Taught and Research Masters Programmes

in a wide range of subject areas

Our courses are delivered in several ways, including campus-based, distance/e-based, blended, or work based learning.

Available Programmes

Masters programmes, which may be undertaken on a full or part-time basis, are currently available in the Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences. These courses are complete in themselves, but may also be used as a valuable stepping stone to PhD study. Part-time work based Masters programmes are available from CETAD - the specialist work based learning centre within the Faculty.

In the Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences, a taught Masters schemes is available, an MSc in Biomedicine. A Masters by Research in Biomedical Sciences is also available.

Lancaster Medical School offers two Masters schemes, MSc (by Research) in Medical Sciences and MSc in Clinical Research.

CETAD offers part time taught Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters Degrees. We also offer a Negotiated Work Based Learning route which enables you to design your own postgraduate programme of study.

Masters Scholarships

The Faculty of Health and Medicine is pleased to offer a number of scholarships for outstanding overseas students wishing to study on a taught Masters level programme. The value of each award will be £1000 per student. Awards will be made for one year only and are conditional on satisfactory progress during the first term of study. These awards are administered by individual Departments.

Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards should apply via the University electronic applications process noting in the section on source of funding that they wish to be considered for 'MSC bursary 2014'.

To be considered for an award, applicants must hold an offer of a place to study in any Department in the Faculty of Health and Medicine by the deadline date and should be due to commence their studies in October. Applicants may only apply for an award for a programme on which they are not already registered.

Scholarship awards will allocated to successful students in the form of a fees reduction.

If you are an Overseas Applicant, the deadline for submitting your application to study on our postgraduate programmes commencing in October in the Faculty of Health and Medicine is 12 August, as from this date there is insufficient time remaining before the start of the programme for us to be able to make a decision in time for you to apply for and obtain a Visa.

Applications from overseas candidates for study on postgraduate programmes with later or flexible start dates will continue to be accepted.

Further Funding Opportunities

Browse our online database for potential sources of funding for your graduate study

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