Study at a triple top 10 UK university

Your pathway to a degree in psychology

The Department of Psychology at Lancaster University will prepare you for a top career in your chosen field, with expert teaching staff and fantastic facilities giving you the skills you need to get ahead. You will have the opportunity to gain voluntary work experience through the Psychology Employability Programme, allowing you to develop invaluable skills for either a career in psychology or a graduate programme.

If you would like to study for an undergraduate psychology degree, Lancaster University International Study Centre is a great place to start your journey, where specialist tuition in English language and study skills is combined with psychology modules. Join a supportive and multicultural community of students and staff and look forward to a bright future.

Why study psychology at Lancaster University?

Leading the way

Psychology at Lancaster University is ranked 10th in the UK.

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

Making a difference

Lancaster is in the top 20 psychology departments in the UK for world-leading 4* research publications.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Career-focused

Ranked 5th for Graduate Prospects and 3rd for Employability.

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

Find your pathway

International Foundation Year in Social Studies

Improve your English language, learn more about the subject you love and gain academic preparation for your undergraduate degree at Lancaster University.

Entry requirements

A Lancaster ISC student reading in the library

Visit our entry requirements page to check what academic and English language grades you will need to achieve before applying to study at the International Study Centre

Fees

An international student on campus at Lancaster University

Find out important information on fees, such as tuition fees, accommodation costs, additional supplements and insurance costs for your time in the UK.

Progress to a psychology degree 

When you have completed your pathway programme at Lancaster University International Study Centre, you can progress to an undergraduate degree in psychology at Lancaster University.

  • 10th in the UK for Psychology The Times Good University Guide 2019
  • You will learn from passionate academics, all of whom are active researchers and world leaders in their field, which allows you to benefit from their insight, expertise and cutting-edge research.
  • Alongside your academic study, you will have the opportunity to gain voluntary work experience through our Psychology Employability Programme, allowing you to develop invaluable skills for either a career in psychology or a graduate programme. You can choose between working part-time in the community with charities and organisations that support vulnerable people, or working alongside staff in the Psychology Department on their groundbreaking research projects.

Make Lancaster your home

International students on campus at the Lancaster University International Study Centre

Student life in Lancaster is diverse and international. You will have access to everything you need right here on campus, from quiet spaces to study like the Learning Zone, to places to socialise like our cinema and restaurants. 

Location

Students chatting on the stairs in Lancaster

The International Study Centre is based on Lancaster University’s safe and modern campus. You will have easy access to a variety of facilities and from the day you arrive, you will be part of Lancaster’s welcoming community.

Joanna from Singapore studied International Foundation Year in Business and Management Studies.

"The International Study Centre is good. It’s just like being in a university. It gives you the opportunity to learn more about the university and what they do within the course."

Joanna from Singapore studied International Foundation Year in Life Sciences

Lancaster University International Study Centre