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The Science and Technology Graduate School

Students seated in groups at our postgraduate induction event

The Science and Technology Graduate School offers support to our postgraduate students during their time at lancaster.

The Graduate School aims to provide a high quality learning environment for PG students, as well as organising training and social events.

Over 80 PhD scholarships

We offer scholarships for both UK/EU and overseas students with a strong undergraduate degree and a desire to engage in further research and to work alongside other scholars and world-renowned experts in their field.

Online resources

There is a wealth of information about postgraduate study at Lancaster on Lancaster University's postgraduate pages.

  • Research Training

    From research management to communication skills and careers, our Research Training Programme is designed to enhance your training during your postgraduate studies and provide you with vital transferable skills for when you have graduated.

  • Dean's Award

    The Dean's Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Studies recognises outstanding doctoral research in Science and Technology.

    Three awards are made annually, one each to student in the first, second and third year of their PhD.

Lancaster receives European recognition for its plans to support researchers' career development

Lancaster has achieved the prestigious 'HR Excellence in Research', a badge of excellence awarded by the European Commission to institutions which meet the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for Recruitment of Researchers.