• 5th in the UK for Geography & Environmental Studies 2018 Guardian University Guide
  • 3rd in the UK for real-world impact of research Research Excellence Framework 2014
  • 5th in the UK for Biological Sciences The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

Biology & Biological Sciences

Explore the science of life with our degrees in both Biology and Biological Sciences. We will equip you with the real-world skills required to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing our planet, whether it's developing new treatments for disease, helping to protect endangered species of trying to make sure the world has enough food.

Undergraduate | Postgraduate

Ecology & Conservation

Nestled between the Lake District and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, we're perfectly placed to study ecological processes and conservation. Our degrees will equip you with a comprehensive grounding in the key principles that underpin the major ecological and environmental issues of today’s world. 

Undergraduate | Postgraduate

Environmental & Earth Sciences

Discover the issues facing environments globally with our Environmental and Earth Sciences degrees. You'll study how the environment has evolved, enabling you to tackle some of the major challenges facing the world. Develop your knowledge of how the Earth system works, enhance your lab and research skills and join us on exciting fieldtrips to Iceland, Croatia and Spain.

Undergraduate | Postgraduate


Geography is diverse and varied, and you can explore every corner at Lancaster! Study the challenges facing the environment with our flexible degrees covering both human and physical geography. Take advantage of our unique location, nearby to coasts, the countryside and major urban centres and join us on international fieldtrips as far afield as Iceland, the Brazilian Amazon and Croatia.

Undergraduate | Postgraduate

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