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2016 Undergraduate Prospectus

A TOP 1% 9/10 STUDENTS BEST


TOP 10 UK OF GLOBAL ARE SATISFIED WITH STUDENT
UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITIES THEIR COURSE ACCOMMODATION
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Welcome to Lancaster

The best way to get a feel for a place is to visit in person, so please come along
to one of our regular campus events where youll have the opportunity to discover
more about Lancaster and meet our academics.

Open Days
20th June 2015
18th July 2015
5th September 2015

Book your place online at www.lancaster.ac.uk/visitus or contact


us for further information:

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Contents

Life at Lancaster Page Subjects Page


Why Lancaster? 4 Geography 102
City, coast and countryside 6 History 106
World-leading research 8 Human Resources, Management and
108
Studying at Lancaster 10 Organisational Behaviour
Its all on campus 12 Information Technology and Management 110
Supporting your living and learning 14 Languages 112
Our collegiate advantage 16 Law 118
Choosing your college 17 Management 120
International community 20 Marketing 126
Studying and working abroad 22 Mathematics and Statistics 128
Your future career 24 Media and Cultural Studies 132
Our alumni 28 Medicine 134
Accommodation 30 Natural Sciences 136
Campus map 34 Philosophy 138
Sports and fitness 36 Physics 140
Arts and culture 38 Politics and International Relations 146
Students Union 40 Pre-Medical Studies 148
Tuition fees 44 Psychology 150
Funding, living costs and budgeting 46 Religious Studies 152
Visit us 48 Social Work 154
Sociology 156
Theatre 158
Subjects
Accounting and Finance 50 Essential information
Art (Fine Art) 54
Arts Combined Degrees 56 How to apply 160
Biochemistry 58 Travel details 162
Biology and Biological Sciences 60 Flexible part 1 options 164
Biomedical Science 64 Degree index 166
Business Analytics 66 Official overseas representatives 174
Chemistry 68 Contacts 176
Computing and Communications 70
Criminology 74
Design Interactions 76
Ecology and Conservation, 78
Environmental Biology
Economics 80
Engineering 82
English Language and Linguistics 88
English Literature and Creative Writing 92
Entrepreneurship 94
Environmental and Earth Sciences 96
Film 100

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Why Lancaster?

LANCASTER IS

WERE GREAT FOR


10 RANKED AMONG THE
TOP 10 UNIVERSITIES
GETTING YOU A JOB
IN THE UK
Nine out of ten graduates get a job or
further study place within six months
of graduation. Supporting students into Lancaster is ranked 10th in the UK in the
employment or further studies is central to Guardian University Guide 2015.
our mission: we offer work placements, one- There are more than 120 universities in the UK.
to-one support, and skills training.

WERE
AND FOR STUDENT WERE COLLEGIATE
SATISFACTION GLOBAL
Lancaster is one of a small number of leading
UK universities to operate a college structure. All
Nine out of ten Lancaster students say that Lancaster has a huge number of teaching and undergraduates (and staff) join one of our eight
they are satisfied with their course according research links around the world which provide colleges Bowland, Cartmel, County, Furness, Fylde,
to the National Student Survey, 2014. The exciting opportunities for students to study Grizedale, Lonsdale and Pendle. There is a ninth college,
University attracts students from a wide or work abroad. There are strong links with Graduate, for Postgraduate students. Each college has
range of backgrounds and over 100 different universities in the US and China. Lancaster its own history and traditions. This creates a more
nationalities. Our student halls were voted also operates in Ghana, India and Malaysia. supportive student environment and provides more
best in the UK for the fifth year running. opportunities to get involved in activities.
According to The Times Higher Education,
Major new investments are being made in the
we are also one of the worlds top 50 most
Library and academic and sports facilities.
international universities.

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City, coast and countryside

As well as enjoying the benefits of a campus village our students have


the historic and attractive City of Lancaster on their doorstep, ranked
by Experian as one of the UKs top ten most vibrant cities. The famous
Lancashire coast and the dramatic landscape of the Lake District are
within easy reach.

A perfect location

Lancaster is situated between two


of Englands most famous visitor
destinations, the Lake District to
DID YOU 30 MINUTES
FROM THE LAKE
1 HOUR FROM 2.5 HOURS the north and Blackpool, the UKs
biggest holiday town, to the south.
KNOW? DISTRICT
MANCHESTER FROM LONDON
To the west lies the beautiful Lune
estuary and Morecambe Bay and
to the east the dramatic moorland
of Bowland Forest.
History
The Assembly Rooms vintage The Sugarhouse nightclub is open
The city has a rich history and there market sells everything from exclusively to students
are plenty of opportunities to explore clothes to comic books
It is the largest nightclub in Lancaster
its cobbled streets, museums, quirky The Atkinsons coffee boutique, and
outdoor spaces and landmarks. Offers free return buses to campus
many other popular cafs and bars
can be found in the city Guarantees a safe and fun night
The superbly well-preserved 12th
century castle in the city centre is
open to the public Arts and culture Beyond the city
The striking Ashton Memorial folly Recognised for entertainment, Lancaster is situated a few miles from
looks out over the city Lancaster has theatres, cinemas and the famous Morecambe coastline, with
other venues holding arts events. its sweeping estuary and dramatic
Williamson Park, a beautiful green
space and woodland, is home to a sunsets, and only half an hour from the
Butterfly House Major comedy tours stunning scenery of the Lake District.
Open-air theatre Walking and cycling are great ways
Lancasters history is one of witchcraft, Live music in venues across the city to explore, or you can catch a ride
revolution and hard graft all of which Annual music and arts festivals on a barge on the Lancaster Canal
makes for a fascinating and attractive and discover the countryside whilst
place to live and study. enjoying a hotpot lunch!
Nightlife
Shopping Theres an abundance of both Find out more about our city and
Lancaster is a great place to shop, with traditional pubs and wine bars within view our image gallery at
all the high street names youd expect Lancaster, situated along the banks www.lancaster.ac.uk/city
next to an eclectic mix of independent of the canal, through the streets and
shops and boutiques. even underneath the city in the castles
former wine cellars. The Students
The historic Charter Market Union own and run the Sugarhouse
features more than 40 stalls club in the city centre.
every Wednesday and Saturday

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World-leading research
Lancaster Universitys reputation attracts some of the brightest
minds from all over the world. Our degree programmes, taught
by experts at the forefront of their specialist fields, are informed
by the latest research and give you access to a high quality
learning experience.

DID YOU LANCASTER IS RANKED 13TH IN THE UK FOR ITS


KNOW? PROPORTION OF WORLD-LEADING 4* RESEARCH

Thanks to our strengths in pioneering We aim to produce graduates with


research of world-class calibre, we a strong knowledge of their subject
can offer you unrivalled opportunities area who are also known for their Develop your skills in
to achieve at the highest levels leadership skills, their willingness to
possible, through: take the initiative and their desire to
make a positive difference to society
skills in high demand by employers.
Knowledge at the forefront of
current thinking We offer you a variety of stimulating
and effective approaches to teaching,
Leading-edge specialist facilities Problem solving Analysis
and equipment learning and assessment. This enables
you and your tutors to explore the very
Learning experiences relevant to latest thinking within your subject.
your future career
Lancaster bridges the gap between
Teaching delivered by acclaimed academia and business through
academic staff Critical reflection Communication
collaborative research projects.
Professional viewpoints from We have an increasing portfolio of
external subject experts regional, national and international
research partnerships that advance
A personal academic tutor to core disciplinary knowledge and
support and guide you
address key social issues: from Application of Modern
creativity in business to technology knowledge technologies
and innovation.

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Studying at Lancaster

DID YOU 9/10 LANCASTER STUDENTS WERE


SATISFIED WITH THEIR COURSE
WE OFFER A GROWING RANGE OF
WORK EXPERIENCE AND INTERNSHIP
KNOW? The National Student Survey 2014 OPPORTUNITIES

Developing you Our commitment Our flexible approach to study allows


you to:
Studying for a degree at Lancaster is We commit to providing all of our
about much more than gaining deeper undergraduates with:
knowledge of your subject. We also
focus on giving you the skills required
Make the right decision about
your studies First class facilities
A stated number of contact hours
to succeed in the workplace or further with teaching staff Widen your knowledge outside of
study. In addition to helping you develop Timely feedback on your work
your major subject What they say... Access to IT is crucial to university life and the Information Systems Services
practical skills like leadership and team Switch the focus of your degree as
Small seminar groups of up to (ISS) at Lancaster is dedicated to providing you with the best facilities:
work, our philosophy is to encourage your interests develop
independent learning and self-reliance. 15 students
Tailor your degree as career
Our staff are committed to excellence Support to get a job or further study opportunities develop The small group seminars and
in teaching and research and will be Work experience and internship tutorials really let you ask any
there to support every aspect of your Stand out from the crowd when it
opportunities questions you want, and make sure
comes to job interviews
progression, through lectures, tutorials, you fully understand what is going
one-to-one meetings and through on with the rest of your course. Smartphone Online Learning Flexible
online resources. By the end of your Having the option to choose a
degree programme we expect you to be
Flexible study Some subject areas taken outside of Apps Space Student Space
your major subject will have specific minor in the first year was good
able to set your own objectives, do the Lancaster prides itself on having a as well, when I wasnt 100% sure
entry requirements which are listed on
necessary preparation and research and flexible approach to undergraduate whether I had chosen the right
page 164. Developing good research skills is essential to your future career
carry a task through from conception study. In many subject areas you have subject for me or not. It gave me and you will find the University library essential to achieving this. Our
to delivery. This is what an employer will the option of combining your major the flexibility to change if I had library features the following:
expect of a Lancaster graduate. subject with up to two minor subject
wanted to.
areas. These can complement or
We also provide you with plenty of contrast with your major subject. This
opportunities to get involved in the gives you the opportunity to study Christopher Maddock
development of your courses through a wider range of subjects, broaden Computer Science Innovation
student representation on department your knowledge and enhance your
and university committees. We will employment opportunities. It also
actively seek your views and feedback on enables you to graduate with a single or 1,000,000 Over 1,100 wi-fi Hundreds of
your course and facilities so that we can joint honours degree. Books Reader Places PCs
continue to develop and improve them.

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Its all on campus... What you will find on campus

Eco-accommodation Bookshop Bank Post office

More than 450 million has been invested in our campus


in the last ten years with a further 135 million planned for
the next three years. Our 360 acre site has all the facilities
Hairdresser Supermarket Bakery Ice cream parlour
you will need throughout your student life at Lancaster.

www.lancaster.ac.uk/about-us/theuniversity/our-campus
Travel agent Charity shop Restaurants Bars

Chaplaincy Doctors Cinema Dentist

Pharmacy Gallery Theatre Petrol station

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Supporting your living Student Services


The University and The Students Union provide specialist information, advice and
and learning guidance on academic and non-academic issues to complement the support
on offer from your college.

The Base International support Dental Clinic


www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/ www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/health/
At Lancaster youll find all the support you need to help www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/thebase
international dental
you with your studies. We offer you excellent access to IT, The Base is our one-stop enquiry centre
located in the reception of University Our International Officer can help Our on-campus dental clinic offers
extensive academic resources, on-campus healthcare and House. If you need advice on any student you with pre-arrival needs, cultural DENPLAN-accredited private treatment.
matter, check with the Base. Our friendly adjustment, visa information, social
international support, to name but a few of our services. enquiry desk staff will help you, or activities, financial issues, debt
arrange an appointment with a specialist problems, and working in the UK.
adviser. Pharmacy
www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/health/
pharmacy
Pre-School Centre
Counselling and mental health www.lancaster-preschoolcentre. We have a pharmacy on campus,
open all year round, that dispenses
www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/counselling co.uk
prescriptions and can provide
A free and confidential service to help With excellent Ofsted reports, fully pharmacy medicines and advice.
you address any personal or emotional qualified staff and 158 places, our
problems getting in the way of you Pre-School Centre is here to provide
having a good student experience or high-quality child care for students and
realising your full academic and personal staff with children aged three months Natural Health Care Centre
potential. to two years and over two years. We www.naturalhealthcare.org.uk
charge fees, but can advise you how to
DID YOU

NHS SERVICES
OUR LIBRARY HAS FINANCIAL, ACADEMIC claim back some of the costs. Based within our Chaplaincy Centre,
AVAILABLE ON
KNOW? 300,000 E-BOOKS
CAMPUS
AND WELFARE SUPPORT the complementary health treatments
Welfare support offered include acupuncture,
Alexander Technique, aromatherapy
www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/welfare
Registry and reflexology.
Lancaster University As a student at Lancaster you will have We can help you with a range of study- www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/registry
access to: related support issues that may affect
Library Personalised online learning your academic life as well as general and We can assist you with academic record
www.lancaster.ac.uk/library
spaces for your course personal welfare issues. matters, registration, module enrolment, LUSU Education and Support
The iLancaster mobile app, academic review and appeals. We also
providing access to services www.lusu.co.uk/services/advice-
Our library offers you access to more PCs, scanners and printers located provide student status letters.
including your course and exam support
than 30,000 e-journals, 300,000 across campus in the library, PC
e-books and a million print books, plus timetables, bus timetables, building labs, departments and colleges, Disability LUSU (Lancaster University Students
a wide range of other electronic and locations on campus and sports with many accessible 24/7 Union) Education and Support has a
centre bookings www.lancaster.ac.uk/disabilities Chaplaincy Centre professional team of staff and officers
physical resources.
Flexible informal learning spaces in We provide support for all students with www.chaplancs.org.uk who provide you with free, independent
You can get access to the required Wi-Fi in your on-campus the Learning Zone and the library disabilities on all aspects of learning, and confidential advice and guidance.
reading for your course through accommodation, as well as in many including assessment and support for Our Chaplaincy Centre is a place where We can help you solve problems
our resource lists system, and our social and learning spaces A laptop loan service so you dont dyslexia, assessments for study aids you can pray and worship, reflect and you may face as a student, including
discovery service, OneSearch, will always have to carry your own and funding applications. contemplate, explore faith issues academic, accommodation, welfare,
help to direct you to the print and A high bandwidth wired connection and ask questions, find support and money, consumer and employment
online resources you will need. Online to the IT network and Internet in A wide range of academic, encouragement and meet others. issues. As a service we also have lots
guidance is also available from our your room on campus business and accessibility of expertise in supporting international
web pages to help you with specific software, with many applications Funding students. Students are able to access
University email with your own available to use for free on your www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/funding the service via email, phone or face-to-
services, collections and information
email address and calendar own PC Health care support face at our on-campus advice centre.
resources. We can provide you with information, www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/health
Secure personal storage space PC support at The Workshop, a advice and guidance on student funding
and financial aid, including help with
IT for your work on the University campus-based service providing
government and university funding,
The King Street Surgery and Bailrigg
Nightline
network cost-effective support if your Health Centre.
www.lancaster.ac.uk/iss laptop, PC or Mac breaks. administration of financial aid schemes, www.nightline.lusu.co.uk
guidance on living costs and help with The first practice in the North of England
Whatever your subject, whatever youre The student portal, your online
budgeting. to receive the Department of Health LUSU offers a confidential night time
aiming to achieve, we aim to provide gateway to study-related services
Youre Welcome award, the King telephone and e-listening service run
you with the IT facilities and support to including email, course timetable,
Street Surgery, and on-campus Bailrigg by trained student listeners available
help you get there. module learning spaces, library
Health Centre, offer a full range of NHS every night of term for you to call
resources and personalised alerts
services. All students must register with or email. You can also text
a local GPs practice.
for information.

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Our collegiate Choosing your college


advantage The following descriptions aim to give you an idea of the character of each of the
colleges but you can find out more by visiting the colleges individual web pages.
Lancaster is one of only a handful of UK universities
including Oxford, Cambridge, Durham and York that
operate a collegiate system where you live and socialise
with members of your college. Colleges are one of the most
distinctive and valued features of Lancaster University.
What they say...

Bowland College Bowland is all about the students.


Everyone helps everybody else
out, everyone knows everyone
www.lancaster.ac.uk/colleges/bowland
else. I really can honestly say from
the bottom of my heart that we are
One of the two founding colleges of the University, Bowland emphasises quite simply the best college.
inclusiveness, tolerance, mutual care and respect for all. A major feature of
college life is the close relationship between junior and senior members. We Tom Halstead
encourage everyone to get involved in college activities and so, despite our
small size, we consistently excel in the major inter-college sports events.

450
Bowland benefits from being right at the heart of the University on the north
DID YOU 8 INDIVIDUAL
UNDERGRADUATE
HAS BEEN INVESTED IN
FACILITIES OVER THE
side of Alexandra Square. Our college is close to the Library and Learning Zone
KNOW? COLLEGES MILLION PAST 10 YEARS and we share our space with academic departments in the Faculty of Arts and
Social Sciences and with the Students Union.

College benefits Most of our college communities


have about 1,000 members,
Our college system gives you the benefit including resident and non-resident
of studying at a large internationally- undergraduates and staff. All students
focused university whilst being part of a also have a college personal advisor and
small, friendly community where its easy you graduate with your college, rather
to make new friends with students from
the UK and abroad.
than your department. What they say... Cartmel College

All prospective students choose to join College life What they say...
one of our eight undergraduate colleges. As well as a ready-made social network, The collegiate system was one Cartmel College
Each one is an individual community with each college offers accommodation, of the main reasons I came to
its own identity, administration, student welfare support and leisure facilities, Lancaster. The benefits hit home www.lancaster.ac.uk/colleges/cartmel There is a sense of unity within
executive, social scene and facilities. By including its own bar and Wi-Fi enabled from the moment you arrive and your college, and it creates a good
getting involved in the running of your social spaces. The colleges run major the Freshers Rep takes you to your rivalry between colleges.
We are based in Alexandra Park and have excellent study and social facilities,
college, you can also turn college life into social events for their members and you room to help you to settle in. This including one of the largest dining facilities on campus and a cosy farmhouse
a valuable CV asset. will have the opportunity to represent emphasis on welfare runs through Ross Amber
dedicated to those who like to study in warmth and comfort. We are also home
The colleges also work with our Careers your college in various sports. the fabric of the University and is to the hugely popular Challenge Events. The Cartmel ethos encourages a
Service to give talks on the Lancaster aided by the colleges; no-one slips dedication to hard work and hard play, giving guidance and support throughout
Award, the inter-college enterprise When you choose through the net. so that each student can achieve the highest results they are capable of.
competition, and to host events where After your exam results well confirm A friendly, easy-going, vibrant and supportive community, Cartmel is full of
you can talk to recent college alumni your place and ask you to choose your Sophie Thickitt opportunities for you to gain new experiences and develop skills for your future
about their careers since leaving the college. If you plan to live on campus, Fylde College while still having lots of fun.
University. youll choose your accommodation at BSc Hons Geography
the same time.
A great mix
The colleges are a lively, welcoming 450 million After coming to Lancaster and
and diverse community. You will meet joining Fylde college, Sophie was
Weve invested 450m into campus
students in your college studying a buildings and facilities in the last ten years elected as JCR Education and
huge range of subjects and within your developing new and refurbished teaching Welfare Officer.
department you will meet members from spaces, research facilities and new
other colleges. Its a great way to develop college, residential and social facilities.
friendships across campus.

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Choosing your college

The County College Grizedale College


What they say... What they say...
www.lancaster.ac.uk/colleges/county www.lancaster.ac.uk/colleges/grizedale

The most northerly of the colleges, County is surrounded by woodland, The university is a big place, but Grizedale sits at the heart of campus, between the Management School and The colleges give you an identity
has many green open spaces, and yet is only a two minute walk from the once youre in the friendly County InfoLab21. After four years of rebuilding, our college is now home to luxurious and sense of belonging.
Library, shops and services within Alexandra Square. Our main college neighbourhood you wont facilities including eco-friendly housing, the Grizedale bar, caf bar and terrace, quiet
building encloses a quadrangle which is home to a 250 year old oak tree - the feel alone. working area and an off-campus kitchen. Liz Orme
inspiration for our logo and a symbol of our identity.
Always known for our welcoming atmosphere and generous spirit, the new
Colin Lakin
Although close to the arts venues of the Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster Institute accommodation and social facilities match our ethos perfectly. Students take an
for the Contemporary Arts and the Peter Scott Gallery, our students study a active part in running our college. As a result, our social life has one of the best
range of subjects from across the University. reputations on campus. Grizedale means valley of the wild boar and our famous
hog roasts are a regular feature of our barbecues and special events.

Furness College Lonsdale College


What they say... What they say...
www.lancaster.ac.uk/colleges/furness www.lancaster.ac.uk/colleges/lonsdale

Going out isnt intimidating when One of the two founding colleges, Lonsdale underwent a radical transformation Ever since Freshers Week I have
Lancasters colleges are primarily here to break down the student population in 2005 when it relocated into modern, purpose-built facilities at the south end of
into smaller communities, helping to provide an immediate sense of identity, you are part of a college like felt welcomed and accepted into
campus. Our college now proudly combines our original spirit, heart and traditions
a support/welfare network and an enhanced student experience. Furness. Things are organised for Lonsdale. Ive enjoyed getting
with fantastic accommodation, social and study facilities.
you and you get shown around and involved in the college, theres a real
Furness is the smallest college and occupies a central location just south One of the largest and most vibrant colleges, our motto is Simply the Best. Our
there are always second and third feeling of community
of Alexandra Square with easy access for all of campus. Furness is a friendly social space features Wi-Fi, large screen TVs, a chill-out facility, DJ booth, dance
years who can help you find and belonging.
place to be, and we offer a very active and varied social calendar, sporting and floor and games area. Regular music and dance nights such as Lonnie Live make
cultural life plus a strong sense of community. University legend has it that your feet.
our bar, the Red Lion, the place to go for evening entertainment. Sasha Abdul Rahman
everyone secretly wants to be a Furnessian! Dan Knowles

Fylde College What they say... Pendle College What they say...
www.lancaster.ac.uk/colleges/fylde www.lancaster.ac.uk/colleges/pendle
Of course Ill stay in touch, I cant Pendle? A bigger welcome, more
Centrally located on campus, Fylde offers great facilities including our Junior stay away, its like coming home. Pendle College is located a few minutes walk from Alexandra Square, where friends, great memories and a
Common Room and bar, a coffee shop and hot food outlet, off-campus student youll find the main library, Learning Zone, shops, banks, Students Union offices better future than I ever imagined
study and cooking facilities, a group work room and a separate student common Laura Dean and University House for the Careers Office, Student Support, and Finance. possible. I didnt want to leave!
room, designated as a non-alcoholic space.
Pendle attracts a broad student population with diverse interests and a strong
Charlotte Wright
Over the years Fylde has developed a reputation for sporting excellence, but desire to have a great time and make plenty of good friends. Overall, Pendle likes
you dont have to be a sporting hero to feel at home in the college. We believe being active: strong on sports, volunteering, and committed to the college motto
success comes from friendship, teamwork, a will to win and the sense of Altiora Sequamor strive to reach the top. Sound like you? Its Pendle: where
community our students experience qualities that are part of everything we do. you belong.

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International community

How to apply do not meet our undergraduate entry 2+2 programmes


Lancaster University is consistently ranked in the top 1% of requirements. The IFY is a three-term
To apply, please follow the application We offer 2+2 programmes in China,
academic institutions worldwide. We have research, teaching procedures detailed in the How to
programme taught on campus. It
India and Dubai. Students spend
combines academic subjects, study
and student exchange partnerships with leading universities apply section on page 160.
skills and English language training.
two years in their home university
before joining the Lancaster degree
and institutions in 24 countries around the globe. Entry requirements If you attend this course, you are
programme in Year 2. Students
guaranteed a conditional offer at
For any questions about qualification subsequently spend two years at
Lancaster, and if you complete the
requirements, please contact the Lancaster, in years 2 and 3, and on
course with the required grades,
International Office or one of our successful completion are awarded a
you can progress directly to an
overseas representatives (see page 174). Lancaster bachelor degree.
undergraduate degree at the University.
In China, the 2+2 programme is
English entry requirements Lancaster University offered at Beijing Foreign Studies
As an international student, in most Foundation Programmes University and Guangdong University
circumstances, you will need to prove of Foreign Studies. This programme
DID YOU Overseas
17%
STUDENTS OF LANCASTER UNDERGRADUATES that you meet our minimum English
ARE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FROM
leads to a range of Lancaster degree
FROM OVER 100 language requirements. These are:
KNOW? COUNTRIES OUTSIDE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
www.lancaster.ac.uk/transfer-
programmes including Arts and Social
Sciences, Business Studies and
IELTS 6.5 with a minimum 5.5 in programmes Accounting and Finance.
each component or
GCSE/iGCSE Grade C The 2+2 programme in India is offered
Our undergraduate and postgraduate about accommodation once you have 1+3 programmes at Manipal University, Sikkim Manipal
degree programmes are taught in accepted your offer of a study place.
We run 1+3 programmes with partner University and at SRM University.
collaboration with local institutions This is usually from May onwards. Our If you have taken an approved English
institutions in China and Nigeria. This programme leads to a full range
in countries including India, Malaysia, Students Union can help you find off- language test, such as IELTS, but do not
Students who successfully complete of Engineering degrees including
Pakistan, China, Jordan and Kazakhstan. campus accommodation, if you would meet the minimum entry requirements
a year at one of Lancasters partner Mechanical, Mechatronic, Electronic
prefer this. For more information on for your chosen degree programme,
International students institutions in their home country, and Electrical and Computer Systems.

