'What is the Future?' Book Launch and Intellectual Legacy
John Urry's last book, 'What is the Future?' (Polity Press) will be published and launched on 30 June at Lancaster University.Learn More
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Our undergraduate courses have been praised by examiners for their innovative and interactive assessments.Learn More
Lancaster Social Work Ranked 1st
Social Work has been ranked 1st nationally in the Complete University Guide 2016Learn More
Our diverse interdisciplinary courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels investigate major social challenges and help students develop their own passions and skills.Read more »
Social work at Lancaster offers professional training for those with or without a first degree, as well as a range of options for continuing professional development.Read more »
Our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees allow students to question key theories, become involved in creative practices, and analyse emerging challenges in media and contemporary culture.Read more »
Sociology at Lancaster University has been ranked 1st in the UK for research intensity in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), recognising its inclusive approach and world-leading research.
Our department has a long history of teaching and research excellence, and we have been recognised by and worked with major professional organizations.Read more
We support a range of study abroad and exchange programmes for students at all levels, and have a wide network of international alumni and research partners.
As the world waits to see the outcome of negotiations between the Greek government and its creditors, our attention has been drawn to the fragility of money by the ATM queues in Greece. The euro project, which has long been under strain, may soon start to irrevocably crack.Greece is a reminder of the fragility of money and the need to deal with debt