts the brightest students wishing to study more than one science with our flexible modular programme. It is a rigorous and challenging course that allows you to develop your interests and study across conventional boundaries.


We have a strong reputation for high-quality teaching driven by outstanding research, delivered in a supportive and inspiring environment and accredited by the IOP. We are ranked 2nd in the UK for Physics in the Guardian University Guide 2016.


Our academics are active researchers at the forefront of psychological development, each with their own area of expertise. You will gain the essential skills for a career in psychology and a range of other occupations, and 90% of our students are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating.