Lancaster University

Lancaster University is one of the premier academies in the world, reputed for its course structure, infrastructure, research facilities, and placement assistance. In 2011, the QS World University Rankings has placed this university in the 153rd position. In the same year, it achieved 131st rank as per a survey conducted by the Times Higher Education International Table.

Name of the Institution Lancaster University
Type of Institution Public University
Location/Contact Details Lancaster University,

Bailrigg, Lancaster,

LA1 4YW, United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1524 65201

Undergraduate Admissions:

Phone: +44 (0)1524 592028



Postgraduate Admissions:

Science, Engineering and Technology programmes

Postgraduate Admissions

Faculty of Science and Technology

Lancaster University



Telephone: +44 (0)1524 593795


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Lancaster University



Telephone: +44 (0)1524 510880


Health and Medicine programmes

Faculty of Health and Medicine

Lancaster University



Telephone: +44 (0)1524 593936


Business and Management (LUMS) programmes

Management School

Lancaster University



Telephone: +44 (0)1524 510733


Courses Offered
  • BA Hons
  • B.Sc Hons
  • BEng Hons
  • MEng Hons
  • MSci Hons
  • MChem Hons
  • LLB Hons
  • BBA Hons
  • MBChB
  • MPhys Hons


  • Art
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Biological Sciences
  • Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • School of Computing and Communications
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Educational Research
  • English and Creative Writing
  • European Languages and Cultures
  • Environmental Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
  • Linguistics and English Language
  • Management Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physics
  • Politics, Philosophy and Religion
  • Theatre Studies
  • Sociology
  • Organisation, Work and Technology
  • Psychology
  • Marketing
  • Music
  • Law
  • Lancaster Environment Centre


Admission Procedure/Eligibility Criteria For admission to undergraduate courses, Indian students need to complete XII from a recognized institute with a minimum of 80% to 85% from the best 4 subjects.

For admission to a master study, Indian students need to have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% in aggregate.

For admission to a PhD program, applicants need to have a master degree in that subject.

If the candidate’s mother tongue is not English, then he /she needs to qualify in a English language proficiency test, with minimum score as follows:

  • TOEFL – 93 (IBT)
  • IELTS – 6.5
  • PTE Academic (Pearson test of English) – 62
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English – Grade C
  • GCSE English – Grade C


Tuition and Living Expenses Fees for 2011-2012 session: (for international students)

Full time students studying in university – £11,425 to £14,580 per year, depending upon the subject of specialization.

Full time students studying away from university – £5,713 to £7,290 per year, depending upon the subject of specialization.

Part time students – £5,713 to £7,290 per year, depending upon the subject of specialization.

Visiting students – £9,870 per year, pro-rata for a period that is less than 1 year.

Writing-up – £200 (year 1)

- £400 (year 2)

- £800 (year 3)

Taught Courses: (for international students)

Accounting and Finance – £13,320 to £18,320

Management School – £13,000 to £25,000

Marketing – £14,000

Mathematics and Statistics – £3,174 to £12,500

[Fees may increase for 2012-2013 session]

Living expenses for international students – £8,800 per year. However, this depends upon the type and location of accommodation.

Scholarships The university offers scholarships to meritorious and needy students.
Placements The university has an active placement cell that arranges for part time and full time employment opportunities for international students.
Established in the Year 1964