We have been welcoming students from Japan for many years and have links with leading universities in including an active teaching partnership with Ritsumeikan University.

This information is specifically for students in Japan who are interested in studying at Lancaster.

Entry Requirements for Students from Japan

High entrance requirements for our degree courses at Lancaster reflect the quality of the University.

Undergraduate Course Entry Requirements

Students who have completed high school in Japan are required to take a foundation programme before entry to undergraduate degree courses at UK universities:

Postgraduate Course Entry Requirements

For more information please visit our Postgraduate entry requirements pages.

Fees and Scholarships

For more information about tuition fees, scholarships and living costs please see: Fees and Funding.

Support for you in Japan

Our official agent in Japan is listed below. You can contact them directly for more information about study opportunities at Lancaster University. They can also offer practical advice on UK visa requirements and studying in the UK.

You can also find useful information about studying in the UK on the EducationUK Japan website.

Student Societies for Japanese students

Lancaster University offers a welcoming global community. Nearly 2,500 international students from more than a hundred countries study at the University. The following societies are popular with our Japanese students:

For more information about other student societies and activities please see: Life at Lancaster.

Contact us

The Lancaster International Office is here to help and advise students from Japan. If you cannot find the information you require in these pages please email the Japan Team.

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