With nearly 3,000 international students


accommodation, please see page 30.
Global relationships you may be offered the option of taking
the four-week pre-sessional English
which are listed below, can progress Students can also take a range of BSc
Support to first year undergraduate study in degrees in the Biosciences.
from over 100 countries studying with for Academic Purposes Course as an
a wide range of degree programmes In India, SRM University, Chennai also
us and almost 30% of our academic We work with leading global alternative to re-taking the test.
www.lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/ at Lancaster. As with the IFY, if you offers a 3+2 programme, whereby
staff coming from overseas, Lancaster corporations such as Ernst &
Universitys community has a positively international Young, Microsoft, Accenture Meet our staff overseas attend any of these courses, you students come to Lancaster to do their
are guaranteed a conditional offer final year of the BEng degree, credit is
global look and feel. Around 17% and SAP to offer courses with
We are here to support you all the way, at Lancaster, and on successful transferred back and SRM University
of all Lancaster undergraduates are invaluable work and research www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/
from pre-departure preparations to on- completion can progress directly to an awards the Bachelor degree. Students
international students, from outside of placements that strengthen your international-students/visits-to-
going support throughout your studies. undergraduate degree at the University. then come to Lancaster to study on
the European Union. career opportunities. your-region
We will send you information on visa During the first year, students follow a one of our masters courses, with the
Guaranteed procedures and immigration before you
Our International Office staff regularly specially-designed curriculum including degree being awarded by Lancaster.
leave and offer you a pick-up service on
accommodation arrival at Manchester Airport. travel overseas to meet, advise and language skills, IELTS preparation, study Manipal University in Dubai runs a
guide students interested in applying skills and cultural orientation. Students 2+2 programme leading to the same
We run an International Orientation to Lancaster. in Nigeria also have a choice of three range of Engineering degrees offered
www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/
Programme during Introduction Week subject content pathways. to students in India. In addition,
accommodation
and we offer free academic learning International Foundation In China, our Foundation Programmes you can study a 1+2 programme
sessions, immigration advice and Year (IFY) are offered at Beijing Foreign Studies in the Biosciences, leading to
We guarantee a room on campus, for family support. We also organise a
your first year, if you firmly accept our University, Guangdong University of degrees including Biomedicine and
number of social events throughout Foreign Studies, Shanghai International Biochemistry.
offer as your first choice by the UCAS the year such as the International www.lancaster.ac.uk/isc
deadline, and have submitted your Studies University and Sichuan
Students Welcome, the Mayors International Studies University.
accommodation application by the Reception and Rotary Club dinners. The IFY is for international students
specified date. We will send you details who have completed high school but Our partner in Nigeria is Olashore
International School in Osun State.

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Studying and working abroad


Studying, working or volunteering overseas is a fantastic opportunity to
broaden your cultural understanding, develop new skills and enhance
your employability.

Vacation opportunities

In partnership with the Students


Union, the University offers the
possibility of one to eight week
opportunities to travel to our
partners in India, China, Malaysia,
the US and Ghana amongst
others during your vacation. This
allows you to explore the industry,
culture and community of these
DID YOU
KNOW? REDUCED TUITION FEES FOR
A YEAR STUDYING ABROAD
THE UNIVERSITY HAS OVER 150
INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS
countries, furthering your cultural
awareness and employability.

You can study or work abroad for a Our Management School has Year abroad budgeting Living expenses for an academic year
semester or a full academic year. The arrangements that can lead to double You may receive a grant to help with the overseas, including accommodation
overall length of your degree scheme degrees, such as European and Euro- additional costs of being abroad if you and meals, are usually higher than living
stays the same. So, if you are studying American Management, where you spend work or study in Europe through the in Lancaster and can vary from 8,000
for a three year degree with us, you two years of your four-year degree abroad. to 15,000. This typically includes the
Erasmus+ programme.
normally go abroad in your second year. Degrees are jointly awarded by Lancaster cost for visas, insurance and one return
If your degree is four years long, you and the European or USA Partner. If youre in receipt of a Lancaster airfare, but does not include a budget
usually go abroad in your third year. Possible destinations University Bursary or Academic for travelling within the country. Costs Before you go...
Worldwide Scholarship, your award will remain vary depending on the country and
Lancaster University Students Union We have many partner universities in
(LUSU), through its volunteering unaffected by your period of study institution you choose, as well as the
the USA, as well as Canada, Australia, abroad, provided you continue to fulfil
section, LUSU Overseas, has New Zealand and Hong Kong and we You can apply to study in the exchange rate. All students studying abroad, for
developed cultural exchanges with the eligibility requirements.
are developing opportunities in other following countries: a year or semester, must achieve
partners in India, China, Malaysia and at countries. There are two main ways Financial support the required academic level at
Lancasters Ghana campus. USA For further details see www.lancaster. Eligible students can apply for a UK
to apply to study outside of Europe. A Lancaster during the year prior to
Canada ac.uk/sbs/download/leaflets Student Loan at an enhanced rate
number of our degrees come with study studying abroad.
Visit www.lusu.co.uk/get-involved/ abroad integrated into the programme. Mexico to study abroad. Please see www.
go-overseas for more information. Look out for degrees with (Study Hong Kong lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/funding/yearabroad
New Zealand You will pay tuition fees to Lancaster
Abroad), Australasia or North America for further information.
Australia and no tuition fees to your host
in their title. For a full list, see the course Please note: you only need to list
Europe directory on page 166. South Korea university or organisation during your Means-tested financial support may be
the Study Abroad scheme on your
We can offer our students work and Europe period abroad. available to help you with costs associated
study opportunities through approved On three-year degree courses without UCAS form. If youre not offered a
Thailand with studying abroad, such as medical
partner universities, business schools From 2014/15 you will pay 1350 (15%) place on the Study Abroad version
a built-in study abroad route, you usually insurance and flights. Please contact
Taiwan of your tuition fees if you are studying of your chosen degree scheme, we
and organisations throughout the apply during your first year of study your relevant assessment authority,
European Union. Most of these China overseas for the full academic year. If will automatically consider you for
at Lancaster. For four-year courses, for example Student Finance England,
placements are part of the EUs you usually apply during your second you study abroad for one semester, you the standard version you do not
for information on eligibility. All financial
Erasmus+ programme. year. The application process begins in will pay the full amount (100%). need to list the standard course as
information is subject to confirmation.
November and places are usually for an One semester opportunities are well on your UCAS form.
Most of our modern language degrees
academic year (two semesters) although being developed. Please see our Please see www.lancaster.ac.uk/
require a year abroad where you can work For further details visit www.
we are actively developing one- website for more information. study/undergraduate/fees-and-
as a teaching assistant in a school, in a lancaster.ac.uk/studyabroad or
semester opportunities. Please note funding for updates.
business or organisation or study at a email exchanges@lancaster.ac.uk
that we do not guarantee that places
university.
will be available at all our partner
universities each year.

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Your future career

Students and graduates of Lancaster University


benefit from a Careers Service which offers life-time
support. For as long as you need it, help and support Employability...
is available.

We work with some of the top


graduate recruiters, high growth
businesses and employers from
many different sectors. From
large corporate employers, and
those in the public sector to
creative, charity and third
DID YOU ANNUAL CAREER FAIR
ATTRACTING LEADING
94% OF STUDENTS GET A JOB
OR FURTHER STUDY PLACE sector employers.
KNOW? GLOBAL ORGANISATIONS WITHIN 6 MONTHS

Careers course lectures and work based a comprehensive package of online Recognising the pace and frequency Mahara
Career planning workshops projects you will have plenty of products and services. of change that can characterise many
www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers opportunities to meet, learn and graduate careers, we provide all of our Mahara is an e-portfolio system
Courses in employability, enterprise Our systems allow you to access where you can create an online
Securing graduate work experience, skills and career management as develop from those in business. graduates with access to our services
information, videos, learning packages, for as long as they need it. journal to reflect on your learning and
a graduate job or postgraduate study part of your degree scheme We organise themed events based psychometric tests and insights into development. You can also upload
demands a wide range of skills and around specialist subject areas such as some of the top employers and their The digital environment allows this offer visual media and your pages can be
knowledge. One-to-one and group Graduate jobs board
Law, Engineering, Business, Media and recruitment and selection methods to be fulfilled wherever you are. shared both internally and externally.
careers guidance from our dedicated, A tailored mailing service to inform the Arts, IT etc. all of which are available through our Its a great tool to help you prepare
experienced and professionally- you about graduate schemes and online Knowledge Bank. We are committed to supporting your
There are also opportunities to meet career progression and helping you to for job applications and interviews.
qualified team of careers advisers is all jobs; internships and work Adding posts and giving and receiving
part of our service. experience; and opportunities in the local high growth businesses through the You can view and book online for many realise your full potential.
networking opportunities we provide. of the events we promote, both on and feedback helps you build up a dynamic
public and third sector record of your experience, skills and
We are here to help you: off campus. Innovation and enterprise qualities and makes CV-writing simple.
We can also help you find part-time
Work experience Careers appointments can be If you are motivated by creating your
Identify and develop your skills for work and volunteering opportunities in High quality work experience booked online or you can access own opportunities making an impact Volunteering
employment or further study the UK and overseas. undertaken as a student often leads an e-Guidance service which is on society through social innovation
to future success within the graduate projects or even starting your own Lancaster University has a thriving
Gain experience through our available 24/7 from anywhere on the volunteering culture with over 1300
employment and recruitment Employers labour market. planet with an internet connection. business then Lancasters Enterprise
students volunteering last year!
service and award winning Team have a wealth of knowledge,
We work with some of the top graduate For some courses a placement forms Register online with our on-campus experience and contacts to help you Volunteering is a great way to develop
placements programme recruiters, high growth businesses an integral part of your studies. Within recruitment agency, search for student skills, meet people and enhance
make things happen.
Meet hundreds of employers and and employers from many different others there may be short project based and graduate jobs, access our digital your employability. Through our
organisations through our varied sectors. From the large corporate opportunities. Supported programmes library all available at a time and place We know that employers are looking nationally-respected Students Union
programme of on-campus events employers, and those in the public can help with paid vacation internships to suit you. for graduates who can balance the volunteering unit you can access many
sector to creative, charity and third and part-time work during your studies. dynamic relationship between creativity opportunities such as local school
The services we offer include: sector employers they all recognise Our Students Union works with a number Lifetime support and organisation; so well help you to placements, growing vegetables on
and value the student and graduate exercise your problem-solving and campus, campaigning, fundraising or
of local organisations (charities and You probably will not need us after project management skills in real
talent we offer. even managing your own projects. It
An annual careers fair which schools) to offer a range of voluntary you graduate. The vast majority of our situations while you are at Lancaster. is all led by students: your ideas and
attracts 100+ exhibitors With a comprehensive events opportunities. They also can give you graduates gain employment or choose And if it turns out that youve found a energy are what make the projects
programme throughout the year access to overseas opportunities to undertake further study. way to turn your passions into a part-
Career insight workshops for unique and successful.
we provide employers with multiple through our global partners. time job while you study, or created
specific sectors But career progression is not always a
opportunities to engage with our straight line, and your career goals can your own graduate job for when you
Career Mentoring Programme students and graduates. Through Our digital services change for a number of reasons. leave, then so much the better.
To get involved, visit www.lusu.co.uk/
where you can learn from an recruitment events, employer Students and graduates of the get-involved/volunteering
employer or alumni mentor presentations, mentoring opportunities, University have exclusive access to

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Your future career

Our on-campus recruitment agency is positioning itself as the In addition to the other universities who are attracted
destination of choice for local employers seeking the talent that to Lancaster to participate in this business challenge
Lancaster students and graduates offer. Eco-Guard produce competition, we have some of the top graduate recruiters in
nano-particle protective coatings and required a student to the UK to help out. Companies such as BAE Systems, Thales,
work part-time to help them develop their marketing strategy. KPMG, Costain and others all recognise the talent spotting
opportunity that this event provides. It takes you out of your
Eco-Guard commented: The calibre of the students we saw comfort zone and you will be surprised what you can learn
was first rate and the service provided by the agency was about yourself and what you can achieve in just two days.
second to none.
These paid opportunities give our students the chance to This competition was so much fun, a bit terrifying at
develop their professional skills and get paid alongside the start, but it has made me realise just how much I can
achieve student team member from FLUX 2014.
Part-time Work
their studies. FLUX Competition
www.lancaster.ac.uk/employment-and-recruitment-services www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers/students-graduates/help-
and-advice/career-development/flux500/

We are not only committed to providing the best possible


This innovative award scheme helps to ensure that you get student experience, your graduate experience is equally
noticed in the competitive graduate world. It is no walk in important to us. That is why we offer ongoing careers support,
the park you have to work hard to earn it. for as long as you need it.
Students gaining the award have commented: It will One of our recent graduates commented: Ive made it into my
make it easier to convince employers why I am the best preferred career and into a great company. Using the Careers
candidate. Service during my internship really helped me prepare for
Another felt that the award had made me a more my two interviews for this job and helped me to secure
employable graduate. The figures speak for themselves, my position at the company. I found the internship a great
86% of students undertaking the award gain graduate level transition between University and working life and Id like to
positions on completion of their studies. thank all of the staff who supported me during the internship
Lancaster Award Graduate Support for helping me to get to where I am now.
www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers/students-graduates/
lancaster-award www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers/students-graduates/help-and-
advice/support-for-graduates

We work with a number of specialist organisations to deliver


Lancaster offers a number of courses which provide a bespoke training events targeted at particular groups of
year in industry. These are some of the best placement students. Frontrunner has a focus on leadership skills and enjoys
schemes in the country and provide the opportunity for the support of a number of local and national business leaders
you to work with some of the top graduate recruiters. We such as the BBC, Lancashire Sports Partnership, Santander etc.
also offer short term placements built around a company Participating students have commented: Thank you for such a
project. Local company RWS Web Solutions initially fantastic course and opportunity; I have learned so much and
employed a student to help develop an online ordering feel very inspired.
system for their customers. On completion of the project,
they kept the student as a paid contractor, recognising the Brilliant course from start to finish, great variety of activities
specialist skills and ability they brought to their business. and lots of opportunities to
engage and reflect.
Work Experience Frontrunner
www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers/students-graduates/help-
and-advice/career-development www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers/students-graduates/help-and-
advice/equality-and-diversity/frontrunner

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Our alumni

Where will your degree from Lancaster take you? From business to media, art
to politics, sport to education, more than 130,000 Lancaster graduates play
influential roles in more than 150 countries around the world. Heres a small
selection of stories.

Sam Hodges Lancaster University. Alan currently Ian Williamson


chairs the European Advisory Board
(English, 1999, Pendle) for Bridgepoint (a private equity group)
(Environmental Sciences,
The moment young BBC publicist and runs his own consultancy, advising 1985, Grizedale)
Sam Hodges overheard an idea being governments worldwide. Ian jokes that as CEO of AFC Energy,
discussed by his bosses for a pro- one of the worlds leading developers
Alan is currently the Universitys
celebrity dancing series hosted by of fuel cells, he finally has a job he left
Chancellor.
Bruce Forsyth, he attempted to merge university qualified to do.
with the office furniture and prayed the
Lancaster University was my Ian chose Lancaster because it was
job of publicising it would not come his
foundation for the whole of my one of the few universities offering
way. Of course, Strictly Come Dancing
working life and career. The skills Environmental Science as a first
became his project, and over two
I learned there - of being rigorous, degree at the time, and in his view was
series he made it into an entertainment
sensation which he loved. It is an
analytical and understanding how a perfect location. The Lake District Ranvir Singh
to make a judgement call - were was only half an hour away, and his (English & Philosophy,
irony that Hodges greatly enjoys 1998, Pendle)
important in my political life, and still dissertation on acid rain required
from his current position as Head of
are in the work I do today in child him to collect sediment from a boat
Communication for BBC Television.
poverty and social mobility. on Lake Windermere in the height
I went to Lancaster a bit shy, but of summer. Twenty years on, Ian is Ranvir joined Gordon Burns as the
it was the right environment for driven by the same passion for the main female co-anchor on BBC
me to grow. What really struck me
Caroline Rookes environment that made studying at North West Tonight in 2005, and
was the nature of the relationships (English, 1975, Furness) Lancaster so exciting, working with after maternity leave in 2012 joined
that existed between students Caroline remembers how Lancaster AFC Energy to persuade the world to ITV first on Daybreak and then
and teachers, which made it OK to gave her the independence and look at energy in a different way, with Good Morning Britain. She has
discuss, challenge and debate with a communication skills to rise to the top hydrogen rather than fossil fuels. recently appeared on University
person who was in authority. In a big as Chief Executive of the Governments Challenge representing Lancaster,
company like the BBC, that is vital. Money Advice Service. They [my teachers] really changed and has ambitions to become a
my world view. Without the grounding familiar face on the early evening
Caroline arrived at the University full they gave me and their enthusiasm, I news and the ITV News at Ten.
Alan Milburn of trepidation as a 17 year old from would not be where I am. It does not
London, partly motivated by a desire get any better than that.
(History, 1979, Pendle) to be near the Fylde coast where she
Alan admits that he got lucky in had spent much of her childhood; but
My English degree was hugely
finding his way to Lancaster University also because few universities were Read more about Lancasters useful to my career in journalism,
from one of the most deprived prepared to accept such a young successful alumni online at: but also being made to think
comprehensives in Newcastle, which student. She left with the potential to www.lancaster.ac.uk/alumni/ critically and question is at the
set him on the path to a top job in the take on some of the top jobs advising alumni-profiles/ heart of my work, so it was all
Labour Cabinet. the government, and her stellar work
very relevant.
earned her the CBE in 2010.
The social mobility czar, former Health
Secretary and Labour MP, finds it
University was a very big transition
difficult to imagine how he could have
for me coming straight from school.
made the leap from being a 16-year-
It helped me understand myself and
old tearaway with poor O levels, to his
take responsibility for myself.
current position, without the help of

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Accommodation

Lancaster retained the prestigious title of Best University Halls for the fifth year
running in The National Student Housing Survey 2014. We were also named Best Value
for Money in the survey, based on the feedback of our students against their peers at
over 200 UK universities and colleges. We are one of just seven institutions to achieve
the International Accommodation Quality Mark, awarded where satisfaction among
international students is 90% or higher.

BEST UNIVERSITY
DID YOU 6600
BEST VALUE FOR
MONEY
HALLS FOR THE
KNOW? INDIVIDUAL ROOMS
ACCOMMODATION
FIFTH YEAR
RUNNING


Whats included?* Accommodation on campus Accommodation costs 2014 2015 Fully catered for

Heating 6600 safe Guaranteed room Colleges Price ranges* 2014/15 weekly room rate Catered accommodation is also
comfortable on campus in your for a room with private shower/ available to students who would
Lighting
rooms first year Bowland 86.10-122.85 WC facilities like the convenience of freshly
Electricity prepared, healthy meals every day.
Hot water Cartmel 122.85-131.25 111.30 - 131.25
Internet and network
access
65% Rooms are
en-suite
All standard rooms
have a wash basin County 106.05-131.25
Please see www.lancaster.ac.uk/
eat/cateredaccommodation for
Furness 100.80-122.85 2014/15 weekly room rate more information.
Insurance for a room with shared
6 to 8 students Rooms available Fylde 111.30-131.25
24 hour term time per kitchen on a 40-week let showers/WCs facilities
security Grizedale 100.80-164.50
86.10 - 106.05 For more details, take a look
Cleaning service for A variety of Lonsdale 122.85-131.25 at www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/
A cleaning service
shared kitchens and accommodation: for shared kitchens accommodation
bathrooms* Townhouse and bathrooms* Pendle 100.80-164.50
Studios
Twin rooms
*available in all accommodation except
townhouses, flats and studios. *available in all accommodation except townhouses, flats and studios. *Price range depends on type of accommodation

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Accommodation

DID YOU 250 RESIDENTIAL HOUSES RECOMMENDED


KNOW? RUN BY LUSU OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING

Accommodation guarantee Living off campus


We guarantee a room on campus for your
first year if you firmly accept our offer as
Lancaster University operates a scheme
for housing in the private rented sector.
By renting a Lancaster University Home

your first choice by the UCAS deadline,
and have submitted your accommodation you can be sure that the landlord has
application by the specified date. signed up to a code of good practice
and that each property has been visited
Off-campus costs
Here to help by university staff to check its suitability.

88
You can search for your ideal off- the average cost per
If you accept a place at Lancaster after
campus home and get useful housing student, per week in a
15 August, we will make every effort to shared LUSU property
advice via our accommodation website.
find you a room on campus, or help you
find alternative accommodation. Were Our Students Union operates LUSU Gas
here to help you during your studies Living Lancasters largest student
landlord with around 250 houses Electricity
and can often find accommodation
on campus for second and third year and 1000 residents in city centre Water
students. properties. Their wide variety of homes Broadband & IT support
extends from city-centre halls of
Personal contents insurance
Student car parking residence, to one bedroom flats, to
nine bedroom houses, all of which are TV licence
As we are a campus based university, included in the scheme. Assisted cleans
with excellent bus routes to and from the
city, our students do not usually require If you live off-campus in your first Management
car parking. We have a limited number year, you will still join one of the eight Handyman repairs
of student parking permits and a full undergraduate colleges at Lancaster
and enjoy full access to all the facilities, 24/7 gas and heating cover
parking policy in place to ensure that
those students who do need a car are activities and support networks as on-
eligible to purchase a parking permit. campus students.
Leases run for a minimum of 45
View our policy online at www. Tel: +44(0)1524 592170 weeks with no summer retainer
lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/welfare/ Email: lusu.living@lancaster.ac.uk and no deposit, so youll have
www.lusu.co.uk/living nothing to pay until your first rent.
carparking

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Campus Map
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7
1 Sports Centre 13 Library

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2 Dentist and Pharmacy 14 Furness College
3 Lancaster Institute for the 15 Post Office
Contemporary Arts 16 Supermarket
6
3 4 Music Building 17 Garage
4 17 Nuffield Theatre
2 cycle Peter Scott Gallery 18 Fylde College
Route
Great Hall 19 Grizedale College
5 County College 20 Pendle College
16 6 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences 21 Infolab
15 7 Visitor accommodation 22 Cartmel College
10
8 Chaplaincy Centre 23 Lonsdale College
9
14 9 Bowland College 24 Management School
8
10 Learning Zone 25 3G Pitches
11 11 Main reception 26 Medical Centre
18 27 Pre-School Centre
12 Careers
12
13

19

21

20

27 24

26

A6
25

Main Access

23
A6
22 Accommodation
Village
For a more detailed campus map
download the iLancaster app

ilancasterinfo.lancs.ac.uk

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Sports and fitness


From traditional sports to personal fitness and relaxation activities, youll
Reach Great Heights
find it easy to practise your favourite activity at Lancaster. Our Sports Centre
offers extensive indoor fitness opportunities to complement our vast outdoor
Purpose built 8.5m climbing
sports facilities. wall, designed with input
from Sir Chris Bonington

DID YOU 20 MILLION


25 METRE
8 LANE SWIMMING
3G ARTIFICIAL
KNOW? SPORTS CENTRE
POOL
PITCH

Sports Centre Youll also find a seminar room, coaching, help with equipment and
extensive changing facilities for indoor transport to make our teams the best!
Set among woodland and sports
and outdoor activities and a viewing For many of our teams, the highlight of
pitches, our stunning state-of-the-
terrace overlooking the grass pitches. the sporting year is Roses an annual
art Sports Centre offers outstanding
The latest addition to our facilities, weekend of sporting competition with the
facilities, including:
opened in October 2014, is a 3G University of York and one of the biggest
artificial pitch. This pitch has a rubber inter-varsity events across Europe.
25 metre, 8 lane swimming pool crumb infill rather than sand making it
We also run different recreational and
8.5 metre high climbing wall and much less abrasive to human skin and
inter-college leagues and competitions
bouldering cave, designed with allowing full contact football and rugby
input from our previous Chancellor within the University. The most hotly
to be played on it. contested competition is the inter-
and renowned mountaineer
Sir Chris Bonington Personal training college Carter Shield.
Health suite with sauna and
steam rooms
To make the most of your fitness Just Play
training, we offer you the services Just Play is Lancaster University
4 glass-backed squash courts, with of our Personal Training Team and Students Unions (LUSU) new
spectator seating to the show court Physiotherapy Team. recreational sports project, funded by
2 floor gym with over 100 stations Sports England. The project offers 18
of cardiovascular equipment, free For more details, take a look at different sports and physical activity
and machine weights, vibration www.lancaster.ac.uk/sportscentre sessions, run by student activators
training and personal training/
each week at just 1 per session.
stretch areas
College and university The project is designed to encourage
8 badminton court sports hall students and staff to keep fit and meet
equipped for all indoor activities, competitions new friends in a social environment.
with electronic scoring and LUSU Sports support over 1,500
spectator viewing Lancaster students competing To find out more, logon to
Dance studio offering martial arts against other universities in BUCS www.lusu.co.uk/get-involved/sport
and dance classes, spinning, tai chi, (British Universities & Colleges Sport)
Pilates and body conditioning competition with over 35 different
sports taking part. We provide

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Arts and culture

LIVE AT LICA

Follow Live at LICA on Twitter or


The campus offers many opportunities to pursue Facebook. To find out whats on,
and book tickets online at
the arts with our own theatre, art gallery, concert www.liveatlica.org
series and student-run cinema

DID YOU THE PETER SCOTT ART


GALLERY FEATURING
WEEKLY LIVE CLASSICAL
MUSIC PROGRAMME AT THE
KNOW? INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS GREAT HALL

