Psychology at Lancaster
Our department has been consistently rated amongst the top Psychology Departments in the UK and has an international reputation for teaching and scholarship.
85% of departmental research was graded as being of at least international quality in the last RAE.
We're proud of our teaching standards, and the experience our students receive. It is one reason why the employability of our students is high, relative to many other UK courses, and why students express satisfaction with their course.Our Undergraduate courses
Our range of Masters courses caters for graduates who wish to pursue a career in reseach, or a professional career in psychology.
We offer high quality supervision for students doing research degrees, with an outstanding record of nurturing students towards successful completion of their work on time.Postgraduate psychology
Psychology research at Lancaster is grouped in different subject areas - Developmental, Cognitive, Neuroscience, Social, Investigative Expertise.Psychology Research
Experts from Lancaster University and the Universities of Manchester and Liverpool have secured one of the largest grants ever awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) - to carry out research which will transform understanding of how children learn to communicate.
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Mon 24 March 2014
The application process is now open for The Peel Trust Studentship for the 14/15 Academic year. The closing date is the 9th May. This award is open to both UG and PG, Home, International, current students and applicants. If anyone has any queries please direct to Laura Davies, Student Funding. firstname.lastname@example.org
Thu 13 March 2014
The book Fathers in Cultural Context, in which Professor Charlie Lewis wrote a chapter, has been selected as the 2014 winner of the Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award from Division 52 (International Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.
Tue 18 February 2014
Three of our PhD students just passed their vivas. Many congratulations!
Wed 05 February 2014
Dr To and Dr McCulloch have each been awarded an ESRC Transformative Grant, running for one year and worth approximately £10,000 each.
Wed 05 February 2014
Dr. Zoltan Dienes, University of Sussex
Wednesday 26 November 2014, 1600-1715
D18 Fylde College
Using Bayes to get the most out of null results
Dr Sally Linkenauger, Psychology
Tuesday 16 December 2014, 1340-1405
Lecture Theatre 1, Management School Building
Given that observing one's body is ubiquitous in experience, it is natural to assume that people accurately perceive the relative sizes of their body parts. This assumption is mistaken.
What Our Students Say
"The highlight of my MSc in Psychological Research Methods was completing my dissertation. My supervisor and other members of the department offered valuable advice and guidance, as well as allowing me to make my own decisions about the project."
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