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World Leading Linguistics Department
The global influence of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is confirmed by the latest QS World University Rankings (2021) with Linguistics being placed 15th, reinforcing that Lancaster is a world leader in this field.Learn More
Creative Writing Ranked Number 1 in UK
Creative Writing has been ranked Number 1 in UK by the Complete University Guide 2021Learn More
Inspiring architecture for a changing world
Lancaster University has established the first School of Architecture for the current, rapidly changing world, says its professor and pioneer Ruth Dalton.Learn More
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Taught and research Masters programmes in a wide range of subject areas
Study for a PhD in a thriving graduate community
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Postgraduate funding opportunities for 2021/22 in the Arts & Social Sciences
Lancaster University’s Beyond Imagination team are at the forefront of a consultation for once-in-a-generation proposals to improve social housing on the Mainway Estate, Lancaster.
The invisibility of dads who lose access to their children because of concerns about child neglect or their ability to provide safe care comes under the spotlight in a new research partnership involving Lancaster University.
Aladdin Aljian, a Law School student, has completed a virtual 2,645 mile cycle challenge from Lancaster Castle to Aleppo Citadel raising a magnificent £2,551.
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