Live at LICA European names such as Drer, Mir, world-renowned pianists Pascal Roge
Ernst and Vasarely. Its the venue for and Nikolai Demidenko playing on
Live at LICA brings a wealth of UK and
the LICA Fine Art undergraduate and Lancaster Universitys Steinway grand
International artists of the highest
postgraduate art exhibitions. piano, acquired in 2012.
calibre to Lancaster every year. A varied
programme of professional theatre, The Nuffield Theatre The Ruskin Library
dance, exhibitions and concerts has been
One of the largest professional studio The Ruskin Library at the entrance to
developed for public, staff and students to
theatres in Europe, focusing on new campus houses the foremost collection
experience both on and off campus.
and experimental work, the Nuffield is of books, archives and drawings
Presenting much of its programme at the place [in England] to see the most representing the wide ranging interests
the Peter Scott Gallery and Nuffield innovative new work. according to The of John Ruskin the famous nineteenth-
Theatre venues, situated at the Guardian Insiders Guide to the Arts 2010. century English critic of art, architecture
north end of campus, Live at LICAs and society. Topics from religion and the
Live at LICA hosts public performances
purpose is to cultivate excellence and
of theatre, contemporary dance and
arts to political economy, geology and Our own cinema
engagement within the performing and the environment form the themes of
live art at this venue alongside public
visual arts. Live at LICA plays a key role displays on public view in the gallery.
performances by Lancaster students
in the arts ecology of the North West As a Lancaster undergraduate, you Run by students, we show films
and societies and local community
and is linked to the courses and ethos can also enjoy privileged access to five nights a week ranging from
organisations.
of Lancaster University. other archival materials. recently released blockbusters
The Peter Scott Gallery Concert Series to classic and international films.
For further details, visit: Ticket prices start from 2 with a
Live at LICA facilitates a classical
A small gem of a gallery that hosts www.lancaster.ac.uk/depts/ruskinlib Students Union Purple card.
music programme on Thursdays
the Live at LICA exhibitions and www.liveatlica.org
at the Great Hall venue during the
artists talks, which are open to the See cinema.lusu.co.uk for
autumn and spring terms. The BBC
public free of charge. The Peter Scott more details.
Philharmonic, Opera North and
Gallery is also home to the Universitys
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of
international art collection, which
Moscow Radio are just some of the
includes Japanese and Chinese art,
orchestras whove performed over the
antiquities, works by twentieth century
years. Recent seasons have welcomed
British artists, and prints by significant

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Students Union
If youre considering studying at Lancaster
University then you may well have been attracted What they say...
by the diverse opportunities we have on offer.
That may be the 220 clubs and societies we boast Ive gained those friendships and
connections to the community
of on campus, the highly-qualified welfare and I was looking for, plus an overall
academic advice centre, or our nationally-respected experience I will remember and
apply in different areas of my life
volunteering unit. from now on

Laura Clayson Caitlin ORourke,


Schools Volunteer

DID YOU OVER 200 ACTIVE


SPORTS AND
LA1:TV IS OUR VERY
OWN STUDENT-RUN
INTERNATIONAL
CULTURAL EXCHANGE
KNOW? SOCIAL GROUPS TV STATION PROGRAMME

As a Lancaster student, you will it is to us at the Union that all our of, allowing you to develop your skills
join one of our colleges where you activities are student led. and your employability prospects in
will enter a vibrant and diverse the process.
Lancaster has an amazing academic
community of students and staff.
reputation for teaching and research Hopefully this prospectus offers
Our colleges are based around
meaning a Lancaster degree is one an insight into life at Lancaster. Id
residences but also provide a
you can be extremely proud of. High encourage you to find out more
fantastic support network, instant
quality support and advice is always about the University and the
friendship groups and a healthy dose
available to students and there are Students Union by visiting us in
of inter-college rivalry for all to enjoy.
a wide range of resources available person or online.
Alongside this the colleges also to aid learning and research. Our
I look forward to welcoming you to
offer an avenue through which Library is currently being refurbished,
our University, and hope that we can
to make your voice heard. At the and a new Engineering building is
help you to carve out the path you
Students Union we work alongside being built amongst others, so you
want to follow in life for making the
the Junior Common Room (JCR) can be assured that during your time
world a better and brighter place.
and Postgraduate Board (PG Board) here you will benefit from some of
student representatives to campaign the most state-of- the-art facilities
on issues that affect you during the world has to offer.
Laura Clayson,
your time here. We are also here to Considering this, with the endless Lancaster Universitys Students
empower you to lead on campaigns opportunities and activities that Union President (LUSU) 20142015
that you are passionate about. This are available through the Students
ensures we are the authentic student Union, the overall student experience
voice and displays how important is one that we are all extremely proud

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42 43

Students Union

Our active Students Union We host a number of large events schools; great for anyone considering
on campus across the year, such teaching as a career or just people that
Lancaster University Students Union
as Campus Fest and the Christmas love working with young people. Our
(LUSU) helps you make the most of
Market, where our talented societies environmental work enables students
everything that university life has to
perform alongside fireworks, food and to grow vegetables and keep chickens
offer from over 200 active groups on
other fun. on campus as well as campaign on
campus to volunteering opportunities
national and international sustainability
in overseas communities. We also work with the colleges Junior
issues. In addition to all of this we also
Common Rooms to provide a range
All students automatically become a work with over a hundred community
of on-campus entertainment. Enjoy
Students Union member and we can organisations to offer volunteer
our live comedy nights, international
help you to access a whole range of placements and projects specific to
events and our end of year outdoor
fantastic opportunities and services. any students interests and availability.
celebrations: the Extravs. At the end of
your time here, well even arrange your LUSU Overseas Programme
Highly active graduation ball.
The Overseas Programme enables
LUSU supports over 200 different
students to participate in an
groups from your everyday sports LUSU media international cultural exchange and
clubs to the most diverse societies.
Are you thinking of a career in the to interact with students studying at
From hockey to hiking and football
media, perhaps as a journalist, radio DJ, one of Lancaster Universitys partner
to free fall, we have it all. If we dont,
TV presenter or cinema projectionist? If institutes around the world.
come in and speak to a member of our
Activities Office and well try and get a
you are, Lancaster is the place to be.
LUSU currently works with our What they say...
new group up and running for you. Students run our own newspaper, partners in China, Ghana, India,
SCAN, and we have more than 100 Malaysia, Palestine and Pakistan.
LUSU groups showcase their Ive gained those friendships and
editors, journalists and photographers With incoming visits to Lancaster
talents in many different ways: from connections to the community
working for the paper. Weve got our from our partner institutes in July and
representing the University in BUCS I was looking for, plus an overall
own radio station, Bailrigg FM (BFM) outgoing trips to our global partners
(British University and College Sport) to experience I will remember and
the first FM student station in the in September, students are immersed
different campus events and working apply in different areas of my life
country. BFM broadcasts throughout in new, exciting and different cultures.
in the community. The best way to find from now on.
term time. Through the overseas programme,
out what we do is to get involved. So
students can assist on established Caitlin ORourke,
jump straight in youll love it! LA1:TV is our very own student-run
community projects, meet international Schools Volunteer
campus TV station, producing shows
government figures, network with
Check it all out at lusu.co.uk/our- about film, music, sports and campus
major corporate companies and learn
activity-groups news. Also LU Cinema shows everything
about important global issues from
from blockbusters to international films
leading academics. We aim to provide
each week on campus.
our students with a once-in-a-lifetime
experience and to make the most of
Go online at lusu.co.uk to find
The Purple card out more.
our worldwide partnerships.
LUSU offers an exclusive discount
card to students here in Lancaster, Innovation and enterprise
the Purple card. Weve worked hard
to make sure that there are hundreds
The Students Union can support
students in setting up their own
What they say...
of offers right on your doorstep and Volunteering business, social enterprise or projects
across the country. You can even get LUSUs volunteering team is dedicated through a range of services that include If you want to set up your own
discount on discount as the Purple to helping students make the most of access to funding, a wide range of business alongside your degree,
card gets you money off an NUS Extra their time at university and to become a contacts and advisory services. or have an idea you want to try
card. From theme parks, football clubs, part of their new community. We offer a out, LUSU is the place for you.
Its all a great way to secure vital work
hairdressers and our nightclub The wide range of high quality volunteering We offer guidance, contacts,
experience and develop skills to
Sugarhouse, theres discount opportunities for students to engage free workshops on business
enhance your employability. You can
for everyone. with that benefit our students and the fundamentals and the opportunity
take a look at some of our students
community around them. Volunteering recent successes on our website. to get start-up funds.
Events and entertainment is a great way to improve skills, enhance
LUSUs main venue is The Sugarhouse your student experience and progress Joe Bourne, LUSU Innovation
www.lusu.co.uk/get-involved/start-
the biggest club in the city centre, your employability. and Development Manager
a-business
offering a broad range of music and
Our schools partnership team supports
entertainment three nights a week.
students to volunteer with local

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Tuition fees

Tuition fees are payable for study at Lancaster


University. The rate you pay is based on your
residential status, which is decided on the
information given in your UCAS application.

Home/EU Islands Overseas Subject area Price

Creative Arts; Criminology; English Literature and Creative Writing; 13,270


English Language; Film; Fine Art; French/German/
Spanish; Media and Cultural Studies; History; Law;
Linguistics; Philosophy; Politics and International Relations;
Religious Studies; Social Work; Sociology; Theatre

Accounting and Finance; Business Analytics and Consultancy; 15,410


Business Studies; Economics; Entrepreneurship; Management;
Management and Organisation; Marketing; Organisation, Work and Technology

Biochemistry; Biomedical Sciences; Biological Sciences; Chemical Engineering; 16,640


Chemistry; Communication Systems; Computer Science; Earth Science;
The fee for UK and EU students is For Island students (Channel Our fee structure for overseas Ecology; Engineering; Environmental Chemistry; Environmental Science;
Islands and Isle of Man), fees students is variable and the cost Geography; Mathematics and Statistics; Natural Science; Physics; Psychology
will normally range from depends on the area of study.
9,000 9,000 - 10,500 dependent on Fee rates are usually set in April
your area of study. and are likely to rise annually. Medicine 22,500
Home and EU students are
considered together for fee For guidance, see the rates
purposes. table 2014/15 opposite.

If you disagree with the category youve been placed in, please contact: For the most up to date information, Please note: These are the yearly fee rates, not the cost of a whole degree.
The Base, A-Floor, University House, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YW. please visit: www.lancaster.ac.uk/ Its important to know that the University may revise its tuition fee policy.
ugfunding
Stay informed via our website, www.lancaster.ac.uk

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46 47

Funding, living costs


and budgeting

Our student funding staff can provide


you with information, advice and
guidance on various aspects of
university financial support, living
costs and budgeting.

DID YOU 3.6 WAS COMMITTED IN


SCHOLARSHIPS AND 105 A ROUGH ESTIMATE FOR RENT
KNOW? MILLION BURSARIES IN 2015 PER WEEK AND BILLS FOR A SINGLE STUDENT

The cost of university can seem a depend on your household income. In 2015 we committed 3.6m in Other support Childcare costs vary depending on the
daunting prospect. Tuition fees are only Dont forget, theres also extra support scholarships and bursaries to help provider. At the University Pre-School,


For students facing a shortfall between
one part of your expenses and you will available for students with child/adult with fees and living costs. Our financial places were approximately 18 per
income and expenditure or a sudden
need to plan and budget for all aspects dependants or a disability. support depends on where you are half day session in 2015. Other costs
unexpected emergency, the University
of living. For UK nationals there are from, your circumstances and how well to consider include food, travel, books
If you are normally resident outside the operates a discretionary Lancaster
government loans and grants to help you do in your A levels (or equivalent and stationery, insurance, TV and
UK or from Scotland, Wales or Northern Opportunity and Access Fund for
as well as possible Lancaster bursaries
Ireland, different funding and finance
academic qualifications) before starting
UK Students which can also provide
internet, phone, laundry, social and Typical costs...
and scholarships. study with us. personal expenses.
arrangements apply to the money you emergency funding in the form of a
can get to pay for university. Our Undergraduate Admissions Office short term emergency loan. If you think
Financial support for UK makes scholarship and bursary offers you are running into financial difficulties, Loaf of bread 1.30
students and confirms Academic Scholarships dont leave it to the last minute, contact For full information see www.
Your two main expenses at university For more information go to: at the start of the academic year. The our Student Funding Service promptly. lancaster.ac.uk/sbs/funding/
will be tuition fees and living costs. www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/ Student Funding Service confirms all costsandbudgeting
Student Finance England offers a range undergraduate/fees-and-funding/ awards in mid-October and all Living costs and budgeting Pint of milk 49p
of support towards these: Tuition Fee www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance bursary and scholarship awards are A simple way to work out your budget
Loans and Maintenance Loans (which paid in February. for the year is to calculate your weekly
have to be paid back) and grants (which living costs and multiply by 40 the Litre of petrol 1.06
dont). Most English students studying Lancaster University number of weeks in the university year.
in the UK wont have to pay up-front For full details of our scholarships If you can go home for the April and
for their tuition. Students who start bursaries and scholarships and bursary packages please December vacations, you could reduce
their courses on or after 1 September for UK students visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/ the number of weeks. Pint of beer 2.25
2016 can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan Lancaster Universitys priority is to undergraduate/fees-and-funding
All costs vary, but as a rough guide, rent
to cover the full cost of tuition. To support every student to make the most and basic property bills for a student in
help with living costs, most full-time of their life and education. Of students Lancaster range from about 105 per Bottle of wine 5.49
students can also get a Maintenance starting their study with us in 2015, over week for a single student to 180 for
Loan. In addition, government grants, 800 were entitled to bursaries and/or a student with a family or dependants.
which you dont have to pay back, are scholarships to help them with the cost
also available for some students to of fees and/or living expenses.
help with living costs, though these

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Visit us
Choosing your university is an important decision. We
want you to be happy with your subject, our facilities,
our staff and the support we offer you.

We want you to feel confident that youll Annual open days Departmental drop-ins
enjoy spending your time here. The best
We hold three annual open days You can also visit a department, on
way to find out is to come and visit us.
during the summer. Staff across all certain dates, from March to December.
departments are on hand to meet
We offer different types of visit. prospective students and visitors,
Choose the one that suits To book online visit
offering you information and advice www.lancaster.ac.uk/visitus
you and book online now at about our courses. The Students
www.lancaster.ac.uk/visitus Union will give you their perspective
on the social side of life and youll
be able to visit labs, lecture theatres
and computer facilities, as well as
residences, the library and all other
amenities.

Campus tours Informal visits Annual open days


Lancaster University welcomes
visitors all the time. Our shops, cafs,
Student-guided sports facilities and outdoor areas
are open to the public so wander The current dates for 2015 can be
through and soak up the atmosphere booked online for:
Guided tour showing
the accommodation any time you like. You can also
meet us at one of the UCAS higher Saturday 20th June
education conventions around the Saturday 18th July
country well be attending more than
Social hotspots Saturday 5th September
30 from March to July 2015. Check
out our website to find out where.
Library
Self-guided visits
Book online now at
We also offer self-guided tours if you www.lancaster.ac.uk/visitus
Sports Centre are unable to book on one of the
publicised tours. Just ask at the main
reception in University House for
information.
Campus tours run from January
to December. Book online at
www.lancaster.ac.uk/visitus

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50 51

Typical entry
Accounting and Finance requirements
BSc Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AAB

IB Diploma: 35 pts overall with 16 from best


3 HL subjects

#3
95% OF MANAGEMENT SCHOOL BTEC: DDD
DID YOU FOR ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
GRADUATES ARE IN WORK OR
Required subjects: GCSE Mathematics
KNOW? The Times and Sunday Times Good
University Guide
FURTHER STUDY WITHIN
SIX MONTHS grade B

FUTURE ACCOUNTANCY FINANCE MANAGEMENT BANKING ADVISOR


CAREERS

Our international reputation as one of Europes premier centres for accounting and
finance combines with expert teaching, excellent resources and a fantastic campus
experience. So whichever of our degrees you choose, you will be guaranteed a
challenging and rewarding educational experience that is second to none.

Accounting and Finance* Your degree From a solid grounding in finance


theory and methodology, youll
BSc Hons This degree scheme allows you to
develop proficiency in areas such as
UCAS code: N400 study the fundamental concepts of
International Financial Markets, Bond
Course length: 3 years the accounting discipline, whilst at the
Markets and Financial Statement
same time developing your knowledge
Accounting and Finance Optional modules include: Analysis. You can also select further
of management and related subjects Optional modules include:
specialist options during your degree.
(Industry)* BSc Hons such as organisational behaviour,
UCAS code: N401 organisational strategy and marketing.
Business Law Marketing Management Examples of the modules you can study:
Course length: 4 years
Taxation Examples of the modules you can study: International Financial Management First year
Your degree Corporate Finance Industrial Organisation Introduction to Accounting and
First year
Finance Professional Accreditations*
Studying Accounting and Finance at Introduction to Accounting Economics Those degrees marked with an asterisk are
Lancaster provides you with the tools to and Finance
accredited by all major British accountancy
develop both technical knowledge and a On our Industry variant youll spend Economics On our Industry variant youll spend bodies. This provides exemptions from
Second year
broad understanding of accounting and your third year on placement, giving your third year on placement, giving many of these bodies core examinations.
finance in the business world. you the opportunity to gain skills and Advanced Principles of Finance
you the opportunity to gain skills and Second year Please contact us for further details.
experience which are distinct but Statistical Methods for Business
experience which are distinct but Accounting Information Systems
Examples of the modules you can study: complementary to the theory and and Auditing complementary to the theory and Introduction to Econometrics
academic skills obtained in the rest of academic skills obtained in the rest of
First year Management Accounting for your degree. Third year
your degree. Business Decisions
Introduction to Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
Finance You can also choose to join the Statistical Methods for Business Finance BSc Hons Corporate Finance
Principles of Economics Industry degree during your first year at UCAS code: N300
Lancaster (subject to availability). Third year Investments
Course length: 3 years
Second year
Accounting and Management
Taxation
Finance (Industry) Speak to us:
Accounting Information Systems Financial Statement Analysis On our Industry variant youll spend
and Auditing Studies BSc Hons Strategic Management Control BSc Hons your third year on placement, giving Tutor: Dr Catherine Salzedo
Principles of Financial Accounting UCAS code: NN24 UCAS code: N301 you the opportunity to gain skills and
Email: lumsugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Course length: 3 years Course length: 4 years Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 938
Statistical Methods for Business experience which are distinct but www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/study
complementary to the theory and
Final year Accounting and
Your degree academic skills obtained in the rest of
Bond Markets Management Studies your degree.
For a full list of compulsory and optional
Our specialised Finance degree modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
Financial Accounting (Industry) BSc Hons prepares you for the challenging and study/undergraduate/courses
Quantitative Finance UCAS code: NN25 exciting world of professional finance.
Course length: 4 years

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52 53

Typical entry
Accounting and Finance requirements
BSc Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AAB

IB Diploma: 35 pts overall with 16 from best


3 HL subjects

#3
95% OF MANAGEMENT BTEC: DDD
DID YOU FOR ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
SCHOOL GRADUATES ARE IN
Required subjects: GCSE Mathematics
KNOW? The Times and Sunday Times Good
University Guide
WORK OR FURTHER STUDY
WITHIN SIX MONTHS grade B

FUTURE ACCOUNTANCY FINANCE MANAGEMENT BANKING ADVISOR


CAREERS

Finance and Management


Examples of the modules you can study:
Studies BSc Hons
UCAS code: NN23 First year
Course length: 3 years Introduction to Accounting
and Finance
Finance and Management Optional modules include: Principles of Economics
Studies (Industry) Statistics and Computing
for Management
BSc Hons Entrepreneurs and Four week summer placement
UCAS code: NN26 Entrepreneurship
Course length: 4 years Second year
Marketing Fundamentals
Principles of Financial Accounting
Strategic Management Control
Your degree Introduction to Management
Accounting
This degree offers a wider choice of Accounting Information Systems
management subjects than our single On our Industry variant youll spend and Auditing
honours Finance degree and gives you your third year on placement, giving Law and Finance
the opportunity to develop a greater you the opportunity to gain skills and
understanding of management and experience which are distinct but Third year
focus on subjects that match your complementary to the theory and One year placement
aspirations, goals and interests. academic skills obtained in the rest of Professional Accreditations*
your degree. Fourth year Those degrees marked with an asterisk are
Examples of the modules you can study: Financial Accounting accredited by all major British accountancy
Auditing bodies. This provides exemptions from
First year Accounting, Auditing and Finance and Taxation many of these bodies core examinations.
Please contact us for further details.
Introduction to Accounting Finance BSc Hons
and Finance UCAS code: NN43 Please note: Any offer for this degree will
Economics Course length: 4 years only be made after successful attendance
at a selection workshop organised by EY Combine Accounting and Finance with
Second year in collaboration with the University.
Principles of Financial Accounting Your degree
Management Accounting for Our four-year sponsored degree Accounting and Economics/NL41* You may also be interested in our
Business Decisions programme is run in partnership Business Analytics, Economics and
Principles of Finance with leading accountancy firm EY. It
Accounting, Finance and
Computer Science/NG44 Management degrees. Speak to us:
incorporates two paid placements, a You can choose to combine any of
Final year Accounting, Finance and Tutor: Dr Catherine Salzedo
5,000 bursary in each year of study Mathematics/NG41* these degrees with a year out in
International Financial Management Email: lumsugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
(15,000 in total) and a fast-track to Future careers Finance and Economics/NL31
industry in your third year. Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 938
Quantitative Finance chartered accountant status with either
For the entry requirements for www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/study
Corporate Finance the Institute of Chartered Accountants Financial Mathematics BSc/GN13
in England and Wales or the Institute The accounting and finance these courses please see the index.
profession offers some of the Financial Mathematics MSci/GN1H For a full list of compulsory and optional
of Chartered Accountants of Scotland modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
(ICAS). most stimulating and highly paid
Financial Mathematics (Industry)/ study/undergraduate/courses
career opportunities in business. GN1J

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Typical entry
Art requirements
BA Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AABABB plus portfolio

IB Diploma: 3532 pts overall with 16 from


best 3 HL subjects

#3
ART GALLERY ON BTEC: DDDDDM
DID YOU FOR ART AND
DESIGN
DEDICATED
STUDIO SPACE
CAMPUS WITH AN
Required subjects: Art desirable but not
KNOW? The Complete
University Guide
WITH 24/7 ACCESS
INTERNATIONAL
COLLECTION essential. One humanities subject outside
Art and Design. Specific grades required will
vary according to course and qualification

FUTURE PROFESSIONAL ARTIST ART DIRECTION MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES


CAREERS

Housed within Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA), our Fine
Art degree supports a vibrant contemporary arts environment with purpose built
facilities and opportunities for working with people from different artistic disciplines
including Art, Dance, Design, Film and Theatre. Our Fine Art degree is third in the
UK. We attract significant applicants for every place available and our graduates are
in high demand.

BA Hons Fine Art The first year serves as a foundation for


UCAS code: W100 your studies, in years two and three you
Course length: 3 years can choose to focus solely on Art based
modules or choose options from other
disciplines in LICA including vocationally
Your degree focused modules such as the Work
Taught by academic staff who are Placement and Creative Enterprise. Study abroad
themselves practising artists, historians
and theorists, you will be able to study Examples of the modules you can study:
the Fine Art disciplines separately You also have the opportunity to
or through interdisciplinary practice, First year spend your second year studying
working across: Modernism in the Arts at a partner university in the
Fine Art Studio Practice USA or Australia.
Painting
Drawing Second year
Sculpture Fine Art Studio Practice
Digital art Critical Reflections
Installation Expanded Painting Practice
Digital Media
Our aim from the beginning of your Work Placement
course is for you to become an
Third year The Peter Scott Gallery
informed art practitioner with clear
creative aspirations and ambition. Fine Art Studio Practice Speak to us:
Expanded Drawing Combine Art with
You will achieve this through the Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator:
Creative Enterprise Varied programme of exhibitions
integration of studio-based practice and Morganna Monk
Dissertation and talks by contemporary artists Email: lica-enquiries@lancaster.ac.uk
the study of both art theory and history.
Every Lancaster Art student has their Tel: +44 (0)1524 510 898
International art collection Fine Art and Creative Writing/ You may also be interested in our www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/lica
own dedicated studio space from day Your studies culminate with a degree WW18 Arts Combined degrees.
one, accessible 24/7, day and night. show which celebrates the talents of Links with the wider artistic Fine Art and Dance/WW15
our students. This allows you to exhibit community of the region For the entry requirements for For a full list of compulsory and optional
your work to the public and potential Fine Art and Film/WP13 these courses please see the modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
employers. Fine Art and Theatre/WW14 index. study/undergraduate/courses

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Typical entry
Arts Combined Degrees requirements
BA Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AABABB
IB Diploma: 3532 pts overall with 16 from
best 3 HL subjects

BTEC: DDDDDM
DID YOU ACCESS TO
THE NUFFIELD
DEDICATED
STUDIO SPACE
AWARD-WINNING
MULTI-ARTS Required subjects: Subjects relevant to the
KNOW? THEATRE WITH 24/7 ACCESS BUILDING specific course applied for desirable but not
essential (e.g. Art, Dance, Drama, Film, Media,
Performing Arts, Theatre Studies). One
humanities subject outside Art and Design.
DANCE TEACHERS Specific grades required will vary according
FUTURE COMMUNITY DANCE PROFESSIONAL to course and qualification
SPORT AND FITNESS
CAREERS ARTISTS DANCERS
INSTRUCTORS
Please see the index for the entry
requirements for each course

Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA) is unique in combining a range
of arts subjects in a single department. We emphasise the role and place of the arts
in the contemporary world, which means crossing boundaries and combining ideas
from different media.

