2020, the year of the rat

Happy Lunar New Year!

Students at Lancaster University

More than learning. Belonging.

Top ten in all three UK league tables, we score particularly highly for student satisfaction and employability. Add in our unique colleges, community feel and international outlook, and you can see why our staff and students love being here.

Why Lancaster?
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International University of the Year 2020

We have been named International University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

International University of the Year


Thinking about a PhD in social science?


We have three exciting doctoral positions available with funding to cover all tuition plus £15,000 for maintenance costs. We welcome applications from students in the UK, EU and Overseas.

Fully funded PhDs

Do you share our passion for cinema?

Our experts in Film Studies have developed a new MA that combines rich insight into transnational cinemas with the chance to develop practical skills in filmmaking.

MA Film Studies