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. Katrin Sakreida, University Hospital of RWTH Aachen, section clinical cognitive sciences
Wednesday 05 November 2014, 1600-1715
D18 Fylde College
Beyond motor functions of the human premotor cortex
Friday 14 November 2014, 1200-1400
Fylde Senior Common Room
After last year's success, the psychology department is organising a bake sale for Children in Need again. It will be held from 12 to 2pm on Friday the 14th November in Fylde Common Room. Feel free to come by and buy some of our delicious cakes. All proceeds of the sale will be donated to Children in Need (http://www.bbc.co.uk/childreninneed). If you would like to contribute to the bake sale by baking cakes or manning the stall, please contact Matt Hilton (email@example.com)
What Our Students Say
"I chose the MSc in Developmental Disorders at Lancaster because of the diverse range of topics covered on the Masters course"
"The staff team in the Psychology department at Lancaster University are the biggest selling point of the MSc in Social Psychology. They are all passionate about their subject, and are so approachable."