Your degree Dance


Studying a combined degree in LICA Dance in LICA is ideal for students with
enables you to study one or two strong academic and creative abilities
creative arts forms to a very high level who want to study dance alongside
all within our internationally renowned, another arts or humanities subject.
purpose-built space.
You will not only develop as a dancer
We are one of very few highly ranked but you will study modern and The Peter Scott Gallery
universities which teach a wide contemporary dance in the site, the
range of arts subjects together in stage, and the screen through:
Varied programme of exhibitions
Combine Arts with
one department. You will have the
opportunity to work with students from Lectures and talks by contemporary artists
other disciplines, and to do projects Choreographic projects
International art collection Dance and Film/WP53 Fine Art and Theatre/WW14
which combine different art forms. Weekly techniques classes
Links with the wider artistic Dance and Theatre/WW45 French Studies and Film (4 years)/
You can combine two LICA subjects Students in LICA also have access to Dance and Creative Writing/WW58 R1P3
community of the region
such as Dance and Theatre or Film and superb facilities for dance practice. French Studies and Theatre
Dance and English Literature/
Theatre or a LICA subject with another These include three large sprung-floor WQ53 (4 years)/WR41
subject from within the Faculty such as event spaces and a smaller black box German Studies and Film (4 years)/
Dance and French Studies
Theatre and English Literature. studio with a Harlequin sprung floor. (4 years)/WR51 R2P3
There are also opportunities for you to Dance and German Studies German Studies and Theatre
Dance at LICA also benefits from (4 years)/WR42
combine disciplines in your creative excellent relations with Ludus Dance (4 years)/WR52
practice, for example: Dance and Spanish Studies Spanish Studies and Film (4 years)/
(the regional dance agency for R4P3
(4 years)/WR54
Lancashire) and also from its links with
a network of professional north west
The Nuffield Theatre Film and Creative Writing/PW38 Spanish Studies and Theatre
Creating an installation involving (4 years)/WR44
sounds and images dance artists. Film and English Literature/PQ33
Theatre and Creative Writing/ Speak to us:
Making a video for theatre Key theatrical venue Film and Philosophy/PV35 WW48
We look for dance students with a
production for experimental theatre, Film and Sociology/PL33 Theatre and English Literature / Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator:
desire to study dance both in theory
contemporary dance and live art Morganna Monk
and practice, and who have some prior Film and Theatre/PW34 WQ43
Email: lica-enquiries@lancaster.ac.uk
experience in either: Nationally recognised for Film, Media and Cultural Studies/ Tel: +44 (0)1524 510 898
PL36 You may also be interested in our
supporting emergent and Fine Art, Design Interactions, Film, www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/lica
Contemporary dance experimental practice Fine Art and Creative Writing/
WW18 and Theatre degrees.
Jazz or street dance For a full list of compulsory and optional
Performances from some of the Fine Art and Dance/WW15 For the entry requirements for
Gymnastics modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
best known theatre and dance these courses please see the index.
Martial arts Fine Art and Film/WP13 study/undergraduate/courses
practitioners in the UK

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Biochemistry requirements
BSc Hons (See website for full details)

A level: A*AAAAB

IB Diploma: 3835 pts overall with 1716


from best 3 HL subjects

#9
BTEC: D*DDDDD
DID YOU FOR BIOSCIENCES COMPETITIVE
PLACEMENT
98.1% OVERALL
STUDENT Required subjects: AS level Chemistry
KNOW? The Guardian
OPPORTUNITIES SATISFACTION grade C or SL Chemistry grade 5 and 2
A levels/HLs from Chemistry, Biology,
Human Biology, Geography, Mathematics,
Physics, Psychology, Environmental Science,

FUTURE FORENSIC SCIENCE


PHARMACEUTICAL OR ACADEMIC, INDUSTRIAL
Computing or IT

CAREERS FOOD INDUSTRIES AND MEDICAL RESEARCH


Please see the index for the entry
requirements for each course

Biochemistry at Lancaster gives you the opportunity to learn from active research
scientists on tailored degree courses in the primary investigative science within
biology and medicine. Our competitive placement opportunities also offer an
enhanced experience throughout your degree.

Biochemistry BSc Hons Biochemistry with


UCAS code: C700 Third year
Biomedicine BSc Hons
Course length: 3 years Cell Signalling Third year Second year
UCAS code: BC79
Cancer Tropical Diseases Biochemical Techniques
Course length: 3 years
Biochemistry (Study Biology of Ageing Protein Biochemistry Cell Biology Techniques
Abroad) BSc Hons Molecular and Biochemical
Your degree Biology of Ageing DNA Technology
Parasitology Ethics in Biomedicine
UCAS code: C702
Course length: 3 years Our Biochemistry with Biomedicine Third year
The flexible nature of the course degree is for students with a broad Medical Genetics
Your degree enables you to specialise your field of interest in the biochemical processes Protein Biochemistry
Biochemistry examines the structure
study after your first year, with a diverse of life and how these are altered by Biochemistry with Genetics Neurobiology
choice of modules including: disease, and allows you to tailor your
and function of living organisms at the BSc Hons Cancer
degree to match your own interests.
molecular level. You will study a range UCAS code: C7C4
Immunology Our extensive links with external Course length: 3 years
of Biochemistry modules as well as
practically oriented modules designed Tropical Diseases hospitals and industrial laboratories
Environmental Pathogens bring another dimension to teaching and
to equip you with the laboratory Your degree
skills and knowledge required by a research on our biomedical courses.
Our Biochemistry and Genetics degree
successful biochemist.
is suitable for students looking to study
Our flexible Biochemistry degree Examples of the modules you can study: an exciting and rapidly developing
provides students with core modules in subject with a focus on the genetic
First year
Biochemistry and Chemistry coupled with
Molecules of Life
blueprint of life, DNA. Lab-based projects
a solid background in other related fields.
The degree provides you with core
Biomedicine and Society
Examples of the modules you can study: modules in Biochemistry and Genetics
Organic Chemistry coupled with a solid background in
Study abroad Anatomy and Tissue Structure
During your degree, youll
First year related fields such as biotechnology
Protein Biochemistry and cell biology.
conduct your own research
project where youll benefit
Speak to us:
Second year
Cell Structure and Function If you take our Study Abroad from the experience of our Tutor: Dr Sue Broughton
Genetics variant, you will spend your Medical Microbiology Examples of the modules you can study: internationally renowned Email: bioladmit@lancaster.ac.uk
Organic Chemistry second year studying at a partner Biochemistry academic staff Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 265
First year
university in the USA, Canada Genetics www. lancaster.ac.uk/fhm/bls
Second year Genetics
or Australasia.
Cell Biology Protein Biochemistry
For a full list of compulsory and optional
Medical Microbiology Human Physiology modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
DNA Technology study/undergraduate/courses
Biochemistry

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Biology and requirements
Biological Sciences (See website for full details)

BSc Hons/MSci Hons A level: A*AAAAB

IB Diploma: 3835 pts overall with 1716


from best 3 HL subjects

#9
BTEC: D*DDDDD
DID YOU FOR BIOSCIENCE COMPETITIVE PLACEMENT
Required subjects: 2 A levels or HLs
KNOW? The Guardian OPPORTUNITIES
from Biology/Human Biology/Chemistry/
Computing/Environmental Science/
Geography/Geology/Mathematics/Physics/
Psychology; GCSE English Language grade

FUTURE ENVIRONMENTAL NATURE CONSERVATION SOIL SCIENTIST


C and GCSE Mathematics grade B

CAREERS MICROBIOLOGIST OFFICER AND CROP SCIENTIST Specific grades required will vary according
to course and qualification

BTEC we will look for sufficient subject


content in your BTEC. Please check with
the department or admissions office for
Lancaster offers both Biology and Biological Science degrees. This allows you guidance on eligibility of your course
to choose between exploring whole organisms and how they interact with the
environment with our Biology degree, or a more broad range of life sciences Please see the index for the entry
requirements for each course
topics, ranging from the molecular and cellular to biodiversity and environmental
physiology. During your degree, youll conduct your own research project where
youll benefit from the experience of our internationally renowned academic staff.

Biology BSc Hons Biological Sciences The flexible nature of the course
UCAS code: C101 Third year enables you to transfer to one of our
BSc Hons more specialised degree programmes
Course length: 3 years Genetics
UCAS code: C100
Neurobiology after your first year.
Course length: 3 years
Biology MSci Hons Dissertation
UCAS code: C109
Animal Behaviour Biological Sciences Examples of the modules you can study: Study abroad
Course length: 4 years
Environmental Plant Biology (Study Abroad) BSc Hons First year
UCAS code: C102 If you take our Study Abroad
Cell Structure and Function
Your degree Fourth year (MSci) Course length: 3 years variant, you will spend the year
Evolutionary Biology studying at a partner university in
On our new Biology degree you will Dissertation
explore how animals and plants function Habitat Management
Biological Sciences Second year the USA, Canada or Australasia.
as organisms as well as studying their Microbes and Disease MSci Hons Medical Microbiology
diversity and conservation. You will study UCAS code: 1M66 Populations to Ecosystems
Wildlife Population Ecology
biological principles and current issues, Course length: 4 years
and learn practical techniques. Third year
Other modules are also available in Your degree Biology of Ageing
Examples of the modules you can study: topics such as development; molecular Global Change Biology
Our Biological Sciences degree is
and cellular function; and environmental
First year suitable for students with a broad
pathogens. You will also have the
Developmental Biology opportunity to take part in field courses
interest in the science of life and allows Fourth year (MSci)
Extended laboratory or field-
Future careers
Zoology your to tailor your degree to match your
both in the UK and abroad and to based project
own interests.
Impact of Microbes undertake an original piece of research
Speak to us:
MICROBIOLOGISTS
either in a lab or field setting. Opportunity to focus on areas of
Skills in Biomedical and particular interest IMMUNOLGISTS
Life Sciences This degree offers you a diverse
The degree also provides an WILDLIFE CONSULTANTS
Marine and Estuarine Biology choice of modules in: Tutor: Dr Martin McAinsh
excellent platform for research-based Email: bioladmit@lancaster.ac.uk
careers in Biology including further Genetics Our links with external research Tel: + 44 (0)1524 510 247
Second year The transferable skills you acquire
postgraduate study. Biomedicine institutions, such as hospitals and are particularly useful in: www.lancaster.ac.uk/lec/undergraduate
Evolution Microbiology industrial laboratories, add even TEACHING
Environmental Physiology Ecology greater texture to your experience. For a full list of compulsory and optional
DATA ANALYSIS
Developmental Biology Physiology modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
Conservation ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
study/undergraduate/courses
Field Biology

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Biology and requirements
Biological Sciences (See website for full details)

BSc Hons/MSci Hons A level: AAAAAB


IB Diploma: 3635 pts overall with 16 from
best 3 HL subjects

#9
BTEC: DDD
DID YOU FOR BIOSCIENCE COMPETITIVE PLACEMENT Required subjects: 2 A levels or HLs
KNOW? The Guardian OPPORTUNITIES from Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry,
Geography, Mathematics, Physics,
Psychology, Environmental Science,
Computing or IT; GCSE Mathematics grade B

FUTURE FORENSIC SCIENCE


PHARMACEUTICAL OR
TEACHING Please see the index for the entry
CAREERS FOOD INDUSTRIES
requirements for each course

Biological Sciences with Youll also receive in-depth training in


the key techniques associated with Second year
Biomedicine BSc Hons modern biological and biomedical
UCAS code: C1B9 Developmental Psychology
practices by taking a series of
Course length: 3 years Brain and Behaviour
techniques courses, some of which are
taught by staff from a local hospital. Third year
Your degree The transferable skills and analytical Animal Behaviour
Studying Biological Sciences with training youll gain during your degree Advanced Neuropsychology
Biomedicine at Lancaster gives you will allow you to enter diverse fields
the flexibility to study a broad range of including management, marketing Both elements of this degree
bioscience disciplines while learning and finance. programme equip you with a range of
specifically how biology influences transferable communication, analytical
human disease and health. This and interpersonal skills.
degree is designed to provide a broad Biology with Psychology
grounding in bioscience subjects whilst BSc Hons
maintaining an emphasis on specific UCAS code: C1C8
biomedical topics. Course length: 3 years

Examples of the modules you can study: Your degree


First year This degree is taught jointly by our
Genetics Biology tutors and academics from the Future careers
Anatomy and Tissue Structure Department of Psychology. The degree
Infection and Immunity explores the biological processes
ACADEMIC, INDUSTRIAL OR
which underpin human behaviour and
Second year you will gain core knowledge of both
MEDICAL RESEARCH
PHARMACEUTICAL AND Speak to us:
Cell Biology Techniques Biology and Psychology. FOOD INDUSTRIES
DNA Technology ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANCY Tutor: Dr Sue Broughton
Email: bioladmit@lancaster.ac.uk
Microbiological Techniques Examples of the modules you can study:
Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 265
First year Around half of our graduates use www.lancaster.ac.uk/fhm/bls
Third year their skills in a commercial setting
Ethics in Biomedicine Human Physiology
while half pursue work in scientific, For a full list of compulsory and optional mod-
Cell Signalling Cognitive Psychology teaching or caring professions. ules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/
Environmental Pathogens undergraduate/courses
Immunology

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Biomedical requirements
Science (See website for full details)

BSc Hons/MSci Hons Biomedical Science


A level: AAAAAB.
IB Diploma: 3635 pts overall with 16 pts
from best 3 HL subjects

DID YOU
#9
COMPETITIVE 98.1% OVERALL FOR BIOSCIENCES BTEC: DDD with Distinction in at least three
PLACEMENT STUDENT The Guardian
KNOW? OPPORTUNITIES SATISFACTION University Guide
Chemistry units; we will look for sufficient
subject content in your BTEC, please check
with the department or admissions office for
guidance on eligibility of your course

Required subjects: AS level Chemistry


FUTURE NHS (Biomedical Scientist) GLAXOSMITHKLINE
ALCONTROL grade C or SL Chemistry grade 5, and 2
CAREERS LABORATORIES A levels/HLs from Biology, Human Biology,
Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics,
Physics, Psychology, Environmental Science,
Computing or IT; GCSE Mathematics grade B

Our Biomedical Science degrees are aimed at those with a broad interest in Biomedicine

human life processes and disease and give you the opportunity to gain an A level: A*AAAAB

in-depth understanding of the techniques and issues associated with modern IB Diploma: 3835 pts overall with 1716 pts
from best 3 HL subjects
biomedical research. BTEC: DDD with Distinction in at least three
Chemistry units; we will look for sufficient
subject content in your BTEC. Please check
with the department or admissions office for
Biomedical Science (IBMS As part of your degree, you will also Your degree As part of your Biomedical Science guidance on eligibility of your course
carry out a laboratory-based project degree, you will also carry out a
Accredited) BSc Hons and can draw on the expertise of
These Biomedicine degrees are aimed
laboratory-based project and can draw
Required subjects: AS level Chemistry
UCAS code: B990 at those with a broad interest in human grade C or SL Chemistry grade 5, and 2
our academic staff who have vast on the expertise of our academic staff A levels/HLs from Biology, Human Biology,
Course length: 3 years life processes and disease. They
biomedical research experience across who have vast biomedical research Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics,
involve the study of subjects such as
fields including: experience across fields including: Physics, Psychology, Environmental Science,
biochemistry, cell biology, genetics and
Your degree Computing or IT; GCSE Mathematics grade B

Lancasters Biomedical Science Colorectal, breast and prostate


physiology which are at the heart of
Colorectal, breast and
Future careers
cancers modern medical and health research.
degree is accredited by the Institute of prostate cancers Please see the index for the entry
Biomedical Science (IBMS). Alzheimers and Parkinsons diseases These degree schemes offer more Alzheimers and Parkinsons requirements for each course
PHARMACEUTICAL AND
Arthritis flexibility than our IBMS-accredited diseases FOOD INDUSTRIES
Taught jointly with clinical and Hydrocephalus Biomedical Science degree, with the Arthritis
biomedical staff from local hospitals, FORENSIC SCIENCE
added possibility of completing a four- Hydrocephalus
our degree is a very structured scheme year integrated masters subject to BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
in which the majority of modules are Biomedicine (Flexible peer competition. MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE
Our extensive links with external
compulsory, placing an emphasis Scheme) BSc Hons hospitals and industrial laboratories
on the molecules and mechanisms UCAS code: C701 First year bring another dimension to teaching and
fundamental to life processes and how Course length: 3 years Biomedical Science in Practice research on our biomedical courses.
these are disrupted by disease.
Infection and Immunity
Biomedicine (Flexible Protein Biochemistry
Examples of the modules you can study: Scheme) (Study Abroad)
Second year
First year BSc Hons
Biomedical Science in Practice UCAS code: C704 Medical Microbiology
Biomedicine and Society Cellular Pathology
Course length: 3 years
Cell Biology Techniques
Diagnosis in Biomedical Science Study abroad
Biomedicine (Flexible Third year Why youll love us... Speak to us:
Second year Scheme) MSci Hons Medical Genetics
Biochemistry UCAS code: C703 Pathobiology Students on our Study Abroad Tutor: Dr Sue Broughton
Cellular Pathology I enjoy Biomedical Science
Course length: 4 years Ethics in Biomedicine variants spend the second year at Email: bioladmit@lancaster.ac.uk
because of the diversity of
Medical Microbiology a university in Australasia, Canada Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 265
the subject. A great subject
Biomedicine (Flexible Fourth year (MSci only)
with great career potential. Id or the USA. www.lancaster.ac.uk/fhm/bls
Third year Scheme) (Study Abroad) Immunology recommend it to anyone.
Cancer Diseases of the Brain For a full list of compulsory and optional
Medical Genetics
MSci Hons Molecular Basis of Cancer Charlotte Pool, BSc Hons modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
UCAS code: C705 Biomedical Science study/undergraduate/courses
Pathobiology
Course length: 4 years

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Business Analytics requirements
BSc Hons (See website for full details)

A level: A*AAAAB

IB Diploma: 3835 pts overall with 1716


from best 3 HL subjects

BTEC: D*DDDDD
BUSINESS ANALYSTS ARE
DID YOU COMBINES BUSINESS
INTELLIGENCE AND MANAGEMENT
HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER FOR
Required subjects: Mathematics or
Statistics
KNOW? WITH ANALYTICAL SKILLS
THEIR QUANTITATIVE AND
BUSINESS SKILLS
Please see the index for the entry
requirements for each course

FUTURE RETAIL ANALYSIS


SUPPLY CHAIN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
CAREERS MANAGEMENT AND CONSULTANCY

Lancasters Business Analytics degrees give you the skills to think analytically
about complex organisational issues.

Business Analytics and Our flexible degree scheme then allows


you to add extra modules from a wide Information Systems
Consultancy BSc Hons range of options to create a course
UCAS code: N2N1 Advanced Spreadsheet Modelling
thats relevant to your own aspirations.
Course length: 3 years E-Business Management
Lancasters Business Analytics and Data Mining for Direct Marketing
Business Analytics and Consultancy degree will provide you and Finance
with the opportunity to apply your
Consultancy (Industrial quantitative skills in business across
Placement) BSc Hons a range of industries and careers. The
UCAS code: N1N3 degree builds upon the excellent track
Course length: 4 years record of the departments leading
research and long experience in solving
Business Analytics and real problems for industry.
Consultancy
Examples of the modules you can study:
(Study Abroad) BSc Hons
UCAS code: N1N4 Business Analytics Work placements
Course length: 3 years Statistical Methods for Business
Business Modelling and Simulation In the four-year course you will
Your degree Spreadsheet Modelling for spend your third year working in
This degree will provide you with the Management industry, where you can put your
highly sought after skills and knowledge theoretical knowledge into practice.
needed to solve business problems Operations, Logistics and Supply
and improve decision making in modern Chain Management
organisations around the world. You Supply Chain Management
will learn to understand and structure Business Forecasting
complex problems, think quantitatively
Quality and Risk Management
and analyse data.
Live projects with real clients will give you Project Management
Combine Business Analytics with Speak to us:
hands-on experience, with an optional
year-long industrial placement to put your Project Management and Study abroad Tutor: Dr Gokhan Yildirim
theoretical knowledge into practice. Consultancy Skills Management Mathematics/NG21 You may also be interested in our
Email: lumsugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Project Management Tools and Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 938
Accounting and Finance, Economics www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/study
After a comprehensive introduction to Techniques If you choose the Study and Information Technology
techniques and concepts in your first Abroad degree, you will spend
Negotiation and Decision Support Management degrees.
year you will choose a specialism from your second year at a partner For a full list of compulsory and optional
four possible pathways designed to university in North America. For the entry requirements for this modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
enrich and challenge you. course please see the index. study/undergraduate/courses

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Chemistry requirements
BSc Hons / MChem Hons (See website for full details)

Chemistry BSc

A level: A*AAABB

IB Diploma: 3832 pts overall with 1716


from best 3 HL subjects
OPPORTUNITIES TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND
DID YOU

RECEIVED OVER BTEC: D*DD DDM
STUDY ABROAD AND BURSARIES TO SUPPORT
26 MILLION OF
KNOW? INVESTMENT
SUPPORT INDUSTRIAL
PLACEMENTS
HIGH-ACHIEVING
STUDENTS Required subjects: 2 Sciences -
A level Chemistry grade A plus grade B in
second science subject (Biology/Human
Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Geography/

FUTURE PHARMACEUTICALS PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT


ENERGY
Environmental Science/Psychology/
Computing/IT/Mathematics); GCSE English
CAREERS RESEARCH TEACHING Language grade C and GCSE Mathematics
grade B

Specific grades required will vary according


to course and qualification
Lancasters new and growing Chemistry Department offers modern, cutting- BTEC we will look for sufficient subject
edge facilities for practical learning and research. With some of the best research content in your BTEC. Please check with
the department or admissions office for
instrumentation in the country, our students are taught in specialised teaching and guidance on eligibility of your course
research laboratories by world-leading experts in their field.
Please see the index for the entry
requirements for each course
In most chemistry departments, the
core degree programmes are typically The structure, properties and Bioimaging as part of a team in whatever career
segregated into Inorganic, Organic behaviour of atoms, molecules Analytical Chemistry you choose to follow.
and phases Chemical Biology
and Physical Chemistry (IOP). Whilst To help prepare our students
An introduction to spectroscopic Polymer Chemistry
a thorough background knowledge and analytical techniques for employment, we are building
covering all of these areas is essential, Computational Chemistry relationships with industry to
we feel that these subjects should not provide internship and placement
be taught in isolation. Our approach You will also learn about its relevance to You will also study more advanced core opportunities, with over 11 million Study abroad
is to teach chemistry as a much more the other natural sciences; for example, topics and get the opportunity to develop investment in facilities to support
integrated subject. Chemistry is an how chemistry interfaces with biology, further transferable research skills. engagement with the vibrant North Students on our four year
inherently practical subject and our mathematics and physics. You will have
In the final year of your degree, whether West chemical industry. MChem programme can apply
Chemistry degrees fundamentally the opportunity to significantly develop
your practical chemistry, mathematical you choose to study on our BSc or to spend their third year of study
reflect this; laboratory-based practicals MChem course, you will have the
form a significant part of our course. and computing skills. Accreditation at one of our prestigious partner
opportunity to undertake a research universities in North America.
Second year project. Our staff have varied research We are currently working towards Royal
Chemistry BSc Hons interests, and are particularly interested Society of Chemistry accreditation
Your second year courses will build
UCAS code: F100 in inter-disciplinary projects that cross with the view of achieving this status by
upon the broad fundamentals of the
Course length: 3 years the typical subject boundaries. The 2017 for our single-honours Chemistry
first year, where you will cover some
research project will be alongside a degrees.
Chemistry MChem Hons familiar topics in more detail, such as:
UCAS code: F101 number of taught courses, that will
Course length: 4 years Organic Synthesis further enhance your knowledge of Chemistry in other
modern chemistry techniques, and will
Spectroscopy contexts
Chemistry/North America Kinetics allow the opportunity to study advanced
MChem Hons topics in greater detail. Chemistry is taught as a core subject in Why youll love us...
these degrees:
UCAS code: F1T7 New, more advanced topics are also Alongside the chemistry lectures and
Course length: 4 years introduced, including: the development of practical skills,
Chemical Engineering/H800 Our new Chemistry department
d-metal Chemistry
our students are expected to master
a range of transferable skills including; Biochemistry/C700 has had an outstanding start. With Speak to us:
Your degree Soft-matter Chemistry multimedia and poster presentations, Natural Sciences/GFC0 world-leading research and state-
First year Quantum Chemistry of-the-art facilities, we have already Tutor: Dr Michael Peach
essay and report writing, application of Email: chemistry@lancaster.ac.uk
grown into a vibrant community in
During the first year of your degree, you IT skills to problem solving, building and Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 241
which staff and students can thrive.
will cover many of the fundamentals of Third year working in teams. www.lancaster.ac.uk/chemistry
chemistry including: Your third, year, if undertaking our Our goal is to enable you to acquire a Professor Peter Fielden
MChem variants, include modules in range of skills via both supervised and For a full list of compulsory and optional
Head of Department modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
The underlying principles of both more specialised areas of chemistry independent learning which will help
organic and inorganic synthesis study/undergraduate/courses
such as: you to work effectively on your own or

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Typical entry
Computing and requirements
Communications (See website for full details)

BSc Hons/MSci Hons A level: AAAAAB

IB Diploma: 3635 pts overall with 16 from


best 3 HL subjects

#12
90% OF STUDENTS BTEC: DDD
DID YOU IN THE UK FOR
RESEARCH
GRADUATE INTO WORK
Required subjects: A level or HL
KNOW? Research Excellence
OR FURTHER STUDY
WITHIN SIX MONTHS Mathematics or Computer Science (Study
Framework Abroad options only);GCSE Mathematics
grade B, GCSE English Language grade C

FUTURE SOFTWARE AND


SYSTEMS DESIGN AND
RESEARCH AND DATA SCIENCE AND THE Please see the index for the entry
CAREERS IMPLEMENTATION
DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS OF BIG DATA requirements for each course

Apply only once


The School of Computing and Communications is an international centre of
If we are unable to offer you a place on
excellence in teaching and research and focuses on creating the systems of the the MSci or Study Abroad courses, you
future and training the inventors, designers and developers of those systems. The will automatically be considered for an
alternative course.
School offers a wide range of subject areas for undergraduate study, taught by a
team of over 40 acknowledged world experts in their field.

