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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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Research

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

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Leverhulme Trust backs infancy research at Lancaster

Research into child development is to benefit from two awards worth a total of £1.3m from The Leverhulme Trust.

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Mon 08 December 2014

Great reviews for new developmental psychology textbook

Great reviews for new developmental psychology textbook

Lancaster psychology professor Gert Westermann is the co-author of a new textbook, 'A Student's Guide to Developmental Psychology', which has already gathered some very favourable reviews.

Mon 24 November 2014

Dyslexia Association award for Lancaster professor

Dyslexia Association award for Lancaster professor

Professor Kate Cain is the recipient of the 2014 Samuel Torrey Orton Award from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). This award constitutes the organisation's highest honour in recognition of an individual's outstanding contributions to the scientific study of dyslexia from research to practice.

Fri 14 November 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. laura.davies@lancaster.ac.uk

Thu 13 March 2014