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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.

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Undergraduate Courses

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
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Postgraduate Study

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
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Psychology research at Lancaster is grouped in different subject areas - Developmental, Cognitive, Neuroscience, Social, Investigative Expertise.

Psychology Research


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Two Fully Funded PhD Projects in early language learning for EU/UK students

Psychology at Lancaster has two further vacancies for PhD students, funded through the new ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development (LuCiD), a multi-million pound collaboration between the Universities of Lancaster, Liverpool, and Manchester.

Thu 15 May 2014

Fully-funded psychology PhD opportunities

The Psychology Department is offering three fully funded teaching scholarships commencing in October 2014. The awards provide full tuition fees, a generous stipend and access to a grant towards research training support.

Fri 25 April 2014

New international centre established to address child language learning and delay

New international centre established to address child language learning and delay

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

Apply now for Peel Trust Studentships

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.

Thu 13 March 2014

Award for fatherhood book co-authored by Lancaster psychologist

Award for fatherhood book co-authored by Lancaster psychologist

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


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Psychology seminar series

Tim Harrison

Wednesday 22 October 2014, 1600-1715
D18 Fylde College

Psychology in the MoD: From Theory to Practice