Computer Science and you will spend a large part of your This programme is highly popular
Examples of the modules you can study: course engaged in small collaborative and includes guest workshops from
BSc Hons group based teaching. You will benefit industry that give you a head start in
UCAS code: G400 First year from extensive first-hand experience your career.
Course length: 3 years Software Development of developing real world systems using
Fundamentals of Computer Science
Computer Science Information Systems Study abroad the cutting-edge software platforms,
methodologies and strategies adopted by
(Study Abroad) BSc Hons Digital Systems the worlds leading software companies.
Supporting the Computing A level
UCAS code: G402 If you follow our Study Abroad We are committed to encouraging the
Course length: 3 years Second year programme, your second year is adoption of the new A level Computing
Examples of the modules you can study: curriculum. Students applying with an
Software Design spent studying equivalent courses
Computer Science (with Human Computer Interaction at one of our world-class partner First year
A level in Computing will receive
favourable consideration.
Industrial Experience) Operating Systems institutions in Europe, North Software Development
MSci Hons Group Project America, Canada or Australia. Fundamentals of Computer Science Future careers
UCAS code: G404 Information Systems
Third year Digital Systems
Course length: 4 years
Distributed Systems Software Engineering
Second year Graduates would be well
Artificial Intelligence BSc Hons prepared for a wide range of
Your degree Individual final year project UCAS code: G602 Core Studio
careers, including:
Our BSc Computer Science Course length: 3 years Software Design
programmes provide a broad, rigorous Fourth year (MSci only) Advanced Programming SOFTWARE DESIGN,
treatment of the fundamental principles Our complementary MSci degree Software Engineering DEVELOPMENT, TESTING AND
Third year
of the discipline, combined with their provides an additional year of study, (with Industrial Networked Studio
MANAGEMENT
modern day application. The degree
adopts an experimentalist approach
containing a unique blend of academic
content, professional development
Experience) MSci Hons
UCAS code: G601
Live Studio
Languages and Compilation
SOFTWARE ENGINEERS AT
COMPANIES SUCH AS IBM, BT, BAE
Speak to us:
to the subject where the theory and organised industrial experience. AND THE BBC
Course length: 4 years Tutor: Dr Amit Chopra
you learn in lectures is strengthened Fourth year (MSci only)
Data Science Email: scc-ug-enquiries@lancaster.ac.uk
through dedicated practical sessions in RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN
our state of the art labs. Cloud Computing Your degree Data Science
UNIVERSITIES AND RESEARCH LABS
Tel: +44 (0)1524 510 311
Advanced HCI Cloud Computing www.scc.lancs.ac.uk
Our Software Engineering programmes
Ten weeks of organised, Advanced HCI
offer you a broad computer science
integrated placements Ten weeks of organised, integrated For a full list of compulsory and optional
curriculum with an emphasis on placements
A full time eight-week modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
software engineering and design. A full time eight-week
industry project study/undergraduate/courses
These degrees are delivered using an industry project
innovative design studio approach

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Typical entry
Computing and requirements
Communications (See website for full details)

BSc Hons/MSci Hons A level: AAAAAB

IB Diploma: 3635 pts overall with 16 from


best 3 HL subjects

#12
90% OF STUDENTS BTEC: DDD
DID YOU IN THE UK FOR
RESEARCH
GRADUATE INTO WORK
Required subjects: GCSE Mathematics
KNOW? Research Excellence
OR FURTHER STUDY
WITHIN SIX MONTHS grade C, GCSE English Language grade C
Framework

Please see the index for the entry


requirements for each course
FUTURE DESIGNERS AND INNOVATORS AT
MEDIA COMPANIES SUCH AS THE BBC,
POSTGRADUATE
AND DOCTORAL
WEB DESIGN AND
CAREERS FRESH MEDIA AND FAT MEDIA TRAINING
DEVELOPMENT

Apply only once

If we are unable to offer you a place on


the MSci or Study Abroad courses, you
will automatically be considered for an
alternative course.

IT for Creative Industries


Second year
BSc Hons
Graphics and Animation
UCAS code: GH56
Course length: 3 years Design Innovation Project
Human Computer Interaction
IT for Creative Industries
(with Industrial Third year
Why youll love us...
Game Design
Experience) MSci Hons
UCAS code: GH5P Innovation and Design
Course length: 4 years I learnt how to do web
Fourth year (MSci only) programming which eventually set
Data Science me on my path to create my own
Your degree company offering a web-based
Supporting the Computing A level
Advanced HCI We are committed to encouraging the
This degree course is ideal if youre e-commerce system, which is now
Ten weeks of organised, adoption of the new A level Computing
looking to study a rigorous technical integrated placements the biggest e-commerce provider curriculum. Students applying with an
Information Technology degree with an in the UK and powers one out of A level in Computing will receive
A full time eight-week
emphasis on the broad range of skills industry project every five online shops. favourable consideration.
required by the creative sector such
as movies, music or games industries. Anthony Chesworth,
Taught collaboratively with Lancasters Enterprising Young Brit
Institute for the Contemporary Arts, Award Winner 2010
this degree combines technical skills in
software design and development with
state of the art design methodologies.
As well as developing your skills to
design, manage and develop the next
generation of interactive services, you Why youll love us...
will also gain the understanding youll Combine Computing with
need to work with designers, artists
and producers. Each of our three-year Working together
undergraduate programmes can
Examples of the modules you can study: be extended with a unique final
The School incorporates a
Accounting, Finance and
Computer Science/NG44
German Studies and Computing
(4 years)/GR42
Speak to us:
year to form an MSci degree. In
First year Knowledge Business Centre Tutor: Dr Amit Chopra
addition to all the benefits of a Computer Science and Management and Information
which works to bring industry Email: scc-ug-enquiries@lancaster.ac.uk
Software Development BSc degree, students of these Mathematics BSc/GG14 Technology (4 years)/GN52
and academic research closer Tel: +44 (0)1524 510 311
Introduction to Design highly popular programmes also www.scc.lancs.ac.uk
together, providing business Computer Science and Spanish Studies and Computing
Creative Technology gain a Masters level qualification,
services and an incubator unit Mathematics MSci/GG1K (4 years)/GR44
advanced professional
for a range of innovative For a full list of compulsory and optional
development and organised French Studies and Computing For the entry requirements for modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
small companies.
industry placements all within (4 years)/GR41 these courses please see the study/undergraduate/courses
four years. index.

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Typical entry
Criminology requirements
BA Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AAAABB

IB Diploma: 3632 pts overall with 16 from


best 3 HL subjects

ONE OF THE LONGEST BTEC: DDDDDM


DID YOU ESTABLISHED
93% OVERALL
STUDENT
RESEARCH LED
KNOW? CRIMINOLOGY DEGREES
IN THE UK
SATISFACTION
TEACHING

FUTURE POLICE, PROBATION AND UK BORDER AGENCY AND SERIOUS ORGANISED


CAREERS PRISON SERVICES REVENUE AND CUSTOMS CRIME AGENCY

One of the first English universities to offer an undergraduate degree in


Criminology, Lancaster offers a well-established and broad-ranging programme
of study that draws on other disciplines as well as long-standing criminological
traditions, giving you the flexibility to tailor your degree to your personal and
professional interests.

Criminology BA Hons
UCAS code: M930 Core modules
Course length: 3 years Crime and Social Life
Understanding Criminological
Fieldwork
Your degree
Measuring Crime
Criminology is an exciting subject,
Criminological Thought
which enables us to challenge Future careers
assumptions about who commits crime Degrees at Lancaster are flexible and
and why, where it takes place, and in your second and third years you
responses to crime by different criminal can tailor your scheme of study to A Criminology degree prepares
justice systems. specialise in an area relevant to your you for a wide range of possible
Taught by nationally and internationally own interests. You can also choose to careers in the public and private
renowned researchers, your take modules from other disciplines sectors including:
degree is informed by cutting- such as Law, Sociology or Psychology.
edge criminological research and HOME OFFICE AND MINISTRY
Optional modules include: OF JUSTICE
contemporary debates on crime,
deviance and punishment, and will SOCIAL WORK AND WORK WITH
develop your understanding of: Criminal Careers
YOUNG PEOPLE
Crimes of Power
Youth Justice VOLUNTARY SECTOR WORK WITH
The processes of criminalisation
Police and Policing OFFENDERS, VICTIMS AND THEIR
and victimisation
FAMILIES
Social, legal and cultural meanings
of crime
Representations of crime in the
media and popular culture
Combine Speak to us:
Criminology with
Tutor: Dr Les Humphreys
You will take a critical look at agencies Email: criminology@lancaster.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1524 594 099
of criminal justice systems such as Criminology and Sociology/LM39
www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/law
the police and prisons and engage in Law and Criminology/MM12
critical evaluation of the concepts of
crime and deviance, including state For a full list of compulsory and optional
You may also be interested in our
modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
crime, crimes of powerful groups, Law degrees. study/undergraduate/courses
crime prevention, security, and crime
control policies.

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Design Interactions requirements
BA Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AABABB

IB Diploma: 3532 pts overall with 16 from


best 3 HL subjects

#3
FOR ART AND 1.8 MILLION BTEC: DDDDDM
DID YOU

OPPORTUNITIES
DESIGN INVESTMENT IN STATE- FOR LIVE PROJECTS Required subjects: Design qualification
KNOW? The Times
University Guide
OF-THE-ART DESIGN
STUDIOS
AND TO ENGAGE
WITH DESIGNERS
desirable but not essential. One humanities
subject outside Design

Specific grades required will vary according


USER (UX) DESIGN to course and qualification
FUTURE USER INTERACTION (UI)
DESIGN STRATEGIST PRODUCT DESIGNER

CAREERS DESIGNER
GRAPHIC DESIGNER GAMES DESIGNER

Design Interactions at Lancaster University is unique. It is among only a handful of


undergraduate degrees in the UK that explore how people interact with digital and
physical products and services, and employ design to drive innovation and develop
new ways of thinking.

Design Interactions
Examples of the modules you can study:
BA Hons Combine
UCAS code: W281 First year Design with
Course length: 3 years Introduction to Design
Modernism in the Arts
Your degree Marketing and Design/NW52
Second year
Taught by world-leading staff, the
Design Thinking You may also be interested in our
course is designed to provide students
Design Interactions Studio-based Arts combined degrees.
with the necessary design-led skills and
experience to work in the fast moving Projects
creative and digital industries. Design Management
Through study across the history and Design in Context: Work Placement
theory of design alongside creative Critical Reflections
practice you will develop a range of
design skills including: Third year
Design Research Consultancy
Concept generation
Problem solving through prototyping
Project
Why youll love us...
Design Interactions Studio-based
Communication and visualisation Projects
Advanced Design Interactions The Design Interactions course
You will also have the opportunity to Innovation and Design is among only a handful of similar
engage with external organisations Dissertation undergraduate degree programmes
throughout the course and to learn from
expert guest speakers in specialist fields
in the UK. The programme is taught
by world-leading staff and aimed at
Speak to us:
in design and related disciplines. designing interactions for the future Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator:
Studio-based practical projects and live After graduation in their various forms including Morganna Monk
those between people and objects, Email: lica-enquiries@lancaster.ac.uk
briefs enable you to apply design and Graduates will be well prepared to Tel: +44 (0)1524 510 898
creative thinking to address a range technologies, digital, built and
respond creatively to tomorrows fast www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/lica
of real world issues, developing your natural environments.
moving business environment through
abilities in both problem-finding and the development of future visions for Emmanuel Tsekleves, For a full list of compulsory and optional
problem-solving. innovative products and services. Design Interactions modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
senior lecturer study/undergraduate/courses

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Ecology and Conservation, requirements
Environmental Biology (See website for full details)

Ecology and Conservation


BSc Hons/MSci Hons
A level: AAAABB
IB Diploma: 3635 pts overall with 16 from
best 3 HL subjects
BTEC: DDDDDM
DID YOU 90% OF OUR STUDENTS PROGRESS
INTO WORK OR FURTHER STUDY 10 WEEK INTERNSHIP ON OUR Required subjects: 2 A levels or HLs
KNOW? WITHIN 6 MONTHS INTEGRATED MASTERS DEGREES from Biology/Human Biology/Chemistry/
Computing/Environmental Science/
Geography/Geology/Mathematics/Physics/
Psychology; GCSE English Language grade
RESERVE MANAGER C and GCSE Mathematics grade B
FUTURE GOVERNMENT/ ECOLOGICAL CONSULTANT
Specific grades required will vary according
NATURAL HISTORY
CAREERS NGO SCIENTIST CONSERVATION OFFICER
FILM MAKER
to course and qualification
BTEC we will look for sufficient subject
content in your BTEC. Please check with
the department or admissions office for
guidance on eligibility of your course

Environmental Biology

A level: A*AA - ABB


Ecology and Conservation Your degree
Examples of the modules that you Third year IB Diploma: 3832 pts overall with 1716
BSc Hons can study:
Our Environmental Biology degrees from best 3 HL subjects
UCAS code: C180 cover a huge range of subjects, Global Change Biology
BTEC: D*DDDDM
Course length: 3 years First year from molecular biology through to Sustainable Agriculture
Required subjects: 2 A levels or HLs
Biodiversity and Conservation ecosystem ecology, and are extremely Research Project (with Lancaster from Biology/Human Biology/Chemistry/
Ecology and Conservation flexible so that you can focus on the Environment Centre, a commercial
(Study Abroad) BSc Hons
Environmental Processes and Study abroad topics that interest you the most. partner or at a European University)
Environmental Science/Geography/Geology/
Mathematics/Physics/Psychology; GCSE
Systems English Language grade C and GCSE
UCAS code: C182 You will develop an understanding
Zoology Fourth year (MSci only) Mathematics grade B
Course length: 3 years of the fundamental biological
If you are following our Study Specific grades required will vary according
Second year mechanisms by which organisms Biological Effects of Air Pollution
Ecology and Conservation Abroad variant, you will spend
interact with each other, their and Climate Change
to course and qualification
Evolution your second year at one of our BTEC we will look for sufficient subject
(Professional Experience) partner universities in the USA, environment and human activities. Environmental Toxicology content in your BTEC. Please check with
Populations to Ecosystems
MSci Hons Canada or Australasia. You will also learn how to apply this Extended Research Project the department or admissions office for
UCAS code: 0X48 Principles of Biodiversity knowledge in order to address the guidance on eligibility of your course
Ten-week placement with a
Course length: 4 years Conservation major environmental issues of the 21st graduate employer
Third year
Environmental Biology century, including global environmental Please see the index for the entry
change, sustainable resource requirements for each course
Your degree Conservation in Practice
BSc Hons management, ecosystem functioning
The flexible nature of our Ecology and UCAS code: C150
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution and food security.
Conservation programmes enables you Course length: 3 years
Research Project (with Lancaster
to focus primarily on either ecology or
Environment Centre, a commercial Environmental Biology Examples of the modules that you
conservation, or to combine the two can study:
according to your interests.
partner or at a European University) (Study Abroad) BSc Hons
UCAS code: C151
You will examine biological ecosystems Fourth year (MSci only) Course length: 3 years
First year
Study abroad Speak to us:
in which organisms are locked in Biodiversity and Conservation
Environmental Toxicology
complex interactions with each other Wildlife Monitoring Techniques Environmental Biology Environmental Processes Tutor: Dr Stuart Sharp
and their environment. Its a huge field Students on our Study Abroad
Extended Research Project MSci Hons Life in a Changing Environment
course will spend their second
Email: lec.ug@lancaster.ac.uk
and your degree focuses on areas Tel: +44 (0)1524 510 244
Ten-week placement with a UCAS code: C154
including animal behaviour, evolution year at a partner university in the www.lancaster.ac.uk/lec
graduate employer Course length: 4 years Second year
and global change biology. You will also USA, Canada or Australasia.
Enterprise for the Environment
gain an understanding of how biological Environmental Biology For a full list of compulsory and optional
principles relate to the conservation of Environmental Physiology modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
wildlife and ecosystems.
(Study Abroad) MSci Hons Populations to Ecosystems study/undergraduate/courses
UCAS code: C155
Course length: 4 years

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Economics requirements
BSc Hons/MEcon (See website for full details)

A Level: A*AAAAB

IB Diploma: 3835 pts overall with 1716


from best 3 HL subjects

BTEC: D*DDDDD
DID YOU OPPORTUNITIES
FOR INDUSTRY
91% STUDENT
SATISFACTION
OUR MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
IS RANKED TOP FOR Required subjects: GCSE English Language
KNOW? PLACEMENTS The Guardian RESEARCH POWER IN THE UK grade A, GCSE Mathematics grade B; L101
Research Excellence Framework Economics Study Abroad requires
A level Mathematics grade A, GCSE English
Language grade A, and GCSE Mathematics

FUTURE MANAGEMENT GOVERNMENT AND


FINANCE AND BANKING
grade A

CAREERS CONSULTANCY POLICY MAKING Specific grades required will vary according
to course and qualification

BTEC we will look for sufficient subject


content in your BTEC. Please check with
Studying Economics at Lancaster University gives you the opportunity to experience the department or admissions office for
guidance on eligibility of your course
world class training in challenging and demanding research-led programmes, with
a wide range of optional modules allowing you to tailor your studies to suit your Please see the index for the entry
interests and aspirations. requirements for each course

Economics BSc Hons specialised careers as economists at


Examples of the modules you can study: the Bank of England, the Institute for Third year
UCAS code: L100
Fiscal Studies, and in academia. Combine
Course length: 3 years Business Placement
First year Economics with
Economics (Study Abroad) Principles of Economics Business Economics Fourth year
Quantitative Methods for Economics (Industry) BSc Hons
BSc Hons Industrial Organisation
UCAS code: L101 UCAS code: 4V11 International Business Accounting and Economics/NL41
Second year
Course length: 3 years Course length: 4 years Business Placement Dissertation
Mathematics for Economics Economics and Geography/LL71
Economics MEcon Hons Introduction to Econometrics
Your degree Economics and International
UCAS code: L104 Intermediate Micro and Recent Business Economics graduates Relations/LL12
Course length: 4 years Macroeconomics Our Business Economics degree will have continued on to professional
Game Theory provide you with a strong foundation training as financial advisers, traders Economics and Mathematics/GL11
in economic theories and principles and underwriters.
Your degree Third year with a particular focus on examining
Economics and Politics/LL21
We teach Economics from first Our students have completed Finance and Economics/NL31
Public Economics their relevance to business and
principles, making our three-year placements in companies such as
Human Resource Economics management. Philosophy, Politics and Economics/
degree equally suited to students with Morgan Stanley, GlaxoSmithKline,
Industrial Organisation The built-in industry placement will also Johnson & Johnson, Unilever and L0V0
an A Level in Economics or beginners
International Trade give you valuable first-hand experience Vauxhall .
who have not studied it before.
International Business in the workplace. You may also be interested in our
Our course weaves theory and evidence Accounting and Finance, Business
into policy analysis so that you can Fourth year (MEcon only) Examples of the modules you can study: Analytics and Management
analyse and understand fundamental Microeconomics degrees.
issues and topical concerns. Macroeconomics First year
For the entry requirements for
When on the course you have the Econometrics Principles of Economics
these courses please see the index.
opportunity to take a full-year industry Dissertation Preparation for Placement
Study abroad Speak to us:
placement between your second
and final years. If you follow our Study Second year Tutor: Emanuele Bracco
MEcon students also choose additional
Abroad variant, youll spend your optional modules which give detailed Managerial Economics If you choose our Study Abroad Email: lumsugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Business and International programme, you will spend your Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 938
second year at a partner university in knowledge of subjects essential for
Macroeconomics second year at a partner university www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/study
North America, Europe or Australasia. students aspiring to work in specialist
economics roles, as well as providing a Applied Economics in Europe, North America
You only need to apply for one degree Economic Policy or Australasia. For a full list of compulsory and optional
course on your UCAS form. If we bridge to PhD studies in Economics.
modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
cannot offer you a place on the Study Many of our Economics students study/undergraduate/courses
Abroad option, we will automatically have gained places on postgraduate
consider you for our standard degree. courses at top institutions and pursued

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Engineering requirements
BEng Hons/MEng Hons (See website for full details)

A Level: AAAABB

IB Diploma: 3632 pts overall with


16 from best 3 HL subjects

#8
BTEC: DDDDDM
DID YOU FOR MECHANICAL
ENGINEERING
NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART ENGINEERING
BUILDING WITH SPECIALLY DESIGNED Required subjects: Mathematics and a
KNOW? The Guardian University Guide WORKSHOPS AND LABORATORIES Physical Science. Specific grades required will
vary according to course and qualification

GCSE Mathematics grade B and GCSE


English Language grade C
FUTURE PROJECT ENGINEER ELECTRONIC ENGINEER DESIGN ENGINEER

CAREERS CHEMICAL ENGINEER APPLICATIONS ENGINEER NUCLEAR ENGINEER


Please see the index for the entry
requirements for each course

Lancasters Engineering Department is internationally recognised as being at


the forefront of research and innovation. It is one of only a handful of general
engineering departments in the country, housing all the individual disciplines
that we teach in one building.

Engineering BEng Hons Electronic and Electrical If you undertake our four-year
UCAS code: H100 Examples of the modules that you Examples of the modules that you MEng course you will, additionally,
can study:
Engineering BEng Hons can study: undertake industry-linked projects.
Course length: 3 years UCAS code: H607
These will provide you with more in-
First year common to all degrees Course length: 3 years First year common to all degrees
Engineering (Study Abroad) depth knowledge and highly-valued
Electrical and Electronic Electrical and Electronic project management and leadership
BEng Hons fundamentals Electronic and Electrical fundamentals
UCAS code: H101 experience.
Strengths and Material Engineering MEng Hons Strengths and Material
Course length: 3 years UCAS code: H606
Engineering Mathematics Engineering Mathematics
Course length: 4 years
Engineering (Study Abroad)
MEng Hons At the end of your first year you At the end of your first year you
UCAS code: H104 can specialise in a particular field Your degree can specialise in a particular field
Course length: 4 years of engineering. You will receive tuition and guidance of engineering.
from our staff who are leading experts
Second year in the areas of electronics design, RF
Your degree and wireless technologies, sensors and
Second year
At Lancaster you will experience a new
Engineering Analysis
Instrumentation and Control
instrumentation, nanotechnology and
Engineering Analysis Future careers
interactive way of learning. Practical Electrical Circuits and Power
renewable energy. Systems
and experimental classes offer you Materials and Design
hands-on experience to complement Our three-year BEng course will help Electromagnetics and RF
Third year you develop a sound foundation in all Engineering Many of our graduates go on
your course's theory modules, while
Engineering Materials aspects of electronic and electrical to work with the companies we
innovative design-build-test projects
replace traditional lab sessions. Machine Elements engineering that are crucial to the design
and manufacture of future systems in the
Third year have strong links with, often
starting on salaries in excess of
Speak to us:
Electrical and Fluid Drives
Our flexible Engineering programme Integrated Circuit Engineering 26,500 per annum.
medical, environmental, energy, transport, Engineering Management Tutor: Stephen Quayle
brings to life core subjects such as: communications and ICT markets. Email: ugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Fourth year (MEng only) Integrated Circuit Engineering
You will also have the opportunity to Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 095
Mechanics Nuclear Engineering Systems www.engineering.lancs.ac.uk
specialise in areas including wireless Fourth year (MEng only)
Thermodynamics and electrical/ Advanced CAD/CAM communications, silicon chip design, Advance Embedded Systems
electronic systems, nanotechnology, green technologies and For a full list of compulsory and optional
Intelligent System Control modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
Renewable energy power generation.
If you take our Study Abroad variant, study/undergraduate/courses
Advanced materials youll spend the second year of your
Signals and sensors course studying at a partner university
in North America or Australasia.

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Engineering requirements
BEng Hons/MEng Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AAAABB
IB Diploma: 3632 pts overall with
16 from best 3 HL subjects
BTEC: DDDDDM

DID YOU PRACTICAL HANDS-ON COURSES


INCLUDING LAB BASED SESSIONS
ACCREDITED BY THE RELEVANT
PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING
Required subjects: Mathematics and a
Physical Science. Specific grades required will
KNOW? AND PROJECT WORK INSTITUTIONS vary according to course and qualification

GCSE Mathematics grade B and GCSE


English Language grade C

FUTURE PROJECT ENGINEER ELECTRONIC ENGINEER DESIGN ENGINEER


Please see the index for the entry
CAREERS CHEMICAL ENGINEER APPLICATIONS ENGINEER NUCLEAR ENGINEER requirements for each course

By choosing Lancaster, you will study in a department that has been at the forefront
of engineering research for many years and is internationally recognised for its work
in mechatronics, additive manufacturing, advanced sensor technology, renewable
energy and digital systems design.

