Distance Learning

Distance Learning

Study for an internationally-recognised Lancaster University postgraduate qualification, wherever you are.


Lancaster's online and distance learning postgraduate courses are aimed at those wishing to enhance their careers by learning flexibly – from home, work, or wherever and whenever is convenient.

There's no need to relocate to Lancaster or take a career break – you can gain relevant knowledge and skills by studying alongside your ongoing professional and personal commitments.

Please note that some of these courses require campus attendance – please enquire.


Creative Writing

Educational Research

English Language

Health Research


Leadership and Management

Philosophy, Politics, Religion and Law

Research Training for Lancaster students registered on distance learning degree schemes

  • Students registered on Lancaster University distance learning degree schemes may also choose to take research training modules run by the FASS Graduate School