Study at our UK campus

How to find your world in Lancaster, for students studying Lancaster degrees overseas.

Whether you want to come to Lancaster for as little as a few weeks on one of our Summer Schools; up to a year as a Study Abroad student, transfer your degree to Lancaster or come and study for a Postgraduate degree, you will find links to further information about our programmes below.

As a student on a Lancaster degree overseas you will also find that you have access to special scholarships and fee discounts, easy application forms and great support from staff here at Lancaster.

Take a look at the information below to find out more.

Postgraduate Study

As a graduate from a Lancaster degree taken overseas, you are eligible for Alumni and Partnership Scholarships of up to 30%* off our postgraduate fees. As we already have your details, you are also able to apply for postgraduate study at Lancaster University through our simple application form.

Lancaster has a wide range of postgraduate programmes to choose from for students who meet our academic and subject entry requirements.  A full list of our programmes, fees and further information can be found on our postgraduate pages.

Students studying on other non-Lancaster programmes at our overseas partner campuses may also be eligable for partner scholarships or discounts. Details of how to apply as a non-Lancaster student can be found here.

*Alumni Scholarship of 10-20% (depending on your final degree classification), plus an addtional 10% Partnership Student Scholarship for graduates of Lancaster degrees taken overseas

Summer Schools

Experience a range of summer schools at our Lancaster campus in the UK.  You'll spend time connecting with students from around the word, develop key global competencies and experience a varied programme of lectures, small-group working, site visits and social activities including trips to major UK cities; all whilst making life-long friendships!

We have a range of programmes available for students studying a Lancaster degree at one of our overseas partners.  These include:

Summer School Timing Length Credits Scholarship Available*
Leadership and Sustainability June - July 2 weeks 4 US / 8 ECTS 20% off Overall Fee
International Cultural Experience July - August 3 weeks 3 US / 6 ECTS 20% off Overall Fee
Introducing Britain July - August 3 weeks 3 US / 6 ECTS 20% off Overall Fee
Understanding Britain August - September 4 weeks 4 US / 8 ECTS 20% off Overall Fee

We also have a number of new programmes for 2019 including:

Summer School Timing Length Credits Scholarship Available*
Science of the Environment July - August 3 weeks 3 US / 6 ECTS 20% off Overall Fee
Exploring Law July - August 4 weeks 4 US / 8 ECTS 20% off Overall Fee
International Commercial Law July - August 3 weeks 3 US / 6 ECTS 20% off Overall Fee

To find out more information about the programmes, dates and additional costs visit our Summer School pages.

*Scholarships listed are for Lancaster Programme students only. Other students from our overseas partner campuses are eligable for 10% off the overall published fee.

Study Abroad Programmes

You may be able to study at Lancaster University for 1,2 or 3 terms as a Study Abroad student.  The length of time that you can spend at Lancaster will depend on your programme of study at your home university.  For students studying on Lancaster degrees overseas, the modules you can study at Lancaster have already been carefully matched to your degree programme.


As a student studying on a Lancaster degree overseas, we have agreed the following special tuition fee rates:

Full Year of Study October - June or January - December £9,250
1 Term of Study October - December or January - March £3,700
2 Terms of Study January – June £5,550


To make your online application you first need to be nominated to Lancaster by your home university.  Applicants are required to meet our entry requirements and achieve a GPA of 3.0, grade B average or equivalent.  

Further Information

For more information about our Study Abroad Programmes, accommodation, applications and visas you can visit our Study Abroad pages

These pages also list the tuition fees for non-Lancaster programme students.

Transfer your degree to Lancaster

You may be able to transfer to Lancaster to complete your degree following a Foundation Course or after the first or second year of your programme.  When you can transfer will depend on your home university and the subject you have studied.  

If you transfer to Lancaster you will be able to enter in to either our first or second year and will graduate from Lancaster University with only a Lancaster degree.  Students studying a Lancaster degree overseas who transfer to Lancaster to complete their degree will be eligible for a 20% scholarship off the normal overseas fee. 

For further information about when you may be able to transfer and what options you have, please contact us.  Please include in your email the name of your home university, your degree programme and, if possible, your Lancaster University Student ID number.

Further Information

If you have any questions, or would like more information about any of the ways that you can study at Lancaster, please do not hesitate to contact the International Partnerships Team for more information.

You can contact us by email or by phone on +44 (0)1524 593582 / 592031