Mechanical Engineering At the end of your first year you Mechatronics BEng Hons technology and use your new skills on
can specialise in a particular field UCAS code: HH63 individual and group projects such as
BEng Hons of engineering. equipping mobile robots with satellite
UCAS code: H300 Course length: 3 years
navigation systems.
Course length: 3 years
Second year Mechatronics MEng Hons On graduation, you will be capable of
Mechanical Engineering Mechanics and Vibrations UCAS code: HHH6
applying new technologies, promoting
MEng Hons Business Development Project Course length: 4 years
advanced design and introducing Future careers
UCAS code: H303 Materials and Design new and more efficient production
Course length: 4 years Your degree techniques or processes.
Third year Many of our graduates go on
Lancasters Mechatronics degree
Machine Elements to work with the companies we
programme was the first of its kind in Examples of what you will study:
Your degree Engineering Management have strong links with, often
the UK, set up in 1984 in response to
Mechanical Engineering is a field Individual Project First Year starting on salaries in excess of
employers needs. Thirty years later we
covering any industry that uses Core Engineering Theory 26,500 per annum.
continue to lead the field.
moving parts, from construction to Fourth year (MEng only) Engineering Mathematics
transport; medicine to manufacturing; Design and Modelling of Systems Accredited by: Control Mechanics
energy to consumer technology. Our Intelligent Control
Mechanical Engineering programmes The Institution of Engineering Second Year
give you the skill necessary for the Technology Engineering Analysis
Our expert tutors and world- The Institution of Mechanical
subject with an applied focus on Power and Heat
leading resources will support the Engineers
mechanical systems design. Group Robot Project
development of your analytical ability
in dealing with complex systems.
Examples of the modules that you They will also enhance your creativity
Mechatronic Engineering is the Third Year Why youll love us...
combination of mechanical, electronic Individual Project
can study: for solving problems and producing
First year common to all degrees innovative designs.
and computer engineering. Machine Elements
Actuators and Programming The great thing about Lancaster is
Speak to us:
Your course takes a multi-disciplinary
Core Engineering Theory Our course helps you gain solid approach and focuses on product Career-focused skills that the common first year meant Tutor: Stephen Quayle
Engineering Mathematics experience and a combination of design and systems integration that I gained understanding of Email: ugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
practical and analytical skills that give using embedded microcontrollers, Fourth year (MEng only) all disciplines which provided a Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 095
Design, Drawing and Teamwork
you the option of entering an exciting computers and actuators. You will learn Group Project good grounding to decide which www.engineering.lancs.ac.uk
Energy Technology and Sustainability variety of careers. to master the software that drives this System Design and Modelling specialism to take.
Mechanics and Actuators For a full list of compulsory and optional
Ben Gibbons modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
Mechatronic Engineering study/undergraduate/courses

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Engineering requirements
BEng Hons/MEng Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AAAABB
IB Diploma: 3632 pts overall with 16 from
best 3 HL subjects
BTEC: DDD DDM

DID YOU PRACTICAL HANDS-ON COURSES


INCLUDING LAB BASED SESSIONS
ACCREDITED BY THE RELEVANT
PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING
Required subjects:
Nuclear Engineering: Mathematics and
KNOW? AND PROJECT WORK INSTITUTIONS a Physical Science at A level or HL

Chemical Engineering: Mathematics


and Chemistry

FUTURE PROJECT ENGINEER ELECTRONIC ENGINEER DESIGN ENGINEER Specific grades required will vary according

CAREERS CHEMICAL ENGINEER APPLICATIONS ENGINEER NUCLEAR ENGINEER to course and qualification

GCSE Mathematics grade B and GCSE


English Language grade C

Our degrees are underpinned by the CDIO framework Conceiving, Designing, Please see the index for the entry
Implementing and Operating which prepares the next generation of engineers. requirements for each course

Nuclear Engineering You will develop practical skills and


test and analyse your design ideas in Second year
BEng Hons the laboratory or through computer Chemical Engineering Design
UCAS code: H820
simulation using engineering IT tools.
Course length: 3 years Third year
Chemical Engineering Computer Applications
Nuclear Engineering
BEng Hons Chemical Engineering
MEng Hons UCAS code: H800
UCAS code: H821 Fourth year (MEng only)
Course length: 3 years
Course Length: 4 years Chemical Risk Assessment
Chemical Engineering
Your degree MEng Hons With our emphasis on teaching, design
and project work, you will develop
Lancasters Nuclear Engineering UCAS code: H811
strong capabilities in assessing
degree programme is accredited by Course length: 4 years
engineering options. This will enhance
both the Institution of Engineering your capacity to make decisions, use
Technology and the Institution of Your degree creativity and overcome difficulties.
Mechanical Engineers. Our multidisciplinary environment helps
Chemical engineers are employed
Our degree programmes offer you across a huge variety of sectors and to foster your competence to deal with
a comprehensive foundation in the need technical knowledge of chemistry, unfamiliar situations and those that
principles, practice, design and cross subject boundaries.
biochemistry, engineering, materials
operation of Nuclear Engineering science and IT as well as skills in
Systems combined with intensive management, safety and the environment.
industrial placements.
Our degree programme aims to equip
you with a sound foundation in the
You will study a broad range of topics: essentials of engineering science while
Speak to us:
Core first year Engineering and
Engineering Mathematics subjects
integrating a deeper understanding
of chemical engineering for you to
Future careers
Tutor: Stephen Quayle
Nuclear Medicine specialise in. Email: ugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Many of our graduates go on
Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 095
Nuclear Instrumentation Examples of what you will study: to work with the companies we www.engineering.lancs.ac.uk
Nuclear Engineering Systems have strong links with, often
First year starting on salaries in excess of
Nuclear Safety For a full list of compulsory and optional
Core Engineering and Engineering 26,500 per annum. modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
Mathematics study/undergraduate/courses

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
88 89

Typical entry
English Language requirements
and Linguistics (See website for full details)

BA Hons A level: AAAAAB

IB Diploma: 3635pts overall with 16 from


best 3 HL subjects

#3
BTEC: DDD
DID YOU FOR GRADUATE
PROSPECTS
HOME OF THE 100 MILLION
WORD RESOURCE THE BRITISH Required subjects: One of the following:
KNOW? The Complete
University Guide
NATIONAL CORPUS English Language, English Combined or a
modern/classical language. Specific grades
required will vary according to course and
qualification
FUTURE SPEECH THERAPY
TEACHING AND EDUCATION JOURNALISM AND MEDIA Please see the index for the entry
CAREERS PUBLISHING requirements for each course

Studying English Language, Linguistics or a combination of those subjects at


Lancaster offers you the opportunity to learn about the structure, origins and uses
of language in a world class Linguistics department, ranked 9th internationally by
the QS World University Rankings.

English Language BA Hons Your degree


UCAS code: Q304 Examples of the modules that you
This degree enables you to enrich
Course length: 3 years can study:
your understanding of both the
Core modules contemporary mass media and the
English Language (Study English Language by studying them
English Language Core Module
Abroad) BA Hons English Grammar alongside each other.
UCAS code: Q310
English Phonetics Youll study the structure, history and
Course length: 3 years
Corpus-based English uses of the English Language along
Language Studies with courses on a fascinating array of
Your degree Advanced English Phonetics
Taught by academics and scholars highly Optional modules include:
topics exploring old and new media
and its relationship and interaction Speak to us:
rated for both teaching and research, with language.
Discourse Analysis Tutor: Joann Bowker
this course focuses on the analysis of Email: j.bowker@lancaster.ac.uk
Stylistics Core modules
contemporary and historical English. Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 045
Forensic Linguistics
English Language Core Module www.ling.lancs.ac.uk
The first year of your degree will Language in the Workplace
introduce you to the English Language, English Grammar
looking at: English Phonetics For a full list of compulsory and optional
In your final year, youll undertake a The Language of Advertising modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
study/undergraduate/courses
How to describe English dissertation research project, which Understanding Media
How English varies enables you to independently explore Dissertation
How English functions in a variety a topic that is especially interesting or
of contexts relevant to your career, with one-to-one Optional modules include:
supervision from a leading researcher Discourse Analysis
Youll not only study the traditional in your chosen field. Stylistics
linguistic areas of English (e.g. lexis, Corporate Communication
grammar, phonetics), but also areas
English Language in the Language in the Workplace
that are often overlooked (e.g. letters, Media BA Hons Language and Identities
spellings) and areas that have more UCAS code: QP33
recently come to the fore, such as Course length: 3 years
If you choose our Study Abroad variant,
pragmatics and conversation analysis. you can spend your second year
English Language in the
Youll design your own degree, selecting studying in the USA, Canada, Australia,
from a wide range of optional modules
Media(Study Abroad) Sweden, Switzerland or Germany.
to develop your strengths and interests BA Hons Over 70% of our undergraduate
and can choose to spend a year UCAS code: QP3H
students attain a graduate level
studying in the USA, Canada, Australia, Course length: 3 years
position six months after graduating,
Sweden, Switzerland or Germany. with a sizeable proportion taking up
employment overseas.

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
90 91

Typical entry
English Language requirements
and Linguistics (See website for full details)

BA Hons A level: AAAAAB

IB Diploma: 3635pts overall with 16 from


best 3 HL subjects

#3
BTEC: DDD
DID YOU FOR GRADUATE PROSPECTS AWARD-WINNING
Required subjects: One of the three
KNOW? The Complete University Guide TEACHING STAFF
A levels should be English Language, English
Combined, a modern/classical language,
Mathematics, Computer Science or
Psychology
FUTURE SPEECH THERAPY TRANSLATION TEACHING AND EDUCATION

CAREERS COMPUTER PROGRAMMING CONSULTANCY MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS Please see the index for the entry
requirements for each course

Linguistics BA Hons Youll design your own degree, selecting


from a wide range of optional modules
UCAS code: Q100
to develop your strengths and interests Combine English
Course length: 3 years
and can choose to spend a year Language and
Linguistics (Study Abroad) studying in the USA, Canada, Australia, Linguistics with
BA Hons Sweden, Switzerland or Germany.
UCAS code: Q102
Course length: 3 years Core modules English Language and French
Linguistics Studies (4 years)/QR31
Your degree Structures of the Worlds Languages English Language and German
This course gives you the opportunity Sounds of the Worlds Languages Studies (4 years)/QR32
to explore the phenomenon of Cognitive Linguistics English Language and Spanish
language, focusing on the sound, Studies (4 years)/QR34
Topics in Phonetic and
grammar and meaning systems of Phonological Theory English Language and Linguistics/
different languages. QQC3
Many of the issues addressed by English Language and Literature/ Speak to us:
Optional modules include: Q302
Linguistics are of central relevance
Forensic Linguistics Tutor: Joann Bowker
to our society for example, the English Language and Creative
Email: j.bowker@lancaster.ac.uk
relationship between dialect and social Language Acquisition and Origins Writing/Q3WV
Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 045
prestige, the problems of education Language Change English Language with Chinese/ www.ling.lancs.ac.uk
in a multilingual environment, and the Discourse Analysis Q3T1
development of voice recognition Language and Identities English Literature and Linguistics/ For a full list of compulsory and optional
technologies. QQ13 modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
French Studies and Linguistics study/undergraduate/courses
During your studies, youll address
intriguing questions, such as how In your final year, youll also write an (4 years)/QR11
language relates to thought, how a child independent dissertation in an area German Studies and Linguistics
first acquires language and how our that particularly interests you, with (4 years)/QR12
language is similar to and different from one-to-one supervision from a leading
Linguistics and Philosophy/QV15
social signalling systems used researcher in your chosen field.
Linguistics and Psychology/CQ81
by animals. Over 70% of our undergraduate
Linguistics with Chinese/Q1T1
Youll study various aspects of language students attain a graduate level
position six months after graduating, Spanish Studies and Linguistics
using a wide variety of methods such as:
with a sizeable proportion taking up (4 years)/QR14
Computerised study of employment overseas.
language corpora You may also be interested in our
Acoustic analysis of sound patterns English Literature and Creative
Analysis of texts, interviews and Writing degrees.
audio-visual recordings
For the entry requirements for these
courses please see the index.

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
92 93

Typical entry
English Literature and requirements
Creative Writing (See website for full details)

BA Hons A level: AAAAAB

IB Diploma: 3635pts overall with 16 from


best 3 HL subjects

#14 #9
BTEC: DDD
DID YOU FOR ENGLISH
The Complete
IN THE UK FOR
GRADUATE PROSPECTS
92% OVERALL
STUDENT Required subjects: English Literature/
KNOW? University Guide The Complete University Guide SATISFACTION English Language and Literature grade A

Please see the index for the entry


WRITING FOR TV AND MEDIA
FUTURE PUBLISHING TEACHING
requirements for each course
RESEARCH AND TEACHING
CAREERS JOURNALISM
FOR BUSINESS
PERFORMING ARTS

At Lancaster you have the opportunity to study English Literature on its own or to
combine it with Creative Writing or other subjects. You will be taught by published,
award-winning scholars of English Literature and prize-winning creative writers of
poetry, novels, short fiction, literary adaptation, and work for radio.

English Literature BA Hons Lancasters degree programmes are


UCAS code: Q300 flexible, and we offer a wide variety of Short Fiction
optional modules addressing an array Poetry Writing
Course length: 3 years
of topics including: Narrative and New Media
Creative Non-Fiction
Your degree Science Fiction
Our English Literature degree provides Victorian Gothic In your final term of each year, you
a thorough grounding in a wide range Bible and Literature will study both collaboratively and
of authors, genres, historical periods, Women Writers of Britain and America independently to complete a portfolio
literary movements, techniques and to be submitted for assessment.
critical approaches.
English Literature, Creative
We use innovative approaches English Literature with
to literary study, and allow you to Writing and Practice
Creative Writing BA Hons
specialise in genres and periods that BA Hons UCAS code: Q3W8 Combine English Literature or
particularly appeal to you. UCAS code: QW38 Course length: 3 years
Course length: 3 years Creative Writing with
Examples of the modules that you
Your degree
can study: Your degree Dance and Creative Writing/WW58 Fine Art and Creative Writing/
This is a major-minor degree, comprising
First year This combined major degree enables three quarters English Literature and WW18
Dance and English Literature/WQ53
An Introduction to English Literature you to spend as much time on Creative one quarter Creative Writing. French Studies and English
World Literature Writing as you do on English Literature. English Language and Literature/ Literature/RQ13
In English Literature, youll take core and Q302
Second year Our programme offers you a rigorous optional modules (see Q300), gaining German Studies and English
and inspiring study of literature while English Language and Creative Literature/RQ23
The Theory and Practice of Criticism in-depth knowledge of a variety of Writing/Q3WV
creative writing workshops, lectures, literary writings with the opportunity to
Renaissance to Restoration Spanish Studies and English
and readings help you develop your specialise in genres and periods that English Literature and History/QV31 Literature/RQ43
British Romanticism
own writing. All creative writing modules
Victorian Literature
Literature and Film
are taught by published authors, many
particularly appeal to you. English Literature and Linguistics/
QQ13
Theatre and Creative Writing/
WW48
Speak to us:
of them prize-winning. Youll be taught Creative Writing by
American Literature to 1900 published authors who share their English Literature and Philosophy/ Email: englishugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Theatre and English Literature/
In addition to the core English Literature expertise through workshops, that focus QV35 WQ43 Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 233
Final year modules (see Q300), your degree closely on your own writing, and lectures English Literature and Religious www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/english
Shakespeare includes creative writing workshops in You may also be interested in our
that address general issues of effective Studies/QV36 English Language degrees.
Contemporary Literature each year of the course. You can also writing and professional development. Film and Creative Writing/PW38 For a full list of compulsory and optional
Modern British and choose special units including: For the entry requirements for these modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
American Literature Film and English Literature/PQ33 courses please see the index. study/undergraduate/courses

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Entrepreneurship requirements
BA Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AAB

IB Diploma: 35 pts overall with 16 from best


3 HL subjects

#7
BTEC: DDD
DID YOU FOR BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT
20% OF OUR GRADUATES
HAVE STARTED THEIR Required subjects: GCSE English Language
KNOW? The Complete University Guide OWN BUSINESS and Mathematics grade B

Specific grades required will vary according


to course and qualification

FUTURE RETAIL
MANAGEMENT AND
BUSINESS START-UPS
BTEC We will look for sufficient subject
content in your BTEC. Please check with
CAREERS CONSULTANCY
the department or admissions office for
guidance on eligibility of your course

Management and
Examples of the modules that you
Entrepreneurship BA Hons can study:
UCAS code: N222
Course length: 4 years First year
Entrepreneurship (with Entrepreneurship: Key Debates
and Concepts
Management) BA Hons Introduction to Management
Future careers
UCAS code: N1N2 Introduction to Statistics
Course length: 3 years
Our graduates choose two different
Second year pathways. Many graduates have
Your degree Entrepreneurship within a
been highly successful in finding
Organisations of all sizes in all sectors Global Context good, well-paid jobs in various
are increasingly seeking to employ Small Business and the SME Sector areas of management, and in a
people who can work in ways that are variety of companies including:
Management and Consulting
characteristically entrepreneurial. Franchising
Lancasters Institute for
Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Final year
Development has, for over a decade, Entrepreneurial Learning
played an active role in promoting New Venture Planning
regional growth through providing Family Business
a range of innovation, growth and
entrepreneurial leadership programmes
Innovation Speak to us:
Social Contexts of Entrepreneurship
for the owners of small and medium- Tutor: Dr Joanne Larty
sized businesses. Something extra... Email: lumsugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
In the four-year course you will spend Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 938
Our modules build on our experience Others choose to take advantage www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/study
in engaging with small and large your third year working in industry,
of the resources on offer to start
organisations to provide students with where you can put your theoretical You may also be interested in our Human Resources, Information
their own businesses either during For a full list of compulsory and optional
a broad understanding of management knowledge into practice and gain Management, Management or Marketing degrees.
or after their studies. modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
combined with specialist knowledge of invaluable experience for your
study/undergraduate/courses
entrepreneurship theory and practice. future career.

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Environmental and requirements
Earth Sciences (See website for full details)

BSc Hons/MSci Hons A level: AAAABB

IB Diploma: 3632 pts overall with 16 from


best 3 HL subjects

#6
BTEC: DDDDDM
DID YOU

FOR GEOGRAPHY AND
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES INVESTED OVER 4 MILLION
Required subjects: 2 A levels or HLs
KNOW? The Guardian University Guide
IN TEACHING LABORATORIES
from Biology/Human Biology/Chemistry/
Computing/Environmental Science/
Geography/Geology/Mathematics/Physics/
Psychology; GCSE English Language grade
FUTURE ENVIRONMENTAL
ENVIRONMENTAL
REMEDIATION AND WATER INDUSTRY
C and GCSE Mathematics grade B

CAREERS CONSULTANCY
MANAGEMENT
Specific grades required will vary according
to course and qualification

BTEC we will look for sufficient subject


content in your BTEC. Please check with
the department or admissions office for
At Lancaster we run a range of world-class degree schemes which address guidance on eligibility of your course
the physical, chemical, biological and geographical processes that control the
Earths environment and the social, cultural and political factors which shape our Please see the index for the entry
requirements for each course
interactions with it.

Earth and Environmental you an unprecedented breadth of Your degree


learning. Youll examine the geological
Science BSc Hons processes that underpin our planet
Environmental Science is an integrated
UCAS code: FF68 study of the challenges facing
before linking these to human impacts
Course length: 3 years environments, both natural and man-
on the land, atmosphere and oceans.
made. Our degree enables you to
Earth and Environmental Study abroad combine the disciplines of geography, Study abroad
Examples of the modules you
Science (Study Abroad) can study:
geology, chemistry and physics and
Students on our Study Abroad investigate subjects including climate Students taking the Study Abroad
BSc Hons change, sustainability, pollution and
UCAS code: FF6V First year course will spend their second option spend the second year of
year at a partner university, geological hazards. We offer theory- their degree at one of our partner
Course length: 3 years Geology
for example in North America, based lectures alongside practical work, universities, for example in North
The Earths Interior
Earth and Environmental Natural Hazards
Australasia or Iceland. both in the laboratory and in the field. America or Australasia.
Science MSci Hons Global Environmental Challenges
UCAS code: 4R71 Atmosphere, Weather and Climate Examples of the modules you
Course length: 4 years can study:
Second year Environmental Science First year
Earth and Environmental Geological Methods BSc Hons Global Environmental Challenges
Science (Study Abroad) Earth Science Field Skills UCAS code: F750 Biogeochemical Cycles
Geologic Mapping Course length: 3 years
MSci Hons Hydrology: Water in the Environment
UCAS code: FF86 Third year Environmental Science Second year
Course length: 4 years Dissertation with Employability Skills (Study Abroad) BSc Hons Composition of Earths Atmosphere
or work placement UCAS code: F754 Ecosystem Services and Society Why youll love us...
Your degree Introduction to Geophysical Course length: 3 years
Techniques Third year
Lancasters Earth and Environmental Environmental Radioactivity
Science degrees gives you the Environmental Science Climate and Society The degree is a mix of both Speak to us:
Volcanic Processes field course on Geological Hazards
opportunity to learn about geological Mount Etna in Sicily MSci Hons lecture and field-based learning
Dissertation or Work Placement/ which I feel is essential to such
processes and the associated UCAS code: F850 Internship
Tutor: Dr Ben Surridge
geological hazards facing human Fourth year (MSci only) Course length: 4 years a degree; the vast number of Email: lec.ug@lancaster.ac.uk
society, whilst enhancing your Research Dissertation project Fourth year (MSci only) field courses makes the whole Tel: +44 (0)1524 510 286
academic and practical skills through Physical Volcanology Environmental Science Microbiology experience of learning much www.lancaster.ac.uk/lec
a strong emphasis on fieldwork. Geoinformatics (Study Abroad) MSci Hons Environmental Modelling more enjoyable.
Modelling Environmental Processes UCAS code: F851 For a full list of compulsory and optional
Combining the fundamental Renewable Energy Samantha France, Earth and
Environmental Radioactivity modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
sciences with physical geography Course length: 4 years Research Dissertation Environmental Science BSc Hons study/undergraduate/courses
Contaminated Land Remediation
and geology, the degrees give

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Environmental and requirements
Earth Sciences (See website for full details)

BSc Hons/MSci Hons A level: AAAAAB

IB Diploma: 3635 pts overall with 16 pts


from best 3 HL subjects
90% OF OUR STUDENTS BTEC: DDD
DID YOU PROGRESS INTO WORK OR 10 WEEK INTERNSHIP ON THE
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
KNOW? FURTHER STUDY WITHIN
6 MONTHS AND TECHNOLOGY DEGREE
Required subjects: Mathematics at A level
or HL. Chemistry is required to take a full
range of chemistry options; GCSE English
Language grade C and GCSE Mathematics
grade B
FUTURE NATIONAL POLICY
DEVELOPMENT INSURANCE INDUSTRY
ENVIRONMENTAL
Specific grades required will vary according
CAREERS (DEFRA)
REGULATOR
to course and qualification

BTEC we will look for sufficient subject


content in your BTEC. Please check with
the Department or admissions office for
guidance on eligibility of your course

Please see the index for the entry


requirements for each course

Environmental Science and Centres unique in-house business


unit which accommodates over 20
Technology BSc Hons companies and has relationships with
UCAS code: F751
companies of all sizes around the world.
Course length: 3 years

Environmental Science and Examples of the modules you


can study:
Technology (Professional
Experience) MSci Hons First year Why youll love us...
UCAS code: 7Y53 Global Environment Challenges
Course length: 4 years Environmental Processes
and Systems I loved my course at Lancaster,
Your degree Hydrology: Water in the Environment the first year sets you up nicely to
This degree is an interdisciplinary specialise in the second and third
Second year years. The courses provide you
course which focuses on globally
Energy Technologies with great skills for both industry
important environmental management
challenges and solutions to Enterprise for the Environment and further education. The quality
environmental problems. It offers of teaching is truly amazing, the
Third year lecturers are inspiringly passionate
innovative pathways with business
that are necessary in order to Water Resource Management about their subjects, and would
provide sustainable global solutions, Environmental Radioactivity always encourage you to think
and provides students with an Hydrogeology outside the box and beyond. Speak to us:
understanding of both environmental Research project with a work
placement Tutor: Dr Ben Surridge
processes and chemical or engineering Kirsty Ross,
Email: lec.ug@lancaster.ac.uk
applications. Environmental Science BSc Hons Tel: +44 (0)1524 510 286
Fourth year (MSci only) www.lancaster.ac.uk/lec
A key feature of the Professional
Experience course is a 10-week Pollution Microbiology
internship with an environmental Chemical Risk Assessment For a full list of compulsory and optional
technology company, based in the 10-week industrial placement modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
UK or abroad. The internship will be study/undergraduate/courses
generated by Lancaster Environment

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Film requirements
BA Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AABABB

IB Diploma: 3532pts overall with


16 from best 3 HL subjects

BTEC: DDDDDM
DID YOU TELEVISION UNIT WITH
EXCELLENT TECHNICAL
90% OF GRADUATES
ARE IN WORK OR FURTHER Required subjects: Film or Media related
KNOW? RESOURCES STUDY WITHIN SIX MONTHS subject desirable but not essential or at least
one humanities subject. Specific grades
required will vary according to course and
qualification

FUTURE BROADCAST JOURNALISM INDEPENDENT FILM ADVERTISING

CAREERS MEDIA PRODUCTION PRODUCTION MARKETING

Film is part of the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA), a vibrant
contemporary arts environment with excellent facilities and opportunities for working with
people from different artistic disciplines including Art, Dance, Design, Film and Theatre.
Lancasters Film degree is a stimulating and intellectually engaging programme that
provides a framework for analysing individual films and understanding the techniques of
film production, while allowing you to design your own curriculum based on your own
strengths and interests.

