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Love Lancaster? There are some great reasons to continue your studies with us

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Why Lancaster?

There's lots of reasons to study for a postgraduate degree at Lancaster, we hope some of those are apparent from your time already spent with us. These reasons are just as important to those joining us for postgraduate study and what's more, as a Lancaster student you get some exclusive benefits too.

A guaranteed scholarship

Lancaster students who graduate with a 2:1 or higher are eligible for a scholarship, which is awarded automatically.

Guaranteed offer scheme

As a current Lancaster University student or alumni, you are guaranteed an offer on selected master's programmes provided that you meet our entry requirements.

Easy application process

As a Lancaster student, there's no need to provide your transcript, a reference and personal statement, if we do need any additional information we will let you know.

We'll help get you where we want to be

Our dedication to careers support doesn't stop when you graduate, it's lifelong. As a postgraduate student, you get access to even more specialist support including dedicated career & professional development programmes for postgraduate students.

A reputation you can be proud of

Our international reputation for combining world-leading research and high-quality teaching is backed by our league table position and global rankings.

Your community, continued

You'll know all about our college system by now, that affiliation sticks with you after you graduate and into your postgraduate experience too. You'll be able to widen your support network through Graduate College and our vibrant postgraduate community.

Is postgraduate study right for you?

There's lots of options for you after you graduate, we'll support you whatever you choose, but there are some great reasons to consider postgraduate study.

In a climate where securing a place in your chosen career can be intense and competitive a postgraduate degree could help you stand out. A postgraduate degree could emphasise your drive, determination and willingness to enrich your professional development. The extra skills you build during your master’s degree could increase your earning potential, too.

It's not just about getting on the career path you want, studying for a postgraduate degree is a great way to develop your understanding of a subject, feed your passions, strengthen a love of learning, make valuable connections and enhance your life on a personal level.

A number of our courses accept students at postgraduate level regardless of their undergraduate subject. So studying for a postgraduate degree is a great way to try something new, discover a different subject and change focus.

If you have any questions about postgraduate study you can email our admissions team.

Chat with us

One-to-one appointments are available to book via CareersConnect.

Appointments are available either online or in person where you can chat to us about the courses that you are eligible for following your undergraduate study at Lancaster.

We can also provide advice and guidance on how to apply for postgraduate study, fees, funding and scholarships.

Book your appointment here

Transitioning from Undergraduate to Postgraduate study at Lancaster University

Sophie and Becky describe their experiences of changing discipline and adapting to postgraduate study, including the application process, why they decided to study for a master's and how student life is different as a postgraduate.

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