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
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
We are delighted to announce a limited number of prestige scholarships of £1000 to full-time students taking Masters courses in the psychology department.
Tue 04 February 2014
Claire Kelly, who is doing her PhD with Dr Sandra Sunram-Lea and Dr Trevor Crawford, has won the best poster prize at the 25th British Ocular Motor Group (BOMG) Annual meeting, for her poster entitled "The role of glucose in self-control: incorporation of the antisaccade paradigm". Many congratulations.
Fri 31 January 2014
What Our Students Say
"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."
"The quality and expertise of the academic staff... the friendly and welcoming nature of all the people working in Psychology department.. the variety of international and local students that the department has and their warm community"