Film BA Hons
UCAS code: P303 Examples of the modules that you
Combine Film
Course length: 3 years can study:
with
Speak to us:
First year
Your degree Modernism in the Arts Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator:
Morganna Monk
At Lancaster, Film is primarily an Introduction to Film Studies Email: lica-enquiries@lancaster.ac.uk
Dance and Film/WP53
academically focused programme with Tel: +44 (0)1524 510 898
Second year
opportunities for students to make their Film and Creative Writing/PW38 www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/lica
own digital film throughout their studies. Hollywood Genres
Silent Cinema Film and English Literature/PQ33
We have excellent technical resources, For a full list of compulsory and optional
including state-of-the-art digital editing Film and Comic Books Film and Philosophy/PV35 modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
Documentary Cultures study/undergraduate/courses
equipment housed in our Television Unit.
Critical Reflections Film and Sociology/PL33
During your studies you will examine Film and Theatre/PW34
the aesthetic, social and political Third year
importance of cinema in the Film Theory Film, Media and Cultural Studies/
context of an increasingly visual and Contemporary Hong Kong Cinema PL36
media-oriented culture, while also Cultural History of American Film Fine Art and Film/WP13
investigating the intersections between New Hollywood Cinema
contemporary art, theatre, dance, music, Dissertation French Studies and Film (4 years)/
R1P3
sound and film.
German Studies and Film (4 years)/
The first year serves as a foundation R2P3
for your studies where you will be
introduced to a range of key critical Spanish Studies and Film (4 years)/
approaches; you will also explore the key R4P3
areas of cinema history, and produce a
short digital video. You may also be interested in our
In years two and three you can choose
Study abroad Arts Combined degrees or Media
and Cultural Studies degrees.
to focus solely on Film or choose
options from other disciplines in LICA For the entry requirements for
You can spend your second
including vocationally focused modules these courses please see the index.
year at one of our exchange
such as LICA Work Placement and partnership universities in North
Creative Enterprise. Carolina, Ontario or Ottawa.

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Geography requirements
BA/BSc Hons/MSci Hons (See website for full details)

A level: A*AAAAB

IB Diploma: 3835 pts overall with 1716 pts


from best 3 HL courses

BTEC: D*DDDDD

DID YOU
#6
FOR GEOGRAPHY AND
20 BUSINESSES OFFERING Required subject: A level or HL Geography;
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
KNOW? The Guardian University Guide
PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES GCSE English Language and Maths grade C

For Physical Geography and Human


Geography degrees we may accept a related
cognate subject in place of Geography.

FUTURE TEACHING ENVIRONMENTAL


GIS ANALYSTS
Please check with University for detail

CAREERS TRANSPORT PLANNING CONSULTANTS Specific grades required will vary according
to course and qualification

BTEC we will look for sufficient subject


content in your BTEC. Please check with
the department or admissions office for
At Lancaster we offer a number of distinctive Geography degree schemes that will guidance on eligibility of your course

allow you to learn about innovative research and engage in international fieldwork.
Please see the index for the entry
requirements for each course

Geography BA Hons
UCAS code: L700 Examples of the modules that you
Course length: 3 years can study:
First year:
Geography/North America
Global Environmental Challenges
BA Hons
UCAS code: L701
Human Geography: Society
and Space
Study abroad
Course length: 3 years Physical Geography: Environmental
Processes and Systems If you choose one of our
Geography BSc Hons Interdisciplinary Skills Geography/North America
UCAS code: F800 degree courses you will spend
Course length: 3 years Second year: your second year at a partner
Geographical Skills and Concepts university in the United States or
Geography/North America Geographies of Nature Canada following your chosen
BSc Hons Earth Surface Processes universitys study programme
UCAS code: F802 while away from Lancaster.
Course length: 3 years Third year:
Dissertation or Dissertation with
Geography (Professional Work Placement
Experience) MSci Hons Environment, Politics and Society
UCAS code: 4R60 in Amazonia
Course length: 4 years Recent Change in Aquatic
Environments
Geography MSci Hons
UCAS code: 4R61
Course length: 4 years
Fourth year (MSci only)
Why youll love us...
Disaster Management
Sustainable Systems
Geography/North America A ten week placement with a
The wide range of modules
MSci Hons graduate employer
UCAS code: 4R62 Dissertation linked to placement on offer allowed me to tailor
the course to what I enjoyed Speak to us:
Course length: 4 years most and develop skills valued Combine Geography with
Tutor: Dr Duncan Whyatt
The Geography degree schemes offer by employers including time Email: lec.ug@lancaster.ac.uk
Your degree many modules that are designed to management, independent Tel: +44 (0)1524 510 249
You will undertake an extensive course widen your career options such as: working and some more specialist www.lancaster.ac.uk/lec
Economics and Geography/LL71 Spanish Studies and Geography/
of study, gain a wide range of skills skills such as GIS and working LR74
in labs. French Studies and Geography/
and have the opportunity to cover Communicating Geography LR71 For a full list of compulsory and optional
For the entry requirements for
many innovative and exciting modules Enterprise for the Environment Helen Hollingworth, modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
German Studies and Geography/ these courses please see the index. study/undergraduate/courses
that make Geography at Lancaster Dissertation with Work Placement BSc Physical Geography LR72
distinctive.

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Geography requirements
BA/BSc Hons/MSci Hons (See website for full details)

A level: A*AAAAB

IB Diploma: 3835 pts overall with 1716 pts


from best 3 HL courses

BTEC: D*DD - DDD

TOP
FIELD COURSES ON OFFER
DID YOU TO BRAZIL, ICELAND, THE
RANKED IN THE GLOBAL
TOP 50 IN THE QS WORLD
Required subject: A level or HL Geography;

KNOW? MEDITERRANEAN AND


THE USA 50 UNIVERSITY RANKINGS
GCSE English Language and Maths grade C

For Physical Geography and Human


Geography degrees we may accept a related
cognate subject in place of Geography.

FUTURE ENVIRONMENTAL
SCIENTIFIC OFFICERS
GEOGRAPHICAL
INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Please check with University for detail

CAREERS CONSULTANTS
(GIS)
Specific grades required will vary according
to course and qualification

BTEC we will look for sufficient subject


content in your BTEC. Please check with
the department or admissions office for
guidance on eligibility of your course

Please see the index for the entry


Physical Geography than those of the physical world. It requirements for each course
Modules available include: enables you to focus on diverse areas of
BSc Hons human and environmental geography.
UCAS code: F840 Climate and Society
Course length: 3 years Glacial Systems
Earth Surface Processes Modules available include:
Physical Geography/ Rivers, Lakes and Estuaries
Australasia BSc Hons Glacier-Landscape Interactions Cultural Geography Study abroad Future careers
(Iceland) Africa: Geographies of
UCAS code: F847
Coastal Processes Transformation
Course length: 3 years
Students on our Geography/North Human Geography sets you in
Development, Geography and the
Physical Geography Majority World America degree programmes good stead for diverse careers:
MSci Hons can extend their knowledge of GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC
Urban Infrastructure in a Changing Geography in a continent with
UCAS code: 4R63 SECTOR CONSERVATION
World remarkably diverse physical
Course length: 4 years RESEARCH
Multispecies Geographies environments, cultures and
Physical Geography/ Food and Agriculture in the societies. ENVIRONMENTAL WORK
21st Century
Australasia MSci Hons Study abroad TOWN PLANNING
UCAS code: 4R64
Course length: 4 years This degree will enhance your ability
If you choose one of our Physical to think deeply and critically about
Your degree Geography/Australasia degrees political and social relations, and how
Combine Geography
you will spend the second year of they permeate the places and spaces
Physical Geography is the scientific
your studies at a top university in in which we live our lives. You will with
study of the physical and environmental also be offered the chance to build
New Zealand or Australia.
aspects of geography. It enables you practical skills and experience through
to develop a broad understanding of placements, in the UK or abroad. Economics and Geography/LL71
environmental processes, covering The degree combines lectures with Why youll love us... French Studies and Geography/
Human Geography
areas including biogeography,
geoscience and environmental BA Hons
tutorials, fieldwork and a dissertation. LR71
German Studies and Geography/
Speak to us:
sustainability. UCAS code: L720 One of the best things about LR72 Tutor: Dr Duncan Whyatt
Physical Geography at Lancaster is Course length: 3 years Geography at Lancaster was the Spanish Studies and Geography/ Email: lec.ug@lancaster.ac.uk
a very interactive degree, combining range of modules available to study. LR74 Tel: +44 (0)1524 510 249
This meant that I had a great choice www.lancaster.ac.uk/lec
theory and a lot of field and laboratory- Your degree For the entry requirements for
based studies aimed at developing of career paths when I graduated.
Human Geography is a social science these courses please see the index. For a full list of compulsory and optional
your knowledge of physical processes Poie Yee-Li,
concerned with the actions, interactions modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
and how human activity affects Geography graduate
and spatial patterns of people rather study/undergraduate/courses
physical geography.

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk


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Typical entry
History requirements
BA Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AAAAAB

IB Diploma: 3635 pts overall with 16 from


best 3 HL subjects

ACCESS TO OVER FLEXIBLE TO LET BTEC: DDD


DID YOU 10,000 RARE YOU EXPLORE
94% OVERALL
STUDENT
KNOW? HISTORICAL BOOKS IN
OUR ARCHIVE
LINKS WITH
OTHER SUBJECTS
SATISFACTION Please see the index for the entry
requirements for each course

FUTURE JOURNALISM AND


BUSINESS AND MARKETING
CIVIL SERVICE AND THE
CAREERS PUBLISHING PUBLIC SECTOR

Lancasters flexible History degree gives you the opportunity to study ancient,
medieval, early modern and modern history in a varied programme which focuses
on the themes, periods and nations which interest you the most. The combination
of the surrounding Roman, medieval and industrial landscape of the north west plus
a leading research department makes Lancaster a great place to study History.

History BA Hons
UCAS code: V100 Optional modules include: Optional modules include:
Course length: 3 years The Origins and Rise of Islam Early Islamic History (600-1300)
Fascist Rome, Nazi Berlin and The Crusades (1187-1330)
Your degree Soviet Moscow The Monastic Revolution
Sex and Violence in Imperial India (1080-1150)
Our History degree will develop
your critical abilities within a vibrant
We also encourage you to take Many of our graduates decide to
department of like-minded students,
modules from other disciplines to progress to postgraduate studies,
tutors and expert scholars. You will
explore the links between history and leading to careers in academic
learn how historians continually shape
other subjects, such as languages, research and teaching.
history through fresh interpretations of
literature, politics, philosophy or religion.
the past and develop your own skills as
a historian.
Medieval and Renaissance
The first year of the programme covers
major themes and events from the Studies BA Hons
period after the Roman Empire to the UCAS code: V125
present day, looking at how historians: Course length: 3 years

Use primary sources Your degree Why Lancaster?


Conduct research
Interpret the past
Our Medieval and Renaissance Studies Combine History with
degree allows you to study the history The city has a rich history, and
of the period between 300 and 1700 as offers plenty of opportunity to
In your second and third years you well as the culture, languages, literature explore it. Museums and quirky
can design your own History degree, and politics of the time, ranging from outdoor spaces bring Lancasters English Literature and History/
QV31
History and Philosophy/VVC5 Speak to us:
diversifying or specialising your field Celtic Britain to 17th century Europe. past to life, letting you explore its History and Politics/LV21
of study with optional modules looking stories of witches, its rich industrial French Studies and History Admissions Administrator:
The first year covers the basics of History and Religious Studies/VV16 Catherine Winterburn
from 800 BC to the 20th century across: and cultural history, as well as some (4 years)/RV11
historical method and research, Spanish Studies and History Email: history@lancaster.ac.uk
covering pivotal trends and events in of our most beautiful landmarks: German Studies and History Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 155
Britain (4 years)/RV21 (4 years)/RV41
the last 1500 years of European history, 12th Century Castle www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/history
Europe
and giving you more of an insight into History, Philosophy and Politics/
America Ashton Memorial For the entry requirements for
the many options available in your V0L0 For a full list of compulsory and optional
Asia Williamson Park these courses please see the index.
second and third years. History and International Relations/ modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
The Middle East study/undergraduate/courses
VL12

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Human Resources, Management requirements
and Organisational Behaviour (See website for full details)

BA Hons A Level: A*AAAAB

IB Diploma: 3836 pts overall with 1716


from best 3 HL subjects

#7
95% OF LUMS GRADUATES BTEC: D*DDDDD
DID YOU FOR BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT PROGRESS INTO WORK OR
Required subjects: GCSE Maths and English
KNOW? The Complete University Guide FURTHER STUDY WITHIN
6 MONTHS Language. Specific grades required will vary
according to course

Please see the index for the entry


FUTURE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
MEDIA AND PR
requirements for each course
CAREERS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY

Management and Organisation degrees explore how the decisions and actions taken
by organisations affect the quality of life in many areas of society today. To do so,
they draw not just on management theory but bring insight from many different
disciplines, including psychology, philosophy, history and sociology.

Management and Human


Examples of the modules you
Resources BA Hons can study:
UCAS code: N600
Course length: 3 years First year
Management and Organisational
Management and Behaviour
Organisational Behaviour Introduction to Marketing Work placements
Understanding Psychology
BA Hons
UCAS code: N215
Second year If you would like to take the four
Course length: 3 years
Managing People year work experience variant
Management and Analysing Organisations of this course, please indicate
Business Ethics this in Section 3 of your UCAS
Organisational Behaviour Human Resource Management (HRM) application.
(Study Abroad) BA Hons
UCAS code: N227 Final year
Course length: 3 years International HRM
HRM: Theory and Practice
Your degree The Digital Age
Ethics and Sustainability
Our Management and Organisation
Organisational Change
degrees offer you a wide-ranging
programme studying Management Study abroad
theory alongside psychology, Lancasters Management and
sociology, history and philosophy. You Organisational Behaviour/Human
will understand how organisations
are structured and function, and
Resources degrees give you the
opportunity to explore management
If you follow a Study Abroad Combine Organisational Behaviour with Speak to us:
degree, youll spend your second
how their actions affect life in theory with research experts in the year overseas studying at a Tutor: Dr Kay Greasley
contemporary societies. Department of Organisation Work and partner university. Email: lumsugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Technology. You can graduate in three Organisation Studies and You may also be interested in our Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 938
On the Management and Human Sociology/NL23 Entrepreneurship, Information
years or choose a four year programme www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/study
Resources degree you will focus Technology, Marketing or
with a one year industrial placement. Organisation Studies and
particularly on understanding people Management degrees.
Psychology/CN82 For a full list of compulsory and optional
the way they work and how their Many of our Management degrees can
For the entry requirements for these modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
behaviour can be influenced through be extended into a four year course study/undergraduate/courses
management practices. where you undertake an industrial courses please see the index.
placement during your third year.

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Information Technology requirements
and Management (See website for full details)

BSc Hons A level: AAB

IB Diploma: 35 pts overall with 16 from best


3 HL subjects

#7
BTEC: DDD
DID YOU FOR BUSINESS AND SPONSORS INCLUDE
Required subjects: GCSE Mathematics C
MANAGEMENT
KNOW? The Complete University Guide
IBM, BA AND BT
GCSE English Language C

SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
FUTURE BUSINESS AND IT IT AND PROJECT
GENERAL AND IT SECTOR
CAREERS CONSULTANCY MANAGEMENT
MANAGEMENT

Lancasters MIT degree has been created in partnership with business professionals
to give you the ability to apply IT to business situations, evaluate technical
knowledge and confidently take on project and team management in IT-related
business scenarios.

Management and helps graduates to stand out in the


job market and opens up careers with
Information Technology many of our sponsor organisations.
(MIT) BSc Hons
UCAS code: GN52 Examples of the modules you
Course length: 4 years can study:

Your degree First year Work placements


Management and Organisation
Our MIT degree will give you the ability
Disciplinary Perspectives of Lancasters MIT degree is designed
to apply IT to business situations, Information Systems
evaluate technical knowledge and in partnership with e-skills UK,
Software Development and is supported by over 70 major
confidently take on project and team
management in IT-related business Information Systems employers including:
scenarios.
Second year
You will gain a sound academic basis Financial Accounting for Managers
in management, with an understanding
Management and IT
of the concepts, debates and issues in
Managing People
the areas of:
Business Analysis
Change management
Project management
Third year Speak to us:
Information technology management Industry placement with a
sponsor company Tutor: Dr Niall Hayes
Information systems development Something extra... Email: lumsugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Final year Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 938
Endorsed by the government IT and The organisations offer full year www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/study
Managing Change
telecoms skills council (e-skills UK) industry placements as part of You may also be interested in our Entrepreneurship, Human Resources,
IT Service Management
as part of their IT Management for your degree and often recruit MIT Marketing or Management degrees. For a full list of compulsory and optional
Business undergraduate degree Developing Business Information graduates soon after the end of modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
Systems study/undergraduate/courses
initiative (ITMB), and accredited as a the course.
Tech Industry Gold Degree, this course

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Languages requirements
BA Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AABABB

IB Diploma: 3532 pts over all with 16 pts


from best 3 HL subjects

STUDY FRENCH, GERMAN, SPANISH, BTEC: DDDDDM


DID YOU OVER 50 LANGUAGE DEGREE ITALIAN AND MANDARIN CHINESE AS
Modern Languages
KNOW? COMBINATIONS TO CHOOSE FROM INDIVIDUAL MODULES OR AS PART
OF YOUR DEGREE Required subjects: Two of the languages to
be studied. Specific grades required will vary
according to course and qualification

FUTURE TRANSLATION AND INTERNATIONAL


ADVERTISING French Studies
CAREERS INTERPRETATION RELATIONS
German Studies

Required subjects: The language to be


studied, or if from beginners level, applicants
Lancasters distinctive approach to undergraduate language degrees gives you the should have an AS grade B, A level grade
B or GCSE grade A in a foreign language.
opportunity to acquire both high level language skills and a thorough understanding Specific grades required will vary according
to course and qualification
of European cultures and societies within a global context. We also offer the
opportunity to study Chinese, either as an additional module in your first year or as Please see the index for the entry
part of a combined degree scheme. requirements for each course

Modern Languages communication skills, with opportunities German Studies BA Hons


Power and Resistance in Spain and at every stage to study aspects of the UCAS code: R220 Third year
BA Hons Spanish America culture, thought, society and institutions Course length: 4 years Year abroad in a German
UCAS code: R800 Post-War German Language, Culture of French-speaking countries. speaking country
Course length: 4 years and Identities
Youll be able to design your degree to Your degree
Fourth year
Your degree suit your own interests and strengths, Taught by internationally respected
choosing from a broad range of researchers, this degree course gives Oral and Written Language
Lancasters Modern Languages
specialist French courses and cultural, you the opportunity to acquire both Literature and Fame in
degree gives you the opportunity to Contemporary Germany
study three languages from a choice historical and political courses high-level language skills and a thorough
promoting comparative understanding understanding of German cultures and Images of Austria: National Identity
of French, German, Spanish, Italian or and Cultural Representation
Chinese. On this degree youll focus on of countries within Europe and beyond. societies within a global context.
Dissertation (compulsory for
developing fluency and understanding Optional modules include: Our degree places emphasis single majors)
Examples of the modules that you
in all three languages as well as on practical language work and
can study:
exploring the culture and history of your communication skills, with opportunities
chosen countries. Understanding Dictatorship in First year at every stage to study aspects of the
its Cultural Representation in the Oral and Written Language culture, thought, society and institutions
If you are studying French, German and
Twentieth Century Culture, Politics and the Legacy of German-speaking countries.
Spanish, you may choose to drop one
of the three languages at the end of the Writing in the Margins: Narrating of History Besides your core language and culture
second year. Cross-cultural Experience Second year courses, youll be able to choose from
We offer both advanced courses Contemporary Cities in Literature Oral and Written Language a broad range of German courses and
and Film Understanding Culture cultural, historical and political courses
for those studying from A level and
intensive modules for beginners. We Language and Identity in France, promoting comparative understanding Why Lancaster?
normally require you to have a good Germany and Spain of countries within Europe and beyond.
A level in at least two of the languages, French Studies BA Hons Third year
Examples of the modules you
but the third language can be studied UCAS code: R120 Year abroad in a French speaking Our language graduates
can study:
from beginners or post-GCSE level. Course length: 4 years country
First year
have excellent employment
prospects. The Complete
Speak to us:
Please note that Chinese and Italian Fourth year
can only be taken as beginners Your degree Oral and Written Language Oral and Written Language University Guide ranks Tutor: Olga Gomez-Cash
This degree in French Studies gives Identity Formation in Modern Lancasters Department of Email: eurolang@lancaster.ac.uk
languages, and as minors. Forms of Modernity in French
you the opportunity to acquire both German Society European Languages and Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 468
Literature: 1850-2000 Cultures 9th in the UK for www.lancaster.ac.uk/european-languages
Core modules include: high-level language skills and a thorough
Literature and Film from Sub- Second year graduate prospects.
understanding of French cultures and Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and
Oral and Written Language Oral and Written Language For a full list of compulsory and optional
societies within a global context. Canada
Shaping Contemporary France: 20th Century World Literature modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
Culture, Politics and the Legacy Taught by internationally respected Dissertation (compulsory for Economic and Social Change in study/undergraduate/courses
of History researchers, the course places emphasis single majors) France, Germany and Spain
on practical language work and since 1945

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk


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Typical entry
Languages requirements
BA Hons (See website for full details)

Spanish Studies
A level: AABABB
IB Diploma: 3532 pts over all with 16 pts
from best 3 HL subjects
BTEC: DDDDDM
DID YOU A RESOURCE CENTRE FOR
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR
FLEXIBLE STRUCTURE
EXPLORE LINKS WITH Required subjects: The language to be
KNOW? LANGUAGE STUDIES OTHER SUBJECTS studied, or if from beginners level, applicants
should have an AS grade B, A level grade
B or GCSE grade A in a foreign language.
Specific grades required will vary according
to course and qualification
FUTURE TEACHING AND ACADEMIA ADVERTISING INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS English Language with Chinese
CAREERS Linguistics with Chinese
A level: AAAAAB
IB Diploma: 3635pts overall with 16 from
best 3 HL subjects
BTEC: DDD
Spanish Studies BA Hons Degrees with Minor Chinese You will study our core Chinese module English Language with Chinese
Required subjects: One of the following:
UCAS code: R410 Third year which is designed for beginners with
English Language, English Combined or a
Year abroad in a Spanish little or no prior knowledge of Chinese,
Course length: 4 years English Language with and you will be introduced to topics
modern/classical language. Specific grades
required will vary according to course and
speaking country
Chinese BA Hons across the full breadth of the linguistics qualification. An additional requirement will
Your degree Fourth year UCAS code: Q3T1 discipline including:
normally be made for a grade A or A* in the
study of a modern or classical language at
Course length: 3 years
Studying Spanish at Lancaster gives
you the opportunity to acquire both
Oral and Written Language Speak Chinese Phonetics GCSE, or B at AS or A2 level, or equivalents,
to ensure students are prepared for the
Treachery, War and Exile in Spanish Phonology study of a new foreign language
high-level language skills and a thorough Poetry Your degree Morphology
understanding of Spanish cultures and Latin America and Spain on Film Linguistics with Chinese
This degree will take your knowledge Syntax
societies within a global context. Dissertation (compulsory for Chinese is taught by our world Required subjects: One of the following:
of English to new levels, allowing you English Language, English Combined, a
single majors) class Department of Linguistics
Taught by lecturers who conduct to develop a wide understanding of the modern/classical language, Mathematics,
and English Language, and offers Examples of the modules you Computer Science or Psychology. Specific
internationally respected research into language - how it has evolved, how to
an intensive beginners language can study: grades required will vary according to course
the languages and cultures of Spain describe it, how it functions and how and qualification. An additional requirement
course alongside consideration of
and South America, this degree places it varies. First year will normally be made for a grade A or
the social and cultural context of A* in the study of a modern or classical
emphasis on practical language work Part I Chinese (Intensive)
Our intensive Chinese course is 20th century China. Students of language at GCSE, or B at AS or A2 level, or
and communication skills.
designed for beginners, and will give Chinese have the opportunity to Linguistics equivalents, to ensure students are prepared
There are opportunities at every you a good foundation of practical skills for the study of a new foreign language
join a study trip to China during the
stage to study aspects of the culture, in the most widely spoken language Second year
degree or to take up scholarships
thought, society and institutions of Study abroad in the world, strengthened by an for three or six months to study in Chinese Language 2 Please see the index for the entry
awareness of modern Chinese culture. Chinese Language 3 requirements for each course
Spanish-speaking countries and youll China after their degree.
choose from a broad range of specialist Researching Language
Spanish modules as well as cultural, With all courses you will spend your Examples of the modules you Structures of the Worlds Languages
historical and political courses to create third year abroad in one or two can study:
countries where your main languages Sounds of the Worlds Languages
a degree thats relevant to you. First year
of study are spoken, either:
Part I Chinese (Intensive) Plus a choice from modules such as:
Examples of the modules you As a salaried English language Linguistics with Chinese
can study: assistant in a school
English Language
BA Hons Discourse Analysis: Looking at Speak to us:
Second year UCAS code: Q1T1 Language in Use
First year On a work placement, or
Course length: 3 years The Language of Advertising Tutor: Olga Gomez-Cash (Spanish Studies)
Chinese Language 2 Email: eurolang@lancaster.ac.uk
Oral and Written Language Studying at one of our partner
Chinese Language 3 Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 468
Power and Resistance in Spain and universities
Spanish America
Researching Language Your degree Third year www.lancaster.ac.uk/european-languages
English Grammar Chinese Language 4
English Phonetics This degree in Linguistics with Chinese
Second year combines the study of various aspects Chinese Culture and Society Course administrator: Joann Bowker (Chinese)
All single and joint language of language, such as sound, grammar Dissertation Email: j.bowker@lancaster.ac.uk
Oral and Written Language Third year Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 045
programmes include a year abroad and meaning, with the study of Chinese Cognitive Linguistics
Cinema and Society in Europe and which makes a major contribution to Chinese Language 4 www.ling.lancs.ac.uk
Latin America language and culture. Topics in Phonetic and
your command of the language, while Chinese Culture and Society
Phonological Theory
Economic and Social Change in deepening your intercultural sensitivity. Dissertation For a full list of compulsory and optional
France, Germany and Spain Corpus-based English Language modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
since 1945 Studies study/undergraduate/courses
Advanced English Phonetics

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk


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Languages
BA Hons

DID YOU
ALL COURSES ARE OFFERED AS WE FOCUS ON INTERCULTURAL Joint language degrees
INTENSIVE LANGUAGES FOR STUDY ALONGSIDE LANGUAGE
KNOW? THOSE WITH LITTLE PRIOR
LANGUAGE LEARNING
LEARNING TO PROMOTE A
GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING
French Studies and German Studies (4 years)/RR12 German Studies with Chinese (4 years)/1C44
French Studies and Spanish Studies (4 years)/RR14 German Studies with Italian (4 years)/R2R3
German Studies and Spanish Studies (4 years)/RR24 Spanish Studies with Chinese (4 years)/1T66
FUTURE JOURNALISM AND
BUSINESS AND MARKETING
CIVIL SERVICE AND THE
French Studies with Chinese (4 years)/1S62 Spanish Studies with Italian (4 years)/R4R3
CAREERS PUBLISHING PUBLIC SECTOR
French Studies with Italian (4 years)/R1R3

You can combine a language with


Italian
Italian can be taken as a minor with
French, Spanish and German or as French Spanish
separate modules within a range of
Dance and French Studies (4 years)/WR51 Dance and Spanish Studies (4 years)/WR54
non-language degrees.
English Language and French Studies (4 years)/QR31 English Language and Spanish Studies (4 years)/QR34
We cater for students with GCSE Italian
and for complete beginners. French Studies and Computing (4 years)/GR41 Spanish Studies and Computing (4 years)/GR44
French Studies and English Literature (4 years)/RQ13 Spanish Studies and English Literature (4 years)/RQ43
The focus is on linguistic proficiency
and topics relating to Italian culture French Studies and Film (4 years)/R1P3 Spanish Studies and Film (4 years)/R4P3
are integrated within the language French Studies and Geography (4 years)/LR71 Spanish Studies and Geography (4 years)/LR74
seminars. French Studies and History (4 years)/RV11 Spanish Studies and History (4 years)/RV41
French Studies and Linguistics (4 years)/QR11 Spanish Studies and Linguistics (4 years)/QR14
For a full list of compulsory and
French Studies and Mathematics (4 years)/GR11 Spanish Studies and Mathematics (4 years)/GR14
optional modules, please visit:
French Studies and Philosophy (4 years)/RV15 Spanish Studies and Philosophy (4 years)/RV45
www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/
French Studies and Politics (4 years)/RL12 Spanish Studies and Politics (4 years)/RL42
undergraduate/courses
French Studies and Psychology (4 years)/CR81 Spanish Studies and Psychology (4 years)/CR84
French Studies and Theatre (4 years)/WR41 Spanish Studies and Theatre (4 years)/WR44

German French, German or Spanish


Dance and German Studies (4 years)/WR52 Management Studies and European Languages
English Language and German Studies (4 years)/QR32 (4 years)/RN92
German Studies and Computing (4 years)/GR42
German Studies and English Literature (4 years)/RQ23 Chinese
German Studies and Film (4 years)/R2P3 English Language with Chinese/Q3T1
Single and joint
German Studies and Geography (4 years)/LR72 Linguistics with Chinese/Q1T1
language degrees Philosophy with Chinese/1A22
German Studies and History (4 years)/RV21
German Studies and Linguistics (4 years)/QR12 Politics with Chinese/1T33
Please note that students on joint German Studies and Mathematics (4 years)/GR12 Religious Studies with Chinese/1C19
degrees (two or three language
and language/non-language) German Studies and Philosophy (4 years)/RV25
undertake half of the modules German Studies and Politics (4 years)/RL22 For the entry requirements for these courses please
of a single honours degree: the German Studies and Psychology (4 years)/CR82 see the index.
core of the language and culture German Studies and Theatre (4 years)/WR42
modules in the relevant language
of a single honours degree, as well
as some optional modules.

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Law requirements
LLB Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AAA

IB Diploma: 36 pts overall with 16 from best


3 HL subjects

TOP
BTEC: DDD
DID YOU ACCREDITED BY THE
BAR STANDARDS
95% OVERALL
STUDENT
FOR GRADUATE
PROSPECTS
KNOW? BOARD AND THE SRA SATISFACTION
10 The Complete
University Guide

FUTURE SOLICITOR
BARRISTER ACADEMIC RESEARCH
LAW & ALLIED
CAREERS PROFESSIONS
MANAGEMENT MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS

Reading Law at Lancaster gives you the opportunity to gain a strong awareness of
the social, political, cultural and historical dimensions of Law. You will benefit from
innovative teaching techniques alongside traditional methods and can study Law
with a comparative European or international perspective with a year abroad.

Law LLB Hons Youll also have the opportunity to


UCAS code: M100 participate in fantastic extra-curricular Law of Equity and Trusts
activities such as participating in Comparative Law
Course length: 3 years
mooting and negotiation competitions Land Law
and undertaking invaluable pro
Your degree bono work.
Optional Modules
Lancasters Law degree allows International Law
you to develop a comprehensive International Law LLB Hons EU Law, Social Policy and Citizenship
UCAS code: M101 International Human Rights
understanding of the fundamental
topics needed for a legal career, and Course length: 4 years Environmental Law
Speak to us:
will give you vital skills in presentation,
public speaking, negotiation and Your degree Your third year will be spent at one Tutor: Ben Mayfield (Law)
team-working. of our partner universities in Europe, Amanda Cahill-Ripley (International Law)
This is a qualifying four-year Law Email: law@lancaster.ac.uk
Youll specialise your field of study to degree designed to provide students where you will chose courses which suit
Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 465
pursue your own professional interests with an international and comparative your own interests and aptitudes.
www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/law
through an extensive list of optional perspective on the law, with the
modules, with some covering technical opportunity to study abroad in English
Professional exemptions
For a full list of compulsory and optional
legal topics and others exploring the with one of our partner universities With our Law degrees, you can gain modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
relationship between law and society. in Europe. full professional exemptions to qualify study/undergraduate/courses
as a solicitor or barrister by taking
Your first year will provide you with a and passing several core courses
Core modules solid foundation of legal knowledge, that satisfy the requirements of the
English Legal System and Methods after which you can choose from a professional bodies.
Public Law wide range of optional modules to tailor
Criminal Law your degree to your own interests
Property Law and aptitudes.
Land Law Combine Law with
Equity and Trusts Law
Examples of the modules that you
can study:
Optional modules include: Law and Criminology/MM12
Company Law Core Modules Law and Politics/M1L2
Cybercrime English Legal System and Methods
Health Care Law Public Law You may also be interested in our
Law of Torts Criminology degrees.
Ethics and International
Contract Law
Human Rights For the entry requirements for
Property Law
these courses please see the index.

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Typical entry
Management requirements
BSc Hons/BBA Hons/BA Hons (See website for full details)

A level: A*AAAAA

IB Diploma: 3836 pts overall with 1716


from best 3 HL subjects

BTEC: D*DDDDD
DID YOU
KNOW?
OVER 90% OF BBA GRADUATES
ARE IN WORK OR FURTHER
STUDY WITHIN SIX MONTHS
PAID INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENT
IN YOUR THIRD YEAR Required subjects: GCSE grade B in
Mathematics and English Language

Please see the index for the entry


FINANCIAL ANALYSIS requirements for each course
FUTURE MANAGEMENT AND BANKING
GRADUATE MANAGEMENT
CAREERS CONSULTANCY SALES AND MARKETING
PROGRAMMES

Lancasters Business and Management degree schemes offer you the choice of
either a specialist degree where your studies will be based in one department, or a
generalist degree where you can combine elements from different disciplines.

Management BBA Hons of AAA we will automatically consider


UCAS code: N200 Second year you for a place on our Business Studies
Course length: 4 years Management Accounting for Programmes (N102). See page 122.
Business Decisions
The also applies to the Study Abroad
Management Management and Consulting
variant (N201 and N103) where you will
Practice and Critique
(Study Abroad) BBA Hons Human Resource Management automatically be offered the standard
UCAS code: N201 Macro/Micro Economics variant of the degree.
Course length: 4 years
Third year
Your degree Industrial Placement
Studying Management at Lancaster Fourth year
University offers you the opportunity
Strategic Management
to study a wide range of management
Ethical Responsibility in Business
subjects, providing you with a complete
Dissertation
overview of what is needed to work
in business. Alongside this you will
Why Lancaster?
You will also undertake a ten-week
spend your third year on an industrial
team project for a local business in
placement, normally within Europe. Many graduates have been
your second year looking at a real issue
A key focus of the BBA is the and providing recommendations to the highly successful in finding good,
development of key managerial skills organisation. well-paid jobs in various areas of
such as: management, and in a variety of
If you choose the Study Abroad degree, blue-chip companies including:
you will spend the second year of your
Team working course undertaking similar modules in
Leadership abilities one of our partner universities.
Problem solving
Effective communication In the final year you take part in a
strategic management simulation
exercise where your team is in charge
You will take a range of courses
covering different aspects of
of an airline company. This is in
competition with other teams of BBA
Speak to us:
management. students and provides experience of
The organisations offering full year Tutor: Norman Crump
running a business. Email: lumsugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Core modules you will study: industry placements as part of the
Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 938
degree often recruit BBA graduates
First year Our dual offer soon after the end of the course.
www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/study

Introduction to Management If we offer you a place on our four-year


For a full list of compulsory and optional
Introduction to Business Analytics Management programme (N200) and you modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
Introduction to Marketing achieve AAB (or equivalent), instead study/undergraduate/courses

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Typical entry
Management requirements
BSc Hons (See website for full details)

A level: A*AAAAB

IB Diploma: 3835 pts overall with 1716


from best 3 HL subjects

#7
BTEC: D*DDDDD
DID YOU FOR BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDENTS FROM OVER 100
COUNTRIES STUDY IN THE Required Subjects: GCSE grade AB in
KNOW? The Complete University Guide
MANAGEMENT SCHOOL Mathematics and English Language

Please see the index for the entry


requirements for each course
FUTURE MARKETING
GRADUATE TRAINEE
FINANCE
CAREERS PROGRAMMES

Business Studies
UCAS code: N102 Second year
Course length: 3 years Strategic Management
Project Management
Business Studies Operations Management
(Study Abroad) BSc Hons Economics for Managers
UCAS code: N103
Course length: 3 years Final year Work placements
Leadership
Business Studies Management: Globalisation Business Studies at Lancaster
(Industry) BSc Hons and Ethics
University gives you the opportunity
UCAS code: N104 Human Resource Management to study in every department
Course length: 4 years Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship of the Management School.
These flexible degrees allow
Your degree you to select specialist subject
Our Business Studies degrees give areas to create the degree that
you a broad and practical overview We also offer a four-year Industry
you want, while developing your
of how businesses and managers variant of our Business Studies degree.
core understanding of the role of
operate in an international environment This gives you the opportunity to
contemporary management in the
and provide you with an excellent undertake a placement in the third year
global society.
foundation in the core disciplines of of your course.
management studies. This course will
develop your personal skills including
critical reflection, research analysis,
analytical reasoning, group working,
report writing, and presentation skills.
The core concepts and theories of
contemporary management practice
are taught throughout your studies.
Alongside this you will specialise in
two subject areas that focus upon key
Study abroad Why Lancaster?
management disciplines. You choose
the subject areas that you want to
include in your degree. If you choose the Study Abroad Lancaster University Students Speak to us:
degree, you will have the Union (LUSU) helps you make the
Examples of the modules that you opportunity to spend the second most of everything that university Tutor: Chris Kirkbride
can study: year of your course undertaking life has to offer from over 200 Something extra... Email: lumsugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
similar modules in one of our active groups on campus to Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 938
First year partner universities. volunteering opportunities in
www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/study
Business and Management overseas communities. You may also be interested in our Accounting and Finance, Business
Business Analytics Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, Human Resources For a full list of compulsory and optional
Marketing modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
and Marketing degrees.
Financial Accounting for Managers study/undergraduate/courses

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Typical entry
Management requirements
BSc Hons/BBA Hons/BA Hons (See website for full details)

A level: AAB

IB Diploma: 35 pts overall with 16 from best


3 HL subjects

#7
BTEC: DDD
DID YOU FOR BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDENTS FROM OVER 100
COUNTRIES STUDY IN THE
KNOW? The Complete University Guide
MANAGEMENT SCHOOL European - American Management
Management, Politics and International
Relations (Industry)

Required subjects: GCSE grade B in


FUTURE GENERAL MANAGEMENT GOVERNMENT AND POLICY
COMMUNICATION AND Mathematics and English Language

CAREERS CONSULTANCY
European-Latin American Management
(Mexico)
European Management (French)
European Management (German)
European Management (Italian)

Euro-American You will also have concrete experiences Management Studies and Management, Politics and European Management (Spanish)
and invaluable insights into the culture Third year
Management BBA Hons and customs of other countries, as
European Languages International Relations Required subjects: Relevant language, and
UCAS code: N202 Placement GCSE grade B in Mathematics and English
well as fluency in another European BA Hons BSc Hons Language
Course length: 4 years UCAS code: RN92
language and international work UCAS code: N230 Fourth year
experience through a six-month Course length: 4 years Course length: 4 years Management Studies and European
European-Latin American Management in the 21st Century Languages
placement in the partner country. Dissertation
Management (Mexico) Required subjects: The language to be
Your degree Your degree Choice of Management modules
BBA Hons Examples of the modules that you Choice of PPR modules
studied, or if from beginners level, applicants
should have an AS grade B, A level grade
UCAS code: N2R5 Offered jointly by Lancaster Universitys Taught jointly by the Management
can study: Management School and the B or GCSE grade A in a foreign language.
Course length: 4 years School and the Department of Politics, Specific grades required will vary according
First year Department of European Languages Philosophy and Religions (PPR) our The course offers a choice of modules to course and qualification. GCSE grade B in
European Management Introduction to Management and Cultures, this four-year degree Management, Politics and International allowing you to focus on the issues Mathematics and English Language
course allows you to combine the Relations degree is a four-year
(French) BBA Hons Introduction to Financial Accounting
study of a European language with
which are of the most interest to
for Managers interdisciplinary programme which you. To deepen your knowledge of
UCAS code: N2R1 Please see the index for the entry
Introduction to Operations management studies. includes an integral placement year management and related issues, requirements for each course
Course length: 4 years
Management within an organisation. the modules available will relate to
European Management Chosen European language Core modules This degree aims to provide you with the areas of organisation, work and
technology, entrepreneurship and
(German) BBA Hons Second year
European language the in-depth knowledge of the major
marketing. You will balance this with
UCAS code: N2R2 Entrepreneurship theories, concepts and issues relating
Introduction to Finance Human Resource Management an equivalent number of modules in
Course length: 4 years to politics, international relations,
Management Accounting for Management and Organisations politics and international relations.
Business Decisions and the management of institutions
European Management Management and Consulting:
Marketing across various regional, as well as
(Italian) BBA Hons Practice and Technique global contexts.
UCAS code: N2R3 Chosen European language
Course length: 4 years
Partner universities for years
Examples of the modules that you
can study:
Speak to us:
European Management 3 and 4 Tutor: Bogdan Costea (Politics & International
First year
(Spanish) BBA Hons NEOMA Reims, France Relations)
UCAS code: N2R4 ESB Reutlingen, Germany Introduction to Philosophy
Why youll love us... Fran Riley (Euro BBA/Management Studies and
Course length: 4 years UCSC Piacenza, Italy Study abroad Politics and Governance in the
Modern World European Languages)
ICADE Madrid, Spain
Management and Organisations Email: lumsugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
NEU Boston, USA
Your degree UDLAP Puebla, Mexico You will spend your third
The BBA in European Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 938
Second year Management provided a great www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/study
On your Bachelor of Business year abroad, either studying balance, resulting in an inspiring
Administration (BBA) double Management at a partner Business Ethics: Contemporary
At the end of the four years, you will Issues in Management and motivating environment. For a full list of compulsory and optional
degree you will be equipped with university or on a work placement,
sound professional and technical be awarded two degrees: BBA Hons or a combination of both. Choice of Management modules modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
from Lancaster and the corresponding Choice of PPR modules Svenja Wagenmann study/undergraduate/courses
knowledge of management
disciplines combined with practical degree of the partner university.
managerial skills and experience.

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Typical entry
Marketing requirements
BA Hons/BSc Hons (See website for full details)

A level: A*AAAAB

IB Diploma: 3835 points overall with 1716


from best 3 HL subjects

#1
THE LONGEST BTEC: D*DDDDD
90% OF STUDENTS
DID YOU FOR MARKETING
The Complete
PROGRESS INTO
ESTABLISHED
MARKETING Required subjects: GCSE Mathematics
KNOW? University Guide
MARKETING JOBS
WITHIN 6 MONTHS
DEPARTMENT grade B, GCSE English Language grade B
IN THE UK
A level Mathematics required for Study
Abroad variants

FUTURE MARKET RESEARCHERS E-MARKETING EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT BRAND


Please see the index for the entry
CAREERS MARKETING CONSULTANTS ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE MANAGERS
requirements for each course

Lancaster was the first university in the UK to establish a department dedicated to


Marketing, and has an unrivalled network of graduates working in marketing at the
highest levels, both in agencies and client organisations.

Marketing BSc Hons multinational companies such as The course is delivered by senior
UCAS code: N500 Examples of the modules that you Warner Brothers, Johnson & Johnson, academics with wide experience
Course length: 3 years can study: and Microsoft and use that in international companies and
experience, combined with academic advertising agencies, as well as
First year
Marketing (Study Abroad) ideas, to improve their understanding of guest speakers from some of the
Marketing Learning Community management in practice. UKs top advertising, marketing
BSc Hons Introduction to Marketing and design agencies and in-house
UCAS code: N502
Course length: 3 years communications teams. Future careers
Second year
Part of your studies will involve a real
Marketing Management Marketing Simulation
life advertising research project for an ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT
Marketing Research
BSc Hons Consumer Behaviour advertising, design or media agency RESEARCH
UCAS code: N503 Marketing in the Supply Chain or client company. The companies our MEDIA PLANNING AND BUYING
Course length: 4 years Study abroad students have worked with include DIGITAL ADVERTISING ROLES
Final year Saatchi & Saatchi, BT and HoWoCo.
Marketing Management
Strategic Marketing If you choose a Study Abroad
(Study Abroad) BSc Hons Marketing Research and course, you will spend the second
Examples of modules you can study:
UCAS code: N504 Consultancy Project
year of your degree at a partner First year
Course length: 4 years Brand Strategy
university in North America
Topics in Consumer Behaviour
or Australasia.
Marketing Learning Community Combine
Your degree Organisational Marketing Introduction to Marketing Marketing with
When you study with us you will receive
Lancasters degree programmes are Second year
an excellent grounding in marketing,
flexible, and you can choose from a Advertising and Marketing Marketing Research
including the role and importance of Marketing with Psychology/N5C8
wide variety of modules to complement Advertising
market research and analysis as well as
understanding consumer behaviour.
your studies including: BA Hons
UCAS code: N501
Digital Marketing Marketing and Design/NW52 Speak to us:
Marketing Simulation
On our three-year Marketing courses, Advertising Course length: 3 years Marketing in the Supply Chain Tutor: Dr Ronika Chakrabarti
Digital Marketing You may also be interested in our Email: lumsugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
you will carry out market research Consumer Behaviour
projects with live clients including Business-to-Business Marketing Your degree Entrepreneurship, Human Resources Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 938
The Management of Marketing and Management degrees. www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/study
international brands, agencies, charities This degree will give you a working Final year
and local industries to develop your knowledge of advertising and For the entry requirements for these
Students on our four-year Marketing Strategic Marketing For a full list of compulsory and optional
professional consulting abilities. marketing practices, including a firm courses please see the index.
Management degree undertake an Integrated Communications modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
grounding in brand strategy, digital
industrial placement often with Brand Strategy study/undergraduate/courses
marketing and advanced consumer
behaviour.

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Typical entry
Mathematics requirements
and Statistics (See website for full details)

BSc/MSci Hons A level: AAA including Mathematics or


AAB including Mathematics and Further
Mathematics

IB Diploma: 36 pts overall with 16 from best

#8 #5
3 HL subjects with 6 in HL Mathematics
DID YOU FOR MATHEMATICS 95% OVERALL
STUDENT
IN THE UK FOR
RESEARCH
The Times and Sunday Required subjects: A level Mathematics
KNOW? Times University Guide SATISFACTION Research Excellence
Framework grade A or HL Mathematics grade 6

Please see the index for the entry


FUTURE ACTUARY ANALYST STATISTICIAN requirements for each course

CAREERS SOFTWARE DEVELOPER ACCOUNTANT TEACHER

Lancasters degrees in Mathematics and Statistics are flexible, allowing you


to specialise in the field of study most relevant to you across the disciplines of
algebra, analysis, probability and statistics in a growing department with a strong
international reputation.

Mathematics/Statistics/ In addition, final year MSci students Statistics at Lancaster


write a dissertation in either pure
Mathematics with mathematics or statistics under the Development of new statistical
Statistics BSc Hons supervision of an active researcher methods of scientific and
UCAS code: G100, G300, G1G3 in the field. There is also the option of practical importance
Course length: 3 years writing this dissertation as part of a Strong interaction with
collaborative project with industry. research users
Mathematics/Statistics/
Our nine single-honours degrees share Active research groups in:
Mathematics with a common core for the first two years, - Computational statistics
Statistics MSci Hons thus building foundations for further - Extreme value theory
UCAS code: G101, G303, G1GJ study in: - Medical statistics
Course length: 4 years
Algebra
Mathematics/Statistics/ Analysis
Accreditation
Mathematics with Probability Our degrees in Statistics and in

Statistics (Study Abroad) Statistics Mathematics with Statistics will grant you Speak to us:
accreditation to Graduate Statistician
MSci Hons In your second year youll choose to status of the Royal Statistical Society Admissions Coordinator: Georgina Moran
UCAS code: G103, G301, G1GH and exemption from the probability Email: mathematics@lancaster.ac.uk
complete either a three year BSc Hons,
Course length: 4 years and statistics exam of the Institute Tel: +44 (0)1524 593 960
or a four year MSci, specialising in www.lancaster.ac.uk/maths
either pure mathematics or statistics, and Faculty of Actuaries, subject to
satisfactory academic performance.
Your degree or taking a combination of the two.
For a full list of compulsory and optional
Problem solving skills lie at the heart modules, please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/
of mathematics. From your first week,
Pure Mathematics at study/undergraduate/courses
you will take part in regular classes Lancaster
to develop problem solving and
teamwork skills, ensuring that you are Excellent international reputation
a highly competent graduate valued Active research groups in:
by employers. Our degrees include - Linear analysis
Study abroad
training in:
- Quantum probability
On our MSci courses you can
Report writing - Representation theory and
spend your third year studying
Mathematical computing Lie algebras
abroad at a partner university in
Presentation skills - Geometric rigidity Australia, Canada, France, New
Zealand or the USA.

For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk For more information please visit www.lancaster.ac.uk
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Typical entry
Mathematics requirements
and Statistics (See website for full details)

BSc/MSci Hons A level: AAA including Mathematics or


AAB including Mathematics and Further
Mathematics

IB Diploma: 36 pts overall with 16 from best

#8 #5
3 HL subjects with 6 in HL Mathematics
DID YOU FOR MATHEMATICS 95% OVERALL
STUDENT
FOR RESEARCH
The Times and Sunday Research Excellence Required subjects: A level Mathematics
KNOW? Times University Guide SATISFACTION Framework grade A or HL Mathematics grade 6

Please see the index for the entry


ACTUARY ANALYST
FUTURE STATISTICIAN requirements for each course
STATISTICAL MANAGEMENT
CAREERS PROGRAMMER ACCOUNTANT
TEACHER

Financial Mathematics
Examples of the modules that you Combine
BSc Hons can study:
UCAS code: GN13 Mathematics and
Course length: 3 years First year